SOCON FIRST GLOBAL Social Media Con for USERS 1,000 of Friends Meet in Real Life

First Time, Debuting SEPTEMBER 26 27 28 2014 at TRUMP TAJ MAHAL CASINO HOTEL Trump Entertainment welcomes SOCON to host the First Global Social Media Convention for USERS, at Trump Taj Mahal Casino Hotel, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA. Together, Trump Taj Mahal and K10 Corp are deleting the old convention formats, by focusing on events and activities that develop social media USER’s personally and professionally, so they can update their communities into hybrid “physiV communities.”


Atlantic City, NJ -- (ReleaseWire) -- 06/27/2014 -- USERS who attend SOCON will be exposed to Earth’s virtual reality, where billions of people conduct business and share their lives each day. Making friends online was once a “taboo” and “dangerous” activity. Today, making friends online is essential for success long term success. Billions of people have made ture meaningful and authentic friends online, and thousands of friends are coming to Trump Taj Mahal Atlantic City to meet for the very first time. This is the social media event of the century.

SOCON attendees, whether they are active USERS or potential social media USERS will enjoy:
PRESENTATIONS AND WORKSHOPS - Personal Development Best practices to discover role models, set goals, develop relationships and build on success. Find out how successful people have changed “Free Hobby Online Time” into “Money Earning Time.” How to integrate technology into non-tech communities.

FMOF (15 Minutes Of Fame)
One camera, one live feed, and 15 minutes on the clock. This is your chance to show the world what you have to offer. Times are scheduled in advance, and open call if there is any remaining time permits.

Designed to sharpen in person social skills. Icebreaker socials coordinated with the bands will make it easy for people to identify what peoples status and objectives are.


Recognizing Positive Individual and Group Contributions to the Social Media Community.

OPEN LETTERS TO THE WORLD - Personal Development
Ten Select hot button topics (gay marriage, politics, religion, healthcare) will be addressed by everyday people through "open letters to the world." These letters will be published and used as discussion pieces at SOCON.

SOCON ARTICLES - Virtual Community and Commerce Recommendations
Articles will be published prior to SOCON and will be used as discussion pieces at SOCON.

Example Articles:
ARTICLE 1: Universal Social Media Code of Ethics and Standards Published
The changing landscape of the internet and virtual world has made the need to establish a universally recognized code of ethics and standards imperative for the small business, and retail consumers future success.

ARTICLE 2: Taxes and Tariffs in a Global World

ARTICLE 3: Global Online Consumers Bill of Rights
A standard form that makes it easy for consumers to know the terms of sale easily. No more hidden fees and small type.

Attendees will enjoy all the wonder of Trump Taj Mahal Casino Hotel world class establishment, while participating in mobile device games that will lead them up and down the boardwalk. Local Atlantic City businesses can email to request complimentary passes, and posters for their business.

"Trump Taj Mahal is proud to be the host site of SOCON, the first global social media convention for users," said Kathleen McSweeney, Senior Vice President of Marketing for Trump Entertainment Resorts. "Social media has forever changed how we define our friends, our celebrities, our business partners and even ourselves. SOCON will bring thousands of people together - in person at the Taj - who previously have only interacted virtually. Plus, there is an interactive global component that will tie it all together worldwide."

KrisTen Slevin, Co-Founder Producer of SoCon, when asked about SoCon said, “SOCON is the event of the social media age. We are defining social media roles and responsibilities, creating a unified voice for USERS, building relationships with hardware, software and internet data providers, all while enjoying the best of entertainment and style, at the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Hotel!”

SOCON Member Registration: Registration Online $60 Games Registration $25 at

SOCON is a multi purpose civic organization, designed to help social media users connect with each other in real life, while building links between physical and virtual lives, and gaining the skills needed to monetize their time on social media. SOCON is produced by Athanasios Zarkadas and Kristen Slevin, and a volunteer network of thousands on Google+. The internet has provided people with a civilizations worth of information, but little in the way of direction. SOCON actively bridges the gap, by establishing global and universal norms through our international standards board. SOCON members live the golden rule and support basic human rights as outlined by The United Nations.

About KrisTen
KrisTen is an Independent Reviewer, Communications Coach, and Editorial Writer. Taking a unique approach to reviews, she has developed a loyal following of over 6,500,000 views on Google+ and growing. ranks KrisTen in the top 1% of all profiles on Google+, and among the top 500 US women on Google+. KrisTen appears as a guest personality on YouTube Shows, Google Hangouts, and community discussions. KrisTen, as owner of over 100 Google Communities, including the international G+ Network, and co-producer of SOCON.

About Athanasios Zarkadas
Provocative intellectual, straight-talking, smartphone news commentator Athanasios Zarkadas, entices viewers to journey with him on his quest to educate and enlighten all smartphone consumers of the world. Athanasios, or Tom as his most devoted fans call him, started his career as a smartphone reviewer and show host. Tom has joined forces with Social Media Professional KrisTen to form K10 Corp the production team behind SOCON.

About Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort
The iconic Trump Taj Mahal Casino Hotel is an awe-inspiring architectural masterpiece, spanning 17 acres of Boardwalk real estate , with 4.2 million square feet of enclosed space. The property offers more than 2,000 hotel rooms, many of which offer breathtaking ocean views, 20 dining outlets, ranging from the exquisite Robert's Steakhouse to the Atlantic City favorite White House Subs. The 167,000 square foot casino offers non-stop gaming action, from more than 2,500 of the latest slot machines to nearly 200 of hottest table games. From headline entertainment in the Arena and Xanadu Theater, intimate performances in the Ego Lounge, and seven unique venues in the Scores Atlantic City complex, the Taj offers something for everyone. For more information, visit

Media Contacts:
SOCON Athanasios Zarkadas 631.682.9099
SOCON KrisTen Slevin 631.766.9851

Brian Cahill 609.221.4643