FutureWorks PR Kicked Off the Holiday Season by Co-Sponsoring Digital Family Reunion

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                FutureWorks PR Kicked Off the Holiday Season by Co-Sponsori
                Unique SoCal event brought together Web 1.0 and 2.0 luminaries – for an amazi
                synergy, inspiration, and holiday cheer

                12.15.2008 – Sunnyvale, Calif. – Dec. 15, 2008 – FutureWorks PR, the social media
                strategy and PR company, helped bring together the pioneers from Web 1.0 and the        Resource Li
                catalysts for Web 2.0 at the Digital Family Reunion (DFR) held December 11 at LA’s
                Skirball Cultural Center. FutureWorks was a key sponsor of the event, while
                FutureWorks’ principal and social media pioneer Brian Solis served as an advisor.

                The unique networking event created the optimum conditions for 1.0 and 2.0 synergy
                – starting conversations, reigniting old relationships and sparking new ones.
                Attendees included leaders from all major industry sectors, such as media,
                entertainment, finance, publishing, venture funding, software, commerce, and

                Photos from this unprecedented gathering can be found here:

                The Digital Family Reunion was held December 11th from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm. The
                evening included a town hall meeting forecasting 2009, a conversation with Alan
                Bushnell, the recipient of the DFR “Outstanding Achievement Honor,” as well as
                showcase tables from over 25 technology associations and networking groups.

                About Brian Solis
                One of the top 50 social media pioneers, Brian Solis is globally recognized for his
                views and insights on the convergence of PR, Traditional Media and Social Media.
                He is co-founder of the Social Media Club and is an original member of the Media
                2.0 Workgroup. Solis has been actively writing about new PR since the mid 90s —
                and coined PR 2.0 along the way.

                Solis’ blog, PR2.0 (, ranks in the top 1% of authoritative
                blogs and is listed in the top third of Ad Age’s Power 150 index of leading marketing
                blogs. In 2008, Solis was named to the Silicon Valley Business Journal's “40 Under

                In concert with Geoff Livingston, Solis recently released “Now is Gone” an award-
                winning book that helps businesses learn how to engage in Social Media. He has
                also written several ebooks on the subjects of Social Media, New PR, Customer
                Service, and Blogger Relations.

                About FutureWorks PR
                With offices in Silicon Valley and San Francisco, FutureWorks PR partners with
                market leaders and emerging companies to increase visibility, cultivate markets,
                amplify conversations, and grow the community of customers.
The agency’s specialty lies in its ability to understand technology and in turn, present
market-specific and compelling stories and solutions. FutureWorks combines PR,
Social Media, and grassroots marketing for intelligent, results-driven
communications programs that impact the bottom line.


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