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West Coast Social Media Summit: The Authentic Social Enterprise

Page Society members attended the Page Society’s West Coast Social Media Summit, hosted and sponsored by eBay Inc., at the company’s headquarters in San Jose, CA.

Alan Marks, senior vice president, corporate communications at eBay put together a full-day program focused on emerging trends and the dynamics of an authentic social enterprise. The day featured leading experts, innovators and practitioners who are helping to invent and shape new social media engagement models and platforms that are transforming engagement and communications throughout society and business.

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8:00 am — Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:45 am — Summit begins
5:30 pm — Speaking portion ends and reception begins
Speakers include:
  • Jeremiah Owyang, a leading industry analyst on customer strategy and Partner at Altimeter Group, who will discuss “Social Business Readiness: How advanced companies prepare internally.”
  • Christopher Barger, Senior Vice President at Voce Communications and former global director of social media at General Motors, who will speak about his new book, The Social Media Strategist.
  • Connie Chan Wang, Social Media Manager at LinkedIn, who will share how innovative companies are using social for recruiting and networking.
  • eBay leaders and representatives from Microsoftand NewsGator will demonstrate how social platforms are driving employee engagement.

And there’s more. Attendees also can expect to hear from other experts, innovators and practitioners who are helping to shape new social media engagement models and platforms. This will be an interactive day, with time for questions and conversation. Participants are encouraged to contribute to the Page Society’s ongoing thought leadership development in this critical area.


Area Hotels

Request Special eBay Rates at any of the following…

Fairmont San Jose
170 South Market St
San Jose, CA 95113
Negotiated rate: $169

Hotel Valencia Santana Row
355 Santana Row
San Jose, CA 95128
Negotiated rate: $165

Hilton San Jose
300 Almaden Blvd
San Jose, CA 95110
Negotiated rate: $155

Doubletree by Hilton San Jose
2050 Gateway Pl
San Jose, CA 95110
Negotiated rate: $138

Pruneyard Plaza Hotel
1995 South Bascom Ave
Campbell, CA 95008
Negotiated rate: $125