Shark Daymond John to Speak at IZEAFest 2017

operator of IZEAx, the premier online marketplace connecting brands and
publishers with influential content creators, will feature Daymond John
in an interview with IZEA Founder, Chairman and CEO, Ted Murphy. Mr.
John is Founder, president, and CEO of FUBU, and co-star of ABC’s
Emmy-Award winning series, “Shark Tank.

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Shark Daymond John to Speak at IZEAFest 2017. (Photo: Business Wire)

Shark Daymond John to Speak at IZEAFest 2017. (Photo: Business Wire)

IZEAFest will take place February 10-11, 2017 at the Gaylord Palms
Resort and Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. The two-day event
brings together top content creators, brands and agencies from around
the world. IZEAFest 2017’s theme, “Create Your Future,” focuses on ways
to use technology and innovative techniques to attract and engage online
audiences. IZEAFest 2017 will feature over 20 unique, educational and
inspiring sessions needed to transform marketing strategies.

IZEAFest Highlighted Speakers (as of
January 11, 2017):

  • Chris Brogan, New York Times bestselling co-author of Trust
    Agents: Using the Web to Build Influence, Improve Reputation, and Earn
  • Pete Shankman, Author, Entrepreneur and Founder of Help A
    Reporter Out (HARO)
  • Joe DeMike, Head of Global Business Operations for Accelerator
    at Google
  • Josh Machiz, Director of Integrated Marketing at Nasdaq
  • Michelle Dauchy, Chief Marketing Officer at Mercury Marine
  • Erik Qualman, bestselling author of Socialnomics, Digital
    and What Happens in Vegas Stays on YouTube
  • Dayvee Sutton, two-time Emmy Award Winning sports journalist,
    entertainment and lifestyle reporter, social commentator and
    entrepreneur, and video producer for USA Today Networks

For the full list of Speakers, click

IZEAFest 2017 is designed to serve the needs of marketing professionals
as well as content creators. Session topics include multiple aspects of
influencer marketing and content development. Attendees will learn best
practices from the leaders in the space.

In addition to a wide array of educational content, IZEA will be
unveiling IZEAx 2.0, the latest generation of their influencer marketing
and custom content platform. Guests will also be treated to special
performances and exclusive evening events, including private rides at
Marvel Super Hero Island at Universal’s Islands of Adventure.

Tickets can be purchased at

About IZEA

IZEA operates IZEAx, the premier online marketplace that connects brands
with influential content creators. IZEA creators range from leading
bloggers and social media personalities to A-list celebrities and
professional journalists. Creators are compensated for developing and
distributing unique content on behalf of brands including long form
text, videos, photos and status updates. Brands receive influential
consumer content and engaging, shareable stories that drive awareness.
For more information about IZEA, visit

Safe Harbor Statement

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the
meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. These
forward-looking statements are based largely on IZEA’s expectations and
are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, certain of which are
beyond IZEA’s control. Actual results could differ materially from these
forward-looking statements as a result of, among other factors,
competitive conditions in the content and social sponsorship segment in
which IZEA operates, failure to popularize one or more of the
marketplace platforms of IZEA and changing economic conditions that are
less favorable than expected. In light of these risks and uncertainties,
there can be no assurance that the forward-looking information contained
in this respect will in fact occur. Please read the full statement and
disclosures here:

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