Thousands of meeting and event professionals use Twitter as a resource and sounding board for the latest event industry news, trends and tools. Whether you’re completely new to Twitter or active in the #eventprofs space already, you may be looking for some recommendations of who to follow. So we’ve put together a list of some great accounts that stand out in the way they promote high-quality content and display thought leadership in the events industry.
Here’s our list of must-follow Twitter accounts for event professionals:
1. Julius Solaris
Julius Solaris (@tojulius) is the editor of Event Manager Blog and a self-professed lover of event technology. Check out Julius’s profile for links to great EMB posts, live updates from the shows he’s attending and positive thinking advice for business professionals.
2. Dan McCarthy
Dan McCarthy (@DanCarthy2) is an event specialist and writer for a number of fantastic event blogs like Social Tables and techsytalk. His articles are full of great tips and insider info, plus he shares a ton of other valuable content by other authors and publications on his Twitter feed.
BizBash (@BizBash) is described as “North America’s #1 source of ideas, news, and resources for event professionals.” On their profile, you can count on seeing links to BizBash Magazine articles, podcasts, venue finding resources, supplier info, design tips and more.
4. Adrian Segar
Adrian Segar (@ASegar) is an event planner, speaker and author of industry books Conferences That Work and The Power of Participation. He’s an active Twitter user and his posts are notable for being both informative and engaging.
Eventopedia (@EventopediaUS) is a venue and supplier search platform for meeting and event planners. They produce and promote quality content about venues, design and technology as they relate to event planning creativity and productivity.
6. Sarah Michel
Sarah Michel (@sarahmichel) is the VP of Professional Connexity at Velvet Chainsaw. She’s a keynote speaker, networking guru and promoter of great content pieces by writers like Jeff Hurt and David M. Dye. Her profile has both a professional edge and personal flair.
7. Event Leadership
Event Leadership Institute (@eventleaders) has a mission of providing “progressive training, education and insights by and for event professionals.” Their focus on education translates directly to their feed, where you can find tips, articles and conversations about learning from and improving events.
8. Kyle Hillman
Kyle Hillman (@HillmanEvents) is an Association Event Manager and speaker. His profile stands out because he directly speaks his mind on the state of the events industry and how national events could change things for better or worse. He’s an active thought leader and promoter of positivity.
9. Liz King
Liz King (@lizkingevents) is an event planner, blogger, speaker and super promoter on Twitter. She hosts event icon chats, shares great articles, retweets industry leaders and covers live events all the time.
10. Jeff Hurt
Jeff Hurt (@JeffHurt) is the EVP of Education & Engagement at Velvet Chainsaw. His articles focus on audience participation and engagement, and he promotes evidence based education efforts for meetings and events. Jeff’s writing is great and he’s an active content promoter.
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