LONDON, July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
Event Details Announced, Including a Keynote Presentation by Julien Codorniou, Facebook's Head of European Partnerships
Rising Media and WebMediaBrands, producers of the Social Gaming Summit, today announced details of this year's event on 15 November in London. Social Gaming Summit (SGS) is the only conference which fuses mobile gaming, immersive worlds, real-life brands and social networking. http://www.mediabistro.com/socialgamingsummit/
The third annual Social Gaming Summit is the must-attend event for media owners, games developers and anyone involved in the games, mobile, social media and entertainment markets. SGS features presentations, lively panels and engaging discussions on the convergence of gaming and the social web from business visionaries and pioneers who are driving the industry forward.
Social Gaming Summit - London will take place at - 200 Aldersgate, St Pauls, London, EC1A 4HD.
Julien Codorniou, European head of gaming partnerships for Facebook, will kick off the event with the morning keynote presentation. Julien supports the development of the local gaming ecosystem for companies including Wooga, King.com, Social Point and IsCool Entertainment.
"Social games received more than $800 million is funding last year, which has fuelled the gaming industry, with developers pushing to inject compelling social interaction and engagement into every game they create," Matthew Finlay, CEO of Rising Media. "The stakes are high and there is a greater need for mastering the business and technology of successful social and mobile games. The Social Gaming Summit unites established industry leaders, along with emerging start-ups, all leading the charge in this very exciting industry."
Smartphone & Tablet Games Summit
Delegates who register for the Social Gaming Summit will also be able to attend Smartphone & Tablet Games Summit, which will be co-located at 200 Aldersgate, St Pauls. Smartphone & Tablet Games Summit will focus on the emerging smartphone and tablet games industry. The conference features an intensive programme of presentations and panel discussions from leading experts in game design and monetisation strategies. For further information, please visit http://www.mediabistro.com/smartphonegamessummitlondon/
Register before 14 August 2012 to take advantage of the lowest-available super early bird rates: http://www.mediabistro.com/socialgamingsummit/register.asp
About Rising Media
Rising Media is a specialised media company excelling in the production of business technology-related conferences and exhibitions. Rising Media currently produces events including eMetrics Marketing Optimization Summit, Conversion Conference, Search Marketing Expo, Predictive Analytics World, DemandCon, Affiliate Management Days, Internet Marketing Conference, Web Effectiveness Conference, Social Gaming Summit, Building Business Capability in the US, Canada, UK, France, Germany, Sweden and Australia. See http://www.risingmedia.com for more info.
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.
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