UbiQ - Digital Entertainment Showcase - Conference & Exhibition to Launch in Paris in June 2012

Sep 08, 2011, 12:17 ET from UbiQ

PARIS, Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gwenael Flatres, CEO of UbiQ Events SAS announced today the creation of UbiQ - www.ubiq-europe.com - the first International Digital Entertainment Showcase (conference & exhibition) – that will take place in Paris, France on 18 & 19 June 2012 in the prestigious Palais Brongniart, former Paris stock exchange.

UbiQ conference and exhibition will spotlight the best of digital entertainment - content creation, business case studies and winning strategies to engage with audiences and maximize ROI across all digital platforms - Internet, Mobile, IPTV, Connected TV, Tablets and Social Media.

Gwenael FLATRES, UbiQ Events CEO - and former Head of Digital Business Development of MipTv and MIPCOM, the two largest TV content markets organised by Reed Midem – explained: "The main objective of UbiQ is to provide professionals with a true international context at the heart of Europe to showcase and distribute digital content and services as well as a learning and networking platform dedicated to all forms of digital Entertainment - TV, Music, Games, Book, Gambling…"

UbiQ will bring together major players in the digital arena as well as start up and small producers to get together in one place for two days to share experiences from all over the world to develop new production and distribution partnerships: TV, Radio, Press, Internet and Mobile Networks, IPTV, Content distributors and aggregators, Interactive content producers and publishers  (Video, Music, Games, Apps, Books), new technology, application, solution and service providers, advertising and media agencies and consumer Brands.

Jumpwire Media president, Gavin McGarry, will act as a conference advisor. He commented: "The event is a great idea and very timely. There is nothing like it in Europe that visuals what is happening on the ground in digital media by using showcases as the focal point for shared discussion and debate. UbiQ is all about sharing experiences on how to make money online with digital media and digital entertainment."

Flatres, is backed by an impressive line up of experienced shareholders and advisors from a variety of disciplines in the fields of traditional and digital media, branded entertainment, event and conference organisation. Among them Eric Aderdor, CEO Horyzon Media, Mathieu Porte CEO Can't Stop Media (ex Adventure Line, Zodiak), co-founders of Teaminside Jean-Sebastien Hongre and Frederick Benichou (ex Isobar/AEGIS and Planete Interactive), Pierre Cazaux, CEO Dragon Rouge, Thomas Owadenko CEO VideoAgency, David Hanau, Head of Branded Content Aegis Media , Jerome Chouraqui , founder Media club and Talent Sphere.

UbiQ's venue, the Palais Brongniart, is a listed Parisian architectural monument which provides a prestigious venue for UbiQ in the very heart of the French capital with some 3,500m2 of event space. Christophe Caillaud Joos, Palais Brongniart's CEO added : "The Palais Brongniart is a leading, international Event and Conference Centre in France and we are very happy to welcome this major digital event UbiQ and to contribute to its success through our partnership."

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