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San Diego Social Media Day arrives on June 30

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social3Online gurus and geniuses will be gathering “offline” (in other words, in person) or IRL (“in real life”) at the San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina next Monday, June 30, from 9:45 in the morning until 4:45 in the evening. Days after Hilary is in town for the largest biotech professionals gathering on the planet, the fifth annual Social Media Day will bring together the biggest collection of social media specialists ever.

The conference, composed of two different learning paths and many opportunities to network (the old fashioned way) marks the many aspects of modern life and commerce that have been touched by the creation and widespread adoption of social media techniques by commerce and business.

“Social Media Beach” is the name many in the industry have unofficially bestowed upon America’s Finest City. Several of the leading thinkers in the social media brain trust choose to reside here, and many of them will be speakers at the event. Among those attending and holding sessions are YouTube’s Zach King, Instagram’s Jenn Herman, Google+’s Martin Shervington, LinkedIn’s Ron Nash and Facebook’s Mari Smith.social2

During the teaching portion of the conference several large San Diego-based corporations that have been using social media to grow and strengthen their brands will share ideas, tactics, overall strategic visions and tricks of the trade. Firms with a presence at the event include Petco, the San Diego Chargers, and Facebook.

Tickets for the learning classes are $75. The networking reception, which begins at 5 pm and offers food, wine and drinks, is open to the public and is free.

social1Nationally, Social Media Day was first begun by Mashable four years ago. It is a commemoration of the accomplishments in technology and computer programming, as applicable to the internet, which allow all people to keep in touch in real-time, to exchange information via voice and text regardless of their location in the world, and to use the different websites that have grown over time to coordinate both personal and commercial interests. In San Diego, the conference is logistically run by Casual Fridays and Web Wizards.

1 Comment

  1. austin

    June 26, 2014 at 2:31 pm

    ENDS!WEEK is the ultimate social networking world which allows you to connect with people in your personal life as well as your business life while keeping them separate on the same network. People who are friends with you in your Business life cannot see who you are friends with in your personal life and vise versa. You can join the Personal side, the Business side or Both. With ENDS!WEEK Personal you can share pictures, info about yourself/ your friends and family, as well as make full time status updates and connect with your friends and family around the globe. With ENDS!WEEK Business you can share all of the benefits that the Personal side has to offer connecting with your business world. ENDS!WEEK Business also has the added benefit of uploading your Resume and/ or credentials directly to your profile and enables you to update/ edit any changes to it while on the network. Don’t have a career path yet? Share what field you plan to go into! We are glad to have you as part of our family at ENDS!WEEK.

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