Let’s Get Connected: How to be a socialite at #IBMConnect
Colleen Burns 120000C4RP firstname.lastname@example.org | | Tags:  connect conference ibm_connect marjorie_madfis ibmconnect social
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With IBM Connect 2013 just a week away, we want to be sure you are socially prepared to make the most of the conference. If you haven’t registered yet, there is still time. Register now and then come back read this post. But if you aren’t able to join us in Orlando, don’t let that stop you from participating!
How to be a socialite at IBM Connect 2013
Follow us on Twitter @IBMConnect
Official hash tag for conference news: #IBMConnect (“unofficial” hashtag for extracurricular activities #IC13 )
Share with a broader audience: #IBM #socbiz
And throughout the year, follow @IBMSocialBiz
(On site: To find out about TweetUps and play online games #ICTweetUp #IBMChamp)
Our official blog is Social Business Insights
Well, you are already here so, you know about this. Colleen Burns is the editor-in-chief. She’ll be blogging and posting guest entries here. If you would like to write a guest blog, or link to your blog, contact her on Twitter at @Colleeni.
Here are some other blogs you may want to follow: (Please suggest others in the comments)
These are our “always on” social channels for sharing our POV and engaging with our community
Facebook: IBM Social Business
LinkedIN: Social Business Community
YouTube: IBM Social Business channel
Instagram: Tag your photos with #IBMConnect
This is the IBM Software channel
The Open General Sesisons (OGS) will be broadcast live on Livestream and featured on the Connect 2013 event page. Other sessions will be broadcast. In addition, we’ll have roving reporters interviewing our Business Partner sponsors, IBM Champions, speakers and attendees. So stay tuned.
What’s happening at the conference? (Dolphin hotel)
We will be in two places this year: The solutions showcase floor (downstairs) and next to the information desk (upstairs). In the upstairs lounge we’ll be introducing our new Social Business User Group community. Look for the team from Wellesley Information Services to help you get signed up.
We will have charging stations for your mobile devices, including short term lockers, so you can charge up your iPad while you walk the expo floor.
Come to the social lounge for informal 20 minute talks with our social mavens. Look for the schedule in a blog entry later this week!
Meet Team Social:
And don’t forget to stop by and introduce yourself to team social! Our team include Joyce Davis, Colleen Burns and me – Marjorie Madfis. We’ll be joined by staff and volunteers who love to be social and want to help you be social too. Look for us in the bright orange “I’m Connected” t-shirts.
Looking forward to connecting with all you socialites!
Haiku by Marjorie Madfis
Social. It's like air.
Sometimes foggy, sometimes clear.
Tech helps social everywhere.