The Digital Road to Sochi with @CDNOlympicTeam Digital Manager Georgia Sapounas

From Olympic uniforms to sharing athletes’ stories, join us for a unique opportunity to hear about what it’s like to manage the Canadian Olympic Committee’s digital presence leading up to Sochi 2014.  

As the Canadian Olympic Committee’s Digital Manager, Georgia Sapounas @georgiasap is responsible for creating and sustaining a great online fan experience, engaging fans on all digital and social properties, planning social media programs, launching digital innovation projects and working with external partners to implement digital and social initiatives.  

Georgia also managed the recent re-launch of the newly designed responsive site (Olympic.ca) that will be the go-to place for all Canadian Olympic Team @CDNOlympicTeam updates during the Sochi 2014 Games.

More about Georgia Sapounas

Georgia Sapounas had the privilege of traveling and competing on Canada’s National Synchronized Skating Team for eight years prior to starting her professional career in digital media.  Her greatest accomplishment was becoming a four-time consecutive national champion and skating to a World bronze medal in Prague, 2006.  As an athlete, it was only natural for Georgia to move forward in her post-athletic career and work in sport. 

Prior to her current role, Georgia worked in digital and social media at BMO Financial Group, OREA and lululemon athletica. She has a degree in Communication, Culture and Information Technology from the University of Toronto and a Diploma in Digital Communication from Sheridan College.

You can spend an evening with Georgia at Third Tuesday

Registration for Third Tuesday is open now. 

AGENDA:

5:30 p.m. Doors open, meet new and old friends

6:00 p.m. Presentation, followed by Q&A session

6:45 p.m. Community mix and mingle

Thank you to our sponsors

Third Tuesday is supported by great sponsors - Cision Canada and Rogers Communications - who believe in our community and help us to bring speakers not just to Toronto but to Ottawa, Calgary and Vancouver as well. Without the sponsors we couldn't make Third Tuesday a truly Canadian affair. So, thank you to the sponsors of the Third Tuesday[masked] season: Cision Canada and Rogers Communications. 

We want students to be able to attend

Third Tuesday is a great opportunity to hear about the latest developments in social media and to network with business and thought leaders. And we don't want students to miss out on this opportunity. So, if you are a student and would like to attend, don't let the admission fee stop you. Simply present your student ID card at the time you sign into Third Tuesday and we'll refund your admission fee, courtesy of Thornley Fallis



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  • Murray M.

    That was a great presentation. Thanks to Georgia and her infectious energy. Would be nice to share some of those stats. Any plans to share the slide deck or portions there of online somewhere?

    1 · November 27, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Both event and venue were good. First time out. Perhaps it was the time/weather, but people didn't stay for very long after. Still, Georgia's presentation was fun - a mix of stuff you know in interesting application with new takes on addressing campaign challenges. I'd come out again. :)

    November 27, 2013

  • Ashleigh C.

    Great event tonight! Thanks to the Third Tuesday team for organizing!

    2 · November 26, 2013

  • Guinevere

    So bummed to be missing this, I'll be out of town. Will the presentation be posted online somewhere?

    November 25, 2013

  • Bob M.

    It's a great story you've got Georgia! See you there.

    November 5, 2013

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