The Social Shake-Up 2014: It's Time to Shake It Up (Again)

Robin Carey
Robin Fray Carey CEO, Social Media Today LLC

Posted on March 3rd 2014

The Social Shake-Up 2014: It's Time to Shake It Up (Again)

Social Shake-Up in Atlanta 2014

Today is the day: we’re officially launching The Social Shake-Up 2014, and we couldn’t be more excited. We’re holding a kick-off, invite-only breakfast in Austin on Friday, March 7 as part of SXSW Interactive. We’ll be introducing some new themes at the breakfast, and some great speakers from Siemens, MasterCard, IBM and Whole Foods. But the rest of the spring and summer, we’ll be hard at work pulling together the best content on the planet that demonstrates how social media and social business are shaking up the ways we get things done.

Because we are still committed to making The Social Shake-Up laser-focused on what real brands are doing in the real world, we’re once again coming to Atlanta, home of thirteen FORTUNE 500 companies and many leading divisions. We received such a huge welcome from the city last year, especially from Councilmember Kwanza Hall, that we had to come back. 

Some of the comments we heard from you after last year's Shake-Up, where hundreds of you joined us at the W Hotel in Atlanta: “great networking,” “fresh insights,” “great part of the city,” “all the right people,” “very comprehensive” -- and my personal favorite: “more content than I could possibly get to.”

What’s new about The Social Shake-Up 2014? Some of the new ideas we’ll be exploring in the panels and keynotes this year are:

  • Human-to-human vs. programmatic marketing
  • More on future technologies, including mobile, scanning and wearable technology
  • A full track on security and privacy: what you need to worry about and what you don’t
  • The emerging models of the collaborative economy and what that means in particular for marketing
  • The Holy Grail: greater integration with back-end CRM

We’re delighted to also announce that one of this year’s keynotes will be delivered by Jeremiah Owyang, Chief Catalyst, Founder at Crowd Companies, one of the most articulate and long-standing proponents for the progressive benefits of digital transformation that we know. He’ll be well along by then in his evangelism for the collaborative economy, and we’re looking forward to seeing his results.

Here's what you need to do today: register for a pass now to get Early Bird pricing. That means a whopping 45% off a full-conference pass. This will be the absolute lowest price we offer, and it only lasts until May 16. Space is limited, so act fast.

Join us in Atlanta September 16 and 17. We’re looking forward to seeing you there.

Robin Carey

Robin Fray Carey

CEO, Social Media Today LLC

In 2007, Robin Carey founded Social Media Today, LLC, one of the first companies to manage online B2B communities that connect large organizations with people they want to influence. A veteran of the big-book print media world that included Fortune, Newsweek and BusinessWeek, she had built her reputation on architecting powerful strategies that delivered to blue-chip corporate clients and their agencies ways to corral and connect with their customers, and equally importantly, their customers’ trusted influencers. As traditional media went digital, and the internet went social, Robin was one of the first to realize that the emerging social media platforms offered huge promise to corporations seeking to interact directly with, and learn from, their customers, their employees, and experts from the Ivy Towers, the Street and the Hill.

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Madhava Verma Dantuluri
Posted on March 3rd 2014 at 1:55PM

Good share and yes. its really time to re-assess the techniques been followed and how to adopt to new strategies. Good tips you mentioned to follow.