LA Ticket Giveaway: 2013 V3 Digital Media Conference

UPDATE: Congrats to the winners: Komo, Le Lisa, sharon yamato, Debra Dilger!

A full house of V3con 2012 attendees listen as Frank Buckley of KTLA5 moderates a session about Asian Americans on YouTube, featuring panelists David Choi, Clara Chung, and Stephen Dypiangco.  Photo credit: Steven Lam, on behalf of AAJA-Los Angeles

A full house of V3con 2012 attendees listen as Frank Buckley of KTLA5 moderates a session about Asian Americans on YouTube, featuring panelists David Choi, Clara Chung, and Stephen Dypiangco. Photo credit: Steven Lam, on behalf of AAJA-Los Angeles

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V3 Digital Media Conference is coming up right around the corner. The event kicks off, on Friday June 14th, with an Opening Awards Reception at the Pacific Asia Museum in Pasadena. Then, the all day conference takes place, on Saturday June 25th, at the Japanese American National Museum in Little Tokyo (LA). Here is the website for more info: http://v3con.com/.

Registration includes admission to Friday’s Opening Awards Reception and Saturday’s all day conference, including breakfast and lunch on Saturday. Check out the full schedule and the list of speakers.

On June 14-15, the Asian American Journalists Association‒Los Angeles presents its second annual V3 Digital Media Conference, dedicated to showcasing the “Vision. Visibility. Voice.” of the most pioneering, interesting and influential Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in today’s evolving digital media landscape.

We hope you’ll come along for our exciting and affordable V-Ticket ride. For as little as $40, you can meet, explore alongside and be inspired by hundreds of experts, thought leaders and fellow adventurers in creating or consuming blogs, social media and other new forms of communication. We’ll make sure to feed your appetites as well as your brains, with great food and drink, including Roy’s Hawaiian fusion classic dishes, the famous Kogi BBQ truck’s signature tacos and fare from McDonald’s, Coca-Cola and Kirin, among others.

Did we mention pioneering? We’ll recognize four leading Asian American voices and visionaries — restaurateur Roy Choi of Kogi fame, civil rights hero Grace Lee Boggs and journalists Richard Lui and Gil Asakawa — at an evening awards reception at the Pacific Asia Museum in Pasadena on June 14. We’ll reconvene the next morning at the Japanese American National Museum in Little Tokyo in downtown Los Angeles for an entire day of panels and workshops on the digital theme.

Did we mention interesting? Panel and plenary topics include “Asian Visibility in Hollywood and Globally Online,” “The Future of Journalism in the Digital World,” “Social Media Lessons From the 2012 Presidential Campaign,” “Creating Moving Messaging: Nonprofits and Digital Media Options” and “Sustainability: Success as a Woman in Digital Media.” Hands-on workshops will cover subjects as varied as taking better mobile photos, growing your digital footprint and giving a good interview, and with Verizon we’ll demonstrate the latest in smart accessories and devices.

Did we mention influential? Panelists include blogger Phil Yu (a.k.a. “Angry Asian Man”); marketing legend Bill Imada of IW Group; Elisa Camahort Page, co-founder of BlogHer; actor Parvesh Cheena; actress Lynn Chen; visual journalist Marilyn Chung; filmmaker Patrick Epino; digital editor Megan Garvey of the Los Angeles Times; tech editor Gregory Han; leading web journalist Robert Hernandez of USC; Pradeepa Jeeva, head of production at YOMYOMF; consumer Internet executive Harry Lin; and Canadian broadcaster Tetsuro Shigematsu.

Five lucky 8Asians’ readers will each win a pair of registrations to the upcoming V3con!

Ok, ok, so you think you’re ready to enter? Read on!

David Ono of ABC7 welcomes the crowd at the Opening Plenary about Asians in traditional media, featuring panelists Jeff Yang, Jocelyn "Joz" Wang, and Richard Lui at V3con 2012.  Photo credit: Steven Lam, on behalf of AAJA-Los Angeles

David Ono of ABC7 welcomes the crowd at the Opening Plenary about Asians in traditional media, featuring panelists Jeff Yang, Jocelyn “Joz” Wang, and Richard Lui at V3con 2012. Photo credit: Steven Lam, on behalf of AAJA-Los Angeles

What could you win from 8Asians and V3con?
Five (5) winners will be randomly selected to win a pair of general admission registrations to the V3 Digital Media Conference. Registration codes must be redeemed no later than June 12th, 2013 at 11:55PM Pacific Time.

Hurry, this contest closes soon, so don’t wait!
One entry per person, please.

How do you enter?
1) Follow 8Asians on Twitter!

2) Follow V3con on Twitter!

3) Tweet “I want to go to @V3con because [insert your reason] + @8Asians”

4) Fill out the form below:

Why do I have to fill out this form? We’re just trying to capture all the info needed to fulfill the prizes faster.

Can I enter more than once? No! Why are you being so greedy?!

If you would rather skip all the hoopla and ensure your registration, you can use the promo code “Partner-8Asians” (case sensitive). You will receive 10% off Pre-Registration: General Admission or $10 off Full Registration: General Admission (when available).

Prizes courtesy of: 8Asians.com and V3con

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