Celebrate Mashable #SMDay in DuPage Cancelled

socialmediaday.logo.blueUPDATE Thanks to everyone for their interest! With severe Inclement weather on the way, we’ve decided to cancel the event. Who would want to go out in this???

The National Weather Service is warning that an approaching cold front could produce wind gusts of 70 mph or greater and “possibly a tornado” as it collides with the steamy air over the Chicago area. There could be hail up to 2 inches in diameter and “torrential rain.”

The powerful line of storms is expected to move into the Chicago area around 5 or 6 p.m. and stick around until 10 p.m., according to the Chicago Weather Center.

~~~~~~~~~~~ Launched by Mashable in 2010, Social Media Day is a way to recognize the digital revolution happening right before our eyes. You can track global events at http://mashable.com/smday/.

Celebrate Mashable #SMDay in DuPage

And, you can celebrate locally at the DuPage #SMDay event on June 30 from 5:00-7:30 p.m. at Chicago Marriott Naperville, located at 1801 N. Naper Boulevard.  Registration and more information is at http://budurl.com/smdaydupage . Beginning at 5:00, the program includes a tour, chef’s tasting, panel presentation, and community conversation. Social Media Day DuPage speakers include Kari Roberg, Social Media Manager of DuPage Convention and Visitors Bureau; Brian O’Keefe News Director of WDCB Radio; and Shawna Coronado of ShawnaCoronado.com. DuPage County Social Media Day organizer Barbara Rozgonyi says, “We invite everyone to share in a local community conversation of how social media impacts the world and our lives. And, we’re really excited to announce our speakers, all of whom have incredible social media stories to share.” The DuPage county #SMDay event is produced by CoryWest Media, a Glen Ellyn based firm that specializes in multichannel marketing that builds brands, accelerates progress and engages target communities via social media, content marketing and PR. For interviews, more information or to sponsor this event, please call or text 630.207.7530 or @wiredprworks on twitter.com.

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