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Listen, build, engage: Nevada Interactive Media Summit returns March 6


The second Nevada Interactive Media Summit will bring together business owners, non-profit advocates, publishers, newsmakers, bloggers, podcasters, filmmakers, media, PR and advertising professionals and anyone else interested in interactive media from every corner of Nevada  together for hands-on learning, rich discussions, opportunities to meet with local companies working in interactive media and plentiful networking opportunities.

When:  Saturday, March 6th, 9:00am to 5:00pm

WhereJoe Crowley Student Union building, University of Nevada, Reno (campus map)

Keynote by Erin Kotecki Vest, @QueenofSpain

Erin Kotecki Vest spent ten years as a broadcast journalist in Los Angeles, Orlando and Detroit winning six Golden Mic Awards with LA news institution KFWB. She now serves as Producer of Special Projects for BlogHer.com where she hosts BlogHer Backtalk. She also tries to contribute to the Huffington Post, MOMocrats.com, and her own site Queen of Spain Blog as often as she can.

Nevada Interactive Media Summit Is sponsored by

Where will the summit take place?

NevadaInteract ’10 will be at the University of Nevada, Reno’s Joe Crowley Student Union building on March 6th, 2010.  We do not have an event hotel but there are several reasonable options located within a free five minute bus ride to the UNR campus.

Where can I find the ’10 agenda?

The Nevada Interact Summit will take place all day Saturday, March 6th and will include a keynote session and break-out sessions across multiple tracks:

  • Tools & Techniques
  • Best Practices
  • Innovation & Entrepreneurship

You can see last year’s conference sessions here.  This year’s conference schedule will be published in February.

Who should attend?

Nevada Interact is open to anyone and everyone who considers themselves part of the interactive media community, but the event is particularly focused on highlighting the skills and talents of those working in the state. People at ALL levels of experience are encouraged to attend!  We promise there’s something for everyone.

What does it cost?

We are doing this on the cheap thanks to our sponsors.  Nevada Interact Summit ’10 costs $25.00. Ticket price includes admission and all programming and lunch.  All attendees must register online by March 4th or pay the $40 walk-in fee.

Please note:  Nevada Interactive Media Summit cannot issue refunds.

Where can I find more information?

For regular updates on all Nevada Interact news, please see the Nevada Interact blog and the Nevada Interactive Media Summit site for updates.

Call for Proposals

We especially encourage proposals that address the Nevada Interact theme “Listening, Building, Engaging” and fits into the three tracks:

  • Tools & Techniques
  • Best Practices
  • Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Visit the Proposal Submissions page for more information on how to submit a proposal. Proposal deadline is February 8th, 2010.

Bob Conrad
Bob Conradhttp://thisisreno.com
Bob Conrad is publisher, editor and co-founder of This Is Reno. He has served in communications positions for various state agencies and earned a doctorate in educational leadership from the University of Nevada, Reno in 2011. He is also a part time instructor at UNR and sits on the boards of the Nevada Press Association and Nevada Open Government Coalition.