Yahoo Reveals Agenda For Mobile Developer Conference

About a year ago, Yahoo held its first ever developer conference in San Francisco. In December, the company announced the next one. The Yahoo Mobile Developer Conference will be held on February 18 at The Masonic in San Francisco. Today,…

Microsoft Launches ‘Envision’ Event For Business Leaders

Microsoft recently announced the launch of Microsoft Envision, which it describes as a new flagship event for business leaders. The event will feature keynotes and interactive sessions with “a broad slate of visionaries, experts and innovators” as well as industry-specific…

Yahoo Announces Next Mobile Developer Conference

Around this time last year, Yahoo announced its first ever developer conference the Yahoo Mobile Developer Conference, which would be held this past February in San Francisco. At this event, the company launched its mobile developer suite to help developers…

Facebook Set To Have Biggest F8 To Date

Facebook announced on Tuesday that developers can now register for this year’s F8 developer conference, which will take place on March 25 and 26 at San Francisco’s Fort Mason Center. The company says this will be its biggest F8 to…

Twitter’s Flock Developer Series & Hatch Contest: What You Need To Know

Twitter is wooing developers more than ever in 2015. It’s hard to believe, but the company only recently held its first-ever developer conference, Flight. The October event saw the unveiling of Twitter’s Fabric developer kits and Digits sign-in. There are…

Wakefield And Associates on the Importance of Attending Industry Conferences and Seminars

Commissioned News Story (Source: Wakefield and Associates) Accounts Receivable professionals recently gathered at a management seminar in Chicago. ACA International, The Association of Credit and Collection Professionals, hosts a variety of events, including a seminar where credit and accounts receivable professionals can…

Twitter Flight Is Twitter’s First Mobile Developer Conference

Twitter announced the launch of a new (apparently annual) mobile developer conference called Twitter Flight. The news comes days after the company introduced a new buy button, which will enable users to purchase items directly from tweets. The event will…

Kevin Spacey To Tell The Advertising Industry What’s Up

Frank Underwood himself will be headlining the Interactive Advertising Bureau’s Mixx Conference next month, the IAB announced. Kevin Spacey will will deliver a keynote address on September 30th, with a “special presentation discussing how digital platforms are transforming the way…

Kevin Spacey Will School The Content Marketing Industry This Year

Well, you if you weren’t already planning on attending Content Marketing World this year, you have a big reason to do so now. It was announced on Friday that Kevin Spacey will be headlining the event, providing the closing keynote.…

Apple’s WWDC Kicks Off June 10th, To Focus on ‘Future of iOS and OS X’

Apple has just announced that it’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference will begin this year on June 10th and run through June 14th. It’ll take place at San francisco’s Moscone West. Tickets go on sale tomorrow, April 25th, at 10 am…

Facebook Announces Mobile DevCon 2013 Cities and Dates

Today, Facebook has unveiled the cities and dates for their 2013 Mobile DevCon. This year, you’ll have three chances to catch the mobile developer conference: april 18th in New York, May 2nd in London, and May 7th in Seoul, South…

So What’s Microsoft’s “Major Announcement” Going to Be?

Through an exclusive invite to a Microsoft “Media Event,” Mashable is reporting that the tech company is planning to make some waves next week with a “major Microsoft announcement” in Los Angeles. According to the invite, virtually no clue is…

BlogWorld & New Media Expo Gets A New (Yet Familiar) Name

BlogWorld & New Media Expo co-founders Rick Calvert and Dave Cynkin announced that they’re renaming the popular conference series to just New Media Expo, or NMX. Calvert said, “When we started BlogWorld in 2006 the new media industry hadn’t really…

GameStop Announces Opens EXPO to PowerUp Rewards Members

Until now, GameStop’s annual EXPO conference has been exclusively for GameStop employees. Today, GameStop has announced it is opening up the conference to a wider audience. Members of GameStop’s PowerUp Rewards program are invited to attend the conference, which will…

Amazon Web Services Announces a New Tech Conference, AWS re:Invent

Amazon Web Services (AWS), Amazon’s cloud services division, has announced it is sponsoring a new technology conference surrounding AWS technologies and solutions. The conference will take place in Las Vegas on Novermber 27-29 of this year. The conference will educate…

Google I/O Registration Kicks Off March 27th

Google’s I/O developers conference will take place on June 27th – 29th at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. The annual gathering is where Google say you can come to “learn to latest web, mobile, and social breakthrough and meet…

Google Gives PyCon 2011 Special Nod

PyCon – the largest annual conference related to the Python programming language – is almost here, and Google wants everyone to get excited about it.  The company made clear today that it will have a significant presence there and considers…

Hulu To Show TED Conference Clips

TED conferences are elite – and well-respected – events.  People are so eager to attend them that tickets costing $6,000 each are snapped up in no time at all.  Only now, videos of many TEDTalks will be available for free through Hulu and Hulu Plus.

Admittedly, this isn’t too huge a breakthrough in one sense; 886 video clips have already been posted at ted.com/talks, so anybody who knew what he (or she) was looking for was almost sure to find it.

Google Exits Conference Due To Oracle Suit

Organizers of the JavaOne and Oracle Develop conference may be fielding more than a few emails and phone calls about refunds this afternoon.  Google, which was supposed to have a significant presence at the event, backed out today due to the lawsuit Oracle brought against it.

Social Media Changes Event Planning

It used to be you spent five minutes registering for an event, and then showed up on the big day, went to a few workshops, drank two free Coronas, and went home.

Social media changes all of that, enabling events and their planners to have long-term, nuanced, shifting interactions with attendees.

I gave a speech last week in suburban Cincinnati to the Mid-American chapter of Meeting Planners International, titled “7 Ways to Use Social Media to Create Buzz-Worthy Events”.