Blacknight Sponsor Social Media Data Conference

Blacknight Sponsor 2nd Annual Conference Leading Irish registrar supports social data community
By: Blacknight
Connecting people with free wifi
Connecting people with free wifi
Jan. 17, 2013 - PRLog -- CARLOW, Ireland -- Social media heavy domain registrar and hosting company Blacknight proudly announce their place as a sponsor for the 2013 event.

The 2013 ( event will take place on February 13th in the Clyde Court Hotel, Dublin 4. The event, aimed at those in marketing and communications focuses on the "how" and "why" of social media measurement.

Blacknight ( do social media as well as they do domains, so sponsoring as the tech partner for the second year was a no-brainer.

Damien Mulley, organiser of states: “We're delighted that Blacknight is back as our tech partner this year and will be supplying what is the crack cocaine of tech conferences: free, reliable, Wi-Fi.”

Michele Neylon of Blacknight explains: “We are huge fans of the event and are pleased to sponsor one of its most important elements. Without Wi-Fi, attendees can’t tweet about the event as it unfolds and that is half the fun.”

While the content of the event will focus on how to track and quantify social media numbers, the focus will be less on entry-level knowledge and more on the practicality and application. The day will comprise of talks in the morning, workshops in the afternoon followed by a closing talk.

Neylon continues: “We enjoy partnering with because we are passionate about social media almost to the point of fanaticism. We are evangelists of using the medium to directly reach out to customers as well as of harvesting the numbers to understand what works and what doesn’t. Social media has helped us to build our company to where it is and attendees of will learn to do the same.”

The event will be hosted by Rick O’Shea. Speakers include John Bell, the head of Ogilvy’s global social media and business solutions practice and Dena Walker, Head of Digital at Irish International. The event is organised by Mulley Communications who also organise the Social Media Awards and The Web Awards.

Early bird tickets for are on sale for €79 until January 21st. Full price tickets will be €137.

To learn more about the event, please visit

For more information on Blacknight please visit

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