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Inclusive Innovation Arrives in Colombia

Inclusive Innovation Arrives in Colombia | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

For the first time, Bogota in 2017 will host LGBT Confex, bringing an event with seven years of success in Mexico to Colombia’s capital. A historic opportunity for the city to provide a meeting place for professionals, executives, entrepreneurs, suppliers, personalities and students from various sectors who see inclusion and diversity as crucial for marketing now and in the future, LGBT Confex is the only conference of its kind in Colombia and in Latin America.

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Bogota is ready to welcome more than 20 exhibitors and more than 30 speakers and presenters on May 26 and 27, with appointments and presentations about various issues and trends related to the central theme of this year’s conference: “Inclusive Innovation: we create. we innovate. we revolutionize.”

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LGBT Week 2017 is Taking Shape for Best Year Ever

LGBT Week 2017 is Taking Shape for Best Year Ever | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it
LGBT Week 2017, May 15-19, 2017 in New York, NY, is taking shape and is set to be our best week’s event thus far!  With an incredible team of partners, including Rivendell Media and Argentina…
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LGBT Business Council Summit - Allentown, PA - Mar 7

LGBT Business Council Summit - Allentown, PA - Mar 7 | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Join the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce at the first LGBT Business Summit in the Lehigh Valley on March 7th at Muhlenberg College from 9am-2pm.

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They are excited to announce their featured keynote speaker: Lea DeLaria!  In addition, Matt Skallerud of Pink Banana Media will be speaking there as well.

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Don’t Miss These LGBT Events at SXSW 2017

Don’t Miss These LGBT Events at SXSW 2017 | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it
This year, March 10-19, 2017, there are even more LGBT seminars, workshops, panels and meetups than ever before. Some of the top LGBT highlights for this incredibly energized week in Austin, Texas include
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Making a Space for LGBT Meeting Professionals

Making a Space for LGBT Meeting Professionals | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it
Seeing an “underserved” need, David Jefferys this summer launched the first association for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender meeting planners and those who plan LGBT events.
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LGBT Confex set for 6th Annual International Business & Tourism Forum

LGBT Confex set for 6th Annual International Business & Tourism Forum | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it
LGBT Confex’s sixth edition of its International Business & Tourism Forum is set to take place in Mexico City’s World Trade Center from October 26 to 27.
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More than 60 exhibitors and 30 speakers will take part in this year’s forum and will provide information on the realities and trends affecting the principal theme for this year: “Inclusive Innovation: We create, we innovate and we revolutionize.”

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GLAAD Amplified: LGBTQ Voices in Advertising

GLAAD Amplified: LGBTQ Voices in Advertising | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Advertising Week's Premier and Only LGBTQ Panel and Networking Event

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In a remarkable year of change, meet the advertisers who exceeded expectations. Featuring a distinguished panel of top advertising executives and an in-depth analysis of this year's most talked about LGBTQ inclusive ad campaigns. Connect with the marketing and advertising leaders behind your favorite ad campaigns and participate in an in-depth discussion on LGBTQ-inclusive advertising in today's world.

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Webinar: Cutting-Edge Social Network Marketing for Destinations in the LGBT Marketplace | Pink Banana Media

Webinar: Cutting-Edge Social Network Marketing for Destinations in the LGBT Marketplace | Pink Banana Media | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

For the first time, new tools on social media networks allow destination marketers to target the LGBT traveler expressing an interest in THEIR DESTINATION.

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We’ll show you how you are able to micro-target your specific traveler demographic using programmatic advertising technology, and we’ll touch on the integration of this ad campaign with social media and how it can incorporate blogs, photos and videos about LGBT travel to your destination, utilizing the same micro-targeting power as well. We’ll also discuss the role of LGBT influencers, and how all of this social media activity can be brought together with the power of the #hashtag, and how we are currently adapting it to the Palm Springs local market with the newly launched campaign #ILoveGayPalmSprings.

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Come See Us at Pride Con 2016 in Anaheim - July 29-30, 2016

Come See Us at Pride Con 2016 in Anaheim - July 29-30, 2016 | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Meet some of your favorite LGBT YouTube phenomena! It's official... we're headed to Anaheim, California July 29-30, 2016, where we'll be exhibiting at the new Pride Con 2016 event.  We're looking forward to meeting, schmoozing, hanging out and networking with some incredible LGBT talent and some of the "movers and shakers" in the LGBT Influencer, Blogger, Vlogger and YouTube Content Creator world, including the folks from Outfluential.com and TwoBadTourists.com.

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Top LGBT Business, Marketing, Technology & New Media Conferences in 2017

Top LGBT Business, Marketing, Technology & New Media Conferences in 2017 | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it
Every year, the number and variety of LGBT conferences with a business-to-business focus on marketing, advertising, technology & new media continue to expand and grow worldwide.  Some of the to…
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Entrepreneur Accelerator Series (NYC)

Entrepreneur Accelerator Series (NYC) | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Talonya Geary presents Entrepreneur Accelerator Series (NYC) - Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at New York City, New York, NY. Find event and registration information.

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COMMIT TO THE SUCCESS OF YOUR BUSINESS

 - Are you an entrepreneur?
 - Do you consider yourself a veteran business owner, a hopeful start-up founder or co-founder?
 - Are you already a corporate CEO or executive?

If yes, then you are invited to attend an exclusive event, limited to 30 business leaders in New York City.

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Pride and Prejudice – Business As A Catalyst For Change – 2017

Pride and Prejudice – Business As A Catalyst For Change – 2017 | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it
The Economist’s Pride and Prejudice, Business As A Catalyst For Change, is coming back in 2017 in three cities simultaneously… Hong Kong, London and New York.
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LGBT New Media Expo Was A Success!

LGBT New Media Expo Was A Success! | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it
In what is set to be the first in a series of LGBT New Media Expo’s debuting in 2017, our event in Las Vegas, held in conjunction with the CMI Tourism & Hospitality Conference, was a success! We had exhibitors including .LGBT, IGLTA, Revry.TV, QLife Magazine, Gay.Vegas, GayVegas.com, ILoveGayPalmSprings.com, GayDesertGuide.com, Here Media, Q.Digital, Remember Cuba, Man About World, Blu Magazine, JoshRimer.com and our company, Pink Banana Media. The folks who developed the “Socio – Shake and Connect” app were there as well, helping our attendees and exhibitors connect like never before!
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In attendance were some of the various destination and tourism attendees of the CMI conference, as well as local LGBT advertising & marketing folks local to Las Vegas.

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In attendance were some of the various destination and tourism attendees of the CMI conference, as well as local LGBT advertising & marketing folks local to Las Vegas.

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Hey LGBT Las Vegas, Do You Speak Twitter (and Instagram)?

Hey LGBT Las Vegas, Do You Speak Twitter (and Instagram)? | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it
Join us as we review some of the latest in social media marketing today… most of us are comfortable and familiar posting on Facebook. But unless you’re paying to boost your post, your options are limi
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Want to move the needle on #diversityintech? Then come to Out in Tech Talks!

Want to move the needle on #diversityintech?  Then come to Out in Tech Talks! | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Want to move the needle on #diversityintech?  Then come to Out in Tech Talks!  It's a weekend-long conference (Nov. 18 - 19) that will unite 450+ leading and aspiring LGBTQ and allied voices interested in diversity in tech and tech as a lever for social change. Registration is now open!

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7 Packed Days of LGBT New Media

7 Packed Days of LGBT New Media | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it
These past seven days have brought together an incredible array of LGBT influencers, bloggers, vloggers and YouTube content creators, showing first-hand both the strength and the evolution of LGBT New Media in 2016.
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Overall, it was a powerful seven days of blog posts, photos, videos, status updates and Tweets all related to the ever-growing LGBT New Media community online... we're excited for the possibilities and opportunities in the months to come, including ourLGBT New Media Expo, held in Las Vegas on December 13th, 2016, immediately after the CMI Tourism & Hospitality Conference, at the Vdara Hotel.  Focused on both the LGBT tourism marketplace, as well as the local Las Vegas LGBT business community, this expo is a first focusing on bringing the business community together with a wide array of LGBT influencers, bloggers, vloggers and YouTube content creators, as well as LGBT media companies and ad agencies with a strong digital focus.  We hope to see you there!

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Pride Con 2016 - Indiegogo Fundraising Project #PrideCon4Lyfe

Pride Con 2016 - Indiegogo Fundraising Project #PrideCon4Lyfe | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

#PrideCon4Lyfe Badge - become the ultimate supporter of this convention. You will receive lifetime tickets to any and all Pride Con events.

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I'll cut right to the chase here... these folks have managed to pull together something no one in the LGBT business community has achieved so far.  They've brought the incredibly diverse community of LGBT YouTube Content Creators, bloggers, vloggers, influencers and their fans together in a way no one else has to date.  So if you're a business considering expanding your marketing efforts to reach your target market via these influencers, this is an incredible opportunity to 1) sponsor, 2) exhibit or 3) show your support by becoming a #PrideCon4Lyfe Badge holder.  As a business, this will be an investment well spent, leveraging your future cutting-edge LGBT marketing efforts by helping fund this event today.

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I'll cut right to the chase here... these folks have managed to pull together something no one in the LGBT business community has achieved so far.  They've brought the incredibly diverse community of LGBT YouTube Content Creators, bloggers, vloggers, influencers and their fans together in a way no one else has to date.  So if you're a business considering expanding your marketing efforts to reach your target market via these influencers, this is an incredible opportunity to 1) sponsor, 2) exhibit or 3) show your support by becoming a #PrideCon4Lyfe Badge holder.  As a business, this will be an investment well spent, leveraging your future cutting-edge LGBT marketing efforts by helping fund this event today.