Cision Hosts Social Media Week Session on Content Marketing and PR

Global event brings together social media elite to offer ideas, trends and best practices

CHICAGO, August 21, 2013 Social Media Week opened registration for its September series, which includes the event, The Next Generation Content Marketing and the PR Professional hosted by Cision. The first session of the event sold out in less than four hours. Due to the popular demand, Cision has opened a second session that is currently open with limited space.

Both sessions of The Next Generation Content Marketing and the PR Professional will be led by Cision’s SVP of Digital Content Heidi Sullivan, and will focus on trends in content marketing and how they relate to the PR industry today and in the future.

“With social media spearheading the convergence of paid, earned and owned media, there is no better time for PR professionals to hone a new craft and add content marketing to their skillset,” Sullivan said. “We are excited to bring tips and best practices to the Social Media Week audience.”

Cision’s first sold-out session will be held from 1 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 24. The second session will be held from 10:30 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 26. Both sessions will be hosted at Cision’s North American Headquarters, 332 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago.

Sign up for the second session now.

A global event held across five continents, 16 countries and 25 cities, Social Media Week organizes the world’s foremost experts, iconic brands and leading thinkers to share ideas and inspiration with an audience of hyper-connected influencers.

The majority of attendees span the media, marketing, public relations and technology industries, and the Chicago event will be held from September 23 27, 2013.

For more information on Social Media Week, visit Cision Blog for 5 Do’s and Don’ts for Social Media Week or SocialMediaWeek.org To attend Cision’s sessions virtually, follow the hashtag #smwcision during the event time.

About Cision
Cision is a leading global media intelligence company, serving the complete workflow of today s communications, social media and content marketing professionals. Offering the industry s most comprehensive PR and social software, rich analytics and a Global Insights team, Cision enables clients to improve their marketing and strengthen data-driven decision making. Cision also represents the Gorkana Group, PRWeb, Help a Reporter Out (HARO) and iContact brands. Headquartered in Chicago, Cision has over 100,000 customers worldwide and maintains offices in Canada, U.K., France, Germany, Portugal, Sweden, Finland and China. For more information, visitwww.cision.com or follow @Cision on Twitter.

For More Information
Vanessa Bugasch
SVP, Global Marketing
312-873-6550
vanessa.bugasch@cision.com