The Birmingham Social Media Cafe isn’t the only game in town though. Actually, there are a quite a lot of good things coming up that might be of interest:
Wednesday 15 October, 5.30-7.30pm
Social media surgery for voluntary and community groups in Birmingham
BVSC, 138 Digbeth, B5 6DR
The aim is simply to get a group of volunteer social media savvy people together who can give one to one advice on which bits of the social media palette might be able to help these groups accomplish more (more info via the facebook event). This is part of…
Blog Action Day
Blog Action Day is an annual nonprofit event that aims to unite the world’s bloggers, podcasters and videocasters, to post about the same issue on the same day. Our aim is to raise awareness and trigger a global discussion.
Every Thursday, 4-6pm
Social Media Surgery
Rootys, Custard Factory
Pete Ashton provides an opportunity for people to get help and ask questions about blogging and other social media tools. It’s free and informal so you’re welcome to just pop in. Other social media professionals might be hanging about to help too.
Friday 17 October 8-10am
Saint Caffe, St Paul’s Square
Likemind is a monthly coffee morning that’s open to all and has no agenda other than simply to get people talking.
23-24 October (various times)
Hello World conference
Hello World is Birmingham’s international digital media conference and part of the Hello Digital festival. Hear from industry leaders including Channel 4, Pixar Animation and photo-sharing phenomenon Flickr. Admission to all sessions is free.
Monday 27 October? (date & time TBC)
Birmingham Bloggers Meet
Organised via the Paradise Forum blog and the Facebook group. A chance for anyone who blogs on any subject (or who is interested in/curious about blogging) to get together for a natter.
Saturday 8 November 2pm onwards
Old Joint Stock
If your work or study involves putting websites together it’s a chance to meet and network with other people doing the same thing, right here in the Midlands. There’s an Upcoming page) too.