All posts by: Social Connections

Social Connections 9 – Speed Sponsoring 101

If you’re attending Social Connections 9 next week, and you’ve already taken a look at the agenda on our site or in PDF form, you’ll have noted that we have Speed Sponsoring scheduled at the end of our first day’s sessions, before everyone heads off to the event’s Gala Reception. For some attendees, Speed Sponsoring is a well-practiced ritual, whereas if you’re […]

Social Connections 8 – what a first day!

It’s been an amazing first day at Social Connections 8. Awesome atmosphere, captivating keynotes, sensational speakers, innovative ideas shared, satisfied sponsors, great speedgeeking, and to cap it all off, a night at the museum! What does day 2 bring? A keynote from Ed Brill, another 30 or so breakout sessions including our new TED-style spotlight […]

Social Connections – The show must go on!

In the last week several members of the Social Connections team attended Engage conference in Ghent, Belgium. It was a great event and I recommend everybody to visit it next year. Many of us love the way Theo Heselmans runs this event and Engage always provides us with inspiration on how to improve our own conferences. By […]

What should you expect at Social Connections 8?

Every Social Connections event has been different – after all, we’ve hosted every one in a new country so far!  So the culture, the language and the surroundings definitely influence the kind of atmosphere and interactions that take place.  That’s the joy of being a truly international user group! However, there are certainly common themes… A […]

Two months…

Social Connections 8 is approaching fast! In fact it feels as though the pace is picking up with every day that passes! With this being the first Social Connections event that has been run in the USA, the team is working hard to pull together the very best experience that it can. What does that […]

10 days…

It is just 10 days until the Social Connections 8 call for abstracts slides ever so tightly shut. Yes, you have just ten short days in which to submit your great ideas for sessions at the upcoming IBM Social Business user group, which takes place in Boston on 16th and 17th April.  We’re looking to select 20-30 really […]

One week until Social Connections VII in Stockholm

Whoa! Where did the time go…? It seems like just a few short weeks ago that we were in Prague announcing that our next event would be this November in Stockholm. And here we are already, in the beginning of November, only one week away from Social Connections VII! Exciting times…exciting indeed! First things first, […]

Social Connections VII – RESULTS: You pick the session

For the first time, at Social Connections VII in Stockholm, we organized a poll for a session topic to be chosen by the attendees.  The choices were:  Ask IBM, PTI or Ask the Experts. The results are in: “Ask IBM” wins at 43%!                         This session […]

How do we host Social Connections? Here’s the answer…

Although you can see who our sponsors are via their own sponsors page on our site, we wanted to highlight each of our valued sponsors and tell you a bit about each. Why? Because Social Connections simply wouldn’t go on without sponsors. We are grateful for them as they make the whole thing possible, from the […]