Jeremiah Owyang joining with Social: IRL to host unique workshop event for those serious about social media for business

When it comes web strategy, interactive marketing, and social technologies, Jeremiah Owyang is one of the most respected names in the industry. Partner of Customer Strategy at Altimeter Group, Jeremiah has keynoted at major industry conferences across the US, Europe and Asia.

On April 26 Jeremiah will join Social: IRL to host the Social Business Summit & Strategy Workshop. The event takes place at the Embassy Suites Hotel, minutes from the Kansas City International Airport making for easy local or national travel.

This event offers a truly unique opportunity for anyone serious about social business and social strategy to go well beyond the typical conference keynote and actually spend a full day learning from Jeremiah in an interactive hands on workshop style setting.

With a focus on business objectives first, Jeremiah will lead attendees through sessions that present a framework, include hands on workshops, group collaboration, and interactive Q&A. There will also be featured panel discussions with representatives from leading national corporations including Sprint, H&R Block, Applebees and AMC Theatres. The goal of this day-long workshop is for attendees to learn from both Jeremiah and from fellow attendees and bring an actionable plan to their day jobs.

The chance to spend a full day in such an interactive workshop environment with someone of Jeremiah’s caliber is a rare and valuable opportunity.  Registration for this day-long event is $395 per attendee. Breakfast and lunch are included. Attendees will also receive workshop materials and research reports related to social business.

 

Facts At A Glance:

Event: Social Business Summit and Strategy Workshop with Jeremiah Owyang

Date: April 26, 2011

Location: Kansas City, Missouri

Venue: Embassy Suites at Kansas City International Airport

Registration: $395 per attendee

 

Jeremiah Owyang:

Jeremiah Owyang is an influential thought leader on web strategy, interactive marketing, and social technologies. He is experienced with emerging technologies that stem from the brand side, agency side, and industry analyst perspective. An accomplished speaker, Jeremiah has spoken all over the US as well as Asia and Europe and keynoted at prominent industry conferences including Internet Strategy Forum, Web 2.0 Expo, and SXSW.

Despite his industry credentials, he lives and breathes the social web and interacts with over 50,000 Twitter followers,  and has earned over 120,000 unique visitors to his blog “Web Strategy,” which focuses on how corporations connect with their customers using web technologies. According to Technorati, the Web Strategy blog is in the top 1000 of all global blogs, and it’s rated the #1 Analyst Blog according to Technobabble and analyst rating ranking, and ranked #27 according to AdAge’s “Power 150” top blogs.

In the realm of social technologies, Jeremiah is frequently sought after as he writes a regular column for the ForbesCMO Network, and has appeared on Bloomberg TV and has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, USAToday, the Associated Press, and other technology and business related publications. He was featured in the 2009 “Who’s Who” in the Silicon Valley Business Journal.

Jeremiah is currently Partner of Customer Strategy at Altimeter Group, a consulting firm that provides thought leadership, research, and consulting on digital strategies. He works closely with clients to craft and deliver successful, long-term strategies which integrate customer/community needs, business objectives, and technology.

Previously, Jeremiah was a Senior Analyst at Forrester Research focused on social computing for the interactive marketer. Prior to that, he was the Director of Corporate Media Strategy at PodTech Network, a podcasting and online video startup. From 2005-2007 Jeremiah held the title of Manager of Global Web Marketing at Hitachi Data Systems and launched their community and blog program. He also served as the Intranet Architect at World Savings (now Wells Fargo) and was a user experience professional at Exodus Communications.

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