Join Us on March 12th as Ekaterina Walter Tells Us How To “Think Like Zuck”


On March 12th, at the Benson Hotel in downtown Portland, the Social Media Club of Portland and the IABC will jointly host a luncheon featuring guest speaker Ekaterina Walter, author of the best-selling “Think Like Zuck: The Five Business Secrets of Facebook’s Improbably Brilliant CEO Mark Zuckerberg”.

She will be talking to us about basic principles of success, and the “Think Like Zuck” mentality. Packed with examples of Facebook’s success principles in action—as well as those of Zappos, TOMS, Threadless, Dyson, and other companies— this talk will give you the inspiration, knowledge, and insight to make your own mark in the world, to build a business that makes a difference, and to lead your organization to long-term profitability and growth.

Ekaterina is a social media innovator at Intel. A recognized business and marketing thought leader, she is a speaker and a regular contributor to Fast Company, Huffington Post, and other leading-edge print and online publications..  She has been featured in Forbes and BusinessReviewUSA and was named among 25 Women Who Rock Social Media in 2012. She sits on a Board of Directors of Word of Mouth Marketing Association (WOMMA) and is an active member of the Thunderbird Global Council at Thunderbird School of Global Management.


Here are the details of the luncheon:

WHAT:    “Think Like Zuck”Think Like Zuck by Ekaterina Walter
WHEN:    Tuesday, March 12, 2013, 11:30 to 1:00
WHERE:   Benson Hotel, 309 SW Broadway, Portland

COST: $35 (includes full seated three course lunch)


Register now (click here)!





Important Note: We encourage you to register ahead of time to reserve your spot. If you choose to join us for the event and you have not registered, we accept personal checks and cash (exact amount, please) at the door. We cannot process credit cards at the door. Thanks.


5th Annual Social Media Awards – Now Accepting Nominations!


The Social Media Awards are back in 2013 and better than ever! With updated categories and a new submission process, this is sure to be our best year yet!

The Social Media (SoMe) Awards is an annual awards show, co-presented by the Social Media Club of Portland, Innotech and TMMpdx, recognizing the best and brightest in digital marketing from across the country. These marketing awards are given to agencies, in-house marketing teams and freelancers for their creative and innovative uses of social media.

Each year, the SoMe Awards bring together hundreds of leading industry experts and is an excellent opportunity to showcase your achievements in social media. Winning a SoMe award is prestigious and a real source of pride in our industry. Make sure your hard work gets the recognition it deserves. Submit your nomination today! All work must be submitted by March 15, 2013 to be considered.

We will honor the SoMe Award winners in a celebration on May 16th in downtown Portland.  Buy tickets HERE.

Here’s a sneak peek at a few of the 2013 SoMe Award Categories for 2013:

Breaking Social: Most innovative or unique use of a social tool, platform or application.
Go Local: Best use of social media by a local business to develop a committed local following.
Lemons to Lemonade: Best use of social media to respond, inform and manage a crisis. Did you turn lemons into lemonade?
ET Phone Home: Best social utilization within a mobile centric campaign or application.

We have several surprises up our sleeves for 2013, so stay tuned to this site, and the SMC PDX and SoMe social media accounts as we count down to the 5th Annual Social Media Awards!  Be sure to get your tickets!

Connect with us to get the updates!
@SoMeAwards, #SoMeAwards

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