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EVENTS

Ims International Music Summit
IMS INTERNATIONAL MUSIC SUMMIT
May 22-24, 2019
The Ims International Music Summit is one of the most popular industry gatherings on the calendar, bringing delegates together from all over the world. With interesting panels and passionate discussion, it offers a chance to meet and discuss the potential pitfalls facing the industry. Curated in par...

MEDIA SUMMIT 2019
MEDIA SUMMIT 2019
May 28-29, 2019
After the success of last year’s first edition of the event, this year’s Media Summit will take place in Porto on 28-29 May and is hosted by RTP.The Media Summit brings together content executives from EBU Member organizations to discuss content strategic challenges and opportunities for...

BluFocus Inc.


BluFocus Inc. is an advanced testing, certification and advisory service specialist for the home entertainment industry. BluFocus tests and qualifies entertainment content, technologies, devices, apps and software within the physical, digital and broadcast distribution areas by utilizing its patented systems and proprietary workflows. Located in the heart of the Entertainment Industry, BluFocus has been working with major Hollywood studios and content owners around the world since 2007 ensuring that content, hardware, software and technologies are of the highest caliber before release to consumers.

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EVENTS

Ims International Music Summit
IMS INTERNATIONAL MUSIC SUMMIT
May 22-24, 2019
The Ims International Music Summit is one of the most popular industry gatherings on the calendar, bringing delegates together from all over the world. With interesting panels and passionate discussion, it offers a chance to meet and discuss the potential pitfalls facing the industry. Curated in par...

7th annual OTT Executive Summit
7TH ANNUAL OTT EXECUTIVE SUMMIT
May 29-29, 2019
7th annual OTT (Over the Top) Executive Summit, being held May 29, 2019 at the Marriott Marquis in New York City's Times Square. The OTT Executive Summit brings together the top minds in video content, distribution, and technology to discuss how OTT is enabling new business models for both tradi...