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Social Media Week London – picks for #EventProfs

Tomorrow the Social Media Week London madness begins!

I attended the event in the past two years and will try to attend as many events possible this year as well. The Social Media Week is an event concept and brand. During this week other events take place in major cities around the world and some of them are even in live stream. While most of the Social Media Week London events take place in central London, the week can be very hectic so it is necessary to plan your time very strategically and focus on the information that will bring you the most value. While you can purchase a weekly pass and attend exclusive events, there are also free of charge, independent events taking place.

As every year, I will attend events that have relation to the events industry and encourage event professionals to attend regardless your current knowledge on the topic. When I first attended, my blog was still very small and I didn’t even know that one day it will grow to be what it is today. I met lots of people working in digital marketing, IT, entrepreneurs, CEO of multinational companies and got inspired to improve my blog and take it to the next level.

I just checked out this year’s programme and happy to share with you some of the Social Media Week London picks for event professionals:

Monday

1. What a Man Jumping From Space can Teach us About Socially Powered Live Events: Full event description here

When? 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Where? Lexis, 75 Bermondsey Street, London, SE1 3XF

2. Social + Mobile – The shape of things to come and what convergence means for marketers: Full event description here.

When? 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Where? IBM South Bank 76 Upper Ground, London, SE1 9PZ

Tuesday

1. Stories without words…Don’t just be seen, be remembered: Full event description here.

When? 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM

Where? National Gallery, Sainsbury Wing TheatreTrafalgar Square, London , WC2N 5DN

2. Quanting the qual: effective social listening and mentions: Full event description here.

When? 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Where? Emerson Studios, Emerson Street, London. SE1 9DU

3. What can business learn from Wimbeldon’s social strategy? Full event description here.

When? 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Where? IBM South Bank 76 Upper Ground, London, SE1 9PZ

Wednesday

1. Getting value from viral: how ideas maximize media: Full event description here.

When? 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM 

Where? Cass Business School, 106 Bunhill Row, London EC1Y 8TZ

2. Pinterest vs Instagram: Full event description here.

When? 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Where? London College of FashionRHS East, 1st Floor, London W1G 0BJ

Thursday

1. Why GIFS are the future of B2B marketing: embracing visual content in a business context: Full event description here

When? 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Where? Central Working – White Chapel Escalator, 69-89 Mile End Rd, London , E1 4TT

I had fantastic time in the past two years and learned a lot. Each event I’ll attend this year I’ll try to share with you some of the valuable insights. To stay updated on the latest news you can follow me on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

Will you be attending the Social Media Week in London or elsewhere? What are your picks?

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