IAB to Present at Internet Week
May 25, 2010 (Close-Up Media via COMTEX) --
Consumers' demand for content, whenever, wherever and however they can get it has intersected with innovations in technology and created limitless opportunities for the Internet, according to a release from the Interactive Advertising Bureau.
IAB announced that on June 8 and 9, it will present a new event entitled Innovation Days @ Internet Week themed around "Content Conquers All." The two-day symposium melds IAB's interactive and marketing content expertise with the annual weeklong series of events spotlighting New York City's role in the digital and media industries. Attendees will also experience product demos of the latest technology tools and the marketplace's best networking.
"We've designed IAB Innovation Days @ Internet Week to showcase and acknowledge the evolution of content and the transformative role that technology is playing in media," said Randall Rothenberg, President and CEO, IAB. "New York City is home base to a large number of our members, many others have a sizable presence here. The city is the capital of media creativity."
"Internet Week celebrates innovative technology in digital media, and there's no better place for it than New York City," said New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. "The annual event continues to grow and attract new people, and the Interactive Advertising Bureau's Innovation Days conference is the latest example of the kind of industry-leading forums Internet Week is spurring."
IAB Innovation Days @ Internet week takes place at the Metropolitan Pavilion in the North Pavilion and will feature:
-Tim Armstrong, Chairman and CEO, AOL
-Samir Aurora, Founder, Chairman and CEO, Glam Media
-Robert Bowman, President and CEO, Major League Baseball Advanced Media
-Lloyd Braun, BermanBraun
-Tolman Geffs, Co-President, The Jordan, Edmiston Group
-Mike Kisseberth, President and CEO, PCWorld | Macworld
-Wenda Harris Millard, President and COO, MediaLink
-Benjamin Palmer, Co-Founder and CEO, The Barbarian Group
-David Payne, CEO and Co-Founder, ShortTail Media
-Tina Sharkey, Chairman and Global President, BabyCenter
Internet Week is organized in cooperation with the city of New York Mayor's Office of Film, Theatre and Broadcasting.
The Interactive Advertising Bureau is comprised of media and technology companies.
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