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Those who speak French and are interested in e-commerce may find value in attending the “salon eCom”, which will take place at the Ramada Hotel in Geneva on Tuesday 24 May 2011.

The salon eCom is an annual event for anyone interested in marketing and sales on the web. Over 1000 professionals attend this event to share ideas and best practices. Topics include e-commerce and m-commerce, content management, e-crm, secure payment systmes, logistics,  web marketing, e-merchandising, web 2.0, m-communication (mobile).

The conference is free of charge. For more information or to register visit the website http://www.salon-ecom.com/.

The International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Switzerland is organising an event in Zurich on “Communicating in a Flat World”.  Guest speaker Silvia Cambie, author of the best-selling book International Communications Strategies, who will present and discuss employee engagement and overcoming cultural resistance to change in European institutions and multinationals.

The event will be held on  Wednesday evening, 8 December 2010, 6:30pm-8:30pm held at Zurich Insurance, Auditorium Z, Mythenquai 2/3, Zurich. Doors open 6pm.  This will also be a great networking opportunity so bring your business cards!

IABC kindly asks you to book in advance on http://www.eventbrite.com/event/902235611 The cost is just 25CHF pp inclusive of booking fee and catering. However, entry on the door costs 30CHF cash only.

The Geneva Communicators Network is proud to be affiliated with the Lift Conference Series. The next Lift Conference is Lift11 and will be held at the CICG in Geneva on February 2-4, 2011.

By clicking on the banner on the left of this site, GCN members can benefit from a 25% discount on the registration fee. The early bird rates are now available so act now as conference tickets go quickly.

Lift11 is a three-day conference about current and emerging usage of digital technologies such as online communities, social media and casual games. Participants come to better understand the challenges and opportunities presented by digital technologies, and meet the people who drive these innovations.

It’s the most innovative conference around and an excellent platform for networking so don’t miss out on this great opportunity.

We look forward to seeing you there next February.

Patricia

A new group has been created in the lake Geneva region. The Community Managers (Suisse romande) had its first meeting on 9 June 2010.

12 Community Managers met at the Brasserie des Halles de l’Ile to explore the scope of this increasingly important job. The meeting was a great success with strong interest from participants, interesting discussions, and positive feedback. For a full summary of the meeting  (currently only in French) visit their site: http://communitymanagers.ch/2010/07/09/rencontre-du-9-juin-2010/

The next meeting is scheduled on 13 August 2010. To follow the discussions or join a future meeting, check the website: communitymanagers.ch

For those who are interested in social media, there is an interesting conference in Paris on 22-23  March 2010. Marketing 2.0 (M2C) will bring together experts and specialists to discuss the future of marketing, (social) media, and advertising, as well as new technology.

The main goal of the M2C is to exchange ideas and learn how to handle the dramatic changes in media, marketing, and consumer behavior in your day-to-day business using the latest knowledge, best practice, and trends. We try to gain insights from the bigger picture instead of focusing on only one discipline, such as technology, marketing, or media. Furthermore, we recognize that all areas are becoming ever more connected and also recognize the need for better understanding across all departments today.

If you click on the icon on the Comminsight blog and add the code: PGM2C2 you can benefit from a slight  discount.

See you in Paris!

The Geneva Communicators Network is a platform to exchange views, news and information for communication professionals working in the Geneva region, Switzerland. Currently the network has over 1000 members including professionals from the PR, communications, media and marketing fields, more info>>

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