SOURCE: San Francisco Bay Area Interactive Group

March 10, 2008 08:30 ET

Bay Area Interactive Group (BIG) Reports Record Growth and Key Sponsorships

San Francisco Non-Profit Reports Membership Jump With Positive 2008 Outlook and New Executive Board

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwire - March 10, 2008) - Bay Area Interactive Group (BIG), a leading non-profit professional association dedicated to championing innovation in digital marketing to brand marketers, publishers and agencies, today announced that January 2008 marked the additions of more than 500 industry professionals to BIG's growing membership. Total membership has now reached approximately 1,200.

The rapid increase is attributed to effectiveness of the group's events, engaging the community through online social networking platforms and by the high quality of sponsorships. During 2007, BIG secured marquee sponsorship from Google, Yahoo!, ValueClick Media, Washingtonpost.Newsweek Interactive, 24/7 Real Media, among many others.

"BIG is truly expanding in its membership by holding quality events sponsored by industry veterans who both educate and engage with our members," said Paula Storti, Communications Chair of BIG. "We are committed to supporting the industry market at large and becoming a part of the social graph leveraging new technologies to expand the awareness and education around emerging issues within digital marketing."

In 2008, BIG will be holding several events showcasing veteran thinkers within digital media. To learn more about BIG and sign-up to become a member, please visit http://www.sfbig.com

ABOUT BIG

BIG (Bay Area Interactive Group) is a non-profit professional association dedicated to championing innovation in digital marketing through hosted events, partner events, directed outreach and education initiatives. We bring local marketers, publishers, technology companies and ad agencies together around content and issues that are pertinent to the health and growth of our industry and to the talent that makes this market great. To date, BIG has more than 1,200 members and has received sponsorships from the crown jewel companies in our industry including Google, Yahoo!, ValueClick Media, Washingtonpost.Newsweek Interactive, 24/7 Real Media, among many others. To learn more about BIG and to become a member, please visit http://www.sfbig.com

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