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Walter and Andreas, the organizers of the Online Dating Summit Conference in Miami, sent me an update on their dating industry conference.

So far there are already over 100 experts from the global Online Dating Industry registered, expected attendance should be somewhere between 300-400 people.

  • Andy Chen, Vice-President of Match.com for their new business development and social products
  • Robinne Burrell, the Director of mobile product and distribution of Match.com
  • Ashley Lewis, Director of Mobile Product Management, eHarmony
  • Markus Frind, CEO. POF
  • Matthew Pitt, Operations Director WhiteLabelDating.com
  • Elizabeth Wasserman, CEO, Mate1.com
  • Gloria Diez, COO, Wamba Europe (Mamboo)
  • Tanya Fathers, CEO and co-founder, Dating Factory
  • Martin Bysh, Co-Founder, Smooch
  • John Ray, the Industry Head of Google
  • Yvonne Cheung, Industry Manager of Google
  • Jason Dailey, the Director of Bing Evangelism at Microsoft

Bonus: I’m giving the keynote.

From 18-21 January 2013 the online dating industry will descend to the Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa (Hollywood/Miami) for the U.S. Edition of the Online Dating Summit.

The Online Dating Summit panels and seminars (“ODS Talks”) offer a tremendous range of expertise. Joining the likes of Match.com, Plenty of Fish (POF.com), Mate1.com and eHarmony in these “talks” are industry leaders from around the globe. Dating CEO´s from Australia, United Kingdom, Austria, Spain, Germany, Canada, Turkey, Latvia, Netherlands & Russia will bring an international flavor to the conference.

The schedule is diverse and caters to a wide range of interests. The in-depth country panels are a must if you want to learn more about the industry in North America, the United Kingdom or Australia. Expert-to-expert panels concerning the mobile ecosystem are chaired by industry leader, see the full Online Dating Summit schedule.

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