CALGARY, June 2, 2011 /CNW/ - Canada's leading Web conference, mesh, has come west by way of a one-day event in Calgary on June 8 at the
MacEwan Conference & Event Centre at the University of Calgary.
Like mesh, meshwest will focus on providing insight and stimulating conversations
around four streams - media, society, marketing and business. Led by
opinion leaders and entrepreneurs, meshwest will provide the opportunity to have thought-provoking and engaging
conversations in which the attendees are involved as much as the
"We think Calgary is a great place to launch meshwest," said Mark Evans,
co-founder of the mesh conference. "There's a growing start-up and
high-tech community, and there are many large companies exploring the
use of social media as a new way to communicate, market and sell."
From Canada's leading digital marketers to local social media
strategists, meshwest will provide an emphasis on exploring what's over the horizon in
the digital world.
Speakers to include:
Tobias Lütke - CEO of Shopify
Stuart MacDonald - One of Canada' leading digital marketers
Doug Lacombe - Canada's Internet publishing pioneer
Greg Hounslow - Emerging Media Advisor for WestJet
Mark Evans - mesh Co-founder and former technology reporter with the
National Post and Globe & Mail
Leigh Himel - Owner of Toronto-based, Gravity Ltd., a 'Social Enterprise Design' firm
Sarah Dickinson - SVP, Strategy at Blast Radius
Tony Rino - Web & Social Media Advisor, Canadian Association of
Petroleum Producers (CAPP)
Wednesday, June 8, 2011
8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
MacEwan Conference & Event Centre; University of Calgary
$279+GST; tickets can be purchased at www.meshwest.ca.
meshwest sponsors include CIRA, Yahoo! Canada, CNW and Hill & Knowlton
For further information:
For media accrediation or for interviews with Mark Evans, Co-founder of mesh and meshwest, contact:
Hill & Knowlton Calgary
202-6th Avenue SW, Suite 540
Calgary, AB T2P 2R9