TORONTO, Oct. 2 /CNW/ - Bloggers from across North America are converging
at Centennial College for two days of networking, learning, discussing and
socializing at a unique social media conference this weekend.
WordCamp Toronto will be hosted by the Centennial College Student
Association Inc. on October 4 and 5. Bloggers, students, digital marketing
experts and public relations professionals will be drawn to the two-day
conference to enhance their blogging knowledge and share ideas.
Matt Mullenweg, the creator of WordPress, the largest blogging platform
in the world, will be the conference's keynote speaker. Matt is responsible
for helping launch and support millions of blogs around the world.
Also speaking will be Joseph Thornley, CEO of Thornley Fallis, a firm
that helps organizations build relationships with customers, clients and
stakeholders by integrating social media with public relations, creative
design and word-of-mouth communications.
This is a great opportunity for students to meet some of the most
influential public relations practitioners in Canada and learn more about
social media, which is now part of their public relations curriculum. Students
from Centennial's Corporate Communications and Public Relations program are
volunteering as the conference hosts.
WordCamp Toronto will take place at Centennial College's Progress Campus
Student Centre. General admission is $25; students are eligible for a $10
For more information visit www.wordcamptoronto.com.
Date: Saturday, Oct. 4 & Sunday, Oct. 5
Time: 10 am to 4 pm
Location: Progress Campus Student Centre, Centennial College
941 Progress Ave. (just east of Markham Rd, south of
For further information:
For further information: Media contact: Mathieu Yuill, Centennial
College Student Association Inc., (416) 873-1208, firstname.lastname@example.org