In conjunction with the Great Salt Lake Business Expo, the Utah Small Business Coalition will host the SocialMedia 2.0 Conference on May 16 from noon to 3:30 p.m. at the South Town Expo Center in Sandy.
The conference will open with a five-member panel of social media engagers fromvarious business sectors including sports, technology, food service, marketing and home goods.
Following the panel, interactive breakout sessions promise to aid Utah business owners in understanding the value of Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn, Twitter and blogging, and their role in business marketing. Presenters have been selected based on their performance and success with social media practices. For example, Orabrush will share the YouTube videos that translated into market sales and KSL will share its Facebook strategies for consumer engagement. More breakout information can be found here
For those interested in surpassing the “talk” of social media, Orange Soda will offer one-on-one mentoring at the SocialMedia 2.0 Application Station to help small businesses begin, reevaluate or perfect their marketing strategies. Participants interested in the application stations should bring a personallaptop, iPad or mobile device.
The cost to enter the business expo is $5, or free with a complimentary ticket available through Expo sponsors. The classes and services offered during the social media conference are free.
For more information about the social media conference contact Ann Marie Thompson, Business Consultant for the Salt Lake Chamber Women’s Business Center, by calling 801.328.5052 or emailing email@example.com.
The Utah Small Business Coalition is comprised of several small business resource providers who meet monthly to identify current services offered to small business, evaluate efficiency and duplication and discuss new services the group can collectively provide.