SOURCE: Fusionspark Media, Inc.

Fusionspark Media, Inc.

August 26, 2009 12:17 ET

Whidbey Island to Host Fusionspark's New Media Conference

Unique Langley Event Brings Together Luminaries to Address the Future of Digital Media Communications

LANGLEY, WA--(Marketwire - August 26, 2009) - For many, Facebook barely existed three years ago and for most, Twitter didn't exist three months ago. Today, they are part of the common lexicon. As technology, social networking and the way we communicate via the Web continue to transform at a rate that challenges Moore's Law, consumers and businesses alike ask: What does the future of New Media hold for us?

With this question as the guiding premise, Fusionspark Media is pleased to announce it will produce and host a New Media communications event for the North Puget Sound region on September 19, 2009 in Langley on beautiful Whidbey Island.

The event, dubbed "New Media 2012: Where the hell is this all headed, anyway?," is sponsored by Whidbey Telecom, with support by the Inn at Langley, and brings together national and local industry experts from the publishing, entertainment, telecom, legal and government sectors to share their practical insight and vision for the future of New Media communications. With session topics including next-generation journalism, cloud computing, content marketing, social media and online storytelling, New Media 2012 is an event sure to inform, inspire, and engage the region's New Media community.

WHAT:  New Media 2012 is a unique educational and networking event for
       business owners, technology entrepreneurs, non-profits managers
       and staff, marketing professionals, web designers, developers,
       writers, artists or anyone interested in learning about
       the forces influencing the direction of New Media.

WHEN:  Saturday, September 19, 2009
       12:00 pm - 3:30 pm: Dynamic Presentations
       4:00 pm - 6:30 pm:  Post-event reception and networking

WHERE: The Clyde Theater
       217 1st Street
       Langley, Washington

WHO:   Guest Speakers:
       Tom Kennedy, Former Director, Multimedia,
       Brent Friedman, Partner, Electric Farm Entertainment
       John du Pre Gauntt, Author, Consultant, Technologist
       Joe Pulizzi, Junta 42; Author, Get Content, Get Customers
       Alexis Gerard, Founder, Future Image Report
       Robert Gilman, Founder, Context Institute
       Marcia Hofmann, Staff Attorney, Electronic Frontier Foundation
       George Henny, Co-CEO, Whidbey Telecom and Fibercloud
       Russell Sparkman, Founder, Fusionspark Media

Session and speaker details here

HOW: Register online here or call (360) 221-4001

New Media 2012 is an inaugural project of the Langley Multimedia Arts & Technology Center, a state-of-the-art multimedia arts and technology training, support and "edutainment" center planned for the downtown core of Langley, Washington, in Puget Sound. Langley, and the greater South Whidbey region, offers a rich mix of New Media and technology entrepreneurs, freelancers, consultants and small businesses, making it an ideal location for multimedia arts and technology events and long-term business opportunity alike.

About Fusionspark Media:

Established in 1999, Fusionspark Media is a full-service, integrated marketing communications agency and content developer with clients from the government, non-profit, B2B and B2C sectors. The company is based in Langley, WA, 25 miles north of Seattle, with offices in Medford, NJ and Nagoya, Japan. Visit Fusionspark Media on the Web at

The New Media 2012 event is co-produced with Brent Friedman, of Electric Farm Entertainment.

Event Sponsors:

New Media 2012 is sponsored by Whidbey Telecom, a provider of broadband and data center services in the North Puget Sound region. Additional support is provided by the Inn at Langley, Junta 42 and the Garvey, Schubert, Baker law firm.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Russell Sparkman
    Fusionspark Media, Inc.
    (360) 221-4001
    Email Contact