Chamber gathers local talent for social media summit

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Chamber gathers local talent for social media summit

The Chamber’s next half-day summit is all about social media, and we’re gathering some of the area’s biggest names to bring their experience and expertise.

The Social Media Summit is 8 a.m.-1 p.m. July 18 at The Chamber, 826 Ewing St., Fort Wayne.

Heather Schoegler, director of community engagement at Parkview Health, will be sharing creative ways non-profits can use social media to create brand ambassadors. She’ll focus on why social media isn’t a one-size fits all approach. Instead, nonprofits can have success by tailoring their strategy to their mission and in order to connect to people’s passions.

Anthony Juliano, vice president of marketing and social media strategy at Asher Agency, will help attendees go beyond the LinkedIn profile and understand its features and functionality so you can leverage its power. If you’ve ever asked yourself “I’m on LinkedIn…Now What?” you’ll get the answers you’ve been looking for.

Kevin Mullett, Cirrus ABS’s director of product development and a recognized authority on social media, will be bringing his knowledge and passion about the Google+ social network to attendees.

Among the other presenters will be:

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[li]”Who Owns Social Media Content?” by Jeremy N. Gayed, Barrett & McNagny[/li]
[li]”What Can My Employees Post?” by Anthony M. Stites, Barrett & McNagny[/li]
[li]”Attracting Attention,” by Brian Gallagher, Embassy Theatre[/li]
[li]”Facebook Strategy,” by the staff of the TinCaps[/li]
[li]”Social Media Engagement,” by Michele Morrical and Andrew Welch, Ivy Tech[/li]

Early-bird registration ends 5 p.m. Monday, July 9. The early-bird rate is $49 for Chamber members and $99 for nonmembers. After 5 p.m. July 9, the registration rate is $69 for Chamber members and $129 for nonmembers. The registration fee also includes breakfast, lunch, and all materials. Payment for this event is nonrefundable.

Register at Lunch for the attendees is sponsored by Nelson’s. Coffee is sponsored by Office Depot.


About the Chamber
The Greater Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit organization dedicated to serving its membership of 1,665 Northeast Indiana businesses. The Chamber serves as a catalyst for economic growth in Northeast Indiana by providing relevant business resources for our members and facilitating strategic connections across business, education, and government. As the recognized voice of commerce in our region, we leverage our influence to advocate a pro-business agenda at the local, state and federal levels while serving as a government watchdog to keep our members informed of policy changes that will impact their businesses. By working in partnership with regional stakeholders, we will align the development efforts of our community to drive progress and promote economic vitality for Northeast Indiana.

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