POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Aug. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Onstream Media Corporation (NASDAQ: ONSM), a leading online service provider of live and on-demand corporate audio and web communications, virtual event technology and social media marketing, today announced that ThinkGlobal Inc., a print and online publishing company, specializing in B2B and higher education markets, has signed a MarketPlace365® services agreement to develop international, online trade and investment marketplaces in which U.S. exporters and local, state, regional and national Economic Development Organizations (EDOs) – along with related industry service providers – can reach potential buyers, distributors and international investors worldwide.
ThinkGlobal expects the new marketplaces to benefit from its worldwide network of importers and exporters as well as from EDOs throughout the U.S. that desire to attract foreign direct investment. In addition, ThinkGlobal's virtual marketplaces will strengthen its already robust webinar and online event presence by bringing videos, reference libraries and live chat capabilities to exporters, service providers, buyers and potential investors.
ThinkGlobal expects the web-based marketplaces to feature an online Lounge where exhibitors and attendees can network and exchange business-building ideas. Additionally, the marketplace will include an extensive online Media Library and Learning Center featuring educational sessions lead by industry-leading experts. Augmented by an annual "bricks and mortar" tradeshow, the complementary virtual marketplace will provide a continual source of information, including updated research and contact data, white papers, articles and PowerPoint presentations. Seminars and webinars will also be offered with full-day "virtual fairs" occurring each quarter.
ThinkGlobal is a print and online publishing company, specializing in B2B and higher education markets. The company publishes magazines, newsletters and websites, and handles contract publishing. They publish Commercial News USA, the official export promotion magazine of the U.S. Department of Commerce, and are a Corporate Marketing partner of the Commerce Department.