October 29th, the 75th Celebration Evening with SV Marketing Luminaries, was a smashing success. Thank you.
hroughout 2013, the Northern California chapter of the Business Marketing Association — NorCal BMA — celebrates its 75th anniversary as the leading B2B marketing organization in the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Valley.
Since 1938, we have connected B2B marketers with the most relevant and impactful knowledge, people, and programs to ensure marketers meet objectives more efficiently and effectively. As a testament to our success attracting the best and brightest modern marketers in the business, NorCal BMA was won the Large Chapter Growth Award at the May 2013 BMA National Conference. We offer a robust set of programs to members and the marketing community at large, including a series of regular roundtables on various marketing topics, monthly educational and social events, networking, resources, and B2B job listings.
The Age of Social Media
By 2010, Facebook boasted more than 400 million users. Apple had released the iPad with its advanced multimedia and Internet capabilities, and the Democratic National Committee advertised for a social networking manager to oversee President Obama’s accounts on Facebook, Twitter, and MySpace.
By 2011, the social media had become an integral part of our daily lives. Facebook grew to 550+ million users. Twitter pushed out 65 million tweets a day, YouTube logged a staggering 2 billion video views daily, and 90 million professionals had signed up with LinkedIn.
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