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Erik Qualman, Don Tapscott, Cindy Gallop and Ryan Holiday Lead Speakers Line-Up for Digital Media Summit 2013

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 10/03/12 --

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After a successful launch earlier this year, the Digital Media Summit returns March 19-20, 2013 to Toronto's Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel. The two-day conference will unite the worlds of social media and interactive marketing to bring digital branding to the forefront and examine successful engagement strategies for brands, business, and media. With thought-provoking discussions, presentations by prominent figures in the industry and an opportune networking environment, attendees will have the opportunity to connect with some of the brightest minds in the digital and social arena.

Leading the line-up of programming for Digital Media Summit 2013 are keynotes by:

Erik Qualman

Called a Digital Dale Carnegie, Erik Qualman is the author of Socialnomics: How social media transforms the way we live and do business. Socialnomics made Amazon's #1 Best Selling List for the US, Japan, UK, Canada, Portugal, Italy, China, Korea and Germany. His latest book Digital Leader helped earned him the selection as the 2nd "Most Likeable Author in the World" behind Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling. For the past 18 years Qualman has helped grow the digital capabilities of many companies including Cadillac, EarthLink, EF Education, Yahoo, Travelzoo and AT&T. He is the founder and owner of socialnomics.com, which PC Magazine ranks as a Top 10 Social Media Blog.

Follow Erik @equalman

Don Tapscott

A thought leader on the strategic value and impact of information technology, Don Tapscott has authored or co-authored 14 widely read books including the international bestseller Wikinomics and its successor, Macrowikinomics, as well as the generation-defining Grown Up Digital. He's an entrepreneur, an internationally sought consultant, the chairman of the innovation think tank Moxie Insight and an adjunct professor of Management at the University of Toronto's Joseph L. Rotman School of Management. On top of that, he's currently heading up four multi-million dollar research programs.

Follow Don @DTapscott

Cindy Gallop

An international business and brand innovator, Cindy Gallop operates at the cutting edge of digital as a web entrepreneur and digital media consultant. Her 30 years of experience in brand building, marketing and entrepreneurialism kicked off with Bartle Bogle Hegarty (whose US office she opened in 1998), has linked her to global brands such as Coca-Cola, Ray-Ban, Polaroid, Johnnie Walker, Unilever and Levi's, and earned her the title of Advertising Woman of the Year in 2003. She is the founder of IfWeRanTheWorld, a web platform designed to turn good intentions into collective action, one microaction at a time, and MakeLoveNotPorn. Cindy acts as board advisor to a number of tech startups and consults for companies around the world, describing her consultancy approach as 'I like to blow s(iii) up. I am the Michael Bay of business."

Follow Cindy @cindygallop

Ryan Holiday

Ryan Holiday is a media strategist and self-proclaimed "Media Manipulator". As the Director of Marketing at American Apparel, his work in advertising is internationally recognized with many of his strategies often used as case studies by Twitter, YouTube and Google and written about in AdAge, the New York Times, Gawker and Forbes. After dropping out of college at 19 to apprentice under the strategist Robert Greene, he went on to advise many best-selling authors and multi-platinum musicians. Currently contributing to the New York Observer and Fast Company, his controversial first book, Trust Me I'm Lying: Confessions of a Media Manipulator, quickly became a Wall Street Journal bestseller after Ryan stepped forward to discuss some of his PR tactics for notorious clients such as Tucker Max and Dov Charney and outward manipulation of the media.

Follow Ryan @RyanHoliday

Registration for Digital Media Summit 2013 is now open. To secure your place, visit www.digitalmediasummit.ca and take advantage of early pricing, available for a limited time only.

Additional details and speakers will be revealed as the programming schedule develops. To stay up to date with news and announcements, visit digitalmediasummit.ca or follow us @2013DMS.

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About Digital Media Summit

Digital Media Summit is a two-day social media and interactive marketing conference bringing together top executives and visionaries to examine the transformation of business with the growth and innovation of cross-media content. Join professionals from all around the world as they gather to discuss the business of content - from mobile to gaming and social media. With keynotes from Google, Microsoft, Facebook, LinkedIn, Arianna Huffington, and many more, the inaugural Digital Media Summit attracted more than 500 speakers and attendees from around the world.

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