List of Upcoming Social Media Events in 2012
San Francisco, California
They have a website that
shows details of last year’s events as well as this year’s. They give a range of information, including
on issues of social media.
This is a yearly,
international Wikmedia community conference.
This allows the general public and industry experts to mingle for free
information/ knowledge. This initiative
is a combination of international events which deals with a lot of different Internet
issues including social media.
San Diego, California
This is well known around
America and is intermingled with plenty of social media issues, along with
their sister events in San Francisco called APE, and in Anaheim in WonderCon.
Fortune Brainstorm Tech
This is a big consortium
event of technology experts and social media thinkers, users, operators,
innovators, entrepreneurs and influencers.
This is a mixing event
where you can get in touch with other business people, or investors, developers
and innovators in online business, including social media. They all form part of the online community
that is dedicated to the manipulation of online tools and techniques for
profit. These tools include the
development of open source tools too, so this is not just a money matters
event; genuine innovation and commitment are a part of it too.
This event teaches young
people and young adults with developmental disabilities about online and
offline issues including utilizing social media. The event ranges from individual use, to
workplace use, to simply joining, and adding to a community.
Silicon Valley Innovation Summit
Santa Clara, California
There is an event called
AlwaysOn which is a yearly gathering of the biggest most powerful tech brokers
and VCs business persons. If you are
looking to be a mover or shaker in any online area, then give this one a
try. It is held inside the Santa Clara University
and this will be the second year of the event.
This event is just for
women, both novices and veterans, and is for women from around the world to
come and discuss issues and inspire each other.
International Food Blogger Conference
This is orchestrated by
Zephyr Adventures and Foodista.com and is their first event for people and
companies that blog on issues of food.
There are educational opportunities and sessions, and it is a great way
of networking with other people in the industry.
Content Marketing World
This is a gathering of a
lot of content marketing individuals and professionals, all of which use some
sort of social media.
TechCrunch Disrupt SF
San Francisco, California
TechCrunch Disrupt comes with a lot of mini
events. For example, they start with Hackathon, then give information for tech
startups in an event called Startup Battlefield. The last event is called Disrupt SF, in which
industry experts offer insights and advice.
After the growth of Cloud within Silicon
Valley, this event/expo gives some really good information on all aspects of
online business, including social media.
They give teaching sessions and networking sessions too.
National Association of Government Webmasters
Kansas City, Missouri
Anybody can attend this
event and gain some insight on the online initiatives and movements of the
government web experts.
Big Data & the Cloud
This innovation summit of
predictive analytics has an obvious crossover with social media analytics. It has presentations, interactive formats, open
discussions and breakout sessions.