BlogWorld New York Announces Line-Up of Exhibitors for June 5-7 Conference and Tradeshow
NEW YORK, May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — The countdown to the world’s largest social media event is on. This June 5-7, New York City welcomes back BlogWorld & New Media Expo to the Javits Center. For the second year in a row, BlogWorld will be co-located with Book Expo America, North America’s largest annual book industry convention.
BlogWorld is excited to welcome more than 50 new and returning exhibitors and sponsors to its East Coast event. BlogWorld’s expo floor will feature businesses and new media marketplace technologies, including social media software, blogging platforms, advertising networks, social media monitoring services, live streaming equipment and software, video and podcast hosting services, mobile devices, social media consulting services and more.
“BlogWorld is the place where new media becomes new business,” said Rick Calvert, CEO and co-founder of BlogWorld & New Media Expo. “Our attendees reach and influence over 250 million people and generate 400 million impressions over the course of the event. Our exhibitors and sponsors see the unique value this opportunity offers and return year-after-year.”
This year’s exhibitors include the following leading businesses in the new media and Internet space from the United States, Europe and the Middle East:
.ME Registry – .ME gives a truly personal tone to domain names with its unforgettable meaning and limitless word combination possibilities. Attendees that are looking for a name that speaks for itself should visit .ME at booth 500.
Stitcher Radio – Stitcher, the award-winning podcasting mobile app, is the sponsor of BlogWorld’s Podcast Pavilion, booth 113. Stitcher representatives will be available to chat with podcasters about the value of the Stitcher service and the best way to get content discovered by an engaged audience. There will be contests for attendees who download the app or submit shows to the Stitcher platform. Additionally, Stitcher will feature a special BlogWorld Station, which will include and promote podcasters who are broadcasting and covering the event. Stitcher’s CEO, Noah Shanok will be speaking on a panel entitled: The Future of Podcast Distribution & Content Strategies, taking place June 6 at 2:30 p.m.
SocialChorus – BlogWorld has partnered with SocialChorus, a Social SaaS Company that helps brands find and connect to the people whose social influence matters most. SocialChorus bridges the gap between influencers and brands. The SocialChorus Influencer Relationship Marketing platform allows brands and agencies to create mutually beneficial relationships with influencers through authentic interactions. Attendees can visit SocialChorus at booth 107 to learn how they can work with over 25 Fortune 500 brands and gain exclusive access to interview BlogWorld speakers and sponsors at the SocialChorus Influencer Interview Lounge.
WordPress – WordPress is Open Source web software you can use to create a beautiful website or blog. It’s developed by a community of volunteers from all over the world, and used for sites from personal blogs to CNN. Attendees can visit the WordPress “Happiness Bar” (we can’t call it Genius) at booth 301 to chat and learn from volunteer WP experts from around the country and become part of the community. They can also pick up a cool sticker, shirt, pin, or iPhone case in the process.
Overblog – Overblog is a platform that brings your fragmented social and blog posts from across the web into one single real-time stream, because bloggers want visibility, consistency and exposure. On Thursday, June 7 at 3:45 pm, Overblog will present for the first time The blogging secrets of 5000 influencers from around the world, a study co-led with BlogWorld. Jason Falls, named by Forbes as one of the top 10 most influential social media personalities, will be joining the team to co-present the findings. The team is coming all the way from Paris for the launch and will host a French aperitif at booth 313 on June 6.
Simul TV – Simul TV, the next evolution in social TV, will launch this year at BlogWorld at booth 106. Revolutionary technology will allow viewers to engage with their favorite video entertainment like never before. Imagine TV plus social interaction: friends and family, picture-in-picture with each other while simultaneously sharing streaming content.
YouSayToo – YouSayToo is a platform where people create communities around the content they’re passionate about — and brands find audiences who are eager to engage. This community driven media platform is formally launching at BlogWorld at booth 307. YouSayToo will offer a content-creator speaker series showing attendees how they can help connect them with the audiences they deserve. YouSayToo is growing its partner community of individual curators and strong corporate brands and will be hosting an invite-only lunch on Wednesday, June 6, “The Magic of Multiple Mediums: Transmedia Storytelling Across Platforms.”
First-time BlogWorld exhibitors include: Overblog, Commun.it from Israel, Microsoft Hotmail, LinkShare, Pond 5, Post Release, Rawporter, Simul TV, Emailvision, Slingshot SEO, SplashNews, Spreecast, YouSayToo, Inc. and HostDime.
BlogWorld & New Media Expo is sponsored by .ME,? Stitcher Radio,? Social Chorus, WordPress,?Overblog,? Stickam,? Simul TV,? Social Moms,? SEOMoz,? engag.io, ?Mobile Roadie,? SAG/AFTRA,?Mobile Libris,? Social Radius, YouSayToo, GeekBeatTV, MyDamnChannel, PR Newswire, ?NewTek,?TechZulu and more.
About BlogWorld & New Media Expo
BlogWorld & New Media Expo is the first and only industry-wide tradeshow, conference and media event dedicated to promoting the dynamic industry of new media. Thousands of attendees representing 50 countries learn about Content Creation, Distribution, Monetization and Social Media Marketing strategies, including step-by-step techniques and leading-edge tools from the most successful and influential Bloggers, Podcasters, Web TV content creators, Social Influencers, New Media Pros and Online Journalists. In the New Media Expo, attendees converge on the only comprehensive new media tradeshow to network, find solutions and make important new media strategy, service and product purchase decisions.
Social Media Business Summit, presented exclusively at BlogWorld, is the world’s premier social media business conference for business owners, marketing executives and online entrepreneurs. Attendees will learn how to effectively use social media to reach new customers, build communities around their brands and grow their businesses online with best strategies and social media practices.
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