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Bay Area Interactive Group (BIG) to Host May 17 Panel on ?The Democratization of Web Video?

-All Bay Area Marketing, Advertising and New Media Professionals Invited to Network and Explore New Trends in Online Video-

Interested in learning more about innovative uses of online broadband video ? one of today?s hottest areas of digital marketing? The Bay Area Interactive Group (BIG), a professional trade association for digital marketers, will host a special REACH panel and mixer on Wednesday, May 17 in San Francisco. In addition to providing an opportunity to network and socialize, the event will feature a special panel on ?The Democratization of Web Video.?

The REACH event is open to all Bay Area professionals and students involved in digital marketing, online advertising, new media and publishing. It gives attendees a chance to meet, socialize and share trends about the evolving digital marketing industry. BIG events are held monthly and include an engaging program, lively music, hors d'oeuvres and open bar. The May 17 event is being sponsored by WashingtonPost.Newsweek Interactive.

WHAT: Bay Area Interactive Group REACH Mixer & Web Video Panel

PANEL DETAILS: ?The Democratization of Web Video?
With the great advances in technology and strong growth of broadband has also come the ability for the web to provide a great consumer experience of sight, sound and motion. Jon Kaiser of Grey will lead a panel of category experts to address how the very best media companies, consumers, marketers and even experts in adult film industry are taking advantage of this bandwidth to build businesses and original content in new ways. The panel will explore how leading brands are capitalizing on this opportunity, how consumers are taking control, and what it all means to marketers. Panelists include representatives from CBS Digital, Grouper Networks, Odyssey and other companies involved in online video.

WHEN: Wednesday, May 17, 2006, 6:30 pm ? 9:30 pm

WHERE: Marine?s Memorial Club
609 Sutter Street, 11th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94102
Tel. (415) 673-6672

MORE INFO: www.sfbig.com

BIG?s 2006 Signature Sponsors include 24/7 Real Media, Google, Yahoo!, ValueClick Media and Washingtonpost.Newsweek Interactive.

The Bay Area Interactive Group (BIG) is a non-profit professional association dedicated to championing innovation in digital marketing to brand marketers, publishers and agencies through educational, networking and association events. Since BIG?s debut in September 2004, BIG has secured over 200 corporate members and more than 1,000 individual memberships. For more information, or to learn how to become a member, go to www.sfbig.com.

Official Website: http://www.sfbig.com

Added by ddsol on May 9, 2006