Friday, May 20, 2016

CIES Attends 76th Social Media Breakfast

The Social Media Breakfast here in Calgary has been ongoing since November 2009. The monthly meeting of social media enthusiasts, is at a different location each month with venue sponsors providing space and speakers donating their time. Started by Scott Baird nearly 7 years ago, the event quickly grew from 20 or so participants to upwards towards 100 attendees monthly. Events continue to attract 100 + people, the steering committee has expanded to 9 members, and the brand now has 8 regular sponsors.

Hosted by the one and only Twitter Guru and Super Volunteer Donna McTaggart, today's SMBYYC venue was graciously provided by Wurst Restaurant and Bier Hall in the Mission District on 4th Street - hands down one of Calgary's best eateries. Calgary Co-op was on hand to talk about the work they are doing in the community, as well as to announce they have already raised nearly a quarter of a million dollars for Fort Mac and handed out free "Fort Mac Will Fight Back" T-shirts. A great organization called JobJar also was in attendance talk about the work they do, click here for more information on them. Once again a great morning was had by all in attendance with Calgary's tremendous sense community front and centre!  Thanks to Michelle Robinson from 12CSI for joining us and CIES will return to the next SMBYYC! 

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