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WebX 2.0 in Islamabad

Posted on 2nd June 2011

The WebX 2.0 was held at Bahria University on the 2nd and 3rd of June, 2011. It was marked as the biggest convention of bloggers and web wizards of Pakistan. A wide variety of imminent bloggers, social media evangelists and entrepreneurs shared their success stories with the attendees. The event turned out to be a huge success, attracting more than 250 participants from across the country.

The event was aimed at promoting blogging, social media and entrepreneurship in Pakistan. The convention was also aimed at promoting the upcoming digital bloggers from far flung areas of the country. Hence the objective of the event was not only to bring out the best but also to encourage the young talent and inspire them to thrive for more. The 2 day event included worshops, seminars, game competitions and quite a number of other interactive activities.

On day 1, Professional bloggers and Social Media Gurus including Hamad Dar (koolmuzone.com), Adnan Shaffi (chiphazard.com), Saad Bassi (addictivefonts.com), Nabeel Ahmed (Xnews) and Waqas Butt (veryrite.com) conducted a workshop on basics of blogging and advanced social media tactics to better market their blogs. A classic gaming competition was also held alongside the workshop sessions as a fun side attraction to the main event. Later during the day, Saad Hamid (sizlopedia.com) chaired a blog showcase session and giveaways from Microsoft were distributed among the attendees.

On day 2, a number of prominent bloggers and entrepreneurs talked about their truly inspiring success stories. Shoaib Khalil (Microsoft), Ghaus Iftikhar Nakodari (addictive tips), Zubair Khan (tranchulas), Saad Hamid (pehlimadad.org) and number of other notable personalities conduted talks on entrepreneurship. Bloggers and social media people also shared their journey to success.

Chief guests included SVP PTCL, president PTCL, DG Pakistan Post and Director Intelligence Bureau. In our closing ceremony shields and awards were handed over to all the speakers along with the most popular blogs of Pakistan as propakistani.pk for best local blog, Addictive Tips for best international blog and veryrite.com for fastest growing blog. The event turned out to be a huge success and motivated a lot of upcoming bloggers of Pakistan.

For more information please visit http://thewebx.org/