Posts tagged ‘Social Networking’
You’ve heard the hype around new media and you see the reality. What drives this movement? The primary reason I hear is: this is where you’ll find the young professionals and your future consumers; you need to be present to reach them.
As a young professional and consumer, are you present, and if so, where?
In today’s world, most members of the younger generations seem to have a healthy skepticism about information posted on the Internet, at the same time they have an appreciation for the volume and methods of information and idea sharing. What forms of new media do you find to be credible and worth-while for information and networking? What forms of new media do you lean on more for fun? Why?
There’s a great collection of Social Networking statistics, compiled by Jeremiah Owyang. Feel free to check his posting out for additional statistics and links to the original sources (Posted January 2009). Just to pique your interest, here are a few statistics compiled on his page:
Surprised? You may or may not be. In any case, we welcome you to share your thoughts around new media. We also invite you to share any of the ways you’re incorporating new media into your branding, marketing or operations.
As a member of IAEE, your input is essential to the success of this committee we need your support. So, if you are a Young Professional or wish to be a mentor, please contact me at: firstname.lastname@example.org
I’m really passionate about this new step the association is taking and I’m looking forward to working with you as we welcome the next generation of event professionals.
Thank you! Jeanavive Marie Janssen, Event Productions Inc. Chair YP IAEE, Vice Chair IAEE NCC