Ground Breaking Executive Summit Focusing on the Convergence of Content & Mobile Technology Partners with Mobile Excellence Awards

Entertainment veterans launch Mobile Entertainment™ Summit, December 2010 in Los Angeles in Association with Variety.

Jun 23, 2010, 15:24 ET from Unicomm, LLC

LOS ANGELES, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Unicomm, LLC, a leading event management company, in partnership with Bob Dowling, former Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of The Hollywood Reporter and President of The Bob Dowling Group based in Los Angeles, announced today the creation of the Mobile Entertainment Summit™.

Brought to you by the producers of the widely acclaimed 3D Entertainment Summit™ and 3D Gaming Summit™, this high level strategy and networking event will explore all facets of the mobile entertainment industry. This event will be held December 6-7, 2010 in Los Angeles, CA. and is presented in Association with Variety and in partnership with the Mobile Excellence Awards, the industry's most prestigious awards program for the mobile industry, taking place on Monday, December 6th at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles, CA.

"The growing reach of mobile handsets and the mobile web has driven the reach of mobile entertainment to a disruptive level," said Bob Dowling, Conference Chair.  "Given the size of the mobile audience, we will help connect music, movie, television and gaming executives with mobile technology suppliers and integrators to help accelerate new mobile business plans."

Located in the heart of the Entertainment industry, the Mobile Entertainment Summit will attract the brightest minds in the mobile ecosystem. Delivering two days of packed in-depth discussions, the summit will deliver strategies to capitalize on this rapidly changing landscape. The Mobile Entertainment Summit will attract senior level decision makers, leading press and market analysts.

"Mobile entertainment has emerged as the most influential media on the mobile platform and recent entries into the market place demonstrate that the mobile entertainment market remains open and competitive," stated Sarah Miller, CEO, Axis PR and Founder and Chair, Mobile Excellence Awards.  "We are thrilled that the Mobile Entertainment Summit is partnering with the Mobile Excellence Awards to create this industry's must attend events."

To enhance industry interaction the event's organizers have developed a unique interactive showcase area of the event to allow technology and service vendors to meet with industry stakeholders to discuss business issues, demonstrate products and build partnerships.

"The Mobile Entertainment Summit was created to attract attendees from all facets of the industry to gain insight, education and a vision of how mobile entertainment will evolve over time," says John Golicz, CEO of Unicomm. "Positioning the Mobile Entertainment Summit at this intersection of technology and content will allow our attendees to gain market awareness and most importantly, educate the relevant stakeholders in the entertainment and mobile industry about their products."

Industry partners include Interpret LLC and UCLA Anderson School of Business Management amongst others.  For more information about speaking submissions, exhibiting, and sponsor opportunities: please go to www.LAMobilesummit.com or contact Gloria Lombardo, Executive Director at 203 878.2577 ext. 105 or glombardo@unicomm.org

About The Mobile Excellence Awards:

The Mobile Excellence Awards is the most influential and coveted awards program in the industry honoring the best of the best in mobile entertainment, technology, marketing, and media.  The Mobile Excellence Awards represent all walks of the mobile ecosystem from start-ups, studios, content providers, entertainment, apps, and handsets, to brands and more. For more information, please go to www.mobilexawards.com

About Bob Dowling and The Bob Dowling Group:

For the last 17 years through 2007, Bob Dowling was editor-in-chief and publisher of The Hollywood Reporter and president of the VNU Business Media Film and Performing Arts Group. During Dowling's tenure, The Reporter launched numerous new products, including the HollywoodReporter.com Web site, e-mail edition, weekly edition, THR East, Literary Hollywood, Festival de Cannes dailies and the Oscar Screening Guide, as well as many annual events such as the Women in Entertainment Power 100 stand-alone issue and its related breakfast event, the Next Generation ranking of prominent young executives, the Film and TV Music Conference and the reorganized Key Art Awards. Dowling recently started his own information and consulting firm, The Bob Dowling Group, to serve clients looking to navigate the converging worlds of entertainment and technology, with the 3D Entertainment Summit as a lead project.

About Unicomm, LLC:

Unicomm, LLC is an independent business-to-business communications company specializing in conceiving and managing trade shows and conferences in nascent markets. Unicomm's management team has been responsible for some of the industry's most successful trade shows and conferences. Unicomm currently produces the largest series of travel events in the United Sates; the Adventures in Travel Expo. In addition Unicomm has developed leading events in the Bio-Technology, Research & Development and Mechanical Engineering, Human Resources, Transportation and other markets. The company's "value-added" resources are the intellectual capital of its people and proprietary business practices. These attributes coupled with an intense customer centric philosophy combine to deliver world class events. For more information, please go to www.lamobilesummit.com.

About Variety

Recognized and respected throughout the world of show business, Variety is the premier source of business entertainment news. Since 1905, the most influential leaders in the industry have turned to Variety for timely, credible and straightforward news and analysis - information vital to their professions.

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