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Earlybird Rate Ends Today For Mobile Entertainment Summit


REGISTER NOW FOR THE 8th Official Mobile Entertainment Summit (, 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 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.


-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 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,, 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

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