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2019 Sponsors & Partners Include:

Akamai | www.akamai.com/
Akamai secures and delivers digital experiences for the world’s largest companies. Akamai’s intelligent edge platform surrounds everything, from the enterprise to the cloud, so customers and their businesses can be fast, smart, and secure. Top brands globally rely on Akamai to help them realize competitive advantage through agile solutions that extend the power of their multi-cloud architectures. Akamai keeps decisions, apps and experiences closer to users than anyone — and attacks and threats far away. Akamai’s portfolio of edge security, web and mobile performance, enterprise access and video delivery solutions is supported by unmatched customer service, analytics and 24/7/365 monitoring. To learn why the world’s top brands trust Akamai, visit akamai.com and blogs.akamai.com or @akamai on Twitter. You can find our global contact information at Akamai.com/locations.

Jam City | www.jamcity.com
Jam City is a global leader in mobile entertainment, providing social game experiences for millions of players around the world. Founded in 2010 by former MySpace co-founders Chris DeWolfe, Aber Whitcomb, and former 20th Century Fox executive Josh Yguado, Jam City is the creator of popular and top grossing games including Cookie Jam, Panda Pop, Family Guy: Another Freakin’ Mobile Game, and Marvel Avengers Academy among other titles. Jam City is at the forefront of companies that are monetizing mobile at scale. With 500 employees across studios in Seattle, San Francisco, San Diego, and Buenos Aires and a headquarters in Los Angeles, Jam City has built a global business powered by culture-shaping creativity.

Sheppard Mullin | www.sheppardmullin.com
Sheppard Mullin is a full service Global 100 firm with over 780 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.

CloudFlare | www.cloudflare.com
Cloudflare is on a mission to help build a better Internet. Today the company runs one of the world’s largest networks that powers more than 10 trillion requests per month, which is nearly 10 percent of all Internet requests worldwide. Cloudflare protects and accelerates any Internet application online without adding hardware, installing software, or changing a line of code. Internet properties powered by Cloudflare have all traffic routed through its intelligent global network, which gets smarter with each new site added. As a result, they see significant improvement in performance and a decrease in spam and other attacks. Cloudflare was recognized by the World Economic Forum as a Technology Pioneer, named the Most Innovative Network & Internet Technology Company for two years running by the Wall Street Journal, and ranked among the world's 50 most innovative companies by Fast Company.

O'Melveny & Myers LLP | www.omm.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 | www.stackpath.com
StackPath is a platform of secure edge services that enables media, entertainment, and gaming companies to protect, accelerate, and innovate digital assets including websites, videos, and games. With an innovative global edge network infrastructure, StackPath delivers enterprise-grade security and performance in a frictionless, on-demand platform with cloud-scale control and flexibility. More than one million customers, including early-stage and Fortune 50 companies, use StackPath services. StackPath is headquartered in Dallas and has offices across the U.S. and around the world. For more information, visit stackpath.com and follow StackPath at www.fb.com/stackpathllc and www.twitter.com/stackpath.

Dataclef | www.dataclef.com/
Dataclef is the world leader in solutions supporting music licensing, related data management, and digital delivery technology. Powered by SOCAN, Dataclef enables collection organizations, rights holders, DSPs, and brands with trailblazing music technologies and big data solutions including artificial intelligence. Organizations of all types and sizes will benefit from Dataclef's services, empowering music use that is accurate, transparent and, most importantly, economical. That's global music expertise you can bank on.

Exactuals | www.exactuals.com
Exactuals is modernizing the way the entertainment industry makes payments, including residuals, royalties, marketplace payments, and similarly complex transactions. Recognizing clear rights ownership information is a central issue for accurate licensing and ultimately payment, the company recently introduced RAI, a software development kit and open API which programmatically improves IP metadata. Exactuals is headquartered in Los Angeles, California, with an office in Nashville. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of City National Bank and the Royal Bank of Canada.

Rumblefish | www.exactuals.com
Rumblefish, the rights administration division of The Harry Fox Agency (HFA), simplifies business for digital services, publishers, labels, artists and apps. The company’s transparent composition and recording administration, data and royalty management, licensing and network monetization allow clients to focus on their core business. HFA issues the largest number of licenses for physical and digital formats of music in the U.S. and handles royalty payments to music publishers for over 100,000 catalogs. HFA is a subsidiary of SESAC Holdings. Rights. Simplified. Royalties. Amplified.

Eurofins - Digital Media Services | www.eurofins-dms.com
Eurofins Digital Media Services (EDMS) is a global leader in quality assurance, technical analysis, and testing of digital content for the motion picture industry. EDMS works with Studios, content producers and OTT/streaming platforms from all over the world and is a participant in the Netflix Post Partner Program. One of its latest innovation, STORM™ (Storefront Testing and Online Retail Monitoring), allows content owners to monitor the availability and accuracy of their titles across a multitude of distribution platforms and online retailers in any territory and detect any metadata, pricing or release window discrepancies. Request a demo: storm.myeyemedia.com/. More info: eurofins-dms.com/

Variety | www.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.

Fusicology | www.fusicology.com
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.

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.

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.

Digital LA | www.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.

Hypebot | www.hypebot.com
THE online trade for the new music industry.

The Game Audio Network Guild (G.A.N.G.) | www.audiogang.org
The Game Audio Network Guild (G.A.N.G.) is a non-profit organization that was founded in 2002 by game audio veterans in the Interactive Entertainment Industry. We are the leading organization for those involved in game music and sound design. Our membership is comprised of AAA publishers and developers, composers, engineers, voice over actors, students, and other professional organizations. We are governed by our prestigious Board of Directors that contribute their expertise to support initiatives that are beneficial to our members and the entire industry. Our foundation is supported by these Four Pillars: Networking, Education, Advocacy and Recognition. We host an annual awards ceremony at GDC to recognize outstanding achievement in game audio. Our members enjoy several perks and discounts throughout the year on conferences, gear, software and more. We also offer exclusive content through G.A.N.G. T.V., which includes video tutorials featuring industry icons. Most importantly, G.A.N.G. is a community where people can learn, share and grow. Join the G.A.N.G.!

Parks Associates | www.parksassociates.com
Parks Associates is a market research firm exclusively focused on all product and service segments that are “digital” or provide connectivity within the home, including entertainment, home networking, controls, wireless networking, broadband, and on-demand services.

Canadian Music Week | www.cmw.net
Now in its 37th year, Canadian Music Week is Canada's leading annual entertainment event dedicated to the expression and growth of the country's 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 7 nights of performances (May 6 - 12), hundreds of bands at more than 40 live music venues in downtown Toronto. All conference functions take place at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, 123 Queen Street W. Toronto (May 9 - 11).

Dialogfeed | www.dialogfeed.com
Dialogfeed is a social media aggregator platform bringing the power of social media feed on websites & all screens. It enables the retrieval, storage, and republishing of social feed streams via API and/or widget on the Web, Intranet, Extranets, emails, ads, apps, and any kind of screen. Dialogfeed enables you to master the social content produced by your brand, combine it with own and user generated content, and smartly republish streams of conversations, comments, reviews,... across your sphere of paid, owned, and earned media, while keeping control to make sure the right content gets to the right person at the right time. Dialogfeed helps to inspire, engage, highlight and increase your audience through social media and all digital channels.

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.

Virtual Reality Reporter | www.virtualrealityreporter.com
Virtual Reality Reporter is a community virtual reality, augmented reality. VR storytelling, 360 video and immersive technology! VRR serves you VR & AR industry related report, updates, event coverage, reviews, interviews and entertainment news.

VR/AR Association | www.thevrara.com
The VR/AR Association (The VRARA) is an international organization designed to foster collaboration between innovative companies and people in the virtual reality and augmented reality ecosystem that accelerates growth, fosters research and education, helps develop industry standards, connects member organizations and promotes the services of member companies.

IGDA (International Game Developers Association) | www.igda.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!

AListDaily | www.alistdaily.com
AListDaily is an award-winning media platform providing over 1.3 million members of the media and marketing community with insights, trends, data and analysis via our site, events and newsletter, facilitating an active community for our readership across platforms to connect and share insights.

IAEL (International Association of Entertainment Lawyers) | 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.

Innovation & Tech Today | www.innotechtoday.com
Innovation & Tech Today is a national quarterly with unrivaled insight into all things tech & business. Showcasing today’s most important thought-leaders, alongside exclusives with celebrities like Scarlett Johansson and Kevin Hart, this magazine gives readers looking for a balance of sizzle and substance exactly what they want. Every thick, matte-textured issue covers topics that range from connected technology and gaming to sustainability and STEM education. Plus, because sports and tech go hand-in-hand these days, Innovation & Tech Today’s Outdoor + Adventure section highlights athletes guided by ingenuity. Wherever technology and innovation meet, Innovation & Tech Today is there.

WIGI (Women In Games International) | www.getwigi.com
Women in Games International (WIGI), made up of both female and male professionals, works to promote the inclusion and advancement of women in the global games industry.WIGI promotes diversity in video game development, publishing, media, education and workplaces, based on a fundamental belief that increased equality and camaraderie among genders can make global impacts for superior products, more consumer enjoyment and a stronger gaming industry.Women In Games International stands as strong advocates for issues crucial to the success of women and men in the games industry, including a better work/life balance, healthy working conditions, increased opportunities for success and resources for career support.

EventBrowse | www.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.

NATPE | www.natpe.com
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.

Tech This Out | www.techthisoutamerica.com
Tech This Out America™ is original and expertly curated news that brings together technology, innovation, pop culture, music, activism, and education. We strive to provoke thought, inspire, educate, entertain and empower our readers with dynamic and relevant editorial and unparalleled events that create commemorations that stand the test of time. Our laconic style enables readers to easily consume and digest the news as well as engage and share with others. Delivering comprehensive yet to-the-point coverage in a format tailored specifically for today’s mobile lifestyles.

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