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MarketingCamp Silicon Valley 2012 press release

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MarketingCamp Silicon Valley is the first-of-its-kind marketing event in the popular “unconference” scene. It will be held on Saturday, November 3rd from 8 am – 4 pm at the Nokia campus, 200 Mathilda Ave. Sunnyvale, CA. Full details can be found at www.MarketingCamp.org. The event can also be followed live on Twitter at @MarketingCampSV or with hashtag #MCSV

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MarketingCamp Silicon Valley 2012 press release

  1. 1. For Additional Information Contact: Paul Wcislo – pwcislo@sbcglobal.net Principal, Intrepid Communications Phone: (408) 733-3975 Mobile: (408) 203-2208 Inaugural MarketingCamp Silicon Valley to be held at Nokia Campus in Sunnyvale on Saturday November 3rd, 2012 The “unconference” format promotes marketing best practices and has attracted over 500 registrantsSunnyvale, CA, November 1, 2012 MarketingCamp Silicon Valley is the first-of-its-kind marketingevent in the popular “unconference” scene. It will be held on Saturday, November 3rd from 8 am – 4 pmat the Nokia campus, 200 Mathilda Ave. Sunnyvale, CA. Full details can be found atwww.MarketingCamp.org. The event can also be followed live on Twitter at @MarketingCampSV or withhashtag #MCSV.New to some of us, but not a new concept, unconferences have been successful for years in bringingtogether people from diverse motivations and backgrounds to self-organize around topics of greatestinterest to the group, with an emphasis on interaction, discussion and debate.“These camps foster greater interactivity than traditional programmed conferences and they encouragean exciting level of open discussion and collaboration,” states Paul Wcislo, champion of the firstMarketingCamp and a volunteer for Silicon Valley Forum, a 30 year old non-profit organization thatholds over 250 meetings per year. “Uniquely, we are offering the marketing assets that we havedeveloped for MarketingCamp Silicon Valley to any other city or country to use in creating their ownMarketingCamp and we are planning our second one in San Francisco in the spring,” Wcislo adds.The Unconference is free to attendees. Presentation topics are selected by participant voting - everyattendee is able to set their own priorities and is free to attend or leave any topic session. Some of the50 topics that have been submitted to date include, “How to Turn Paid Search into an Online RevenueChannel for Your Business”, “Getting the Right People to Talk about Your Company”, “The Art of SocialMedia”, “Start-up CEO’s Marketing Myopia - Why Founders Fail” and “Never Sell Again”. 1
  2. 2. “Creating this first MarketingCamp has been a valuable exercise undertaken by a small and dedicatedteam of volunteers”, says Michael Downs, Senior Director of Business Development for Nokia and theChairman of MarketingCamp Silicon Valley. "We had 250 registrants in the first week that we promotedthe event and within a few weeks, we were full at 500 attendees. Giving up a Saturday underscores theinterest of Bay Area marketers in advancing their marketing skills and learning from experts who areutilizing the latest social media and marketing tools.”“In fact,” says Jonathan Chizick, Marketing VP for MarketingCamp Silicon Valley, “the concept is sopopular that multiple cities have already expressed interest in hosting a MarketingCamp, including SanFrancisco, Los Angeles, Dallas, and Ann Arbor.” If you are interested in learning how you can utilize themarketing strategies and assets that we have developed, to create a MarketingCamp in your city,contact us at info@marketingcamp.org.” ### 2

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