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EVENTS

2nd Augmented & Virtual Reality Conference
2ND AUGMENTED & VIRTUAL REALITY CONFERENCE
February 25-26, 2019
Join us at the 2nd Augmented & Virtual Reality Conference which brings together over 100 CXOs and digital professionals from automotive, retail, real estate, digital media, e-commerce to discuss how to evolve their business operations to include immersive tech to lower cost, improve profit and c...

Entertainment Finance Forum
ENTERTAINMENT FINANCE FORUM
February 27-27, 2019
The Entertainment Finance Forum (EFF) is a collaborative event for innovative, strategic and creative minds. Whether you’re an investor, creator, producer, distributor, entrepreneur, strategy executive or advisor in the entertainment industry – join our unique platform to help you connec...

Al Roker Entertainment, Inc


Al Roker Entertainment, Inc (ARE) is a leading producer of original, award-winning TV programs & digital content for the world's best networks & brands. Led by 13-time Emmy award winning TV personality & trusted multi-media authority Al Roker, ARE produces all forms of content for distribution across a variety of platforms around the world, including: broadcast, cable, digital, OTT, social & SVOD.Some of our programs include the reality-based “DEA” for Spike TV, “Kimberly’s Simply Southern” for Great American Country, "Celebrity Holiday Homes"​ for HGTV, and the Weather Channel hit “Coast Guard Alaska” and "Coast Guard Florida"​ (now airing on PLUTO TV). Recently, the company also produced "Girl Starter"​ - a branded entertainment venture - airing on TLC & Discovery Family, promoting female entrepreneurship and presented by Staples, Microsoft, Visa, US Air Force, Vera Bradley, and Klarbrunn. More here: https://www.girlstarter.com/

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EVENTS

2nd Augmented & Virtual Reality Conference
2ND AUGMENTED & VIRTUAL REALITY CONFERENCE
February 25-26, 2019
Join us at the 2nd Augmented & Virtual Reality Conference which brings together over 100 CXOs and digital professionals from automotive, retail, real estate, digital media, e-commerce to discuss how to evolve their business operations to include immersive tech to lower cost, improve profit and c...

Entertainment Finance Forum
ENTERTAINMENT FINANCE FORUM
February 27-27, 2019
The Entertainment Finance Forum (EFF) is a collaborative event for innovative, strategic and creative minds. Whether you’re an investor, creator, producer, distributor, entrepreneur, strategy executive or advisor in the entertainment industry – join our unique platform to help you connec...