The 5-days of mega conference Social Media Week Mumbai is about to happen in the month of September 2016, which is designed to inspire and empower the people and businesses with the ideas of how people can achieve more in the world of social media. A conference like SMWMumbai can help people to meet others and share & gain best ideas, strategies, and insights to shape the future.
What Is SMWMumbai?
Social Media Week Mumbai is a 5-days mega conference happening in Mumbai from 12 to 16 September 2016, where over the 1200+ of thinkers and innovators are going take part. Wherein you will associate with some of the biggest names and brands in Social Media and soak up countless tips and new strategies and can have fun with extensive networking opportunity in the Mumbai.
Why Should You Attend Social Media Week Mumbai?
Social Media Week Mumbai is looking to expand the people’s insight and fresh ideas for their businesses. Innovators and speakers at this conference are going to refresh the reserve of motivation and inspiration which will help the people to drive their business forward.
Key Insight To Deploy and Track Your Business Tactics
Looking to improve your social media marketing skills or tactics to optimize your brand’s marketing and communication? At SMWMumbai there is something for you wherein you will going to have key insights from keynotes, master classes, and talks with top leaders.
Network With Attendees Just Like You
At SMWMumbai, you can connect face-to-face with hundreds of people just like you. This wide-ranging networking opportunity is best for you to share stories, gather ideas and can build relationships those last for years. The main aim of SMWMumbai is intimacy and building a network. They have one room and one stage for everyone, so you can find your social media friends and communicate with them face-to-face by attending happy hours at a networking party.
Opportunity To Meet Top Social Experts
SMWMumbai is the huge platform and the planet of world’s top social media experts. So this Conference offers its attendees best chance to meet the social media experts that you have looked up to for years.
Discovery of New Technology To Make Your Job Easier
Want to learn latest social media technologies? Want a solution for social media tools? SMWMumbai is the something that has a solution for your every single question related to the new and latest technologies. This will provide practical and action-oriented master classes and workshops from the top leading experts.
Things To Prepare Before You Reach To Attend #SMWMumbai
SMWMumbai is a skyrocket for your business, wherein you will not only have opportunities to catch up with old connections, but you will also meet new people and engage with them in meaningful discussions.
Before you reach to attend SMWMumbai conference, make sure you are done with the required things.
#1. Book Airfare and Hotel Accommodations
This 5 days mega conference event will start from 12th Sep 2016 at Hotel Grand Hyatt located near to Mumbai International Airport in Andheri East. So, I guess few days are left to plan your complete travel and airfare. You can browse through Skyscanner to get the best deal for lowest airfare and book a hotel room with the best deals from MakeMyTrip or Booking.com. I have already booked my tickets and accommodations for this conference.
#2. Check Transportation Apps Are Available in Mumbai
In Mumbai, local transportation is are very convenient and can be found easily. Local trains are like a vein of Mumbai, which can help you travel from one part of the city to another in a quick and convenient way. Local auto rickshaws, taxis are other and cheapest transportation available in Mumbai.
If we talk more about the luxuries transportation then Uber, Ola Cabs, Taxis for sure and lot more are available. Make sure you have downloaded one or two application of the popular taxi service providers. Well-Planned transportation can help you to head to social media week conference quickly.
#3. Stay Connected on Social Media with Other Conference Attendees
Let your social media contacts know you are attending the social media week conference in Mumbai. And if your network is mostly industry connections and also they are likely to participate in this event, then it is always nice to plan together with the familiar faces to attend such conference.
Many time it happens, that you would found the person from the same interest. So, sharing on your social media about you plan to attend SMWMumbai will be beneficial to connect with other attendees over the social media platform and can plan a meet at the event.
Make sure you use #SMWMumbai hashtag which is used by all the other attendees, speakers and host of the conference and grab a chance to mark your presence in the event.
#4. Collect All Needed Items for a Social Media Conference
Devices: Laptop, tablet/iPad, smartphone, charger, camera, selfie-stick, cords, headphones, power-bank, and last to wrap all these things in one place that is Laptop bag. This will be your great backpack for the event.
Clothes: SMWMumbai has made getting dressed relatively easy for both guest speakers and attendees because conservative, creative and casual styles are all welcome at the conference. But still, business casual look plays such significant role in the conference.
Business Cards: Make sure you bring enough business cards. They are most useful marketing tools and first impression of your brand. Business cards are the great tool to swapping your contact information to other people quickly and with it, you can build your relationship with other attendees as well.
Why SMWMumbai 2016 Has The Best Date to Attend?
SMWMumbai the mega-event is all set to explore the global theme “The Invisible Hand: Hidden Forces of Technology and How We Can Harness it for Good” on the date September 12th, 2016 to September 16th, 2016.
This the best schedule to attend SMWMumabi conference because during this time you also have the opportunity to enjoy the famous Maharashtrian festival of Lord Ganesh in Mumbai. Ganpati festival starts from 5th September 2016 and lasts for 11 days until 15th September 2016. Well, this festival is celebrated throughout the India. However, this festival’s origin is Maharashtra wherein Mumbai is the best place to enjoy this festival. Even this festival is also celebrated by Islamic followers like Salman Khan who is the famous Bollywood superstar brings Ganpati at his home during this festival.
You can also grab the opportunity to visit some of the best places of load Ganesha during this festival like the famous temple of Sidhhi Vinayak and world’s famous Ganesha Darshan of Lal Bag Cha Raja.
I have already planned, and added places mentioned above and few more popular and must visit places in my travel list to explore during the off time of SMWMumbai, which are:
- MumbaDevi Temple in Zaveri Bazar, Bhuleshwar
- Mahalaxmi Temple at Bhulabhai Desai Road
- ISKCON Temple in Juhu
- Haji Ali at Dargah Road, Mumbai
- Mount Mary Church in Bandra
- Gateway of India
Few romantic places
- Bandstand in Bandra
- Marine Drive
- Nariman Point
And I love shopping
- Fashion Street near to Churchgate Railway Station
- Linking-Road in Bandra
This is a historic opportunity for me and you to connect face-to-face with the top social media leaders and experts while breaking bread with like-minded peers.
As I said, I have already booked flight tickets, accommodation, gathered all the required equipment to be there at Social Media Week Mumbai. I hope you have also planned, and we will get a chance to meet on the same floor. If you have not planned yet, then don’t think more, book your pass of SMWMumbai from here and be there.
If you have any query or need my assistance to plan your visit for social media week Mumbai, then comment below with your question or assistance needed or Tweet me at @nikhilhmakwana with hashtag #SMWMumbai.
See you soon.