Friday, July 17, 2009

Official Call for Presenters: Community 2.0 2010

Official Call for Presenters: Community 2.0 2010
From: Kelly Potanka
Re: Community 2.0 2010
Deadline: Friday, August 14th, 2009
Event Date: May 2010

Production has begun for Community 2.0 2010 - THE destination for harnessing the power of communities to propel business growth.

For 2010 the event will focus on real-time examples from corporations that illustrate action-focused deliverables that produced business results. We are looking for case studies from corporate practitioners as to how they used community to drive results for:
• Innovation, NPD, R&D
• Market Research, Customer Insights
• Conversational Marketing, Brand Building & Loyalty, PR, Engagement, Community
• Business & Competitive Intelligence
• Customer Support

If you are a corporate practitioner, we invite you to submit a speaking proposal directly to Kelly Potanka, Conference Producer, on or before Friday, August 14th, 2009. Send to kpotanka@iirusa.com or call 646-895-7330. Please note: abstracts are reviewed and selected on a rolling basis, so please submit early. For consideration, please include:
• Proposed speaker name(s), job title(s), and company name(s)
• Contact information including address, telephone and fax numbers and e-mail
• Talk title
• Summary of the presentation (3-5 sentences)
• What the audience will gain from your presentation (please list 3-5 key “take-aways”)

Added Bonus: Each speaker will receive free admission to the conference (a $2000+ value) including admission to all conference sessions, workshops, networking breaks, lunches, exhibit halls, etc.

Who will attend this premier cross-industry conference on online communities and social media?
C-level executives, VPs, Directors, Analysts, Community Managers, Research Directors, Product Managers, Creative Directors, Interactive Designers, Market Researchers, Trends Experts, Customer Service Executives, Innovation Directors, and Consultants.

Potential Topics for 2010 Include:

• Community metrics/ROI
• Who owns community?
• Lessons learned from non-profit communities
• Making your community sustainable
• Preventing community burn-out/fatigue
• Best practices and trends in external and internal enterprise micro blogging
• Measuring success for internal communities
• Insights into vendor consolidation
• Attracting users, engaging existing users, user incentives
• Legal/policy issues
• Tying your community into corporate strategy
• Processes for finding, thanking, and engaging lead users
• Community management-roles and responsibilities
• Considerations for global communities
• Moving from online to in-person communities
**Please feel free to submit additional topics of your choice

Due to the high volume of responses, we are unable to respond to each submission. All those selected to participate as speakers will be notified shortly after the deadline.

Thank you for your interest in Community 2.0. Check for updates and discussion related to the event at http://bit.ly/182Tvn.


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