SOURCE: Association of Alternative Newsweeklies

January 10, 2011 14:03 ET

Association of Alternative Newsweeklies Web Conference Presents a Must-See Roster of Digital Media Experts

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwire - January 10, 2011) - The upcoming Association of Alternative Newsweeklies (AAN) Web Conference will bring together a must-see roster of digital media experts discussing emerging trends, user engagement, mobile apps and much more. The two-day conference will take place on Jan. 28 and 29, 2011, at the Argonaut Hotel in San Francisco. 

The 2011 Web Conference is the fourth in a series of AAN training conferences focusing on new technologies and how to help AAN members maximize these opportunities. Open to both members of AAN and nonmembers from other media outlets, the conference will present big-picture sessions, technology seminars, panels drawing on the expertise of AAN members and outside experts as well as a slate of companies exhibiting their products and services. Highlights of the conference include noted author, speaker and future thinker Amy Webb, user-engagement guru Chrys Wu, technology entrepreneur Leonard Brody, and Retha Hill of the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University, among others.

Companies scheduled to exhibit include The Media Audit, Pre1, Forkfly, Marketwire.com, Altperks LLC, and more. Additional exhibit space is currently available, but extremely limited.

Early registration for the Web Conference ends on Monday, Jan. 10, 2011. Rates increase by $50 on Jan. 11. For registration and other information on the AAN Web Conference, visit the conference website at: http://www.altweeklies.com/aan/Conferences/?convID=3440127

The Association of Alternative Newsweeklies (AAN) is a diverse group of 131 alt-weekly news organizations covering every major metropolitan area and other less-populated regions of North America. AAN members have a combined weekly circulation of over 6.5 million and a print readership of nearly 17 million active, educated and influential adults in the U.S. and Canada. And millions of additional adults read AAN-member content via the Web.

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