Owls All Over the Place – Event Roundup

HootSuite Owls have been flying all around the world. From Chicago and New York to Indonesia and Colombia – check out some recent activities and upcoming adventures!

In this Event Roundup, we’ll take a look at upcoming Chicago TechWeek, NXNE and recap the CM Summit and the Get Down to Business Conference in Santa Monica.

Where to Next?

Chicago Tech Week

HootSuite CEO, Ryan Holmes will be speaking at the TechWeek Conference in Chicago. The conference runs from June 22 to 26, 2012 and attendees include heavy hitters from startups to Fortune 500 companies.

Notable speakers include: Matt Mickiewicz, Co-founder of 99designs and Travis Kalanick, CEO of Uber.

HootSuite CEO, Ryan Holmes will be giving a keynote speech during TechWeek – Beyond the Hype: Social Media Fact and Fiction.

“The most prolific medium of communication now has billions of people participating daily in global conversations that range from politics to lunch. With this torrent of information coming in real-time, how can you filter through it? What’s happening right now that is important? How do you effectively engage in this sphere? HootSuite’s unique position in the middle of the social media torrent has presented a birds-eye view into some unique and often disastrous or dangerous situations. We have seen some of the best and most brutal tactics used on the front-lines of social networks. Ryan Holmes connects these fundamental realities with ways in which you can attain the outcomes you desire and understand the benefits you actually gain from your social efforts.”


HootSuite Owl and Community Building Extraordinaire, Dave Olson hits the big T Dot for NXNE from June 11 to 17, 2012. If you’re a musician, film producer, marketer, public relations pro or community manager, NXNE is the place you want to be. Learn from the insiders and thought leaders of tech and social media, find out about new tools and trends and meet designers, entrepreneurs and other professionals in the industry.

NXNE is the East Coast cousin to SXSW, and the parties are just as fun. NXNE is a conference to celebrate, film, music, and all things media. Don’t miss this fantastic opportunity for networking and community building

Swing by and see Dave Olson speak about Disasters and Revolutions: Scenes from the social media trenches on June 13. Tweet @DaveOHoots and let him know you’re coming.

Owls Returning Home

CM Summit

HootSuite's Super Bowl Infographic - Coca Cola Presentation
Coca Cola’s Alison Lewis included HootSuite’s Super Bowl infographic – Click to view

HootSuite Owls, Jessica WakemanPeter O’Sullivan and Laura Horak hit the Big Apple last month for the CM Summit. Hosted by Federated Media Publishing, the CM Summit was a gathering of industry leaders and professionals from tech and social media.

HootSuite’s booth wasn’t the only presence at the event. Alison Lewis, SVP Marketing Coca-Cola, featured HootSuite’s Super Bowl infographic in her presentation. Watch it here.

Greg Gunn at Small Business Week
Greg Gunn at Get Down to Business Conference – Image via Constant Contact

Get Down to Business Conference

HootSuite VP Business Development, Greg Gunn made an appearance during Small Business Week in Santa Monica. Greg gave a talk at the Get Down to Business Conference about social media strategy.

This also marked the West Coast premiere of HootSuite’s unreleased product, HootFeed, which allowed the audience to interact directly with Greg via Tweets that streamed across the big screen on stage. More on HootFeed soon!

Greg also attended the HootUp Santa Monica and had a fabulous time meeting our great community of HootClub fans and friends.

HootUp with HootSuite

HootUps are HootSuite’s version of TweetUps, they’re free, casual and fun! Meet owls in real life and share social media tips and  laughs. Better yet, host your own HootUp! If you want to host your own HootUp or attend one, check out HootUps and follow @HootUp to learn how.

Check out the next batch of upcoming HootUps – This summer we’re in Amsterdam, Bogota, Bali and more!

HootSuite is hosting and meeting up with owls at HootUps around the globe. Check out these photos from a HootUp in Indonesia, plus a great video shared on HootClub:

hootup indonesia

Owls Coming to You?

To see where HootSuite is heading next, visit the HootSuite Events page. Plus, get the latest info and announcements by following  @HootSuiteEvents.

Interested in having HootSuite at your event? Submit a speaking request application.