Grabbing community building by the horns

"This Expo is for those who take it... it's up to you what you make of it." This is what I remember most from my conversations with the other communication managers taking part in this year’s Expo – an unprecedented event which I believe truly changed Italy. And in terms of EU digital communication, I … Continue reading Grabbing community building by the horns

Expo, giornalismo e social

Ho avuto il piacere di fare due chiacchiere con Cinzia Boschiero sul lavoro svolto dal padiglione dell'Unione europea a Expo Milano e sulla posizione del Community Manager. Ringrazio Cinzia e vi invito alla lettura del pezzo In questo nostro viaggio sul  giornalismo ai tempi dei social, non poteva mancare una puntata dedicata a uno degli … Continue reading Expo, giornalismo e social

Russian pavilion visits the European Union at Expo 2015 Milan

The Russian pavilion at Expo 2015 Milano is pretty amazing in terms of what it offers to visitors. A great design, beautiful shows that open up your eyes towards the tradition, the heritage and the prospects of the country and, last but not least, the best, most active and dynamic communication team of this unique … Continue reading Russian pavilion visits the European Union at Expo 2015 Milan

Social media treasure hunts that work

The Social Media Team of Expo Milano provided their Communication Network with another beautiful gathering, this time hosted at the lovely atmosphere of the Bio-Mediterrenean Cluster. As usual, this was a sensational opportunity to interact with all the professionals involved in the field of communication in the biggest event of 2015, in an attempt to … Continue reading Social media treasure hunts that work

#MyExpo2015 awards – Best Communication

My personal award for Best Communication at Expo 2015 Milano goes to the Russian Pavilion Why? Three words: Innovation Creativity Engagement The communication team of the Russian pavilion is doing an outstanding job in promoting their activities, their brand and encourage people to visit them. Considering their followership and their visitors' count, I guess their … Continue reading #MyExpo2015 awards – Best Communication

An amazing Social Media Happy Hour!!!

Take a few minutes to think about the daily routine of a Community Manager at Expo Milano: running up and down the Decumano, answering hundreds of mails in a record time, posting on Facebook also during lunch break, collecting every kind of business card...This is why sometimes we need a moment to relax, to do … Continue reading An amazing Social Media Happy Hour!!!

Getting the Expo Milan 2015 Community Managers together

Last 20 May was a great day for me and for all the Community Managers working at Expo Milano 2015. I was invited to share my experience in live-covering Europe Day at a social media workshop in Expo. Europe Day at Expo Milan was a true success and as Head of Social Media Stefano Mirti … Continue reading Getting the Expo Milan 2015 Community Managers together

Expo Milano 2015: an outstanding opening of the European Union pavilion!

Last 9 May I had one of the most amazing days of my professional life. We inaugurated the European Union pavilion at Expo Milano 2015. All the work we have done for months has paid off amazingly with an incredible turnout and very inspiring words from both President Martin Schulz and High Representative Federica Mogherini. … Continue reading Expo Milano 2015: an outstanding opening of the European Union pavilion!

7 reasons to follow the EU at Expo

Expo Milan 2015 will be the first real "social media World Expo." Even though Shanghai 2010 did display a touch of social networks within their outreach efforts, Expo Milan invests and relies massively on social media. The goal of this intense use of social networks and digital connections is manyfold. Not only is this strategy … Continue reading 7 reasons to follow the EU at Expo

Open your ears: social media monitoring is not all about being techy

Open your ears It is a common misperception to think of social media as different from traditional media. I believe that the more communication technologies evolve the more we must learn to see social media as part of "all media." However, it is true that some aspects of media monitoring require a different perspective when … Continue reading Open your ears: social media monitoring is not all about being techy