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Community managers gather for VirComm 2013

Tim Gibbon (Social Media Portal (SMP)) - 30 January 2013

Community managers gather for VirComm 2013

Community managers gather in London for VirComm 2013, the dedicated conference for online community professionals

The Virtual Community Summit (VirComm) 2013, the specialist conference for online community managers, arrives in London next week.

On Thursday, 07 February 2013 community managers and professionals will meet to share the latest from the world of community management. In its second year, VirComm originates from the online e-mint community and professionals that share best practice, experience, information and resources within the Yahoo! driven group.

VirComm Summit 2013 imageOrganised by Ginger Events, the conference is an informal mix of panels, presentations and roundtables with a great agenda led by a keynote from John Coate, former community manager at The Well.   The speaker line-up includes specialists from agency, brand and vendor side not limited to Breast Cancer Care, Crisp Thinking, Edelman, ICM Research, Google+ Local, Huffington Post, Mind Candy (Moshi Monsters), Nokia, TES Connect, Yelp and more.

The after-show party, sponsored by eModeration will be held at Gem, Soho, from 18:00 onwards for complementary drinks, bar food and music.  To help choose the music and share your playlist Tweet your favourite tunes to @emoderation with the #Vircomm13 hashtag, or straight at Spotify.

In addition to the conference one-day event, VirComm partner Tempero are holding a free workshop entitled ‘Clever Community Managers + Smart Algorithms:  The Future of Community Insights’ hosted by Tempero’s senior insight analyst Mick Conroy.  The location for the free event on Friday, 08 February 2013 from 10.30 – 12.30 is Exmouth House, 3-11 Pine Street, London, EC1R 0JH.

With plenty of time for drinks, networking and fun elements to the conference, stay tuned via @vircomm and hash tag for the conference #vircomm13.  To network pre-event use VirComm partner Lanyrd.    

There’s still time to register and to receive a 10% discount with SMP using the code SMPPROMO. The Social Media Portal (SMP) is a media partner for the VirComm Summit.

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