SOURCE: PodCamp Boston

October 18, 2007 10:54 ET

PodCamp Boston 2 Thanks Silver Sponsors Rockosphere.TV, Topaz Partners, C.C. Chapman and Steve Garfield

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - October 18, 2007) -


Core News Facts

-- PodCamp Boston 2 announces Silver Sponsors: Rockosphere.TV, Topaz Partners, C.C. Chapman and Steve Garfield.

-- 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.

-- Rockosphere.TV is a podcast that features band interviews, videos and original songs. They focus on unsigned and podsafe musicians. The podcast is hosted by Mitch Allen and Jimmy Rochelle of the Boston band sadbastardgoespop (http://www.sadbastardgoespop.com). For more info please visit http://www.rockosphere.tv

-- Topaz Partners, a returning founding sponsor of PodCamp Boston, is a leader in the evolving world of technology public relations, integrating both mainstream media and consumer-generated media strategies. Topaz provides counsel and hands-on support in media and analyst relations, and online communications, PR strategy and message development, the creation of editorial and marketing materials, and other areas of strategic business communications.

-- Steve Garfield is a pioneer and a fixture in the growing video-blogging community. Based in Boston, Garfield's ventures include Vlog Soup, Off On A Tangent, The Carol and Steve Show, Steve Garfield's Video Blog and Spices of Life, all of which can be found at www.stevegarfield.com. Garfield is also a frequent contributor to Rocketboom and www.techpresident.com videoblogs, and a founding organizer of PodCamp Boston.

-- C.C. Chapman is a Metro-West Boston-based new media maven who is passionate about helping change the face of media as we know it. Chapman began podcasting in 2004, and produces the award winning music podcast Accident Hash, the new media and technology podcast. Managing the Gray and the video podcast One Guy's Thoughts. Chapman is also a founding organizer of PodCamp Boston.

-- 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:

"The number of sponsors from last year returning to PodCamp shows the passion not only for the community, but for the further development and spread of new media. We are grateful for the sponsors that will make PodCamp Boston 2 into an unprecedented success for all of the participants."

Tony Sapienza, Principal Partner, Topaz Partners:

"Topaz is very active in social media -- from integrating activities like blogging and podcasts work into our PR practice, to our work with our many Web 2.0 clients, to the creation of our own online content. Topaz considers its support for PodCamp Boston to be an important part of our commitment to social media, and we hope that we can help continue this event's growth as an important part of the social media community."

C.C. Chapman, Podcaster and PodCamp Boston 2 Organizer:

"It has been amazing to watch the global community of PodCampers grow in the year since the first one last September. I am looking forward to welcoming a lot more people to the community."

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.

Contact Information

  • Media Contact:
    Doug Haslam
    Topaz Partners
    781-404-2419
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