Sharetown Named a ‘LEADING IN LOCAL Future Star’ by BIA/Kelsey
San Francisco, CA, December 9, 2012 - Sharetown has been named a LEADING IN LOCAL Future Star by BIA/Kelsey, in association with the upcoming conference, LEADING IN LOCAL: Interactive Local Media, Dec. 10-12, in San Francisco.
The Future Stars program recognizes early stage companies that are focused on developing the next wave of local digital media and marketing solutions. The program offers qualified startups access to digital media leaders, influencers and investors through a conference participation package that includes recognition during the conference and entry into the LOCAL Liftoff Awards competition. The winner of the LOCAL Liftoff Awards will be determined by conference attendee votes, and will be announced from the stage on Day 3 of the conference.
“The LEADING IN LOCAL Future Stars represent the future of interactive local media,” said Michael Boland, vice president, content and senior analyst, BIA/Kelsey. “We’re excited to be able to share the energy and entrepreneurship of the most innovative startups in the space with our conference attendees.”
Details about the LEADING IN LOCAL Future Stars program and the LOCAL Liftoff Awards are available at http://www.biakelsey.com/leadinginlocalsanfrancisco/future-stars.asp.
About Sharetown: Sharetown is a platform and marketplace that allows a fun, simple, safe, and convenient way to sell, rent, or share goods and services with family, friends, and neighbors in local communities. Sharetown also provides the platform to trusted local brands to capitalize on the recent fast growing trends around hyper local commerce and collaborative consumption and creates an entirely new "non-advertising" revenue opportunity for these brands. Leveraging existing social media, groups, and users Sharetown is empowering consumers and revolutionizing the connection between local brands and their end users/consumers. https://www.sharetown.com
About LEADING IN LOCAL: Interactive Local Media
BIA/Kelsey's LEADING IN LOCAL conferences are the definitive events on local digital advertising and marketing. LEADING IN LOCAL: Interactive Local Media attracts a global audience of executive-level decision makers from across the local media landscape, including companies engaged in local search, deals and group buying services, location-based services, local social media, traditional local media, classifieds and vertical media, as well as advertising and marketing agencies, local digital media suppliers and sector-focused investors and financial analysts. For more information, visit http://www.biakelsey.com/LeadingInLocalSanFrancisco.
BIA/Kelsey advises companies in the local media space through consulting and valuation services, research, Continuous Advisory Services and conferences. Since 1983 BIA/Kelsey has been a resource to the media, mobile advertising, telecommunications, Yellow Pages and electronic directory markets, as well as to government agencies, law firms and investment companies looking to understand trends and revenue drivers. BIA/Kelsey’s annual conferences draw executives from across industries seeking expert guidance on how companies are finding innovative ways to grow. Additional information is available at http://www.biakelsey.com