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Sunday, March 11, 2012

Former MuchMusic VJ to Keynote at Social Media Conference

Former MuchMusic VJ to Keynote at Social Media Conference

@SocMediaCamp  June 8-9, 2012 for Canada's largest annual Social Media event in Victoria, BC.
Former rock and roll VJ turned blogger Erica Ehm will host the West Coast Social Media Awards.
Ehm will host the awards celebration Friday, June 8, 2012 in Victoria, B.C., and then she’ll take a turn at the podium as keynote speaker on Saturday at the Social Media Camp conference, held concurrently.
“The massive growth of social media parallels the revolutions in music. Everyone thought I was slightly off balance when I first started blogging,” Ehm says.

She launched, an online community for mothers struggling with the reality of being a modern parent. “Then the nay-sayers realized that there was a digital audience craving lessons on how to keep the woman in the mom.” is the online social network that speaks to the woman in every mom, and her alternately funny and touching message is one of personal and social empowerment.
Ehm spent more than ten years on the ground breaking MuchMusic television program as a video jockey, becoming one of the faces of her generation. A songwriter, actress and playwright, Ehm’s career expanded into theatre, radio, song-writing, publishing and managing a digital media company.
The second annual West Coast Social Media Awards are held in conjunction with Social Media Camp, one of the leading social media learning events in North America. Best selling author and social media expert Chris Brogan has already been announced as the keynote speaker on Friday, June 8, 2012.
The second annual West Coast Social Media Awards will honour the best social media promotion and engagement campaigns. This year, the awards will use crowd sourcing to poll social media consumers on the nomination categories in an effort to have the celebration reflect the social media trends that users value. .
The third annual Social Media Camp will be held at the Victoria Conference Centre, Jun. 8 - 9, 2012. Created by Paul Holmes and Chris Burdge , Social Media Camp has grown to be one of the world’s largest social media learning events.
The agenda will include workshops, panels, keynote speakers, roundtables, social showcase, a knowledge cafe, trade show, and the West Coast Social Media Awards. Sessions will also include clearly defined streams for beginners and advanced users.

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