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Social Media Club Tucson, AZ (USA)

Next Meeting 


September meeting plans…

  • What: How does the Mayor’s Office engage #Tucson residents? Discover how local governments use #socialmedia.
  • Who: Andrew Greenhill, Chief of Staff for Mayor Bob Walkup, Tucson
  • When: Thursday, September 17, 5 to 6:30 PM
  • Where: Office of the Mayor, City Hall, 255 W. Alameda, 10th Floor, Tucson, AZ
  • How: R.S.V.P. http://twtvite.com/o7oyed


SMC Tucson has a Google group so we can contact everyone whether they are on Twitter, Facebook or any other social network (or not!). It's an announcement-only list. Visit and join this group here:



If you are interested in helping to recruit members and/or organize SMC Tucson events and activities, please add your name where noted on the Tucson wiki page and we will be in touch.



Where can you find SMC Tucson:

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Email [socialmediatucson@gmail.com]
  • Wordpress Blog - Meeting Notices and Notes, User Contributed Articles About Tucson Social Media, Reviews of Social Media Books, and Case Studies of Tucson Companies Using Social Media (Contributors needed!)
  • Google Groups - Meeting Notices only, so we can reach everyone whether they are on Twitter, Facebook or any other social network (or not!).


Directories We've Joined:


Our Steering Committee:

  • Add Your Name Here, Link to Your Twitter



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



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! 



  • June Location, Date and Time TBD - Second Life non-profit, educational and healthcare in this 3D immersive virtual world
  • Thurs, May 21, 2009 from 5:30 to 7 PM - Seven Cups Fine Chinese Tea, 2516 E 6 St, Tucson, Arizona 85716 (Social Hour, Informal Twitter Demos)


NOTE: Please tag all blogs, podcasts, vlogs, and photos with smctucson, tucson 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!



  • Venue recommendations: TBD
  • Sponsors: TBD  



The Social Media Club Tucson is looking for help shaping the future of social media in our local area. We have identified key roles where we need support. This will be the leadership team of the SMC Tucson group. If you're interested in volunteering, either in one of these roles or as a general volunteer, please contact Kim M. Bayne. Your input on these roles and the direction of SMC Tucson is encouraged and welcome.




* Name, Email


Programming Director - TBD

Email: TBD


At the heart of the Social Media Club is great interactive events. The Programming Director manages all aspects of the activity calendar for SMC Tucson. 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 - TBD

Email: TBD


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 - TBD

Email: TBD


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 Tucson 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 - TBD

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 - TBD

Email: TBD


The membership director is responsible for three important roles:

  • Managing the master membership list of Social Media Club Tucson
  • 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 Social Media Club Tucson, please contact Kim M. Bayne. Thanks!


Digital Scribe - TBD

While we may have one official person in this role, multiple people are encouraged to record and blog events, especially via Twitter with hashtags #smctucson #socialmediaclub #tucson. 



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



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