Digital DUMBO's dd:IMPACT conference (May 30, 2013)

On May 30th Digital DUMBO’s dd:IMPACT conference, “Groundswell: The Next Wave of Content,” will descend on DUMBO (RSVP:

Inspired by the rise of self, enabled by the development of social media platforms leading to the creation of new ecosystems, networks, and participatory media, “Groundswell: The Next Wave of Content” will be a half-day discussion exploring how the most successful companies and brands in the world are using digital content and platforms to spark movements and increase their bottom lines.

Digital DUMBO ( has assembled a top tier list of new media companies, platforms, and brands to participate. Panelists represent The New York Times, Buzzfeed, Reddit, VICE, The Onion, MINI USA, Digg, Pulse, Hyperallergic, Artsy, NowThis News, Narratively, and more. The conference will conclude with a cocktail reception hosted by MICK (formerly DJ Mick Boogie) at Galapagos Art Space in Brooklyn.

The conference will take place at Galapagos Art Space in DUMBO, a neighborhood that is now home to over one hundred of New York City’s most creative digital agencies and start-ups.