Agenda : INTERNET DATING & DATING INDUSTRY CONFERENCE (Las Vegas 2013)


PRE-EVENT: January 16, 2013     DAY ONE: January 16 @ 2PM, 2013     DAY TWO: January 17, 2013     DAY THREE: January 18, 2013     DAY FOUR: January 19, 2013

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Dating Industry & Internet Dating Conference sponsors‡ the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC). The NCMEC looks for missing children.

 


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AGENDA: PRE-EVENT
HARRAH'S LAS VEGAS HOTEL | Wednesday - January 16, 2013

INTERNET DATING & DATING INDUSTRY CONFERENCE
‡ SPECIAL PRE-CONFERENCE FOR THE ONLINE DATING INDUSTRY (9 AM - 12 Noon)

§ SPECIAL CUPID.COM PARTNERSHIP CONFERENCE (9 AM - 12 NOON)

‡ SPECIAL CONFERENCE FOR THE MATCHMAKING INDUSTRY (9 AM - 12 Noon)

9:00 AM
[SPECIAL ONLINE DATING PRE-CONFERENCE]
‡ Developing an Online Dating Business Strategy (VIDEO LINK)



Speaker:
Mark Brooks
(CEO & Principal Consultant)
Courtland Brooks & Online Personals Watch
Location: Copper Room

9:00 AM
[SPECIAL PRE-CONFERENCE]
§ Cupid.com Partnership Conference



Speaker:
Sean Wood
(Vice President)
Cupid.com
Location: Silver Room

9:00 AM
[SPECIAL MATCHMAKER PRE-CONFERENCE]
‡ Business Models for Matchmaking (VIDEO LINK)



Speaker:
Julie Ferman
(Founder / Personal Matchmaker)
Cupid's Coach


Paul Falzone
(CEO)
eLove


Michelle Jacoby
(CEO)
DC Matchmaking


Marni Battista
(CEO)
DatingWithDignity.com


Melanie Gorman
(Senior Vice President)
Your Tango


Lisa Darsonval
(CEO)
Santa Barbara Matchmaking
Location: Laughlin Room

 
§ SPECIAL DATING FACTORY PARTNERSHIP CONFERENCE (2 PM - 5 PM)

‡ SPECIAL ADVANCED MOBILE & ONLINE DATING MARKETING PRE-CONFERENCE (2 PM - 5 PM)

‡ SPECIAL CONFERENCE FOR THE MATCHMAKING INDUSTRY (2 PM - 5 PM)

2:00 PM
[SPECIAL PRE-CONFERENCE]
§ Dating Factory Partnership Conference



Speaker:
Tanya Fathers
(CEO)
Dating Factory
Location: Silver Room

2:00 PM
[SPECIAL ADVANCED MOBILE & ONLINE DATING MARKETING PRE-CONFERENCE]
‡ Advanced Email Deliverability || Increasing App Downloads || Niche Strategies



Speaker:
John Murphy
(President)
Reachmail


Neil Schwartzman
(Vice President, Receiver & Sender Relations)
MessageBus


Cindy Carr
(Vice President)
Airpush


Michael McQuown
(CEO)
Thunder Road
Location: Parlor B Room

2:00 PM
[SPECIAL MATCHMAKER PRE-CONFERENCE]
‡ Business Models for Matchmaking (VIDEO LINK)



Speaker:
Julie Ferman
(Founder / Personal Matchmaker)
Cupid's Coach


Maria Avgitidis
(CEO)
Agape Match


Rachel DeAlto
(Founder & CEO)
FlipMe


Jasbina Ahluwalia
(CEO)
Intersection Match


Daniel Gudema
(CTO)
Pre-Dating - Speed Dating


Orna & Matthew Walters
(Co-Founders)
Creating Love on Purpose
Location: Laughlin Room

- Special Pre-Conference Sessions Require Separate Registration


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AGENDA: DAY ONE
HARRAH'S LAS VEGAS HOTEL | Wednesday - January 16 @ 2PM, 2013

INTERNET DATING & DATING INDUSTRY CONFERENCE
DATING AFFILIATE SESSION (2:00 PM - 4:00 PM)

SPECIAL NETWORKING MEET MARKET PRE-EVENT

2:00 PM
[SPECIAL AFFILIATE CONFERENCE] Dating Affiliate Marketing Methodologies: Those That Work and Those That Do Not
(Free for all Conference Attendees)



Speaker:
Ophir Laizerovich
(Founder & President)
Conversion Squared


Steve Dakota Happas
(CMO & Affiliate Manager)
eLove


James McLendon
(CEO)
Geomize


Sam Moorcroft
(President)
ChristianCafe.com


Dylan Stout
(Affiliate Manager)
Revenue Ads


David Benoliel
(Vice President)
Avid Life Media / Ashley Madison


Sean Kelley
(Business Development)
Friendfinder


Thomas Dietzel
(CEO)
CPAWay


Kevin Feng
(Super Affiliate)
Moxy Media Group
Location: Copper Room

2:00 PM
SPECIAL NETWORKING MEET MARKET PRE-EVENT
(Free for all Conference Attendees)


Location: Elko & Ely Room

 
‡ BUYERS AND SELLERS GATHERING
(CLOSED DOOR SESSION, ADDITIONAL FEE)

5:45 PM
‡ Funders, Buyers and Sellers Gathering - Details and VIDEO Here (Pre-Registration Required)


5:45 PM to 7:00 PM
Buyers and Sellers Gathering
A Special Session for Serious Investors, Buyers and Sellers of Mobile Dating, Online Dating and Social Networking Websites

Location: Silver Room

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COCKTAIL RECEPTION
& AFFILIATE CONVENTION .com PARTY(Free for all Conference Attendees)

8:00 - to - 11:00 PM

COCKTAIL RECEPTION
& AFFILIATE CONVENTION.com PARTY(Free for all Conference Attendees)
Cocktail Reception
Shadow Bar
in Ceasars Palace
3570 South Las Vegas Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Tel: (702) 731-7852

Location: Shadow Bar in Ceasars Palace



Register by September 26 and save $700
AGENDA: DAY TWO
HARRAH'S LAS VEGAS HOTEL | Thursday - January 17, 2013

INTERNET DATING & DATING INDUSTRY CONFERENCE
8:20 AM - 5:00 PM
Registration & Exhibit Hall opens
Hallway & Nevada Ballroom
 
HONORARY SPEAKER

9:00 AM
Keynote Address: An Address to the Dating Industry on Best Practices



Speaker:
Steve Baker
(Director, Midwest Region, FTC)
United States Federal Trade Commission
Location: Lake Tahoe Room

 
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM
NETWORKING BREAK
Hallway & Nevada Ballroom
 
SPEED NETWORKING SESSION

10:30 AM
Speed Networking Session

Location: Elko & Ely Room

 
STATE OF THE DATING INDUSTRY

11:15 AM
2012 Year in Review: The Online Personals Industry



Speaker:
Mark Brooks
(CEO & Principal Consultant)
Courtland Brooks & Online Personals Watch
Location: Lake Tahoe Room

 
12:00 Noon - 1:30 PM
LUNCH
The Range Restaurant
 
DATING CEO THERAPY

DATING AFFILIATES

MOBILE & ONLINE DATING FOCUS GROUP

DATING COACH & OFFLINE MATCHMAKING TRACK

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
CEO Therapy [VIDEO LINK]



Speaker:
Mike Gregory
(CEO)
Wooyah.com


Dave Rubin
(CEO)
VeggieDate.org


Nick Soman
(CEO)
LikeBright


Trevor Chidester
(CEO & Co-Founder)
friendlylook


Grant Hosford
(VP, Strategy & Marketing)
Dinnerdate.com
Location: Lake Tahoe Room

1:30 PM
Dating Affiliates and CPA Offer Overview



Speaker:
Thomas Dietzel
(CEO)
CPAWay
Location: Elko & Ely Room

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Dating Focus Group (with 4-6 Dating Users)



Speaker:
Julie Spira
(CEO)
Cyber Dating Expert
Location: Copper Room

1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Operators Manual for an Award Winning Date Coaching & Matchmaking Business (VIDEO LINK)



Speaker:
Carmelia Ray
(CEO)
Carmelia Ray


Julie Ferman
(Founder / Personal Matchmaker)
Cupid's Coach
Location: Goldfield Room

 
DATING AFFILIATE MARKETING TRACK

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Unique Monetization Methods for Dating Affiliates and Sites



Speaker:
Michael Vifquain
(Co-Founder)
Lead Wrench


Jason Hart
(Co-Founder)
Lead Wrench
Location: Elko & Ely Room

 
DATING COACH & OFFLINE MATCHMAKING TRACK

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM
Paradigm Shift & Monetization of Online Dating Clients Via Dating Coaching Services (VIDEO LINK)



Speaker:
Arthur Malov
(Co-Founder)
New York Dating Coach


Hunt Ethridge
(Senior Partner)
International Dating Coach Association (IDCA)
Location: Goldfield Room

 
DATING AFFILIATE MARKETING TRACK

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Dating Affiliate Outlook for 2013



Speaker:
Sean Kelley
(Business Development)
Friendfinder
Location: Elko & Ely Room

 
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
NETWORKING BREAK
Hallway & Nevada Ballroom
 
iDATE COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE SESSION

DATING AFFILIATE MARKETING TRACK

DATING COACH & OFFLINE MATCHMAKING TRACK

3:30 PM
[SOCIAL / MOBILE AND ONLINE DATING]
Gaining the Competitive Advantage: Google Resources and Strategies Specifically for Dating Sites



Speaker:
Tom Simon
(Head of Industry, Social & Information)
Google


Charisma Levonleigh
(Account Manager)
Google


Tori Vargas
(Account Executive)
Google


Caroline Kulczuga
(Manager)
Google
Location: Lake Tahoe Room

3:30 PM
Dating SuperAffiliate Tips and Techniques



Speaker:
James McLendon
(CEO)
Geomize
Location: Elko & Ely Room

3:30 PM
1st ANNUAL MATCHMAKING DEBATE: Does Online Dating Fiscally Benefit or Harm Matchmaking/Date Coaching? [VIDEO LINK]



Speaker:
Charreah Jackson
(Relationships Editor)
Essence Magazine


Paul Falzone
(CEO)
eLove


Michael McQuown
(CEO)
Thunder Road


Jasmine Diaz
(CEO ≈ Founder)
Shawn Mackenzi Agency


Kimberly Seltzer
(CEO)
Elite Image Makeovers
Location: Goldfield Room

 
iDATE COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE SESSION

DATING AFFILIATE MARKETING TRACK

DATING COACH & OFFLINE MATCHMAKING TRACK

4:15 PM
Gaining the Competitive Advantage: Yandex Resources and Strategies Specifically for Dating Sites



Speaker:
Preston Carey
(Business Development Director)
Yandex
Location: Lake Tahoe Room

4:15 PM
Dating Affiliate Experiences & Advice



Speaker:
Sonny Palta
(Dating Industry Affiliate)
The Affiliati Network
Location: Elko & Ely Room

4:15 PM
Date Coaching Business Management



Speaker:
David Wygant
(CEO & Dating Expert)
David Wygant
Location: Goldfield Room

 
iDATE SPECIAL GUEST

4:45 PM
iDate Conversation with Dr. Neil Clark Warren



Speaker:
Dr. Neil Clark Warren
(Founder & CEO)
eHarmony
Location: Lake Tahoe Room

 
4TH ANNUAL iDATE AWARDS CEREMONY
(Formal Dress Event is Optional)

7:15 PM - 9:30 PM

The 4th ANNUAL iDATE & OPW INDUSTRY iDATE AWARDS (Pre-Registration Required)
7:15 PM to 9:30 PM

Location: Pompeian Ballroom (in Ceasars Palace)

 
EVENING PARTY
(Free for all Delegates)
Sponsored by CPAWay.com

10:00 - to - 11:59 PM

CPAWAY EVENING PARTY
Cocktail Reception.
City Athletic Club
7980 W. Sahara Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89117
Tel: (702) 675-3900

Location: City Athletic Club



Register by September 26 and save $700
AGENDA: DAY THREE
HARRAH'S LAS VEGAS HOTEL | Friday - January 18, 2013

INTERNET DATING & DATING INDUSTRY CONFERENCE
8:45 AM - 5:00 PM
Registration & Exhibit Hall opens
Hallway & Nevada Ballroom
 
DATING DISRUPTION

DATING MARKETING TRACK

DATING COACH & OFFLINE MATCHMAKING TRACK

9:00 AM
[PANEL] Dating Disruption Methods



Speaker:
Dana Salter
(Writer)
Fast Company


Brian Bowman
(CEO)
LikeIt


Steve Carter
(Vice President of Matching)
eHarmony


Gavin Potter
(CTO)
IntroAnalytics


Lawrence Cervantes
(Managing Editor)
Anastasia Date International
Location: Lake Tahoe Room

9:00 AM
Niche Dating Revenue Add-Ons



Speaker:
Dave Sanguinetti
(CEO & Co-Founder)
Real-Gifts.com
Location: Elko & Ely Room

9:00 AM
Building & Accelerating Your Social Online Presence



Speaker:
Lisa Steadman
(CEO)
WooHoo Radio


Charles J. Orlando
(Author)
"The Problem With Women...Is Men"
Location: Goldfield Room

 
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM
NETWORKING BREAK
Hallway & Nevada Ballroom
 
THE 2nd ANNUAL ERIC HOLZLE MEMORIAL SESSION: DATING ALGORITHM TRACK

DATING AFFILIATE MARKETING TRACK

DATING MARKETING VIA VIRAL

DATING COACH & OFFLINE MATCHMAKING TRACK

10:30 AM
[PANEL] Dating Algorithms



Speaker:
Larry Magid
(Technology Analyst)
CBS News


Steve Carter
(Vice President of Matching)
eHarmony


Michael McNicholas
(General Manager, Mobile and Online Dating)
PerfectMatch


Rense Lange
(President)
Integrated Knowledge Systems
Location: Lake Tahoe Room

10:30 AM
Private Label Dating Solutions with Mainstream Brands



Speaker:
David Benoliel
(Vice President)
Avid Life Media / Ashley Madison
Location: Elko & Ely Room

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Methods for Viral Growth for Dating Sites



Speaker:
Igor Shoifot
("The Dude")
TMT Investments
Location: Copper Room

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Increasing Customers by Increasing Fans and Followers



Speaker:
Melanie Gorman
(Senior Vice President)
Your Tango
Location: Goldfield Room

 
DATING SOFTWARE PANEL

DATING UX

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Dating Software: The 2013 Guide to Features



Speaker:
Tanya Fathers
(CEO)
Dating Factory
Location: Lake Tahoe Room

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Dating UX



Speaker:
Kristine Schachinger
(CEO)
Sites Without Walls
Location: Elko & Ely Room

 
DATING COACH & OFFLINE MATCHMAKING TRACK

11:30 AM
Methods to Monetize a Dating / Matchmaking Blog



Speaker:
Pat Ness
(Founder & CEO)
SMB Master
Location: Goldfield Room

 
12:00 Noon - 1:30 PM
LUNCH
The Range Restaurant
 
DATING AFFILIATE MARKETING TRACK

DATING PAYMENTS PANEL

DATING COACH & OFFLINE MATCHMAKING TRACK

NEW TECHNOLOGIES

1:30 PM
AB Testing : A Dating Super Affiliate Perspective



Speaker:
Michael McQuown
(CEO)
Thunder Road
Location: Lake Tahoe Room

1:30 PM
2013 Methods for Increasing Conversions with Payments and Credit Card Best Practices



Speaker:
Meidad Sharon
(Vice President)
Safecharge


Daniel O'Leary
(Head of Sales)
Skrill
Location: Elko & Ely Room

1:30 PM
Industry Secrets for Accelrating Your Date Coaching & Matchmaking Business



Speaker:
DeAnna Lorraine
(CEO & Dating Coach)
DeAnna Lorraine


Cynthia Price
(Site Manager)
DatingAdvice
Location: Goldfield Room

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
New Behavioral Monitoring Technology to Protect Customers and Enhance Revenue [VIDEO LINK]



Speaker:
Dylan Nield
(CTO)
ChristianCafe.com


Sam Moorcroft
(President)
ChristianCafe.com
Location: Copper Room

 
DATING LEAD DEVELOPMENT

SMS MARKETING LEGAL ISSUES

DATING COACH & OFFLINE MATCHMAKING TRACK

2:15 PM
Driving Quality Dating Leads in Mobile (Video Link)



Speaker:
Kevin Feng
(Super Affiliate)
Moxy Media Group
Location: Elko & Ely Room

2:15 PM
SMS Marketing and Other Forms of Promotion of Dating Sites



Speaker:
Peter McGreevy
(Attorney At Law)
McGreevy & Henle, LLP
Location: Lake Tahoe Room

2:15 PM
Becoming a Dating Expert with the Media



Speaker:
Christine Hart
(CEO & Dating Coach)
Your Date Coach


Larry Michel
(CEO)
Match Matrix
Location: Goldfield Room

 
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
NETWORKING BREAK
Hallway & Nevada Ballroom
 
FINAL PANEL DEBATE

3:30 PM
Final Panel Debate


Speaker:
Max McGuire
(CEO)
RedHotPie


Paul Falzone
(CEO)
eLove


Michael McQuown
(CEO)
Thunder Road


Sam Moorcroft
(President)
ChristianCafe.com


Mark Brooks
(CEO & Principal Consultant)
Courtland Brooks & Online Personals Watch


Thomas Dietzel
(CEO)
CPAWay


Sean Kelley
(Business Development)
Friendfinder


Tom Simon
(Head of Industry, Online Dating)
Google


James McLendon
(CEO)
Geomize


Preston Carey
(Business Development Director)
Yandex


Sonny Palta
(Dating Industry Affiliate)
The Affiliati Network


Brian Bowman
(CEO)
LikeIt


Sean Wood
(Vice President)
Cupid.com


Larry Magid
(Technology Analyst)
CBS News


Steve Carter
(Vice President of Matching)
eHarmony


Michael McNicholas
(General Manager, Mobile and Online Dating)
PerfectMatch


David Benoliel
(Vice President)
Avid Life Media / Ashley Madison


Tanya Fathers
(CEO)
Dating Factory


Kevin Feng
(Super Affiliate)
Moxy Media Group
Location: Lake Tahoe Room

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FRIDAY PARTY
(Free for all Conference Attendees)

10:00 PM - till midnight PM

FRIDAY PARTY
(Free for all Conference Attendees)
Location: Gold Lounge
@ ARIA HOTEL
3730 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, NV 89119
Phone: (702) 693-8300

Location: Gold Lounge



Register by September 26 and save $700
AGENDA: DAY FOUR
HARRAH'S LAS VEGAS HOTEL | Saturday - January 19, 2013

INTERNET DATING & DATING INDUSTRY CONFERENCE
10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Registration & Exhibit Hall opens
Hallway & Nevada Ballroom
 
VIRAL SUMMIT: VIRAL GROWTH STRATEGIES

10:30 AM
[VIRAL SUMMIT] List of Viral Methods (Via Video)



Speaker:
Igor Shoifot
("The Dude")
TMT Investments
Location: Lake Tahoe Room

 
VIRAL SUMMIT: ACADEMIC RESEARCH ON VIRAL MARKETING

11:30 AM
[VIRAL SUMMIT] Academic Studies on Viral Marketing: What Works



Speaker:
Anthony Pennings, PhD
(Professor)
St. Edwards University
Location: Lake Tahoe Room

 
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
LUNCH
The Range Restaurant
 
VIRAL SUMMIT: VIEWS FROM INVESTORS ON VIRAL MARKETING

2:00 PM
[VIRAL SUMMIT] Where Viral Growth Investment Works and Not



Speaker:
Steve Vachani
(Managing Partner)
Power Ventures
Location: Lake Tahoe Room

 
VIRAL IDEA GENERATION

2:45 PM
Radical Viral Idea Generation



Speaker:
Vinny Warren
(Creative Director)
The Escpae Pod
Location: Lake Tahoe Room

 
VIRAL & CROWD SOURCING METHODS

3:30 PM
[VIRAL SUMMIT] Viral via Social and Crowd Sourcing Tools



Speaker:
Kelly Bennett
(Business Development Manager)
Amazon Mechanical Turk
Location: Lake Tahoe Room

 
VIRAL SUMMIT: PANEL ON VIRAL STRATEGY

4:30 PM
[VIRAL SUMMIT] Viral Strategy Panel



Speaker:
Steve Vachani
(Managing Partner)
Power Ventures


Anthony Pennings
(Professor)
St. Edwards University


Vinny Warren
(Creative Director)
The Escpae Pod
Location: Lake Tahoe Room

AFTER EVENT PARTY
AFTER EVENT PARTY

9:00 PM
To Be Announced

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