Owls Keep Flying with Autumn Events from London to San Francisco

Painting/photo by @indindindigo

Yes, owls do occasionally sleep but they never get tired of networking, learning and meeting new friends. After criss-crossing countries – and enjoying early morning yoga in new cities –Owly isn’t slowing down after these recent adventures.

So before winter settles in, HootSuite will – in one way or another – participate in a variety of events o’er the world. You can get the full list on the Events Page but here are some up-coming events to fly to:

Discover the future that Twitter holds for PR & Marketing – September 30 (London, England)

Blurb: Ryan Holmes will talk about measuring and evaluating Twitter activity in a panel discussion offering detailed guidance on how best to measure and evaluate Twitter activity to demonstrate ROI.

Along with Andrew Walker, Tweetminster co-founder, and Anna Carlson, Nixon McInness, senior social media consultant” and moderator Martin Thomas (author of ‘Crowd Surfing’), they’ll discuss:

“From audience mapping, to sentiment measurement and campaign evaluation tools, the panel will guide you through the Twitter tools most useful to PRs.”

More: http://www.thesocialmediaacademy.co.uk/

Social Media Camp – October 3 (Victoria, BC)

Blurb: HootSuite Marketing/Community ringleader Dave Olson will speak about “Power tuning campaigns with HootSuite” ergo: Social outreach campaigns require nuance and planning to achieve favourable results. Using real-world examples, Dave will explain key tactics for preparing messaging, optimizing distribution, encouraging amplification and adjusting on the fly. Whether you are focused on marketing and promotions or support and service, you’ll learn best practices and power tuning tips for using HootSuite’s social media dashboard for your social media-powered outreach efforts.

More: http://socialmediacamp.ca/RSS Feed – Twitter – Facebook – YouTube – Flickr

Vancouver BC Startup Weekend – October 8-10 (Vancouver, BC)

Blurb: The first ever Vancouver Startup Weekend will be Oct 8th through the 10th at Bootup Labs in Vancouver. It is very much like an unconference, where the attendees show decide the outcome of the experience.

More: http://vancouver.startupweekend.org

Connect Vancouver – October 12 (Vancouver, BC)


Blurb: Ryan will talk on a panel called “Growth Beyond BC ~ Go Big, Go Global – Now” featuring inspiring stories from startups who have made the move outside BC, including:



  • David Helliwell, Pulse Energy: How to start a cleantech company in 2,846 easy steps.
  • Ryan Holmes, Hootsuite: Be local everywhere – growing your product globally the HootSuite way.
  • Surinder Kumar, Vecima Networks:
  • Talent to compete with the best in the world.
  • Andrew Reid, Vision Critical:
  • Fire on all cylinders! Vision Critical’s explosive international growth using both direct and indirect channels to market.
  • Todd Stone, iCompass:
  • Stick to the Plan… with Agility

More: http://connectnext.ca

Vancouver Enterprise Forum Event (VEF) Momentum – October 15  (Vancouver, BC)

Blurb: In a talk called : MADE IN VANCOUVER: The HootSuite Sucess Story, Ryan Holmes will share the story behind Invoke and how he was able to turn it from a basic web development services firm to the creators of HootSuite.  Since launching in late 2008, HootSuite has become one of the world’s most popular Twitter clients, now with Facebook, Linkedin and WordPress integration, and it is used by clients like Martha Stewart and The Economist.

More: http://www.vef.org/

TWTRCON SF – Nov. 18 (San Francisco, CA)

Blurb: Real-time tools are transforming business, government and non-profits. At TWTRCON SF 10 you’ll see case studies and learn best practices from leading organizations that are using the real-time web to deliver bottom-line results.

More: http://twtrcon.com/sf10.