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2010 Press Announces Mediabistro Circus Conference, May 20, 2010, in New York

(New York, NY - March 11, 2010) (a division of WebMediaBrands Inc., Nasdaq: WEBM) announces its annual Mediabistro Circus, a conference about media and technology, will be held May 20, 2010 at 92YTribeca in New York City. This year's Circus theme is Visionaries and Provocateurs: Women in Media and Technology.

The ever-dynamic Mediabistro Circus returns as a forum for exchanging ideas with foremost thought leaders. This year, the Mediabistro Circus focuses on women as visionary leaders who have challenged traditional thinking at a time of great economic upheaval.

Some have rewritten conventional rules as they lead organizations in media and technology. Others have surmounted huge challenges as they built startups into viable businesses. All have uncovered new ideas about growth, change, and innovation. "The Mediabistro Circus is about bringing the community together to learn from media gurus, get inspired, make contacts, and have some fun," says Director Carmen Scheidel. "This year, we're excited to feature women who we admire for challenging traditional thinking and forging new paths in a time of great economic upheaval."

Confirmed speakers include
Alice McKown, Executive Director of Marketing at Conde Nast Digital, on Social Media
Lisa Hsia, Senior Vice President at Bravo Digital Media, on the Next Age of Broadcasting
Susan Lyne, CEO at Gilt Groupe, on Taking a Fresh Approach
Carol Smith, SVP, Chief Brand Officer at ELLE Group, on Embracing Risk
Brandon Holley, Editor in Chief, Yahoo! Shine, on Online Communities for Women

For a complete list of speakers and the agenda, visit

The vendor area will be a marketplace for organizations that offer products and services for all aspects of the media world. Mediabistro Circus will also provide the critical element that can only be found at a live event -- face-to-face conversations that lead to business development and partnership opportunities.

For sponsorship and exhibit information, contact:
Dave Arganbright
(212) 547-7931
[email protected]

For information about mediabistro events, contact:
Stephanie Mack
(212) 547-7888
[email protected]

About MediabistroEvents

Mediabistro has a full line of more than 20 in-person conference and panel events for media and technology professionals. In addition to Think Mobile, other bi-annual events include the Social Gaming Summit (May 6-7, San Francisco), Virtual Goods Summit (October, San Francisco), eBook Summit (December 15-16, NYC), and the Semantic Web Summit (November 8-9, Boston). One-day events scheduled for 2010 include the Freemium Summit (March 26, San Francisco), Social Developer Summit (June 29, San Francisco), Mediabistro Circus (May 20, NYC) and the Mediabistro Career Circus (August 4, NYC). Mediabistro also hosts more than 130 cocktail parties each year, and produces evening panels on topics including social media, journalism, advertising, design, and web content and video. For more information, visit  

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