Mashable.com has announced its U.S. Summer Tour for 2008 and Boston is one of seven destinations.Mashable.com is one of the Top 10 most popular blogs in the world according to Technorati.com. It focuses on providing up-to-the-minute news about the Web 2.0 phenomenon that is social networking. It was started by Pete Cashmore in a small town in the north of Scotland.
U.S. Summer Tour 2008
The Mashable Summer Tour will feature a social networking event in each city. Each event will feature the following:
- approximately 500 to 900 attendees
- networking opportunities
- formal introductions to the sponsors
- raffle prizes
- drink tickets
- light appetizers
Here are the locations and dates for Mashable's US Summer Tour 2008:
- Seattle | July 12
- San Francisco | July 15
- Los Angeles | July 18
- Austin | July 30
- Miami | August 2
- Boston | August 5
- New York City | August 7
Here are the details of the Boston event:
Local sponsors include the following (click the "in" icon to reveal your LinkedIn contacts at each company):
Additional local sponsors will be included as the event draws near.
Registration is required and is available online via Eventbrite. The cost is $17 for the first 100 to register by August 4. Additional tickets will be made available for $21 after the first slots are filled.
Expand Your Network
If you are a Web Designer/Developer and want to learn more about Web 2.0 and social networking then your action plan is as follows: