Keynote Presentations

Laurel is a popular Keynote and Conference Workshops (15 years experience!) and often presents and consults to MICE industry events. You’ll enjoy her presentation!

Press Interviews

Laurel Papworth regularly appears in the Press and online media, with commentary on social media and future online directions. 

Public Workshops

Laurel runs public workshops on social media strategy as well as edusocial (Educational Marketing) through Universities, industry organisations and leadership programs. 

Corporate Workshops

Inhouse or Offsite, for the marketing department or resellers, francisees or industry organisation members. Join Laurel in your classroom, boardroom or offsite at the Bali or Instagram Experiential workshops! 

Online Courses

Laurel has 11,000 students studying social media with her online and provides online courses to industry leadership organisations. Please join her.

Contact Laurel

Please contact me by emailing my team (pa@laurelpapworth.com) who will make sure I see it or call me (if I’m in a workshop, please leave a voicemail) on +61 432684992. Address: PO Box 32 Mount Victoria, NSW, 2786. I am also contactable on *drum roll* social media!! Tada! PS I’m SilkCharm on Tiktok

Who is this Contact & About Page for?

This page is for Conference Organisers who require a bio and photo for brochures, for The Press requesting interviews and for companies looking for an experienced International social media strategist based in the Australia or Asia area. If you prefer to work through Saxton’s Speakers Agency or Great Expectations or ICMI Speaker Agency or Claxton Speakers International or Platinum Speakers or another speaker agency please CC me on requests so I can confirm if the event is appropriate, within my scope and my tentative/confirmed booking availability.

Who is Laurel Papworth?

I have been MANAGING ONLINE COMMUNITIES since the 1990’s and have worked on some HUGE forums such as Sony’s game communities. Since 2005 I’ve been teaching SOCIAL MEDIA (Facebook and LinkedIn and blogs and Twitter) at the UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY and FORBES MAGAZINE named me in the top 50 social media influencers globally. I reach around 6 MILLION people per month personally on social media and I have 10,000 ONLINE STUDENTS studying social media online with me.  I KEYNOTE all over the world and attendees often receive a COMPLEMENTARY online course that walks them through the key principles.

Online Courses: Laurel has over 10,000 students online, studying social media with her. The list of both the number of courses and number of students is growing every day!

Public workshops:  Laurel’s Public classes  are popular – particularly the Three Day Social Media Intensive. Also Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, Pinterest etc for Business (computer and non computer based classes). Laurel also teaches social media at the University of Sydney and has done since 2005. 

Keynote Presentations: from Ad:Tech Tokyo to Academic conferences in Portugal to media conferences in Jeddah Saudi Arabia to Google conferences in California: Laurel often takes on speaking engagements around the world on online communities, social media and social networking. Find out more about social media workshops and keynote presentations.

 

Social Media Roadshows: Laurel can run multi location workshops (with or without laptops) for industry organisations and Government- an example of format for SA Government social media workshop.

Facilitators: working with large Enterprises, small business, Government Departments and Not For Profits on developing online community strategies, campaigns and guidelines. From tactical How to Create a Conversation Diary to strategic Policies on Engagement there are workshops with staff and stakeholders to better manage KPIs and outcomes

Press: Named by Forbes Magazine in the Top 50 Social Media Influencers globally, Laurel has regular spots on ABC radio and often appears on Business and Entertainment TV programs talking about Google Plus, Facebook, Twitter and privacy and social change. Over 2000 Australian and overseas journalists follow Laurel on Social Media. Listen to rise of MicroInfluencer with Laurel Papworth on 2SER.

Author: Laurel is the author of a number of books including Social Networks and Crisis Communication and Social Media Revenue. I am the author of Social Media Revenue listed on Google Books and other locations. I also wrote for The Australian on social media for around a year. Profile on Muckrack.

Public workshops:  Laurel’s Public classes  are popular – particularly the Three Day Social Media Intensive. Also Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, Pinterest etc for Business (computer and non computer based classes). Laurel also teaches social media at the University of Sydney and has done since 2005.

Keynote Presentations: from Ad:Tech Tokyo to Academic conferences in Portugal to media conferences in Jeddah Saudi Arabia to Google conferences in California: Laurel often takes on speaking engagements around the world on online communities, social media and social networking. Find out more about social media workshops and keynote presentations.

 

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BIO FOR CONFERENCE BROCHURES

Laurel was named by Forbes Magazine in the Top 50 Social Media Influencers globally, and Marketing Magazine named her “Head of Industry, Social Media”. She has consulted globally including with Singapore Government and Middle East Broadcasting, and in Australia, with Westpac, Sony, local, State and Federal Government. Laurel manages massive gaming and online communities including Facebook and forums for reality TV shows such as Junior Masterchef. Since 2005, Laurel has been teaching online community management at the University of Sydney, Australian Film and TV School, Metro Film School  and she has been managing virtual communities since 1989. In the last few months Laurel has appeared on Finance Quarter, Lateline, 7:30 Report, Midday Report ABC, and in the Australian Financial Review, The Australian, Radio National and other media channels. AdAge named in the Top 150 Media Bloggers, and she is on Google’s Plus Recommended List

Random Laurel facts

  • Laurel Papworth is a dynamic, fun presenter who has been creating and managing online communities for over 20 years
  • Forbes Magazine named Laurel in the 50 Most Influential in Social Media globally
  • Marketing Magazine named Laurel Papworth “Head of Industry, Social Media” for Australia
  • AdAge named Laurel in the Power150 bloggers globally, and Grader.com named Laurel in the “most influential 50 women on Twitter”.
  • Creates online courses in Social Media for clients, industry organisations and Government, manages the courses and has 10’s of thousands of students online at her school courses.laurelpapworth.com and through other schools eg Udemy social media classes.
  • CEO and Founder setting up online communities on forums, Facebook etc and managing them including Everquest, Ultima Online, Westpac Bank, Junior Masterchef TV show, Middle East Broadcasting (women’s online community), Singapore Military, journalists with The Australian newspaper
  • been running virtual online communities since the late 1980’s including virtual worlds and forums
  • teaches workshops on online community management, social media press releases, Facebook marketing, increasing your Twitter reach, and socia media monitoring and measurement to Governments, Corporations, small business and not for profits in Australia, New Zealand, Asia and Middle East.
  • teaches or has taught over a number of years at Uni of Sydney (since 2005), Australian Film TV and Radio School, UWSYD, Metro Film School on social media and social entertainment and online community marketing and communications.
  • the author of Social Media Monetization and other books on social media and online community management including one that has been translated into Thai by the Thai Government.
  • Has a level 120 Fire Mage in World of Warcraft and can often be found there running screaming from monsters.

Social Media Workshops

Laurel travels the world, presenting in Australia, Asia and Middle East on Social Media, and Edusocial. Her workshops are aimed at the Intermediate and Advanced social media strategist and social media executive. Instagram Experientials are held in wineries and national parks as well as Bali and Thailand. 

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