MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Nov. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Next Galaxy Corp. ( OTCQB: NXGA), a leading developer of innovative content solutions and fully immersive Consumer Virtual Reality technology, is pleased to announce that Peter Rubin has been added to the lineup of speakers at The Business Innovation and Growth (B.I.G.) Summit. Peter Rubin is a Senior Editor at Wired Magazine, overseeing Wired's pop culture and entertainment coverage. In June, Mr. Rubin wrote the definitive manifesto featuring Oculus founder Palmer Luckey, which ushered in a new era in the awareness of Virtual Reality as the next computing and communications platform.
Mr. Rubin will join other authorities to discuss the impending effect of Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Immersive Technologies on business, media and education. The keynote for the January 20th event is Randi Zuckerberg.
"Virtual Reality is going to have a monumental impact on our world. It has been years in the making, but we're now on the cusp of consumer VR being a truly transformative technology with the potential to change everything: entertainment, fitness, education, medicine, social media and much, much more," said Peter Rubin. "I am honored to be speaking at the B.I.G. Summit and look forward to sharing my thoughts on the industry and meeting pioneers and experts in the space."
"Peter Rubin is a fantastic addition to The B.I.G. Summit, continuing our tradition of attracting people and companies on the forefront of game changing technologies and this year is looking to be particularly exciting. The momentum is growing for Virtual Reality and we are thrilled to molding and leading the conversation on transitioning business, entertainment and media from Web 2.0 to the 3D Virtual World." Stated Mary Spio, President of Next Galaxy Corp and Executive Producer of The Business Innovation and Growth (B.I.G) Summit.
Each year, The B.I.G. Summit welcomes visionaries, thought leaders, venture capitalists, entrepreneurs, media, business and community leaders to a day focused on trends that are disrupting business and consumers. Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Immersive Technologies will be the primary topics of the upcoming event. The B.I.G. Summit, produced by Next Galaxy in partnership with the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce, will be held at the New World Center in Miami Beach, Florida on Tuesday, January 20th, 2015. Register for the event at www.bigsummit.biz
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 social virtual reality platform featuring a combination of live, virtual and augmented events and experiences. Next Galaxy's CEEK simulates the communal experience of attending live events, such as concerts, sporting events or business conferences through Virtual and Augmented 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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