Blasting News takes part in many prominent publishing events. These are all great opportunities to connect with the Blasting News team, to share ideas on the future of journalism, the publishing industry, or Blasting News’ business. See below where Blasting News representatives are giving keynote speeches or contributing to panels:
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PAST KEY EVENTS
Event: Horasis Global Meeting 2018
Location: Cascais, Portugal
Date: 2018 May,7
Sum-up: How can the publishing industry win the war against Fake News? Is branded content a legitimate source of news or just another type of untrustworthy information? Should Facebook be responsible for the content shared on its platform? Can artificial intelligence be a reliable fact checking system either now or in the near future?
These were some of the hard questions discussed on May 7th at the Horasis Global Meeting 2018 by a group of serial media entrepreneurs and well-respected professionals. The occasion was a panel titled “Minimizing Spin, Fake and False News” that had as a Chairman Axel Bugge, Chief Correspondent at Reuters, and as speakers Andrea Manfredi (founder and CEO of the social news platform Blasting News), Luis Correia da Silva (Managing Partner at Think Tour), Olav Zu Ermgassen (Managing Director at Ermgassen & Co.), Hugh Miles (Founder of Arab Digest), Joanne Sawicki (Founder and CEO at Cerescom) Gagik Yeghiazarian (CEO and Co-Founder at PUBLIQ Foundation).
Event: Digital Media Europe 2018 Conference
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Date: 2018 April,11
Sum-up: Andrea Manfredi addressed one of this year’s themes, “How Publishers can make money after the Facebook crash”, along with another international and well-renowned names in the industry, such as Gavi Lahav, Head of Product at Financial Times, and Rebecca Grossman-Cohen, VP, Audience + Platforms at The New York Times, among other speakers who attended the conference.
Event: Ninja Marketing’s conference on Branded Content
Location: Milan, Italy
Date: 2017 November,17
Sum-up: Blasting News took part in the Ninja Marketing’s conference around branded content, hosted in Milan, the most prominent Italian city for innovation and technology. Professionals, marketing experts and journalists came together to debate branded content and its implications for media companies. Along with Andrea Manfredi, Blasting News Founder and CEO, some of the speakers included Marco Gobbi Pansana, Head of Communications at Red Bull, Federico Nejrotti, Editor-in-Chief at Vice Motherboard Italia, and Giulio Gambino, Founder of The Post International.
Event: NOAH London 2017 Internet Conference
Location: London, UK
Date: 2017 November, 3
Sum-up: Blasting News had the opportunity to present at the NOAH London 2017 Internet Conference to a group of leading entrepreneurs, senior executives and global investors. The London-based conference—the most prominent of its kind—hosted over 1,500 senior executives in the European digital industry: internet executives, industry insiders, and investors were given the opportunity at NOAH to share insights on innovative digital concepts and foster key business relationships.
Event: DiG Publishing 2017
Location: Lisbon, Portugal
Date: 2017 October, 2
Sum-up: Andrea Manfredi, CEO of Blasting News—the largest social news magazine in the world—joined the roundtable discussion “Publishers: become a platform or die?” at DiG Publishing 2017 in Lisbon this past weekend, discussing strategies to reinvent modern journalism and why content alone is no longer enough.
Location: New York, USA
Date: 2017 July, 21
Sum-up: New York has played host to globally renowned publishers and tech giants with the aim to tackle some of the biggest challenges facing the publishing industry in 2017. Blasting News Founder & CEO Andrea Manfredi attended the Digital Publishing Innovation Summit 2017 to showcase the latest innovations that helped Blasting News grow to 100 million active users faster than Facebook in its start-up phase.
Event: NOAH Internet Conference 2016
Location: London, UK
Date: 2016 November, 11
Sum-up: Blasting News presented its success story—how to go from 0 to 100 million unique on-site visitors in just over 3 years—to leading entrepreneurs, senior executives and investors at the 8th annual NOAH Internet Conference in London on November 11th, 2016. NOAH is "the preeminent European event where Internet CEOs, executives and investors gain deep insights into the latest proven concepts, network with senior executives, and establish new business relationships".
Event: Swiss e-commerce conference
Location: Baden, Switzerland
Date: 2016 November, 2
Sum-up: Blasting News joined the Swiss E-Commerce Conference—with more than 700 anticipated participants from all over Europe—to discuss how to reinvent content creation and enhance user engagement for e-commerce brands and digital businesses. The Swiss E-Commerce Conference has been organized by NetComm Suisse Association.
Event: Founder Forum
Location: New York, USA
Date: 2016 September, 27
Sum-up: Blasting News has been selected to enter the Founders Forum Rising Stars in New York City, "an event - said Jonnie Goodwin of The Telegraph - to honor those individuals who are blazing the brightest trails as tech entrepreneurs.”