Reader Q&A | Chicago Social Media Connections and Events

networkinggoldfish A reader writes . . .

"I'm looking for some new social media networking groups in Chicago. What would you recommend?"

While I'm on the team that's working on setting up the first Chicago Social Media Club Event, check out what's on the networking front right now . . .

Chicago Social Media Club on Facebook
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=36916001352

Jeff Pulver's Breakfast-how I first met people
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=14543940942

Tech Cocktail hosts Chicago Events
http://techcocktail.com/home/

Chicago Interactive Marketing Association
http://www.chicagoima.org/

WOMMA - next event
http://www.womma.org/blog/2008/07/womma-networking-event-for-chicagoarea-wom-marketers-3/

July 30
Gary Vaynerchuk of Wine Library TV at Threadless from 7:00-9:00 p.m.

August 5-6 AdTech Chicago at Navy Pier

http://www.ad-tech.com/chicago/
register for free admission and you can get into keynotes,
the exhibits + parties

August 9 SocialDevCamp Chicago
http://barcamp.org/SocialDevCampChicago

September 15-15 Chicago New Media Summit
http://chicagonewmediasummit.ning.com/

Chicago Social Media Connections on Twitter
To find connections on twitter, go to:
http://search.twitter.com and enter your search terms
to find people to follow
A search for chicago, social shows my tweet about
writing a fall seminar promo:
http://search.twitter.com/search?q=chicago%2C+social

Maybe I need to start a group for creatives/writers. ; )

Looking forward to meeting you! Let me know if you're going to any of these events and I'll introduce you to the people I know. We can meet new people together.

Your Turn

What did I miss? Have an event or networking group to add?

Update

08.19.08 South Meets North Tweet Up Event
Date: 08.20.08
Time: 3:30 - ?
Place: Poag Mahone's at 333 S. Wells in Chicao
Hosts: @jasonfalls and @cheapsuits

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