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Register Today – Social Success Breakfast Seminar – November 27th

October 29, 2014 – 10:15 am |

We are a few weeks away from our next breakfast seminar and we have some fantastic speakers lined up that will share case studies, insights and trends which will help to make your next social media campaign a bigger success!

Join us on November 27th as we present “Social Success

Some take aways from this breakfast seminar include:

  • What exactly social search is and how it works
  • What impacts social search may have on consumer behaviour
  • Implications for marketers and brands

Where: St. Andrew´s Club & Conference Centre, 150 King St West, Toronto
When: Thursday, November 27, 2014 – 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Speakers:

Steve Buors, CEO & Co-Founder of Reshift Media
Session Title: Social search: what it is and how you can position your organization for success
Session Description: Social search represents the next major evolution of how people will find things on the web. Savvy marketers are putting strategies in place and taking action now to take advantage of this shift in technology and user behaviour in order to stay ahead of their competitors.

Brenna Flynn, Director at Veritas Communications
Session Title: Defining Success In An Ever-Evolving Space
Session Description: The question “what does success look like?” is one that is often asked in the social media space. How do you know if fans are seeing content given the cluttered nature of social? What triggers are there that let us know content is sticking with those online? What is the difference between owned social media success and channel management versus earned social success with online influencers? How do the two work together? This session aims to provide a thorough understanding of the current state of measurement in the social media space with a detailed walk through of 2‐3 successful social media campaigns.

Fun Fact: Brenna is a 2014 recipient of PR in Canada’s Top 30 Under 30.



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October 1, 2014 – 2:05 pm |
Starting today Canadians looking for that premium steak house taste need to look no further than SUBWAY® Restaurants with the launch of the new Prime Rib Melt. Made with tender pieces of thick-cut 100% Canadian beef tossed in an au jus glaze, topped with sliced cheddar cheese and served on freshly toasted Italian bread, this sandwich is available at participating locations across Canada for a limited time. “The Canadian beef industry is thrilled to be providing SUBWAY® Restaurants across Canada with 100% Canadian beef,” said Rob Meijer, President, Canada Beef. “This is a great opportunity for our local producers to showcase their top quality product in a premium quality sandwich.” To welcome the new sandwich to the team, SUBWAY® Restaurants will be helping hockey fans across Canada get primed to cheer on their teams this season. To support the launch, SUBWAY® Restaurants is asking Canadians to share their quirkiest pre-game rituals via Facebook and Twitter. From taking a vow of silence, to wearing a lucky pair of socks to a handshake that wards off bad luck, players and fans alike tend to have unique pre-game rituals. Fans can share their rituals by following @SUBWAYCanada and using #SUBWAYGetPrimed. “Whether it is powering up the night before a big game or hours before tuning in, the new Prime Rib Melt allows Canadians to fuel up on premium 100% Canadian beef,” said Kathleen Bell, Director of National Marketing, SUBWAY® Restaurants of Canada.

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