NEW HOPE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 5, 2018--The Meet Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:MEET), a public market leader in the mobile meeting space, announced today that CFO, Jim Bugden and SVP of Engineering, Richard Friedman will speak at RTC September 7-8, 2018 and newly appointed VP of Livestreaming, Lauren Hallanan, will speak at CHina CHat September 20-21, 2018.

RTC, also known as Real Time Web Solutions Conference, explores the countless ways companies are expanding their footprints through the use of real-time communications. The event will take place at The Great Wall Hotel in Beijing, China where Bugden will present on the social-entertainment trends in North America on Friday, September 7 at 2:30 pm and Friedman will keynote on the main stage at 9:30 am on Saturday, September 8.

"I am very excited by the opportunity to talk about our video use case in front of this audience who helped create the standards that make it possible,” said Friedman. “We could not have scaled from one US application to four global brands without this technology."

CHina CHat is a 2-day conference dedicated to WeChat and China digital marketing for international companies and is located at The Place in Shanghai, China. Hallanan is scheduled to participate in a panel discussion and host a break out session focusing on the influencer marketing industry in China on Friday, September 21.

“CHina CHat attracts hundreds of the top minds in China's social media and tech industries,” said Hallanan. “I'm looking forward to strengthening relationships and making new connections. It will be a great opportunity to share the growth of The Meet Group with the China community.”

Before joining The Meet Group, Hallanan worked as a livestreaming consultant for The Meet Group giving an insider’s perspective on the growth and success of Momo and other Chinese livestreaming applications. Hallanan was also a top streamer on a number of Chinese platforms from 2016-2017 when she lived in Beijing, China. In her new position, Lauren will continue to advise on product and also manage external outreach related to the company’s livestreaming platform.

About The Meet Group

The Meet Group (NASDAQ:MEET) is a portfolio of mobile social entertainment apps designed to meet the universal need for human connection. We leverage a powerful livestreaming video platform, empowering our global community to forge meaningful connections. Our primary apps, MeetMe®, LOVOO®, Skout®, and Tagged®, entertain millions of mobile daily active users, generating untold numbers of casual chats, friendships, dates, and marriages. Our apps, available on iPhone, iPad, and Android in multiple languages, combine product innovation with sophisticated data science to both entertain and connect our audience. The Meet Group has a diversified revenue mix consisting of in-app purchases, subscription, and advertising, and we have offices in New Hope, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Dresden, and Berlin. For more information, visit themeetgroup.com, and follow us on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn.

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