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LGBT Week NYC 2015 - Recap

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Our inaugural LGBT Week NYC was held this last week, April 20-24, 2015, at venues throughout New York City.

Building off of the success of our LGBT Marketing Conference held for the past 7 years in New York, Community Marketing & Insights and Pink Banana Media created an expanded LGBT conference schedule for 2015, bringing the broader scope of Marketing, Advertising & Technology to the mix, with the theme "Education & Networking: Bringing together the worlds of advertising, marketing, technology and business in the LGBT marketplace."  We had an incredible array of attendees, both for the entire week and for select, individual conferences.  We also had a superb group of partners putting together events with us during LGBT Week NYC, including StartOut, NGLCC-NY and more.  Our presenting sponsor for the entire week was Rivendell Media.  Additional sponsors included PowerVJ and Focus Group Radio.

Our promotional copy read as follows:  "Held in New York City, th…

LGBT Week NYC Rings The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell

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History was made yesterday when the NASDAQ had Matt Skallerud of Pink Banana Media and Tom Roth of Community Marketing & Insights, co-producers of LGBT Week NYC, rang the closing bell on April 22nd in Times Square in New York City.


In the NASDAQ closing ceremony, it was announced "LGBT Week NYC, a natural evolution from what was formerly the 1-day LGBT Marketing, Advertising & Technology conference held in New York for the last 8 years, is now expanded into a full week of programming, including partner events from StartOut, LesbiansWhoTech.org and the NGLCC-NY. LGBT Week NYC offers a series of conferences, symposia, workshops and events that aim to educate as well as provide opportunities for networking. Bringing together the worlds of advertising, marketing, technology and business in the LGBT marketplace, this week long series of events is a can’t-miss comprehensive educational and networking program."

LGBT Week NYC has been unique in that it's brought togethe…