It’s tough being an island – all alone and conspicuous. There are many social media islands out there in companies. These people have been tasked with “getting some social media going”; they’re doing what no employee has done before; and what’s more, it doesn’t even look like real work.
If you feel like a social media island at your work the good news is that tomorrow is your day because Sydney (and the world) is having a Social Media Day. It’s essentially the world’s first unified day that celebrates online communities and a chance for social media champions to get together, share a drink, and tell war stories about fighting the good fight to make the world a better and more connected, social place.
In Sydney, visiting BBC journalist and social media expert, Euan Semple, will be sharing his knowledge and expertise around introducing social media tools into large, successful organisation such as Nokia, The World Bank and NATO.
The worldwide event has drawn interest from over 8000 people across 86 countries, with nearly 500 worldwide events taking place tomorrow. Attendees will use the hash tag #smday on Flickr, YouTube and Twitter.
When: Wednesday, 30 June at 6.30pm
Where: Ivy Ballroom at 320-330 George Street
Posted by Renee Creer