Interactive Exchange brings together Media Powers

Posted by Rob Lewis

The Interactive Exchange (IN09) is taking place later this month in Toronto and their opening media power panel features some heavy hitters. Jonathan Lister, Managing Director at Google Canada, Stephan Argent, VP Digital Media at CTV, Claude Galipeau, SVP, Digital Media at Rogers, and Jeffrey Elliot co-CEO of BiteTV who will discuss the shifting market and the evolution of interactive digital media business models.

IN09 will also feature two interactive debates on the future of interactive media in Canada with panels that include the CBC's Richard Stursburg, journalist and blogger, Ivor Tossell, and b5media CEO Jeremy Wright.

As traditional broadcasters reel from the downturn in advertising revenue, the CRTC is re-visiting regulation of New Media – a sector that continues to grow despite the global recession. Discussion will touch upon new media broadcasting, net neutrality and strategies key to creating globally competitive companies in the digital media space.

In additon, several emerging digital entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to present their product and company on stage at IN09 via the IN the Spotlight program. The presenting lineup includes HitGrab's Joel Auge - a recent Facebook fbFund Grant winner for MouseHunt.

IN09 takes from March 17-19th the Carlu in downtown Toronto - register online.

Company:
Google
Website:
http://www.google.com
Location:
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful. As a first step to fulfilling that mission, Google's founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin developed a new approach to online search that took root in a Stanford University dorm room and quickly spread to information seekers around the globe. Google is now widely recognized as the world's largest search engine --... more

Company:
b5media Inc.
Website:
http://www.b5media.com/
Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

b5media is a global new media network featuring more than 255 blogs on a wide variety of subjects ranging from entertainment and news to technology and sports. With content written by passionate people and dedicated Channel Editors from all over the world, the Toronto-based company’s blogs attract more than eight million unique visitors a month. more

Company:
Interactive Ontario
Website:
http://www.interactiveontario.com
Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

io is a not-for-profit industry trade organization committed to the growth of the Ontario interactive digital content industry. To this end "io" is an industry advocate within Ontario and nationally as a founding member of the Canadian Interactive Alliance /Alliance interactive canadienne (CIAIC). To facilitate connections between businesses and stimulate industry growth "io" organizes numerous events throughout... more

Company:
HitGrab Inc.
Website:
http://www.hitgrab.com
Location:
Burlington, Ontario, Canada

HitGrab Inc. is a premier social game development company. We build highly engaging social games, consult on social network monetization and provide training on "how to market online". We love teaming up with great partners to offer turn-key solutions to their clients. If you're looking for a social network solution, let us consult and build it for you. Contact us at theteam [at] hitgrab [dot] com or call... more


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Rob Lewis

Rob Lewis

Rob is the President of Techvibes Media and Editor-in-Chief of Techvibes.com.  His diverse background includes stints in International Trade Finance, Web Development, and Enterprise Software and he is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, British Columbia Institute of Technology, and Simon Fraser University. When not running Canada's leading technology media property, Rob can be... more




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