Building Communities

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17th Sep 2014

6:00pm - 8:00pm

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The Villager Hotel

185 George Street
Brisbane City QLD 4000

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Event Details

Join us for a networking drinks and a panel discussion on building communities.

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    Event Photography © Three Lens Kit Photography | Video Production © Ride Free Media

    Our panel will chat about:

    • Building communities - online and offline
    • Engagement with fans or followers
    • Challenges and learning from mistakes

    Who would benefit from attending:

    • Social media managers
    • Copmmunity managers
    • Marketing & communication professionals
    • PR professionals
    • Digital marketing professionals
    • Business owners & directors

    Panel of Speakers:

    Panel Chair: Cat Matson, Chief Digital Officer, City of Brisbane LinkedIn | Twitter

    MC: Lisa Ma, Event Manager, Networx Brisbane LinkedIn | Twitter

    Event Format: Networking with Drinks & Canapes, followed by Panel Discussion.

    Event hashtag is #nxbris

    Please use #nxbris in your Twitter / Google+ / Instagram posts so people at home can follow what's going on!  Networx Brisbane's handle is @networxevents on Twitter & Instagram. Search for Networx Brisbane on Google+.

  • Giveaways

    Event Giveaways/Business Card Draw:

    • [SEPARATE DRAW] Bose SoundLink Mini Bluetooth Speaker valued at $250, courtesy of Interpro Digital
    • $150 dining experience which includes 3 course meal for two, a bottle of wine to share and a cocktail each, courtesy of The Villager Hotel
    • $50 credit, courtesy of UBER, a mobile application that connects riders to drivers with the tap of a button. Guests can enjoy free rides to and from Networx on 17th September - use the promo code NETWORX for up to $25 off your first ride - Book here
    • Double Pass to Email Marketing Summit Australia (EMSA) Thursday 16th October 2014 at BCEC (valued at $590), courtesy of Vision6
    • Digital Review by Digital Conversations (valued $399). Many business are missing opportunities to generate more leads and sales to their business. Digital Conversations can conduct a Digital Review of all your digital channels from $399 - a small price to pay to get insights you can action immediately to see results
    • 1 x Double Pass to an Interactive Minds event
    • All guests receive a $20 off voucher for your NDC Craft Beer Online PLUS a complimentary Archive Beer Boutique branded glass with your order. Valid until 30/9/2014, courtesy of Next Door Cellars
    • 5 x Double Passes to The Little Death movie, in cinemas Sept 25 (view trailer), courtesy of TwoCents Group. A comedy about sex, love, relationships and taboo, The Little Death is a laugh-out-loud funny, honest, and ultimately moving look at the secret sex lives of five ordinary couples. Directed by Josh Lawson starring Josh Lawson, Bojana Novakovic, Damon Herriman, Lisa McCune, Kim Gyngell, Lachy Hulme. All guests also receive a 2-4-1 voucher to see the film.
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Here’s a sneaky peek at the speakers for this event.

Jarrod Price

Jarrod Price

Digital Media Manager, Brisbane Lions

Jarrod is responsible for the management of the Brisbane Lions' digital media platforms as well as the club's digital content strategy including production and delivery across all online platforms. He has a strong interest in digital media - web, mobile, social and online video - how these media are best used to interact with consumers and also leveraged to build a fan-based community while delivering a commercial return.

Facebook | YouTube  | LinkedIn | Twitter: @jarrodpr @brisbanelions

Mike Abbott

Mike Abbott

General Manager, UBER Queensland

After 6 years in Corporate Finance, Mike joined Uber for the Sydney launch in November 2012. As Driver Operations Manager, he was responsible for growing a community of thousands of driver partners. Mike is currently General Manger of Brisbane and has overseen the launch of Uber in Brisbane in April 2014 and on the Gold Coast last month.

LinkedIn | Twitter: @mrmike_abbott @uber_brisbane

Brendan Lidster

Brendan Lidster

SEO Manager, Reload Media

As the SEO Manager at Reload Media, Brendan is fortunate enough to coordinate Brisbane’s most talented (and attractive) team of SEO and Content Marketing gurus. Working with 170 of Australia’s finest brands, he enjoys leveraging his broad experience in design, development and marketing to build innovative solutions for all his clients.

Reload Blog | LinkedIn | Twitter: @brendanius

Panel Chair: Cat Matson

Panel Chair: Cat Matson

Chief Digital Officer, City of Brisbane

Cat Matson is Brisbane's Chief Digital Officer, overseeing the citywide Digital Brisbane strategy. Under the strategy, Cat is responsible for driving economic growth through digital adoption in the SME sector, strengthening the city's digital start-up ecosystem and facilitating Cyber City initiatives. Recently named as a rising female in the technology sector by the Sydney Morning Herald, Cat is considered an industry leader when it comes to the digital space, with a savvy business mind and a robust understanding of the wider business context.

LinkedIn | Follow on Twitter: @catmatson @DigitalBNE

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