Finalists Announced for 2012 Social Media Leadership Awards, Organized by Knowledge@Wharton and Social Strategy1, Supported by Ernst & Young
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla and PHILADELPHIA, Pa – (October 23, 2012) The Social Media Leadership Awards, presented by Knowledge@Wharton and Social Strategy1, and supported by Ernst & Young, today announced the finalists in the running to become a “2012 Category Champion.” The Vanguard Group Inc., Girl Scouts of the USA, Adobe, Fidelity Investments, McCann-Erickson and the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) are among the high scoring organizations in the global competition. Finalists will be highlighted in a Best Practices Workshop session on Thursday, November 8 at the Wharton School.
The workshop, followed by luncheon keynote Barry Libert, will discuss best practices in social media to navigate organization-wide challenges, and feature industry leaders such as Shayna Beck, Social Media Retail Marketing at The Vanguard Group, Inc., Michael Lewis, Chairman & CEO ILD Corp., Jeremy Kagan, CEO & Founder of Pricingengine.com and adjunct professor at Columbia Business School and Ted Rubin, Social Media Marketing Strategist and Chief Social Marketing Officer at Collective Bias.
“We congratulate all of the finalists of this global competition,” said Steve Ennen, CIO and President, Social Strategy1, “…and look forward to the best practices that will surface during the workshops.”
The awards luncheon will recognize champions in 11 “2012 Category Champions” and one “Grand Champion.” Workshop and keynote luncheon tickets are available now through our Ticket Leap page.
MyHeartMap Challenge at the University of Pennsylvania
The Vanguard Group Inc.
Institute of Customer Experience
Girl Scouts of the USA
Habitat for Humanity
Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
The New York Public Library
Advertising and Marketing
HYDRIVE Energy LLC
HP & IDG Communications
Social Media Start-Up
Voice of the Future
University of Pennsylvania Social Planning and Events Committee
Center for White Rose Studies
TBF Global Ventures
Queensland Police Service
Royal Dutch Shell
Tom Lincoln and Tracy Steen
National Association of Corporate Directors