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49th Annual 2019 Entertainment Industry Conference
49TH ANNUAL 2019 ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY CONFERENCE
June 25-25, 2019
The 49th annual Entertainment Industry Conference continues to provide CPAs, business managers, attorneys, CFOs and controllers with insights and practical advice for handling entertainment business issues. Learn about critical legislative and regulatory developments, as well get up to speed on othe...

Digital Entertainment Asia Forum
DIGITAL ENTERTAINMENT ASIA FORUM
June 24-25, 2019
The outlets and opportunities to bring entertainment to the world have never been wider or more vibrant. You're the people who bring music, film, great TV, immersive games and amazing events to people all over Asia, and this is your conclave. Monetising content, the attention economy, the boom i...


The Abril Group is one of Latin America's largest and most influential communications conglomerates, providing information, education and entertainment to practically all segments of the Brazilian public.Abril was founded in 1950 by Victor Civita and today employs approximately 7,400 people. It is actively engaged in magazine publishing, online content and services, broadband Internet, database marketing and segmented TV.Abril publications sell close to 164 million copies a year and reach a total of 22 million readers. Seven of the country's ten biggest magazines are ours, led by Veja, Brazil's largest magazine and the world's best-selling weekly newsmagazine outside the US.

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EVENTS

Digital Entertainment Asia Forum
DIGITAL ENTERTAINMENT ASIA FORUM
June 24-25, 2019
The outlets and opportunities to bring entertainment to the world have never been wider or more vibrant. You're the people who bring music, film, great TV, immersive games and amazing events to people all over Asia, and this is your conclave. Monetising content, the attention economy, the boom i...

49th Annual 2019 Entertainment Industry Conference
49TH ANNUAL 2019 ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY CONFERENCE
June 25-25, 2019
The 49th annual Entertainment Industry Conference continues to provide CPAs, business managers, attorneys, CFOs and controllers with insights and practical advice for handling entertainment business issues. Learn about critical legislative and regulatory developments, as well get up to speed on othe...