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Internet and Digital Media Conference
INTERNET AND DIGITAL MEDIA CONFERENCE
May 21-22, 2019
The Internet and Digital Media forum for investors to meet with key senior executives from dozens of public and private companies to gain insight into disruptive trends within commerce, media and services, and how such trends are shaping investment opportunities within these industries. Attendees wi...

Smart Waves Music Conference
SMART WAVES MUSIC CONFERENCE
May 22-23, 2019
We are bringing together meaningful innovative projects, challenging the status quo in the music industry and industry insiders for an honest and forward-thinking conversation, which could foster the real progress of the industry. Topics covered include megatrends in customer centricity: voice contr...

Alamo Drafthouse Cinema


That’s how we described ourselves in 1997, and that mission hasn’t changed and will never, ever change. For over two decades we’ve worked to make the Alamo Drafthouse experience the best cinematic experience in the world. Here’s how.We don’t just want to be another multiplex. Everyone who works at Alamo Drafthouse, from the managers to the servers to the kitchen staff, is passionate about film.To us, the latest entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe can be just as worthy of attention and celebration as a foreign language drama. Through our Drafthouse Recommends program we've committed ourselves to helping innovative and challenging films like GET OUT, THE FLORIDA PROJECT, and CALL ME BY YOUR NAME, and find an audience.

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Frontgrid is a North Wales-based company specialising in adventure leisure and virtual reality (VR) attractions, launching the ParadropVR paragliding experience in 2017. To aid its global plans, the company has recently announced a new £100K investment. Arranged by Wirral-based finance specialists, Bathgate Business Finance, the team secured a £100k loan against security from Manchester-based SME funder, Reward Finance Group. This helped Frontgrid manufacture a ParadropVR unit to exh...

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Every few years, research firm Newzoo makes predictions about the future of esports. It has done that recently for the consumer side, but now it’s back to do that again for the business of esports. And it continues to expect big things for this space, like $1.7 billion in revenues 2021.Newzoo’s biggest prediction for 2021 is that every major U.S. media conglomerate will have esports media rights in their portfolio. That’s not an outlandish statement, as it feels like we’r...
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Back in July, Loup Ventures published the results of an “annual digital assistant IQ test” pitting Google’s Assistant against Apple’s Siri, Amazon’s Alexa, and Microsoft’s Cortana, ranking those four AI systems in descending order of performance when responding to 800 real-world questions. Now the firm is back with an “annual smart speaker IQ test” focused on how the same assistants perform through speakers such as Google Home, Apple’s HomePo...
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When a new attraction opens at a Disney theme park, actually getting on the ride can take a lot of patience. James Cameron’s Pandora: The World of Avatar debuted last May at Disney’s Animal Kingdom and lines for Avatar: Flight of Passage can still exceed two hours without a FastPass+, which are always in short supply. The new Toy Story Land, which opened June 30, features a new Slinky Dog Dash roller coaster that has Pixar fans waiting five hours in line.While Walt Disney Imagineerin...
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EVENTS

Internet and Digital Media Conference
INTERNET AND DIGITAL MEDIA CONFERENCE
May 21-22, 2019
The Internet and Digital Media forum for investors to meet with key senior executives from dozens of public and private companies to gain insight into disruptive trends within commerce, media and services, and how such trends are shaping investment opportunities within these industries. Attendees wi...

Smart Waves Music Conference
SMART WAVES MUSIC CONFERENCE
May 22-23, 2019
We are bringing together meaningful innovative projects, challenging the status quo in the music industry and industry insiders for an honest and forward-thinking conversation, which could foster the real progress of the industry. Topics covered include megatrends in customer centricity: voice contr...