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Hawaii Social Media Seminar

TNB EventsTechnology News Bytes, which describes itself as “Hawaii’s leading technology news network,” is hosting a Hawaii Social Media Seminar on Thursday, April 14.

The main event includes three sessions and a lunch panel focused on group buying services. A “Tweet-Up” will follow, featuring a separate panel of local bloggers and social media users. Taking place at Dave and Busters at Ward Center, the seminar is billed as a “preview event” for the next Social Media Summit.

Headlining the seminar are:

  • Mike Prasad of BitLove Media, who co-founded GirlGamer.com (“the Worlds ONLY Girl Gaming Community Site”) and was previously the social media manager for Kogi Korean BBQ.
  • Doug Kato, CEO of Long Beach, Calif.-based Qmania, a group buying site described as “the premier deal site.” Qmania recently announced a partnership with Hawaii Pacific Entertainment, parent company of Technology News Bytes.
  • Nick Unsworth, billed as a “Social Media Expert,” who promises to share the secret to “create a tribe of raving fans, followers, and customers that buy everything you sell.”

The “group buying” lunch panel will include Qmania, Groupon, and PLAYHawaii.

Finally, the half-hour post-seminar “Tweet-Up” panel features:

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The local panel will be moderated by Tara Coomans of the Social Media Club of Hawaii and Dan Zelikman from Honolulu Civil Beat.

Tickets are $75 plus a $5.12 fee, and can be purchased online.