1) Erin Kotecki Vest, keynote speaker and the
director of special projects for BlogHer, Inc.
and a renowned blogger at
2) Denise Smith, a founder of Chicks Who Click
and event planner at Metzger Associates.
Chicks Who Click Expanding Conference to Kansas City
Erin Kotecki Vest to keynote conference for women engaging in social media
04.24.2009 – Boulder, Colo. – April 24, 2009 – Chicks Who Click, a conference and
networking event for women engaging in social media, has chosen Kansas City as
the next location for its conference. Chicks Who Click is a community of like-minded
women using social media to further collaborate, listen, learn and experiment with
new media tools that will enhance their careers and personal networks.
The one-day conference will take place on Saturday, May 16 at Sheraton Suites
Country Club (770 West 47th Street). In addition, conference registration will also
include a Friday night networking session, Chicks Who Mix, at Grand Falloon (608
Ward Parkway) and a Saturday cocktail party Brio (502 Nichols Road).
“We’ve seen a real craving for women to have face-to-face time with other women
and geek out in a supportive and collaborative environment, which is what Chicks
Who Click accomplishes,” said Denise Smith, event planner with Metzger
The keynote speaker is the prolific Erin Kotecki Vest, the director of special projects
for BlogHer, Inc. and a renowned blogger at QueenofSpainblog.com. Kotecki Vest
will discuss the shift from the one-way "mainstream media" to today's social media
conversations. There have been plenty of hits and misses in the shift, and Erin will
talk about some favorites of each -- and what makes each a hit or a miss.
In addition to Kotecki Vest, the Kansas City Chicks Who Click has twelve speakers
including Zena Weist, digital practitioner and social media strategist at EMBARQ;
Tara Anderson, marketing manager for Lijit Networks; Doyle Albee, president and
new media practice d