Social Media Club Chicago Summer Soiree

Lichee Nut Martini copyright 2011 by Barbara Rozgonyi from the Seaside Collection #brphoto It’s that time of year when people get more social. Patios open. Grills light up. People come together. One event I always look forward: Social Media Club Chicago’s summer soiree.

With no formal program, the night is all about socializing, reconnecting and making new contacts. If you’re in the Chicago area, join us!

You can register right here or check out the Social Media Club Chicago Summer Soiree registration site. Full disclosure: I am a founding SMC Chicago board member.

Social Media Club Chicago Summer Soiree

From the official site . . .

Join us to celebrate summer in Chicago!!! Meet, mingle and network in an event that’s designed with one purpose in mind: socializing.

This fall, our programming returns with an unbelievable, unstoppable line up of must attend events.

Date: Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Time: 5:30 pm – 7:30pm

Place: Old Town Social

455 West North Avenue

Chicago, Illinois

Valet parking available.

Tickets, $10 in advance and $15 day of/at the door,  include two drinks and complimentary appetizers.

Complimentary headshots by one of Chicago’s top photographers, Jorge Garza Norrick of

July Event Sponsor: Google Chicago

A fun promotion from our sponsor, Google+ Local

Google+ Local will be providing a complimentary drink ticket for people who review and submit 10 or more places on Google+ Local. Simply create your Google+ account, log into Google+ Local and start reviewing today.

Once you have completed writing your reviews, email your Google+ profile link to chicagolocalcommunity (at) gmail (dot) com to have your drink ticket waiting at check-in, otherwise we will have chromebooks available for on-site review writing.

Are you anticipating feeling thirsty on the 24th? What are you waiting for? Get started now and let this fun help walk you through the process if you’re new to Google+.

About the Social Media Club Chicago Chapter

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 Deutche [@deutche], Caleb Gardner [@calebgardner]

Will you be there?

Image: Barbara Rozgonyi from the Seaside collection, copyright 2011. All rights reserved.

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