Social Media Week London: Some Choice Events Curated by Chinwag's Sam Michel

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Social Media Week London Sep 2012 - Schedule Screenshot

Social Media Week September is almost upon us, next week, and for one year only, London’s playing host to its second week-long festival of all things social.

There’s stack of events, virtually of them free, to choose from, but with just a couple of days to go, spaces are getting snapped up fast. Fortunately a whole heap of events have been added in the last few days.

In a bid to find to navigate the schedule and provide a few pointers, I’ve rummaged through the list of events and picked out a few choice nuggets in a range of topics. Enjoy perusing them, and make sure you snap up a ticket quick smart!

On to the events...

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Chinwag's Careers Day at Social Media Week London 2012

Hundreds of graduates, jobs seekers and experienced workers looking for that next challenge will be flocking to the Careers Day to meet the likes of Nokia, Financial Times, Imagination, Tempero, News International and more, so don't miss out. REGISTER NOW - it's free!

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Date: 28 September 2012
Location: The Vinyl Factory Soho, UK

Careers Day Programme

smwldnThe Careers Day at Social Media Week London on Friday 28th Sept 2012 brings together leading employers from across the digital industry whilst also providing an intense programme of events to turbo-charge y

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Climb the Job Ladder: Chinwag's Careers Day at #SMWLDN Programme Announced

Careers Day

Are you a job seeker in the digital and social media sector? Eager to get yourself infront of leading brands and agencies? Feel you could do with some advice on improving your CV or Portfolio? Interested in getting an inside view into how recruiters percieve your job profile?

Sounds like you need to sign up for Chinwag's next Careers Day at Social Media Week London, supported by JobisJob UK on Friday 28th September!

Hundreds of graduates, jobs seekers and experienced workers looking for that next challenge will be flocking to the Careers Day to meet the likes of Nokia, Financial Times, Imagination, Tempero, News International and more, so don't miss out. REGISTER NOW - it's free! Check out the Programme below!

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The Guardian Mobile Business Summit 2012

Top Speakers already confirmed include: Dr Federico Casalegno - Director of the Mobile Experience Laboratory MIT Alina Vandenbreghe, Head of mobile and gaming, Pearson Simon Stanford, Vice president, UK & Ireland telecommunications and networks division, Samsung Andreas Gal, Director of research, Mozilla

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Date: 19 November 2012
Location: The Grange, St Pauls, UK

Look Who's Hiring: Chinwag's Careers Day at #SMWLDN (28th Sept '12)


Just over three weeks remaining til Chinwag's Careers Day @ Social Media Week London, supported by JobisJob UK - so we thought we'd give you a little taster of who you can expect to meet at the event later this month. With the likes of Nokia, Financial Times, Ve Interactive and more, it'll definitely be an fanastic chance you won't want to miss out on!

The Careers Day is taking place on Friday 28th September on the final day of this September's Social Media Week London. In the main exhibitor hall, you'll be able to meet premier agencies, start-ups and brands, there'll also be a programme of workshops, CV surgeries and Porfolio Review sessions so you can make the most of your day by brushing up on your skills.

So to give you a sneak preview of who can you expect to meet there...

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PHPNW12 (PHP North West Conference 2012)

PHPNW12 is the perfect opportunity to learn, network and mix with peers and industry leaders, as well as discover the latest tricks, techniques and innovations in PHP and internet development.

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Date: 5 October 2012
Location: Britannia Hotel Manchester & Mercure Manchester Picadilly, UK

Social Media Fundamentals #2 - Social Recruitment

During this session we will start by discussing how social media impacts recruitment, and what the wider European trends are. We will cover various case studies so you can take away tangible examples of strategies that work. We’ll then focus on the necessary elements of execution, and finish with data and measurement.

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Date: 30 August 2012
Location: Dachis Group London, UK

Calling All Employers & Job Hunters: Chinwag's Careers Day during #SMWLDN Sept 2012


During Digital Shoreditch last May, Chinwag held a very successful Careers Day where employers such as Bloomberg, Mozilla Firefox, Financial Times, LBi, Unruly Media, Beyond, Yammer and more were able to meet top candidates and showcase their companies and vacancies.

On top of meeting fantastic brands and agencies, candidates were able to take advantage of a programme of advice sessions including CV Surgeries, Portfolio Reviews & Creativity Workshops.

The day was a huge hit with 23 brands exhibiting, 20 mentors, 100+ individual advice sessions, 120+ workshop delegates and 1000+ job seekers through the door. Check out the event highlights, top tips and advice from our mentors & sponsors here.

After recieving such great feedback during and after the event we decided that we'd love to do it all over again, and what better time than during this September's Social Media Week London.

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Fast Track Digital Marketing - New York

If you’re new to digital (or marketing), this course is ideal. A two-day digital marketing academy, we’ll introduce you to a wide range of digital marketing and e-commerce staples. The art, the science and the revenue – you won’t find a better introduction or a more solid foundation in digital marketing.

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Date: 19 September 2012
Location: IAB Office at the Ad Lab, US

Social Media Fundamentals #1 – Social Media Governance

Dachis Group London is pleased to invite you to the first event in its series of monthly Social Media Fundamentals, intended to arm digital and HR practitioners with the latest insights and strategic steps to taking full advantage of social media within organisations. For our first meeting we will focus on social media governance.

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Date: 25 July 2012
Location: Dachis Group London, UK

matchNhack London

matchNhack London is an exclusive event for startups and tech talents. We give tech talents the opportunity to choose, meet and work with startups. We also help startups find the right tech talents for professional work. More importantly, we guarantee personal time for each of you with your chosen meet ups!

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Date: 21 July 2012
Location: Google Campus, UK

Health and Safety for TV Productions - 4th of July

Led by Clem Leneghan of Safety Guys, this is a one-day workshop for production staff covering the key issues in health and safety legislation and practice for TV productions.

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Date: 4 July 2012
Location: Indie Training Fund, UK

Managing People for the First Time - 3rd of July

Led by Sue Ahern of Creative People, this is a highly practical one-day seminar for new managers, team leaders or anyone preparing for a management role within the TV industry. The session will help build confidence through TV-based cast studies, exercise, questionnaires and sharing delegates’ own experiences.

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Date: 3 July 2012
Location: Indie Training Fund, UK

LUNCH BEAT @ Cannt with Hyper Island

The dance phenomenon sweeping Sweden is spilling over to the UK. One hour of frantic booty shaking and escapism away from work, until we have to get back to our laptop-worshipping routines at the office. Brought to you by students from the Digital Media Management Masters Programme at Hyper Island in Manchester.

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Date: 21 June 2012
Location: 93 Feet East, UK