The food truck industry has grown quite significantly as chefs and entrepreneurs look for new ways to reach customers without heavy capital investments. With television shows like Food Network’s Great Food Truck Race, and streamlined permitting processes in many cities, mobile food retailing has been popping up all over the San Francisco area where I live.
One of the the interesting things in common with the food trucks is that they are all using social media, especially Twitter and Facebook, to reach out and interact with customers, and there are three reasons why.
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There was no shortage of entertainment and music at Cisco’s 15th Partner Summit last week, with New Orleans’ finest bands and musicians playing for live and virtual audiences.
The action-packed event featured big news for partners, keynotes from Cisco’s top executives, breakout speakers, magicians, theater sessions, parties, a live auction, and generous donations from partners and Cisco are helping to rebuild homes and lives in New Orleans.
We put together a short video slideshow with pictures highlighting so many of the great moments from Cisco Partner Summit 2011. Enjoy! (And please share your own photos on our Facebook page.)
If you missed any of the news from last week, here are all of the big announcements for partners. Read More »
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So much happened on Tuesday at Cisco Partner Summit: musical performances, artist Frency painting in the moment on stage, as well as keynotes from SVP Keith Goodwin, Cisco CEO John Chambers, SVP Edison Peres, and the new Cisco COO Gary Moore. We also heard big announcements around cloud and collaborative professional services.
We had some other exciting things happening on Tuesday, so watch our short Partner Update newscast for the day’s highlights.
Did you miss any of the sessions from Tuesday? Don’t worry, you can still watch them…
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There’s a lot happening at our 15th Partner Summit—big news announcements for partners, not to mention keynotes, business breakout sessions, executive chats, and parties, too.
So what’s on tap for this week? To keep you in the know, we’ll have special Partner Update newscasts from New Orleans, so you don’t miss any of the Partner Summit news. And here’s what happened on day one of the event:
So what are we announcing this week?
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Well, the time has come—Partner Summit 2011 gets underway tomorrow in New Orleans, and it’s sure to be a fun and informative week. For those of you attending virtually, be sure to visit the Virtual Partner Summit registration page to sign up (it’s free). The virtual event runs March 1 through March 3.
We have lots in store at the event—everything from breakout sessions to live executive chats to keynote sessions. I got the chance to chat with keynote speaker Dr. James Canton. Dr. Canton is global futurist, social scientist, and author whose research is focused on future trends in innovation.
Dr. Canton gave me a sneak peek into what he’ll be discussing at Partner Summit—here’s what he had to say.
Want to learn more about what’s going on this week, and how you can get involved?
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