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Social media for the military sector event arrives next week

Tim Gibbon (Social Media Portal (SMP)) - 21 February 2013

Social media for the military sector event arrives next week



Conference organiser SMi to host Social Media within the Military and the Defence Sector Europe next week in Amsterdam



SMi Group Social Media within the Military and the Defence Sector Europe bannerGlobal conference organiser SMi Group is to host ‘Social Media within the Military and the Defence Sector Europe’ next week in Amsterdam.  The two-day event from 25-26 February 2013 is to be held at Movenpick Hotel Amsterdam City Centre, Piet Heinkade 11, 1019 BR Amsterdam, Netherlands.  

SMI is renowned for its niche and specialist conferences including finance, pharmaceutical, security and utilities; events it has been running since 1993. It produces world-class business-to-business (B2B) conferences, events, master classes, online communities and training with the defence and military conferences one of its established events.

The dedicated European event seeks to showcase best practice from a range of military and civilian specialists – sharing how professionals in the sector can interact with each other (externally and internally) whether they are from military units, government agencies, communications or public relations agencies.

Attendees will learn how the increase in the use of social media around the world (with a focus on Europe) is having an impact upon mission partners, both within the military and civilian environments.  The conference will strive to discover how creating interactions between organisations, communities and individuals happen. It will also cover how to work with digital and social media channels and to understand and maximise the potential it can bring.

SMi Group Social Media within the Military and the Defence Sector Europe PDF imageGuest speakers and panel members for the defence and military conference include Estonian Defence Force, Finnish Defence Forces, IABG GmbH, Ministry of Defence (MOD), NATO Headquarters, Purple Strategies, Raythoen Technologies, Swedish Armed Forces and more.   Chaired by Steven Mehringer, Head of the Communication Technologies Section at NATO Headquarters the speakers will cover subject matters including tagging applications and capabilities in military information systems; cyber awareness training; applying social media language technology to social media and other subject matters that are relevant to a sector that can’t always openly discuss matters due to the sensitive nature of their work.

To access the SMi site and download the brochure visit the website and register.  Keep up-to-date with conference via Twitter @SMiSocialMedDef.

There is still time to register with the event and receive a £300.00 GBP discount with the Social Media Portal (SMP) using discount code D033 (not in conjunction with any other offers).

The Social Media Portal (SMP) and Elemental the communications consultancy is a media partner for SMI’s Social Media within the Military and the Defence Sector.   Elemental is the creator of SMP.



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