Conferences and cocktail parties for media professionals
Learn the steps to take your book from manuscript to published eBook – without a publisher or agent.
December 5 - December 19, 2013
Gain real-world insight and a thorough understanding of the fundamental concepts, tools, and solutions which are key to the rapidly emerging area of social gambling and gaming.
December 10-11, 2013 | MGM Grand Las Vegas
Learn how virtual currencies are taking off, with processing systems becoming more reliable and traditional merchants adopting new forms of payment. Join entrepreneurs, investors, and finance professionals to explore what business opportunities are on the horizon.
December 10-11, 2013 | MGM Grand Las Vegas
February 12-13, 2014 | Kalkscheune Berlin
New York City
April 28-29, 2014 | New Yorker Hotel
Discover how social media is changing the television industry through Twitter, Facebook, apps, and social platforms. Join TV execs, producers, marketers, social media experts, and social TV entrepreneurs as we look at the future of social TV.
December 13, 2013 | Marina del Rey Marriott
Get up and running on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Foursquare, Quora, Instagram, and Tumblr with hands-on training from experts. Watch live how-to sessions, work one-on-one with an advisor throughout the week, and complete assignments tailored to your personal goals.
January 14 - February 11, 2014
Use a social media marketing strategy to drive sales and engagement. Over 6 weeks, you'll learn from social media thought leaders in live keynote sessions and work with an advisor to create your own strategy in this hybrid course and event.
January 30 - March 6, 2014
Delve into the current and future impact of 3D printing, as well as its applications and services with leading industry experts.
March 10-11, 2014 | Berlin, Estrel Hotel
April 2-4, 2014 | New York City, Javits Convention Center
April 16-17, 2014 | Sao Paulo, World Trade Center
June 11-13, 2014 | Seoul, Kintex Exhibition Center
July 9-10, 2014 | Melbourne
July 18-19, 2014 | Tokyo, Big Sight
July 2014 | Shenzhen
August 26-27 , 2014 | Hong Kong, Asian World Expo
October 21-23, 2014 | Santa Clara Convention Center
Grasp key skills for engaging influencers across platforms and take your brand’s social media marketing strategy to the next level through first-hand case studies and practitioner presentations on effective Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Tumblr campaigns.
May 5-6, 2014 | Hyatt Regency San Francisco
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How to submit a speaker
To submit a speaker for consideration, please email the following materials to firstname.lastname@example.org:
- Biography and headshot of proposed speaker
- The event you are submitting the speaker for, and reason why he/she is a good fit
- Links to any appearances, previous speaking gigs, video, podcasts, or press
- Appropriate contact information
Speakers should be submitted 90+ days prior to the event.
Please note that, due to the overwhelming number of submissions we receive, only individuals who are selected to speak will receive a reply. Although we truly appreciate all your ideas and proposals, it is simply not feasible for us to respond personally to every submission.
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Mediabistro Book Club
Mediabistro is proud to announce the Mediabistro Book Club, where authors can highlight their latest work to cocktail party attendees. At each event, four authors will mingle and share drinks with mediabistro.com's influential audience and read a two minute selection from their work.
To be considered, please apply at least two months prior to the party you would like to be included in. You will be notified of your acceptance one month prior to the party. Parties will be held quarterly and co-hosted by Mediabistro GalleyCat editors. One application per literary work, please.
For authors selected, Mediabistro will:
- Mention author in party email invitation (over 30,000 sent) and on the event listing with a link to the author's website
- Photograph the event and post all pictures to Flickr -- follow up email will have a link to the Flickr site
- 7:00-7:30 Cocktails & mingling
- 7:30-8:15 Readings
- 8:15-9:00 More mingling with media peers
To apply, click on the party you would like to be chosen for:
- There are no parties at this time.
Mediabistro Book Club past featured authors: Jen Adams, Jennifer Abernethy, Andrew Altschul, Nelson Aspen, Toby Ball, Sanjiv Bhattacharya, Barbara Browning, Jamie Cat Callan, Thomas Chatterton Williams, Susie DeFord, David Farley, Margaret Floyd, Jonathan Franklin, Melissa Ford, Steve Friedman, Richard Grossman, Judy Gruen, Gar Anthony Haywood, Jane Hodges, Carl Hoffman, Abigail Johnson Dodge, Caitlin Kelly, Nicola Kraus, Grace Krilanovich, Jim Krusoe, Shana Mahaffey, Joseph Mattson, Suzanne McGee, Emma McLaughlin, Jillian Medoff, Lisa Napoli, Alix Ohlin, Alex Palmer, Victoria Patterson, Kitty Pilgrim, Nicole Porter, Joanne Rocklin, Emily Rogan, Douglas Rushkoff, Susan Schneider, Joel Schwartzberg, Karen Stabiner, Kio Stark, Alix Strauss, Francis Tapon, Tere Tereba, Laura Vanderkam, Amy Whitaker, Kara Whitely, Ben H. Winters, Denis Wood, and Susan Wright
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