DC Social Media Week has arrived and there are tons of great panels and parties to attend. If you are looking to squeeze in a few events this week, check out my top 5 must attend events.
Digital Politics, Wednesday, February 20th
The growth of social media and the rapid adoption of internet-enabled mobile devices have changed the way Americans engage in the political process.
We’ll present the latest data from Pew Research national surveys to engage the politically savvy and tech-obsessed folks here in DC who have noticed this shift in political life, taking a look at the raw data behind the new political process, and how it relates to our political infrastructure.
From Like to LOVE: Get More Action from Social Media, Thursday, February 21st
You have the perfect campaign: the right ask, the perfect target, public support. What’s missing is a way to effectively leverage FB, Twitter and the like. With the right tools and techniques, social media can play a critical role in your campaign. Join our panel of experts to hear how you can make advocacy more powerful than ever and take your campaign to the next level!
- Deepen advocacy engagement with existing supporters
- Apply real pressure on decision makers through social media
- Liberate your data from Facebook (i.e. names and emails)
- Acquire high-quality supporters
Social Change Anytime Everywhere Book Launch Party, Thursday, February 21st
Following the From Like to LOVE: Get More Action from Social Media panel, join me (Allyson Kapin) and Amy Sample Ward for the unveiling of our new book about how to implement multichannel strategies to spark advocacy, raise money and engage your community. Social Change Anytime Everywhere is an action-oriented guide for nonprofit staff who recognize the need for a more nimble approach to building and mobilizing their communities through multifaceted campaigns and by integrating online channels with offline tactics.