Know anyone in the association or non-profit world?
On Thursday, July 9, SmartBrief will host an event in downtown D.C. for industry trade groups eager to incorporate social media and word-of-mouth tactics into their overall strategy. This one-day summit explores the measurable impact of the social Web on the business needs of associations and non-profits.
Organized by SmartBrief and SocialFish, Buzz2009: Social Media for Associations offers association execs the opportunity to meet some of the biggest names in social media, including Apple visionary, author and Twitter super-user Guy Kawasaki, Word of Mouth Marketing Association founder Andy Sernovitz and Return Path e-mail goddess Stephanie Miller.
Why organize an event exclusively for trade groups? Besides SmartBrief on Social Media, we at SmartBrief, publish 100+ daily e-mail newsletters in partnership with industry associations (e.g. IAB SmartBrief, NRF SmartBrief CEA SmatBrief — you get the idea). Because community-based advocacy groups are a natural fit for social media, our association partners have embraced the innovations we’ve pioneered in SmartBrief on Social Media.
Buzz2009 is the only event that ties cutting-edge social media concepts and practices to the challenges of association management.
At Buzz2009, association professionals will learn how to use social media to:
- Recruit more members.
- Energize events.
- Activate community online.
- Reinvent publishing with online content models.
- Engage volunteers by leveraging social capital.
- Raise money through social fundraising and micro-donations.
- Connect grass-roots advocacy efforts with public conversations online.
If you know any association execs who might benefit from these social media insights, please direct them to http://www.buzz2009.org/ to learn more and register.