This month's Social Media Breakfast BBQ NH is brought to you by Uptown Uncorked (your SMBNH organizer and monthly host), DimDim (live casting) and Rick's Pond View (venue).
*This IS a family friendly event but you must buy a ticket for each of the family members you bring so I make sure we have enough food. If you have kids under five, first buy YOUR tickets (mom and dad) then email me to add their names to the *free* kids under five list privately for their protection*
Rick's Pond View, lakeside/outdoors/gazebo area. #92 Route 125, Kingston, NH
Rick's is 8 minutes off of I-495, 10 minutes off of Highway 101, and less than five minutes off of Routes 107, 108, and 111 where they meet Route 125. 30 Minutes from Manchester and Portsmouth, NH, 10 minutes from Haverhill, MA and 40 minutes from Nashua, NH - it's hard to get more "central" than that!
Gold Sponsor: e-Forecasting
e-forecasting.com, an international economic research and consulting firm, offers forecasts of the economic environment using proprietary real-time economic indicators and produces company and industry-specific leading indicators for its clients. In cooperation with its affiliate, Infometrica, Inc., e-forecasting.com works with business publications and clients across the globe to provide industry, country and state-level economic content on a monthly and quarterly basis thus their predictive intelligence input is used by practitioners around the world.
Gold Sponsor: Custom Scoop
A pioneer in the online news monitoring industry, CustomScoop has been providing fast, accurate media monitoring to clients since 2000. Our proprietary technology keeps our clients informed about traditional and social media.
We customize each client account to deliver meaningful media intelligence to make our customers more effective and efficient. With a database that includes hundreds of thousands of newspapers, magazines, web sites, blogs, podcasts, and more, you can be confident in your results.
Social Media Breakfast History
On seeing growing demand in this area, I decided to fill the need with a
new branch of the nationwide Social Media Breakfast in NH. It isn't
that we don't love Boston, because we do, but our neighbor to the north
is rich in technology and social media, and often overlooked when
events are planned. I saw a need for networking opportunities that were
easier to get to for the northern tech and social media crowd, and
decided to step up and fill it. Because NH itself is a diverse and
scattered state, the Social Media Breakfast there will be just a little bit different than the one in Cambridge/Boston. Our first meeting was in January 2009, and was a roaring success.
What is a Social Media Breakfast?
From the official description: The Social Media Breakfast was founded by Bryan Person in August 2007 as an event where social media experts and newbies alike come together to eat, meet, share, and learn. Marketers, PR pros, entrepreneurs, bloggers, podcasters, new-media fanatics, and online social networkers are all welcome to attend.
The breakfast series began in Boston and has now spread to more than a dozen cities throughout the United States and around the world.
How will the Social Media Breakfast in NH be different?
The main difference between Social Media Breakfast NH and other SMBs will be all-inclusiveness. I do not want only social media people and companies to attend, I also want technology types, programmers, coders, tech writers, tech companies and more to attend. As a state that is rich in technology but scattered in distance, I think the best networking and connection making effect will be achieved by combined our different cultures. You never know, as a social media type you might just meet the coder you've been looking for to create your dream project if we all come together to connect and to learn from each other!
Theme for this Social Media Breakfast BBQ:
We're Playing Hooky To Get To Know You, Because Real Life CONNECTIONS Are Key
This Social Media Breakfast NH (hashtag #smbnh) will be all about meeting each other, collaborating and forging alliances - networking in real time. In this struggling economy and shifting paradigm we need to be working together to be more successful and better weather the storm. We should be pulling in all aspects of technology, new media, old media and social media to succeed and more importantly to help the next generation succeed. This meeting will help us lay the foundation for a richer, better education, tech and new media community in NH. It will also give us a chance to spend one last (or first, if you've been that busy!) day to enjoy summer before the kids start going back to school in various districts and fall schedules take over.
In addition to myself, who will be your host and MC for the morning, you will have sponsor speakers giving three brief introductions on why they chose to sponsor this summer networking celebration.
• Opening Remarks by Leslie Poston, Uptown Uncorked and co-author, Twitter for Dummies
• Sponsor Speakers (Maria Simos of e-Forecasting, Steve Bracy from Custom Scoop, more TBA)
This is going to be a great breakfast BBQ!
Rick has generously offered his venue space for free and a reasonable price on the food and the use of his staff. He will be roasting a pig for real pulled pork BBQ, serving all the fixin's and serving coffee, tea and water. There will be a cash bar if you'd like a summer brew or mixed drink to make your afternoon complete.
We will also have a band (Kryptonite Jones), and our sponsors will be available to tell you more about what they do and why they sponsored. FYI: there is a launch ramp. If you have a paddle boat or SMALL canoe/kayak, talk to me about possibly bringing it so you can row or paddle around the lake during the event - I'll need to clear it with Rick for legal reasons. Note: this lake does not allow swimming or gas powered motors - it is a reservoir pond.
TO SPONSOR THIS EVENT, SIGN UP ABOVE. TO SPONSOR A FUTURE SMBNH CONTACT LESLIE POSTON via Twitter, Email or Phone.
Let's make the new SMBNH crackle with energy and success! See you there!
A made a quick QIK video of the venue for you. As you can see, I am not destined to be a film maker with this level of camera genius, but it gets the job done:
Read more »
|Attendee Of SMB NH BBQ (Playing Hooky To Make Connections & Learn)||Ended||$10.01||$0.99|
|$11.00 Cash At Door (Fine Print Below - Please Click More Info To Read It)||Ended||Free|
Eventbrite - Uptown Uncorked presents SMB Summer BBQ - Come Play Hooky By The Lake And Network! - Friday, August 21, 2009 at Rick's Pond View, Kingston, NH. …
As I approached I tried to position my boat where I could assist and then saw that the life jacket had come ... summer concerts on site at ... Lake, Plain Hooky Water ...
... and it's time for your summer party food to come out of the house and into the back yard! ... Grilled or BBQ'd Anything! Chicken and Cheese Pastry Triangles;
Carphone Warehouse confirms Samsung Galaxy Note Edge hits on... WATCH: New Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer Been thinking of subscribing to movie streaming services Netflix and LoveFilm Instant, but unsure of which service has the films or …
Tech Digest • 1/18/2013
For those of us who were young adults in the 1980s, today's War on Women seems quaint. The Bill Cosby meme disaster is so last week, but I am struck by what the trolls are saying about what happened ...
Daily Kos • 9/5/2013
Women—and adventurous males—come to discover their limits of ... Up beyond Parley’s Summit, above the Salt Lake Valley’s smoggy haze, sits glorious Park City. Whether you’re playing hooky for the day or …
City Weekly • 3/30/2011
This weekend Evanston kids' musician Justin Roberts goes to Los Angeles for the Grammys—his ... In the early 90s Roberts was playing in a Minneapolis indie group called Pimentos for Gus when he started teaching …
CHICAGO READER • 1/21/2014
Residents across Ontario are celebrating Children's Mental Health Awareness Week ... BBQ this summer. - Saturday, May 10, there will be a free family swim at the Kenora Recreation Centre between 5:30 and 7:30. This is sponsored by FIREFLY, Triple …
Kenora Online • 5/5/2014
Sometimes, you just want to get outdoors — and that’s where camping comes in. Communing with nature can mean anything from roughing it in a tent to setting up shop in a cabin with plumbing. • Hawn State Park: Basic and electric campsites. 12096 …
St. Louis Post-Dispatch • 5/23/2012
The advantage of being an aging icon is the artistic freedom to do whatever the hell you want. And when you’re Elton John – legend, diva, grand master of pop – your high-ranking order merits an LP like The Diving Board, a throwback in the sense that ...
The Rainbow Times • 9/24/2013
Guests: Kansas City's 18th & Vine Jazz and Blues Festival filled the air behind the American Jazz Museum with music and barbecue smoke from early ... from the simple electronic theme music of Super Mario Bros. to the lush orchestral arrangements that ...
KCUR 89.3 FM • 11/21/2014
SPOKANE, Wash. - On Saturday November 15, 2014, deputies in Spokane Valley responded to three robberies that happened within about two hours of each other. Right now detectives are working to establish if the robberies are connected, but on …
NBC Right Now • 11/19/2014
“My friends would come by ready to play ... Light House for the Blind in San Angelo. Being Browns only option, he moved to San Angelo. Here he worked, producing office products. “I never took time off but I wanted to play more music.
sanangelolive.com • 12/25/2013
For this, our last event of the season, we are hosting Fabienne Fredrickson, The Client Attractio...
Are you spending your time running from networking meeting to networking meeting and having nothi...
Formal Korean Afternoon Tea....Please join us on December 1, from 3pm to 5pm at Franchia, a Kor...
This restaurant offers an unusual blend of the old and new in its menu and its ambience. Visually...
You are invited to join The American Small Business Coalition and our Member CMI Management, Inc....
Great Lakes Leather Alliance August 26 - 28, 2005 Indianapolis, IndianaVisit http://www.greatla...