CEO Dave Jaworski to Announce Partnership with Winnipeg Folk Festival
FRANKLIN, TENN., December 6 /CNW/ - Dave Jaworski, co-founder and CEO of
PassAlong Networks(TM), a media distribution developer, will address attendees
of the annual Winnipeg Folk Festival's Winter Wassail tonight at the Winnipeg
Convention Center. PassAlong is partnering with the Winnipeg Folk Festival to
extend the festival's online presence in honor of its 35th anniversary.
"I'm excited to return to Winnipeg and be a part of this event," said
Jaworski. "I actually attended my first Winnipeg Folk Festival in 1979 and I
still have the sticker on my guitar case. I'm proud to be able to contribute
to a festival that played such a big role in my life while growing up in this
The Winnipeg Folk Festival will celebrate its 35th anniversary at the
2008 festival, which is scheduled for July 10-13. PassAlong will announce the
specifics of its partnership with the Winnipeg Folk Festival later this month.
"Supporting the festival in 2008 is part of our overall emphasis on the
Canadian market," added Jaworski. "We will be offering Canadian consumers our
complete Connected Consumer(TM) product line, which includes store building
platforms, widgets, wireless device support, retail kiosks and the largest MP3
music catalog available."
PassAlong will feature its full set of products and services, including
Storeblocks(TM), OnTour(R), Speakerheart(TM) and a series of not-yet-announced
music widgets at Canada Music Week in Toronto in March.
PassAlong's Canadian partner companies include Nettwerk Music Group and
the MTS Centre, where PassAlong pioneered the Concert-of-the-Future(TM)
concept with best-selling artist Brad Paisley.
About CEO Dave Jaworski
The Winnipeg native cultivated his musical passion in several garage
bands, followed by a short career as a DJ for a radio station. When his music
career did not lead him to world fame, he focused on his Computer Science
degree and landed a job with Microsoft Canada. In his nine years with
Microsoft, Dave went on to hold executive positions in both Toronto and the
U.S. While at Microsoft Canada he helped launch Microsoft Office and became
the first recipient of the Bill Gates Award of Excellence. After leaving
Microsoft, Dave formed several companies including PassAlong Networks in
Nashville, Tennessee. His blog can be found at www.CantStopTheMusic.com.
About PassAlong Networks
PassAlong Networks works to empower artists and fans by enhancing the
Connected Consumer(TM) ecosystem. PassAlong's suite of services includes
StoreBlocks(TM), OnTour(R), freedomMP3(TM) and subsidiary Speakerheart(TM);
current initiatives include advertising premium incentive programs,
ad-supported revenue models, variable-pricing programs, in-car music
downloads, mobile devices, media place-shifting and device-shifting, digital
video libraries and social networks. Founded in 2002, PassAlong Networks is
privately held and based in Franklin, Tennessee. For more information, visit
OnTour, StoreBlocks, freedomMP3, PassAlong, Connected Consumer,
Passing-and-Points and Speakerheart are trademarks of PassAlong Networks. All
other brands are trademarks of their respective owners.
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