Ignite Bend 5 on September 30

This is the official press release for Ignite Bend:

Following the incredible success of previous Ignite Bend events, we are pleased to announce that Ignite Bend 5 will be held on September 30, 2010 during the WebCAM conference. We hope that you will participate in this outstanding community event as a speaker, voter and attendee!

Ignite Bend 5
Tower Theatre ‐ Bend, OR
September 30, 2010 ‐ 7pm (Doors open at 6:30pm)

Ignite Bend 5 will be webcast live thanks to our multimedia partner, Pinnacle Media. Presentations may also be selected for inclusion in the O’Reilly “Ignite Show” which highlights a different talk from Ignite events around the world for weekly broadcast at their site.

Presentation proposals will be accepted through September 7, 2010 for Ignite Bend 5. Nine speakers will be pre‐selected from the submissions based on feedback and votes collected online from the community. The presenters selected to speak at Ignite Bend 5 will receive a handmade coffee mug bearing the Ignite Bend logo from Mug Revolution. Submission forms are available at the Ignite Bend website (http://www.ignitebend.com).

As a free community event, Ignite Bend is thankful for community support in the form of sponsorships. Please contact Jen Floyd (jenfloyd08@gmail.com) for more information.

Volunteers are needed to help Ignite Bend run smoothly. Please contact Greg Bolt (ggbolt16@gmail.com) if you wish to help at the event on August 30, 2010.

ABOUT IGNITE BEND – If you had five minutes on stage what would you say? What if you only got 20 PowerPoint slides and they rotated automatically every 15 seconds? Around the world people have been putting together “Ignite” nights to share their answers. Visit the Ignite Bend website (http://www.ignitebend.com) to find out more about local events. More information about Ignite Events held around the world can be found at O’Reilly’s Ignite website (http://ignite.oreilly.com).