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Tech Speaking and Awards Deadlines & Opportunities: 4/23/14

ITDatabase and Business Wire today highlighted numerous calls for speakers, awards and other opportunities and deadlines that tech industry communications and marketing professionals should be aware of, including:

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New Opportunities
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Ignition (Business Insider)
Call for Speakers
http://www.businessinsider.com/event/ignition-2014?IR=T

Designer of Things Conference
Call for Speakers
http://dot2014.c4p.eesubs.com/

Stars of PR Awards (Bulldog Reporter)
Awards Info
http://www.bulldogreporter.com/2014-stars-of-pr-awards

DEMO Fall
Event Info
http://www.demo.com/ehome/DEMO/home/?&

Greater Austin Business Awards
Awards Info
https://austinchamber.nonprofitcms.org/awards/Page/business-awards

World Wireless Congress
Call for Speakers
https://docs.google.com/a/itdatabase.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dFhBYlc4M0FxRnFBTzZPMDdCVjViUEE6MQ

IBM Insight
Call for Speakers
https://www-950.ibm.com/events/wwe/insight/insight2014faq.nsf/wqav17?readform&topic=d674ee&aq=e28088

UX Cambridge
Call for Speakers
http://uxcambridge.net/2014/

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Deadlines
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(4/28)
InfoWorld Technology Leadership Awards
http://www.infoworld.com/tla

(4/28)
DataBeat Innovation Showdown
https://venturebeat2.wufoo.com/forms/databeat-innovation-showdown-2014/

(4/30)
Inc. 500 | 5000
http://www.inc.com/inc5000apply/faqs.html

(4/30)
GigaOM Structure Launchpad
http://events.gigaom.com/structure-2014/launchpad/

(4/30)
40 Under 40 (PRWeek)
http://www.prweekus.com/us/40under40

(4/30)
Strata Conference + Hadoop World
http://strataconf.com/stratany2014?cmp=tw-strata-confpro-home-stny14_twitter_posts

(4/30)
DEMO Europe launch
http://demo-europe.com/en/launch

(4/30)
Social Mobile Engagement
http://www.socialmobileengagement.com/papers/

(5/1)
DEF CON
http://www.defcon.org/html/defcon-22/dc-22-cfp.html

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Tech Event PR Prep
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(4/29)
The Cable Show
http://events.itdatabase.com/events/detail/540/

(4/30)
Facebook F8
http://events.itdatabase.com/events/detail/189/

(5/12)
Microsoft TechEd
http://events.itdatabase.com/events/detail/535/

(5/13)
Streaming Media East
http://events.itdatabase.com/events/detail/530/

(5/18)
Cisco Live
http://events.itdatabase.com/events/detail/548/

(5/19)
Internet Week New York
http://events.itdatabase.com/events/detail/523/

(5/21)
GlueCon
http://events.itdatabase.com/events/detail/531/

(5/21)
MIT Sloan CIO Symposium
http://events.itdatabase.com/events/detail/525/

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