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Marketing & Online Communities Conference: Fresh Faces and New Content about Conversational Marketing


Forum One announces discussion leaders covering the social web, community generated media, successful community campaigns, and community marketing strategies and best practices for its latest conference in New York, NY

San Francisco, CA October 23, 2008 Forum One Networks, a strategy and research group specializing in online communities, announced its discussion leaders and topics for the Marketing and Online Communities conference, which takes place in New York, NY on Wednesday, November 5, 2008. The event is designed 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.

Discussion leaders include; Elisa Camahort Page of BlogHer on the social web; Heather Lutrell of IndieClick and Belinda Lang of American Express on secrets of successful community campaigns; Heather Gold of on designing for conversation; David Rubinstein of ExpoTV and Michael Leifer of Swirl on community generated media; Brad B McCormic of Porter Novelli on the role of PR: public relationships; Mike Passcucci of Mzinga on Moderating Your Brand; Steve Broback of Parnassus Group on brand monitoring in a web 2.0 world. Peter Friedman of LiveWorld will moderate a panel discussion on integrating customer communities into the marketing mix.

We have an amazing lineup of discussion leaders for this conference, says Bill Johnston, chief community officer of Forum One Networks, and our attendee list includes great minds in online community and conversational marketing from Microsoft, TripAdvisor, Google, IBM, Autodesk, Media Bistro, American Express, BusinessWeek Digital, Satmetrix, WidgetBucks, iThinkWorks, Metacafe, Hapax, iBelong Networks, Mashable. Its the perfect opportunity for online community professionals and marketers to network, exchange ideas, and discuss trends and best practices in marketing online communities. We have focused on finding fresh voices and perspectives for this conference, not pulling the usual suspects from the web 2.0 conference circuit.

Limited seats are still available. To request an invitation for the Marketing & Online Communities conference, or for more information, please go to:

The Marketing & Online Communities conference is sponsored by: SolutionSet, LiveWorld, Mzinga and the Online Community Research Network.

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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