LinkedIn Group’s Sales/Marketing Professionals Promoting HighTech in Los Angeles

. July 25, 2009 . 0 Comments

LinkedIn Group “Sales and Marketing Professionals Promoting HighTech and Technology in Los Angeles” invites you to the first group’s networking reception and panel which is produced in association with iHollywood Forum at the conclusion of their 7th annual Digital Media Summit. Over 200 are expected to attend from LinkedIn members and the Digital Media Summit attendees. The cocktail party is from 6pm-9pm on Wednesday, July 29 at UCLA Covel Commons.
Qualified press can receive a comp ticket by contacting event organiziers. Qualified press include editorial press only for commercial print, news, blogs, online, or trade outlets and must apply in advance for approval.
All others can purchase tickets for only $20 at:
http://www.linkedin7-29.eventbrite.com
To learn more about the Digital Media Summit from 9am-6pm, go to www.ihollywoodforum.com/digitalmediasummit or you can register at:
:www.digitalmediasummit.eventbrite.com. You can also call 310 736 1541 or send an email to hollywoodjournal@gmail.com.
The LinkedIn “Sales and Marketing Professionals Promoting HighTech and Technology in Los Angeles and its Vicinity”,
http://www.linkedin.com/groupRegistration?gid=1827… is the largest LinkedIn group in Los Angeles with about 4000 members. Or call Tommy Orpaz at 818 825-8167.
Address: UCLA , Covel Commons, 200 De Neve Dr. , Los Angeles, CA 90024 . Parking permits can be puchased from kiosk for adjacent UCLA lots.
Register now at : http://www.linkedin7-29.eventbrite.com
Program:
6:00 – 7:30 pm – Networking reception.
7:30 – 9:00 pm – Panel discussion on Using Social Networking to Generate Revenue
Our panelists will share the ways that social media is utilized for branding companies and individuals and social networking as a business strategy.
The panelists:
Fernando Espuelas , Host & Managing Editor at Cafe Espuelas on 1020am in Los Angeles
This is a radio talk show broadcast live M-F on 1020 AM. It is the number 1 rated Spanish language AM station in Los Angeles, part of the Univision Radio Network. Espuelas founded StarMedia, the first multi-platform digital media company for Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking people worldwide. StarMedia transcended national barriers, becoming the most recognized pan-Latin new media brand, eventually serving 25 million people per month. Espuelas went on to raise $500 million dollars for StarMedia in a combination of private and public offerings, including raising the first dollar of venture funding and the first IPO for a Latin Internet company.
Lane Soelberg, President – COOP Media Ventures
Creating engaging story systems around a brand and its community are his specialty.
The COOP is a brand entertainment boutique, which has served clients such as Ford, Mazda, Gateway, Virgin Mobile, Microsoft, Intel, and Chili’s.
Majid Abai, Chief Executive of Pringo, Inc.
This is an Enterprise Social Networking platform provider located in Los Angeles. His topics:
• What Are Enterprise Social Networks (ESN)?
• Effects of ESN on Business
• Convergence of ESN and Enterprise Portals
• ESN as a Marketing tool
• How Bank of America, Jack-in-the-Box, and other companies established successful ESNs
Neal Schaffer, Author
Author of “Windmill Networking: Understanding, Leveraging & Maximizing LinkedIn” . His topics are: LinkedIn LIONs and the benefits of open networking.
Brian Selzer , Executive and digital/social media producer ; Founder of Omgento .
Brian Selzer is a creative executive and digital media producer who has made a career pushing the boundaries of interactive entertainment. He has created, produced, and distributed multimedia content to a client list that includes Fox, Universal, Warner Brothers, Sony, Activision, EA, Marvel, Hasbro, Nike, Lego, Honda and many others. His topic: Augmented Reallity, as recently featured in the NY Times, http://www.nytimes.com/2009/07/12/business/12proto…
Contacts:
For more information about the Linked In Group, please contact Tommy Orpaz, tommy@orpaz.org , (818) 825-8167 or join the LinkedIn Group Sales and Marketing Professionals Promoting HighTech and Technology in Los Angeles, at http://www.nytimes.com/2009/07/12/business/12proto…
The LinkedIn “Sales and Marketing Professionals Promoting HighTech and Technology in Los Angeles and its Vicinity”
For information about the iHollywood Forum and the 7th Digital Media Summit held on July 29 from 9am-5pm at UCLA, contact Zahava Stroud at hollywoodjournal@gmail.com or call 310 736 1541. Qualified editorial press can apply for a comp press pass. Send full contact info with links to articles and “press pass” in subject line.

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