SMC Chicago Event on October 24 Celebrates Fourth Anniversary

SMCChicago-Social-Media-Club-Chicago-Board-Members It’s becoming an October tradition: writing a Social Media Club Chicago anniversary post. [Disclosure: I am a founding SMC Chicago board member and am honored to be working behind the scenes with these talented board members: Jeff Willinger, Carolyn Martin, Elly Deutch and Caleb Gardner – all shown here at our September event, sponsored by Hootsuite.]

On October 24, SMC Chicago will celebrate four years as Chicago’s most vibrant social media community. With over 6,800 Chicago social media connections, SMC Chicago is one chapter in a global network.

Interested in attending? You can register right here. The October Social Media Club Chicago program focuses on how businesses use social media in their recruiting efforts.

Social Media Club Chicago Presents Social Media Business in Recruiting

Information from the event site at

Social networking has changed the way recruiters find and place candidates. Tools like LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, and Google+ are being used to find and evaluate job candidates.

Benefits for businesses include reduced time and expenses for placements. Come find out what strategies our distinguished panel is using to tap into the best talent pool through social media.

Panelists: Travis Kessel, Vice President, Recruiting at Edelman; Dustin Carper, Employment Brand Strategist at Groupon; Mike Dwyer, Managing Director of Market Development at Que Social;  and Todd Nilson, Managing Director Social & Talent Strategies at SocialSyntax/SPR Companies. Moderator: Carolyn Martin SMCChicago, Communications; President, Social Media Demand

Sponsor: Artisan
Artisan is a unique interactive, creative, and technical staffing agency that matches talent with client success.

Date: Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Time: 5:30pm -7:00pm CT
Place: Edelman
200 East Randolph Street
66th Floor
Chicago, IL 60601

Space Sponsored In kind by Edelman Tickets Include: Snacks and Drinks

Domino’s Pizza In kind by @Ramon_DeLeon
Bar: Wine, Beer, and Water

About Social Media Club Chicago

Social Media Club [SMC] is a worldwide organization, with local chapters, that serves as connecting organization for anyone interested in social media. Membership is free and open to all levels, including beginners. Chicago’s SMC chapter, launched in October 2008, presents events that mix socializing, networking and learning. Event attendees include entrepreneurs, corporate communicators, journalists, business professionals, publishers, marketers, media creators, citizen journalists, students and technology types. For more information, visit, email, follow @smcchicago on twitter, or call 630.207.7530 or 312-970-0846.

SMC Chicago Board Members

Barbara Rozgonyi @wiredprworks, Founder; Jeff Willinger @jwillie, President; Carolyn Martin @cm_socialmedia,Communications; Elly Deutch @deutche and Caleb Gardner @calebgardner

Read about SMC Chicago’s first event.


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