Mediabistro.com Announces Program for Think Mobile Conference, April 7-8, 2010 in New York City
(New York, NY - February 23, 2010) Mediabistro.com (a division of WebMediaBrands Inc., Nasdaq: WEBM) announced today its spring Think Mobile conference program, to be held April 7-8, 2010 in New York City. Think Mobile focuses on how organizations can develop mobile content, marketing and app strategies to drive business.
"The rapidly expanding mobile market has caused a sea change in media," says Alan Meckler, CEO of WebMediaBrands. "New devices like the iPad will continue to emerge in 2010, forever changing the way content is consumed. Business models continue to develop surrounding mobile advertising, content strategy, location-based social media, and search. Think Mobile will be the destination for key mobile players to continue this conversation and realize business opportunities for advancement."
New this spring is a full day dedicated to the business of mobile app development, providing media organizations with an in-depth look at building and commercializing mobile apps. Other topics include: best practices for engaging customers through smart mobile marketing, finding value in mobile video, the importance of mobile apps, and why a cross-platform plan will improve the bottom line.
Speakers include Dermot Waters, Director of Technology and Business Strategy at CNN; Michael Gartenberg, VP Strategy and Analysis at Interpet LLC; Jason Spero, VP Marketing at Admob (recently acquired by Google); Jerry Rocha, VP Mobile Media at The Nielsen Company; Aimee Viles, VP of Emerging Media at Bravo Media; and more.
For a complete list of speakers and the agenda, visit www.thinkmobile.com.
The vendor area will be a marketplace for organizations that provide tools, technology, services and infrastructure for all aspects of the mobile world. Think Mobile will also provide the critical element that can only be found at a live event -- face-to-face conversations that lead to business development and partnership opportunities.
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Mediabistro has a full line of more than 20 in-person conference and panel events for media and technology professionals. In addition to Think Mobile, other bi-annual events include the Social Gaming Summit (May 6-7, San Francisco), Virtual Goods Summit (October, San Francisco), eBook Summit (December 15-16, NYC), and the Semantic Web Summit (November 8-9, Boston). One-day events scheduled for 2010 include the Freemium Summit (March 26, San Francisco), Social Developer Summit (June 29, San Francisco), Mediabistro Circus (May 20, NYC) and the Mediabistro Career Circus (August 4, NYC). Mediabistro also hosts more than 130 cocktail parties each year, and produces evening panels on topics including social media, journalism, advertising, design, and web content and video. For more information, visit mediabistro.com/events.
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About WebMediaBrands Inc.
WebMediaBrands (www.webmediabrands.com), headquartered in New York, NY, is a leading blog network which provides content, education, jobs, and events for business, media, and creative professionals. The company's brands include mediabistro.com, LearnNetwork, Graphics.com, AdsoftheWorld.com, BrandsoftheWorld.com, SocialTimes.com, AllFacebook.com, Freelance Connect, Semantic Web, and others.
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