Local indie retailers, dot coms and small businesses are fighting to survive – can social media be the catalyst to connect our community and build our businesses?
The panel session with Q&A is hosted by ShopChiswick, the social media campaign to bring businesses and the community together, and Club Workspace. It will examine the challenges we all face and share insights on their successes too
Jodi France – Club Workspace
Martina Wade – LoyalZoo, the loyalty app for small businesses and Chiswick-based start up
Nisia Studzinka, Founder & editor, Out and About Magazine, the community publication for Chiswick and surrounds
Esther Gibbs – LondonMummy.com & Chiswick Tweetup, the monthly twitter get together
Nik Darlington, founder Red Squirrel Wines
Fiona Wong – Sam’s Brasserie
Chaired by Eva Keogan, Home of Social founder and creator of ShopChiswick
After the panel:
Social media clinic – ShopChiswick and LoyalZoo will host a free social media workshop to get guests up to speed on social media marketing
Wine Tasting – provided by Red Squirrel Wins
Tweet up pub quiz – to end the proceedings on a high, there will be a super socially charged quiz hosted by Chiswick Tweet Up
Networking – guests will be able to network after the panel, clinic and quiz.
The event is aimed at local business and community, entrepreneurs, start ups, dot coms, bloggers and those who want to learn how start a conversation with their local community using social media and gain insight into hyper local digital marketing. Anyone who wants to volunteer to be part of the ShopChiswick community should attend as well.