Social Media Stars Boston – A BostonTweetUp Review


On Sunday, October 2, 2011 from 5:45 PM to 7:30 PM, Jo selin Mane of BostonTweetUp was invited to attend #SMStars by Persia Tatar one of the founding members of Social Media Society and one of the organizer of the #SMStars event.

The event was to award several individuals that were doing innovative things in Boston via Social Media.

Here are the names of the winners :

  • Christina Inge, VP Social Media, AMA Boston
  • Ann Zeigler Marketing Manager, Boston Red Sox
  • Dharmesh Shah, Founder, CTO HubSpot
  • Suzanne Livingston, Chief Evangelist and Senior Product Manager, IBM
  • John Gallant, Chief Content Officer and Brian Carlson, Editor in Chief, IDG Enterprise
  • Alex Bottiglio, Internet Marketing Director, Karmin Music
  • Lauri Stevens, Principal, LAwS Communications
  • David Oksman, Head of Marketing, the Life is good Company
  • Jenna Lebel, Managing Director, Social Media Strategy, Likeable Media
  • Ann Handley, Founder, MarketingProfs
  • Liz Loney, Junior Strategist, MRM Worldwide
  • Michael Hall, Director of New Media, New England Sports Network
  • CC Chapman, Author, Speaker, Entrepreneur
  • Ian Cohen, Executive Producer, Weber Shandwick

It was great to see many of the award winners have been associated with BostonTweetUp in one way or another.

  • We coached Christina on how to best run tweetups for the AMA and now they seem to run them every month.
  • Joselin Mane was invited to a roundtable discussion with the red sox on how to best leverage tweetups and social media
  • Ann Handley we help put together a couple of tweetups
  • We are been a long time supporter of Hubspot and all of their events and visit HupSpot TV almost weekly
  • We interviewed Laurie Stevens at 140Boston and event we co-hosted


  • CC Chapman has run the Social Media mini-tweetup at MegaTweetUp
  • We had Karim perform at MegaTweetUp

Congrats to all the winners and we look forward to hearing more about the Social Media Society when they return to Boston.