Columbus AMA will be holding a great event on our campus this week featuring Team Cbus. Tickets are only $5 for OSU students.
“Mobilizing Virtual Community: En Route with Team Cbus”
Panelists: Nate Riggs - Captain and Owner, Social Business Strategies; Elijah R. Young - Co-Founder of Social Talk Live; Sarah Storer - Blogger at “The Naked Redhead”; Mike Whalling - Owner, 30Lines; and Eric Leslie - Owner, Be On Scene
Moderator: Jennifer Hallowes - Communications, Marketing, PR and Social Media Strategist with Astute Solutions.
The May Social Media SIG event features a panel discussion on how Team Cbus was formed, their purpose and how they mobilized a virtual community to “travel with them” on an actual road trip to the SXSW (South by Southwest) Interactive Convention, Austin Texas. With assistance from sponsor Astute Solutions (among others), Team Cbus ended the Chevy SXSW Road Trip Challenge as the top ranking team in the United States. Additionally, Team Cbus members will provide insights into important social, mobile and interactive media advancements premiering at the SXSW event.
Attendees will take away the following invaluable insights:
1. Strategies on virtual community development
2. Social, mobile and interactive media advancements presented at SXSW conference
3. Social media metrics
Team Cbus is the story of five Cbusrs competing on behalf of the city of Columbus in the Chevy SXSW Roadtrip Challenge. Team members include:
-Nate Riggs: Captain and Owner, Social Business Strategies. Successful entrepreneur. Social Media strategist and industry thought leader. Nationally recognized conference speaker, professional blogger, and consultant.
-Elijah R. Young: Co-Founder of Social Talk Live, Serial Entrepreneur, Brand and Social Media strategist. Leading contributor to popular industry blog, Social Media Examiner.
-Sarah Storer: Blogger at “The Naked Redhead,” speaker, storyteller, community enthusiast, experience in communicatio, and content strategy.
-Mike Whalling: Owner, 30Lines; successful entrepreneur, Web, SEO, and Social Media strategist and founder of the multi-family industry Twitter chat, #prchat.
-Eric Leslie: Owner, Be On Scene; successful entrepreneur; Web, SEO, video, and community building. Projects include Six Degrees of Dublin and The Batten Journey. Provides his own costumes for photo shoots.
Registration will close Tuesday, May 3, at 5 p.m. Credit card payment accepted only through online registration. No refunds for cancellations after deadline; unpaid no-shows will be billed.
Date: May 4, 2011
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Where: Scott Lab - E0024, The Ohio State University, Building 148, 201 W. 19th Ave., Columbus, OH 43210
For more information, please visit the AMA invitation page.