On 27th January Kumar Manish announced on Twitter that there will be 9th edition of Twitter meetup in Ahmedabad on 2nd February at The Fern Hotel. Yes, that’s a long journey and I have never attended a single Twitter meetup in past (I was not active back then). Meet Up is always a great way to communicate with like minded people and learn something new from them. Amit Panchal, Jaydip Parikh, Kumar Manish and few others are the main pioneer of this meet up. These 3 gentlemen’s are the most active and famous twitter users from Ahmedabad. This meet up got pretty good response and lot of people shared this event on Twitter. There were limited seats available for this event, so I registered myself quickly and booked my seat (FREE EVENT). The main agenda of this event was to learn, engage and share with various Twitter users with different backgrounds.
RT. Hello @Twitter Meet Up #Ahmedabad for the 9th time 😊 #TMAhm9 is voluntarily driven where the motto is learn,share & engage.
Supported by @indenvfest #IEF18 .
Date: Feb 2 (Friday)
Time: 5pm-7pm (High Tea)
Venue: The Fern, SG Highway
Register : https://t.co/oh6QwiSseH pic.twitter.com/3DMU10vDc3
— Kumar Manish (@kumarmanish9) January 27, 2018
On 31st January I got the confirmation mail from Manish along with Meet Up’s agenda and line of speakers. In Email he also revealed that this meet up #TMAhm9 is supported by @indenvest, who are coming up with India Environment Festival, a multidisciplinary platform that celebrates the environment. Here is the speakers list for this meet up.
|5:00pm||Introduction & Context||@kumarmanish9|
|5:10pm||What is #IEF18?||Wricha Johari|
|5: 20pm||“How To Optimize Your Twitter Profile To Get Verified”.||@vivekrpatel|
|5:30pm||“Humour and Parody accounts on Twitter”||@keetliwado|
|5:40pm||“Use of Twitter by Media”||@LangaMahesh|
|6:15pm||“The Power of Twitter for Positivity”||Falguni Vasavada Oza|
|6: 30pm||Breathe In, Breathe Out||Nautami Patel @1361Yoga|
|Yoga For Twitterratis J|
|6:50 PM||Thank You Note & Future Plan||@Jaydipparikh|
|7: 00pm||High Tea||@Fernhotels|
Today, most of the people reached at The Fern Hotel by 5:20 and Kumar Manish started the event straight away at 5:25 PM.
— Mitesh Sanghvi (@MrMiteshSanghvi) February 2, 2018
@Kumarmanish9 (Kumar Manish)
Kumar Manish started to introduce himself and the about the Twitter Meet Up journey. Soon, all the members introduced themselves. Each and every member had different background who available at the event.
@AWjohari (Wricha Johari)
— Kumar Manish (@kumarmanish9) February 2, 2018
Wricha Johari is the founding director of World Around You (WAY) and closely working with environmental entrepreneurs. In this event she presented a small video of last year’s Indian Environment Festival and what was the main motto behind it. Video clearly showed that event consists important of Green Home, Environment and Dog Adoption event. Later, she also enlightened us the importance of water in current situation. She also introduced us to Abid Surti by showing his small message and how he visited each home with plumber to fix their water leakage. Abid Surti saved millions of liters of waters by fixing leakage and passed strong message to people that one should not waste water. Next Indian Environment Festival starts from 16th February upto 18th Feb.
@vivekrpatel (Vivek Patel)
— Nachiketa Soni (@NachiketaSoni) February 2, 2018
The second session was from Vivek Patel and he briefly explained us how to optimize Twitter profile to get verified. Vivek also shared his knowledge about how to increase followers and engagement by following right people and tweeting right information.
@keetliwado (Dhaval Raval)
— Helping Hand 🙏 🇮🇳 (@PRAJAPATI_ROCK) February 2, 2018
I am following Dhaval Raval for quite a long time and engaged with his tweets earlier as well. Dhaval is popularly known as Keetliwado on twitter and he posts humor jokes on it. Sometimes he fights with other twitter users as well “WINKED”. In his session he explained how he started his tweets in Gujarati language when Google Input Keyboard was not even launched. He also explained how people get good engagement and followers by posting tweets about recent events. Later, Dhaval showed us how parody account of celebrities got so much success on Twitter and even the real people appreciated it.
Mahesh Langa @LangaMahesh & Ketan Trivedi @to_ketan
— Hiral Rana (@IamHiralRana) February 2, 2018
The next session was from Mahesh Langa (The Hindu) and Ketan Trivedi (Chitralekha). This session was about how social media is effective for print and electronic media. Mahesh Langa explained how he often gets trolled on social media by posting images from particular political party. Mahesh also enlightened us about the importance of effects of fake news on social media.
— Bhavik soni (@Bhavik9333) February 2, 2018
On other hand Ketan Trivedi explained why print media will sustain in future despite low popularity. Ketan Trivedi also told about the social media policies from various media houses. It was indeed a great questionnaire session as well.
Nautami Patel @1361Yoga
— 136.1Yoga Ahmedabad (@1361yoga) February 2, 2018
After all the sessions we had little beat of Yoga activity from Nautami patel. She also explained the importance of Water in our body and enlightened us how we need to be healthy and look after our body.
Jaydip Parikh @Jaydipparikh
— Kumar Manish (@kumarmanish9) February 2, 2018
The end note of this Twitter Meet Up was from BABA Jaydip Parikh. Jaydip Parikh also announced about next Redisocials event and invited all members to celebrate this year’s social media day. On request of Amit Panchal he also informed users to stay away from Fake news about kidney donors which is still circulating on WhatsApp.
Amit never misses to capture great moments.
— Amit Panchal (@AmitHPanchal) February 2, 2018
Yes, the meet up was wind up within 2.5 hours and I met some wonderful people at tea. If you are also available in that meet up feel free to share your twitter handle in comments and will follow you. Let’s meet in next Twitter meet up as well.