Silicon Valley Experts Discuss Communications in the Conversational Age

February 1, 2010

Over 160 PR and IR professionals joined our Business Wire Silicon Valley media breakfast panel at Advanced Micro Devices’ (AMD) Conference center on Thursday, January 14th, in Sunnyvale, CA for an engaging discourse on best practices in public and media relations. Here is a video from the event:

Moderated by Anthony DeRico, Director of Digital Media at Nielsen and co-founder of Think Communications, the thought leaders and panelists included:

Here are some of the key insights provided by our panelists:

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Upcoming Business Wire Events – December 3 Edition

December 4, 2009

Join Business Wire experts in your area for media breakfasts, panel discussions and other insightful events. We bring local media members and industry thought leaders to your market to discuss today’s most relevant topics, from writing for SEO to marketing with social media. Best of all, Business Wire events are usually free of charge. Check out some of our upcoming events in your area:

Meet the Media Breakfast: Communicating With Different Ethnicities

Hosted by Business Wire Charlotte

Join Business Wire Charlotte for breakfast and a panel discussion on best practices for reaching the increasingly important African-American and Latin-American communities. Panelists include Dee Dixon, Publisher of Pride Magazine; Hernando Ramirez-Santos, News Editor of Que Pasa; and Juan Pablo Giometti, MBA, Managing Director of The Latin Focus and President and CEO of National Hispanic Entrepreneurs’ Organization. This event is free for Business Wire members and $10 for non-members.

Tuesday, December 8 at 7:30am ET
The Morehead Inn
1122 E. Morehead St., Charlotte, NC 28204
To register: Please RSVP to Angela Hayworth at angela.hayworth@businesswire.com or call 704-347-1590 by Friday, December 4.

Business Wire Invites You to Meet Our Editors

Hosted by Business Wire Nashville

With 30 bureaus around the world and more newsrooms than all of our competitors combined, Business Wire is proud to provide local expertise and superior service, backed by the most accurate editors in the world. Business Wire Nashville invites you to come enjoy delicious hors d’oeuvres and meet our experienced staff. This event is free for all attendees.

Thursday, December 10 at 4pm CT
Amerigo
1920 West End Ave., Nashville, TN 37203
To register: Please RSVP by Friday, December 4 to Denise Higgins at denise.higgins@businesswire.com or call 615.661.6123.

Traditional Tactics and Digital Dimensions: Strategic Thinking on PR, IR and Media Relations in the Conversational Age

Hosted by Business Wire Silicon Valley

Join Business Wire Silicon Valley in a panel discussion about new strategies, best practices and tools for better managing & measuring your communications effectiveness during this Conversational Age. How do you use new tools, platforms, outlets and channels to gain greater visibility for corporate messaging, product announcements and personal brands? Panelists include Courtney Barnes, co-author of Digital Strategies for Powerful Corporate Communications and VP/Director of Content Strategy at MH Group Communications; Deborah Schultz, Partner, Innovation Practice, Altimeter Group; Rachel Polish, Vice President, Senior Digital Strategist, Ogilvy Worldwide; and Ruth Cotter, Director of Investor Relations and Treasury, AMD. This event is free for Business Wire members and $15 for non-members.

Thursday, January 14th, 2010 at 8:30am PT
AMD’s Corporate Meeting Center
One AMD Place, Sunnyvale, CA 94085
To register: Please RSVP by Thursday, January 7th, 2010 to Eric Baker at Eric.Baker@businesswire.com or at 408.970.4550

For more upcoming local Business Wire events or to see what’s coming up in our award-winning webinar series, visit http://www.businesswire.com/portal/site/home/business-wire-events.

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