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Social Media Shift: Bridging the Gap at MRU

 

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This is not a family fun event, attraction or even an article about what to do with your kids this weekend so why am I writing a post about this conference?

Family Fun Calgary has grown exponentially using social media to promote our website. In fact, when we started using Twitter and Facebook, traffic to our website tripled and sponsorship opportunities started to trickle in. These sponsorship opportunities pay the bills at Family Fun Calgary and allow us to continue to provide you with all the latest information on family friendly events and activities happening in Calgary.

I’ve attended a number of conferences and workshops discussing social media and it never ceases to amaze me how effective it can be if you use it properly. Social Media Shift has a particularly stellar cast and I am so excited to attend this year.

If you work in sales or marketing, are a blogger or own a business I would like to invite you to join me to attend Social Media Shift on May 10th and learn about Bridging the Gap between traditional marketing and this craziness (and awesomeness) of social media.

There will be several hot shot speakers sharing their plethora of knowledge on the subject including Chris Brogan, Alexandra Samuel, Peter Shankman and Julien Smith.

Tickets for the conference are $425 + GST but you still have time to grab the early bird price of $375 + GST if you purchase your ticket by April 23rd.

Social Media Shift Conference Details:

When: May 10th, 2012
Where: Ross Glenn Hall at Mount Royal University
Address: 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW, Calgary AB
Time: 9:00 am – 2:00pm
Cost: $425 + GST (early bird rate of $375 + GST  until April 23rd)
Website: mtroyal.ca/mrushift
Register here: http://bit.ly/H86CVC

Speaker Twitter handles:

@ChrisBrogan
@PeterShankman
@Julien
@AWSamuel

If you want to follow along and see what people are saying about this awesome conference, follow the hashtag #MRUShift

 

About Melissa Vroon

Melissa is a co-founder of Family Fun Calgary. She loves taking her kids to all the places she visited as a kid and sharing her adventures online.

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