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Unisfair Brings Virtual Environment Expertise and Customer Success to Virtual Edge Summit

Unisfair Brings Virtual Environment Expertise and Customer Success to Virtual Edge Summit

12+ Sessions Feature Unisfair and its Customers as Speakers

Menlo Park, CA (PRWEB) January 10, 2011

Unisfair, the leading provider of virtual events and business environments, today announces its participation in Virtual Edge Summit 2011, taking place this week at the MGM Convention Center in Las Vegas. Over a dozen conference sessions feature speakers affiliated with Unisfair, including a keynote from IBM, which leverages the Unisfair platform to engage with customers and prospects in the largest Virtual Event Center worldwide.

The two-day summit includes 30-plus educational sessions and workshops from 80-plus industry experts on digital solutions for events, meetings, learning and community.

It will be co-located with the Professional Convention Management Association’s (PCMA) 2011 Annual Meeting, Convening Leaders, which brings together more than 3,000 meetings professionals to discuss issues impacting the meetings, convention and exhibition industry.

What: The Virtual Edge Summit 2011 program is designed to help attendees rapidly evaluate, implement and maximize virtual programs within their organizations.

When: Jan. 12-13, 2011 from 8 am until 6 pm (PT).

Where: MGM Convention Center in Las Vegas and and virtually in the browser-based Unisfair virtual environment, where sessions will be streamed live. Free registration is at: http://events. unisfair. com/index. jsp? eid=140&seid=1979&code=PR

Who: Conference sessions featuring Unisfair representatives, customers or partners include:
 Jan 12 (8-8:50 PT): Building the Digital Events Team of the Future: Strategic Staffing, Outsourcing and Partnering – Featuring Unisfair customer Barb DeMaria, SBM Live Events Director, Stamats Business Media
 Jan 12 (11-11:45 PT): Corporate Digital Event Boot Camp: The Strategic Foundation – Featuring Unisfair customer Kimberly Stone, Director, Web and Creative Services
 Jan. 12 (2:15-3:00 PT): Beyond Events: Engage 365 or Someone Else Will – Featuring Unisfair customer Tom Burton, President, Spark Interactive
 Jan. 12 (2:15-3:00 PT): Successful New Product Launches Through Virtual Environments: Case Studies Featuring Unisfair customer Kimberly Stone, Director, Web and Creative Services Planview
 Jan. 12 (3:05-4:15 PT): Virtual Edge Summit Keynote: The State (and future) of Virtual Events – Attendees Discuss The Future of Virtual Environments and Digital Engagement With Industry Execs in a Town Hall Forum Featuring Stu Schmidt, VP of Global Sales and Services, Unisfair  Jan. 12 (4:45-5:30 PT): Building a Virtual Expo and Sponsorship Sales Program That Delivers Results Featuring Unisfair customer Marie A. Bass, MS, CAE, Director of Education, Healthcare Financial Management Association  Jan. 13 (9-10:15 am) Virtual Edge Summit Keynote: IBM’s Virtual Event Center – IBM Shares Its Vision For An Enterprise-Wide Virtual Environment For Events, Briefings And Learning Featuring Unisfair customers Cheryl Max, Worldwide Demand Program Director, Functional Capabilities, IBM and Larry Cook, Manager, Events and Digital Metrics, IBM  Jan. 13 (11-11:50) Every Event Will Be Hybrid In Two Years: How These Associations Are Doing It Today Featuring Unisfair customer Shannon Dewey, FPC, Solutions Manager American Payroll Association
 Jan. 13 (11-11:50 PT) Digital Event Technology For Business Engagement: The Scope of Solutions and Best Applications Featuring Unisfair partner Steve Gogolak, Director, Media and Webcasting Cramer
 Jan. 13 (3:15-4 PT) Successful Publishers Share What’s Working With Their Virtual Events and Why Featuring Unisfair customer Catherine Upton, Group Publisher, ELearning Magazine B2B Media Company
 Jan. 13 (3:15-4 PT) Next Generation Corporate Training and Learning: Case Studies Featuring Unisfair customer Stephanie Morris, Online Training & Event Delivery Manager, Intuit  Jan. 13 (3:15-4 PT) Virtual Environments for Cross-Functional Business Applications Featuring Unisfair customer Margaret Launzel-Pennes, Vice President, Worldwide Events, Distributor Communications and Video Production, Herbalife  Jan. 13 (3:15-4 PT) Results Measurement in the Virtual World – Past, Present and Future - Featuring Joerg Rathenberg, VP of Marketing, Unisfair

The Virtual Edge Summit 2011 is produced by The Virtual Edge Institute, the pioneering organization for the advancement of virtual events, meetings and communities. For more on the 2011 Virtual Edge Summit, visit: http://www. virtualedgesummit. com.

For more information on Unisfair, visit: http://www. unisfair. com.

About Unisfair
Unisfair provides cloud applications for the world's most innovative companies to create branded and interactive virtual environments. Unisfair's Virtual Engagement Center is a new channel to connect with customers, prospects and employees anytime and anywhere. Industry leaders like 3M, ADP, Cisco, Genentech, Novartis, IBM, and KPMG leverage Unisfair's platform for lead generation, customer engagement, training, recruiting and more.

Unisfair's virtual environments are easy to use and offer a highly interactive experience through speaking sessions, exhibition floors and networking areas. By tracking the activities of each individual attendee, Unisfair delivers exceptional marketing intelligence. Backed by Sequoia Capital and Norwest Venture Partners, Unisfair is headquartered in Silicon Valley and has led the virtual events space since 2000. For more information visit, http://www. unisfair. com.