Comcast Technology Solutions | comcasttechnologysolutions.com
Comcast Technology Solutions offers a portfolio of technology solutions, the CTSuite, that provides the industry with the technology, scale and expertise to expand and navigate the rapidly-changing media and entertainment technology landscape. We invent technology that solves industry challenges, reimagines what is possible, and transforms businesses for an ever-changing world. Built on Comcast’s know-how, proven facilities, scalable platforms, and infrastructure, Comcast Technology Solutions offers more than 20 years of reliable real-world broadcast and digital experience. We partner with customers to redefine expectations and deliver the future to global audiences. For more information, visit www.comcasttechnologysolutions.com.
Salesforce Industries | vlocity.com
Salesforce Industries, formerly Vlocity, is a leading provider of industry-specific cloud and mobile software for the world’s top communications, media and entertainment, energy, utilities, insurance, health, and public sector organizations. Salesforce Industries possesses deep expertise in vertical industries, enabling organizations to digitally transform, simply and seamlessly. Leveraging industry-specific processes and data models across any channel, Salesforce Industries helps customers increase sales and digital adoption, improve service, marketing agility, and operational efficiencies.
Media Cloud is a unified, agile platform that enables media and entertainment providers to create seamless, personalized experiences that fulfill the digital imperative and accelerate time to market. Media Cloud delivers an end-to-end platform to power the rapid development, launch, monetization, and growth of differentiated media and entertainment services, with a lower total cost of ownership. This includes a comprehensive suite of omnichannel applications built natively to empower B2B/B2C sales and service digital life-cycles for Entertainment, Sports, Digital Publishers, Content, Gaming, Business Information Providers, and New Media disruptors. Media Cloud’s solutions include: Media and Entertainment platform, complete with an industry specific data model, a library of industry business processes, process automation tools and out-of-the-box assisted channel consoles and unassisted channel templates. Key Media industry-specific software includes: an enterprise product catalog, media-specific CPQ engine, contract lifecycle management engine, dynamic media-specific order management solution, all powered by an analytics application engineered specifically for media & entertainment providers. Each of these capabilities extend Salesforce Customer 360, the world #1 CRM platform.
|Vevo | hq.vevo.com
Vevo is the world’s largest all-premium music video provider, offering artists a global platform with enormous scale through its distribution partners. Vevo connects artists with their audience globally via music videos and original content, working directly with them to find unique ways to bring their music to life visually. Vevo also works with emerging artists, providing them with a platform of global scale and reach, to find and grow their audience. Reaching 26 billion monthly views globally, Vevo has over 450,000 music videos in its catalogue.
|Skydance Television | skydance.com
Skydance is the diversified media company founded by David Ellison in 2010 to create high-quality, event-level entertainment for global audiences. The Company first launched with Feature Films and has since strategically expanded to include independent Television, Interactive, Animation and New Media studios. Skydance Television, the rapidly growing and critically acclaimed television division launched in 2013, is now a leading supplier of premium scripted content to broadcast, cable and digital. Its expansive slate includes a number of Emmy-nominated series including Grace and Frankie, Altered Carbon and Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan as well as Condor, Foundation and Jack Reacher across a range of platforms including Netflix, Amazon Prime and Apple TV+.
|ITA (Interactive Television Alliance) | www.itvalliance.org
Founded in 2002, The Interactive Television Alliance (ITA) is a non-profit trade organization whose mission is to accelerate and extend advanced television in all its forms. Member companies create, distribute & enable interactivity through the television and electronic devices. The ITA’s hallmark is facilitating high energy, candid interchange and deal making in boutique settings. Its programs foster dialogue, support innovation and develop new business models. Project-based, the ITA is agnostic on standards and distribution. Members represent leaders in next generation television: content, advertising, technology, distribution.
CMO Asia | www.cmoasia.org
In 2010, CMO Asia was launched to plug a vacuum in the Marketing community. This is a peer networking body and this effort helps connect all marketers across sectors on a common platform. The vision of this platform is to share the latest stories that have worked across branding & marketing space & provide learning opportunities from the experiences of every marketing professional. This is the need of the hour to be able to thrive for the future. Do visit www.cmoasia.org.
|nScreenMedia | www.nscreenmedia.com
nScreenMedia is a free resource to the Digital Media Industry. It provides daily opinions, analysis, and data on the events and market movements shaping our industry. Colin Dixon is founder and chief analyst of the company. He has 20+ years’ experience working in the Digital TV, Over-the-Top, and IPTV spaces. Previously, he was an analyst and partner with The Diffusion Group and has held senior executive positions at Microsoft/WebTV, Oracle, and others. He is the author of many reports and opinion pieces and is a frequent speaker at NAB, IBC, Connected TV World Summit, and other industry events.
|NYWIFT | www.nywift.org
New York Women in Film & Television supports women calling the shots in film, television and digital media. NYWIFT energizes the careers of women in entertainment by illuminating their achievements, providing training and professional development, and advocating for equality.
|Variety | variety.com
Variety provides the industry with the most comprehensive coverage of motion pictures, television and the digital space. With respected and experienced news reporters in Los Angeles, New York and around the world,Variety offers readers the in-depth news coverage necessary to stay one step ahead in the ever-changing entertainment industry across multiple platforms. The Variety Group – Variety, Variety.com, Variety Insight, LA 411, NY 411 – is owned by Variety Media, LLC, a division of Penske Media Corporation.
|Westside Digital Mix | www.linkedin.com/groups/5182897/profile
Westside Digital Mix is an informal networking group for digital media & entertainment professionals who live or work on the Westside in Los Angeles — from the South Bay to Malibu, West LA to the Pacific Ocean. These monthly ‘curated’ social/business mixers are a great way to catch up with friends, colleagues, and meet new industry insiders.
|IAEL | www.iael.org
The IAEL was officially founded in 1977 at MIDEM, the main international trade fair of the music business held each January in Cannes. Over the past thirty years, the IAEL has come to fulfil a unique role for lawyers involved in the industry throughout the world. It has expanded enormously in terms of both the numbers of its members and the scope of its activities. Nonetheless, continuity of membership combined with the energy of its officers, past and present, mean that the Association’s style remains distinctly personal.
|Streaming Video Alliance | www.streamingvideoalliance.org
Comprised of members from across the video ecosystem, the Streaming Video Alliance is a global association that works to solve critical streaming video challenges in an effort to improve end-user experience and adoption. The organization focuses on three main activities: first, to educate the industry on challenges, technologies, and trends through informative, publicly-available resources such as whitepapers, articles, and e-books; second, to foster collaboration among different video ecosystem players through working groups, quarterly meetings, and conferences; third, to define solutions for streaming video challenges by producing specifications, best practices, and other technical documentation. For more information, please visit www.streamingvideoalliance.org
|WITI (Women in Technology International) | www.witi.com
Founded in 1989 by Carolyn Leighton, WITI (Women in Technology International) is a leading worldwide authority on women in business and technology. For nearly 30 years, WITI has consistently been a clear voice advocating women’s contributions to the tech industry, inspiring them to pursue STEM careers and actively working with corporate partners to create a culture of equality. To learn more, please visit witi.com and follow us on Twitter and Facebook.
|EventBrowse | eventbrowse.com
EventBrowse.com aggregates data from various platforms, venue websites, and other sources to create a comprehensive database of relevant business events and conferences in major metropolitan areas in the US. These events are curated into weekly newsletters, providing recommendations for more than 150,000 subscribers. Our online directory and weekly newsletters curate the best events in the most convenient format.
We reach a highly targeted mix of influencers and connectors including: Startup Founders, CEOs, Entrepreneurs, Venture Capitalists, Angel Investors, Press, Media, Bloggers and many more.
Media Excellence Awards | mediaxawards.com
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DigitalLA | digitalla.net
Digital LA is LA’s largest digital entertainment networking group, reaching more than 50,000 digital professionals weekly via our newsletter and social media. Attendees include Hollywood executives from movie studios, agencies, game companies, and labels, as well as Silicon Beach startup CEOs, VCs, investors, angels, and more.
Television Academy | televisionacademy.com
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences was founded in 1946 — just one month after network television was born. It is a nonprofit organization devoted to the advancement of telecommunication arts and sciences and to fostering creative leadership in the telecommunication industry.
The Television Academy, the only major organization devoted to the television and broadband screen entertainment industry, is made up of over 25,000 members, representing 30 professional peer groups, including performers, directors, producers, art directors and various other artisans, technicians and executives.
Entertainment Technology Center | www.etcenter.org
The Entertainment Technology Center@USC (ETC) is a think tank and research center within the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts that convenes executives, innovators, and thought leaders from the media & entertainment, consumer electronics, technology, and services industries along with the academic resources of USC to explore topics related to the creation, archiving, distribution, and consumption of entertainment content. Founded in 1993 at the suggestion of George Lucas, ETC drives collaborative projects among its member companies and engages with next generation consumers to understand the impact of emerging technology on all aspects of the industry, especially technology development and implementation, the creative process, business models, and future trends. ETC has consistently been at the center of open and cooperative development that innovate the nature of our industry.
Gary’s Guide | www.garysguide.com/events
The #1 Resource for Startups & Tech (NYC & Silicon Valley).
VAB | theVAB.com
VAB is an insights-driven organization that inspires marketers to reimagine their media strategies resulting in smarter, more educated decisions that drive business growth. We simplify the complex and discover new insights that transform the way marketers look at their media strategy. Qualified marketers receive COMPLIMENTARY ACCESS to VAB’s continuously growing Insights library at theVAB.com.