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Three, no five, dates for January’s digital diary


Updated: January 6.

With Manchester being such a bustling hub of activity, there’s sure to be more coming along but here’s three five events for social media fans to kick off 2010.

1. First up, this Tuesday, is a low key version of Social Media Cafe to ease into the new year.
January 5, 2010 from 6:30pm to 9pm
Location: The Britons Protection,
Organised By: Social Media Cafe Manchester
Event Description:
This Month’s SMC is on Tuesday 5th January and is a meetup at The Britons Protection, 50 Great Bridgewater Street, Manchester M1 5LE .
As it’s just after the holidays it should be a relaxed and low-key affair. Join us at 6.30pm for some post Xmas social goodness.
See more details and RSVP on Social Media Manchester Ning:

2. Then the following week, the fledgling Social Media Surgery gets underway for the second time and features special guest Lisa Tse of Sweet Mandarin who will be sharing her experience of using Twitter in the restaurant business.
January 12, 2010 from 2pm to 4pm
Innospace, Manchester
Chorlton Street
Website or Map:
Event Type:
social, media, surgery
Organised By:
Chi-chi Ekweozor
Once again, check the Social Media Manchester Ning for the latest information on this event.

3. Next day, Manchester WordPress Users Group January meeting.
Time: Wednesday 13th at 7pm.
Venue: Manchester Digital Laboratory. Manchester Digital Laboratory aka Mad Lab, 36-40 Edge Street, Manchester in the Northern Quarter.

4. A new event for the city and one which looks like an interesting development when MySociety and the Democracy Club roll into town the Wednesay after.
January 20 from 7.30 pm
Location: The Britons Protection.
Street: Bridgewater Street
City/Town: Manchester
Website or Map:The Britons Protection.
Event Type: social, media, surgery
Organised By: Democracy Club

There’s more detail about this event at the Manchester posterous site.

5. Another 1st for the city the week after -  Manchester NetSquared / Net Tuesday meetup. The organisers say; “Net Tuesdays are free monthly gatherings for social changemakers and web innovators to network, socialise and share ideas about how nonprofits and social benefit organisations can use the social web for social change.”

Time: Tuesday, January 26th from 6.30pm.
Location: Manchester Digital Laboratory (MadLab).
Organised by: Manchester Net Squared.

If you’re organising an event in Manchester which is likely to appeal to social media types, please feel free to add details via the comments below.

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  2. Number 5 looks like a bit of a buzzword bingo affair!


    6 Jan 10 at 5:47 pm

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