Join Inside Network at Socialize West — October 20 – 21, 2011

As acquisitions and IPOs abound in the industry, virtual goods and social gaming have proven to be a key part of monetizing social media.

This fall, we invite you to join the conversation with Inside Network’s Justin Smith and Eric Eldon as they lead discussions on the economics of virtual goods and social games at this year’s Socialize West, happening October 20 – 21 in San Francisco.

About the Sessions

Measuring the Health of Your Virtual Economy

Eric Eldon, Editor at Inside Network

Managing a growing virtual economy is not easy. What should you track? What are the key indicators of a healthy virtual economy? Our panel of metrics and economy experts will share their thoughts on this important subject.

Social Games 2015: Where to now?

Justin Smith, Founder at Inside Network

Over the last two years social gaming has quickly established itself as highly profitable business model in the interactive entertainment industry. But now that the word is out, where do we go from here? Or, more formally, how does one build a long-term sustainable business in social gaming? This panel will briefly cover the history of social gaming and provide an assessment of the current landscape, but will predominantly focus on how social gaming will move forward in the next few years. Key topics covered include: consolidation, licensing and venture capital.

About Socialize West

Socialize gathers professionals from all aspects of the social media spectrum: social gaming, virtual goods, startups, mobile and media: business owners/leaders, business development, strategy/operations, and marketing.

Learn more about Socialize here.