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Charleston welcomes Dig South, a new interactive festival

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CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -

In just a few months, downtown Charleston will welcome its newest festival, but first of its kind.

The Dig South Interactive Conference and Festival will showcase the latest technology, feature high-level presenters from local and national companies while bringing a fun and exciting atmosphere through live music, technology showcasing, comedy and after-parties.

Dig South will be held April 12-14 at TD Arena and other downtown venues. The festival includes a conference with presenters from prominent digital companies such as Facebook, Twitter, CNN Digital, Blackbaud, Benefitfocus and many more.  

Dig South also features creative industry Expo and a sideshow that features after-parties with live music and comedy. The theme for this year's event is the intersection of technology, social media, marketing and the arts.

Startup companies, leading brand executives and entrepreneurs are invited to get the scoop on digital innovation, platforms, marketing, e-commerce, software development, mobile technology, social media, entertainment industry trends and much more.

Attendees are encouraged to take part in interactive forums, networking events and parties, product demos, expert advice and more.

For more information on tickets to the Dig South Interactive Festival, click here.


List of Dig South Presenters

  • Advantage Media Group | Adam Witty, CEO/Founder
  • AOL Ventures | Mike Brown Jr., Founder/Partner
  • ArchiveSocial | Anil Chawla, Founder & CEO
  • Benefitfocus | Shan Fowler, Director of Marketplaces
  • BetaBrand Representative
  • BiblioLabs | Mitchell Davis, Chief Business Officer
  • Billing Orchard | Jason Swenk, CIO
  • Blue Acorn | Kevin Eichelberger, Founder & CEO
  • Blue Ion | Robert Prioleau, Partner, Strategy Director
  • BlueKey | Ben Cash, Managing Director and Chief Creative Officer
  • Blackbaud | Jana Eggers, SVP, Products and Marketing
  • Blackbaud | Steve MacLaughlin, Director, Internet Solutions/Public Speaking
  • Blackbaud | Nancy Palo, Senior Consultant, Strategic Services
  • Blackbaud | Jono Young, Interactive Design Principal
  • BoomTown | Grier Allen, Co-Founder & CEO
  • Broadstreet Interactive | Charlie Ray, President
  • Charleston Magazine & Charleston Fashion Week | Misty Lister Johnson, Marketing & Communications Director
  • Charleston Regional Development Alliance | Steve Warner, VP for Global Development/Regional Competitiveness
  • Charleston Waterkeeper | Cyrus Buffum, Executive Director
  • Charleston Wine + Food Festival | Angel Postell, Executive Director
  • The Coca-Cola Company | Baron Jordan, Global IT Director
  • Coastal Community Foundation of South Carolina | Tina Arnoldi, Director of Information Management
  • ConvergeSE | Gene Crawford, President: UnmatchedStyle.com, AIGA South Carolina, ConvergeSE, Period-three
  • Digitas | Jamie Christner, Vice President/Group Director, Strategy & Analysis
  • The Creative Coast | Jake Hodesh, Executive Director
  • CNN Digital | Meredith Artley, SVP & General Manager
  • DuMore Improv | Elizabeth Beasley, Partner
  • DuMore Improv |Allison Gilmore, Partner
  • {e} house studio | Aaron Quinn, Founder/Creative Director
  • Electric Plum | Shawn Sullivan, CEO
  • Embee Mobile | Russell Tillitt, CEO
  • Facebook | Holly Burns, Director of Content
  • Fuzzco | Jon Yarian
  • Garden & Gun Magazine | David DiBennedetto, Editor-in-Chief
  • Gil Shuler Graphic Design | Gil Shuler, Owner
  • Good Done Great | Earl Bridges, EVP, Sales
  • Guide Creative | Kelley Jarrett, Market Manager
  • Guide Creative | Lucas Cobb, Quality Assurance/Design
  • Harbert Management | Wayne Hunter, Managing Director
  • Hook | Brady Waggoner, Owner
  • Hootie & The Blowfish | Mark Bryan, Songwriter/Guitarist
  • HLN: The News and Views Network | Katie Caperton, Editor-in-Chief
  • InnoVenture | John Warner, Founder
  • K & L Gates | Brandon Woods, Associate
  • KA-BAR Knives | John Stitt, President & CMO
  • Kaleidoscope Youth & Family Marketing | Erin Watson, VP of Marketing & Communications
  • Kaleidoscope Youth & Family Marketing | Mindelle Ziff, President & Founder
  • Levelwing | Steve Parker, Jr., Managing Partner/Co-founder
  • Lunch & Recess | Ethan Jackson, Client Director//Partnership Development
  • Lunch & Recess | Ryan Cockrell, Writer/Director
  • Moxley Production Group | Harry Moxley, Executive Producer
  • Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, LLP | John McElwaine, Partner
  • Noro-Moseley Partners | Mike Elliott, Managing Director
  • On Ideas | West Hereford, Managing Director
  • Opower | David Royer, Senior UX Designer
  • OuttoEatWithKids.com & PinkBikeNetworking.com | Jennifer Bilbro, Founder
  • Partisan Records Label Group + Figure Eight Media | Ian Wheeler, President
  • PeopleMatter | Nate DaPore, President & CEO
  • Pixel Perfect Code | Kit Hughes, Head of Strategy, Managing Director
  • Populr.me | Nicholas L. Holland, Founder & CEO
  • ReverbNation | Ferol Vernon, VP of Product Development
  • Richland County Public Library | Debbie Bloom, Social Media Genealogist/Librarian
  • Rogue Wave Surf Shop | Rhett Boyd, Founder
  • SCRA | Bill Mahoney, CEO
  • SCRA | Chris Van Metre, President
  • SCRA Technology Ventures | Martin Ettlemyer, Director
  • SPARC | Josh Garwood, Software Engineer Tech Lead
  • SPARC | Chad Norman, Director or Marketing
  • SPARC | John E. Smith, Chief Evangelist/CTO
  • Sea Island Resort | Alex Gregory, Director of Sales & Marketing
  • SLANT | Christopher Cecil, Partner
  • SlideKlowd.com | David M. Edwards, Director of Business Development
  • Steve Stegelin, Editorial Cartoonist/ Information Architect
  • TechCrunch | John Biggs, East Coast Editor
  • Theatre 99 | Brandy Rucker, Founder/Owner
  • Theatre 99 | Greg Tavares, Founder/Owner
  • Twitpic & Heello | Noah Everett, Founder /CEO
  • Twitter | Jeff Smith, Southeastern Partnerships
  • Viggle | Kevin Arrix, CRO
  • Walton Isaacson | Ed Han, Executive Creative Director
  • Where Writers Win | Shari Stauch, CEO
  • Xen | Leighton Webb, Marketing/Business Development, former VP for Digital Media, OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network
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