REGISTER NOW FOR THE 8th Official Mobile Entertainment Summit (www.ihollywoodforum.com), focusing on the wireless technologies and content transforming the U.S., European and Asian mobile entertainment marketplaces.
This iHollywood Forum summit takes place at the Nob Hill Masonic Center, 1111 California Street in San Francisco, 9am - 8pm.
BUY TICKETS AT www.ihollywoodforum.com or call 310 815 3884. Earlybird tickets are $295 for basic and $395 for deluxe. Prices go up $100 next week.
This is the largest gathering of the mobile entertainment industry in North America attracting over 1,000 attendees, and providing compelling keynotes, panels, case studies and exhibits.
Keynote speakers include:
--Graeme Ferguson, Director of Global Content Development for Vodafone
--Lucy Hood, President, Fox Mobile Entertainment and Senior Vice President, Content and Marketing for News Corporation; and over 90 industry speakers.
Wireless carriers, entertainment companies, handset makers, developers and other high-level attendees will consider the future of mobile entertainment in keynotes, panels, case studies and exclusive networking sessions. Panels include: What's on Deck, How Do You Spell `MVNO', What's Next in Wireless Content, Music Unwired, Going Platinum in Mobile Music, Next Generation Games: From 3D to Multi-player, Building the Mobile Content Network, Mobile Multimedia and Publishing: Pushing the Envelope, Mobile Video and Multimedia: Finally Here, The Great Publishers Challenge: Making a Hit, Creating Mobile Community, Mobile Search, Building the U.S. Messaging Market, Sports Franchises Make a Wireless Play, Mobile Marketing: Magic or Menace and Market Segmentation: Keys to Success.
NEW FEATURES INCLUDE:
-Online Meeting System - Attendees can plan meetings with other attendees using the iHollywood Network, our exclusive online meeting planning service. Attendees can see who is attending, send them messages and plan meetings in advance of the summit.
-Private Investor Pitch Meetings - All Deluxe attendee ticket holders will have an opportunity on a first come, first served basis to sign up for a free private meeting with top venture capitalists and strategic investors to pitch for funds. (Limited offer. These spaces will fill up quickly.)
-Mobile Entertainment Summit Film Festival - Attendees can submit unsigned video and multimedia content to win a one-year distribution contract with Fun Little Movies.
-VIP Dealmakers Dinner - Network with leading executives as professional hostesses introduce attendees to their personal target list of contacts.
-Market Research - Top research analysts will make presentations and present research briefs to attendees throughout the conference. Deluxe ticket holders will receive take home copies of the research briefs.
-Mobile Entertainment Summit Party - Join us for food and fun following the networking reception.
-Networking Lounge and Bulletin Board - Attendees can list postings to set up meetings, advertise or find jobs and seek strategic partners.
-Exclusive Press Lunch Registered Press can attend this complimentary lunch for networking and making new business contacts with leaders from top mobile content and technology companies. Several selected sponsor companies will make brief announcements during the press lunch, and press are invited to set interviews with executives.
4INFO, Pankaj Shah, Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer
airwide solutions, Vince Kadar, Chief Technology Officer
Aceno Mobile Services, Ltd., Conor Ryan, Chief Technology Officer
Adamind, Inc. Shailendra Jain, Chief Executive Officer
Advertising Age, Alice Cuneo, West Coast Editor
America Online, Inc., Raine Bergstrom, Director, Product Management, AOL Mobile
Amp'd Mobile, Inc., Don McGuire, Chief Marketing Officer
ATI Technologies, Inc., Azzedine Boubguira, Director, Marketing, Handheld Products Group, Consumer Products Division
Bango, Anil Malhotra, Anil Malhotra, Founder and Chief Executive Officer
bcgi, Tom Erskine, Vice President & General Manager of Access Management
BMI, Richard Conlon, Vice President, Marketing and Business Development
ChangingWorlds, Ltd., Stephen Oman, Program Director
The Cielo Group, Inc., Dean Macri, President and Chief Executive Officer
Clear Channel Radio, Jeff Littlejohn, Executive Vice President, Distribution Development
Compete, Inc., Adam Guy, Director, Wireless Practice
Comverse, Inc., Tal Dagan, Associate Vice President, Manager, Mobile Avatars
Comverse, Inc., Inesa Klainman, Marketing Director, Mobile Avatars
Crisp Wireless, Inc., Boris Fridman, Chief Executive Officer
Crown Castle Mobile Media, Michael Schueppert, President
Current Analysis, Inc., Avi Greengart, Principal Analyst, Mobile Devices
Entriq Corp., Chip Canter, Director, Business Development
Ericsson Mobility World, Kurt Sillén, Vice President
FierceWireless, Stephen Wellman, Editor
Freescale Semiconductor, Inc., Fritz Jordan, Director, Strategy, Emerging Wireless and Mobile Markets
Fun Little Movies, Frank Chindamo, Chief Executive Officer, Producer and Head of Development
Glu Mobile, Robert Nashak, Senior Vice President, Production Gracenote, Dale (Ty) Roberts, Chief Technology Officer
GUPPY GAMES, Inc., Alex Choe, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Harris Nesbitt Corp, John Bucher, Director, Equity Research Technology Group
Havok, Jeff Yates, Vice President, Product Management
IDC, Lewis Ward, Senior Research Analyst, Wireless Communications Research
Index Corporation, Takahiro Watanabe, General Manager, Global Strategy
InfoSpace Inc., Steve Hoffman, Executive Producer
Intercasting Corp., Derrick Oien, Co-Founder
I-play, Anders Evju, Vice President, North America
JAMDAT Mobile Inc., Minard Hamilton, Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing
Jumbuck Entertainment, Ltd., Adrian Risch, Chief Executive Officer JumpTap, Inc. Dan Olschwang, Chief Executive Officer
JupiterResearch, Michael Gartenberg, Vice President and Research Director
Kikucall, Inc., Brian Hecht, Chief Executive Officer
Laptop Magazine, Mark Spoonauer, Editor in Chief
LimeLife, Inc., Kristin Asleson McDonnell, Chief Executive Officer
Lions Gate Entertainment, Adrian Sexton, Vice President, Digital Media Los Angeles Times, Chris Gaither, Staff Writer
M-Qube, Inc., Andrew Miller, General Manager, Media
M:Metrics, Inc., Mark Donovan, Vice President
Major League Baseball, Adam Ritter, Vice President, Wireless
The Management Network Group, Matt Dinsmore, Vice President, Strategy
Mayfield, Janice Roberts, General Partner
Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp, LLP, Mark Litvack, Partner
MobiTV, Phillip Alvelda, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman
Mobot, Lauren Bigelow, Vice President, Marketing and Product Management
MPEG Industry Forum, David Price, Vice President
Mspot, Darin Tsui, Chief Executive Officer
Nephin Games, Alan Duggan, Chief Executive Officer
NMS Communications, Brian Demers, Vice President and General Manager, Mobile Applications
Neven Vision, Inc., Hartmut Neven, Founder and Chief Executive Officer
NewBay Software, Paddy Holahan, Chief Executive Officer
02, Hugh Griffiths, Head of Data Products
Ogilvy Interactive, Maria Mandel, Partner, Director of Digital Innovation
Ortiva Wireless, Inc., Sujit Dey, Founder and Chief Executive Officer
QUALCOMM Internet Services, Mike Yuen, Director, Gaming Group
Red Herring, Inc., Alex Vieux, Chief Executive Officer and Publisher
SimpleWire, Inc., John Lauer, Chief Executive Officer
Smartphones Technologies Inc., Mike Merrill, Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Sony BMG Music Entertainment, Thomas Hesse, President, Global Digital Business
Sprint, Brent Sharpless, Manager, Wireless Data Services
Sprint, Geoff Martin, Consumer Product Marketing
Sprint, Jonathan Kindred, Senior Manager, Wireless M-Commerce and Infrastructure
Teleglobe, Stéphane Nadon, Senior Product Manager
THQ, Jeff Nuzzi, Director, Global Marketing
Tira Wireless, TBA
USA Wireless, Anthony Stonefield, Chief Executive Officer
U.S. Cellular Corporation, John Cregier, Senior Director, The Product Group
VeriSign, Inc., Mahi de Silva, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Wireless Services
Versaly Entertainment, Matthew Feldman, Chief Executive Officer
Vibes Media, Jack Philbin, Co-founder and President
Waat Media, Adi McAbian, Managing Director
Wall Street Journal, Lee Gomes, Staff Writer
Walt Disney Internet Group, Larry Shapiro, Executive Vice President of Business Development and Operations
WiderThan Co., Ltd., Jonathan Kim, Vice President, Global Business
WirelessDeveloper Agency, Konny Zsigo, Founder
Wireless Week, Sue Marek, Senior Editor
Wmode, Inc., Emanuel Bertolin, Vice President, Marketing and Sales
Yahoo!, Inc., Elizabeth Harz, Category Development Officer, Technology
Yahoo!, Inc., Mihir Shah, Director, Product Management, Yahoo! Search
Ziff Davis Publishing, Jim Louderback, Editorial Director __________________________________________________________________________
REGISTER NOW AT www.ihollywoodforum.com or call 310 815 3884.
Gold: 4INFO, Adamind, ClearMode, Comverse, mBlox, NMS Communications and Tira Wireless
Silver: America Online, Inc., bcgi, Bango, Entriq, Freescale Semiconductor, Jumptap, Inc., US Cellnet and Versaly Entertainment
Bronze: airwide solutions, Aceno, ChangingWorlds, Cielo Group, Crisp Wireless, Gracenote, Guppy Games, Havok, Jumbuck, Kikucall, m-Qube, Mobot, MS&K, Nephin Games, Nerios, Inc., NewBay Software, Neven Vision, Ortiva Wireless, Inc., Pangolin, Simplewire Inc., Smartphones Technologies Inc. and Yahoo!, Inc.
Conference Bag: ATI Technologies, Inc.
iHollywood Network Sponsor: NPD Group
Recruiting Partner: Ideal Wave Solutions
Media and Supporting Partners: 160 Characters, BMI, Broadcasting & Cable, Business Wire, Cellular-News, Fierce Wireless, Laptop, MobileIN.com, Mobile Enterprise, Mobile Entertainment, Mobile Magazine, MPEG Industry Forum, Multichannel News, Producers Guild of America, Red Herring, Rogers & Cowan, Variety, Wireless Innovation Network of British Columbia, WorldDAB Forum and World Telemedia.
Research Partners: Current Analysis, Future Image, Gartner, IDC, JupiterResearch, M:Metrics, Parks Associates, The Management Network Group and Vectis