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2024 Sponsors & Media Partners: 

Reed Smith, LLP
We provide our people with first-rate opportunities for continuing learning and development. This is a key part of our strategy to attract and retain top talent. We are committed to preparing our people for success. Our Learning and Development (L&D) and Human Resources teams collaborate with our partners, professional staff subject-matter experts and leading external presenters to deliver a broad range of both legal and professional skills programs.
Venable is a firm of trusted advisors serving businesses, organizations, and individuals in many of the most important aspects of their work. With more than 850 professionals delivering services globally, we help clients connect quickly and effectively to the experience and insights key to achieving their most pressing objectives. We foster a diverse culture that helps ensure our ability to attract, retain, and elevate the most talented professionals in the country, who work on behalf of our clients.
UCLA Center for Media, Entertainment & Sports
Located at UCLA Anderson School of Management, the Center for Media, Entertainment & Sports is the leading center for business thought leadership in media, entertainment and sports. The center offers MBA courses, instructional programs for undergraduates, conferences and industry partnerships designed to showcase innovation and business leadership.
Fusicology.com is a multifaceted website media entity, promoting progressive music culture through event listings and relevant content. Fusicology as a whole provides a national hub reaching trend setting multicultural urbanites. Our site and newsletter specialize in providing relevant information for early adopters that include the musically forward.
Westside Digital Mix 
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.
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 Technology Alliance
The Streaming Video Technology Alliance is a global technical association addressing critical challenges in streaming video. By educating the industry on the technical nature of the issues, providing a neutral forum for collaboration across the video ecosystem, and publishing documentation that defines technical solutions, the SVTA is helping to improve the streaming video experience at scale. Over 100 companies including network operators, content rights holders, OTT platforms, service providers, and technology vendors – representing some of the biggest names in global streaming – participate in bi-weekly working group activities and quarterly face-to-face meetings. For more information, please visit www.svta.org.
Digital LA
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.
Canadian Music Week
WHERE MUSIC, TECH + BIZ CONVERGE: Now in its 41st year, the Canadian Music Week Conference is still the premier annual music business and networking event in Canada and coming back in 2023 it’s in person live! We promise to deliver a world class experience in the Heart of Toronto once again. This year we’re featuring a 3-day music summit covering all sectors of the industry.
As an international organization, the IGDA is a U.S.-based 501(c)6 non-profit professional association that exists as a global network of collaborative projects and communities comprised of individuals from all fields of game development - from programmers and producers to writers, artists, QA and localization. We bring together developers at key industry conferences, in over 90 Chapters and in Special Interest Groups (SIGs) to improve their lives and their craft. We advocate on behalf of our membership to ensure quality of life, perpetuation of our craft and preparing the next generation of developers. Whether you're a student with a goal to become a game developer or a seasoned veteran, regardless if you're based in the U.S. or any country/region in the world, whether you're an indie developer or in a AAA studio, whether your primary platform is a PC, console or a tabletop - we welcome you home to the IGDA!
M2 Insights
M2 Insights focuses on the driving forces of emerging technologies and market ecosystems. Tracking communities in digital, experiential and immersive markets, we deliver actionable insights and analysis through our published and custom research.
Infiom is a dynamic global accelerator at the forefront of fostering innovation and growth in disruptive technology sectors, including Generative AI, Web3, Metaverse, AR/VR, and blockchain ecosystems. Their mission revolves around supporting both emerging ventures and established Fortune 500 companies by providing access to capital, resources, and strategic partnerships. Infiom's multifaceted approach includes specialized programs like the Infiom BOOST initiative, which assists ventures in navigating the complexities of fundraising, business development, and technology adaptation in the fast-paced environments of emerging technologies. Notably, in collaboration with the BNB Chain, Infiom also launched the Infiom Founders Academy, a groundbreaking initiative that successfully catapulted nine AI X Web3 ventures to success in 2023. With a commitment to propelling innovation, Infiom leverages a vast network of industry leaders, accelerators, investors, and corporate partners to empower organizations to thrive amidst the rapid evolution of disruptive technology domains.