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Social Marketing Thought Leaders Convene at Marketing and Online Communities Conference


Forum One Networks announces first round discussion leaders and social marketing topics for invitation-based conference to be held on Nov. 5th in New York City.

San Francisco, CA – September 25, 2008 – Forum One Networks, a strategy and research group specializing in online communities, announced its discussion leaders for the latest invitation-based Marketing and Online Communities Conference to be held in New York City on November 5, 2008. The conference will bring together thought leaders from the marketing and online community sectors to discuss marketing challenges – and unprecedented opportunities – in online communities.

Discussion leaders include; Heather Gold on designing for conversation; Elisa Camahort Page of BlogHer and Deb Shultz on the social web; Heather Luttrell of 3jane and indieclick and Belinda Lang of American Express on secrets of successful community campaigns; David Rubinstein of ExpoTV on community generated media; Peter Friedman of LiveWorld as moderator for a panel discussion on integrating customer communities into the marketing mix.

Bill Johnston, chief community officer of Forum One Networks describes the type or people that attend the event, “the Marketing and Online Communities Conference is the perfect event for agencies seeking to better understand the possibilities of online communities, brand managers looking to engage in community-building activities and community experts seeking to expand marketing relationships.” With limited attendance, the invitation-only event allows for lively, interactive discussions among participants and speakers. “I’m very excited about our session leaders, who will be covering overarching strategy and trends, as well as talking about specific case studies, like the American Express Members project,” says Johnston.

Professionals interested in attending the event should request an invitation at

About Forum One Networks
Forum One Networks is a division of Forum One Communications, a web strategy and development group based in Alexandria, Virginia, with offices in the California Bay Area. Forum One Networks produces events, conducts research, and provides networking and strategic consulting for online community and social media professionals.


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