March 18-20, 2013 | Westin Copley Place | Boston, MA
Leading in Local - Boston - March 18-20, 2013


Future Stars

If you are an early stage start-up developing the next big thing in interactive local media, we want you at LEADING IN LOCAL: The National Impact.

The incredible networking opportunities of an event like LEADING IN LOCAL can help advance your company to its next phase of development. What’s more, we strongly believe your attendance will enhance this event for all participants. So we want to make it easier for you to join us in Boston, March 18-20.

Meet the LEADING IN LOCAL Future Stars

Discounted Registration and Visibility Package Exclusively for Qualified Startups

  • Discounted registration rate: $595 (nearly 70 percent off the full price of attendance), includes access to all sessions, the exhibit hall and two networking cocktail receptions.
  • Visibility as a "Future Star" on conference websites (includes a 100-word company description with logo and link back to your website) and in the event program book.
  • Industry Recognition. All qualified Future Stars are automatically entered into the LOCAL Liftoff Awards competition, the winner of which will be announced at LEADING IN LOCAL: The National Impact, March 18-20, in Boston.


To qualify as a LEADING IN LOCAL Future Star, you must be a seed or early-stage company, less than three years old, having raised less than $1 million of investment funds, with less than $1 million in revenues. Startups must offer a product or platform. Agencies are not eligible. Startups in pre-launch phase must be able to preview their solutions to the BIA/Kelsey Future Stars selection panel.

Complete the form below to apply for Future Star status. We will evaluate your application and respond within 48 hours. If you are accepted as a Future Star, we will provide instructions on how to register for the conference.

NOTE: Meeting all of the stated requirements does not guarantee selection as a Future Star. Final determination is made by the BIA/Kelsey Future Stars selection panel.

Future Stars Qualification Form & Application

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Local Liftoff Awards

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Future Stars

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Companies Attending

Contact Eileen Pacheco at or 508.888.7478.