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September 9th, 1997
City Sites

09/09/97 RMIUG Meeting - City Sites - Local Content Coming to a Browser Near You

The Tuesday, September 9th meeting of the Rocky Mountain Internet Users Group will feature a panel discussion on City Sites, including some of the key national players (complete with deep pockets) entering the local content market. Learn how these sites are competing, what they offer the user, what deals they are cutting with local companies, how their revenue models work, and hear it all directly from the people running the show. Bring lots of questions and prepare for an interesting evening of presentations and Q&A.

Our panelists include:

  • Brad Struss (bradstr@microsoft.com), General Manager of Microsoft's soon-to-launch Denver Sidewalk
  • Judy Tobey (tobey007@aol.com), General Manager (ie, Mayor) of AOL's Digital City Denver
  • Meredith Flynn-Ripley (mflynnr@uswest.com), General Manager of US West's DiveIn Denver
  • and Ted Pinkowitz (tap@ecentral.com), President of E.Central with the Big City - Small Planet site.

URL's of interest:

The meeting is Tuesday, September 9th from 7:00 - 9:00 pm (with optional 6:30pm start for informal networking and refreshments). The meeting will be held at the Department of Commerce (NIST) Building at 325 Broadway in Boulder, one traffic light South of Baseline. This facility holds 510 people. Park in the Dept. of Commerce lot, go in the main door (faces East), and find the main auditorium just to the right of the main entrance. The meeting is free and open to the public, but we may pass the hat to help defray expenses.

RMIUG appreciates the ongoing support from XOR Network Engineering for administration of RMIUG's electronic discussion lists & WWW site.

Consultants and companies are invited to bring Internet-related product information, brochures, and business cards which will be displayed on an information table.

There is an email mailing list set up for this group. General information can be obtained by sending an Email to rmiug@rmiug.org which will generate an auto-reply message that tells you about the lists and how to subscribe. You can also reach the RMIUG "Executive" Committee at rmiug-comm@rmiug.org. Our WWW site is at http://www.rmiug.org/rmiug/

Tentative schedule of the next RMIUG meeting:

Nov 11: Financing (VC, IPO, private funding, etc.) for Internet companies in Colorado

(To suggest a topic, send your idea to rmiug-comm@rmiug.org)

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