MySpace and Nexopia host The Social

by Rob Lewis | Culture

On Thursday, April 2nd, MySpace Canada, in partnership with Nexopia and with support from Olive Media and, will unite the left and right sides of the brain at their exclusive industry event, The Social.

The Social will assemble members of the advertising, marketing, and media community to engage in thought-provoking dialogue on innovation in their converging industries. Rahaf Harfoush, social media strategist for the Barack Obama campaign, will kick off the The Social, followed by a panel discussion dubbed "The Social Circle" where industry leaders will discuss online social interaction and the implications for advertisers and marketers.

The Social Circle will be moderated by Nora Young of CBC Radio's Spark and include:

  • Keynote speaker: Rahaf Harfoush, a social media strategist from Barack Obama’s campaign
  • Yanick Bedard, Director of New Media, Sid Lee Montreal
  • Dave Stevens, General Manager, MySpace Canada
  • Dr. Boris Wertz, CEO of Nexopia and W Media Ventures

The entire event runs from 4:00pm to 10:00pm at The Great Hall at 1087 Queen Street West in Toronto. Attendance is by invitation only but if you think you're worthy, contact Ashley Audrain to get on the guest list.

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

A true internet success story, Nexopia grew from a small online community of teens in Edmonton Alberta to become Canada’s largest social networking site for youth. Now, with over 1.4 million members and hundreds of new accounts created every day, Nexopia is quickly solidifying its reputation as the place for teens to connect and express themselves. more

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Rob Lewis

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Rob is the President of Techvibes Media and Editor-in-Chief of  His diverse background includes stints in International Trade Finance, Web Development, and Enterprise Software and he is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, British Columbia Institute of Technology, and Simon Fraser University. When not running Canada's leading technology media property, Rob can be... more

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