Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Social Media in Business Forum - huge success!

The Social Media in Business Forum (Twitter hashtag #SMBizForumNZ) organised by CAANZ's Digital Leadership Group was a whopping success.

Date: Thursday, 11 March, 2010
Venue: The Rendezvous Hotel Auckland
Time: 1.30 - 5.30 pm

On the day, 6 keynote speakers (local & international) shared their insights on the commercial power of social media:

Tony Gardner, CEO, Saatchi & Saatchi DGS and Chair, DLG

David Whittle, CEO of digital agency, MARK Sydney

Iaan Buchanan, Marketing Manager – Energy Frucor Beverages

Duncan Blair, Head of Brand & Communications, Orcon

Jayson Bryant, Founder & Owner, The Wine Vault

Chris Chambers, Director of Digital Marketing, Tourism Queensland (‘Best Job in the World’ campaign.)

Here's a photo gallery of guests, speakers and CAANZ DLG members at the Social Media in Business Forum:

L-R: Darryn Melrose, Tony Gardner, Dean Howie

L-R: Matt Scott, Mike Wilson, Rick Osborne

L-R: Vaughn Davis, Adam Good, Chris Chambers

L-R: Dave King, Jayson Bryant

L-R: Mike Wilson, Dave Whittle
Dean Howie, Kathryn Michie (AmCham), Violet Ellis, Ceri John, Anupriya Verma

Not only was SMBiz sold-out and packed to capacity, it was a great forum for key learnings - the latest SM tools, their application in business, along with some very useful case studies and real-world success stories.



For the detailed low-down on what each speaker spoke about in their presentation, click here.

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