Get Involved: Social Media Week, February 13 -17

Social Media Week, February 13-17 Worldwide

Want to learn more how social media can impact your brand? Well, now’s the time to sign up for free seminars during Social Media Week. This semi-annual global event will be taking place in New York and 11 other cities February, 13-17. We’ve scouted the schedule and picked a couple sessions that may be relevant to you as you start to build your brand and network.

Social Media Week, February 13-17 Worldwide


How Street Style Blogs Affect Retail and Design

Hear how retailers and designers are being inspired by street style and its impact on the fashion retail space. Join Senior Style Director Kate Lanphear, Hearst street style photographers and fashion retailers as they weigh in on this trend.

Where: Hearst Magazines
When: Wednesday, February 15 at 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Why: Learn what’s trending in the retail space so you know how to pitch boutiques and stores
How: Sign up at Social Media Week

LinkedIn Keynote

Listen to Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of LinkedIn, Reid Hoffman speak about how you can treat your brand like a start up and accelerate your career.

Where: Bloomberg
When: Friday, February 17 from 8:30-9:30am
Why: This is your opportunity to learn and be inspired from one of the best while also getting tips on how to network and take advantages of the opportunities on the site
How: Sign up at Social Media Week

Harnessing the Power of Social Content for Advertisers

Learn Yahoo!’s ‘Five Rules for the Next Generation of Social’ and hear from industry leaders speak on best practices for social content.

Where:  JWT
When: Thursday, February 16 at 3:00 – 5:00pm
Why: You probably have a blog, Facebook, Twitter and now Pinterest (hopefully) and need to know how it works together for your brand.
How: Sign up at Social Media Week

Email and Social Media: The New Rules of Engagement

Learn the importance of both social media and email marketing and how to balance both in your overall brand strategy.

Where: Thomson Reuters
When: Wednesday, February 15 at 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Why: Sometimes reaching a buyer or a customer is better through email, but having a presence on social media is vital to your brand success. Get the scoop on how to do both!
How: Sign up at Social Media Week

Check out the entire schedule at Social Media Week
Are you an emerging designer or have a resource to share? Please feel free to contact me at hello@themergingdesigner.com

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