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Call for Speakers

Thank you for considering a speaking opportunity at the Engage! Expo 2010 at Toy Fair. We realize your time is valuable and have tried to keep the submission process as brief as possible. The fourth annual Engage! Conference, Engage! 2010, takes place February 16-17, 2009 in New York City alongside American International Toy Fair.

Please read the details on this page before submitting a proposal

Engage! Expo 2010 at Toy Fair provides companies the information and resources they need to engage with kids and youth online. The conference focuses primarily the business of engaging kids and tweens online but may also include select sessions skewed toward reaching older demographics (teens, young adults, parents).

Engage! 2010 audience includes companies with offline or online products or services geared toward kids and tweens: including toys companies, entertainment companies, youth brands, consumer brands and agencies.

Held simultaneously, Engage! and Toy Fair will bring together more than 25,000 attendees, including 1,000 members of the media. For more details on the Engage! @ Toy Fair partnership please read the FAQ.

Engage! Conference sessions focus on the business operation or development of online, youth-focused services (including stand alone online services, online services integrated with other media, and online services integrated with off-line products). Our goal is to provide attendees the knowledge to grow their businesses by presenting them with these critical solutions:

1. key insights into new monetization strategies
2. proven ways to create and strengthen customer relationships
3. provide essential marketing solutions to maximize reach

Subject matter is expected to include: Online Play, Technology, Creativity, Market Trends, Demographics, Marketing Strategy (kid, tweens, teens, parents), Business Strategy, Monetization, Virtual Worlds, Web Sites, Moderation/Community, Safety/COPPA, Metrics, Mobile Internet, Web-Connected Toys, Cross Media/Brand Extensions, Video Games, Traditional Toys/Trends, Industry Leadership.

Speakers should be active practitioners in their field.

All proposals are due by Friday, September 4, 2009.

NOTE: Speakers are confirmed on a rolling basis and we encourage prospective speakers to submit their proposals as soon as possible.

cWhat To Prepare

Please prepare to provide the following items.

1. Speaker email address
2. Speaker first and last name
3. Company Name
4. Job Title (occupation)
5. Phone Number
6. Mailing Address + City, State, Zip Code and Country
7. Speaker's Web Site
8. Speaker Bio (100 words)
9. Subject you would like to speak on?
10. Presentation Format options:
             15, 20, 30 or 60-minute Lecture
             60-minute panel
             20, 30-minute case study
11. Title of your presentation
12. What virtual world platforms will be referenced in your session
13. Audience level (All, Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced)
14. Additional speakers you think would add value to your session's topic and discussion
15. Presentation description (100 words)
16. Intended audience and prerequisites (50 words)
17. The takeaway from this presentation. (e.g. What will attendees learn?) (50 words)
18. Would you be interested in using the Engage! conference as a platform to announce product- or company-related news
19 Administrative contact information
20. Do you have any interest in moderating a session, prefer to be part of a panel, or be a sole presenter?
21. Do have any presentations (slides, video of panels) posted online? If so, can you provide URLs?

You can also review our Engage NYC 2009 site for previous details.


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