Sofia • 09 June 2009
The first exhibition for digital marketing and e-commerce in South-eastern Europe – Webit unites the Bulgarian online businesses on the development of the digital revolution.
The first event of its kind in the field of digital marketing and e-commerce for Southeastern Europe: Webit - e-Business & e-Marketing Expo for South-eastern Europe received the support of some of the leading Bulgarian online companies. The global recession did not prevent the most successful companies in this field from applying for participation in the upcoming professional exhibition. The list of participants includes the e-media Investor (Investor.bg, Dnes.bg, Start.bg, Tialoto.bg, Gol.bg, Snimka.bg, Aha.bg, Blog.bg, Rabota.bg, Automedia.bg, Mp3.bg, Teenproblem.net, Nasamnatam.com, Puls.bg), Economedia (capital.bg, dnevnik.bg, karieri.bg, odit.info, The Sofia Echo, Edno.bg), Darik Web (dariknews.bg, gong.bg, darikfinance.bg, lev.bg, lex.bg, tax.bg, signal.bg, zar.bg, album.bg, log.bg, ma4.bg, novinite.bg, darikradio.bg), dir.bg; the interactive, marketing and web companies: design.bg Bulgaria, NetAge, Magstudio, Nextborn, ICYGEN, Cybermark, ABC Design, Web Gravity, Bulgarian Software House, AWSUM Interactive; the hosting companies: Superhosting, ICN.BG and others. The IT experts are convinced in the uniqueness of the event and the benefits it will achieve in the future.
During an informal meeting Mr. Plamen Russev – Founder and Managing Director of design.bg Studios Bulgaria, Chairman of e-Academy and Managing Director of Webit presented the Webit platform in front of his colleagues and partners. He shared with them the main topics covered in the program of the event, i.e. – online media, digital marketing, content management, connectivity and hosting, e-commerce, social media and web 2.0, etc. What stirred huge interest among the guests during the meeting was the announcement of some of the names of the guest speakers who will come for the conference part of the vent. They include some of today’s most renown digital experts: Christian Gallardo - Google's Head of New Markets, Sara Linfoot - Digital Innovation Manager at Guardian, Prinz M. Pinakatt - Interactive Marketing Manager of Coca Cola Group, Norm Johnston - Global Digital Leader of Mindshare Worldwide, Saurav Chopra - Director of Internet Services for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) at Bytemobile, Jonathan Hassell - Head of Usability for BBC.com and many more, including representatives of Amazon, Yandex.ru, eBay, etc. The event organizers from e-Academy made a special gesture towards their guests and revealed that they would grant special discounts to all who reserve exhibition stands in advance. Mr. Russev added that “Webit’s organization model follows the global standards and therefore we, the organizers from e-Academy, rely entirely on the digital solutions in this area.”
Both parts of the event, the conference and exhibition, are of paramount interest to the online and web businesses because each will offer countless business opportunities. On one hand, the conference part of Webit will meet us with leading experts from all over the world, who will speak on the hottest topics within the field of modern integrated marketing communications and digital social environment. Their main purpose is to provide information and know-how, which we can apply immediately to our work. On the other hand, the exhibition part of Webit is a unique platform for every company from South-eastern Europe that operates in the field of digital technologies. This makes the exhibition an attractive meeting point for thousands of clients and decision makers, who are well aware of the need to learn more about the industry and to meet potential solution providers.
Webit will be held on 7 and 8 October 2009 at the National Palace of Culture (NDK), Sofia. Take advantage of the opportunity for registration and free access to the exhibition area now at: www.webit.bg
The event is organized with the special media support of: bTV, Darik radio, Investor, Economedia, SeeNews, Sign Cafe, MetroReklama, Billboard, Wall – media partners for Bulgaria. The eMarketing and strategic partner is design.bg Bulgaria, the creative partner is Leo Burnett and the PR partner is United Partners, SEOM – SEO partner.
About e-Academy: www.e-acad.eu
e-Academy is the first international education institute of its kind on the Balkans which holds a governmental license for professional avocation center in the fields of management and digital marketing.
e-Academy’s short-term objective is to work with companies for the improving the skills and knowledge of the existing human resources. As a result of the training at e-Academy, digital solutions should become an increasingly successful and integrated part of the company’s business development.
e-Academy is a partner of all companies during the process for qualification and improvement of their human resources and provision of future human resources through investment in their adequate and needed training. The provision of professional bachelor degree is a long-term goal and provides the partnering companies with an opportunity to establish scholarships and programs with the e-Academy.
e-Academy organizes international conferences, trainings, discussion panels, round tables, etc.
About design.bg: www.design.bg
Since its establishment in 1999, Design.BG Studios has grown into an international company with offices located in Bulgaria, Switzerland, the Czech Republic and the UK. The company’s portfolio features projects for four governments, dozens of non-governmental organizations, commercial and financial institutions and companies. Advertising and marketing campaigns, social networks concepts, internet online video and multimedia solutions, etc. The studio’s virtual office makes the communication with clients simple and extremely effective, regardless of their location. Today Design.BG Studios is working for clients from 4 continents and has received a number of international design and Internet marketing awards.
For more than 10 years design.bg has been gaining experience in the development of effective web solutions for some of the biggest brands. design.bg plans and implements strategies for online marketing, Internet communications, e-commerce and online customer services; design.bg works for the brand reputation and the communication of the marketing goals of its clients with the help of the tolls of the digital environment.
Experts in different spheres of the digital services work in the offices of design.bg in Bulgaria and Switzerland – this allows them to offer the highest level of services in the field of internet marketing, digital art, databases and content architecture and design, internet online video and multimedia, mobile marketing and communication solutions for social networks and media, as well as development of complex information systems and software.