Street Fight Summit 2011
Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at 8:00 AM - Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at 6:00 PM (EDT)
Join top thinkers from from Patch, Foursquare, Yipit, Fwix, Topix, Gilt City, Zaarly and many others at the forefront of the hyperlocal industry
The Battle for $150 Billion in Local Advertising — How Will It Be Won?
At Street Fight’s kick-off conference this fall, industry leaders will debate the strategies that will define a lasting, sustainable new landscape for local online marketing. Join hundreds of peers in further shaping this exciting new industry. Confirmed participants include:
* Vinicius Vacanti, co-founder, Yipit * Evan Cohen, general manager, Foursquare * Nate Richardson, president, Gilt City * Warren Webster, president, Patch * Mark Josephson, SVP revenue, AOL Local * Ezra Kucharz, president, CBS Local Digital Media * Darian Shirazi, CEO, Fwix * Chris Tolles, CEO, Topix * Carll Tucker, CEO, Main St. Connect * Jim Brady, editor-in-chief, Journal Register * Larry Kramer, founder and CEO, CBS Marketwatch * John Valentine, biz dev director, SCVNGR/LevelUp * Lockhart Steele, president and founder, Curbed * Jeff Jarvis, blogger/professor, BuzzMachine * Mindy Finn, partner, EngageDC * Jonathan Butler, publisher, Brownstoner * Leela de Kretser, editorial director and publisher, DNAInfo * Gary Cowan, SVP product and marketing, Datasphere * Bo Fishback, CEO, Zaarly * David Tisch, managing director NYC, TechStars * Duncan McCall, CEO, PlaceIQ * Debra Galant, co-founder, Baristanet * Luke Stangel, co-founder, Tackable * Ann Baldinucci, co-founder and CEO, NabeWise * Mark Potts, founder, Backfence * Jeremy Geiger, CEO, Retailigence * Alistair Goodman, CEO, Placecast * Rick Blair, former CEO, Examiner * Perry Evans, CEO, Closely * Josh Fenton, co-founder, GoLocal * Rich Masterson, chairman, CampaignGrid * Eli Portnoy, CEO, Think Near * David Pachter, CEO, LocalVox * Saumil Nanavati, CEO, Chalkboard * Mark Watkins, co-founder, goby * Nihal Mehta, CEO, LocalResponse * Kam Lasater, co-founder, SeeClickFix * Jonty Kelt, CEO, GroupCommerce * Shawn McGinness, business manager, St. Louis Beacon * Chad Billmyer, CEO, DealBird * Scott Brodbeck, editor, ARLNow * Michael Shapiro, CEO, The Alternative Press * Doug Heddings, president, Heddings Property Group * Cheryl Yeoh, CEO, CityPockets * Jonathan Bellinger, digital strategy director, JWT NY
In recent years, new media and technology models have emerged to make it more powerful than ever to engage more local consumers. But the battle is still underway as daily deals, location-based services and hyperlocal publishers bid to be the ultimate solution to local merchants’ marketing needs. Over two days this fall, leading hyperlocal thinkers will come together to debate and present ideas, strategies and products that they believe will decide the outcome.
Check back later for a final agenda.