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Streaming Media West is being held November 17–19, 2009 at the San José McEnery Convention Center in San José, California. Now in its 12th year, Streaming Media West is the only show that covers both the business of online video and the technology of streaming, downloading, Webcasting, Internet TV, IPTV, and mobile video. Covering both corporate and consumer business, technology, and content issues in the enterprise, advertising, media and entertainment, broadcast, and education markets, Streaming Media West is about more than just streaming!This conference combines cutting-edge exhibitors and intensive conference sessions with more than 100 speakers, giving you the chance to hear and see the best and the brightest minds in the online video industry. This year’s keynote speakers are: Bill Stone, President, FLO TV; Marc Whitten, GM, Xbox LIVE; and Emil Rensing, Chief Digital Officer, Studio 3 Partners/EPIX.Other speakers include:Shalini Govil-Pai, Lead Product Manager, You Tube/GoogleNick Hippe, Solutions Architect, Adobe Systems, Inc.Sharon Hutchins, Director, IT Workforce Productivity, Intuit, Inc.Lisa Larson-Kelley, Flash Platform Consultant, Video Specialist, Flashconnections.comPatty Perkins, Special Projects Manager, WachoviaJenni Powell, New Media Consultant (LonelyGirl15, The Guild, Legend of Neil)Dan Rayburn, Executive Vice President, StreamingMedia.comBrandon White, Interactive Manager, FUNimation EntertainmentTThe Business & Technology of Online Video sessions cover such topics as:Developing a Rich Video Player for the Adobe Flash PlatformStreaming Production: Improving Your Video QualityHow to Monetize and Protect Flash Streaming VideoThe Impact Of TV Everywhere And Over-The-Top VideoMaking Effective Online Video for Training and eLearningHow Old Media Is Embracing Online Video and New MediaFor further information, visit www.streamingmedia.com/west
Streaming Media WestNov. 17–19, 2009the San José McEnery Convention CenterSan José, California.
On Thursday, November 12, 2009 from 8:00 AM - 8:30 PM (PT), NewTeeVee Live will host some 500 creators and enablers of the next generation of TV at the Mission Bay Conference Center, 1675 Owens Street, San Francisco, California.What is NewTeeVee Live?NewTeeVee Live is a high-impact one-day event where you can meet the people behind the years progress, ask them hard questions and network the deals needed to make next year your year. The event will bring together the very people who drive the adoption of products, technologies and brands in online video’s rapidly expanding market. Anyone who develops, distributes, invests in or sells online media products and services should attend NewTeeVee Live.NewTeeVee Live pushes forward the online video industry’s hottest topics, features its most talented video producers and promising technologies, and draws together its leading personalities, investors and innovators.The conference sold out early last year and also garnered rave reviews for bringing together the right mix of influencers, trendsetters and executives behind buying decisions.Speakers include, among others:Jesse Alexander, Writer, Producer, Heroes Felicia Day, creator of the web series The GuildBill Gannon, Director of Online Operations, LucasfilmKarin Gilford, SVP Fancast and Online Entertainment, Comcast Interactive MediaBen Ling, Director of Platforms and Syndication, YouTube Alexis Rapo, VP, Digital Media, Disney-ABC Television Group The opportunity to watch, make, mash up and share online video is changing the nature of both entertainment and the Internet itself. NewTeeVee reports on the business of online video, monitoring the spread of broadband as it tears down traditional hierarchies that obstruct content creators from reaching their audiences. We cover everything from content delivery networks to next-generation media players, stupid cat videos to independent filmmakers, and venture-backed content startups to old guard media companies testing the online waters.For more information, go to www.NewTeeVee.com
NewTeeVee Livethe Mission Bay Conference Center1675 Owens StreetSan Francisco, California.
The three-day festival devoted entirely to chocolate--The 12th Annual Chocolate Show -- is guaranteed to give eager appetites a head start on the season of holiday merrymaking at the Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street, New York City, from October 30th to November 1st, 2009.
Among the exhibitors will be several Italian chocolatiers, including deBondt and Guido Gobino, national purveyors such as award-winning Jer's Handmade Chocolates, and several local favorites from the New York-New Jersey area, including Palmer's, Madécasse, and the recently opened Lily O'Brien's Chocolate Cafe in Bryant Park.
Quady Winery, which specializes in dessert wines, will also be on hand again to display and offer tastings of delightful wines that go well with chocolate - or any time.
Top chefs and chocolatiers will prepare fabulous chocolate recipes and dazzling masterpieces so you can learn directly from the Chocolate Masters and taste their creations.
Among them are:
Frank Maldonado of Sazon, showing Roast Pork in Milk Chocolate and Merlot Sauce with White Chocolate Gnocchi with Tomato Confit
Francine Segan of Savory Chocolate, fixing Savory Pasta with Plums and Chocolate
Andrea Schrenk of the Pennsylvania Culinary Institute, whipping up Spiced White Chocolate Pumpkin Crème on Chocolate Walnut Sablee garnished with a Chocolate Cranberry Rum Ball
Many chefs have books that will be available for purchase and will also hold book signings, including Max Brenner, Laurie Buckle, Chocolate Queen, Karen DeMasco, Francois Payard, Francine Segan, Jacques Torres and Lee Zalben.
The Chocolate Beauty Pavilion is a showcase of chocolate within the beauty industry, how it can used not in your mouth but on your body. There are booths or displays that offer information on the alternate uses for chocolate. Trained Beauty Chocolatiers will show extensive lines of Chocolate Soaps, Lotions, Scrubs, Lip Glosses and Cocoa Butters. Visitors can sign up for a private chocolate treatment, such asc hocolate massages, cocoa bean nail polish manicures and cocoa hair treatments. Test samples, smell products, and learn about where products can be purchased.
This popular event allows visitors to discover all there is to know about, taste, and explore in the world of chocolate. The Chocolate Show surprises and delights chocolate lovers of all ages with:
* Demonstrations by top pastry chefs and chocolate makers, in two theaters
* Chocolate Tastings
* Over 65 top chocolate brands & booths
* Holiday gifts of all sizes for everyone on your list
* Chocolate activities for children and adults
* Barnes & Noble cookbook store with author signings
* Haute Couture dresses and accessories made with chocolate.
The Chocolate Show travels to many other locations around the world; here are some of the dates and cities where it will be held:
Tokyo, Japan (with Isetan, Kyoto, Nagoya, Sapporo, Fukuoka, Sendai, Shizuoka): January 27- February 27, 2010Shanghai, China: January 15-17, 2010Shanghai: January 21-24, 2010Cairo, Egypt: April 1-4, 2010Madrid, Spain: April 9-11, 2010Moscow, Russia: Fall 2010
The 12th Annual Chocolate ShowOctober 30th to November 1st, 2009Metropolitan Pavilion125 West 18th StreetNew York City
For more info go to: www.chocolateshow.com
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