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Last night there was food, there was beer, and most of all there was a huge crowd. Nicholson Kovac was the location and the audience was hovering around 90 or so.

Social Media Club KC put on a meetup for those in the community who are interested in all types of social media and the social web.

I got the chance to be on a panel that discussed using twitter to help your business and what was kool about it was in social media fashion the panel pretty much grew to the whole room.  Social media at its finest!

The crew from the Life In The Tubes Video Podcast were there with their cameras so once that video makes it’s way on the interweb you can bet I will be sharing it with everyone.

[flickr pics of the event]

Are you interested in learning about social media?  Do you use it now and want to find like minded people to discuss your thoughts and ideas?  Well then we invite you to come to our events some time.  We have an events page on our site keeping you upto date on what is going on and they are open to all in the public.

Upcoming Events
1/24 Pool Hall meetup in Lenexa
1/27 Lawrence tweetup

I have to say over the last few months we have seen incredible growth in attendance and participation and with some more great events coming up in the Kansas City area like Startup Weekend and in the midwest with Big Omaha we are really seeing the region grow and make its presence felt in tech/social media arena.   It is exciting times and I am glad to be a part of getting things going.

Hope to see you all soon!

[smckc site]
[smckc twitter]

Just wanted to pimp out an event I will be attending on the 22nd of January and will actually be on a panel talking about twitter!  If you are in the KC area would love to see you at the event and if you are out there on the interweb we will be streaming it live as well.  See the details below.

Kansas City Social Media Club Presents:

“A Night of Social Media”

DATE: Jan. 22, 2009

TIME: 5:30 p.m.

LOCATION: Nickolson Kovac
RSVP: Event page on KC Social Media Club Web site. (Space is limited.)

Ed Roberts, founding member of the Kansas City Chapter of the Social Media Club and co-owner of LRCWeather LLC, will kick off the meeting with a social media monitoring overview.

A business panel from large enterprise to non-profit will discuss Twitter for business.

The panel will include Jeff Smith, Celeste Lindell, Zena Weist and Judy Goldman along with moderator Ryan Flannagan.

Not able to make it? Watch live feed from the event at http://Live.SocialMediaKC.com
and send questions via Twitter tagged as #SMCKC.

Visit Social Media Club KC at: http://socialmediaclubkc.ning.com

Dont forget this Friday is the Social Media Breakfast for Social Media Club KC breakfast.  All are welcome and it is always a good time.

This month we are meeting at the First Watch in Fairway [map] and it starts at 7:30am.

Hope to see you there!

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Over the past few months I have been working on making it to local meetups here in the Kansas City area that fit interests I have in hopes of meeting kool new people, make contacts, and just have a good time.

I am happy to say so far I have been pretty successful and wanted to share will all my local readers.  If you have any other meetups you know of please feel free to contact me or leave a comment for myself and others with a link or any information on meetup places and times.

SocialMediaClub – KC Edition
So far we have had 2 meetings and right now it is in the early/planning stages but I have already met some new people and we have begun to start talking about future events with speakers and demonstrations.  If you have any interest in social media from user to content provider to developer make sure you check it out.

For more information on upcoming meetings, events, and links check out the wiki at socialmediakc.com

Kansas City Podcasters
This meetup is for podcasters as well as fans of podcasting or those wanting to get into podcasting.  I have been toying with the idea of doing one and have dabbled in it a bit but again just a fun group to get togather with and talk about whatever be it podcasting or something tech based.

Meetings usually take place on the 2nd Saturday of the month at Johnny’s Tavern on 119th street.

[Meetup Page]

Geek Out Friday
Geek Out is the newest meetup I have been going to and it is pretty much just geeks getting togather and talking about whatever geek topic we want…could be web related, tech related, gaming, ect.  Pretty much just a place for geeks to hang out.

Takes place at Daily Dose at 135th and Quivera on Friday nights from 11ish to 2am (closing time).

Do you go to any of these?  What are your thoughts on them?  Have another meetup you would like to share with those in the kc area?  Feel free to add a comment to the discussion and let us know any details.

My main reason behind this post is to let those in the community know about different ways they can meet others with similar interests.