EventMingle Creates NBBconnect.com for the 2009 National Biodiesel Conference and Expo

Bend, OR (PressExposure) February 06, 2009 -- EventMingle today announced it has been selected as the official online social networking application for the 2009 National Biodiesel Conference and Expo, produced by the National Biodiesel Board, happening February 1 - 4, 2009 at the Moscone Center West, San Francisco, CA.

The sixth annual National Biodiesel Conference & Expo [http://www.eventmingle.com/] is the leading event for biodiesel marketers, feedstock growers, fuel distributors, government leaders and biodiesel users.

EventMingle [http://www.eventmingle.com/] has created a custom online community for their attendees, speakers and exhibitors. You can find it on the web at [http://www.NBBconnect.com]

EventMingle offers participants these features:

• Matching and Collaboration Tools – EventMingle will match attendees, speakers and exhibitors based on their personal profile and goals for the event. EventMingle promotes networking among all participants.

• The Daily Planner – Participants will create a detailed to-do list they can take with them to the event. EventMingle becomes attendees’ personal assistant in helping them get organized for the event before leaving for the airport.

• Internal E-mail System – Attendees, speakers and exhibitors will use EventMingle's built-in e-mail system to communicate without revealing personal contact information.

• Advanced Search Features - Participants can search for people based on location, title and interests. Attendees also can meet other people who plan to attend a specific conference session or booth. Exhibitors can connect with attendees interested in specific products and services, find speakers who are covering their products and can also identify other exhibitors who would make a good business partner.

• Detailed Online Exhibitor Directory - Exhibitors can publish extended information, including a searchable product directory, current news releases and scheduled booth events. Exhibitors also can give attendees the ability to schedule appointments with booth personnel.

• Press Center - Attendees can use the EventMingle portal to view all recent news releases from exhibiting companies.

• Message Forums - The message forums allow people to discuss exhibitors, news releases, products, special events, exhibitor giveaway items and job postings.

“We’re very pleased to offer our conference attendees NBBconnect.com – a custom social networking community whereby our attendees, speakers and exhibitors attending the sixth annual National Biodiesel Conference & Expo can collaborate prior to arriving in San Francisco and also during the conference itself. NBBconnect.com [http://www.nbbconnect.com/] includes Daily Planner tools so each attendee will be able to use NBBconnect’s powerful calendar and task management tools, enabling them to make more appointments, see more products and network with more people,” said Donnell Rehagen, Chief Operating Officer, National Biodiesel Board. “NBBconnect increases the overall networking value of the conference by providing more pathways for attendees to find new business and educational opportunities as well as additional solutions to their current business challenges.”

About the National Biodiesel Conference & Expo.

The National Biodiesel Conference & Expo gathers a record number of biodiesel marketers, feedstock growers, fuel distributors, government leaders and biodiesel users.

The National Biodiesel Board is planning a rich educational program featuring presentations and discussions from the industry’s most influential leaders. The conference, to be held at the Moscone Center West, February 1-4, 2009 will include an array of networking and social events in this dynamic city, along with our always popular and exciting Expo with more than 400 booths showcasing the latest in biodiesel products and services.

About the National Biodiesel Board

The NBB is the national trade association representing the biodiesel industry as the coordinating body for research and development in the US. It was founded in 1992 by state soybean commodity groups, who were funding biodiesel research and development programs. Since that time, the NBB has developed into a comprehensive industry association, which coordinates and interacts with a broad range of cooperators including industry, government, and academia. NBB's membership is comprised of state, national, and international feedstock and feedstock processor organizations, biodiesel suppliers, fuel marketers and distributors, and technology providers.

About EventMingle

EventMingle is the first Web-based, online social networking technology designed to cater to the tradeshow industry. EventMingle enables attendees, exhibitors and speakers to collaborate online prior, during and after the event. EventMingle improves networking among all participants while helping participants create an “action plan” prior to leaving for the event. EventMingle was launched in December 2005.

EventMingle is a wholly owned subsidiary of Specialty Match Network, a privately owned company based in Bend, Oregon. See [http://www.EventMingle.com]. For more info about EventMingle, contact Jim Harrer, 949-607-0980

About EventMingle

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Jim Harrer
Bend, Oregon

EventMingle is the first Web-based, online social networking technology designed to cater to the tradeshow industry. EventMingle enables attendees,

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