Worth a Tweet or Two– Top Twitter Users for Event Planners & Meeting Professionals!
Let's face it— Twitter these days is quite confusing... Between the spammers and bots that have taken hold, it can be difficult to find the best folks to follow. I've compiled a list of useful twitter accounts for those in the event planning business. Enjoy!
Follow Stephen Fried's (Associate Publisher of GP) culinary adventures throughout NYC and beyond.
Anne Thornley-Brown is a passionate event professional/blogger who moderates the 17,145 member Event Planning Management Group on Linkedin. Follow Anne on Twitter for current news on, team building, incentive travel, corporate events, luxury + music & fun.
Stephanie Michaels AKA Adventure Girl is by far the best twitter resource regarding up-to-date travel tidbits. Michaels' passionate tweets about her international adventures are a daily delight!! Well worth the follow.
A fantastic resource for industry news regarding meeting planning. Stay posted on economic and technological trends in the industry. Tweets are penned by "Storyteller KC Sanders."
Photography Expert and active blogger Elizabeth Beskin provides updates about the photography business on her blog 5th Avenue Digital.
other accounts: @albumboutique, @ultimateEngage
New York Magazine's food and restaurant blog.
other accounts: @Grubstreetchi, @grubstreetsf, @grubstreetbos, @grubstreetphl
Eater's twitter is the most interactive food blog account. Simply @ reply to eater and they'll get back to you promptly with a response about the hottest and trendiest restaurants/venues. Don't worry they aren't snobby, they'll respond to just about anyone.
other accounts: @eater @eaterla @eatersf @eatermiami
Ruth Reichl, former Gourmet Editor tweets regualrly about her dining expereinces. She has gained quite a bit of street cred attaining a on category on the eater.com blog.
While Andrew's legandary partying may be more fluff than substance, his frequent tweets about NYC night life are no nonsense.
Tatiana Byron, Founder and President at The Wedding Salon, tweets fequently about wedding trends. A great twitter for wedding planners!
Andrew Pascal, social media coordinator for Ark Restaurant Group tweets about the latest and greatest dishes.
Follow Props for Today to stay up to date about equipment rentals for events. Props for Today's equipment was featured on the Apprentice Finale.
While these twitter accounts are rather unimaginative, it's never a bad idea to keep up to date on the major trade organizations.
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