Today saw the launch of Social Media Week, with five day of events until 17 February in cities across the Globe including Hamburg, Hong Kong, London, Miami, New York, Paris, San Francisco, Tokyo and Washington DC.

To get a taste of what’s ahead, check out the promo video below.

The London week kicked off today and there are over 150 events, most of which are free thanks to sponsors and partners.

This year’s theme is Empowering Change through Collaboration, reflecting on the global impact of social media and its role as a catalyst in driving cultural, political, economic and social change.

You can see the full list of events here and reserve your place. There is a wide range of events to choose from including psychology, government and marketing. To find out more, check out the official SMWLDN hub. You can also follow the conversation at @smwldn

Where is Social Media Week London based?
The main hub for SMW London is at The Design Council in Bow Street. Are you going to any events? If so and you’d like to share your experiences with other readers, do contact me:

Missed a session? Catch up here
You can view sessions throughout the week and watch them online here 

Post author: Rachel Miller