San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 13, 2012
Conference Hound (http://www.conferencehound.com) the San Francisco-based Conference Discovery Platform has launched the world’s first Global Conference #Hashtag Directory. The new feature is designed to allow journalists, analysts, publishers, public relations professionals, investors, social media users, conference attendees and general conference hounds to easily find the official Hashtags suggested by conferences and trade shows. The directory displays official hashtags for major conferences, trade shows and conventions that are happening during the current, following and previous weeks. Conference Hounds, Journalists, Organizers and PR Professionals and Social Media mavens can Bookmark the Hashtag directory at http://snff.in/PAp1xq
Hashtags (#) are the convention used in social media to aggregate discussion of specific topics. In the case of conferences and trade shows, use of official hashtags allows attendees and other participants to communicate with each other for the limited time associated with the event. Social media users on networks such as Twitter, use Hashtags to build communities at conferences.
About Conference Hound
Conference Hound helps attendees connect with the conferences that enable them to grow their careers, enrich their professional lives and to have fun, while making the most of the conference-going experience. Based in San Francisco, Conference Hound is a seed stage company founded by Bruce Carlisle, former CEO & co-founder of pioneering digital marketing agency, “SF Interactive.” Jay Hung, formerly of Yahoo!, Scripps Network sites including; The Food Network, and social startup, Mixture, is the company's Chief Technology Officer (CTO).
The ‘Houndsm currently offers a platform with more than 80,000 curated and filterable conference listings including social connection information for speakers and attendees. Its growing database of conference speakers exceeds 6,000. In addition, the platform provides localized leisure and entertainment opportunities, editorial coverage of conferences and conference culture and a variety of branded tools for conference organizers. Sniff out The ‘Hound at: http://conferencehound.com and follow on Twitter @conferencehound .