First Tweet from the Top 30 #eventprofs
In honor of Twitter’s 8th birthday, they’ve released a fun tool that allows users to search for anyone’s first tweet. We’ve put together a list of the first tweets from some of our favorites and top 30 influencers in the event industry. Some tweets are relatively normal, but others are pretty entertaining!
1. Keith Johnston
Keith began tweeting in 2009 and operates under the handle @PlannerWire.
2. William Thomson
Starting in 2009, William uses the handle @williamevents. Love your enthusiasm, William!
3. Liese Gardner
In 2009, Liese sent a message out into great beyond as @liesegardner.
4. David Merrell
Another 2009 adopter, David (@DavidMerrell) contradicted his first tweet’s advice by marketing via face to face meetings! We <3 you David!
5. Joan Eisenstodt
Joan began tweeting in 2008 as @JoanEisenstodt.
6. Mike McAllen
An early Tweep, Mike got off to a sobering start in 2007 under the handle @mmcallen.
7. Samuel Jay Smith
Samuel, @samueljsmith, started tweeting in 2009 with an amusing response about urban kayaking.
8. Jenise Fryatt
Like most of us, Jenise (@JeniseFryatt) feels naked without her phone. She started tweeting in 2009.
9. Brandt Krueger
Brandt started floating the Intertubes as @BrandtKrueger in 2009.
10. Elizabeth Glau
Elizabeth started tweeting in 2009 under the handle @elizabethglau.
11. KiKi L ‘Italien
One of the 1st #eventprofs on Twitter Kiki just let it all hang out while she tweeted from her desk via the handle @kikilitalien
12. Midori Connolly
Midori tweeted about the weather as @AVGirlMidori in 2008.
13. Jessica Levin
In 2008, Jessica (@JessicaLevin) let us know she was a very busy person, although she can totally multi-task, tweet and conference call. You rock JLev!
14. Greg Ruby
Greg started tweeting as @GregRuby in 2008. (One of my personal faves!)
15. Kristi Casey
One of our favorite industry editors, Ms. Kristi Casey of Plan Your Meetings started tweeting in 2008 as @KristiCasey.
16. “Pink” Deb Roth
Deb Roth, or @PinkDeb, started tweeting in 2009 with a very appropriate question.
17. Jeff Hurt
Jeff started tweeting at @JeffHurt in 2008.
18. Dave Lutz
Dave, who tweets as @VelChain, got on the Twitter fast track in 2009.
19. Lara McCulloch
In 2008, Lara searched Twitter for an answer as @ready2spark.
20. Dan Berger
In 2009, Dan (pronounced “Don”) let us know that @danberger had officially arrived.
21. Julius Solaris
Another #eventprof Twitter pioneer and tweeting for almost 7 years, Julius made his debut on Twitter as @tojulius. His tweet and a real appropriate one at that as Julius is ALWAYS a blogging!
22. Lindsay Fultz
A true Twitter fanatic, we knew where to find @LindsayFultz when she posted her first tweet in 2009.
23. J. Damany Daniel
Another one the early #eventprof adopters – Damany’s first tweet was on his personal account @Damany in 2007. In 2012, he created @TheEventNerd for his work ventures.
24. Jose David Ramirez
In 2010, Jose used a very familiar hashtag in his first tweet as @josedramirez.
25. Tahira Endean
Our Canadian sweetheart and meeting planner maven, Tahira, @TahiraCreates, was pretty excited about her first tweet in 2010.
26. Adrian Segar
As an avid online enthusiast, Adrian started tweeting in 2009 as @ASegar.
27. Lindsey Rosenthal
Event Alley’s Lindsey Rosenthal got started as @eventsforgood in 2009.
28. Dahlia El Gazzar
In 2009, Meeting Pool’s very own Dahlia started tweeting as @DahliaElGazzar with her first tweet a response to a follower! Dahlia you have always been popular! Online and IRL!
29. Liz King
In 2009, Liz (@lizkingevents) let us know what she can do.
30. Michelle Bergstein
Last, but certainly not least, our very own Michelle Bergstein launched her Twitter account as @EventMktgMaven in 2009. Look out, world!
What was your first tweet? Find out here and share it with us!