Networking in Nashville

I discovered Digital Nashville a few months ago while probing a little deeper into Linked In’s groups for web professionals. Last night I was my first venture out to one of the group’s meet ups. Not knowing what I would find, I was pleasantly surprised by some of the people I met at the Digital Nashville meet up. Regretfully, I didn’t take any pictures.

The meeting last night was a good opportunity to get a first hand take on what the group is all about. What I found was that Digital Nashville has about 2,000 members (excellent for a group only 9 months old), and it is comprised of professionals across the technology and creative spectrum. At last night’s get together, I chatted with a Cobol programmer, 2 php programmers, a usability consultant, several marketing and technology moguls. Overall a very good evening, and I’ll be back again in the future.

I wish this group had been around for longer. When I first got into the web back in 2001, I jumped right into the local groups by plugging into the local Cold Fusion Users Group (Nashville Cold Fusion Users Group), but I hadn’t found a good Nashville marketing resource like this before now. Stepping up my networking over the past 3 years, has proven extremely valuable to my professional growth. If you’re in Nashville and into the web/digital scene, take some time to check out Digital Nashville.


Digital Nashville

Persons of Note
Justin Davis, Madera Labs
Joel Widmer, Fluxe Digital Marketing
Tim Munsell…Analytics Ninja, Twitter, Blog

Other Linked In Groups of Note
Omniture Enthusiasts
EMarketing
Ebiz
Sr. Internet Marketers

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