Archive for the category "social media scene"

CRAVEvancouver Coffee Chat

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Next week I will be speaking at the CRAVEvancouver Coffee Chat, discussing “Back to School: Social Media”. When: Monday September 14, 6:00pm – 8:00pm Where: Pure Smile Studio (Suite 303-1110 Hamilton St) CRAVEcompany focuses on three core models, the first being their book series. The printed CRAVEguide books have been issued for various North American […]

Vancouver Twestival Tickets are Now on Sale

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

For the second time this year, I am organizing a Twestival event in Vancouver. Twestival is a global fundraising event that is organized through Twitter, using the service to gather volunteers, get community input, invite participants, and publicize the event. Twestival will be like a meetup, where you can show up, have some food, win […]

Workspace is Closed. Thanks for the Memories.

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Workspace, shared work environment in Gastown, has officially closed its doors for good. The sudden move has left many flabbergasted as Workspace had become an institution of sharing, learning, networking, and to-die-for coffee over the years. Photo credit: thelastminute on Flickr The concept was simple, create a big open membership-based space with optional offices where […]

BarCamp Vancouver 2009

Comments 12 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s that time of year again… it’s time for BarCamp. BarCamp actually has nothing to do with an actual “Bar” per se. It’s a social media, social networking, and open-format technology unconference. If you’ve become familiar with the Northern Voice Conference, it’s similar but on a smaller scale. For a full description of BarCamp and […]

Where Will Winebard Wed

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Social media experiments are popping up all over the place, from sales initiatives, to fundraisers and even selling houses through Twitter. Karen, a local wine blogger known to those on Twitter as Winebard, is conducting her own experiment for one of the most important days of her life. “I am inviting vineyards in Napa and […]