NEW YORK, April 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- NYC Television & Video Week will take place at the TimesCenter, Waldorf Astoria and Grand Hyatt on October 17-20, 2016. The fourth annual event adds "Video" to its name to reflect the addition of a television industry-related video component that will include sessions on virtual reality and other of-the-moment topics. Featuring the 26th annual Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame and the new VR 20/20 virtual reality summit, as well as best-of-industry conferences such as Advanced Advertising, Next TV Summit, and the Hispanic Television Summit, NYC Television & Video Week offers education, information, and unparalleled networking for leaders in broadcast, cable, OTT, advertising, and technology companies serving the industry. NYC Television & Video Week is presented by Broadcasting & Cable, Multichannel News, and Next TV.
"This show continues to evolve to become a can't-miss destination for over 2,400 leaders throughout all facets of the television industry," states Louis Hillelson, VP/Group Publisher, NewBay Media. "The addition of the Virtual Reality 20/20 conference to our stable of proven solutions-oriented summits will help lead the discussion on ways that this high-profile new technology can have a meaningful impact in the television business."
Here is the preliminary lineup for the 2016 NYC Television & Video Week:
Virtual Reality 20/20
October 17 • The TimesCenter
Virtual reality is almost ready for primetime with a suite of consumer products ready to hit the shelves. This conference will investigate the meaning of this potential game-changing technology for the television industry and will examine its impact on programming, distribution and marketing.
26th Annual Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame
October 18 • Waldorf Astoria
The Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame is the leading industry event honoring the pioneers, innovators and stars of the electronic arts. This black-tie affair brings out the best in the industry for a night of celebration and honoring the new inductees.
October 19 • Grand Hyatt
Advanced Advertising returns to NYC Television & Video Week with an in-depth look at the latest digital advertising technologies and how to use them to succeed. Covered topics include programmatic TV, metrics, and addressability.
Next TV Summit
October 19 • Grand Hyatt
The popular Next TV Summit returns to NYC Television & Video week with a focus on online video, production, content, technology, and OTT. This will be the only East Coast Next TV Summit held this year.
NEW FOR 2016: The Next TV Innovator of the Year Award will be presented at the Next TV Summit. The award will honor one individual for their stand out launch, initiative or innovative new approach to the television and video landscape in the last year. The honoree will be invited to participate in a session at the conference, providing their unique insight.
Hispanic Television Summit
October 20 • Grand Hyatt
The 14th Annual Hispanic Television Summit is the most successful, annual event of its kind, attracting nearly 500 professional registrants each year from the U.S., Latin America, and Spain. This year's summit will focus on expanding the business environment of Hispanic TV & Video, which is attracting more viewers, advertisers, programs, channels, and investments than ever before. But, expansion brings new challenges. Learn how the pros are providing better entertainment while meeting new challenges with an eye on future viewers and profits!
Registration for all NYC Television & Video Week events is open with early bird rates and alumni discounts. Visit nyctvweek.com and sign up for email alerts and event updates.
For information on 2016 NYC Television & Video Week partnerships and sponsorship opportunities, contact Charlie Weiss at 212-378-0478 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Broadcasting & Cable, Multichannel News, and Next TV are published by NewBay Media.
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