Outside of my day job I’m involved in a number of projects and initiatives (primarily in the Digital, Tech and Events space), including:
Digital Bristol (Founder & Event Producer).
DigitalBristol is a community for like-minded people wanting to stay up-to-date with the ever changing digital landscape, and: meet-up, network, learn, share. This community is an evolution of the DigitalSurrey community. DigitalBristol is designed to be as inclusive as possible to involve everyone in the business community who has an interest in digital: PR, advertising, SEO, PPC, journalism, marketing, design, web architecture etc.
Foursquare Day YYZ (Sponsorship Manager).
Foursquare Day is held every year on April 16th. Initially a grass roots event in 2010 by Tampa Bay fans of the popular location-based app, foursquare. The event quickly spread to communities all over the world. I’m working with the Toronto team sourcing sponsors, giveaways and prizes for participants.
The Hot Flash (Digital Content & Social Media Strategist).
Wishing Field Entertainment recently shot a trailer for a planned called “The Hot Flash” that they hope to turn into a full web-series (subject to receiving necessary funding) Funding to shoot the series will be allocated based on Social Reach (Views, Likes, Shares and Virality). I’m working on Digital Content & Social Media Strategy as well as promoting the trailer on Social Media channels to help raise it’s profile.
National Business & Technology Conference 2013 (Social Media Manager & Blogger).
I’ve also been involved in a number of other initiatives as a photographer including:
Social Media Week Toronto 2012
(Events included: “A Social E-Society: Community Building Online”; “Digital Storytelling and Live Performance”; “Project Butterfly: Escape the Net”; “Tweetgasm – Lovefools Edition”; “The Emerging Collaborative Lifestyle Through Social Media”;”The Social Media Pick Up Basketball Game”).
Toronto Animation Arts Festival International – “An Evening with Don Hertzfeldt”.
I’ve also done professional headshots, photoshoots for musicians at Canadian Music Week, baby showers and other promotional shoots around Toronto.