Digital Mission to LA & San Francisco Companies Announced

Digital MissionPRESS RELEASE: London, UK, Wednesday 23rd September 2009.

The UK digital industry will once again get a boost when enterprise and expertise connect in the Digital Mission to Los Angeles and San Francisco, from 11th - 16th October 2009.

Organised by Chinwag and UK Trade and Investment (UKTI), the five day mission provides the perfect vehicle to make business connections, discover the logistics of setting up shop, build international profile and understand the US digital market.

14 UK-based companies have been selected to take part and they are:

Further information and contact details for each company is available on the Digital Mission website:

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Digital Mission NYC, Applications Close Friday

Statue of Liberty by toodlepip - deadline to apply for a place on the Digital Mission to New York is this Friday (18th Sept).

If you've been putting off filling in the application form - don't worry I procrastinate with the best - then dive right in. It's a very short form that shouldn't take more than a few minutes to fill out.

After all, we just need to know what your company is about, and what you'd like to get out of going on the Digital Mission. Things you're thinking about every day, right?

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Transatlantic Troubleshooting

Digital Mission stand SXSW '09The application deadline for our NYC Digital Mission is fast approaching, September 18th to be precise, and here at Chinwag Towers we thought we’d give you a flash back to one of our most popular panel debates, Transatlantic Troubleshooting held during our Digital Mission at SXSWi 2009.

It’s bound to get those of you who’re waiting until next week to get your details over to us to get a wriggle on.

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AOP: Shaping Your Digital Business for Success In 2010

As the fog of recession begins to clear, this AOP Forum explores some of the management challenges and opportunities facing digital businesses as they turn their attention to 2010 and beyond.

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Date: 9 September 2009
Location: IPC Media, UK

Web 2.0 ii Interface & Innovation Conference, London, 2009

2 Day Web 2.0 conference covering web 2.0 interface and innovations. Interface tackles how users and their clients connect to the web 2.0 phenomenon and "how best to" engage them. Innovation addresses web entrepreneurial challenges and new technologies.

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Date: 3 December 2009
Location: Cumberland Hotel, UK

Mobile Pricing, Retention & Loyalty

Register today for the 13th annual conference on Mobile Pricing, Retention & Loyalty, with a brand new 3-day Executive Programme jam-packed with new features.

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Date: 21 September 2009
Location: The Oxford Centre, UK

Mobile Roaming World Summit 2009

17th Annual Mobile Roaming Conference - Tackling the changing face of Mobile Roaming. Major developments in the roaming industry are changing the face of traditional roaming forever, from a secure revenue stream to a shrinking profit pot with the potential to seriously damage operator bottom line.

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Date: 26 October 2009
Location: Copthorne Tara Hotel, UK

ad:tech London 2009

The ad:tech London conference is an essential platform for entrepreneurs and marketers seeking to better understand what digital marketing can really achieve for their business.

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Date: 22 September 2009
Location: Olympia National Hall, UK


ECMOD2009 unites senior client side managers & directors of multi-channel businesses with the cream of expert practitioners from the UK, US, and Europe in a friendly yet business like atmosphere.

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Date: 7 October 2009
Location: Brompton Hall, Earls Court Exhibition Centre, Earls Court One, UK

IBC 2009

IBC is the leading international forum for the electronic media industry, attracting 1,000+ exhibitors from more than 130 countries. It combines a highly respected and peer reviewed conference, an exhibition that demonstrates state of the art media technology and unrivalled networking opportunities.

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Date: 10 September 2009
Location: Amsterdam RAI, NL

Mobile Leadership Summit

Attend MEF's annual leadership event on September 1st in the heart of entertainment's creative capital, Los Angeles at the Writer's Guild of America West (WGA) headquarters.

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Date: 1 September 2009
Location: Writers Guild of America West Offices, US

iPhone therefore iApp*

An informal gathering to talk about all things app, whether you're a seasoned developer or taking the plunge for the first time. Bring friends, apps, opinions and iphones and let's chat over a beer or two.

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Date: 26 August 2009
Location: Aquent, UK

Glasshouse: Pop Idols

With Spotify flexing its muscles to take on Apple’s online iTunes store, we hope you will join us for the latest in our popular series of events where we cast the spotlight on standout digital innovators and internet heroes.

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Date: 17 September 2009
Location: Royal College of Physicians, UK

Digital Mission to LA & San Francisco '09

Digital Mission to LA & San Francisco is tailored specifically for interactive design and development agencies. This mission will enable 15 UK based SMEs to head to Silicon Valley for key meetings, advice on working stateside, help with fact-finding, networking events and investor meetings.

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Date: 11 October 2009
Location: LA & San Francisco, US

Mobilize 09

This year 280 Million American mobile users will generate more than $148 Billion in revenue. $45 Billion of that will be spent on data – up from $23.2 billion in 2007. Mobilize 09 investigates the opportunity in that growth market for you. Produced by Om Malik and GigaOM.

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Date: 10 September 2009
Location: Mission Bay Conference Center, US