Social Media Panel Discussion: January 21, 2009

Join Refresh Detroit on Wednesday, January 21, 2024 for an interactive panel discussion featuring local experts in the forefront of social media and marketing. Learn about the opportunities social media brings for individuals, companies, and social causes. Find out how to use social media to

  • engage your customers
  • grow your career or business
  • drive social change
  • and more

The panel will be moderated by Chad Wiebesick, Interactive Strategy Director at Perich Advertising + Design. Chad leads the agency’s interactive media assignments. He is a published writer and frequently blogs about interactive marketing topics. In August 2008 his article about digital marketing was published in Website Magazine.


  • Kevin Krason, President, Biznet Internet Solutions
    Founder of Biznet in 1994, Kevin’s strong leadership and business savvy have led Biznet to become one of the most successful web development companies in Michigan. Kevin’s skill at getting everyone on the same page has been instrumental for Biznet in establishing long term client partnerships.
  • Shauna Nicholson, Marketing Manager, Biznet Internet Solutions
    Working exclusively in online marketing strategy, Shauna is known for her insight on social media marketing, Shauna is a resource for metro-Detroit businesses who want to leverage the most powerful online tools available. By transcending the social media hype and pairing reality-based business and marketing strategy to the tools, she positions clients to effectively secure measurable ROI.
  • Ken Burbary, VP Digital at BIG Communications
    Ken has been involved in web development and interactive media his entire professional career. Constantly learning, he soaks up as many new pieces of information as possible. He’s equally passionate about both business and technology innovations driving his industry.
  • Nick DeNardis, Associate Director of Web Communications at Wayne State University
    Nick oversees a staff of eight dedicated to web communications at Wayne State. He has initiated and maintains all of the university’s current social media initiatives. He hosts the video blog EDU Checkup where he reviews a higher education web sites live. Nick is also a .eduGuru writer and an active member of the higher education web community.

Where: Washtenaw Community College, Ann Arbor, Michigan. We will be meeting in Room 121 at the Morris Lawrence Building (map). Plenty of free parking is available adjacent to the building.

When: Wednesday, January 21, 2009, 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Cost: Free! Open to the public.

Please comment below if you plan to attend. Thanks!

21 thoughts on “Social Media Panel Discussion: January 21, 2009

  1. Thanks Dee, for posting on the LA2M mailing list.

    Yes Chris, it should be a great event. Hope to see you there!


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  3. New to the Refresh Detroit group and looking forward to attending my first event. See you there!


  4. Dave,

    Sorry you couldn’t make it last night. The meeting was recorded, look for the podcast to be posted here soon. Hope to meet you at future Refresh Detroit meetings!


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