Dear BBSJ 2013 Participants,
On behalf of MMTC’s Board of Directors and staff, we would like to thank you for participating in our 2013 Broadband & Social Justice Summit, held on January 16-17, 2013, here in Washington, DC. Whether you participated in person or via our live webcast, your support helps to fulfill MMTC’s mission to empower minorities and underserved communities to succeed in the media, digital media, and telecom sectors.
Extensive Coverage of BBSJ 2013’s Broadband and Social Justice Issues
We are delighted to report that the Summit was a resounding success with 277 registrants, 298 online views, and an extended reach through industry news. The Summit was featured in articles published in Comm Daily, Broadcasting and Cable, TR Daily, Inside Radio, CableFax, RBR-TVBR, Allaccess.com, and Politic365. On Twitter, there were 96 contributors, 1500 tweets, 160,610 accounts reached, and 3,202,847 impressions made.
BBSJ 2013 Launched the New Telecom and Internet Taskforce
In addition, a highlight of BBSJ 2013 was the launch of the New Telecommunications and Internet Policy Taskforce that will push for bipartisan communications policies that will produce jobs and economic growth and close the digital divide.
Links to Summit Photos and Videos Now Available
All sessions were videotaped and are now available online. Please enjoy these links to the hundreds of photos and videos of all sessions of the Summit and share them with your friends and colleagues: http://mmtconline.org/photo-galleries/category/1-16-2013-bbsj-summit/ and http://mmtconline.org/2013-bbsj-summit-videos-1/.
Thank you again for your help in making MMTC’s Fourth Annual Broadband and Social Justice Summit so outstanding. We hope to see you at our Access to Capital and Telecom Policy Conference this July 9-10, 2013, here in Washington at the Embassy Suites Convention Center Hotel. Join our mailing list at http://mmtconline.org for the latest updates from MMTConline.org and BBSJ.org.
David Honig Maurita Coley
President Chief Operating Officer