Social Media Week London Scores Stellar Advisory Board

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Today, we put out a press release announcing a fantastic line-up of advisors to work with us on the upcoming Social Media Week London. There's lots of opportunity to get involved, so please get in touch if you'd like to find out more.


London, Friday 5th November 2010 - Building on the success of last year’s event, the organizers of Social Media Week London have kicked off the planning process for 2011 with the announcement of a formidable advisory board that brings together a wealth of talent and experience from across the industry.

The Social Media Week London advisory board includes:

Social Media Week LondonSocial Media Week takes place from 7th-11th February 2011 simultaneously in ten cities around the world: New York, London, San Francisco, Berlin, Toronto, São Paulo, Paris, and Rome. In 2010 event 450 events took place in 11 cities with over 18,000 attendees and 200,000 users online. The London event included 35 events taking place across the city with over 3,000 attendees.

The lead organisers for Social Media Week London event is digital community Chinwag where Sam Michel and Mellissa Norman will co-direct. "We’re delighted and humbled by the support we’ve had at such an early stage from such an influential and knowledgeable group. What makes Social Media Week different is the collaborative nature of the event, it means many more people can get involved in the events whether producing, hosting, presenting, volunteering or contributing ideas", said Sam Michel.

Unlike many traditional conferences, Social Media Week aims to provide free access to as much of the content, programming and events as possible. This is made possible by support from brand partners that have included Financial Times, iCrossing, PepsiCo, Vodafone, Nokia, Meebo, and

Anyone interested in getting involved can get more information and sign-up through the Getting Involved section of the Social Media Week London website:


Press Release

The official release is available to download in Word and PDF formats. If you have any queries, feel free to email smwlondonatchinwag [dot] com or call us on +44 (0)20 7183 2923.

Photo (cc) Sam Michel.

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