Digital Campaign Trail: Mobilizing Political Support for Melanie Joly with Rowena Roy
In the recent Montreal Mayoral election, Mélanie Joly went from being a complete newcomer on the political stage to becoming the runner-up candidate with over 26% of the vote. This feat has many wondering just how she managed it, and now it’s time for Montreal Girl Geeks to find out!
In this talk Rowena Roy, Digital Strategy Advisor to the Joly Campaign, will disclose the real numbers and hard facts of the oh-so-close mayoral race. We’ll peek behind the scenes to see how the social media movement had an impact on the campaign and explore Rowena’s digital inspirations including the leadership of Joly herself.
It’s a unique opportunity to explore the digital action plan for a real political campaign, as well as the impact of the team’s efforts and logistics; from how volunteers were organized to the roles of each social media platform in maximizing engagement. We will be privy to lessons learned from the campaign as well what is next for Joly and Roy – come discover it all!
Rowena is the Vice President of Netic Hypermedia, a web agency that she cofounded at the age of 25. Her sweet spot is designing creative digital strategy and collaborating with a talented multidisciplinary team: from writers to SEO specialists, from designers to ux experts, from web & mobile developers to system administrators. She is passionate about the art of the narrative & technology. Connect with her @RowenaRoy.
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