Boston’s Mashable Social Media Day #smday

Social Media Day
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Mashable saw that there was no Official Social Media Day so they decided to start one! So on Jun 3oth all over the world (10,306 people in 93 countries, at last count) will be celebrating Social Media Day.

Boston’s Social Media Day will be from 6-9pm at Seaport Hotel LightHouse Room

Oh if you haven’t signed up to attend then go to Social Media Day Boston Meetup Page if you can’t make the event for whatever reason, see below for Live Video Stream courtesy of Steve Garfield of Steve

Boston’s Social Media Day will have Small Agenda – Very Short Presentations (< 10min) on State of Social Media from a few different perspectives then a panel discussion w/giveaways throughout the night.

6:00 Networking
6:30 State of Social Media in :

Higher EducationMike Petroff Pic

Mike is the Web Manager for Enrollment at Emerson College in Boston, MA. He leads web marketing and online recruitment efforts for undergraduate and graduate admission. Mike also chairs the social media group at Emerson as they work on coming up with ways to use the social web to recruit the next generation of students. You can find him on Twitter at @mikepetroff.

Small BusinessJa-Naé Duane

Strategist, artist, creative economist, and author of “How to Start Your Business with $100” Ja-Naé Duane is CEO of Wild Women Entrepreneurs, CEO of Ja-Naé Duane Ventures, Co-Founder of the Massachusetts Artist Leaders Coalition, and Founder of The Leaders. Ja-Naé is also a professional opera singer, social media strategist, and a faculty member at Northeastern University. Visit her site and Twitter: @TheSunQueen

MarketingDan Zarrella

Dan Zarrella is an award-winning social, search, and viral marketing scientist and author of the O’Reilly Media book “The Social Media Marketing Book“. He has a background in web development and combines his programming capabilities with a passion for social marketing to study social media behavior from a data-backed position and teach marketers scientifically grounded best practices. He currently works as marketing product owner at HubSpot. Twitter: @DanZarrella

DatingThomas Edward Pic

Thomas Edwards is quickly establishing himself as Boston’s number one dating coach. Since he started this site in March of 2009, he’s worked with over 100 clients and has been featured in major media outlets including the Wall Street Journal and E!Online. Frequently described as “Boston’s Hitch,” Thomas has helped men find relationships and more fulfilling lives, through personal development over the course of months of coaching. Twitter: @UrWingMan

Entertainment (Music)Erin Hines

Vice President of Live Entertainment Experiences ~ Artist Live Specializing in all aspects of Live Entertainment Experiences from marketing to live show management & public relations for Artist Live Boston! Artist Live Boston is designed and dedicated to feature the top music talent from the New England area of the United States. Designed to expose and platform the Northeast region’s best kept secret music talents to the world via Live show events, TV & film projects and recorded music both physically & digitally. Twitter: @ERIN__HINES

GovernmentBrad Blake

Brad built and oversees Governor Patrick’s Web and Social Media efforts including Twitter, online video and photos, blogs, moderating and responding to feedback, and developing digital media strategy. He also drives collaboration with the state’s Information Technology Division in addressing security, infrastructure, privacy, public records, copyright, accessibility, terms of use, archiving, etc. to give agencies and individuals solid guidance and best practices around implementation, policy changes, and safe use of social media tools and technologies. Twitter: @bradmblake

Traditional MediaSteve Safran

Steve Safran comes to us with 20 years experience in the media. He was one of the original producers at NECN – New England Cable News when it started back in 1992. He was also a producer at WBZ in the mid-90s. Steve was also a pioneer in blogging, starting with the convergence media website “Lost Remote” in 2000, where he is now editor in chief. Steve is a consultant these days, and counts among his clients NPR, where he works as an editorial liaison between local radio affiliates and the network. Twitter:@steviesaf

Non-ProfitsCody Damon

Cody is the Social Media Director for Common Sense NMS, where he works with some of the leading progressive causes in the world. Cody’s ideas have spawned actionable change for partners such as (RED), NRDC, and Human Rights First. Cody also serves as a board-fellow for ArtCorps, a non-profit organization that uses the arts to advance social change initiatives in developing countries. Twitter: @codydamon

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Photo Album
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Video Recap
Streaming Recordings by Steve Garfield

Joselin Mane, @BostonTweetUp, Intro

Intro by Mike Petroff

Intro by Ja-Naé Duane

Intro by Dan Zarrella

Intro by Thomas Edwards

Intro by Erin Hines

Intro by Brad Blake

Intro by Steve Safran

Intro by Cody Damon

Panel Discussion