If you look up the word “social” on Wikipedia, it says: The term Social refers to a characteristic of living organisms (humans in particular, though biologists also apply the term to populations of other animals). It always refers to the interaction of organisms with other organisms and to their collective co-existence, irrespective of whether they are aware of it or not, and irrespective of whether the interaction is voluntary or involuntary.
In mid-2009, Christina Costerasked if anyone involved in the Twitter group, #Eventprofs, was interested in producing an unconference for event professionals. With a lack of low-cost meetings for the meetings industry, I jumped at the idea. After several planning calls with Christina, Jeff Hurt, Mike McAllen and Mike McCurry, Event Camp 2010 was born.
Yesterday I have the honor of being at panelist at the Fair Media Council’s Connection Day on the topic of Twitter. After I, and the other distinguished panelists, shared our experiences and strong belief in the power of Twitter, Richard Kessel, CEO of the New York Power Authority and our moderator, commented that he still preferred human-to-human interaction via phone or in person.
This is my first post on my new website. Like many websites, I hoped to launch this months ago. But, as we all know, life gets in the way. So here I am. Please don’t hold that against me.