The must attend trade show in New York City this summer is Affiliate Summit East 2009. The show promises to be a "who's who" of experts in affiliate marketing, blogging, SEM, SEO and social networking. It will be taking place from August 9 - 11 at the Hilton New York.
If you ever want to know where the industry is going, always ask the direct marketers since they have real money at stake. Affiliate Summit is where next generation direct marketers hang out. I'll be covering the event for this blog, and highly recommend that anyone reading this quickly sign up as the show is expected to sell out by July 31st. The Expo Hall is already a sell out. Congrats to Shawn Collins and team.
The keynote speaker for Monday, August 10 will be Chris Brogan, President of New Marketing Labs, and the keynote for Tuesday, August 11 will be Peter Shankman, founder and CEO of The Geek Factory. I've been a big fan of the HARO approach for generating press and can't wait to hear Peter's keynote on everything public relations.