On Thursday, April 28, 2011 SMC (Social Media Club) Chicago welcomed SOBCon (Successful Online Bloggers Conference) to Chicago in the Gold Coast Room at The Drake. SOBCon co-founders Liz Strauss and Terry Starbucker explain the genesis of the conference to correspondent Jen Knoedl of JenChicago. Attendees included Chris Brogan, Carol Roth and next month’s SMC speaker, Tim Sanders. Sponsors of the event were The Drake Hotel, GMC, Citrix and Eventbrite.
Social Media Club [SMC] is a worldwide organization, with local chapters, that serves as connecting organization for anyone interested in social media. Membership is free and open to all levels, including beginners. Chicago’s SMC chapter, launched in October 2008, presents events that mix socializing, networking and learning.