Press Release: Relaunch of Blogging Lebanon Convention

After its unfortunate cancellation last May due to student protests at the American University of Beirut, AUB's Online Collaborative is announcing the relaunch of AUB's First Lebanese Bloggers Convention, now renamed to Blogging Lebanon.

This event that attracted many bloggers from the Arab and international scene is rescheduled to Friday December 3, 2010 at the American University of Beirut (exact venue will be announced later.)

The aim of this convention is to gather bloggers from around the region under one roof. The event will include several guest speaker from different backgrounds who will share their experiences and discuss different topics related to blogging and social media, such cultural aspects, privacy issues, importance of blogs, political implications, and dangers etc...

Currently, the convention organizers are calling for guest speakers who are willing to give short presentations about their area of expertise. The event will also include exhibitions that could help new comic and digital photography bloggers get noticed.

Interested participants are kindly requested to fill in the Application for Guest Speakers before Monday November 8th, 2010.

The organizers are also looking for sponsors and media partners who are willing to help with publicizing the event, providing snacks, beverages, lunch meal, sample products or goody bags, or even radio and TV ads. Interested organizations and individuals are kindly requested to fill in a Sponsors and Media Partners Form.

For more information and inquiries, don't hesitate to contact us at: online.collaborative@gmail.com

We would appreciate greatly if you can help us spread the word!