April 16, 2009
Austin, Texas - Growing participation from Houston, Dallas, San Antonio companies builds support for the second annual conference of Interactive Austin 2009 , "How Social Media Can Enhance Enterprise Profitability.”
Recognized nationally as a growing social media center, Austin will be
hosting companies from across the state as they gather to share their
expertise in using social media for brand management.
Business District Magazine’s one-day conference is designed to bring the use of social web technologies down-to-earth. The
event hosts compelling dialogues and case studies from prestigious
speakers and panelists who are the thought leaders in the field of web
marketing and social media.
Texas companies are being drawn to the event to hear globally-recognized business strategist and Web 2.0 architect, Dion Hinchcliffe
open the conference with a keynote on “Reinventing Business with Web
2.0.” The theme of this year’s conference is to explore how social
media expands business activities online, helping companies to survive
and thrive during the current economic times.
BMC Software headquartered in Houston will be represented at the event by William Hurley
(whurley) chief architect and chairman of the open management
consortium, who will open the afternoon session with his keynote,
“Future Technology Trends and their Impact on Business and Culture
Airlines’ Christi Day, emerging media specialist, will provide case
studies on how the airline has learned to meet their consumers online
through the use of social media. San Antonio Express-News columnist,
Alan Weinkrantz, known for his expertise in using social media along
with traditional public relations practices, will participate in the
social media strategies panel at the event.
“With Texas so well
represented at this year’s event”, states Jason Myers, editor of
Business District Magazine, “we anticipate the Interactive Austin
conference becoming of national interest next year. We welcome thought
leadership from every city to meet with us in Austin annually to learn
of global technologies that unite us all.”
organizations include the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce, the
Austin Technology Council, the Austin Interactive Marketing
Association, Bootstrap Austin, Leadership Austin and door64 encourage
local businesses to attend the event to better understand how to grow
their businesses online.
”FG SQUARED is committed in bringing the
thought leadership together to maintain the sharing of knowledge at
Interactive Austin,” states Steve Golab, president and CEO of FG
SQUARED, the title sponsor and driver of the event, “The use of social
media in brand management and web marketing can improve profitability
for companies as they expand their business presence online.”
Program, speakers, sponsor packages, exhibit details and on-line registration – are available at www.InteractiveAustin2009.com.
See you there!