Business Development Institute (BDI), founded in New York City by Steve Etzler in 2001 and managed by Maria Feola-Magro, produces conferences and educational programs for marketing, communications and media professionals. Over 11,000 attendees have participated in our programs. We specialize in how technology and the internet impacts marketing, communications and media. Our programs educate while providing valuable networking opportunities to our attendees. The quality of our speakers, program topics, 1/2 day format, network, and value are what differentiates BDI from its competitors. You may visit us online at and follow us on Twitter at

                                                   Bingham McCutchen LLP

Bingham McCutchen LLP is a dynamic international law firm of  over 1,000 lawyers in 14 offices in the U.S. Europe and Asia. Bingham focuses on serving clients in high stakes litigation, complex financing and financial regulatory issues, government affairs, and a wide variety of sophisticated corporate and technology matters. Clients range from small and emerging entrepreneurial businesses to the world’s largest corporations and financial institutions.  Our social media clients benefit from our market leading practices in Promotions, Media and Advertising, Intellectual Property, Technology Transactions, Privacy and Security, Labor and Employment, Real Estate, Litigation and Corporate and


DigitalFlashNYC, founded in 2009 is a boutique digital marketing agency. Our agency is built on relationships, risk taking, and the desire to shake up the marketing and advertising world with awesome strategy and technology, one unique project at a time. We combine everything we know to solve IT, whatever the challenge may be. We’ve worked with clients big and small creating strategies that are client-specific, forward-thinking, and, most important, effective. Find us online at and follow us on twitter @dflashnyc.


The Pivot Conference is an in-gathering of the 500 top media minds and brands in the business. Produced and hosted by Brian Solis, Pivot is delivers the insight and strategies to help top brands and agencies succeed in the altered media landscape brought on by Social Consumers and the powerful Social Construct they have created.  Pivot takes place in October during Social Week in New York City.