Electronic Content with Some Fun
and Sun on the Side: Buying & Selling eContent
May 27, 2003, Medford, New Jersey—From
April 13–15, Information Today, Inc., in conjunction with Outsell, Inc.,
hosted the 4th annual Buying & Selling eContent conference at the Camelback
Inn Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona. This executive-level conference, which has
grown in popularity and recognition every year, is now known as the must-attend
event for leaders within the content industry drawing representatives from
all the top companies.
For three days, nearly 200 of the top buyers, sellers, and distributors of
content in the electronic marketplace gathered to discuss and evaluate their
business plans, strategies, and the future of their industry. The conference
featured more than 20 speakers detailing everything from industry outlooks
to success stories. Conference sessions and keynotes illuminated attendees
on such topics as Where & How Corporate Content Buying Happens, Lessons
Learned from CEOs at the Top, New Business Models for Content Publishers, and
other intricacies of the content marketplace.
The golf and tennis tournaments have become an integral part of the conference.
Generously sponsored by eMeta, the tournaments gave attendees a chance to compete
outside the business realm. Congratulations to Melissa Kenton (EBSCO), Charles
Alexander (nStein), and Cliff Pierce (ProQuest) for their first place finish
in the golf tournament, as well as to Scott Gordon (OneSource) for beating
out the rest of his tennis competitors with his monstrous serve.
“We couldn’t be more pleased with how this year’s Buying & Selling
eContent conference played out,” said Tom Hogan, Jr., Marketing Director,
Information Today, Inc. “As more and more companies produce, utilize,
and market electronic content, this conference has really become a staple as
a place to learn from the best and make the right connections. I anticipate
growth for this industry in the years to come and look forward to next year’s
For more information on next year’s Buying & Selling eContent please
contact Information Today, Inc. at (800) 300-9868—outside the U.S. call