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Building Community Thru Digital Connections

Web3.0, Social Media, and Emerging Technology

Join us for an exciting panel discussion on Building Community Thru Digital Connections featuring marketing professionals who will share their insights on how to build online communities of loyal customers. The event will focus on the impact of Web3.0, social media, and emerging technologies on building loyal advocate groups among existing customer bases.

During the hour-long discussion at WRST Collabs in East Austin, our expert guests will cover the following topics:

  • The power of online communities in building brand loyalty
  • Best practices for creating and managing online communities
  • How to leverage Web3.0 and emerging technologies to create engaging digital experiences
  • The role of social media in building online communities
  • Measuring the success of your online community-building efforts
May 18th Power Hour Newsletter Promo

May 18th, 2023 @ 5:30pm

WRST Collabs | 1021 E 7th Street, Austin, Texas 78702


  • 5:30pm Registration and Welcome Drinks
  • 6:00pm Panel Begins


$30 ($10 Members-Only)


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What Will You Learn?

Don't miss out on this opportunity to learn from marketing professionals about the latest strategies for building online communities of loyal customers.

  • How do you create an online community that fosters a sense of belonging and loyalty?
  • What are some best practices for managing an online community?
  • How can you leverage emerging technologies to create a more engaging online community?
  • What role does social media play in building online communities, and how can it be used effectively?
  • How do you measure the success of your online community-building efforts?

Meet Our Experts

WRST Collabs provide end-end guidance to launch web3 projects including strategy, creative, and technical execution. The WRST NFT Gallery is a unique collaboration space for community, learning, and celebrating featuring digital and physical art.


Meet Our Speakers

This group of panelists is sure to inspire you and challenge your marketing skills!

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Megan Murray

Operations Manager, ATX DAO

As Operations Manager for ATX DAO and Co-Organizer for ATX Women in Web3, Megan Murray is well accustomed to building web3 communities in high growth mode. Megan's background in financial services and business management has given her a strong foundation to also specialize as a consultant supporting web3 financial operations. Megan was recently recognized as one of the Most Inspirational Women of Web3 and the Metaverse.

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Mason Lynaugh

Co-Founder, ATX DAO

Mason Lynaugh is an Austin native and the co-founder of ATX DAO. ATX DAO is a democratic network of web3 professionals and enthusiasts focused on turning Austin into a leading crypto hub via community engagement, innovation projects, and policy advocacy. Mason is responsible for growing and maintaining the organization, from marketing, brand development, and event production to membership expansion and strategic partnerships.

Alexi Cortez Website

Alexi Cortez

Growth Product Manager, .Erth

Gamer girl and side hustler. Currently, Alexi is a Community Product Manager at .Erth, a gamified virtual world. Alexi previously helped build the Instant Games platform at Meta and supported growth for over 300 gaming companies; while also building an e-commerce business and boat-party events business on the side.


Frank Mendoza

Founder & Managing Partner, Catalytics

Frank Mendoza, the Founder and Managing Partner of Catalytics, is a highly respected and award-winning analytics leader with over 20 years of experience in Strategy and Data Science. In his prior career within Dell, 3M, Ford Motor Co, and P&G, Frank attained world-class performance levels in Advanced Analytics, Strategy & Innovation, and Customer Success.

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Wade Cohn

Co-Founder & CEO, SwivelMeta

Wade Cohn is Co-Founder & CEO at SwivelMeta, an end-to-end immersive web platform for marketers. The immersive web is the next evolution of the web, where you immerse people in amazing experiences vs. just having them look at 2D content. SwivelMeta provides marketers end-to-end products and services to create, manage and measure immersive web campaigns. He has worked with fortune 500 companies and Web3 companies, including Mastercard, P&G and CULT&RAIN, with work featured in Forbes, Vogue Business, Blockworks, JingDaily and Hypemoon. Wade has worked at startups throughout the Web1, Web2 and now Web3 eras. The last startup he co-founded, iControl, an internet of things company, was acquired by Comcast in 2017.

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