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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...

Breakthrough Media


Breakthrough helps governments, communities, businesses, and NGOs succeed. We believe good story-telling and communications can strengthen society and inspire positive social change.We build campaigns and movements that address complex social challenges - including extremism, climate change and conflict resolution. From our offices in the UK and Australia we employ around 200 staff working across research, planning, strategy, design and production.

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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...