social media week

First Batch of Tickets Released for Social Media Week London Events

Tickets by Brendan Riley

Save the date: 7th-11th Feb 2011. In less than four weeks London joins New York, San Francisco, Rome, Paris, Toronto, Sao Paulo, Hong Kong and Istanbul for Social Media Week 2011.

Over 500 tickets have been have booked already, but there's still time to grab yours. Keep an eye on the schedule as events are being added every day, we're expecting over 70, double last year's total.

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Building the Social Web for Museums, Galleries and Education

As a part of the Social Media Week, BrightLemon are bringing together leading lights of the Museum, Gallery and Education sector to share best practices, advice and case studies that explore the viral power of social networks.

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Date: 8 February 2011
Location: Cass Business School, UK

Social Media Week 2011 - Interested in Hosting an Event?

Social Media Week 2010

Social Media Week London currently has 40 confirmed events over the week (7-11th Feb 2011), but we’re still looking for more.

Rome have 70 confirmed events and New York are aiming for 125! Let’s not be beaten by the Americans or the Italians, let’s make London the best on both quantity and quality!

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Join us for our Christmas Shindig with Digital Mission & Social Media Week

Pueblito Paisa by Luz A. Villa

It’s almost Christmas, and therefore a fantastic excuse for a festive themed Chinwag Shindig.

With Social Media Week London hoving into view in February, we thought it’d be great to bring together the community that we work with, across Chinwag.comChinwag JobsDigital Mission and, of course, Social Media Week.

Nothing too formal, just a friendly knees-up on 8th December, so put the date in your diaries now. We’ll be providing a merry drink or two, so you’ll just need to bring along some festive cheer.

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Social Media Week London Scores Stellar Advisory Board

Jumbo Fridge Magnets by Sam Michel

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.

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Geekdrinks is a meritocratic, open source, social drinking and "notworking" night for anyone in PR, marcomms, and media who considers themselves a geek and likes to have a drink.

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Date: 5 February 2010
Location: The Phoenix Arts Club, UK

Social Media Week: London - The 1000heads Social Media Week Digest

Hopefully by now you’ve all had the chance to visit at least one of the fantastic SMWLDN events this week and the Digest is an opportunity for you to come together and share stories about what you’ve seen and done.

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Date: 5 February 2010
Location: ICA, UK

Doughnuts for Drupal - Drupal for Social Media

As part of Social Media Week, FreshNetworks will be hosting "Doughnuts for Drupal" - a free, informal breakfast and discussion about using Drupal as a social media platform. The event will also launch the FreshNetworks drupal hub.

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Date: 5 February 2010
Location: FreshNetworks, UK

Saturday Passion Tweetup

A chance to talk with passionate people! Hoping to cross-fertilise some of the cool people I know in London. In the nicest possible way, of course.

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Date: 6 February 2010
Location: Brixton (tbc), UK

London Twitter Developer Nest 6

The event will be developer and startup-centric with the content best suited to people who are already developing applications on top of Twitter or who intend to start building a Twitter application in the near future.

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Date: 4 February 2010
Location: Sun CBC, UK

Radio 4 Tweetup

We've decided to chip into the programme of activity in London with a Radio 4 tweetup (that's a Twitter meetup, an informal gathering organised on Twitter) on Thursday 4 February at 1930 in the vicinity of Broadcasting House, Radio 4's central London home.

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Date: 4 February 2010
Location: Broadcasting House (nearby), UK

Workshop - Broadcast Opportunities within Social Media

A one hour workshop showing how brands can engage directly with their audiences within the social media environment using their own broadcast assets.

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Date: 4 February 2010
Location: markettiers4dc, UK

Press Release: London's Business Community Connects for Social Media Week 2010

Social Media Week LondonLondon’s Business Community Connects for Social Media Week 2010

PRESS RELEASE: London, UK, Thursday 28th January 2010

A diverse range of events, covering everything from music, property, politics and charity through to recruitment, will be held next week from 1st to 5th February for Social Media Week London. A global initiative that sees simultaneous activity in New York, Berlin, Toronto, San Francisco, and Sao Paulo, Social Media Week aims to identify and advance social media practices and policy in the corporate, public and non-profit sectors.

Organised in London by Chinwag, the UK digital community, Social Media Week has drawn the support of industry bodies such as the Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB UK) and British Interactive Media Association (BIMA) and generous support from sponsors including Meebo & icrossing and a wide range of companies which are organising events as part of the schedule.

Over 20 debates, panel discussions, presentations and socials are running over the course of the week, many of which are free to attend, bringing together experts in social media strategy and practice with those interested in or already deploying these new communication channels in different business sectors.

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Social Media Week: London - Opening Night Reception

London’s first Social Media Week wouldn’t be complete without a celebration, so the kind folks at Meebo and icrossing are helping us put on a bit of a bash.

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Date: 1 February 2010
Location: Adam Street Members' Club, UK

Monkeys Tweetup

An informal gathering with a serious purpose: this event is for anyone interested in the anthropological / sociological impact of social media - does it have a part to play in social evolution?

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Date: 5 February 2010
Location: The Drunken Monkey, UK