It’s that time of the year again! As some 2,500 participants prepare to join the 2013 World Economic Forum (WEF) in the quaint mountain town of Davos, Switzerland, Waggener Edstrom’s Social Innovation team has been busy figuring out how you can join the conversation surrounding #WEF 2013.
We utilized some of the standard research skills and expertise from our Insight & Analytics team using qualitative and quantitative methods to dig through Twitter and gain some insight into the robust Twitter conversation surrounding Davos. To find out who is influencing the influencers, we used several online tools to identify people who have influenced the Davos discussion in past years and others who are likely to drive dialogue this year.
Our track record in spotting influencers is strong. Let’s take a quick look at how last year’s “Davos Influencers to Watch” have grown in the past year:
And this year’s nominees are…
Top Twitter Handles to follow during Davos 2013 #WEF:
A complete Twitter list can be found here.
These journalists have great access and will certainly raise interesting topics:
We also found a handful of people and groups that will likely have some interesting things to say and bring a unique perspective to the Davos discussion. This group ranges from well-known influentials to below-the-radar and somewhere in between:
Dive deeper into what’s happening at the event by following some of the WEF-sponsored communities. Their firsthand experiences of the Davos event should provide thought-provoking tweets and perspective from the eyes of our future leaders:
In addition to the tweets that will flood the #WEF hashtag, you can also follow @Davos, the official Twitter handle of the World Economic Forum dedicated to the annual meeting in Davos. And if you have the time, tune into WEF’s LiveStream channel or watch videos on demand.
Will you be following along?