WebMediaBrands Announces Keynote Speakers for Social Gaming & Gambling
Summit, December 13-14 in Los Angeles
Where Gaming Meets the Social Web
Social Gaming & Gambling Summit
NEW YORK -- November 01, 2012
WebMediaBrandsInc., (Nasdaq:WEBM) today announced that Niranjan Nagar, Head
of Games & Apps, Global Vertical Marketing at Facebook, and Gabriel Leydon,
CEO and Co-Founder of Machine Zone, will be the keynote speakers at Social
Gaming & Gambling Summit (#SGSConf), December 13-14 in Los Angeles.
Nagar will discuss his Facebook marketing strategy and Facebook’s new mobile
initiatives during his session,A View From the Top. Leydon will share Machine
Zone’s history of creating successful text-based games in his session, How to
Build Games for the Core, Active Gamer that Keep them Playing and Spending
Attendees will learn the strategies and tactics needed to increase the
profitability and awareness of their social games.
“Social gaming and mobile real-money gambling is shaping up to be the biggest
opportunity for game developers since the advent of the Facebook platform,”
said Alan Meckler, Chairman and CEO of WebMediaBrands. “By focusing on the
entire spectrum of engagement, retention and monetization issues at the
intersection of social gaming and real-money casino-style games, Social Gaming
& Gambling Summit is the one show attendees can’t afford to miss.”
This year's conference will provide attendees with insight and advice from the
brightest minds in the gaming and gambling industries. Additional speakers
include professionals from Adobe, Heyzap, Cloudant, Swrve, Arkadium, GoPlay,
PapayaMobile, GREE International, and Sulake.
Featured panel sessions include:
*Multiplatform Games: Designing for the Future
*Place Your Bets: The Future of Online Gambling
*Future Trends In Game Analytics and Optimization
*Mobile Social in the Post-PC Era
*Broadcast Based Social Games
Social Gaming & Gambling Summit unites developers, programmers, social media
gurus, technologists, marketers, and entrepreneurs for two full days of
engaging discussion on the convergence of gaming and the social web.Attendees
will explore the ins and outs of social mobile game monetization and
strategies for driving game value, traffic and scalability.
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Social Gaming & Gambling Summit official sponsors and partners include:
Cloudant, GREE, International Game Developers Association, SocialTimes,
AllFacebook, AllTwitter, Inside Facebook, Inside Social Games, Inside Mobile
Apps, Inside Network Research, AppData, and PageData.
About WebMediaBrands Inc.
WebMediaBrands Inc. (Nasdaq: WEBM) (http://www.webmediabrands.com) is a
leading Internet media company that provides content, education, and career
services to social media, traditional media, and creative professionals
through a portfolio of vertical online properties, communities, and trade
shows. The Company's online business includes: (i)mediabistro.com, a leading
blog network providing content, education, community, and career resources
(including the industry's leading online job board) about major media industry
verticals including new media, social media, Facebook, TV news, advertising,
public relations, publishing, design, and mobile; (ii)InsideNetwork.com, a
leading network of online properties providing original market research, data
services, news, and job listings on the Facebook platform, on social gaming,
and on mobile applications ecosystems; and (iii)SemanticWeb.com, a leading
blog providing content, education, community resources and career resources on
the commercialization and application of Semantic Technologies, Linked Data,
and Big Data. The Company's online business also includes community,
membership and e-commerce offerings including a freelance listing service, a
marketplace for designing and purchasing logos (stocklogos.com) and premium
membership services. The Company's trade show and educational offerings
include conferences, online and in-person courses, and video subscription
libraries on topics covered by the Company's online business.
All current WebMediaBrands press releases can be found online at:
Caitlin McKinney, 212-547-7870
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