MAY 19, 2014
MicROsoft’s NERD Center, Cambridge
Join us at the NERD Center on May 19th for a day of connecting, networking, and learning how to leverage social media to meet your mission. The Boston conference will be co-hosted by John Haydon and SM4NP’s Executive Director Ritu Sharma. Register now to save your spot!
You can check out the 2013 conference agenda below, and please follow us on Facebook or Twitter for updates on our 2014 program. As always, the 2013 conference was packed and featured insightful keynotes, workshops, seminars, and panels from a variety of dynamic experts, all sharing practical tips and tools for nonprofit leaders.
Social Media for Nonprofits- May 19th, 2014
|8.30 am||Registration & Continental Breakfast
|9:30 am||Welcome & Introduction
Ritu Sharma, Co-Founder & Executive Director
|9:45am||Digital Community Building For Nonprofits
Cody Damon, President, MediaCause
Twitter Handle: @CodyDamon
|10:20 am||Digital & Visual Storytelling
Julia Campbell, Principal, J Campbell Social Marketing
Twitter Handle: @JuliaCSocial
|10:55 am||Break for Coffee and Conversation|
|11:15 am||Tech, Mobile & Social Trends to Leverage for your Next Event
Laura Huddle, Senior Category Manager, Eventbrite
Twitter Handle: @LauraColtrin
|11:50 am||10 Fundamentals of a Creative Strategy on YouTube
Matt Koval, Programming Strategist, YouTube
|12:25pm||Break for Lunch, Emails, & Fresh Air
|1:25 pm||Raise More Money Without Asking, Begging or Calling
Joe Waters, Founder & Blogger, Selfish Giving
Twitter Handle: @JoeWaters
|2:00 pm||Genius Bar!
In this highly interactive and hands-on breakout we will tackle a few things that you can get your hands dirty with! You’ll learn how to build awareness and reach new supporters through Facebook Ads, How to Maximize Pinterest and How to Create Facebook Contests. Come prepared with your laptop, your Facebook access information to maximize your participation in this session.
|3:25 pm||Break for Stretch, Emails, & Fresh Air
|3:45 pm||Panel: Common Mistakes and Pitfalls to Avoid with Social Media
Moderator: John Haydon, Author, Facebook for Dummies
Joe Waters, Selfish Giving
Bree Simmers, Foundation for Metrowest
Seanna Dowling, Animal Rescue League of Boston
Join our roster of expert speakers and guests from local nonprofit organizations to learn about common mistakes and pitfalls to avoid in social media. Come prepared with your burning questions about social media marketing in nonprofit sector to get answers from our panelists.
|4:30 pm||Closing Remarks
Ritu Sharma, Executive Director,