Social Media Day Philippines 2014 : #boomPH

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What: Social Media Day 2014: #boomPH
When: June 28, 2014. Door opens at 1:00 PM
Where: SM Aura Premier, Samsung Hall, Taguig, Philippines

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More about Social Media Day 2014: #boomPH

According to, this year’s Social Media Day hopes to be the biggest gathering of netizens in Manila and in select cities nationwide.

Carrying the theme “#boomPH” (Best of Online Media in the Philippines), Social Media Day 2014 would be a celebration of the boom in the internet, social media and digital industries in the Philippines, the opportunities that come with them, their positive impact on the lives of Filipinos, the promotion of prosperity for users and connectivity for all.

As 2014 marks the 20th anniversary of the Philippines’ first connection to the internet, Social Media Day 2014 will simultaneously pay tribute to the pioneers, remember milestones and give recognition to the digital natives who represent the future.

What to expect

Entrance is free for participants who sign up for tickets through Eventbrite.

Doors open 1:00 pm of June 28 for an exhibition featuring community initiatives and TweetupMNL’s partners.

TweetUpMNL is reaching out to as many online communities to open Social Media Day 2014 to them, and have them take part in the celebration of the Philippines’ 20 years of internet use. Joining TweetUpMNL in making Social Media Day PH 2014 a success, through collaboration and cooperation, are: IGersManila, Soundcloud Philippines, Tumblr PH, Google Student Ambassadors PH, Google Education Group Makati, Windows Phone Users Group PH, Mozilla PH, PinoyExchange, Filipino Freethinkers, Hootsuite Ambassadors, PH,, Menswear Syndicate, and BlogWatch, among others.

Communities will share interesting and fun talks and presentations starting at 3:00, while the main program kicks off at 5:00 pm — featuring music from 1994 onwards, a musical tribute to the 20th anniversary of the Philippines’ first link to the internet.

This year’s theme is #boomPH (Best of Online Media in the Ph): The digital natives are up and ready to rock the country and the world with their booming social media voices, awesome innovations, vibrant communities, and forward-looking outlook.

A red-carpet event would jumpstart the three-hour main program at 5:00 pm. Expected attendees are glitterati from the blogosphere, Twitter, celebrities and the various online communities. Select event partners would be invited to participate in the main program.

Social Media Day 2014 will also feature the first #boomPH, Best of Online Media Awards for social media excellence and outstanding work.

Other cities nationwide will be holding Social Media Day events and the Manila event will attempt to have a live Google Hangout with all of them. These events outside of Manila are being organized by online communities with close links to TweetUpMNL.

An after-event party is also being planned for guests, volunteers, staff and organizers.

TweetupMNL expects to gather close to a thousand participants, ages 18-40, students, young professionals, business owners and members of the digital industry. Social Media Day participants are typically active social media users.

TweetupMNL’s Social Media Day celebrations have consistently trended on Twitter for the past 2 years and have been covered by online and broadcast media before, during and after the event.

This year’s #smday celebration is set to be more vibrant and diverse as we involve various influential and socially-relevant communities and their members.

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