|[February 21, 2013]
Record Numbers for TV Connect Industry Awards as Shortlist is Announced
LONDON --(Business Wire)--
Submissions for the TV
Connect Industry Awards 2013 have reached record numbers again this
year. The TV Connect Industry Awards are the most prestigious awards in
the connected entertainment space and they celebrate the wide range of
innovation, excellence and achievement in the industry. The shortlist
has now been announced and features many top brand names from across the
globe nominated for the accolades.
Now in its seventh year, the 2013 TV Connect Industry Awards will be
judged by an influential panel of senior and expert individuals,
including cable and telecom operators and independent experts, who
represent an impressive cross section of the industry.
"The awards are a great acknowledgement of all of the hard work and
dedication from those working in the sector," said Gavin Whitechurch,
Executive Director at Informa (News - Alert) Telecoms & Media. "In this expanding
industry space, business models, services and applications are all
evolving rapidly. It's important that we recognise the market's
innovators - not only to celebrate their success with them, but also to
take stock of what we can all learn from their leadership."
Part of TV
Connect, the awards ceremony will take place at One Mayfair, London,
on Wednesday 20 March 2013.
During the gala ceremony Bob Zitter, EVP and CTO of Home Box (News - Alert) Office
(HBO), will be presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award for his
efforts as a technology leader and innovator throughout the history of
HBO and within the industry. Zitter is taking part in the TV Connect
conference agenda, keynoting on Day Three (Thursday 21 March).
The TV Connect conference and exhibition will be held at the Olympia
Exhibition Centre, London on 19 - 21 March 2013. To view the full event
programme and register for TV Connect, please visit http://www.tvconnectevent.com/.
Alternatively, keep up to date with the event on Twitter (News - Alert) @tvconnectevent
or by using #tvconnect.
To see the complete shortlist for the TV Connect Industry Awards visit www.tvconnectawards.com/2013_shortlist.
About TV Connect
Formerly known as IP&TV World Forum, TV Connect is part of the TV
Connect World Series and provides a unique opportunity to meet and
network with the global connected entertainment community. The event
continues to have a truly global reach attracting senior level
executives from all 6 continents, with 2012's event having 83 countries
For further information please go to http://www.tvconnectevent.com/.
About Informa Telecoms & Media (News - Alert)
Informa Telecoms & Media (www.informatandm.com)
is the leading provider of business intelligence and strategic services
to the global telecoms and media markets. Driven by constant first-hand
contact with the industry, its 90 analysts and researchers produce a
range of intelligence services including news and analytical products,
in depth market reports and datasets focussed on technology, strategy
and content. Informa Telecoms & Media also organises 125 global annual
events, attended by more than 70,000 executives worldwide.
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