ShesConnected.com hosting 200 savvy, influential digital Canadian women
for the ShesConnected Conference
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TORONTO, Sept. 14, 2011 /CNW/ - The second annual ShesConnected Conference, taking place September 29 to 30, 2011 at Toronto's Sheraton Centre, is
expected to include digitally-savvy and influential Canadian women, as
well as representatives from top national and international brands and
"The goal of the ShesConnected Conference is to bring digital women
together with brands for networking, educational seminars and
interactive forums," says Donna Marie Antoniadis, co-founder of ShesConnected Multimedia. "The hope is that it's a start for a long-term working relationship
that benefits both the brand and the digital woman."
"Digitally savvy Canadian women and female bloggers can sometimes find
it difficult to connect with key marketing decision-makers at brands
and agencies so we're bringing them together," says Antoniadis. "These
women represent an important consumer demographic for many of Canada's
"We are excited to be the title sponsor of this year's ShesConnected
Conference," says Ammar Kahn, Social Media Manager at Ford Canada. "Now
more than ever, women are a key influence when it comes to household
purchase decisions. In much the same way, women are also embracing the
blogosphere in ever increasing numbers to form communities and motivate
one another. We look forward to meeting and sharing ideas with Canada's
most connected women."
The Conference will include networking opportunities and interactive
forum sessions. There's also a powerful line-up of confirmed speakers
including Tracy Moore, host of the national TV show Cityline, and Elisa
Camahort Page, co-founder and COO of BlogHer Inc., the largest women's
blogger network in the United States.
The women chosen to participate at the Conference are all registered
members of ShesConnected.com, the first-ever social and professional networking site for women. They
applied to be chosen for the one of the limited 200 VIP spots.
The top 200 attendees have been selected based on a special algorithm
High activity across all social media (blogs, Twitter, Facebook etc.)
Posting frequently on blogs, Twitter and Facebook
Posting high quality content
Interest in working with brands
Fit the demographic conference sponsors are targeting
"The ShesConnected Conference was a unique opportunity to connect with
brands and other bloggers in a small, intimate, informative and
collaborative environment," says Christy Laverty, a top digital women
attendee from last year. "It was a real meeting of the minds. From the
keynote speaker, panels and the round table discussions, a great chance
to exchange opinions, thoughts, perspective and know how."
While the Conference is slated for September 29 - 30, 2011, Twitter
Parties for women and brands have already occurred in July and August
that provided opportunities for networking and to help get conversation
and buzz started in advance of the Conference.
To learn more about the Conference visit www.shesconnectedconference.com. Follow ShesConnected Conference on Twitter: @SCConference and via the hashtag #SCCTO.
Sponsors for the ShesConnected Conference include title sponsor Ford
Canada, and others including Toshiba of Canada Limited, Chicken Farms
of Canada, ConAgra Canada Inc. Nokia, Janes Family Foods, Maple Leaf
Foods, Molson Coors, Life Choices, Royal Canadian Mint, PTPA and
Media sponsorship provided by Marketing Magazine.
About ShesConnected.com (the Social Network)
ShesConnected.com, the first-ever social and professional networking site for women, has
been connecting women for almost five years. The network is dual
profile - professional and personal - offering women a place to
showcase and post her business, groups, events and blogs, which are
promoted through the ShesConnected social network and beyond, for free.
She can use her personal profile for connecting with family, friends
and others who share your interests and activities. She can use her
professional profile for keeping in touch with colleagues, making new
contacts, promoting your business or even finding your next job. The
site is the perfect solution for busy women with a wide range of
responsibilities ranging from parenting and dinner tonight to being a
CEO or a superstar at work. The company also hosts events for members
(personal and professional) on social media skills and networking.
SOURCE SHESCONNECTED MULTIMEDIA CORP.
For further information:
For more information or to interview Donna Marie Antoniadis of ShesConnected Multimedia, please contact:
Margaret Antkowski / Liz Luzza
Tel: 905-949-8256 ext. 239 / ext. 222
Margaret@praxispr.ca / firstname.lastname@example.org