WebMediaBrands Announces Inaugural Inside Bitcoins Conference in New York City on July 30, 2013


WebMediaBrands Announces Inaugural Inside Bitcoins Conference in New York City on July 30, 2013

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- WebMediaBrands Inc. (NAS: WEBM) today announced the launch of its newest conference, Inside Bitcoins, July 30, 2013 in New York City. The conference will explore key issues including the future of virtual currency, FinTech business trends, investment strategies and opportunities, bitcoins, cryptocurrency, freedom of speech, and more.

Charlie Shrem, Vice Chairman, Bitcoinfoundation.org and Chief Executive Officer of BITINSTANT, will deliver the keynote presentation entitled "Bitcoin and The Future of Currency." Shrem will discuss how he runs one of the largest and most well known alternative payment companies.

Additional conference speakers include Trevor Timm, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Freedom of the Press Foundation, Jaron Lukasiewicz, CEO of Coinsetter, Marc Hochstein, Executive Editor of American Banker, and Alan Safahi, Founder and CEO of ZipZap, Inc.

"Bitcoin and other virtual currencies are gaining acceptance worldwide, yet there is great confusion by commercial organizations, governments, and entrepreneurs about the bitcoin ecosystem and its future," stated Alan M. Meckler, Chairman and CEO of WebMediaBrands. "Our Inside Bitcoins conference, held in the commercial center of the world, is sure to clarify the present and future utilization of virtual currencies."

For complete information on the Inside Bitcoins conference, please visit http://insidebitcoins.com.

For sponsorship opportunities, contact Frank Fazio at eventsales@mediabistro.com or 203-662-2887.

About WebMediaBrands Inc.

WebMediaBrands Inc. (NAS: WEBM) (http://www.webmediabrands.com) is a leading Internet media company that provides content, education, and career services to social media, traditional media, and creative professionals through a portfolio of vertical online properties, communities, and trade shows. The Company's online business includes: (i) mediabistro.com, a leading blog network providing content, education, community, and career resources (including the industry's leading online job board) about major media industry verticals including new media, social media, Facebook, TV news, advertising, public relations, publishing, design, and mobile; (ii) InsideNetwork.com, a leading network of online properties providing original market research, data services, news, and job listings on the Facebook platform, on social gaming, and on mobile applications ecosystems; and (iii) SemanticWeb.com, a leading blog providing content, education, community resources and career resources on the commercialization and application of Semantic Technologies, Linked Data, and Big Data. The Company's online business also includes community, membership and e-commerce offerings including a freelance listing service, a marketplace for designing and purchasing logos (stocklogos.com) and premium membership services. The Company's trade show and educational offerings include conferences, online and in-person courses, and video subscription libraries on topics covered by the Company's online business.

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