lanyrd

Lanyrd is one of the few services in the event space (granted, with a strong focus on tech conferences but not only) that keeps innovating and launching new features for event organizers, speakers and attendees alike. They recently introduced two new features: Speaker Directory, helps find speakers via several filters Enhanced Speaker Profile, allows speakers […]

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Among all the challenges that event organizers have to conquer, there’s one which is particularly important: being discovered by their future audience. The online service Lanyrd aims to fill this gap by providing a social conference directory that can expose events to a larger number of people. Lanyrd founders, Natalie “Nat” Downe and Simon Willison, offer […]

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Another week on the road has passed, including a visit to the World Business Forum in Milan, and  the following items are the ones that captured my attention.

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The recently launched Lanyrd (web, twitter, blog) -the British cousin of the USA based Plancast– defines itself as “the social conference directory”, a space that was left vacant long ago by Yahoo’s Upcoming. It was founded by real life couple Natalie Downe (twitter) and Simon Willinson (twitter). The service is still on it’s infancy but […]

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