ORLANDO, Fla.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--IZEA, Inc. (NASDAQ: IZEA), operator of IZEAx, the premier online marketplace connecting brands and publishers with influential content creators, will feature Daymond John in an interview with IZEA Founder, Chairman and CEO, Ted Murphy. Mr. John is Founder, president, and CEO of FUBU, and co-star of ABC’s Emmy-Award winning series, “Shark Tank.”
IZEAFest will take place February 10-11, 2017 at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. The two-day event brings together top content creators, brands and agencies from around the world. IZEAFest 2017’s theme, “Create Your Future,” focuses on ways to use technology and innovative techniques to attract and engage online audiences. IZEAFest 2017 will feature over 20 unique, educational and inspiring sessions needed to transform marketing strategies.
IZEAFest Highlighted Speakers (as of January 11, 2017):
- Chris Brogan, New York Times bestselling co-author of Trust Agents: Using the Web to Build Influence, Improve Reputation, and Earn Trust
- Pete Shankman, Author, Entrepreneur and Founder of Help A Reporter Out (HARO)
- Joe DeMike, Head of Global Business Operations for Accelerator at Google
- Josh Machiz, Director of Integrated Marketing at Nasdaq
- Michelle Dauchy, Chief Marketing Officer at Mercury Marine
- Erik Qualman, bestselling author of Socialnomics, Digital Leader and What Happens in Vegas Stays on YouTube
- Dayvee Sutton, two-time Emmy Award Winning sports journalist, entertainment and lifestyle reporter, social commentator and entrepreneur, and video producer for USA Today Networks
For the full list of Speakers, click here.
IZEAFest 2017 is designed to serve the needs of marketing professionals as well as content creators. Session topics include multiple aspects of influencer marketing and content development. Attendees will learn best practices from the leaders in the space.
In addition to a wide array of educational content, IZEA will be unveiling IZEAx 2.0, the latest generation of their influencer marketing and custom content platform. Guests will also be treated to special performances and exclusive evening events, including private rides at Marvel Super Hero Island at Universal’s Islands of Adventure.
Tickets can be purchased at https://izeafest2017.eventbrite.com.
IZEA operates IZEAx, the premier online marketplace that connects brands with influential content creators. IZEA creators range from leading bloggers and social media personalities to A-list celebrities and professional journalists. Creators are compensated for developing and distributing unique content on behalf of brands including long form text, videos, photos and status updates. Brands receive influential consumer content and engaging, shareable stories that drive awareness. For more information about IZEA, visit http://corp.izea.com.
Safe Harbor Statement
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. These forward-looking statements are based largely on IZEA's expectations and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, certain of which are beyond IZEA's control. Actual results could differ materially from these forward-looking statements as a result of, among other factors, competitive conditions in the content and social sponsorship segment in which IZEA operates, failure to popularize one or more of the marketplace platforms of IZEA and changing economic conditions that are less favorable than expected. In light of these risks and uncertainties, there can be no assurance that the forward-looking information contained in this respect will in fact occur. Please read the full statement and disclosures here: http://corp.izea.com/safe-harbor-statement.