It's been an amazing fortnight, capped by the SocialEyez/MEPRA workshop this morning. What a turnout. Over 100 people from major corporations, government agencies, PR firms and social agencies showed up to hear the lastest on social media measurement standards. What an incredibly feeling to know that our standards efforts are being taken seriously in so many parts of the world.
The dialog was the best part. We had a panel with my colleague Fadl Al Tarzi, Emily Fitzgerald (ELC Smashbox - Digital Marketing Manager) andnKhaled Akbik – Social Media Manager OMD. The questions the audienced ask were tough, insightful and challenging. I have far greater emphathy for social media managers in the Middle East than ever before. It was a great morning, here's what it looked like: