Integrating - Social media, the business, and project management (C193-20170517P-EVE)

May 17, 2017
6:30 PM EDT - 8:30 PM EDT
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Corporate Event Centre (CHSI)
5110 Creekbank Road
Mississauga, L4W 0A1

Integrating - Social media, the business, and project management


Are you social media savvy from a business perspective? Do you know how to use various tools and integrate project management discipline to deliver the social media projects your organization needs to do? Can tweeting, liking and posting on social media help your projects …….. It can, if utilized properly!

The world of social media changes quickly. You need to stay abreast of the changes to help your organization manage the related projects they need to do. 

Social media in the work place brings many benefits. Being social can help to:

- communicate with global teams

- build relationships with team members or potential clients

- uncover new or grow existing business

- find the perfect candidate for a position

- collaborate 24 x 7

- expand your project visibility

- enhance learning and sharing best practices

- improve other job search activities

Join us to find out how 8.5M Project Managers use LinkedIn and other social media channels to be more productive.  During the presentation, you will learn social media best practices which are used by Project Managers on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Google and other available tools.

It is assumed that everyone at the event has a LinkedIn or Facebook profile and have some knowledge of how to use social media. 

Please come ready to ask questions so that Christine can help you take your knowledge to the next level.  Some key take away learnings are:

-  how to keep your LinkedIn profile up to date

-  how to network effectively on social media and in Groups

-  understanding which channels will work best, and

-  how to do all this without spending hours on social media (most important)


SPEAKER - Christine Gnass

Christine is at her best when she gets the opportunity to help someone or a business grow. She enjoys connecting with new people and develop relationships to be mutually beneficial. 

After spending 20+ years managing a sales team for a large telecommunications provider, she understands the challenges of growing a business, managing clients and people.

Leveraging her experience with small and large companies in various industries; Christine is now applying her social media management skills to help her clients and train individuals to be effective social media users. 

Christine is a certified Digital Marketing Consultant and a certified Social Media Practioner. Customers and colleagues have described Christine as tenacious, trustworthy and customer focused. 

As a social media workshop mediator, Christine has the ability to simplify the ever changing world of social media for everyone, regardless of knowledge level. You will leave her workshops intrigue with what social media can do for your business and the tools you need to make it happen.


Wednesday, May 17, 2017


6:30 P.M. - 8:30 P.M.

Registration, Facilitated Networking & Presentation

Note:  Coffee and tea will be served.


Corporate Event Centre (at CHSI), 5110 Creekbank Road, Mississauga, ON, L4W 0A1  (905)219-0044.

(Room: Presentation Centre North) (Click for the map).

From Dixie Road and the 401 Highway, exit south onto Dixie Road and continue south until you get to Eglinton Avenue. Turn left onto Eglinton Avenue and proceed to Creekbank Road, then turn left onto Creekbank Road – the Centre is on the left side.


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Registration (pay online by credit card only)

Payment: By Visa or MasterCard: Online payment prior to the registration deadline only. No credit card payment will be accepted at the door. Receipts are issued and e-mailed to you at time of payment. No walk-ins will be accepted.

Deadline and cancellation policy:


















Registration and cancellation deadlines are 5:30 P.M. on Friday, May, 12, 2017.

Continuing the registration process constitutes acceptance of the Cancellation Policy:

PMI Lakeshore's Cancellation Policy

PMI Lakeshore reserves the right to cancel an event due to low enrolment or other circumstances which would make the event non-viable. If PMI Lakeshore cancels an event, registrants will be provided a full refund.

If a registrant has to cancel their event registration:

1. All registered attendees are required to notify the PMI Lakeshore Chapter of any cancellations by sending an e-mail message to with your cancellation request. To expedite your cancellation, please include the transaction ID number from your receipt or the event code/program number that starts with "C193" in your request.

2. Unless specifically stated on event materials, the cancellation deadline is as follows:

• Dinner Meeting - by 5:00 P.M. five (5) business days prior to the event.
• Professional Development Event – by 5:00 P.M. three (3) business days prior to the event.

****** Note: Late cancellations forfeit payments. No refunds. ******

3. Cancellations received prior to the cancellation deadline will be eligible to receive a full refund, less an administration fee determined by the board for that event type.
4. Refund of a registration paid by a personal or corporate credit card will be handled as follows:
• If the registration has not been processed, the registration request will be cancelled.
• If the registration has been processed, the credit card account used for the original registration will be credited for the registration amount, less the administration fee equal to 6% of the amount billed rounded off to the nearest dollar, within 30 days of the event. 
5. Refund of a registration paid by personal or corporate cheque will be handled as follows:
• If the cheque has not been processed, the cheque will be voided and returned to sender. 
• If the cheque has been processed, a refund cheque will be mailed, less the administration fee of equal to 6% of the amount billed rounded off to the nearest dollar, within 30 days of the event. Cancellations received after the stated cancellation deadline will not be eligible for a refund. After the deadline, the chapter has purchased a non-refundable meal and/or printed materials on your behalf.

Event Photograph Policy

The C193 Chapter of the Project Management Institute (“PMIC193”) reserves the right to use any photograph/video taken at any event sponsored by PMIC193, without the expressed written permission of those included within the photograph/video. PMIC193 may use the photograph/video in publications or other media material produced, used or contracted by PMIC193 including but not limited to: brochures, invitations, books, newspapers, magazines, television, websites, etc.

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Program Number

C193-20170517P-EVE (2 PDUs can be claimed against Strategic & Business Management, Activity Type: Course or Training for attending this workshop).



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$20.00 Guest Ticket

$10.00 PMI Lakeshore Member Registration