E-News : April 13, 2010
ABM Blows into the Windy City TOMORROW … It’s Not Too Late to Join!
Don’t miss the opportunity to network with your industry peers in Chicago while learning strategies to succeed in today’s challenging business environment, during ABM’s Second Annual Chicago Regional Program.
The program will feature sessions on expanding a print marketing campaign into a multi-media program across multiple channels; developing an editorial strategy for your brand and applying it to different products in print, in-person and online; and the ever-transforming sales process.
- Justin Bill, E-business Manager, The HallStar Company
- Larry Greenberger, Group Publisher, Cygnus Business Media
- Jan Ludwig, President, Allured Business Media
- Greg Watt, President & CEO, Watt Publishing Company
BPA Worldwide will follow the program with an afternoon session on digital media trends. Both sessions are FREE for ABM and BPA members. Click here for the latest agenda or to register.
Then, save the date for ABM’s first-ever Cleveland Regional Program on Thursday, April 29.
ABM's Talent Management Committee
Explores the Virtual Watercooler This Thursday
This Thursday, April 15, from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST, ABM’s Talent Management Committee will welcome Susan Friedfel, an associate at Proskauer, who will discuss the “Virtual Watercooler,” or how employee blogging and social networking are blurring the lines between work and play, and what employers can do about it.
Contact Kate Patton for information on how to tune in.
Top Media Moves
Junta42 announced the updated Top 42 Content Marketing Blogs. Reviewed by Junta42's team of custom-content experts, the list of over 350 blogs includes some of the best-known marketing blogs, as well as up-and-comers that are shaping the content marketing conversation. This quarter's top content marketing blogger is Jay Baer, author of the Convince and Convert blog.
ON24, Inc. announced the launch of an open webcasting platform which enables customers to create completely custom experiences and integrate applications developed by third-party developers. This open cloud platform also enables enterprises to deliver “social webcasts” and features enhanced interactivity capabilities.
The Canadian Gift and Tableware Association (CGTA) announced that it has acquired the Alberta Gift Show and the Montreal Gift Show from dmg world media (Canada) Inc., a division of Daily Mail & General Trust plc. The Jordan, Edmiston Group, Inc. (JEGI) represented dmg world media in this transaction and acted as its exclusive financial advisor.
Crain Communications Inc. announced that David Klein has been promoted to Group Publisher, Strategic Initiatives.
Bloomberg L.P. announced that Oke Okaro has been named global head of mobile for the Bloomberg Multimedia group.
Request Your BPEF Intern Today!
Looking for an intern at your company this summer? ABM’s BPEF internship program is looking to place its students in internships at our member companies. The students are applying, but we need your participation and commitment to make the program a success again this year. Visit www.bpefinternships.org for more information, or contact John Beisner to request your intern now.
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