Social Media Week is coming soon and the event has opened its doors to hopeful applicants.The largest twice annual social media and technology event around the world started accepting newcomers June 15 and will continue to accept applicants until July 15. Some of the biggest names in technology, social media (television, internet, and printed word), and creative and fun businesses on the web are already submitting their request to join the thousand featured over the 5-day event coming our way in September.
What this means for people interested in attending is that there will be hundreds of free events and thousands of things to see in different cities across the globe. So far New York, Los Angeles, Berlin, Beirut, Bogota, Buenos Aires, Glasgow, Milan, Moscow, Rio De Janeiro, Sao Paulo, and Vancouver are already signed up and accepting applicants. More cities will be announced as time goes on. As stated in the event’s press release:
"Far more than just a conference, Social Media Week is one of the world's most unique global platforms, offering a series of interconnected activities and conversations across the world on emerging trends in social and mobile media across all major industries. Taking place in twenty cities this year, the September conference is the fifth edition of the biannual Social Media Week, following a February 2011 conference in nine cities featuring 35,000 participants attending over 600 events worldwide."
The event is also a chance to be on the cutting edge of social media and technology. Visitors will learn about new ways to communicate with friends and family, new technology and gadgets, and new ways social media will be changing before it happens. There will be some spectacular events for the casual participant looking for a fun week, hardcore internet and tech fans, and entrepeneurs looking to get a foot in the door while scoping out the competition.
The fall Social Media Week is set to take place September 19th through September 23rd. Those that would like to apply as a featured business or event can find more information here or e-mail email@example.com.