Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 27, 2011
Houston-based Web marketing and design firm Schipul - The Web Marketing Company (http://www.schipul.com) announces its marketing, technology and business conference, SchipulCon (http://www.schipulcon.com), to take place on October 6 and 7, 2011 at the Norris Conference Center at CityCentre in Houston, TX.
In its third year, SchipulCon continues to connect and organize Houston’s business savvy and “tech curious” crowd by providing a two day meeting place for an audience hungry for marketing innovation, technology best practices, and creative inspiration.
Dries Buytaert, creator of Drupal and CTO of Acquia will kick off the two day conference with a discussion on the developments and implications of open source software. Buytaert will be joined by Lennie Ambrose of Houston’s Saint Arnold Brewery and Camp for All’s Kurt Podeszwa. More speakers will be announced throughout the summer.
“This year’s SchipulCon event embodies the diversity of technology utilization, networking skills, and business knowledge required to be successful in today’s landscape,” CEO of Schipul – The Web Marketing Company Ed Schipul said. “This isn’t just a marketing conference; we anticipate attendees will walk away with unexpected new skill sets and a stronger understanding of how to connect across industries and other challenges to meet their goals and mission.”
SchipulCon provides attendees with offline and online technology demonstrations, sales and entrepreneurship training, and community building skills that marketers and business owners need to take their organization to the next level of Internet communication and marketing.
This year’s theme of Create. Profit. Reach. addresses the vast array of both business and nonprofit professionals’ communication and technology needs. The three distinct tracks will be organized around the theme eponymously; SchipulCon is growing community champions that make the world a better place through extraordinary thinking, smart technology and business, and cross-industry creativity.
During the month of July, SchipulCon’s Early Bird Registration rate saves attendees $100 of the full registration price of $299. For more information on speakers, location, and registration, visit http://www.schipulcon.com.
About Schipul - The Web Marketing Company
Schipul – The Web Marketing Company are the creators of Tendenci, a powerful online content management system with millions of users overall. Schipul is headquartered in Houston with an office in Silicon Valley and provides marketing, design, and development services for tools like Drupal and Wordpress to more than 300 organizations from a variety of service industries in local, national and international markets. Schipul’s clients include the YMCA Houston, The Orange Show and IKEA Houston, among many others. Additional information about Schipul is available at http://www.schipul.com and http://www.tendenci.com.