Largest Blogging Conference in the World Brings Together New Media Mavericks and Experts to Inform, Share Experiences and Inspire
LAS VEGAS – BlogWorld & New Media Expo, the first and only conference dedicated to blogging and new media, is bringing an all-star roster of speakers to Las Vegas – with more than 150 thought leaders across every major industry. The Conference and Expo will be held Sept. 20-21 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Registration is open at www.blogworldexpo.com.
As the only industry-wide tradeshow, conference and media event dedicated to promoting blogging and new media, BlogWorld includes more than 50 seminars, panel discussions and keynotes from industry luminaries iconic personalities, and world-renowned blogging and new media experts.
Featured in the exciting line-up is a keynote panel with Tim Ferriss, author of the #1 New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and BusinessWeek bestseller, The 4-Hour Workweek; Rohit Bhargava, senior vice president of Digital Strategy & Marketing at Ogilvy 360 and author of Personality Not Included; and Mike Shinoda, of the multi-platinum selling band Linkin Park.
A key highlight of the conference is quite possibly the single biggest blockbuster monetization panel ever assembled, featuring five of the world’s most successful online entrepreneurs. This session, “Making Money Online with a Blog,” will be moderated by leading expert, Jim Kukral. Panel participants include big-time money making bloggers – John Chow, Brian Clark, Zac Johnson, Darren Rowse, and Shoemoney.
Other speakers in BlogWorld’s all-star line-up for 2008 include:
* Leading Milblogger (military blogger) voices including: Matt Burden (Black Five), Greyhawk (Mudville Gazette), General George William Casey, Jr. (the 36th and current Chief of Staff of the United States Army), Bill Roggio, and Pam Spaulding.
* Political bloggers such as Ed Morrissey (Hot Air, Formerly Captains Quarters), Jane Hamsher (Firedog Lake), Hugh Hewitt, Roger L. Simon (Pajamas Media), John Hinderacker (Powerline Blog), Matt Yglesias (Think Progress), and Erin Kotecki Vest (Queen of Spain).
* A diverse list of prominent new media experts and practitioners, including Laura Fitton (Pistachio on Twitter), Chris Brogan, Brian Solis, Shawn Collins, Jason Falls, Deborah Ng, Lee Odden, Elisa Camahort Page, Wendy Piersall, Lucretia Pruitt (Geek Mommy), Steve Rubel, Tim Street (FrenchMaidTV), and Lorelle Van Fossen (Lorelle on WordPress).
Alongside the conference, BlogWorld features the world’s largest blogging tradeshow with an abundance of products and services designed to help bloggers and new media entrepreneurs improve the look and functionality of their blogs, increase their readership and monetize their blog. On the BlogWorld show floor, bloggers will find suppliers like Web hosting companies, blog publishing software, podcasting services, RSS syndication services, new media advertising networks, news readers, aggregators, computer hardware and software, widgets, badges and plug-ins, Wi-Fi services and affiliate program partners.
BlogWorld & New Media Expo sponsors include Investor Village, Six Apart, Southwest Airlines, Fast Company, Pajamas Media, Mashable, b5media, Technorati, YBN and more. Additional information on BlogWorld & New Media Expo, including speaker topics, session descriptions and registration details, is available at www.blogworldexpo.com.
About BlogWorld & New Media Expo
BlogWorld & New Media Expo is the first and only industry-wide tradeshow, conference and media event dedicated to promoting the dynamic industry of blogging and new media. BlogWorld features dozens of seminars, panel discussions and keynotes from iconic personalities on the leading-edge of online technology and Internet-savvy business. Designed to give participants the strategies, tools and technologies they need to stake their claim in the blogosphere, BlogWorld takes place at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Sept. 20-21. More information on BlogWorld & New Media Expo can be found at www.blogworldexpo.com.