We’re really thrilled to have the support of so many organisations for our little festival. You’ve seen the logos on the side bar, but here’s a bit more about them and links to their own events if they’re running one.
Thrilled to bits to include Techcrunch Europe as a festival media and community partner. Mike Butcher and his team of editors work damn hard to cover the European tech scene and mobile is, of course, a growing part of that. Mike’s in town all week and will be hosting an event as part of the festival.
thefonecast.com are our festival podcast partner. They’re going to be reporting from the fringe and will be attending many of our events. Not only that, they’re offering their podcasting services. So if you fancy doing a discussion podcast and get it featured on thefonecast.com website and our website, then get in touch with Mark at thefonecast.com or Helen. It’s an inexpensive way to get further exposure at this year’s Mobile World Congress and make congress work just that bit harder for you.
Our fantastic Innovation on the Fringe Partner Twilio offer a simple, but powerful, cloud communications API. This means you can now add voice or sms capability to your web or mobile app in minutes. More than 150,000 developers around the world are already using Twilio, and you can check out some of the cool stuff they have built here. The Twilio API is agnostic to language, so you don’t need to learn anything new to use it. To get a head start check out our comprehensive documentation, how-to guides and video tutorials.
We’re a big fan of the global Mobile Monday community. Their tag line of ‘bringing the mobile community together’ resonates well with us and we’re delighted to welcome so many of the global members this year to the festival. If you don’t know it already, Mobile Monday has over 100 chapters globally running regular, free-to-attend events covering all aspects of mobile. It’s a great community to be involved with and even better now they’re beefing up their online presence. What can we say, but get involved!
For a good read on what’s happening across the mobile industry in Europe, then have a read of Mobile Europe. They analyse the major developments in wireless technologies and markets and reach top decision makers within Operators, Service Providers, OEMs and the large user corporations that have driven demand in the world’s leading mobile market of Europe.
Peggy Anne Salz has long been a supporter of the mobile marketing and advertising worlds and has been covering the sector for some years now. She writes the annual Netsize Guide. She also runs the Carnival of the Mobilists and will shortly be starting a new series of podcasts. Always with a smile on her face and a friendly welcome, you’ll see her out and about at Congress.
Jim Cook has been reporting on mobile advertising since we can’t remember when and now covers the crossover between mobile, media and advertising. Our founder, Helen, has been a judge with Jim on several awards juries and he’s always a delight to work with having such a deep knowledge of and affection for the sector. Watch out for Jim’s coverage of the mobile media scene from Congress and the fringe.
David, John, Celeste, Becks and the rest of the team do a stirling job of covering everything and anything to do with the world of mobile marketing. They also happen to run a selection of great events from intimate masterclasses to large-scale summits to help people get to grips with the sector. They also have an annual awards ceremony where the great and the good of the global mobile marketing scene get together to celebrate their successes. Our founder was privileged to host it this year with editor, David Murphy. They have a few events this year as part of the festival offering a look at what’s new and what’s hot in the world of mobile marketing.
MEF is the global community for mobile content and commerce. It is the leading trade organisation for companies wishing to monetise their goods, services and digital products via the mobile connected device. They have a diverse membership and shape industry growth, connect thought leaders and spearhead groundbreaking initiatives which explore and promote monetisation opportunities. MEF is an active community partner with the fringe festival so watch this space for details of events we’re collaborating on. We may even be able to get our hands on a handful of tickets to give away for their much sought-after MEF Connects party.
160 Characters is the SMS and mobile messaging association which has been going since 2001 and seen a lot of change when it comes to the world of messaging. As the name might suggest, their thing is messaging in all its formats and that’s what they cover on their website and their breakfast briefings. There’ll be a breakfast briefing happening as part of the festival and we’ll update you with news on that event as we get it.
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