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2011 Press

Mediabistro to Launch Two Additional Trade Shows - AllFacebook Expo and Socialize: Monetizing Social Media

New York, NY - January 19, 2011 - (a division of WebMediaBrands Inc., Nasdaq: WEBM) today announced two new trade shows in the social media space that will be held in San Francisco and New York City this year.

AllFacebook Expo will be held in San Francisco, June 27-28, 2011 and in New York City, December 13-14, 2011. The two-day event will have three tracks and will be programmed by the editors of including Nick O’Neill. AllFacebook Expo will cover:

  • Pages and Places
  • Applications and Credits
  • Advertising

Socialize: Monetizing Social Media will be held in New York City, March 31-April 1, 2011 and in San Francisco, October 20-21, 2011. The comprehensive two-day event will feature four informative tracks and will be programmed by editors and resident experts at,, and Fostering an ideal climate for innovation, networking and open dialogue, Socialize unites business leaders in gaming, virtual goods, mobile, marketing, and media for two days of learning, connecting, and sharing about all things social. By focusing on emerging trends and monetization issues, Socialize delivers up-to-the-minute advice and real-world intelligence on how to generate revenue by tapping the power of social media.

Keynote speakers at Socialize East in New York include Mitch Joel, President of Twist Image and one of the most influential authorities on Blog Marketing in the world, and Ian Schafer, Founder and CEO of Deep Focus and one of advertising's most influential voices in interactive marketing and social media.

Socialize: Monetizing Social Media incorporates, in the United States only, Mediabistro’s well known Social Gaming Summit and Virtual Goods Summit. Social Gaming Summit and Virtual Goods Summit will continue to run together annually in London, England and Berlin, Germany. For the complete schedule, visit

About WebMediaBrands Inc.
WebMediaBrands Inc. is an Internet media company that provides content, education, trade shows and online job board services to media and business professionals. The Company's online business includes: (i), a leading blog network providing content, career and educational resources about major media markets and industry verticals including new media, social media, Facebook, TV news, advertising, public relations, publishing, design and mobile; (ii), providing industry leading content on Semantic Web technology; (iii) Brands of the World, Ads of the World and other related websites, providing industry leading content for creative, advertising, and design professionals; and (iv) e-commerce websites including Freelance Marketplace and The Company's trade show and educational offerings include conferences, online and in-person courses, and video subscription libraries on topics covered by the Company's online business.
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