The standout experiences of LeWeb London 2013

The second LeWeb London conference took place earlier this month when 1,200 or so people gathered in London  – joined by thousands more via the net – to hear other people talk about the sharing economy. That dry description belies the dynamism and exuberance of this seminal biz/tech conference and exhibition  that has grown from the social homebrew kick-start days of blogging nearly a decade ago to being arguably the most influential European conference of its type today. I was…

Immersive LeWeb London

Today, June 5, is the first day of LeWeb London 2013, the two-day biz-tech fest that nearly 900 people have signed up to be part of, along with speakers, sponsors, journos and official bloggers. In that latter group, I’m one. The programme is terrific, and I’m really looking forward to being part of it all over the next two days. Thanks to the magic of WordPress scheduled posts, you’ll read this post at about the time on Wednesday morning I…

Good reasons to be at LeWeb London in June

In ten days time, LeWeb London takes place. The overall theme is the sharing economy; the speaker line-up is fabulous, the agenda is compelling and, so, far, over 850 people have booked to be there on June 5 and 6. This third LeWeb conference in London – to complement the winter LeWeb Paris that’s been happening every year since the mid 00s – looks set to be as good as every LeWeb in recent years, and will once again feature…

Hanging out at LeWeb London in June 2013

Last year at both LeWeb conferences in London and Paris,  I joined in live discussions for some of the sessions and with presenters via Google Hangout On Air. Being parachuted-in this way not only let me be part of things from afar but also showed what is possible today to expand an event’s horizons dramatically by making it accessible to everyone with an internet connection. Thus you enrich the total event experience for everyone – event-goers, the organizers, the sponsors…

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