Over the last 2+ years, we’ve been privileged to learn just how resilient Silverchair’s communities are. Our team members, clients, and industry colleagues stayed connected through video calls, fun virtual events, and more, and we were heartened to see our culture stay strong despite the physical distance.

Attending, exhibiting, sponsoring, and speaking at SSP

All of the above!

Still, we are extremely excited for our first in-person conference since the pandemic, the Society for Scholarly Publishing Annual Meeting, taking place in Chicago June 1-3, 2022. SSP has always been our biggest event of the year, and this year’s meeting feels especially like a homecoming.

Silverchair is highly involved in SSP, with volunteers on the Annual Meeting, Marketing, Education, and New Directions committees, and frequent involvement in other SSP events and causes. And as of this month, Silverchair’s Director of Product Strategy, Hannah Heckner, is now on the SSP Board of Directors! In her vision statement, Hannah discussed the opportunities that abound when the stakeholders within our ecosystem can work together with their common goals and their end users’ needs in mind.

We’re excited to celebrate her appointment, the many new partnerships we’ve kicked off over the last two years, and the ability to clink a physical glass together at SSP. That’s why we’re hosting a Cocktail Reception in our booth in the exhibit hall (#511) on Thursday during the Networking Reception (5:45-7pm). Stop by then, or anytime during exhibit hours, to say hello, catch up, and grab some swag.

SSP cocktail reception, June 2, 5:45pm, booth 511

Here’s where else you can find us:

  • Wednesday, June 1, 8:30am - 11:30am: “Taking the ‘Fear Factor’ Out of Digital Publishing.” Pre-meeting training session with Jake Zarnegar, Chief Business Development Officer.
  • Thursday, June 2, 3:30pm – 4:30pm: “What’s new in marketing & communications?” Networking session moderated by Stephanie Lovegrove Hansen, Director of Marketing.
  • Friday, June 3, 10:30 am - 11:30 am: “Operationalizing Image Accessibility Across Platforms, Providers, and Publishers.” Concurrent session with Hannah Heckner, Director of Product Strategy.
We’re scheduling meetings and dinners now to try to see as many of our colleagues as possible while we’re in Chicago. Want to set up a time to chat? Email info@silverchair.com. Hope to see you there!

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