Join P&P At BDI’s Social Communications & Healthcare 2011: Case Studies and Roundtables

Weve spent the last couple of years talking about how we, as healthcare marketers, can make a difference by utilizing, and encouraging the use of (OK, maybe pushing for a little), social media in healthcare. And when it began, BDIs Social Communications and Health Roundtables were one of the first conferences that truly addressed the topic. Fast-forward three years and the conversation has become seemingly mainstream.

So whats left to talk about?

So much! That the conversation is reaching a broader audience just means that we have to work harder and innovate more to keep the lead in this space.

Heres a sampling of some of the issues theyll be addressing:

Ǭ∑ What are innovative examples that demonstrate how healthcare brands, including big pharmas, execute social strategies despite a heavily regulated environment and the lack of guidance from the FDA?

Ǭ∑ What are the best case studies that show how leading healthcare brands engage and educate consumers online?

Ǭ∑ Why are corporate social responsibility initiatives a huge opportunity for healthcare brands to embrace social media?

And some of the amazing people they’ve got on deck:

Keynote Case Study:

Ray Kerins, Vice President / Worldwide Communications, Pfizer Inc.

Case Studies presented by:

Matt Cabrey, Senior Director, Corporate Communications, Shire Pharmaceuticals

Lance Hill, CEO, Within3

Andrea Martin, Manager, Brand Public Relations, Martek, now a division of DSM Nutritional Products

Anthony Martkin, Public Relations Manager, Martek, now a division of DSM Nutritional Products

Brian Mulligan, Assistant Vice President of Public Relations, North Shore – LIJ Health System

Event details:

Date: Wednesday, July 13th

Time: 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Location: The Graduate Center of The City University of NY
365 Fifth Avenue(at 34th Street) Conference Level C
New York, New York 10016

Pixels and Pills is, once again, proud to be a sponsor of BDIs Social Communications & Healthcare: Case Studies and Roundtables, being held July 13th in New York City. For additional information, including registration, please click here to visit the event website. Pixels and Pills readers can use the discount code P&P to receive a discounted rate of $175.

Hotel Sponsor: The Roger Smith Hotel is the official hotel of BDI’s events. Use promo code BDI for 10% off rate by clicking here.

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For sponsorship/speaking opportunities, including pricing, please click here or contact Jennifer Brous at or 212-765-8358.

Well see you there!



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