SOURCE: PodCamp Boston

July 16, 2008 08:32 ET

PodCamp Boston 3 Welcomes Plus Sponsors

Mzinga and Utterz Social Join Supporters of Preeminent Social Media UnConference

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - July 16, 2008) -


Core News Facts:

-- PodCamp Boston 3 is proud to announce Mzinga and Utterz as Plus Sponsors.

-- PodCamp Boston 3 is taking place July 19-20, 2008 at the Joseph Martin Conference Center at Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA. PodCamp Boston 3 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 for three days to learn, share, and grow their new media skills.

-- PodCamp was founded by Christopher Penn and Chris Brogan and is run by a dedicated group of volunteers from across the New Media community.

-- Mzinga is the leader in business social media and Learning 2.0 solutions for the workplace, marketplace, and extended enterprise, serving a marquee customer list of global brands.

-- Utterz lets people create or join discussions from any mobile phone or computer, using any combination of audio, video, pictures and text. Cross-post your messages to sites like YouTube, WordPress, Flickr, Twitter and many others.

Approved Quotes:

Christopher Penn, PodCamp co-founder:

"PodCamp Boston is privileged to have a number of locally based companies innovating in the social media space who are also willing to come forward and support the community. The entire PodCamp organization offers its heartfelt thanks."

Links:

-- PodCamp Boston -- Mzinga

-- Utterz

-- What is an UnConference?

-- The Joseph Martin Conference Center at Harvard Medical School

About Mzinga

Mzinga is the leading provider of business social media solutions to drive growth, innovation, and learning. Its combination of highly scalable technology, rich domain expertise, and moderation services enables businesses to harness the collective intelligence of employees, customers, and partners to achieve tangible business results. Marketing, customer service, and human resources professionals deploy Mzinga's "pervasive community" solutions to achieve higher revenues, lower costs, and greater workplace satisfaction.

Mzinga, whose name means "beehive" in Swahili, is headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts. With 14,000 communities under management, Mzinga services more than 1 billion monthly page requests from 27 million users in 160 countries worldwide.

Mzinga's marquee list of customers includes such global brands as ABC, AOL, ESPN, CBS.com, iVillage, Chevron Corporation, Johnson & Johnson, Marsh, Inc., Mercer, Prudential Financial, Deutsche Post World Net, United Nations Development Programme, and Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation. For additional information, visit http://www.mzinga.com/pr/

To join the conversation, visit http://www.mzinga.com/blogs/

To learn more about We Are Smarter Than Me, or to contribute to the next edition in the series, visit http://www.wearesmarter.org.

About Utterz

Utterz helps you create and follow multimedia discussions with friends or new people with similar interests. You can create or join a discussion from any mobile phone or computer. Utters are cool because they can be audio, video, pictures and text, and it's really easy to post to your other websites.

About PodCamp Boston

PodCamp Boston 3 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 3 is for you!

PodCamp Boston 3 will be held July 19-20, 2008 at the Joseph Martin Conference Center at Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA. Register today at www.podcampboston.org; registration fee is $50 for all attendees.

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