The Socialist Revolutionaries were the most influential group around the world. And recently, Social Revolutionists conquered the hearts of Laguenos through the second social media summit known as 2LaBS last November 14 & 15, 2013.
The 2nd Laguna Social Media and Blogging Summit (#2LaBS) was held at the Cultural Center of Laguna with powerful speakers who were armed with their strong & revolutionary topics to share, empower & teach the participants about Online Marketing, Social Media Ethics, Passion, Responsibilities and on how to become a catalyst for change.
Congratulations to 2LaBS!
As the media activities, successful and powerful summit, will see the most explosive growth in the future. For this year, the event became bigger and louder. The participating students are from Laguna State Polytechnic University (LSPU), STI, AMA, University of the Philippines and De La Salle Zobel Ayala Alabang.
Here are some highlghts from the summit:
On the first day (November 14) the very punctual and energetic President of Laguna State Polytechnic University, Dr. Nestor De Vera as keynote speaker wowed the audience with his vision that Social Media and Online Marketing as the present and the future.
|Dr. Nestor De Vera|
The lead organizer of #2LaBS Engr. Grace Bondad Nicolas welcomed the participants and grateful with the different schools overwhelming support. She discussed the Ethics in Social Media that in order to win in a Blogosphere, one must know how to engage with her audience, practice respect, learn that Blogging is not private but for public consumption and not to engage with bashers.
|Engr. Grace Bondad Nicolas|
Pastor Eyriche Cortez shared his power tips in Blogging.
TV5 show host and motivational speaker Chinkee Tan of Chink Positive wowed the audience with his wit and techniques for success and that in order to succeed, one must have a positive attitude and mindset, the participating students can’t help but to get his books after his talk to learn more the idea of positive thinking.
Engr. John Cueto who is writing about technology explained the idea about "Niche.”
Rhodora Espiritu (DLSZ ) shared the importance of educational blogging.
Dra. Tess Termulo discussed her advocacy that started on Facebook. She is a member of a community that spreads humanism in the Philippines and leverage the use of Social Media to promote peace and equality.
Venzie Crisostomo, the chairman of Anakbayan and an active leader of Kabataan Partylist connected with the participants by sharing his advocacy online that leads him to do it offline too. He told everyone to be aware and concern about what’s happening in the Philippines and that each of us can do better if only we are united as one wherever we are online or in real world.
The 2nd day of the summit is also exciting with the speakers as follows with their topics;
Atty. Chris Lao- Anti Cyber Bullying and Cyber crime law
Director James Jimenez- Social Media in voters education
Pocholo De Leon Gonzales- Branding
Bert Guevarra- Environment awareness
Janette Toral- Branding and Bloggers as digital influencer
One of the co organizers of #2LaBS Ross Del Rosario also shared how to win in a blogosphere in a short period of time.
Cheers and congratulations to 2LaBS team and partners. With the different schools attended the event, the organizers are most certain that there will be another summit next year.
The organizers would like to thank the following sponsors:
Gardenia Bakers Philippines, Greenwich Pizza, Zoomanity Group, Elabram Systems Inc., 2GO Shipping, Globe Telecoms, Pro Friends, Air Asia, Havaianas. Oriang, 100 Miles Café, Province of Laguna, Tiago Progressive Cuisine, Hotel La Corona De Lipa, Mernels Cake, Microsoft, COMELEC, Sofitel, Asus.
Kliping Times, The Tribune Post, Ronda Balita, Magic Expose, Royal Cable, wheninmanila.com, wazzuppilipinas.com, blog-ph.com, Webby Thoughts, Manila Channel.
Engr. Grace Bondad Nicolas
Engr. John Cueto
Pepi De Leon
Florencio Jusay Jr.
Ross del Rosario
Some photos by : Mac Movers