Get connected at #SMWF N. America

Social Media World Forum N. America is almost upon us. The event is designed specifically to help delegates build valuable connections in New York and the rest of the digital world. We have compiled a few of suggestions suggestions for how you can get the most out of getting connected at the show.

Social shindig – come join the party at the Social Shindig, this year hosted by I AM DIGITAL at Studio Twenty Onein Chelsea kicking off from 7.30pm, an excellent opportunity to catch up over a few beverages in a chilled atmosphere.

Social Media Passport  – We’ve  partnered with Social Media Passport to enable you to connect with our show exhibitors more easily online. Simply visit, and download your Social Passport onto your smartphone, tablet or mobile; you can even print it out. Have it handy to be scanned when you’re touring the SMWF/AppsWorld exhibition to get access to exclusive prize draws and special offers. Social Passport is also available as an Android or iOS app.

Tweet our speakers – twitter will of course be the order of the day, below you can find a list of many of our speaker’s and special guests twitter handles so you can get the conversation started ahead of the show. If you have a question for one of the speakers don’t forget to use the #SMWFQ and #AppsWorldQ hashtags.

You can view all of this year’s speakers here.  

Abell, Jon, New York Bureau Chief, Wired, @johncabell

Britton, Matt, Founder & CEO, Mr Youth, @Mattyb123

Cann, Jeff Manager of Accounts, Marketwire @JeffCann

Cargill, Greg VP Client Services, Social & Media,BLITZ , 4As / Blitz Agency, @GregCargill

Carter, Sarah Vice President of Marketing, Actiance @SarahActiance

Choy, RogelioChief Operating Officer,Formspring, @rochoy

Coatney, MarkMedia Director,Tumblr, @markcoatney

Contreras, EstebanSocial Media Manager,Samsung @samsungesteban

Davar, Sara, Head of Business Development – Sales and Growth, Meltwater, @sdavar

Díaz Ortiz, Claire, Corporate Social Innovation & Philanthropy, Twitter, Inc. @claireD

Donnelly, Michael, Director, Worldwide Interactive Marketing, The Coca-Cola Company @MichaelDonnelly

Donnelly, Margaret, Director of Marketing, Meltwater @mwdonnelly

Espersen, Peter, Online Community Lead (Global), Lego @VirtualPeter

Floyd, Price B. Vice President of External Engagement and Digital Strategy, BAE Systems, @pricefloyd

Fraietta, Mike, Enterprise Community Manager, News Corp. @MikeFraietta

Janin, Keeran, Creative Director, Infindo Technology,  @keeranj

Gold, Kate,  Social Media Director, Scripps Networks, @katefgold

Gomez, Linette , Senior Director – Internet Marketing – Social  Media, CA Technologies, @LinGos

Guest, Phil, Chief Commercial Officer, Peer Index, @philguesty

Heindl, Matt, Head of Social Media, Razorfish, @matt_heindl

Hempstead, Sebastian, VP – North America , Brandwatch, @sebhempstead

Heron, Liz, Social Media Editor, New York Times, @lheron

Heuer, Chris, Social Media Club, @chrisheuer

Holsinger, Garth, Head of Communications, Klout, @garthsklout

King, Lila, Participation Director, CNN, @lilacina

Lagier, Eric, CEO & Co-founder, Memolane, @elagier

Liebling, Rick, Director of Digital Strategy, Coyne PR, @Rick_Now

Marsh, Josh, Founder and CEO, Conversocia, @joshuamarch

Napolitano, Anthony, Director of Sales and Business Development, Stumble Upon, @stumbleupon

Neale, Nicole, Social Media Director, Four Seasons, @Nicole_Neal

Papademitriou, Paul, VP and Principle Analysyt, Constellation Research, @papadimitriou

Peters, Meghan, Community Manager, Mashable, @petersmeg

Ramers, Justin, Active Network Events, Director of Social Media, @JustinRamers

Rezab, Jan, CEO, Social Baker, @janrezab

Rosenthal, Jason, CEO, Ning, @jasonprosenthal

Sain-dieguez , Vanessa, Director, Social Media – Planning and Integration, Hilton, @VSDieguez

Schafer, Ian, CEO & Founder, Deep Focu, @ischafer

Schactel, Jane, Director of Social Media Bing,@seejanesays

Schierholz, Stephanie, Head of Social Media, NASA, @schierholz

Sharma, Tom, P Emerging Products, NBC, @TomSharma

St. Amand, Wayne, VP of Marketing, Crimson Hexagan, @WayneSaint

Weiswasser, Gayle, VP of Social Media Communications, Discovery Channel @gweiswasser

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