2018 SPONSORS & MEDIA PARTNERS
|Jukin Media | www.jukinmedia.com
Jukin Media is a global entertainment company built on the belief that the future of storytelling is user generated. Jukin produces original content for TV, the web, and emerging platforms, and is owner/ operator of a portfolio of social video properties that includes FailArmy, People Are Awesome, The Pet Collective, and JukinVideo; the properties combine for more than 75 million fans online and 2.7 billion monthly video views. Additionally, Jukin provides a wide range of solutions that allow premium brands, publishers, and media networks to leverage user-generated video content. For more information, visit http://jukinmedia.com/corporate.
|Canadian Music Week | www.cmw.net
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 four information-intensive conferences; a trade exposition; a film festival; a comedy festival; four awards shows and the nation’s largest new music festival, CMW spans a seven-day period from May 7-13, 2018 at the Sheraton Centre Hotel, and in more than 50 downtown Toronto venues, attracting participants from across the globe.
|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.
|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.!
|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.
|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.
|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.
|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.
|AListDaily | www.alistdaily.com
AListDaily is an award-winning daily publication providing over 700,000 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. Whether it’s strategic insights straight from the top via a CMO or community-level insights from brand managers, we seek to report on the changes that are affecting the industry and how marketers are creatively tackling them—across a variety of verticals from auto to entertainment and technology to food brands.
|Media Excellence Awards | mediaxawards.com
The Media Excellence Awards looking for the most innovative and compelling companies that are making a difference in how we consume content and interact with our devices across multiple screens. From the best products, apps, entertainment to creative and delivery, the MEAs recognizes and honors Global innovation and leadership that are driving the changes in this new era of mobile technology and entertainment. Submissions are now open until Oct 1st, 2018 at www.mediaxawards.com
|XLIVE | xlivecon.com
XLIVE convenes industry leaders at the intersection of music, sports, film, culinary, beverage, esports, technology, brands and the experiences that culminate at festivals and live events. Driven by a thirst to provide unique, memorable and life changing experiences, the live entertainment industry represents a dynamic and influential community valued over $100 billion.
|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.
|All That Matters | All That Matters
This September 7-12, the All That Matters festival will return to the Ritz-Carlton Millenia Singapore. Conference by day (September 10-12) and Music festival by night (Sept 7-12), 2018 will bring you more speakers, more content and more networking than ever before. All That Matters will again provide you with the opportunity to make thousands of business connections with the global entertainment community across Music, Sport, Gaming, Digital and Marketing.
|IGDA | www.igda.org/la
The International Game Developers Association is an independent, non-profit association established by game developers to foster the creation of a worldwide game development community. Chartered in 2009, IGDA Los Angeles ranks as one of the largest chapters of the International Game Developers Association (IGDA) worldwide, with a reach upwards of 1,500 members. IGDA Los Angeles strives to build a community of game developers which leverages the expertise of its members for the betterment of the games industry throughout Southern California. We welcome and encourage all game industry professionals, hobbyists, and students to attend our events and participate in our growing community.
|Park 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.