SOURCE: IZEA, Inc.

IZEA, Inc.

October 22, 2015 15:20 ET

Join IZEAFest 2015 Via Live Stream

Live Conference Stream Gives Viewers Access to Keynotes, Panels and More

ORLANDO, FL--(Marketwired - October 22, 2015) - IZEAFest is going live! Even if you can't make it down to the Walt Disney World Resort, you don't have to miss out on the action and excitement. IZEA Inc. (OTCQB: IZEA) is inviting social media enthusiasts and marketing practitioners around the world to join IZEAFest via live video stream beginning with Ted Murphy, IZEA founder and CEO, at 9:10 a.m. EDT on Friday and spanning the duration of the event.

The operator of the premiere Creator Marketplace will broadcast the conference at http://live.izea.com/, giving virtual attendees access to the event's celebrity appearances, keynotes, and panel sessions designed to educate and inform creators and marketers how to grow their traffic, build their brands, make more money online, and share their stories in captivating ways.

The full roster of speakers, below, will be broadcast on the live stream:

Keynote Mario Lopez -- Television Star, Author and Host of "Extra"

Keynote Simon T. Bailey -- Executive Advisor, Career Mentor and Keynote Speaker

Keynote Scott Stratten -- President of UnMarketing

• Keynote Joel Comm -- Entrepreneur and New York Times Bestselling Author

Pam Harris -- Chief Marketing Officer, Blue Man Group

Lewis Broadnax -- Executive Director of Web Sales & Marketing, Lenovo

Dave Peck -- Global Head of Social Media, PayPal

Jake Lestan -- Brand Partnerships + Media, Discover Card

Justin Godley -- Social Media Manager, Kellogg Company

Kip Edwardson -- Consumer Digital Platforms Lead, The Scotts Miracle-Gro

Lee Gordon -- Director of Public Relations, Mercury Marine

Fik-Shun -- Season 10 Winner, "So You Think You Can Dance"

John & Whitney Spinks -- HGTV Stars

Heather Taylor -- Director of Content Strategy for North America, The Economist

Suzanne Fanning -- President, WOMMA

Susan Borst -- Director of Industry Initiatives, IAB

Andy Brownell -- Director of Content Strategy, Curiosity Advertising

Andrew Bazzi -- Vine Celebrity

Rajiv Dhall -- Vine Celebrity

Nick Evans -- Owner, Macheesmo and Alumnus of NBC's "Food Fighters"

John Rife -- Owner + Founder, East End Market

Carl Childers -- Co-Founder & Vice President of Sales & Marketing, HEXXU

Laura Fuentes -- Founder & CEO, Momables

James Hills -- Owner, ManTripping.com

Nadia Aly -- CEO, Scuba Diver Life

Jennifer Burg -- Owner, TheSuburbanMom.com

Chris Ashbach, Owner, Dan 330

Jana O'Brien -- Principal, The Right Brain Consulting, LLC

Jason Baldridge -- Chief Data Scientist, People Pattern

Live stream viewers will feel like they are in the heart of the action, watching hundreds of the world's top Creators and brands join together and interact with social media creatives, entrepreneurs and influencers in a fun, collaborative and open environment that celebrates creativity of all sorts.

For more information about IZEAFest, visit izeafest.com.

About IZEA

IZEA operates the premiere online marketplace that connects brands with influential content creators. IZEA creators range from leading bloggers and social media personalities to A-List celebrities and professional journalists. Creators are compensated for developing and distributing unique content on behalf of brands including long form text, videos, photos and status updates. Brands receive influential consumer content and engaging, shareable stories that drive awareness. For more information about IZEA, visit http://corp.izea.com.

Safe Harbor Statement

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. These forward-looking statements are based largely on IZEA's expectations and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, certain of which are beyond IZEA's control. Actual results could differ materially from these forward-looking statements as a result of, among other factors, competitive conditions in the social sponsorship segment in which IZEA operates, lower conference attendance, failure to popularize one or more of the marketplace platforms of IZEA, inability to obtain additional capital, Integration of IZEA's recent acquisition of Ebyline, Inc. and changing economic conditions that are less favorable than expected. In light of these risks and uncertainties, there can be no assurance that the forward-looking information contained in this respect will in fact occur. Please read the full statement and disclosures here: http://corp.izea.com/safe-harbor-statement.

Contact Information

  • IZEA Media Relations:

    Stephanie Sedlak
    Allison+Partners
    (623) 201-5567
    Email contact
    IZEA Investor Relations:

    Budd Zuckerman
    Genesis Select
    303.415.0200
    Email contact