OTT Channels Conf 1


July 17, 2018

10:30 am - 3:30 pm


Entertainment Merchants Association (EMA) presents its inaugural Over-The-Top (OTT) Channels conference, a day of research presentations, sessions with Industry thought leaders, and an exploration of the opportunities in subscription and ad-supported video on demand.

 

Conference Chairman Erick Opeka, Executive Vice President of Digital Networks at Cinedigm Corp., is assembling an expert lineup of speakers and panelists who will be addressing such issues as:

 

KEYNOTE PANEL - OTT 2022: PROGNOSTICATING THE FUTURE

With massive media consolidation, emergent business models, and rapidly shifting behavior, the future of the digital entertainment landscape is difficult to forecast. We’ve assembled a panel of divergent viewpoints from varying corners of the Industry to share their insights and predictions on the effects of consolidation, cord-cutting, rising new business models, and more.

 

BIG NICHE: ENTHUSIAST NETWORKS AND BIG MEDIA

With consumers rapidly adopting OTT channels that cater to their unique passions, it has never been a rosier time for enthusiast-centered OTT services. In this panel, we will gather top executives from studios and networks to discuss their portfolio of brands and approach to the market.

 

ONE-ON-ONE WITH AN INDUSTRY LEADER

In this one-on-one conversation, we will sit down with a C-Level executive to discuss the philosophies for success in a ruthlessly competitive marketplace, and the prospects for the ad-supported premium content sector, among other topics.

 

LINEAR IS DEAD: LONG LIVE DIGITAL LINEAR

From Cheddar, Newsy, and Tastemade to TYT, digital first linear networks are one of the hottest new business models in the OTT sector. In this panel, we take a close look at this fascinating and quickly evolving arena and its effect on the traditional networks businesses, monetization and audience challenges, opportunities, and more.

 

THE NUMBERS: CRITICAL OTT BUSINESS METRICS FOR GROWTH

Launching a service has never been easier, but growing and scaling one requires deft attention to critical KPIs in customer acquisition, engagement, monetization, content, and more. Our diverse panel of experts share their insights about the key metrics OTT operators need to measure and interpret in order to gain a competitive edge.


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Registration is now open!


EMA’s OTT Channels, which includes lunch, is free for EMA members and just $395 for nonmembers.

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