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THE VR/AR GLOBAL SUMMIT EUROPE
THE VR/AR GLOBAL SUMMIT EUROPE
June 18-19, 2019
The VR/AR Global Summit Europe will take place from June 5-6, 2019 at the Pavilhão Carlos Lopes, a historical venue in the heart of sunny Lisbon. The event will feature dynamic keynotes, industry tracks, workshops, creative hubs, demos, exhibits, breakouts and amazing VIP events. It will show...

BroadcastAsia 2019
BROADCASTASIA 2019
June 18-20, 2019
BroadcastAsia brings you game-changing and innovative technologies that are disrupting the digital multimedia and broadcasting industries. Capture the future with us and witness the evolution of technologies that drives this ecosystem.Do not miss out on ground-breaking technologies for UHD / HDR, IP...

Above Average


Above Average is a multi-disciplinary entertainment company that creates original, premium programming for networks, brands, and fans spanning digital, TV, commercial, and social. Founded in 2012 as an independent subsidiary of Lorne Michaels’ Broadway Video, Above Average is a digital-first company with a 40-year television and film legacy. Above Average specializes in making smart comedy programming with today’s top talent and rising stars, and is best known for its popular series 7 Minutes in Heaven, Alec Baldwin’s Love Ride and Sound Advice starring SNL’s Vanessa Bayer.

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EVENTS

THE VR/AR GLOBAL SUMMIT EUROPE
THE VR/AR GLOBAL SUMMIT EUROPE
June 18-19, 2019
The VR/AR Global Summit Europe will take place from June 5-6, 2019 at the Pavilhão Carlos Lopes, a historical venue in the heart of sunny Lisbon. The event will feature dynamic keynotes, industry tracks, workshops, creative hubs, demos, exhibits, breakouts and amazing VIP events. It will show...

NFCB Community Media Conference
NFCB COMMUNITY MEDIA CONFERENCE
June 18-20, 2019
The 2019 Community Media Conference will have a special presentation about your station’s volunteers. With the 2019 Community Media Conference on the horizon, there are many good reasons to come. At the 2019 Community Media Conference, a Community Media Makeovers track will take real-life exam...