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🔖Featured Event

February 16-17, 2017  |   Request an Invite >

OP/ED: The Ad Revenue & Ops Summit
The fourth annual OP/ED Summit is officially open for registration! OP/ED empowers publishers to create profitable businesses that will take them to the next level of media maturity.  Request an invite today.
Date: Feb 16-17, 2017
Location: W Hotel, Austin TX

Upcoming Events


NAB Show

Apr 22, 2017  |   Stop by our Booth >

NAB Show, held April 22-27, 2017 in Las Vegas, is the world’s largest electronic media show covering the creation, management and delivery of content across all platforms. With 103,000 attendees from 166 countries and 1,700+ exhibitors, NAB Show is the ultimate marketplace for digital media and entertainment. From creation to consumption, across multiple platforms and countless nationalities, NAB Show is home to the solutions that transcend traditional broadcasting and embrace content delivery to new screens in new ways.

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Digiday Programmatic Summit Europe

Digiday Programmatic Summit Europe

Apr 24, 2017  |   Meet Us There >

Programmatic advertising has long prized quantity over quality, whether it’s in terms of data, audience and impressions. Now, the next phase of programmatic is starting to take hold, with a focus on quality.

At the Digiday Programmatic Summit Europe in Dublin, publishers and marketers will dive deep into the challenges that persist in automated ad buying, ranging from transparency between partners, cost and efficiency, to bringing capabilities in-house. We’re busy programming the agenda, so please stay tuned for updates.

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NAB VideoNuze

NABShow Online Video Conference

Apr 25, 2017  |   Meet Us There >

Advanced TV Advertising is Here. Let’s Make Some Money.

We’re reaching an inflection point that’s truly shifting the TV ecosystem. For content owners, this offers serious potential for increased revenue, but also serious concerns for updating a business infrastructure that has remained unchanged for more than 60 years. This panel will provide attendees with actionable insights into the value of a data­ enabled TV ecosystem and the steps to driving revenue through audience segmentation and workflow automation.

Lorne Brown – President, SintecMedia

Scott Ferber – Chairman and CEO, Videology

Rany Ng – Director of Product Management, Google

James Rooke – GM, Enterprises, FreeWheel

Howard Homonoff – SVP, MediaLink (moderator)

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NABShow - The Future of TV Summit

Apr 26, 2017  |   Request an Invite >

Premium at Scale: Mastering Fast, Easy, Smart

Premium media companies have content and audiences, but they’re losing ground because of what they don’t have – Fast acting technology, Easy buying and delivery processes, Smart targeting.

This working session will give every attendee a custom playbook for the future of targeted premium media across linear, digital and new channels.

Learn how to compete across TV and Digital media as advertisers are being retrained by Facebook and Google to get fast, easy and smart media buying with the press of a button

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Brightcove PLAY 2017

May 22, 2017  |   Meet Us There >

Join us on May 22nd and 23rd, 2017 in Boston, MA for an exclusive, global gathering of customers, partners, and industry leaders at the forefront of the online video revolution.

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The Programmatic Summit

Jun 13, 2017  |   Meet Us There >

The Programmatic Summit is a two-day conference that will offer attendees the opportunity to learn and share best practices around the fledgling, tortuous and often-confusing road towards television’s programmatic future.

Our President Lorne Brown will be a panelist at the Automating the Process of TV Advertising session:

While the term “programmatic” still confounds many in the TV/video industry, there is little debate that automating ad buying and selling processes and improving efficiencies are crucial to tackling an increasingly complicated and sophisticated set of digitally-infused workflows.  Just exactly when, where and how remain to be seen, as this panel will discuss.

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VideoNuze 2017 Online Video Advertising Summit

Jun 14, 2017  |   Meet Us There >

The 7th annual VideoNuze Online Video Advertising Summit will bring together 450+ industry executives and 50+ speakers for the industry’s premier day of learning and networking.  Learn about the biggest industry trends and take away actionable data. The Video Ad Summit is a must-attend day for content providers, advertisers, agencies, technologists and anyone else with a stake in online video advertising.
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SHIFT // 2017 Programmatic Video & TV Advertising Summit

Nov 29, 2017  |   Meet Us There >

The industry’s #1 conference exclusively focused on programmatic video & TV is back for its 3rd year. In 2016, SHIFT featured a dozen sessions with deep dives into all angles of programmatic ad spending in video & TV. Over 400 executives from trading desks, agencies, advertisers, content providers, research firms and other ecosystem players shared their insights. The 2017 SHIFT conference will be even bigger and more comprehensive, filled with C-level speakers and top-notch networking.
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Past Events

Digital Media Strategies USA

Digital Media Strategies USA

Sep 7, 2016  |   Meet Us There >

Digital Media Strategies USA brings together leading CEOs, senior executives and innovators from newspapers, magazines, B2B publishers, broadcasters and digital media businesses both new and old, big and small, as well as brands and agencies. All speakers are briefed to share honestly on their challenges and how they are addressing them, offering insights, war stories, data and hard lessons from their experience.

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Sep 14, 2016  |   Meet Us There >

With an outstanding Conference program, the dmexco is in two days to the hotspot of Digiconomy. From all over the world travel to the leaders of the digital industry to showcase the latest trends and innovations and discuss.Visitors can expect a full program of practical presentations by international top speakers, passionate discussions and many new impulses. What the Conference also makes unique: it is free for all who register by 15 August 2016th

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AppNexus Yield Executive Summit

AppNexus Yield Executive Summit

Sep 28, 2016  |   Event Recap >

Join AppNexus — and over 200 of the world’s most influential publishers — including NBC Universal, Turner, ESPN and Hearst, on September 28th for the Yield Executive Summit. Hear from leading digital publishers as they share how they’re transforming their businesses to maximize monetization and maintain control of their inventory, while partnering with a new generation of marketers: agile and focused on programmable buying.

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adexchanger PROGRAMMATIC I/O


Oct 26, 2016  |   Meet Us There >

AdExchanger’s PROGRAMMATIC I/O is the original and the world’s largest conference dedicated to the programmatic media and marketing industry. Join your peers who are leading the growth and evolution of programmatic at this must-attend event.

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Digiday Publishing Summit Europe

Digiday Publishing Summit Europe

Oct 26, 2016  |   Meet Us There >

Platforms have proved their worth in generating audiences. Viewership across mobile and video is growing as platforms expand their content distribution options, yet publishers are still trying to figure out how to make all this activity profitable.

At the Digiday Publishing Summit Europe in Nice this October, leading publishers will discuss this challenge and many more, from ad blocking, scaling for a global audience and leveraging data for sales.

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Nov 1, 2016  |   Meet Us There >

The Folio: Show provides the essential tools publishers need to navigate change in the magazine business and across the broader media landscape. Our VP of Monetization, Adam Hecht, is moderating the ‘Ad Ops’ Biggest Roadblocks: Viewability, Inventories, and Blocking’ session on 11/2 at 11:15am.

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ad:tech New York

Nov 2, 2016  |   Meet Us There >

ad:tech New York is the must-attend event where today’s marketers can discover the trends, acquire the technologies, and meet their future partners to engage tomorrow’s consumers. With 200 exhibitors on the reformatted, dynamic expo floor, marketers, brands, agencies and publishers will have access to a wide range of solutions.

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NAB Show

Nov 9, 2016  |   Meet Us There >

NAB is bringing the power, passion and connection of NAB Show to the thriving New York media and entertainment market – telling a new story you will want to be part of. Our CEO Lorne Brown will be moderating ‘Data Driven Sales – How to Sell Audiences Across TV & Digital Media’ session on 11/9 from 12:00-12:30PM at Inspiration Stage 1.

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AdMonsters Publisher Forum

AdMonsters Publisher Forum

Nov 13, 2016  |   Meet Us There >

No other conference comes close to offering the community, exchange of ideas and learning opportunities of the AdMonsters Publisher Forum [drop the mic].

  • Connect with your peers to advance the digital media industry.
  • Delve into the latest topics focused on maximizing revenue.
  • Experience a unique event with an agenda you help set.
  • Interact with technology service providers and see their solutions in action.
  • Take away actionable insights for your company, your department and yourself.
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VideoNuze SHIFT // 2016

Nov 30, 2016  |   Video Recap >

SHIFT // 2016 Programmatic Video & TV Advertising Summit is an immersive one-day conference bringing together senior industry leaders who are laser-focused on accelerating the success of programmatic video & TV advertising.  Our CEO Lorne Brown will be moderating the “Setting the Stage – The Rise of Programmatic Video & TV” session.

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Evening with Code Media

Nov 30, 2016  |   Meet Us There >

See inside the future of our Media reality. Join us for an Evening with Code Media to examine what’s next for Media, and to hear from the companies that are leading the revolution. Hosted by Recode senior editor Peter Kafka, the evening event will feature three hours of unscripted interviews and networking with some of the best minds in media.

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Brightcove's Video Publishers Networking Breakfast

Dec 1, 2016  |   Meet Us There >

As the online video industry and ad tech space continue to evolve, publishers are faced with an increasing number of challenges when it comes to delivering and monetizing their content. Brightcove’s Video Publishers Networking Breakfast will address these pain points head-on, giving attendees the opportunity to network with their peers and share best practices for delivering high-quality, ad-supported video experiences at scale. Our CRO Jason Witt will be speaking on maximizing video advertising yield and header bidding.

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Programmatic 2.0

Dec 6, 2016  |   Event Recap >

As publishers continue to embrace programmatic, what strategies are being leveraged to create a profitable programmatic tech stack? Topics will include Dynamic Ad Insertions, Header Bidding/Server-to-Server, and Unifying 1st and 3rd Party Data. Breakfast will be served!

When: Tuesday, December 6th / 8:30 AM – 11:00 AM ET
Where: The Vine NYC @ The Eventi Hotel
851 Avenue of the Americas, NYC 10001

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NY Yield Meetup

Dec 6, 2016  |   Meet Us There >

Join us for a special panel discussion with some of the sharpest minds in the business. You’ll learn all about the latest trends, and challenges in the monetization world.

Our event is FREE and friendly with beer and smart people to meet.

Matthew Collins – Operative
Gavin Dunaway – AdMonsters
Christopher Francia – CenterPoint
Fan Shi Blackwell – DailyMotion
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CES 2017

Jan 5, 2017  |   Meet Us There >

The International CES (Consumer Electronics Show®) is the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies.

It’s where business gets done: on the show floor, in and around our conference program, in impromptu connections and in planned meetings and special events.

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DCN Next: Summit

Jan 18, 2017  |   Meet Us There >

At the DCN Next: Summit, our members gather to hear from leaders in the digital media business and to network and learn from each other. The agenda is shaping up to be one of the most energetic and impactful ever. A stellar line-up of speakers will present valuable case studies, showcase insight and strategy, discuss today’s hot topics and prep you for whatever comes next. We’ll kick off with a keynote on navigating and thriving in this dynamic environment.
Additional topics include:
  • Technological innovations and advertising trends
  • Shifting platform and distribution hierarchies
  • Evolving revenue models
  • Case studies: The art of reinvention; Best-in-breed branded content; The primacy of video
  • The regulatory environment at home and abroad
  • How the new administration’s policies will impact our business
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Digiday Publishing Summit Europe

Digiday Publishing Summit Europe

Feb 23, 2017  |   Meet Us There >

Audiences consume most of their content across their favorite platforms, and publishers are clamoring for their attention. But even with huge viewership, they struggle with turning it into revenue. At the Digiday Publishing Summit in Lisbon, top publishers and digital natives will discuss how they leverage platforms for profit.

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Programmatic 2.0 Spring Workshop

Mar 23, 2017  |   Register Here >

Join Masha Kutilova, Yield & Inventory Manager at BabyCenter, Semande Agosa, Programmatic Director at Bonnier and Adam Hecht, Vice President of Monetization at SintecMedia for our Programmatic 2.0 Spring Workshop. Learn how to best build your taxonomy to improve programmatic growth.

When: Thursday, March 23rd, 8:30 AM – 11:00 AM ET
Where: OFFSITE NYC – 52 West 39th Street, NYC 10018

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Advanced Advertising Summit

Mar 27, 2017  |   Meet Us There >

Meeting new partners and networking with the entire advanced advertising industry at one time are the hallmarks of the Advanced Advertising Summit in NYC. This year on March 27th the industry’s most innovative thought leaders will come together for a full day of dynamic content and connections that explore the impact of data and automation in TV advertising. Join the senior execs who are driving success as they team up with buyers, sellers and tech providers to share their expertise and experience. You will be offered access and insight into how this emerging trend is building one-on-one relationships with viewers and driving TV’s key revenue streams. Don’t miss your chance to network with some of the best in the business!

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WORKSHOP: Ad Operations Best Practices

Jul 21, 2016  |   Event Recap >

How do you prepare your ad ops team to scale and maintain efficiency during peak seasons? Join us for conversations and complimentary cocktails to learn the best ways to manage your in-house ad operations business.

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AdMonsters OPS Conference

Jun 7, 2016  |   Event Website >

OPS is the best place to connect with other digital media strategists and make the next steps in turning your digital media business into a profitable and efficient enterprise. You’ll hear from longtime industry stalwarts, learn from the sharpest minds in digital advertising, and meet the tech providers shaping the future of digital media marketing and monetization.

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VideoNuze 2016 Online Video Advertising Summit

Jun 14, 2016  |   Event Recap >

The unifying theme of this year’s Ad Summit is the ongoing convergence between online video and TV advertising. We’ll be exploring this and other critical industry topics through a mix of keynotes, fireside chats, panel discussions and research presentations. As Headline Partners, our CEO Lorne Brown will be moderating the Reaching Audiences at Scale: How TV Succeeds in the Digital Age panel.

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CEO Code Conference

May 31, 2016  |   Event Recap >

Code Conference is an invitation-only event where top industry influencers gather for in-depth conversations about the current and future impact of digital technology on our lives — at home, at work, in our communities and the world.

The third edition of the Code Conference will take place May 31- June 2, 2016, at the Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA. Speakers include Sue Desmond-Hellmann, the CEO of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; Mark Fields, CEO of Ford Motor Company; Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX and Tesla Motors; Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google; Chuck Robbins, CEO of Cisco; and Devin Wenig, CEO of eBay.

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Digital Media Summit

May 17, 2016  |   Event Recap >

The Digital Media Summit (DMS) is the premier event for decision makers at the intersection of Digital Media, MarTech and Ad Tech to gather for unparalleled networking, compelling content and interactive discussions. Participants are CEOs (exclusively) of the most promising tech companies and senior executives of the industry’s largest acquirers, VC firms and top advertisers.

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INTX: The Internet and Television Expo

May 16, 2016  |   Event Recap >

Not so long ago, the Internet and television were incompatible. Today, they’re practically interchangeable. INTX: The Internet and Television Expo is the premier place where the worlds of media, entertainment and technology join together for riveting conversation, hands-on product demos, intensive special programs and more.

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WORKSHOP: Programmatic Yield Curve

Apr 27, 2016  |   Event Recap >

Take back control of your Yield Curve! As consumers expect on-demand content across channels, publishers must move from managing revenue silos to creating a streamlined and flexible yield curve – the earnings from their inventory and audience across direct and indirect channels.

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Op/Ed 2016

OP/ED 2016

Feb 11, 2016  |   Event Recap >

TV, print and digital publishers are converging. The multiscreen consumer has arrived and publishers are racing to catch up to them. Previously, TV, print and digital publishers each traded on different content types, different metrics and even different audiences. Today, publishers are all working to assemble a multiscreen audience, and as a result, competition is heating up.

From revenue models like programmatic to publisher marketplaces to business models including converged selling, the OP/ED conference empowers publishers to create profitable businesses that will take them to the next level of media maturity.

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