A few years ago a couple of guys net up for a trans Atlantic EMS exchange. Maybe you heard about it. A big reason that happened was the early support of ZOLL Medical.
As part of their sponsorship in what Mark, Ted and I were trying to do they invited us to their booth in Baltimore, where we began to expand the #CoEMS family face to face. However, few realize, that the night before the conference we met for drinks with Charlotte and Blake from ZOLL to discuss what we all hoped to accomplish.
Being the social media
whores devotees we are, we both tweeted our status and checking in on Facebook. Literally minutes later we were joined by a few bloggers who happened to be in another part of the restaurant, saw our update and came over to say hello.
And that is how the ZOLL Pre Conference Blogger Bash was born.
Each year Charlotte and the folks from ZOLL but together a little event to recognize the power social media has in bringing EMS providers together and the sharing of best practices. It is by far the best event at the conferences, even though it’s smaller and less flashy than some of the other fare put on when thousands of EMTs descend on these poor cities.
Thanks for making me smile ZOLL! See you in Baltimore!