Webit 2011’s organizers are expecting over 5,000 visitors from more than 40 countries to join this year’s event edition, that will take place on October 26th-27th, at Inter Expo Center, Sofia.
Until now, more than 3,400 professionals from 37 countries, passionate about digital marketing, creative, social media, e-commerce, mobile & browser games and startups, already registered for Webit Congress 2011. With less than 20 days for registration, the organizers have prepared a shortlist of the registered delegates so far.
On this year’s Webit agenda there are:
- The Main Stage – a two-day conference, dedicated to digital marketing, web 2.0, successful sales, etc., with top-level keynotes from Google, Facebook, Yahoo!, Microsoft, BMW and tens of other speakers. The Main Stage is visited by C-level management, marketing / brand managers, sales, business development and social media experts.
- The Social Media MasterClass (a half-day training): You can still book your seat for the masterclass, presented by one of the gurus in the field – Gillian Muessig (President and Co-founder of the world’s most successful SEO company, SEOmoz). She will share her invaluable experience in building and managing online brand communities. The masterclass is suitable for marketing / brand managers, online and traditional media experts.
- The Creative Lounge Conference (a one-day conference): The advertising and creative experts will have the unique opportunity to meet and hear the keynotes, delivered by creative icons like Edward Opara (Partner, Pentagram), Jason Little (Creative Director, Landor), Tom Adams (Chief Digital Officer, FutureBrand Worldwide), Marvin Liao (Commercial Director for EMEA, Yahoo!, who will present the most creative adverting campaigns run on Yahoo! in recent years). The conference welcomes brand/creative/art directors, designers and creative specialists.
- GamesVille (a one-day conference): Meet some of the top players in the mobile/browser games industry, including one of the key people behind Angry Birds, Julien Fourgeaud, who will share his experience of turning a game into a “piggy bank”. Among GamesVille visitors are game developers, online advertising and payment system specialists.
- StartUp Village (a one-day conference): How to establish a successful startup, the route from a local company to an international phenomenon, how to market and fund a your startup and more. Among the lecturers is Ilja Laurs, whose company GetJar has been announced by The Times Magazine as one of the “10 Start-Ups That Will Change Your Life”. The conference attracts entrepreneurs, angel investors and VCs and marketing specialists.
- DevCamp (free workshops): welcomes web/mobile app developers, with free trainings from PayPal and Mtel.