Social Media Conference 

About the Conference

Thursday 13 October 2022
Q Events by Metropolis, 123 Queen Street, Melbourne

Registrations are now open for the staple of the communications calendar, the Social Media Conference - returning live and in-person for the first time since 2019.

This year's conference is all about maintaining meaningful connections and about harnessing the power of social media to rebuild connections in new ways, drawing on lessons hard-learnt during the pandemic. 

Social media is now one of the most prominent channels councils use to disseminate information, monitor evolving situations in the community, provide guidance, and observe public opinion. It’s not just a communication tool though; savvy councils are using social media to minimise loneliness and tap into ordinarily hard-to-reach audiences. But this all serves to feed our growing reliance on its use.

This conference will explore the latest in best practice in continuing to meaningfully connect with communities and evolving our use of social media when faced with challenging circumstances.

 Jacob Arnott (right) will be replacing Ross Monaghan, Lecturer, Deakin University with the facilitation of the What's Next: Emerging social media trends session. Jacob is the Managing Director of Melbourne based social agency, We The People. He believes modern organisations need to become great storytellers to communicate effectively with today's digital native and he brings a contemporary view and approach to social media strategy utilising emerging platforms such as TikTok.

Download the full program now to see your keynotes, interactive sessions, and live workshops. 


Register to attend the conference by clicking below.  

Registration rates:
LGPro Members - $450 (incl GST)
LGPro Members (small rural councils) - $400 (incl GST)
Non Members - $520 (incl GST)
Non Members (small rural councils) - $470 (incl GST)
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When: October 13, 2022