It’s coming! Co-chair Geoff Livingston and I are delighted to announce that BlogPotomac will be held on Friday, June 13, 2008 at The State Theater in Falls Church, Virginia.

Sponsored by Livingston Communications, The Point, Viget Labs and, Inc.,
BlogPotomac is an “un-conference” on best marketing
practices for the social media community in D.C. Our goal is to provide
advanced marketing insights beyond the average social media 101 event.

Great line-up of speakers including Dell’s chief blogger

Our excellent line-up of seven keynotes includes:

Opening Keynote: Lionel Menchaca, digital media manager and chief blogger, Direct2Dell

Lunch Keynote: Frank Gruber, community manager, AOL and author of Somewhat Frank

Additional keynotes (in alphabetical order) will be given by:

The current invite for our final keynote is MyDD’s Matt Stoller on political blogging.

I am honored to be emceeing the event with BlogOrlando Creator and BlogPotomac Advisor Josh Hallett. BTW, without Josh and his original concept there would be no BlogPotomac.

the financier and organizer of the event (hey, he’s an impresario), Geoff has elected to pass on
participation. Full disclosure: my company,, Inc., is one of the sponsors.

Because there will only be 150 seats, to recoup costs, and to avoid
a Podcamp Boston situation (lots more folks registered than attended), estimated ticket cost for the event will be

Financial accounting for the event will be open and published.
Any profits from BlogPotomac will be donated to the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

Next on the agenda is creating the BlogPotomac logo and site,
publishing our full agenda and of course opening registration. Hope to see you there! Washington D.C. is beautiful in June.

BTW, where is Falls Church, VA?

It’s right outside Washington D.C. proper and is accessible by metro. Stay tuned for details.