Hollywood, the Music Industry and Capitol Hill Converge
at the World’s Largest New Media Conference
Keynoters: Mark Burnett and Brian Solis
Mark Burnett, Emmy-award winning producer of “Survivor” and “The Apprentice,” will participate in a keynote discussion with Brian Solis, one of the preeminent authorities on new media and Principal at FutureWorks, a new media agency. The discussion will cover the convergence of media and the future of unscripted drama on the web. Mr. Burnett will also discuss his current project, ‘Sarah Palin’s Alaska’, a new eight-part documentary series about Ms. Palin and her home state.
Keynoter: Dermot McCormack
Dermot McCormack, Executive Vice President of Digital Media for the MTV Networks Music & Logo Group, will join in a keynote discussion on the Future of Web Video. Mr. McCormack will join a panel that includes Susan Bratton, Co-Founder & CEO, Personal Life Media; Dick Glover, President & CEO, Funny or Die; and Jim Louderback, CEO, Revision 3.
Keynoters: Hugh Hewitt and Reid Wilson
Just weeks ahead of the mid-term elections, BlogWorld has also announced that the conference will feature Hugh Hewitt, host of “The Hugh Hewitt Show” and Reid Wilson, editor-in-chief of The Hotline. Mr. Hewitt and Mr. Wilson will join Mark Penn, CEO, Worldwide of Burson-Marsteller & CEO, Penn Schoen Berland, and Karen Hughes, Worldwide Vice Chairman, Burson-Marsteller, in a conversation about the State of Digital Communications in Politics.
Here is a small sampling of the many panels and sessions available for you to attend at BlogWorld & New Media Expo 2010.
Effective B2B Social Media Strategies
Saturday October 16th, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
|Jeffrey Cohen||Kip Bodnar||Kirsten Watson||LaSandra Brill|
This panel features case studies from Cisco, Hubspot and Kinaxis, showing how social media for these business to business (B2B) companies makes a bottom line difference. By using blogs, community forums and other social networking platforms, these three leading companies have generated significant and measurable results.
Live Streaming: The How, The Why and The Future
Saturday October 16th, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
|Colleen Kelly Henry||Philip Nelson||Cali Lewis||Tammy Camp|
Live streaming is the “next big thing”. It’s taken the online space by storm because it offers people interactivity with their entertainment – directly and without delay. On this panel Colleen Henry, Philip Nelson, Cali Lewis and Tammy Camp will discuss how you can take advantage of live streaming technology to enhance your business or personal brand. They’ll educate attendees about matching streaming purposes with your goals, easy set-up tips, examples of how traditional and new media personalities are using it, overcoming challenges, and what the future of live streaming looks like. This will be an information-packed session with lots of take-aways for you to start streaming!
This Isn’t Your Father’s Youtube
Saturday October 16th, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
1080p HD video, live streaming, more than a billion subscription notices a week and partners making six figures a year are just a few highlights of what’s NOW. Learn the processes required to be part of this game and the profits possible from a superstar panel made up of Andrew Baron from Rocketboom.com, Kent Nichols from AskANinja.com, and Julie Perry of BlastMedia.com. Panel Host Paul Colligan will guide you through a lightening fast (but accessible) look at how you can profitably bring your content to the YouTube Screen.
How to Turn Your Blogging Hobby Into a Full Time Job
Friday October 15th, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM
|Chris Garrett||Stewart Marlborough||Zem Joaquin|
So, you’re ready to take your blogging to the next level and start making money doing what you love.What now? This all-star panel will coach you on how to properly brand yourself, create compelling content, get featured on leading publications and start reeling in that paycheck. You’ll leave with the info you need to create a roadmap and get your blogging career to where you want it to be. If you’re ready to turn your blogging talents into a career, this is a must-attend session.
The Latest Blog & Social Media News on the BlogWorld Blog & Around the Net
You can attend BlogWorld, even if you can’t fly out to Las Vegas to do so! We are now announcing VIRTUAL tickets for sale. That’s right.
You’ve heard the tips from various sources about how photos can be used to liven up your blog posts. Whether they’re supporting material for a text post or standing on their own as content, photos and other graphics give a bit of pop to the otherwise mostly-textual web.
Where we once merchandised ski boots and laptop bags, we now merchandise information, entertainment and news. The products are different, but the methods are very much the same.
Regardless of the reason for monetizing your online experience; conferences used for business development are a deduction during tax time as long as you paid for the expenses and not reimbursed.
The more TechCrunch spoke with AOL the more they saw a perfect fit. “They already own many of the top technology blogs. They already have a huge sales team in place (although our own sales team kicks ass and is staying on). And they have an internal events group that we will be able to leverage. From a product and business standpoint, it’s a perfect fit.”
Social Media Business Summit
The Social Media Business Summit is the world’s largest social media business conference! If you are a marketing professional or business owner, don’t miss the exclusive Social Media Business Summit conference presented by BlogWorld & New Media Expo. A world class opportunity to understand how to leverage Social and New Media to supercharge your company’s online presence and social community engagement, marketing campaigns and initiatives and even enterprise-wide communication with the latest online tools! Each year, this comprehensive 3-day conference features more leading Social Media experts than any other event. It’s a one-stop, cost-effective way to jump-start your online marketing strategy and hit the ground running with business growth for the new year!
Panels include The Brand of You: How to Build a Profitable Social Media Based Business, Social Media & ROI, How to Create a Social Media Policy, How to Turn Friends Into Fans and Customers, Real Time Revolution, and much more!
Venue Details: Mandalay Bay Resort
BlogWorld & New Media Expo attendees for 2010 will enjoy our new upscale event venue, Mandalay Bay Resort, where you’ll be surrounded by relaxing ambiance, convenient shopping and delicious restaurant choices right nearby.
Along with the informative sessions and amazing exhibitions, A big part of BlogWorld is the networking. We all know a lot of that networking happens at night so with help from our fabulous sponsors we host fun-filled parties at some of the coolest venues in Vegas every night!
Our friends at The Light Group (@lightgroup) are hosting two of our evening events this year. The BlogWorld 2010 Thursday Night Party will be held at the Liquid Pool Lounge at ARIA Resort & Casino at CityCenter. (More Details)
And Mashable is excited to announce MashBash BlogWorld, the Friday night party at Haze at Aria Hotel!
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Meet your next customers by becoming an exhibitor and sponsor. BlogWorld & New Media Expo attendees have a reach that extends to almost 180 million people each month with online content and social networking – therefore your reach will also extend far beyond the floor. But to grab a sponsor spot, or exhibit space, you need to act now.