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eBay users expected to converge on New Orleans in June

San Jose, CA -- Registration has opened for eBay's third annual community conference, eBay Live! 2004, which takes...

San Jose, CA — Registration has opened for eBay’s third annual community conference, eBay Live! 2004, which takes place in New Orleans from June 24-26, 2004. The three-day event brings the eBay community together to celebrate their passions for buying and selling online. The theme for this year’s eBay Live is “Leap to New Heights.”

eBay Live! 2004 will offer an expanded schedule of seminars and classes to help users enhance their eBay activities and skills. This year, more than 100 eBay University classes will be offered to buyers and sellers, specifically tailored to meet the needs of beginning, intermediate and advanced users.

Attendees are also invited to listen to presentations from special guest speakers, including Dr. Gary Bradt on change and leadership, Mark Victor Hansen, co-author of Chicken Soup for the Soul series, and Rieva Lesonsky, editorial director at Entrepreneur Media Inc. In addition, eBay category managers will hold numerous round-table discussions on popular eBay categories, including Apparel and Accessories, Business and Industrial, and Electronics. There will also be community awards, tradeshow booths and presentations by eBay executives, including a keynote speech by eBay CEO Meg Whitman.

Last year, approximately 10,000 people attended the community conference. This year’s event will be held at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. eBay Live! is open to everyone 18 and over. The cost to attend is $60.00, which includes all classes, parties and keynote speeches throughout the weekend. Register online at Onsite registration will also be available beginning June 24 at the convention center.