Campaign & Social Media Boot Camp – Australia Election 2013

Election 2013 is shaping up as Australia’s first real social media election. We have already seen around the world, the impact social media has on democracy and election outcomes.

Whether you are standing as a candidate in the upcoming Federal election, or you are on a local team or in campaign headquarters, this workshop is designed for you.

With new technology changing the game of politics, and social media impacting voters, donors, volunteers, the media and influencers are you using it in the best way possible to win on election day?

Ravi Singh, a world leading campaign professional from Washington DC, who has worked on election campaigns around the world, will be in Australia to share his knowledge, experience and best practice examples.

This one-day super workshop is designed to provide you with the latest tactics and best practices of campaigning in the digital era including:

• how to manage your campaign
• connect with voters
• how to neutralize mistakes (every campaign will have them)
• encourage donations; and
• most importantly come away with a digital strategy.

Whether your campaign already has a digital presence, is playing catch-up or is stuck in neutral, this workshop will give your campaign a competitive edge.

 

Dates & Cities

Usually priced at $995, Microsoft will be providing this event FREE (Registration is essential as numbers are limited)

Sydney
Microsoft Head Office
1 Epping Rd, North Ryde
Friday, August 23: 9:00–3:00 PM
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Melbourne
Microsoft Office
Level 5, 4 Freshwater Place
Southbank
Monday, August 26: 9:00–3:00 PM
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Agenda

9:00 – Registration and coffee
9:30 – Introduction: How to Win Online
10.00 – The Digital Landscape – What is out there and where you need to be.
11.00 – Get Out the Vote – Turn followers into votes, encourage donations and neutralize mistakes
12.30 – Lunch provided by Microsoft
1.15 – Organization and Staffing: How to organize your campaign team to succeed
2.00 – Build your Digital Strategy
3.00 – Conclusion



Presenter: Ravi Singh


Ravi Singh
Ravi Singh
Ravi Singh Mr. Singh was born and raised in the USA. He has been called the Campaign Guru by Business Week Magazine and USA TODAY. As an online pioneer he has seen the evolution of online politics since 1997. A former candidate himself and CEO and Founder of one of the largest online political companies ElectionMall.com he has been promoting e-democracy around the world as an international lecturer. Son of USA immigrants he was educated at Marmion Military Academy USA, hold a Bachelor of Science at Valparaiso University, and a Master’s Degree in Political Science at Northwestern University. He has campaigned on every continent except for Antarctica and worked on over 9 heads of state campaigns and been a trail blazer, rising star, top 50 Asian Business Man, Top 100 Sikhs in the world, and award winning digital company. He currently resides in Washington DC and is the author of two books.

- Twitter @campaignguru
- Facebook.com/thecampaignguru



Resources

- Read more about Ravi Singh here PDF of BIO
- Learn more about ElectionMall PDF of COPORATE PROFILE
- Campaign Guru



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Testimonials

Ravi is brilliant charismatic, his ability to break down complex topics in technology helped us understand what we needed to do without spending a lot of time and money.
– Utah Republican Party

I highly recommend attending these IT Boot Camps, they are intense and you walk away with a lot of great knowledge.
– Isabella Bucaram – CNN

You can't assume anything when running your campaign every little bit of insight can make the difference in winning and loosing, Ravi is a true guru he has been doing digital longer than anyone else I know.
– Dr. Hal Krent – Dean of Chicago Kent College of Law

The best part of Ravi’s lecture is that he inspires you whether you are liberal, conservative, or whatever as he says he is a practionair of bring e-democracy to the world.
– Kostas Sasmatzoglou, European Union (EPP) Spokesman



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