ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IZEA, Inc. (NASDAQ:IZEA), operator of IZEAx®, the premier online marketplace connecting brands and publishers with influential content creators, announced today that Ted Murphy, CEO and Founder of IZEA will be keynoting the Influence 18 conference in Bogota, Columbia. The 2nd annual event is expected to attract more than 700 professionals from Colombia and all of Latin America. Programming is focused on strengthening the influencer marketing industry and educating participants on the best practices, tools and strategies used by the world’s leading brands.
Ted Murphy will give a keynote address entitled “The Future of Influencer Marketing”, where he will share his insights gleaned from over twelve years of experience as the father of modern influencer marketing. From the creation of the first influencer marketing platform to modern day and beyond, conference attendees will learn about the industry trends effecting both influencers and brands.
“Influencer marketing represents a global opportunity for brands and agencies looking to connect with consumers in a more engaging way,” said Murphy. “I am excited to share the IZEA story as pioneers in this space and look forward to more collaborations with the Latin American market in the future.”
The conference is being held on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 in Bogota, Columbia. To register to attend the event visit: https://registro.congresoim.com/preventa2018/
IZEA operates IZEAx, the premier online marketplace that connects marketers with content creators. IZEAx automates influencer marketing and custom content development, allowing brands and agencies to scale their marketing programs. IZEA influencers include everyday creators as well as celebrities and accredited journalists. Creators are compensated for producing unique content such as long and short form text, videos, photos, status updates, and illustrations for marketers or distributing such content on behalf of marketers through their personal websites, blogs, and social media channels. Marketers receive influential content and engaging, shareable stories that drive awareness. For more information about IZEA, visit https://izea.com/.
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