From: Blogging Planet
Published: Mon Sep 05 2005

PARIS, September 5, 2005....Blogging Planet today announced its new event, "Around the Blog", to take place on October 11, 2005 in Paris, France. This one-day event is designed to introduce an anticipated audience of 200 business professionals to the tools complementary to blogs: RSS; audio/podcasts; photos, video/vodcasts; and tracking/buzz measurement. The day will close with a series of case studies and a look at the future of participatory communications, followed by an evening party.

Set up as a series of panel discussions, the event will address how these tools can be applied to various business challenges. There will be a series of five panels, preceded by a keynote address by Loic Le Meur, the executive vice president, Europe, of SixApart. The panels include:

* Audio Technologies and Podcasting
* Photos, Photo Blogs and Videoblogging
* Tracking/Listening to the Blogosphere
* Case Studies/Looking at the Future of Participatory Communications

"Given the growth in awareness of blogs, we think it is time to talk about the next level of related tools and services, which can really help blogs come alive," said Gullaume du Gardier, CEO of Blogging Planet. "We expect the discussions to be exciting and interesting."

A full program and list of confirmed speakers can be found here: The event is scheduled to take place at the Press Club de France at 8, rue Jean Goujon, 75008 Paris, France.

Registration and Pricing

The cost of the event is 85 EUR, and instructions on registering can be found on the public wiki here: You can contact Guillume du Gardier for more information at

About Blogging Planet

Blogging Planet, an alliance of internationally recognized practitioners in participatory communications based in Paris, France and Amsterdam, The Netherlands, provides counsel and training to organizations in Europe and the United States on how to effectively adopt new communications tools, such as blogging, wikis, RSS feeds, podcasts, and more for a wide variety of corporate functions, including corporate communications, marketing, public relations, employee communications and investor relations.

For more information, please visit or call Guillaume du Gardier at +33 (0) 1 41 31 78 90.
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