SOURCE: PodCamp Boston

October 26, 2007 08:17 ET

PodCamp Boston 2 Welcomes BostonNOW and Podango as Sponsors

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - October 26, 2007) -


Core News Facts

-- PodCamp Boston 2 is pleased to announce sponsors BostonNOW and Podango.

-- 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.

-- BostonNOW is a free Boston daily newspaper and website that incorporates both traditional and citizen journalism. The online edition, BostonNOW.com, is built for rich multimedia experiences and community-created content, whether it's blogs, slideshows, videos, music files, or comments on shared items.

-- Every Monday through Thursday, at 11:30am ET, the BostonNOW editorial team webcasts their daily meeting to discuss the content of the next day's edition with members of the community. Anyone who wishes to join these meetings may do so at http://www.bostonnow.com/newsroom.

-- Founded in March 2006, Podango is an online video and audio network that provides hosting, syndication and audience measurement services enabling publishers and companies to "get heard" by today's hard-to-reach, niche audiences. Featuring such hits as The Apple Phone Show and The Mommycast and Friends Network, Podango hosts over 1,000 video and audio episodic programs.

-- 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:

Christopher Penn, PodCamp Co-Founder:

"PodCamp Boston is extremely happy to have the generous support of two fixtures in the new media community, BosonNOW standing for new directions for print news media, and Podango representing opportunities for new media producers of all sizes to find audiences."

Lee Gibbons, CEO of Podango

"On behalf of Podango's network of online video and audio stations, we are pleased to sponsor PodCamp Boston where podcasters and producers will gather to discuss trends and technologies driving new media. We invite attendees to learn more about Podango's robust services spanning production, hosting, distribution and monetization."

Russell Pergament, Founder and CEO, BostonNOW

"BostonNOW is committed to building relationships with its readers, providing a platform for self-expression and interactive participation in information in media that works for them, now and in the future. We are thrilled to be a part of PodCamp Boston, with those that are working to build a stronger community through shared ideas and initiatives like this."

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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