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Social Media Breakfast Calgary #36, 8:30 am - 10:30am, Friday, January 18, 2013, WURST Calgary

CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/12/13 -- The Calgary Social Media Breakfast (SMBYYC) is pleased to announce Tim Shaw as the January SMBYYC speaker:

Digital Advocacy: Storytelling that builds champions and ignites movements

Every non-profit is full of incredible stories. How do you tell these in a way that helps you achieve your objectives? Tim Shaw of Amplifi will discuss how non-profits can use social media for engaging storytelling that builds community and embraces ambassadors - by using an advocacy approach that helps you make good happen.

Post discussion, Tim will answer audience questions in an interactive Q&A.

Seating is limited. Please RSVP at

About the Event

When: Friday, January 18, 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. (i)presentation will begin at 9:05 am

Where: WURST Calgary

2437 - 4th Street S.W.

Registration: To register, visit (

Cost: There is no fee to attend a Social Media Breakfast.

Parking: Street parking is free until 9am. To give you the opportunity to pay for parking, presentation will begin at 9:05 am. It is recommended that you do NOT park in the Safeway lot as they do monitor the parking lot.

About the Guest Speaker:

Tim Shaw

[email protected]


Tim leads the online engagement and digital advocacy practice for Amplifi, where he provides expert advice and strategy for connecting with audiences through social media tools.

Tim works with his team to develop engaging communications for inspired change focused on making good happen through advocacy, digital advocacy and corporate social responsibility.

A frequent speaker on social media and digital advocacy, Tim is a champion of the benefits of social media for business, non-profit and healthcare, and has helped leaders of those sectors learn about the benefits of social media through his speaking at national conferences, bootcamps and in boardrooms.

A believer in the value of education, Tim has been a guest speaker for the Durham College Public Relations Program where he lectured on Social Media for Media Relations. After being selected as the favourite guest speaker by the students in Durham College's Public Relations program the college decided to hire Tim as a contract instructor last year for its Social Media & Web Principles course.

Please Support Our Generous Sponsors

Venue Sponsor - WURST Calgary

Geoff Gobert

Phone: 403.245.2345


Breakfast Sponsor - Elevate Auction

Elevate Auction

Phone: 403.287.8439


Event Sponsors

Special thanks go to Marketwire and Matrix Video Communications for their continued support of SMBYYC.

We Invite You To Become A SMBYYC Sponsor

For about $350, your organization can get some fantastic exposure at the events and online. It is an inexpensive way to get quality back links to your website.


The SMBYYC houses an open environment to share today's best and worst examples of social media, as practiced by individuals, industries and organizations in Calgary and around the world. Guest speakers share their experience and expertise of social media use, followed by an opportunity to network with a community of like-minded individuals.

Follow @SMBYYC

Please follow @SMBYYC and the SMBYYC Twitter list. This will allow you to connect with all Calgary Social Media Breakfast followers.

Interested in Sponsoring or Presenting - please reach out SMBYYC committee:

Donna McTaggart: @donnamct @CalgFolkClub

Mike Spear: @mikesgene

Kevin Hayes: @kevinhayesca

Catherine Saykaly-Stevens: @CalgaryNetworks @CalgarySingles

Heather Isley: @HeatherIlsley

Des Nwaerondu: @AdvisorDes

Crystal DeCnodder: @Pistol_Crystal

To add your name to mailing list:

Email your email address to: [email protected]

(You will receive email with a link to the #SMBYYC Press Release to sign up)

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