MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Jan. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Next Galaxy Corp. (OTC: NXGA), a leading technology and content solutions company developing dynamic, innovative consumer Virtual Reality experiences and technology, held the Business Innovation and Growth (BIG) Summit in Miami Beach, Florida, bringing together immersive technology pioneers, visionaries, venture capitalists and members of the media at the New World Center for a day of presentations, demonstrations and networking on the mainstream adoption of Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR) and 3D technologies.
Last week, in addition to keynote speaker Randi Zuckerberg of Zuckerberg Media, other presenters at the BIG Summit included technology experts Peter Rubin, Senior Editor of WIRED; Sanjay Daswani of AvenuePlanet, Avi Muchnick, founder of Aviary (Acquired by ADOBE); Danny Cui of Vuzix Corporation; Elizabeth Baron of Ford Motor Company; Mary Spio, President of Next Galaxy Corp; Diane Sanchez, Executive Director, Americas Council for the Creative Economy (A.C.C.E); Alan McGlade, Founder and Managing Director, Digital Entertainment Ventures (DEV); Mats Johansson CEO of EON Reality, Carlos Arguello, Studio C, Melissa Saelzer from Lockheed Martin, Rick Barker, Former Taylor Swift Manager, Noah Graj of Graj + Gustavsen, Sherman Wright of CommonGroundMGS, Dr Narendra Kini of Miami Children's Hospital, and Daniel Brusilovsky of the Golden State Warriors.
The BIG Summit was a raving success with coverage by the Miami Herald, and received praises from technology and community leaders:
"The BIG Summit is exactly the kind of event we want to attract to Miami. I consider this one of the most important events of the year!" – Manny Medina, one of South Florida's most successful tech entrepreneurs
"We're so happy to have the BIG Summit here in Miami Beach! How apropos because Miami Beach is becoming a real center for innovation and technology." - Mayor Philip Levine, Miami Beach
"We need more conversations like the BIG Summit to keep us moving in the right direction." - Alberto Carvalho, Superintendent, Miami-Dade County Public Schools
"I'm extremely pleased and proud that the BIG Summit, which is a virtual and augmented reality industry building event, met its goal of attracting leaders in a wide array of fields, to help move VR and AR closer to mainstream adoption," commented Mary Spio, President of Next Galaxy Corp. "The BIG Summit has led to many opportunities for Next Galaxy as well as many of the companies that participated in the event. Coupled with the high level of interest that we received at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas earlier this month, we are more excited than ever and expect 2015 to be an exceptional year for the Company and the VR industry in general."
About Next Galaxy Corp:
Next Galaxy Corporation is a leading developer of innovative content solutions and fully Immersive Consumer Virtual Reality technology. The Company's flagship consumer product in development is CEEK, a next-generation fully immersive entertainment and educational social virtual reality platform featuring a combination of live action and 3D experiences. Next Galaxy's CEEK simulates the communal experience of attending events, such as concerts, sporting events, movies or conferences through Virtual Reality. Next Galaxy is developing entertainment and educational experiences for VR Cinema, VR Concerts, VR Sports, VR Business, VR Tourism and more. In short, Next Galaxy is building the meeting places of the future. For further information, visit www.nextgalaxycorp.com.
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