The Human Capital Institute Selects EventMingle

EventMingle creates a custom online community for the Fourth Annual HCI National Human Capital Summit allowing attendees, exhibitors and speakers to network online.

Bend, OR, March 04, 2009 --( EventMingle today announced it has been selected as the official online social networking application for the Fourth Annual National Human Capital Summit, produced by the Human Capital Institute (HCI), happening March 9-11, 2009 at The Westin Kierland, Scottsdale, AZ.

HCI's annual leadership conference brings together the world's foremost business gurus and talent management professionals to discuss today's business agendas and the changes we can expect to see across everyone's strategic business plans in 2009. Learn and network with hands-on executives that are driving change and leading talent transformation within their organizations all while they respond to today's tactical challenges.

EventMingle has created a custom online community for their attendees, speakers and exhibitors. You can find it on the web at:

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 be working with the Human Capital Institute by creating their custom EventMingle Site – a custom social networking community for attendees, speakers and exhibitors attending the Fourth Annual National Human Capital Summit. Their online community includes our latest enhancements to our Daily Planner tools so each participant will now be able to use our powerful calendar and task management tools to enable them to make more appointments, see more products and network with more professionals in the talent management industry,” said Jim Harrer, co-founder of EventMingle.

About The Human Capital Institute

The Human Capital Institute (HCI) is a catalyst for innovative new thinking in talent acquisition, development, deployment and new economy leadership. Through research and collaboration, our global network of more than 130,000 members develops and promotes creativity, best and next practices, and actionable solutions in strategic talent management. Executives, practitioners, and thought leaders representing organizations of all sizes, across public, charitable and government sectors, utilize HCI communities, education, events and research to foster talent advantages to ensure organizational change for competitive results. In tandem with these initiatives, HCI’s Human Capital Strategist professional certifications and designations set the bar for expertise in talent strategy, acquisition, development and measurement.

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 For more info about EventMingle, contact Jim Harrer, 949-607-0980

Jim Harrer