What to watch: Week of Nov. 26

November 25, 2012

The District-based Potomac Tech Wire is holding a breakfast roundtable on “Social Media Outlook 2013: The Shifting Terrain of Social Usage” on Tuesday.

Blogger and author Rohit Bhargava is to give a keynote on the “Top 7 Social Media Trends in 2013.” Short presentations are to be given by Wendy W. Moe of the R.H. Smith School Business on “Social Media Intelligence”; Mark Amtower of Amtower & Co. on “LinkedIn for GovCon: The Time is Now”; and Shashi Bellamkonda of Web.com on “Trend in Social Business.” There will also be a panel discussion featuring Dan Berger of Social Tables, Jodi Gersh of Gannett, Leigh George of R2integrated and Eunique Jones-Gibson of CustomInk.

The event begins at 7:30 a.m. at Gannett’s headquarters, 7950 Jones Branch Dr., McLean. $69.

Other events of note
Tuesday, Nov. 27

The two-day InfoComm International and National eHealth Collaborative’s Technology Crossroads Conference begins at 8 a.m. at the Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. $300.

Shirley Tang of Cohen Tauber Spievak & Wagner is to talk about immigration law at the D.C. Chamber of Commerce’s Employer Advocacy Program Seminar. The event begins at 9 a.m. at the chamber’s offices at 506 9th St. NW. Free.

The Rockville Women’s Business Center is offering a seminar on developing an effective marketing plan. It begins at 9:30 a.m. at RWBC offices, 95 Monroe St., Rockville. $25.

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce is holding “A Very Thankful Happy Hour Speed Networking Event” at 5:30 p.m. at the Hilton Gaithersburg, 620 Perry Pkwy., Gaithersburg. Free, with registration.

Wednesday, Nov. 28

FranNet of Virginia’s Capital Area Franchise Fair starts at 1 p.m. at the Reston Association Conference Center, 12001 Sunrise Valley Dr., Reston. $45.

Thursday, Nov. 29

Start-ups Cont3nt.com, Foodem.com, Micronic Technologies, Mobrise and Pactica are to present their concepts at the Northern Virginia Technology Council’s Entrepreneur Spotlight Event. It begins at 7:30 a.m. at Deloitte, 1750 Tysons Blvd., Fifth Floor, McLean. Free.

Friday, Nov. 30

Venu Siripada of Siripada Marketing is to talk about “Apps as Marketing Strategy” at an event hosted by the Tysons Regional Chamber of Commerce. It begins at 7:45 a.m. at Carr Workplaces, 8200 Greensboro Dr., Ninth Floor, Tysons.

— Compiled by Shawn Selby

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