Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) December 4, 2008
The Association of Virtual Worlds today announced the appointment of Andrew Peters, virtual world advocate and community creator to the position of Marketing Director. Peters is well known to the Virtual Worlds Industry and has served as a member of the Associations' Advisory Board. He will be chartered with launching the AVW Platinum Membership Program as well as building the community which has enjoyed rapid growth in just a few short months to become one of the largest groups in the virtual worlds' arena.
"I am delighted to welcome Andrew Peters as our first marketing director, and to have him spearhead our exciting new AVW Platinum Membership," says Edita Kaye, founder. "He brings a great deal of talent, experience, and global success."
Dave Elchoness, Executive Director adds, "Andrew peters is an accomplished and well regarded advocate for virtual worlds. I am very pleased he's joining the AVW in this capacity and look forward to the association's continued growth with Andrew on board."
The new AVW Platinum is a high visibility premium membership package that offers members the opportunity to showcase their companies, products and services in order to build both sales and brand awareness. This is an exciting way to stand out on the main AVW site, on the active and growing AVW business and social network and inside the AVW Global Virtual Headquarters.
Andrew Peters, who resides in Singapore, has years of experience in B2B and B2C marketing and sales and more recently building of communities for companies internationally. Instrumental in founding the Internet Industry Association of Singapore (IIAS), he provides communications support for the 3D online world, Twinity as well as advisory services to The Digital Movement.
The Association of Virtual Words is a global industry association for the rapidly growing virtual worlds industry. In just a few short months it has grown to over 2600 members. It serves as a resource for those wishing to experiment and explore virtual worlds for work or play. The Association's mission is to educate, network, recruit, and further the membership's collective goals.