I have decided to attend the in Las Vegas from November 7th until November 9th. I definitely look forward to as I will get to meet big name bloggers including Arianna Huffington, Hugh Hewitt, Mike Arrington, Om Malik, Matt Mullenweg (CEO of WordPress), Leo Laporte, Shel Israel, Michael Yon (via live video feed from Iraq), Will Leitch of Deadspin, and a hundred more.
Companies which will be there include Technorati, Feedburner, WordPress, Yahoo, Pajamas Media, b5 media, Townhall.com, Sports Blogs Nation and dozens of others on the tradeshow floor.
I am attending the following sessions:
November 7th (Wednesday)
•Opening Keynotes (8:30 AM 9:00 AM)
•Understanding the Social Media Landscape (9:15 -10:45)
•From Blog to Business: The GearLive Story (11:00AM - 12:30PM)
•Search Engine Optimization: Best Practices (2:30 - 4:00PM)
•Going Global with New Media (4:15 - 5:45PM)
•Networking Reception sponsored By FAST COMPANY (6:00 - 7:00PM)
November 8th (Thursday)
•Opening Keynotes (8:45 AM 9:45 AM)
•Smart Ways to Monetize Your Blog (10:15 AM 11:45 AM)
•PR Do’s and Don’t’s (1:30 PM 2:30 PM)
•Building a Community Around Your Blog (2:45 PM 3:45 PM)
•New Media Revenue Opportunities with YouTube, Second Life, Podcasting and More! (4:00 PM 5:00 PM)
•THE NEW MEDIA MOGULS ROUNDTABLE (5:15 PM 6:15 PM)
•Opening Night Party – Hard Rock Hotel (7:30 PM 9:30 PM)
November 9th (Friday)
•The Future of New Media Publishing Tools (8:45 AM 9:45 AM)
•Advanced Money-Making Strategies (10:15 AM - 11:45 AM)
•Using Social Media to Drive Traffic to Your Blog (1:30 PM 2:30 PM)
•Bloggers and Online Merchants: Affiliate Marketing Synergies (3:00 PM 4:00 PM)
•Featured Speaker Keynote (4:15 PM 5:15 PM)
If you decided to attend, register before Oct. 19th to save on admission. Shoot me an email, we can all get together, meetup and share with each other what we learn.
Hope to see you there!