Meet Houston’s best in brightest in social media at Houston’s Social Media Day Conference. There are going to be sessions on different topics and ranging in levels from beginner to advanced. A few people I know are among the speakers:
Damien Franco is a digital marketing strategist, an entrepreneur, and arts advocate committed to furthering the practice of modern marketing. Recently named as the #4 most influential Houstonian in social media, Damien has a Twitter following of over 68,000 and a Google Plus following of more than 58,000 people. It is with this considerable influence and perceptive marketing talent that Franco serves his clients as a modern marketing consultant.
An early adopter of social media, Damien Franco started Your Photo Tips, a website that eventually merged in 2011 with Sterling Publishing’s pixiq.com. Franco aided the Sterling Publishing Digital Marketing Team as a consultant and Online Editor for Pixiq’s website where he increased their Twitter followers by 225%, Facebook fans by 109%, and email subscriptions by 865%.
Recognized for crafting emotionally-intelligent strategies, Damien Franco currently serves small businesses and startups through his consulting firm DTF Marketing.
Eric T. Tung
Eric is one of the Houston-area’s leading social media strategists and content marketers and was recognized by Forbes in 2014 as the #33 “Top Marketing Talent in the World.” Eric is a full-time Social Media Manager at BMC Software, where he leads social media event strategy and internal social media training. Eric is one of the top-20 most followed people in Houston, one of the first million Facebook members, and is ranked as among the top 5% of social media professionals nationally.
Kami Watson Huyse
Kami Watson Huyse is the founder and CEO of Zoetica, a public relations and social media strategy agency. A 20-year-veteran of public relations, she speaks at social media events and conferences across the country. Her work in social media has earned her two Society for New Communications Research Social Media awards and IABC’s Gold Quill of Excellence Award. Her ideas and work in social media have been featured in several books including The New Rules of Marketing and PR, and Now is Gone, Professional Blogging for Dummies, Welcome to the Fifth Estate and the PR textbook, Public Relations Writing: Form and Style. She is also a regular columnist for PRNews, an industry trade magazine. She was named PR Professional of the Year in San Antonio, was recognized for a Social Media award by the Austin-American Statesman, has been named one of the 100 most powerful Women on Twitter by Twitter Grader, was listed as one of the 30 top people to follow in PR on Twitter by e-Releases, one of AG Beat’s Top 50 Influencers, and a Top 100 Power Influencer in Houston. She is also the founder of the Social Media Breakfast of Houston (#SMBHOU).
WHAT: Houston’s Social Media Day Conference
WHEN: Tuesday, June 30, 2015
WHERE: Houston Food Bank – Conference Center
535 Portwall St.
Houston, TX 77029
MORE INFO & Tickets: http://houstonsmday.com