Comcast Technology Solutions provides a portfolio of media, entertainment, and technology solutions. We invent technology that solves industry challenges, reimagines what is possible, and transforms business through new innovations. Built on Comcast’s know-how, proven facilities, 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 business strategies and deliver the future to global audiences.
Limelight Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: LLNW) is a global leader in delivering the highest quality online video experiences and edge-enabled workflows. Limelight’s edge services platform makes knowledge, information, and entertainment instantly accessible anywhere in the world and accelerates the next generation of real-time, interactive and immersive content. For more information, visit www.limelight.com, follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.
IBM is a leading cloud platform and cognitive solutions company. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 employees serving clients in 170 countries. With Watson, the AI platform for business, powered by data, we are building industry-based solutions to real-world problems. For more than seven decades, IBM Research has defined the future of information technology with more than 3,000 researchers in 12 labs located across six continents. For more information, visit www.ibm.com.
It’s more than what you do: it’s how you do it. Across sectors and borders, in board rooms and courtrooms, we measure our success by yours. And in our interactions, we commit to making your O’Melveny experience as satisfying as the outcomes we help you achieve. Our greatest accomplishment is ensuring that you never have to choose between premier lawyering and exceptional service. So, tell us. What do you want to achieve? Visit us at omm.com.
StackPath provides full cloud compute and managed services at the edge, ideal for media, entertainment, and gaming companies to build, protect, and accelerate media delivery, games, websites, applications, and more. The platform includes Virtual Machines, Containers, Serverless Scripting, Object Storage, CDN, WAF, Managed DNS, and Service Monitoring, with 45 edge locations spanning the world, all connected by a secure private network backbone. StackPath is trusted by customers ranging from Fortune 50 enterprises to one-person startups that want to develop, distribute, protect, and accelerate their cloud workloads in ways not possible with central cloud services. To learn more visit stackpath.com and follow StackPath at www.fb.com/stackpathllc and www.twitter.com/stackpath
Sheppard Mullin is a full service Global 100 firm with over 900 attorneys in 15 offices located in the United States, Europe and Asia. Our multidisciplinary entertainment and digital media practice is consistently recognized among the top entertainment law practices and the top media law practices in the world. Our lawyers work with major motion picture studios, television networks, independent producers, leading Internet portals, Web and mobile publishers, e-commerce, social media and other media companies in the production, distribution and monetization of digital content. With our depth of understanding of the business, we also effectively represent entertainment and digital media companies in their financing and mergers and acquisitions activities. We have been involved in some of the most significant and high profile matters in the industry.
Music Reports is a global technology platform for the administration of copyright transactions. Its assets include Songdex® and Cuetrak, the world’s largest registry of music rights and related business information, and a rapidly deployable SaaS platform for content management and accounting. We account and settle payments for all music rights types in multiple currencies, and build and host solutions for sales data pre-processing, reporting data transformation, content catalog management, and business intelligence analytics.
Tipalti provides a holistic, multi-entity accounts payable solution that includes a brandable, embeddable partner portal, touchless invoice processing, tax compliance, global mass payment remittance, high-adoption early payments, fraud controls, and bi-directional payment reconciliation. Tipalti is trusted by Amazon, GoDaddy, Roku, Twitter, ClassPass and hundreds of other innovative companies looking to transform payables and focus on more strategic efforts and growth. Organizations that employ Tipalti typically reduce 80% of their global partner payments workflow and move towards a cost-neutral payables operation.
For more than 20 years, Audible Magic has innovated solutions to identify content, manage rights, and monetize media. Audible Magic’s Emmy-winning automatic content recognition (ACR) technology powers billions of transactions monthly. The Silicon Valley pioneer is the trusted intermediary among rightsholders (including labels, studios, distributors, publishers, and collectives) and major platforms.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Game Audio Network Guild (G.A.N.G.) is a non-profit organization that was founded in 2002 by game audio veterans. We are the leading organization for those involved in game audio including music, sound design and dialogue. Our mission is to support our members through Networking, Education, Advocacy and Recognition at our annual awards show. Most importantly, G.A.N.G. is a community where people can learn, share and grow. Join the G.A.N.G.!
NATPE is a global content association and professional membership organization dedicated to shaping the future of content through global marketplaces and conferences, screenings, awards, and networking events; all specially curated for the content industry.
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.
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.
Now in its 38th year, Canadian Music Week is Canada's leading annual entertainment event dedicated to the expression and growth of both National and International music, media and entertainment industries. Combining multifaceted information-intensive conferences; a trade exposition; awards shows and the nation's largest new music festival which spans 5 nights of performances (May 19 - 23), hundreds of bands at more than 30 live music venues in downtown Toronto. All conference functions take place at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, 123 Queen Street W. Toronto (May 20 - 22).
DEG advocates and promotes entertainment platforms, products and distribution channels which support the movie, television, music, consumer electronics and IT industries. In 2019, DEG launched the D2C Alliance Council as a working community with DEG to represent the global D2C media industry and support its members to help create a robust marketplace to lead the new era of content consumption. www.degonline.org.
Founded in 2012, VMH Magazine is a premiere digital publication. With a fresh perspective on entertainment, business, sports, and technology, VMH provides cutting-edge, consumer-relevant content with an inspirational boost. Published by VMH Media & Publishing - a top-ranked internet-based book and magazine publishing company - VMH Magazine takes a deep dive into content with innovative ideas and information for today’s readers.
Founded in 2014, the Streaming Video Alliance is a global technical association of organizations from across the video ecosystem that have come together to collaborate on building solutions to address the technical challenges facing the streaming video industry. Through best practices, specifications, functional requirements, proof-of-concepts, and other documents published by its working and study groups, the Alliance strives to improve the end-user video experience at scale and promote increased adoption of streaming. For more information, please visit www.streamingvideoalliance.org.
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!