(Hauppauge, NY) – Basil Puglisi, Center Moriches, Long Island resident, has been appointed to Social Media ClubInternational’s Board of Directors. The group, founded in 2006 by Chris Heur and Kristie Wells, has over 300 chapters around the world today. This new announcement comes as Mr. Puglisi attends and covers South by Southwest (SXSW), a series of film and music festivals featuring, emerging technologies and conferences that are taking place this week in Austin, Texas, United States.
Social Media Club International’s slogan, “If You Get It, Share It,” is at the heart of this not-for-profit’s collaborative learning process. As the newest board member of the organization, based in San Francisco, CA, Mr. Puglisi will operate out of Long Island, New York offices.
As part of Mr. Puglisi’s role with Social Media Club International, he will utilize the experience and leadership he has developed from his work with Digital Ethos, a not-for-profit digitally focused publication and educational event development group on Long Island, to bring content and creativity to the organization.
“Long Island is an emerging center and home to leaders in the world for digital and social media. Education and professional development have been a key component of Social Media Club International’s mission. I will use my experience and work with Digital Ethos on Long Island to help the organization continue to grow in its mission globally,” said Mr. Puglisi.
“More and more social media and marketing leaders are regarding Long Island professionals as key influencers within today’s social media world,” added Mr. Puglisi. “I am humbled to be ranked among these top influencers and have the opportunity to play a role in social media awareness, most recently through Digital Ethos’ hosted Social Media Action Camp during Social Media Week. Social Media Club International is a respected organization and I welcome the opportunity to be its Long Island voice.”
Social Media Club International is expected to have additional growth and other announcements developing in the coming weeks. For more information about Social Media Club, its chapters and programs visit www.socialmediaclub.com.
About Social Media Club
Social Media Club (SMC), founded in March 2006 by Chris Heur and Kristie Wells, hosts conversations around the globe that explore key issues facing our society as technologies transform the way we connect, communicate, collaborate and relate to each other. Social Media Club enables business professionals to explore personal and professional passions by helping them connect with a community of their peers based on both geography and areas of interest. For more information, visit www.socialmediaclub.com.