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Monday, 15 October 2012, 16:20 HKT/SGT

Source: CASBAA
CASBAA Convention 2012: Tapping the Knowledge

HONG KONG, Oct 15, 2012 - (ACN Newswire) - The CASBAA Convention 2012, October 29 to November 1, 2012 at the Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, will field a roster of speakers to debate the multichannel TV industry in the Asia Pacific. Themed "18 Reasons Why", this year's line-up offers the most compelling reasons the CASBAA Convention is the "must-attend" industry event in Asia.

"The Convention continues to attract the most respected and influential speakers from the multichannel TV industry, solidifying its position as one of the most important forums taking place anywhere in the world," said Simon Twiston Davies, CEO, CASBAA.

The power-packed roster will feature:
-- Ben Silverman (Founder & Chairman, Electus)
-- Winn Maw (CEO, Forever Group)
-- Anthony Bay (VP, Digital Video, Amazon)
-- Saul Berman (Partner & VP, Global Strategy Consulting Leader, IBM Global Business Services)
-- Richard Freudenstein (CEO, Foxtel)
-- Shuichi Mori (Representative Director, President & CEO, J:COM)
-- Gerhard Zeiler (President, Turner Broadcasting System International)
-- Jana Bennett (President, BBC Worldwide Networks & Global iPlayer)
-- Ye Htut (Deputy Minister, Ministry of Information, Myanmar)
-- Rohana Rozhan (CEO, ASTRO)
-- Harit Nagpal (MD & CEO, Tata Sky)

Additional confirmed speakers at CASBAA Convention 2012 include Sean Cohan (EVP, International, A+E Networks), Ross Martin (EVP, Scratch/Viacom Media Networks), Giles Baker (SVP, Broadcast Business Group, Dolby), Peter Hutton (MD, ESPN STAR Sports) and more.

From "Great Ad Brands at Work with Great Channel Brands" to "Socialising TV in Asia" and "How to Love Your Regulator" to "OTT", industry leaders from across the region and around the world will share their insights on a vast array of topics that directly influence the future of the pay-TV business.

The Convention 2012 will also feature workshops on "cross media" research, the magic of "transcoding" and "marketing strategies", along with CASBAA TV Upfronts 2013, The Regulators Roundtable, the annual Golf Masters tournament, closing night Charity Ball, a delegate matching service and a dozen networking breakfasts, lunches and cocktails.

Desmond Chung
PR & Communications Manager, CASBAA
Tel: +852 3929-1712
Email: desmond@casbaa.com 

Adela Chen
Director, Marketing & Communications, CASBAA
Tel: +852 3929-1711
Email: adela@casbaa.com

Topic: Trade Show or Conference
Source: CASBAA

Sectors: Broadcast, Film & Sat
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