Speaking at the Chicago Toy Fair!

chicago, chicago toy fair, social media at playOn Friday, November 19, 2011, the Chicago Toy & Game Group presents Social Media at Play, a one-day content-rich conference, providing attendees with the education, trends, techniques and tools of social media from strategy to integration and engagement to measurement, with insights into social gaming trends and how they fit into the future landscape of the toy and game industry.

Held at Chicago’s historic Navy Pier, Social Media at Play brings together expert panels of toy industry professionals and top social media practitioners who show how to leverage the power of social media and social gaming through case studies, interactive discussion and provocative presentations, delivering immediate value and take-away lessons to implement immediately.

Featured speakers include over 30 expert social media practitioners including keynote speaker Vanessa Van Petten of RadicalParenting.com, Barbara Jones of One-2-One Network, Wendy Piersall, author of Mom Blogging for Dummies, Beth Rosen of 4Keys Media, MJ Tam of Chicagonista.com, Meredith Sinclair of Hoo-dee-hoo.com, Lisa Orman of KidStuff PR, and toy industry professionals who are successfully using social media strategies to generate real business, including speakers from Hasbro, Razor, Sears, Endless Games, Fat Brain Toys, The Marketing Store, Kunoichi, Hoyt Interactive, 360KID, igamebank and more.

Social Media at Play is designed to deliver immediate value, so attendees leave with take-away lessons they can implement immediately.

Registration includes full-day conference and meals, Networking Dinner at Chicago’s D4 Irish Pub on Thursday, November 18 and a ticket to the TAGIE Awards Ceremony and Dinner, an elegant gala celebrating toy and game inventors, held at Chicago’s Museum of Science & Industry on Friday, November 19.

Online registration is available at http://www.tandgcon.com/_tagieconf/socialmedia.htm

For more information, please contact Mary Kay Russell at (630) 717-2511.

About the Chicago Toy & Game Group

The Chicago Toy & Game Group, Inc. is a family of toy industry initiatives designed to encourage and promote the power of play and invention in social, educational, and professional environments. The Chicago Toy & Game Group consists of the Chicago Toy & Game Fair (ChiTAG)Toy & Game Inventor and Industry Conference (T&GCon)Toy & Game Inventor Awards (TAGIE Awards), Games for Educators and Discover Games.


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