New Keynote Speaker for Winter Conference Announced



Nick Bilton
Nick Bilton



Due to unforeseen circumstances, Randi Zuckerberg of Facebook is unable to present the Keynote at the CHA Winter Show.  On behalf of Facebook and CHA, we sincerely apologize for any disappointment or inconvenience this may cause.

But, we are excited to announce our NEW Keynote Speaker, Nick Bilton, Lead Technology Writer for The New York Times, and author of I Live in the Future and Here’s How it Works.   Nick brings a wealth of experience, expertise and cutting-edge research on technology and social media, and his timely and dynamic presentation will help your business map a steady course to stay competitive in 2011 and beyond!

Nick’s presentation The Future of Business:  The Impact of Social Media and Technology on Consumer Behavior will be held on Saturday, January 29th at 8:30am.


We all know, in an ever-changing arena of social media, mobile devices, and integration it’s hard to not only keep up, but plan ahead.  Are you thinking about how you will communicate with customers in the next 2, 5 or 10 years?  Nick joins us to reveal why businesses that stay on the cutting edge of the technology curve will have significant advantages in engaging consumers and growing business.

Nick will share with us the sociological impact of emerging technologies. As new generations are raised immersed in social media, future consumers will not only be extremely savvy, but will have expectations for meaningful interaction and personalization.  Are you ready? Nick will show us what we need to do NOW to attract and retain customers in 5, 10, even 20 years.   

Plus…All attendees can enter for a chance to WIN a FREE copy of Nick’s hit new book, just bring your business card to enter!  Four lucky winners will be announced at the event; must be present to win.

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About Education Manager

Amie is an Event and Conference Producer currently working for the Craft and Hobby Association as Education Manager, overseeing the development and execution of CHA's Conferences and virtual education programs. CHA's Education team produces over 300 educational programs annually for the international community of craft professionals, including live and virtual events. Amie is a life-long crafter, after studying the Fine Arts, who dabbles in mixed media, repurposing and gift making.

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