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Subject: Tech and Bus Conferences
Category: Computers > Internet
Asked by: seeker868-ga
List Price: $50.00
Posted: 11 May 2006 10:03 PDT
Expires: 10 Jun 2006 10:03 PDT
Question ID: 727725
Question: What Tech and Bus Conferences/tradeshows should
"photobucket" (www.photobucket.com) attend in the remainder of 2006 to
raise visibility with the BUSINESS community? (US only)

Goal: To raise the visibiltiy for hot startup, photobucket, with the
busienss community (potential partners, advertisers, etc.)  Versus,
most companies go to conferences and tradeshows to gain visibility
with customers.  We are interested in speaking or sponsors
opportuntities
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Subject: Re: Tech and Bus Conferences
Answered By: czh-ga on 25 May 2006 16:53 PDT
 
Hello again seeker868-ga,

I?m a happy user of Photobucket and I see that you recently got a
$10.5M infusion of funding. My research also shows that your recent
addition of video hosting capability has been tremendously successful.

My search strategy was to find conferences, trade shows, meetings and
expos that bring together companies in the social networking, online
publishing, Web 2.0 space generally and photo/video sharing
specifically. This is such a young field and there are so many players
jostling for position that it?s challenging to figure out the best
places to try to find connections in the business community in general
and sponsor opportunities in particular.

One approach would be to identify groups / companies / businesses that
are already using or planning to use photo sharing for commercial
purposes. The real estate industry comes to mind since they have a
need to share photos of their properties. You could identify other
industries and find their conferences for opportunities to make
connections.

A more broad-based approach would be to identify events where
companies and thought leaders involved with various aspects of Web 2.0
gather. I concentrated on this avenue and I?ve listed the results in
choronological order. Since I don?t know your strategy, I may have
included conferences that at first glance may not be of interest. I
took a brainstorming approach to help you spark your own ideas about
who are the companies and people you want to connect with.

Finally, I?ve also listed some websites for companies that present
multiple shows and events to help you continue your explorations.

I hope the information I?ve provided will be useful and that
Photobucket will continue to be wildly successful.

All the best.

~ czh ~


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EVENTS IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER
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http://www.content2point0.com/2006/
CONTENT 2.0 - The UKs Digital Media Conference
June 6, 2006
RSA, 8 John Adam Street, London WC2N 6EZ.

This year, CONTENT2.0 will bring together some of the foremost
thinkers and experts from both the UK and across the globe to discuss
and debate the real value of content via a mix of keynotes, panels and
head-to-heads.

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http://vloggercon.com/
VLOGGERCON 2006 (Video Bloggers)
June 10-11, 2006
San Francisco

VLOGGERCON 2006 is the intersection between media-makers and
technology. A space for dialog and interaction. Of creation and
collaboration. A media village born on the internet, and making camp
for one weekend in San Francisco.

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http://www.nextmedia2006.com/conference.php
nextMEDIA 2006
June 9-11, 2006
Banff, Canada

Multi-Platform Distribution of Digital Content:
The theme of nextMEDIA 2006 focuses on Digital content that is
seamlessly integrated into our lives and distributed across multiple
platforms according to each user's schedule and demands.

Community and Content:
nextMEDIA 2006 will examine how new media technologies are
facilitating community-building opportunities around content. Google
Video, Current TV, Flickr and My Space are banking on social
networking tools, virtual communities and broadband distribution of
content to create entirely new models around content aggregation and
content distribution.

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http://conferences.oreillynet.com/where2006/
Where 2.0 Conference
The Future of Mapping and Local Search
June 13 ? 14, 2006
San Jose

Everything Happens Somewhere. Be there when it happens here. The Where
2.0 Conference brings together the people, projects, and issues
leading the charge into the location based technological frontier.
Join us to debate and discuss what's viable now, and what's lurking
just below the radar. There's no better place to meet the people
behind the mash-ups and platforms, and the folks looking ahead to the
future of geospace.

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http://undertheradarblog.com/under-the-radar-digital-media-conference/
Under the Radar Conference: Why Digital Media Matters
June 14, 2006 | 8:00am - 6:00pm | 
Mountain View, Ca. | Microsoft Campus

Just when they had the Internet figured out, big media?s running
scared again. The power of participatory publishing has taken the
blogosphere from laughing stock to triple threat: First text blogs
knocked the wind out of the old world newspapers; then Yahoo bet big
on photo sharing by buying Flickr; iTunes has used podcasts to bring
back radio shows; now YouTube and a mob of ?vlogging? technologies are
pulling eyeballs away from network and cable TV.

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http://www.supernova2006.com/go
Supernova 2006
June 21-23, 2006
San Francisco, CA

Making Connections in a Complex World
Just connecting to the network is no longer enough. In today?s
chaotic, interconnected environment, success requires the ability to
identify
key relationships, and to stand out from the crowd. New industry
ecosystems are developing, while new forms of innovation emerge on top
of connected platforms.

At Supernova, we bring together business, government, and technology
thought leaders to understand how decentralization and pervasive
connectivity are changing our world.

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http://upcoming.org/event/71805
Barcamp San Francisco 
Saturday, June 24, 2006 - Sunday, June 25, 2006 (9:30 AM - 8:00 PM) 

Designed to coincide with Suprnova and the 1 year anniversary of
Microformats... Barcamp is coming to San Francisco!
Event Website: http://barcamp.org/BarCampSanFrancisco 

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http://www.bloggercon.org/
BloggerCon IV: June 23-24 in SF

We've got two venues committed now, so there will be at least two
tracks. We're working on space for another track and I'm starting to
put together a grid, and a list of DLs I want. If you've been a DL at
a previous BloggerCon and are available to do this one, please let me
know. No guarantees, but it would help to get things together more
quickly, and given the closeness of the dates, time is of the essence.

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http://www.gnomedex.com/
Gnomedex 6.0: A Higher Resolution 
June 29th - July 1st, 2006
Bell Harbor Conference Center in Seattle, WA 
Because v5.0 was awesome

What is Gnomedex...
Business Models Brought to Life 
The People Aggregator 
A tap into the Conversation Economy 
Movers, Shakers, & Deal Makers 
Thought Leaders, Industry Influencers, Entrepreneurs 
Continuous online conversation and PR 
The most affordable conference of its kind 
Important for new, existing company strategies 
Essential for the success of Internet businesses 
An annual conference that sells out early 

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http://www.webvisionsevent.com/about/
WebVisions 2006
July 20?21, 2006
Oregon Convention Center, Portland, OR

WebVisions explores the future of design, content creation, user
experience and business strategy to uncover the trends and agents of
change that will shatter your assumptions about the Web. Be ready to
network, share ideas and be inspired by an all-star lineup of
speakers.

Over the past six years, we've built a loyal audience of designers,
developers and industry leaders. I invite you to join us for an event
that's seen as "the creative conference for the Web."

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http://www.inman.com/connectsf/sf.aspx
Real Estate Connect SF 2006:
The Power Event Where Technology and Real Estate Meet
San Francisco, CA, Palace Hotel
July 26-28, 2006

For 10 years Real Estate Connect has been the premier event where
leaders in real estate, technology and innovation gather to discover
one another, make deals and set the agenda for the market.

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http://blogher.org/about-blogher-conference-06
BlogHer Conference '06
July 28th and 29th, 2006
Hyatt San Jose in San Jose, CA.
 How are your blogs changing your world? More here.

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http://www.ihollywoodforum.com/MESSept2006.htm
Mobile Entertainment Summit
September 11, 2006
Los Angeles

Join the dynamic deal-making environment between content owners and
distributors where we discuss the hottest trends for mobile content
and applications.

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http://www.von.com/
Fall 2006 VON Conference & Expo
Voice. Video & Vision
September 11-14, 2006 ? 
Boston, MA
Network with the movers and shakers of the IP communications industry, including: 
	Investors 
	Telcos 
	Carriers 
	Cable 
	Analysts 
	ISPs 
	Regulators and Policy Makers 
	Software Companies 
	Equipment Manufacturers 
	Enterprise End Users 
	Content Providers 
	IPTV Pioneers 
	Broadcasters 
	Portal Players 
	Wi-Fi Service Providers 
	Voice over Broadband Providers 
	Video Products and Services 

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http://www.web2con.com/
Web 2.0 Conference, Disruption & Opportunity
November 7-9, 2006
Palace Hotel, San Francisco

http://www.web2con.com/pub/w/49/overview.html
2006 Conference Topics will Include: 
 -- Defining Web 3.0: What's Next? 
 -- Collision of the Titans: Publishers v. Platforms 
 -- Collective Intelligence or The Madness of Crowds? 
 -- What Might Go Wrong in Web 2.0? 
 -- Is the IPO Culture Over? 
 -- Launch Pad 2.0
 -- The Tiered Internet: A Debate 
 -- Web 2.0 in China 
 -- High Order Bits 
 -- Disrupting the Disruptors: Incumbents Strike Back 
 -- Privacy and Trust: Who Owns Your Data? 


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MULTIPLE CONFERENCE SOURCES
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http://upcoming.org/popular/
Most Popular Events

After registering you can search for events using a variety of
parameters and filters.

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http://conferences.oreillynet.com/
O'Reilly Conferences

Many of the O?Reilly conferences might be of interest to you.

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http://www.interaction-design.org/calendar/
What is Interaction-Design.org?

So far, this website features the beginnings of a free, open-content,
peer-reviewed Encyclopedia covering terms from the disciplines of
Interaction Design, Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), Design, Human
Factors, Usability, Information Architecture, and related fields. By
using the Creative Commons Copyright Licence, the Encyclopedia is in
effect the property of the Interaction Design community, not of this
specific website.

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http://www.ihollywoodforum.com/index.htm
iHollywood Forum, Inc. ? Calendar of Events

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http://www.jupiterevents.com/
Jupiter Events from Jupiter Media

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http://www.tsnn.com/
Ultimate Trade Show Resource

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http://www.pulvermedia.com/calendar.php
pulvermedia is the leading integrated media company that specializes
in building communities and providing marketplace access through its
unparalleled blend of trade shows, publications, web channels, and
progressive cutting-edge media.


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"photo sharing" OR "image OR video hosting"  industry OR market
"web 2.0" " trade show"  OR conference OR expo
Visual OR photo OR video content hosting 
online OR web publishing services
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