WebMediaBrands Enters 3D Printing Field with Launch of Inside 3D Printing Trade Show
INSIDE 3D PRINTING: Where 3D Printing Means Business -- Javits Convention Center, New York City, April 22-23, 2013
(New York, NY - January 8, 2013) - WebMediaBrands Inc. (Nasdaq: WEBM) ) today announced the launch of the Inside 3D Printing Conference and Expo (#3DPrintConf) in New York City at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center on April 22-23, 2013. Renowned 3D printing expert Dr. Hod Lipson of Cornell University will serve as the program chair of the inaugural event. Inside 3D Printing consists of two full days of tutorials and conference sessions, as well as an exhibition of 3D printing applications and services. A companion west coast show will take place at the Santa Clara, CA Convention Center in September 2013.
"Inside 3D Printing is the first U.S. event to delve into the present and future of the business impact of 3D printing," stated Alan M. Meckler, Chairman and CEO of WebMediaBrands. "3D printing has become the next great technological disruptive force in the field of 'making things' and according to a recent article in The Economist, 3D printing 'could well rewrite the rules of manufacturing in much the same way as the PC trashed the traditional world of computing.'"
Dr. Hod Lipson is an associate professor and the director of the Creative Machines Lab at Cornell
University. He co-authored the book, Fabricated: The New World of 3D Printing, which will be published February 4, 2013 by John Wiley & Sons.
For event information and registration, please visit: http://inside3dprinting.com
For exhibiting and sponsorship information, please contact Marilyn Reed at [email protected] or 518-793-8167.
About WebMediaBrands Inc.
WebMediaBrands Inc. (Nasdaq: WEBM) (http://www.webmediabrands.com) is a leading Internet media company that provides content, education, and career services to social media, traditional media, and creative professionals through a portfolio of vertical online properties, communities, and trade shows. The Company's online business includes: (i) mediabistro.com, a leading blog network providing content, education, community, and career resources (including the industry's leading online job board) about major media industry verticals including new media, social media, Facebook, TV news, advertising, public relations, publishing, design, and mobile; (ii) InsideNetwork.com, a leading network of online properties providing original market research, data services, news, and job listings on the Facebook platform, on social gaming, and on mobile applications ecosystems; and (iii) SemanticWeb.com, a leading blog providing content, education, community resources and career resources on the commercialization and application of Semantic Technologies, Linked Data, and Big Data. The Company's online business also includes community, membership and e-commerce offerings including a freelance listing service, a marketplace for designing and purchasing logos (stocklogos.com) and premium membership services. 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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