Media & Entertainment at #MWCA18

As the pulse to all things media , entertainment, and content, Los Angeles offers the ideal platform for MWC Americas to dive into the intersection of mobile with this vibrant industry. Learn more and meet all of the right professionals in the mobile, media, & entertainment spaces – only at #MWCA18.

In the US alone, the Media & Entertainment industry is valued at $703 billion, and expected to hit $804 billion by 2021 (PWC). With half of the world’s population owning a smartphone and that number set reach 5.9 billion by 2025, or 71% of the world’s population, connecting with your customers has never been more pertinent (Source: GSMAi, Mobile Economy 2018).

Costs of production and the reach of distribution, means mobile is fundamental to media, content and entertainment engagement. While the change has been constant, the biggest transformations in entertainment and media are yet to come.

Thought-Leadership at a Glance

8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. HRTS Spotlight Breakfast Presented by A+E Networks – How Diversity Drives Innovation 
(Partner Program: HRTS)
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Media & Entertainment Conference: Partnership, Distribution and Monetization

  • Distribution in a Digital Era
  • Evolving Content Partnerships
  • Monetizing Content, Media & Entertainment
  • Original Content Strategies

9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Sports & Entertainment Summit (Partner Program: Foxrock Partners)
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m Keynote 4: Connecting Content
1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Latin American Media & Convergent Services Summit
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Media & Entertainment Conference: Live

  • Experiencing Live Events: Business Models
  • Experiencing Live Events: Tech
  • Stadiums of the Future
  • Future of Entertainment
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Keynote 5: Media & Entertainment
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. App Marketing Imagination Delivers Future Fortunes (Partner Program: The Mobile Growth House)

Gain Insights from Industry Experts

  • Rick Fox, Entrepreneur, Actor and Former LA Laker
  • David Christopher, President AT&T Mobility & Entertainment
  • Dan Beckerman, President & CEO, AEG
  • Dave Finocchio, CEO & Co-Founder, Bleacher Report
  • Fred Santarpia, Chief Digital Officer, Condé Nast
  • Richard Plepler, Chairman & CEO, HBO
  • Kelly Cheesman, COO, LA Kings
  • Christine Pantoya, SVP, Global Head of Mobile & Direct-to-Consumer, NBA
  • Molly Battin, EVP, Global Chief Communications & Corporate Marketing Officer, Turner
  • John Curbishley, SVP, Distribution Strategy, Viacom

Explore Innovation through Sponsors and Exhibitors

  • 3i Inc.
  • Arm
  • Arvizio
  • CSG
  • Global Aiptek Corp.
  • Infomark
  • NBC Universal
  • US Karaoke
  • Veuhub Inc.

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