On Friday October 25th, five individuals was awarded the “Top 5″ Social Media Award at the Social Media Summit.
Twelve social media influencers were chosen by Technology News Bytes & Emerging New Media to be nominated for the “Top 5″ Social Media Award.
These 12 individuals have greatly and eloquently impacted their community through a variety of social media platforms. It was then up to the public to vote for “The Top 5″.
With over 1400 votes counted, here are the winners of the Top 5 Social Media Awards 2013.
Owner of True Communications, Seaborn is a social media professional with experience that span over a broad spectrum of campaigns, from commercial to political, nonprofit to retail, small business and major brand management. A husband and father of three, Jason feels passionate about social media because it allows him to network and share the joys of life in Hawaii with his extended circle of friends (online and in real life).
Gina founded Network808, a company that focuses on building long-lasting professional relationships through face-to-face social networking, staying connected via Social Media and managing Hawaii business luncheons and mixers. These events benefit local small businesses, entrepreneurs and organizations that support the development of strong values, education, and mentorship.
Brandon is an advertising and marketing guy. You might know him from his LinkedIn/Twitter posts on industry related updates. He has over 15 years of experience working with brands and creating strategies for them to better engage their customers. He also has background on developing synergies with traditional marketing campaigns and social media to extend “conversations. Currently, he is a Marketing Manager at simplicityHR, a division of ALTRES.@WeHeartHawaii
Christa is the person to know for Honolulu’s nightlife. Her followers read her SUPERCITY in the Honolulu Pulse to find the latest news on Hawaii’s social scene. She is also the Senior Director of Marketing, Promotions, and Events for Young’s Market.
Liza is the blogger behind the popular A Maui Blog. Hawaii residents and visitors turn to Liza to get the inside scoop on all things Maui. Her blog was voted as the Best Blog on Maui from 2010 to 2012. She also works as a blogging and social media consultant.