Posts Tagged ‘hi5’

It may look a lot different than depicted in the movie Big, but most New Yorkers will tell you that Toy Fair is still the most fun in town.  And this year, Engage! is co-locating its conference focused on virtual goods, technology platforms, and online/offline toy integration.  Most of the action is at the Jacob Javits […]


Whether you’re North or South this week, there’s lots of fun to be had.  In San Francisco, on W 10/28 the Digital Media Conference West is at the Hotel Kabuki (1625 Post) and on Th-F 10/29-30 the Virtual Goods Summit is at the Westin (50 3rd/Market).  In LA, on Tu-W 10/27-28 Jeff Pulver’s 140 Characters Conference is […]


GDC Austin is in full swing and the Twitter chatter is going strong.  There were a number of exciting summits on Tuesday but the one standout was my client PlaySpan’s Monetization 2.0 Forum. Standing room only as over 220 industry executives packed the room to hear from industry trailblazers. The breadth of speakers and subjects […]


If my now-client PlaySpan has anything to do with the monetization of Facebook and MySpace, it’s sure to be a banner year for social in 2010.  PlaySpan first caught my attention when it won TiECON last May and CEO Karl Mehta’s young son Arjun made an impressive presentation at SD Forum’s Teen Tech Titans on how he […]


Impressive was the crowd producer Charles Hudson amassed for the 2nd annual Social Gaming Summit.  500 came from near and very far…game developers, game show producers, VCs…from Vancouver, Australia, Argentina.  There were moments of surprising candor, mass clicking, ooohs, ahas, gasps, laughs and booming applause.  The networking was stellar, and as the crowd drifted off […]


From 3rd Power LLC, the producers of the iGames Summit 2009 and Virtual Goods Summit 2009, comes the Social Gaming Summit 2009, tomorrow at the Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason, San Francisco.  And what a blast it will be. It’s going to be an awesome crowd with over 450 expected including EA, GigaOm, socialDeck, Viximo, VentureWire, […]