SOURCE: BigMarker

BigMarker

April 02, 2015 08:00 ET

BigMarker Announces Partnership With Techweek to Stream Event to Thousands

Live Coverage of Techweek Detroit Will Be Streamed via BigMarker's Web Conferencing Platform

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - April 02, 2015) -  BigMarker (http://www.bigmarker.com), the easiest platform for connecting people through webinars, online events, workshops and presentations, announced today a partnership with Techweek offering free, live coverage of Techweek Detroit to a global audience. In conjunction with Magna, the Presenting Sponsor of the live stream, the partnership will allow anyone to join thousands of entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and innovators celebrating tech in Detroit from April 16-17, 2015.

BigMarker has made web conferencing more accessible, so users can view and engage with Techweek's incredible lineup of panels, summits, and keynote sessions, from a web browser, from anywhere in the world. Through this partnership, the conference expects to reach a global audience with participants from dozens of countries. 

"We're so excited to help Techweek enable innovation ecosystems," said Zhu­-Song Mei, BigMarker's Founder and CEO. "Having benefited personally from the informative content and great connections that its events provide, it is a great pleasure to help Techweek scale the number of innovators and creators that it is able to reach."

Techweek Detroit's content will be available via free interactive live stream on Thursday, April 16th and Friday, April 17th, 2015 at https://www.bigmarker.com/techweek. Virtual attendees can tune in for conversations led by influential leaders, entrepreneurs, and innovators such as Jennifer Guarino of Shinola, Ted Serbinski of Techstars, and Jon Rimanelli of Detroit Aircraft.

Select sessions will also be available following the conference as recorded, shareable content. A continued partnership will allow global audiences to take a front row seat to Techweek's impactful programming at upcoming events in Chicago, Miami, and New York.

For more information about BigMarker, please visit http://www.bigmarker.com. For more information about Techweek, please visit http://www.techweek.com.

About BigMarker
BigMarker is the platform for learning and sharing through web conferences. Founded in 2010, it was born from the idea that web conferencing could help people anywhere learn and build relationships with peers. So it set off to create a destination for virtual meet­ups around common interests. Since then, BigMarker has evolved into a full ­featured platform surrounded by a growing community of over 7,000 groups and people from 190 countries. The platform provides unlimited web conferencing with audio, video, screen sharing, and recording, the ability to sell tickets, and community features to engage and build an audience between events. It offers a generous free plan, with premium options available. BigMarker's mission is to make it easier to share knowledge and experience with others. For more information, visit www.bigmarker.com.

About Techweek
Techweek is a 7-day technology conference and festival that celebrates and enables innovation ecosystems in five cities across the country: Chicago, Detroit, New York, Los Angeles, and Miami. With Techweek as a conduit, a spotlight is able to shine on each individual technology community, providing entrepreneurs, innovators, influencers, and visionaries to share ideas, sparking game-changing conversations and inspiring action.

Past speakers at Techweek include Jonah Peretti (Founder & CEO, BuzzFeed), Karen Sumberg (Diversity Pod Leader, Google), Travis Kalanick (CEO, Uber), Reshma Saujani (Founder & CEO, Girls Who Code), Dan Gilbert (Founder, Quicken Loans), Alexis Ohanian (Co-founder, Reddit), Rahm Emanuel (Mayor, Chicago), and Kathryn Minshew (Founder, The Muse). Techweek has garnered more than 200 sponsors including Uber, Microsoft, Yelp, Motorola, Groupon, Redbox, Wordpress, American Airlines, and more.

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