NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
The Huffington Post today announced a collaboration with Microsoft Corp.
at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2014 in Davos-Klosters,
Switzerland, which will take place from Wednesday, January 22 through
Saturday, January 25, 2014. The Microsoft Huffington Post Café, located
within the Microsoft Vision Center, will be available for use by White
Badge delegates throughout the week from Tuesday, January 21 through
Saturday, January 25 from 8:00 a.m. CET to 6:00 p.m. CET.
The Microsoft Vision Center is located at Promenade 101 in close
proximity to the Congress Centre. A HuffPost Live studio will be located
within the Microsoft Huffington Post Café to broadcast interviews
throughout the week.
"We're delighted to be partnering with Microsoft at Davos," said Arianna
Huffington, Chair, President, and Editor-in-Chief, Huffington Post Media
Group. "Our co-branded space will offer Davos attendees a place right
across from the Congress Centre where they can have meetings, relax,
recharge, refuel (with food both healthy and delicious), or just catch
up on work. And at the HuffPost Live Broadcast Center, inside the
Microsoft Vision Center, we will be conducting interviews all day
throughout the week with world leaders, business executives, journalists
and other attendees about the important discussions and themes at the
World Economic Forum."
The Microsoft Vision Center showcases the company's latest devices and
services as tools for analyzing societal trends and offering technology
solutions to the world's most pressing challenges. Microsoft's
delegation to the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, which is led by
General Counsel and Executive Vice President of Legal and Corporate
Affairs Brad Smith, will host an array of gatherings at the Microsoft
Vision Center focused on the profound power of technology to transform
our lives, communities, and institutions.
"In an increasingly digital world, The Huffington Post is a leader in
driving conversations about today's most pressing social issues," said
Lori Forte Harnick, General Manager, Citizenship and Public Affairs,
Microsoft. "We are pleased to collaborate with The Huffington Post
during the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos to provide a
venue for attendees to connect with others and experience the power of
technology to impact societies around the world."
About The Huffington Post
The Huffington Post is a Pulitzer Prize-winning source of breaking news,
features, and entertainment, as well as a highly engaged community for
opinion and conversation. The Huffington Post 94 million monthly global
unique visitors (comScore, November 2013) posting over five million
comments each month. The site has over 50,000 bloggers -- from
politicians, students and celebrities to academics, parents and policy
experts -- who contribute in real-time on the subjects they are most
passionate about. The Huffington Post has editions in the UK, Canada,
France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Japan, Maghreb, and launching in Brazil
(Jan 28.) and South Korea (Feb. 28). The Huffington Post is part of AOL
Source: The Huffington Post