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Greenville, SC

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Social Media Club Greenville, South Carolina

 

 

SPONSORS WANTED:

We're currently looking for sponsors for upcoming events. Please contact Trey Pennington if you're interested in sponsoring an event--you can suggest a topic and help us with a venue!

 

IDEAS WANTED:

We're also looking for great ideas for upcoming events. Please share your thoughts below on possible upcoming events, speakers, sponsors, etc. below.

 

Our schedule of events is below. Locations, hosts/sponsors and topics will be listed as they become available. All events are FREE, unless otherwise stated. As agendas become available, we'll add links to them from this page (click on the date). Thanks to our sponsors, and to everyone on the Leadership team for their hard work to make this schedule possible! 

 

2009 SCHEDULE

  • January 12, 2009: 7:30am to 8:30am
    • Location to be determined
    • Keynote speaker is Geno Church, word-of-mouth expert and creative extraordinaire, from Brains on Fire
    • We'll also have a member practitioner presentation

 

 

NOTE: Please tag all blogs, podcasts, vlogs, and photos with SMCGreenville and socialmediaclub. If you upload photos to Flickr, we would appreciate you adding them into the Social Media Club pool at http://www.flickr.com/groups/socialmediaclub/. Thank you!

 

PAST EVENTS

All our past events can be viewed on the SMC website.

 

 

RESOURCES:

  • Venue recommendations: TBD
  • Sponsors: TBD 

 

 

LOCAL LEADERSHIP TEAM/VOLUNTEERS

The Social Media Club Greenville  is looking for help shaping the future of social media in our local area. We have identified four roles that we needed support filling. These four people form the leadership team of the Greenville group. If you'd be interested in helping one of them, please send an email to Trey PenningtonAnd your input on these roles is welcome--as with all the Social Media Club Wiki pages, this one is editable too.

 

GENERAL VOLUNTEERS:

* Name, Email

 

Connection and Chief Growth Officer - Trey Pennington

Email: treypennington@gmail.com

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1228265360

Twitter: http://twitter.com/treypennington

LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/drtrey

Plurk: http://www.plurk.com/user/treypennington

MySpace: http://www.myspace.com/treypennington

AIM: treypennington

Skype: treypennington

 

Someone needs to start and keep the ball moving to form and build a Social Media Club in Upstate South Carol. This person is responsible for:

  • Coordinating with Kristie and Chris in the "home office" to set up a club according to SMC guidelines
  • Begin promoting the concept of the club and gathering a core group of enthusiasts to get the ball rolling
  • Help the other leaders get started
  • Providing direction and the determination to nail down a date and agenda for the first official meeting
  • Stay in touch with club members to help ensure they get value from being in the club
  • Doing a whole lot of other stuff to get and keep a volunteer organization going and worthwhile

 

Programming Director - Josephine McMullen & Susan Robin Sorrell

Email: jmcmullen@prattleon.com and sorrell@creativechick.com

Twitter: http://twitter.com/prattleon and http://twitter.com/creativechick

 

At the heart of the Social Media Club is great interactive events. The Programming Director manages all aspects of the activity calendar for the Greenville club. This person is responsible for:

  • Developing and managing the schedule of events, including regular (monthly) public meetings and planning meetings
  • Identifying topics for upcoming events
  • Coordinating with the Partnership Director to secure speakers and identify venues for each event
  • Securing speaker bios
  • Preparing the event program for each public event, including agenda, directions and other special instructions
  • Hand off event program to Promotions Director for publicity and Production Director for planning and coordination of event

  

Partnership Director - Jay Handler

Email: jayhandler@sellphoneads.com

Twitter: http://twitter.com/sellphone

 

Our activities wouldn't be possible without partners. We partner with other businesses and organizations to find topics, speakers and venues for future activities. The Partnership Director manages the relationships with the global Social Media Club parent organization, other important social media organizations (both national and local), as well as with local businesses and organizations interested in sponsoring or hosting upcoming activities. This person is responsible for:

  • Managing relationships with SNCR and other national and local social media-related organizations
  • Build and maintain relationships with, and identify co-sponsorship opportunities with, local marketing and technology organizations
  • Identifying and managing the relationships with past and future event sponsors, co-sponsors and venues
  • Coordinating with the Programming Director to find appropriate time slots, topics and venues for partner-sponsored events
  • Coordinating with the Production Director to identify speaker and sponsor needs for each event

 

Promotions Director - Jordana Megonigal and Doug Cone

Email: jordana@showcasenow.com 

Twitter: http://twitter.com/jmegonigal and http://twitter.com/nullvariable

 

Promotion is key to the ultimate success of our organization--and the earlier the better! This person is reponsible for:

  • Managing the Social Media Club Greenville web pages, including the blog, wiki, forums and email list
  • Coordinating with Programming Director to secure program agenda for each event
  • Promoting future events through all the above-named channels
  • Publicizing future events through online and traditional channels
  • Writing and sending around recaps of each public meeting
  • Recording, publishing and sharing audio and video from events

 

Production Director - Josephine McMullen will recruit this role

Email: TBD

 

This person is responsible for all aspects of event execution, including:

  • Assuming responsibility for event program from Programming Director
  • Scheduling and managing planning meetings with event sponsors and speakers
  • Managing on-site signage, video, audio and lighting
  • Coordinating food and drink with event sponsors and/or venue
  • Staffing and managing event registration
  • Maintaining the master member list
  • Managing development and collection of feedback forms
  • Managing giveaways and all-other on-site activities

 

Membership Director - Trey Pennington and Doug Cone

Email: treypennington@gmail.com

Twitter: http://twitter.com/treypennington and http://twitter.com/nullvariable

 

The membership director is responsible for three important roles:

  • Managing the master membership list of the Greenville Social Media Club
  • Promoting local membership in the global Social Media Club organization
  • Managing the relationship with the global Social Media Club organization

 

As the group develops, other roles may be identified. Your suggestions are welcome. Thank you! Again, if you'd like to volunteer for these or other roles with the Greenville group, please email Trey Pennington. Thanks!

 

Digital Scribe - Olivier Blanchard

Twitter: http://twitter.com/thebrandbuilder

How about one person responsible for recording and blogging events.

  

IDEAS

Throw your ideas into the table below. It doesn't matter how crazy they are. We'll consider them all. Thanks!

 

 

TARGET DATE TOPIC ORGANIZER OR SUGGESTER POTENTIAL SPEAKERS POTENTIAL VENUE POTENTIAL SPONSOR NOTES OR STATUS
January 12, 2009  Inaugural BreakfastTIME Ball  Josephine McMullen  Geno Church (confirmed)      Josephine and her crew are working on suitable venue for 80-100 people, with sound system and ample coffee supply 

 

Comments (2)

Josephine McMullen said

at 10:40 am on Dec 13, 2008

I suggest it would be great if we could hold monthly socials in the evening... and also monthly educational events with interesting guest speakers... perhaps at a luncheon.

Trey Pennington said

at 10:38 pm on Dec 14, 2008

Thanks Josephine. Definitely will hold the educational events with interesting guest speakers. I'm eager to see what kind of experience and expertise we have amongst us and to craft a venue for those who can speak/teach to share with us. As an official Social Media Club, we'll be able to attract social media "names" from other places who can inspire and amaze us, too.

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