Digital Spring Summit for Europe – The Next Web Conference, (25) 26-27 April 2012, Amsterdam

Logo The Next Web Conference 2012

Logo The Next Web Conference 2012

It’s number seven, baby! – Once again The Next Web Conference is coming to Amsterdam end of upcoming month from 26-27 April 2012, and the agenda will probably rock the European digital crowd! The event will start with the exclusive CxO Summit on 25 April, at the amazing Westergasfabriek location (Klonneplein 2-4, Amsterdam, The Netherlands).

Apart from the main focus, the digital thing, the conference will consequently address a variety of professional audiences like foundersinvestors, and business from start-ups to enterprises in general as well as interactive and marketing agencies. Special tracks are planned for designersdevelopers (including a Hack Battle) and students.

What a Furious Keynote Line-Up

Here’s a quick name-dropping of some speakers nominated for the main conference:

– Ehm, you don’t know What breadpig is, yet?

– Source: Breadpig via YouTube

So don’t forget to bring some tulips this spring for your darling! 
– Click here to register for the The Next Web Conference 2012.

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About The Biggest US Social Media Festival: South by Southwest SXSW

This March is social again: Since last week and until today South by Southwest 2011 takes place at Austin, Texas, which is the most important in terms of variety of topics and biggest festival with social media focus in the US. Emphasis is on the specialized events‘ track for Music, Film und Interactive.

During the event a amount of new topics, information, and dialogue is shown at trade shows, conferences and discussions. Main attractions are countless panels, night talks, and parties. Accompanying exhibitions and competitions are organized additionally.

By the way: It is not a national American event against any expectation. Between 11 and 23 percent (Film festival) of the attendees are international and have visited SXSW (2010) from abroad, joined from – officially – 54 nations (Interactive track).

The enormous economical impact of  the 10-day-event can be seen at the infographic below, based on details from last year:

SXSW_Economy

–Source: RetailMeNot

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