Stamford, CT - On Monday, September 23, 2019, Stamford Innovation Week (SiW) and NBCUniversal’s Stamford Media Center will partner to present Digital Media Fest – an EXPO of local digital talent followed by a panel for media and marketing executives at the Stamford Media Center (307 Atlantic Street in downtown Stamford). The Digital Media EXPO will run from 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm and is targeted for entrepreneurs, investors, business developers, designers, marketers, and service providers who want to discover new ideas in digital media. The panel will feature techniques and technologies used by NBCUniversal to promote their media brands.
Visitors will learn how new products and services are deployed by local entrepreneurs, businesses and non-profits including: AdEdge Digital Marketing; AIEdge Technology; American Marketing Association, Southern CT Chapter; ConnectionText; CT Business Link; dreyev-TeleLingo; encaptiv; Food Rescue U.S.; FundRaiseHope; Ghostery Insights; Holly Danger; Intake; Ladies Room Productions TV; LifeStreamDigital Innovations; Liniax; Michael Catenacci; Publi.io-Content Marketing (with The Accordia Group); r4.ai; Ruby Asset Management; Shop Tomorrows; SlapFive; Smarter Biography; SolHausLLC; Stamford Symphony; Startag Therapeutic Music Services; The Ferguson Library; The Word of Mom Media Network; Twin Connection Tech; Voxion; VSP, and more. Free tours of Studios A and B will be offered during the Digital Media Expo starting in the Stamford Media Center Lobby.
Following the EXPO, the NBCUniversal Executive Panel Discussion will present state of the art digital technology used and best practices to promote their social and digital platforms. The panel will be especially useful for Marketing and Brand Executives, Public Relation heads and anyone who is looking to expand their organization’s digital outreach. This insightful panel discussion will begin at 7:00 pm at the Stamford Media Center in Studio A.
“The world of linear television is growing so fast and the way we consume content is rapidly changing,” says Vinnie Fusco, Vice President and General Manager of NBC Entertainment, Stamford Media Center. “The mission of the Stamford Media Center is to be at the forefront of the digital world providing the technology and facilities to help not only our NBC productions, but to provide a space to anyone who is looking for a home to produce content. The Stamford Media Center is excited to partner with Stamford Innovation Week in this unique opportunity to showcase our digital initiatives.”
During this dynamic discussion, executives who deploy digital media solutions for area Fortune 500 companies, medium-sized companies and non-profits will take away ideas for content production and distribution they can use right now,” says Keith Reynolds, chair of Stamford Innovation Week’s Digital Media Events “A Q&A session will wrap up the event, so attendees will have the opportunity to connect topics covered during the evening to their particular challenges and opportunities.”
Take tours of Studios A and B between 4:15 pm – 6:30 pm during the Digital Media EXPO and learn about the capabilities that are available for your own digital productions. The Stamford Media Center’s Hi-Definition TV production studios are fully equipped with state-of-the-art broadcast and digital technology featuring 8-Cameras, a 28x10 LED video wall, audience risers, full lighting packages w/grids, robotic camera, jib and support space featuring green rooms, production offices and hair/makeup suites. The studio also has 30 Avid Editing systems and two graphics suites. Studio A has been the home of many iconic syndicated television talk shows and is the heart of the Stamford Media Center while the recently renovated Studio B is the home of “Judge Jerry” and is the perfect home for digital production, green screen/white cyc shoots and still photography studio shoots.
How to Purchase Tickets
Tickets for the NBCUniversal Digital Media Executive Panel are available at siweek.org/tickets/. Use discount code nbcuexecpanel for a 100% discount – a $25 value. Seating is limited and tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
About the Panelists
George Norfleet, Director, Office of Film, Television & Digital Media for the state of Connecticut, will introduce the panelists, including:
Vinnie Fusco - Vice President and General Manager, NBC Entertainment, Stamford Media Center
Paul Faulhaber - Executive Producer, NBC Entertainment, The Maury Show
Sara Klein - Manager of Marketing NBCUniversal Television Distribution
John Chow - Director of Engineering, NBC Entertainment, Stamford Media Center
Eric Hanson - Director of Digital Media, NBC Entertainment, Stamford Media Center
ABOUT STAMFORD INNOVATION WEEK
Stamford Innovation Week runs September 19 – 28, 2019. Our mission is simple. We help creators and creatives build concepts, ideas, solutions, and most importantly new and stronger relationships.
The event is nine days of workshops, summits and celebrations on topics including art and music, artificial intelligence, blockchain, digital media, entrepreneurs and startups, finance and fintech, food and beverage, sustainability and smart cities, technology, training and more.
ABOUT STAMFORD MEDIA CENTER AND NBCUNIVERSAL
The Stamford Media Center and Productions, LLC, a division of NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution group, is a state-of-the-art production facility located in the heart of downtown Stamford. The Stamford Media Center houses the productions sets and technical support space for “Maury,” “The Steve Wilkos Show,” and the upcoming “Judge Jerry.” NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution is responsible for the production, sales and distribution of NBCUniversal products to broadcast television within the United States. The division develops and produces first-run programming and distributes these shows, along with off-network content, in broadcast syndication.