Deliver Your News to the World

Cost-Effective Online Community and Social Media Networking and Idea Sharing at the Online Community Unconference East


At less than $200 per admission, the Online Community Unconference East offers a low cost opportunity to access and network with online community and social media experts.

San Francisco, CA – January 28, 2009 – Forum One Networks, a strategy and research group specializing in online communities, announces attendees for the Online Community Unconference, which takes place in New York, NY on Wednesday, February 11, 2009. Conference attendees will determine the agenda the day of the event and choose session topics to lead and participate in, offering plenty of hands on learning opportunities.

In a recent study by the Online Community Research Network, “Thriving and Surviving in the Economic Downturn,” access and support from peers and building and maintaining relationships with other Community Managers and Strategists were rated as the two most important resources in a slow economy. “The Online Community Unconference East comes at a very poignant time, says Bill Johnston, Chief Community Officer of Forum One Networks, “Marketing budgets are being cut and social media and online community practitioners are being tasked with developing low cost strategies to connect with their customers through their online communities and social media. The unconference provides the attendees with a unique opportunity to connect with their peers who are doing the work, creating new strategies and forging new paths. Unconference participants will have access to content and connections that cannot be found anywhere else.”

Attendees include senior level folks from leading companies including; TechSoup Global, CafeMom, IBM, MediaVision, CBS DMG, KaBOOM!, Gather, Privo,, linkfluence inc.,, Lifetime Digital, National Wildlife Federation, GlobalGiving, Mom Central , Basex, Affinitive, Mediamark Research & Intelligence, Contagious Conversations, Answers Corp., Crowd Fusion, Inc., Amplify, YouTube/Google, Drillteam, Edelman Digital, Social Intent, Consumer Reports, eBay, BusinessWeek Digital,,,, Patricia Seybold Group.

There are several sponsorship slots still available. If interested, please contact Bill Johnston @

To register for the Online Community Unconference, or for more information, please go to:

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.



 online community
 social media
 online community strategy
 online community events
 social media marketing

This news content may be integrated into any legitimate news gathering and publishing effort. Linking is permitted.

News Release Distribution and Press Release Distribution Services Provided by WebWire.