TechWeb's Enterprise 2.0 Conference 2009 Announces Launch Pad San Francisco

Event Seeks Innovative Companies to Present in Front of Audiences

Sep 3, 2009

TechWeb today announced the Enterprise 2.0 Conference San Francisco is bringing its Launch Pad program to the recently announced West Coast event happening November 2-5, 2009 in the Moscone North Convention Center. Launch Pad provides a public forum for companies to unveil new social tools intended to make businesses more agile, efficient and adaptable in today's enterprise. The first round of submissions is now open and interested parties can submit their Twitter pitch to #e2conflp. For more information, please visit:

"Announcing Launch Pad as part of our San Francisco event provides a unique opportunity for companies to engage with new audiences and showcase innovation," said Steve Wylie, General Manager and Conference Director for the Enterprise 2.0 Conference. "Our focus at Enterprise 2.0 Conference is to explore how Web 2.0 and social technology is changing the enterprise. The Launch Pad program is a consistent demonstration of the new applications and technologies changing the way we work and we're looking forward to a fresh round of ideas for San Francisco."

Enterprise 2.0 Conference is looking for innovative applications that are in development and about to launch, or recently launched. The first round of submissions will be posted on Twitter. The next two rounds will consist of one- and three-minute video submissions which the E2 community will vote on. The four finalists will be announced in late October and will have the opportunity to give a five minute demonstration of their applications live on the keynote stage at the event. The winner will be chosen by conference attendees after the presentations.

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About the Enterprise 2.0 Conference

The Enterprise 2.0 Conference explores the integration of Web 2.0 technologies in the enterprise, from both strategic and tactical perspectives. This annual conference and demo pavilion focuses on the tools and techniques that best leverage the technical, productive and social aspects of IT and workgroup environments to build a cohesive collaboration strategy and empower a connected workforce. For more information visit:

About TechWeb

TechWeb, the global leader in business technology media, is an innovative business focused on serving the needs of technology decision-makers and marketers worldwide. TechWeb produces the most respected and consumed media brands in the business technology market. Today, more than 13.3 million* business technology professionals actively engage in our communities created around our global face-to-face events Interop, Web 2.0, Black Hat and VoiceCon; online resources such as the TechWeb Network, Light Reading, Intelligent Enterprise,,, market leading, award-winning magazines such as InformationWeek, TechNet Magazine, MSDN Magazine, Wall Street & Technology and The Financial Technology Network. TechWeb also provides end-to-end services ranging from next-generation performance marketing, integrated media, research and analyst services. TechWeb is a division of United Business Media, a global provider of news distribution and specialist information services with a market capitalization of more than $2.5 billion.

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