June 24, 2008

Metzger Associates and Business Wire Present 3rd Annual New Media Summit

To succeed in today's ever-changing media landscape, business leaders must understand that media as we know it is constantly being redefined. Whether it's Facebook or MySpace, blogging, Twittering or text messaging, social media applications have defined what's often called Web 2.0. These applications are truly showing us a glimpse of the future of communications. For the third year, Metzger Associates, the award-winning integrated strategy and communications firm, will host the New Media Summit, a venue dedicated to exploring emerging trends and technologies and to examining how new media strategies are reshaping business best practices across the board. This year's summit features many of the country's leading journalists covering the new media space.

 What:       Metzger Associates 3rd Annual New Media Summit sponsored by Business Wire  Where:      St. Julien Hotel 900 Walnut St. Boulder, CO 80302  When:       Monday, July 14, 2008 2-7 p.m.  Who:        Monika Maeckle, VP New Media, Business Wire, will moderate the panel. Panelists include: -- Brian Morrisey, Digital Editor, AdWeek Magazine -- Daisy Whitney, New Media Reporter, TelevisionWeek -- Kimberly Johnson, Business Reporter, Denver Post -- Doyle Albee, New Media Practice Director, Metzger Associates  In addition to the panel, two break-out sessions examining specific social media tactics will be presented. Attendees may attend both sessions and the panel discussion.  Cost:       $50/person TO REGISTER:Email [email protected] no later than July 11. 

About Metzger Associates:

Boulder-based Metzger Associates is the Rocky Mountain region's premier integrated strategy and communications firm. Since 1991, Metzger Associates' strategic methodology and keen focus on business goals have created value for innovative growth companies ranging from the Fortune 500 to early stage companies. For more information, please visit www.metzger.com.

About Business Wire:

Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is utilized by thousands of member companies and organizations to transmit their full-text news releases, regulatory filings, photos and other multimedia content to journalists, news media, trade publications, institutional and individual investors, financial information services, regulatory authorities, Internet portals, information web sites, business-to-business decision-makers and consumers worldwide. With a news distribution network spanning 150 countries and 45 languages, Business Wire's multi-channel delivery network has access to dozens of international and national news agency networks throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa. The Business Wire news network is powered by its patented NX high-speed data platform and supports XML, XHTML and XBRL code to deliver the most sophisticated news file to enhance news release interactivity, customization and search engine optimization. Business Wire has 31 bureaus in cities including New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston, Miami, Paris, Frankfurt, London, Brussels, Tokyo, Toronto and Sydney with reciprocal offices throughout the world. Business Wire was founded in 1961.