Next Event: Friday 26th August at Birmingham Town Hall

The next event will be on Friday 26th August 10am-midday

Venue: Town Hall, Victoria Square, Birmingham B3 3DQ (map)

This event is sponsored by

Fierce Earth and Metapod Connect

Fierce Earth are happy to be sponsoring this months BSMC and to introduce Metapod Connect 

Metapod Connect is a four-day course that will look at how to build strong, resilient and effective networks. Specifically it will break down, in manageable and achievable steps, how to do that both online (using social media and other internet tools) and “in the real world”. The course has been devised by Helga “network Nancy” Henry and Pete Ashton – artist, award winning blogger and happy resident of cyberspace. 

Please speak with Dean on Friday if you have any questions or look here for the factual “booking details”, and some of the thinking behind the course and the material that it is going to cover is here.

Would you or your company like to sponsor an event? Sponsoring the Birmingham Social Media Cafe simply involves covering the cost of the coffees (approx. £200).

Your name will be included in our communications for that month (email newsletter, twitter, facebook, blog and sponsorship page) and you will have a short slot at the event to introduce yourself and your organisation. To sponsor an event please email: You can find a list of our previous sponsors here.

Have you been before? If you’ve come along before then you’ll know that you’ll find a group of interesting people working in lots of different areas, all using (or looking to use) social media in what they do, whether that’s for promoting, collaborating or creating things online.

Are you new? If you’ve not come along before then you might like to know that it’s a very informal, friendly and chatty gathering – we try to make new folks feel as welcome as possible. Just come along, grab a drink and join the rest of us for a chat. If you don’t know anybody there, just come and say Hi to event organiser Karen Strunks who will introduce you to other attendees 🙂

You can also find the Birmingham Social Media Cafe on Twitter, and Facebook and we have a NEW flickr group. Please feel free to upload any social media cafe photos and use the tag of bsmc. If you are a twitter user, the hash tag is #bsmc. Spread the word and tell your friends! 🙂

Here is a round up tweet’s and photos from of July’s Social Media Cafe.

View “Birmingham Social Media Cafe July 11 at the Town Hall ” on Storify

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