conferences

  • Conference Networking App Topi Gets Deep Meetup Integration

    Conference Networking App Topi Gets Deep Meetup Integration

    Topi, a mobile event networking app that wants to help you find the right people to talk to at large conferences, today announced that it has launched a nifty integration with Meetup. The new feature will allow that site’s members to more easily find each other at events and stay in touch even after the event ends or at other events in the future. Topi also now uses geofencing to… Read More

  • After Cashing Out Of Seesmic, Loic LeMeur Sells Majority Stake In LeWeb Conference Biz To ReedMidem

    After Cashing Out Of Seesmic, Loic LeMeur Sells Majority Stake In LeWeb Conference Biz To ReedMidem

    Here’s a crash-bang follow up to last week’s LeWeb tech conference in Paris. Today, the trade event giant Reed Exhibitions announced that it has bought a majority stake in the franchise from Loic and Geraldine LeMeur, who founded the event in 2004 in Paris and have grown it to be one of the bigger tech conferences in Europe. Read More

  • Can MacWorld – or any tech conference – survive the next decade?


    Comic from the great NatalieDee The Grube talks about an Apple-less MacWorld and how it will be a pretty sad show without the regular one-ring circus that is the Steve Jobs keynote but that it won’t be absolutely horrible, with smaller companies actually getting some attention this time. My thinking? Nah. Big trade shows are going down and here are a few reasons why: Read More

  • Penny Arcade Expo 2008: We're here!

    Good morning sunshines! It’s day one of PAX ’08, and Devin Coldewey and I are badged up and on the scene. Today’s looking to be a crazy day, with just about every big league name in the gaming industry making an appearance. Bungie, Harmonix, Microsoft, Sony, Nintendo, Rockstar, Valve, EA — the list goes on and on. Then it goes on some more. There’s the PAX… Read More