SOURCE: PodCamp Boston

October 15, 2007 09:47 ET

PodCamp Boston 2 Thanks Gold Sponsors Student Loan Network and Jeff Pulver

Founding Sponsor Student Loan Network Returns to Sponsor Offline Social Networking Party; Jeff Pulver Sponsors Saturday Night Event

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - October 15, 2007) -


Core News Facts

-- PodCamp Boston 2 is proud to announce Gold Sponsors Student Loan Network and Jeff Pulver.

-- PodCamp Boston 2 is taking place October 26-28 at the Boston Convention and Expo Center, Boston, MA. PodCamp Boston 2 is the new media community UnConference that helps connect people and companies interested in blogging, podcasting, social networks, video on the net, and new media together for three days to learn, share, and grow their new media skills. PodCamp Boston 2 will have more than 1,200 people in attendance.

-- The Student Loan Network is sponsoring the Offline Social Networking Party on Friday, October 26, at Tequila Rain in Boston. Jeff Pulver is sponsoring PodCamp Boston 2 to defray costs for participants to attend the Saturday evening event at the Boston Seaport Hotel from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

-- The Student Loan Network, an Edvisors company, is one of the nation's fastest growing providers of student loans and related information. Since 1998, the Student loan Network has helped approximately 25 million students and parents access over $1 billion in federal and private student loans, scholarships and consolidation funding for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education. The Student Loan Network produces the Financial Aid Podcast daily.

-- Jeff Pulver is the chairman and founder of pulver.com, and one of the true pioneers of the VoIP industry and a leader in the emerging TV on the Net industry. Mr. Pulver is a globally renowned thought leader, author and entrepreneur. He is the publisher of The Pulver Report and VON Magazine and creator of the industry standard Voice on the Net (VON) events, where all sectors of IP communications come together to discuss, debate, and advance the industry. Additionally, Mr. Pulver is the founder of pulvermedia, FWD, the VON Coalition, Network2, Vivox and is the co-founder of Abbey Corps and VoIP provider Vonage.

-- PodCamp Boston 2 is still accepting sponsorships at all levels. Sponsorship information is available at http://www.podcampboston.org/sponsor.

-- PodCamp was founded by Christopher Penn and Chris Brogan and is run by a dedicated group of volunteers from across the New Media community.

Approved Quotes:

Chris Brogan, PodCamp Co-Founder:

"PodCamp Boston's sponsors are what make it possible to create a large-scale, participant-driven unconference. We give our deepest thanks to the Student Loan Network, a returning founding sponsor, and Jeff Pulver, who has added his personal sponsorship after already providing the venue through the VON conference."

Christopher Penn, CTO of Student Loan Network and PodCamp Co-Founder:

"The Student Loan Network is pleased to offer its support to the new media community through our PodCamp Boston sponsorship of the Offline Social Networking Party. The Student Loan Network has been an active contributor to new media with the Financial Aid Podcast and we look forward to fostering more online learning opportunities through new media. We believe new media represents the educational platform of tomorrow and want to ensure its continued success."

Other Information:

-- PodCamp Boston Sponsorship Information

-- What is an UnConference?

-- Boston Convention and Expo Center

About PodCamp Boston

PodCamp Boston 2 is the new media community UnConference that helps connect people and companies interested in blogging, podcasting, social networks, video on the net, and new media together for three days to learn, share, and grow their new media skills. Whether you're just interested in new media or an experienced veteran, PodCamp Boston 2 is for you!

PodCamp Boston 2 will be held October 26 - 28, 2007 at the Boston Convention and Expo Center (venue generously sponsored by VON Boston) and is free to attend. Register today at www.podcampboston.org.

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