Social Networking… in person?

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I feel very honored that I got to be part of this first time event, Bingemans eNight. A place were we got to connect with different local companies, people that I’ve met on twitter & facebook and just meet new people. I told a few people this at the event that this is a perfect event to get rid of the stigma that social media sites like Facebook & Twitter cause us to not meet in person and to be unsocial in “real life”. Tonight totally changed that for me. There were people I’ve been following online for months now that I FINALLY got to connect with. I also got to meet some local companies that I can’t wait to work with in the future. I have a review coming about IronKids Gummies-Vitamins, cocoon Apothecary, and would love to work with Big Daddy Kreativ & Transitions Photography. I met so many awesome people like Carlos from 91.5 The Beat, Trevor from Tik Tok Media and Melissa from Jewel 92
Here is a photo with Carlos and me, I was a bit “star struck”, LOL.

So as you can see I did socialize, and not just through twitter. Although we all were tweeting all night using the hashtag- #BingemansEnight – LOL, so we didn’t leave our “social networking” behind us for the night. In fact we combined it all. Below is photo of one of my tweets on a big screen (my camera was a bit slow, but you can see my thumbnail up there)

Another thing that made this event AMAZING is the fact it was held at Funworx (@bingemans). Meaning our kids could come along. This event was free, we had free food, got awesome swag bags and we didn’t have to pay for a babysitter to enjoy this event.

I would be lying if I didn’t say the adults had lots of fun too. I won a snake with my 300 tickets-

Or if you want to see the battle of the stations watch this video of Carlos (91.5 The Beat) and Melissa (Jewel 92) “fighting” in the ball pit. Way too fun/funny.

Yes, we had tons of fun, tons of networking “meet ups” and I learned lots. I hope to be invited to the next event and hope to meet all of you again. thank you Bingemans, Bre, Carolyn and everyone who was involved with the planning, executing and donating to the swag bags. I think your fist eNight went AWESOME.
Forgot to add that I also got to meet some amazing fellow bloggers. This was worth my time, loved it.