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Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Michael Driscoll
JD Events

CCW Expands Broadcasting and Cable Offerings for All 2013 Attendees

Fifty New Sessions, Hundreds of Exhibits and Free Training Workshops Offer Extraordinary Value to Attendees

TRUMBULL, CT – (October 15, 2013) – Content and Communications World (CCW) is proud to announce the expansion of offerings dedicated to media and entertainment technology at its event set to take place November 13-14 in New York City. CCW will once again provide its world-class panel discussions (“Super Sessions”) for full conference attendees, and more than 50 sessions will take place in three theaters in the exhibit hall. Each theater features an informative collection of complimentary 30-minute talks on issues important to one segment of the industry.

One of three, the Broadcast and Beyond Theater, will host a series of topics designed specifically for professionals in the broadcasting and cable industry, focused on the latest technological advances and emerging trends impacting production, workflow and delivery.

Led by influential leaders in the industry, all CCW attendees will have access to the latest information on topics that are critical to the advancement of the industry, such as in studio production challenges facing content creators, advancements in wireless display connectivity and up-and-coming technologies used for remote sports production.

Super Sessions at the event will provide an in-depth and informative look at issues and topics important to this segment, such as delivering better HD today, the next generation of content distribution and the practical issues and technical realities for 4K implementation.

“CCW continues to be the industry’s leading show which is why ATSC 3.0, the next generation over-the-air broadcast television system, will be presented at this year’s conference.” said Jim Kutzner, PBS Senior Director Advanced Technology and Chairman of the ATSC’s Technology Group 3. “Being able to leverage the platform CCW provides to showcase this cutting-edge technology to industry leaders and experts alike helps all of us stay at the forefront of design and innovation.”

With thousands of exhibitors and attendees under one roof, CCW offers a platform to explore new technologies, best practices and innovative tools professionals can utilize to advance their professional interests and the industry as a whole. Helping to accomplish these objectives is an impressive line-up of expert speakers from the industry. Theater session speakers include Clyde Smith, SVP New Technology, Fox Network, Marcy Lefkovits, Director of News Production at ABC and Jon Solomon, Senior Engineering Project Manager at WWE. The 2013 exhibit hall will showcase more than 300 industry-leading companies and their latest innovations.

"CCW has become a great chance for us to connect with customers at an east coast event,” said David Cohen, Director of Marketing Communications at Miranda Technologies. “The show's growth and commitment to adding new educational tracks and opportunities for sponsors to present unique solutions indicates they understand what broadcasters and suppliers are looking for."

In addition to Broadcast and Beyond, CCW attendees have complete, free access to two other theaters, the Streaming Media theater and the Production + Post theater. 2013 CCW attendees can access over 50 total sessions (full conference attendees may also attend eight Super Sessions), over 300 exhibits and unmatched networking opportunities with an expected audience of more than 6,000. A full list of all sessions, sortable by date, time and location can be found here.

For more information, visit www.ccwexpo.com or contact Michael Driscoll, CCW Event Director at 203-371-6322 x204 or mdriscoll@jdevents.com.

About Content & Communications World (CCW)

CCW (Content & Communications World brings together more than 6,000 attendees and 300 exhibiting companies in media, entertainment and communications technology. Participants have an unmatched opportunity to interact with the latest products, explore technological innovations firsthand, and hear from experts who shape the industry at every stage of content creation, management and delivery. CCW features HD World, SATCON and the Production + Post Conference. For more information, visit www.ccwexpo.com.