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Mediabistro hosts a range of industry conferences, trade shows, cocktail parties, and online events designed to enhance the knowledge of media professionals and provide valuable networking opportunities. We hope you join us at one of our upcoming events!

Social Media 101
Social Media 101 Get hands-on social media training for beginners! Over five weeks, you'll determine the social media sites that matter most to you, based on your personal and professional goals. You'll learn how to get set up on each platform, how to create meaningful content, and how to engage with your audience across various sites.
ONLINE September 4- October 2, 2014
Social Media 201
Social Media 201 Take your social media to the next level! Now that you're set up on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and other social media platforms, learn how to gain likes, followers, retweets, favorites, pins and engagement through this week-long intensive covering social media marketing.
ONLINE October 13- October 17, 2014
Management 101
Management 101 Become a better manager! This four-day series of webcasts will cover everything you need to know to be the best manager you can be. Whether you're learning how to best transition into becoming a manager, navigating different team personalities, or learning how to plan a team event, this boot camp will teach you what you need to know to be a manager.
ONLINE October 27- October 30, 2014
Book Promotion and Publicity Boot Camp
Book Promotion and Publicity Boot Camp Develop a plan for your book's success! In this intensive online boot camp, you'll learn the publicity skills needed to ensure a successful book launch using various promotional technqiues. You'll learn how to generate more sales, build a more loyal fan-base, and have a higher success rate for your work.
ONLINE November 3- November 6, 2014
Social Media Strategy Boot Camp
Social Media Strategy Boot Camp Build your social media strategy! Through a series of weeklong webcasts, experts from marketing, social, and content management will provide you with the building blocks to develop your complete social media strategy for your brand.
ONLINE November 10- November 14, 2014
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Please include:

  • Name and background for the proposed speaker
  • The event you are submitting the speaker for, and reason why he/she is a good fit
  • Links to any appearances, previous speaking gigs, video, podcasts, or press
  • Appropriate contact information

Speakers should be submitted 90+ days prior to the event.

Please note that, due to the overwhelming number of submissions we receive, only individuals who are selected to speak will receive a reply. Although we truly appreciate all your ideas and proposals, it is simply not feasible for us to respond personally to every submission.

Mediabistro Cocktail Parties

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Networking Party in Boston Join fellow creatives for refreshments and conversation!
When: Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Where: WeWork, South Station, 745 Atlantic Ave., 2nd Floor, Boston Why: To bring together the community of creative professionals Hosted by:
Melissa Pocek, content marketing manager at Zipcar
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