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If you have registered to attend the New Media and Blog Camp in Bangalore on March 14, treat this mail as an update on the latest at the event. And others may read this to ensure they don’t miss a real exciting event.
 
The Indian Blog and New Media Society (www.ibnms.com) is pleased to invite you to attend and speak at the New Media and Blog Camp scheduled to be held at the St. Joseph’s Boys High School, Museum Road on March 14 from 9:30 am – 5:00 pm. A wonderful opportunity to engage with others who share your interest in this area, it comes with no obligation to pay anything for the same. It is a community event open to all. With an appeal to those who have both a professional and personal interest in this new media. Read on if interested.
BEFORE YOU CONTINUE, HERE IS AN UPDATE ON THE LATEST
Want to win some real cool Seagate FreeAgent External Drives? Enter the contest at http://ibnms.com/2009/03/03/seagate-contest. The contest is open to all – not just attendees of the Blog Camp.
All participants get FREE Seagate T-shirts.
Lunch and beverages will be served to all participants.
SOME KEY SESSIONS THAT MAY BE REASON ENOUGH TO ATTEND
VC perspective on investing in the blogging and new media space and how entrepreneurs can go for any opportunities this space allows – by Dr. Ashish Gupta, Managing Director, Helion Advisors (formerly Helion Ventures)
‘User Generated Content Sites as Blogging Platforms and the advantages of being on them’ – by Hari Nair, Founder/CEO, HolidayIQ.com
From Print to Web: The Push has come, Anand Parthasarathy, former senior IT Journalist with The Hindu and now a tech blogger at indiatechonline.com
The 4Ps of Marketing Your Blog – By Ajay Jain, Writer / Blogger / Photographer
Change we can believe in – How Blogging and Social networking sites can cure India of its vote bank politics? by Anandarajeshwaran. J
Using new media to create a band of youth social journalists – By Keerthi Kiran (Grassroutes.in)
PR and Bloggers: Engaging with one another – Ajay Jain, President, IBNMS
THE EVENT IS OPEN TO ALL – AND YOU CAN REGISTER ON THE SPOT ALSO. THERE IS NO PARTICIPATION FEE.
What is New Media & Blog Camp?
The event is an unconference where a relevant audience comes together to talk about/ discuss/ rant/ brainstorm/ share opinions on all possible subjects related to new media and blogging. BarCamp style, these are open events where anyone may sign up to attend and choose to speak on a topic of common interest. These events do not follow any schedules, and may occur once a year or every few months depending on when volunteers come together and take the initiative.
Who is organizing the event
The event is being organized by the Indian Blog and New Media Society (www.ibnms.com), the umbrella body for this space in India.
Attendees
These events are attended by many kinds of people, each with their own interest in this space. These include, besides others:
Users, content creators and publishers of new media and blogs
Individuals and companies providing services in this space
VCs, Angel Funds and other investors
Techies
Journalists looking to or already using new media as an outlet for their work
Consumers and readers of new media and blog
PR, Advertising and Communications industry
Social Media practitioners and users
For more info and to register, check out the Bangalore Event Wiki: http://wiki.ibnms.com/BlogCampBengaluru
The Delhi leg just got over successfully on March 7. Check it out at http://wiki.ibnms.com/BlogCampDelhi2
We look forward to having you over at the event. Feel free to contact the undersigned for further information and clarification.
Ajay Jain
President, IBNMS
Mobile: +91.99100 44476
Email: ajay@ajayjain.com
 
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http://wiki.ibnms.com/BlogCampBengaluru

What

BlogCamp Bengaluru is proposed to be a camp where we get together and discuss/rant/brain-storm/share opinions about about blogging technologies & trends, micro blogging, photo-blogging, video blogging, Social Media, … everything about the world of blogs & new media that interests us.

 

This is the first edition of BlogCamp in Bengaluru. Attendees are strongly encouraged to give a demo, a session, or help with one. You can help by taking notes on the wiki, blogging the event, helping to promote the event, or helping with logistics.

When

Saturday March 14, 2009 (Might extend for a second day to March 15)

Where

St. Joseph’s Boys’ High School, Museum Road

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