KOREA MEDIA AND CONTENT MARKET USA 2010 (KMCM) WILL CO-LOCATE WITH
INAUGURAL LA MOBILE ENTERTAINMENT SUMMITTM
Event Sponsored by KOTRA (Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency) Scheduled
for December 8th in Universal City, CA
(Los Angeles, CA and New Milford, CT; December 3, 2010) -- Unicomm, a leading event management company and The Bob Dowling Group today announced that KMCM USA 2010, a Korean government-supported trade show will co-locate on Wednesday, December 8th with the inaugural LA Mobile Entertainment Summit™, scheduled for Tuesday-Wednesday, December 7-8 at the Sheraton Universal Hotel in Universal City, CA.
Sponsored by the non-profit Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) KMCM will provide conference attendees with business matching opportunities in licensing, outsourcing, distribution and co-production with leading Korean companies from Animation, and Character Licensing industries. This year KMCM USA decided to join with the LA Mobile Entertainment Summit (www.lamobilesummit.net) in an effort to expand its business fields into digital media contents such as mobile, IPTV, and cable TV contents. Koreans broadcast officials from TVK, SBS, MBC, KBS and mobile content manager from Samsung are among those who will be attending.
"Korea is the United States' seventh largest trading partner," said John Golicz, President and CEO of Unicomm, “and we are delighted to offer attendees the opportunity to meet and engage with entertainment and electronics industry leaders from this vital and growing market."
"Changes in the digital content industries are rapidly taking place," said Won-Sok Yun, Director General at LA KOTRA, "and we hope KMCM's participation in the LA Mobile Entertainment Summit will allow all parties an opportunity to engage and dialogue about how best to address the unprecedented challenges in this new era for digital content industries."
The lineup of keynotes for the LA Mobile Entertainment Summit™ includes Peter Guber, Chairman and CEO of Mandalay Entertainment; John Kosner, Senior Vice President & General Manager of ESPN Digital Media; David Hill, Chairman & CEO of Fox Sports Television Group; Tim Kring, Executive Producer of Heroes and Tim Kring's Conspiracy For Good, and Brian Seth Hurst, CEO of Opportunity Management Company.
“Our impressive lineup of keynotes and speakers establishes our footprint in the mobile space,” said John Golicz, President and CEO of Unicomm. “Just as we’ve accomplished in the 3D sector with the 3D Entertainment Summit™ and the 3D Gaming Summit™, our goal is to be the thought-leader in the mobile entertainment landscape.”
Official Sponsors of the LA Mobile Entertainment Summit™ include The Weather Channel, ESPN, Mocospace, GetJar, Millenial Media, Webtrends, Flycell, Apptera, Waterfall Mobile, Ericsson and AUGME Technologies, Urban Airship, [x] cube labs, Rovi, Extreme Labs, DTS and Animation Development Company. Industry and media partners include Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), Mobilized TV, Fierce Mobile Content, Fierce Wireless, Fierce Developer, Mashable, Mobile Monday LA, Interactive Television Alliance, Screen Digest, ReadWriteWeb, Interpret, LLC , UCLA, School of Management, Parks & Associates, Gamerlive.tv and others.
Additional event supporters include The Mobile Excellence Awards, the most influential and coveted awards program in the industry, honoring the best of the best in mobile entertainment, technology, marketing and media. The MEA take place on Monday, December 6th, 2010 at the Legendary Paramount Studios. More information on the Mobile Excellence Awards can be found at http://www.mobilexawards.com”
For more information about speaking submissions, exhibiting, and sponsor opportunities, please visit: www.lamobilesummit.com or contact Gloria Lombardo, Sales Director, Mobile Entertainment Group at 203-878-2577 (x105) or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Unicomm LLC is an independent business-to-business communications company specializing in originating and managing world class trade shows and conferences in underserved and nascent markets. Founded in 1998 in Milford, CT, Unicomm enjoys an impressive track record of dozens of successful show launches and hundreds of event productions. Unicomm’s properties include the 3D Entertainment Summit™ and the 3D Gaming Summit™, both presented in association with Variety; the Los Angeles Times Travel & Adventure Show; the Adventures in Travel Expo in New York, Chicago, Washington, D.C. and Seattle, and the Green Travel Summit. For more information: www.unicomm.org.
The Bob Dowling Group - For 17 years through 2007, Bob Dowling was editor-in-chief and publisher of The Hollywood Reporter and president of the VNU Business Media Film and Performing Arts Group. During Dowling's tenure, The Reporter launched numerous new products, including the HollywoodReporter.com Web site, e-mail edition, weekly edition, THR East, Literary Hollywood, Festival de Cannes dailies and the Oscar Screening Guide, as well as many annual events such as the Women in Entertainment Power 100 stand-alone issue and its related breakfast event, the Next Generation ranking of prominent young executives, the Film and TV Music Conference and the reorganized Key Art Awards. Dowling recently started his own information and consulting firm, the Bob Dowling Group, to serve clients looking to navigate the converging worlds of entertainment and technology.
Variety - Variety is the leading publication for business entertainment news, recognized and respected throughout the world of show business. The Variety Group – Daily Variety, Daily Variety Gotham, Weekly Variety and Variety.com – are all owned by Reed Business Information (RBI), the largest business publisher in the U.S. RBI is a member of the Reed Elsevier Group plc (NYSE: RUK and ENL).
The 3D Entertainment SummitTM in association with Variety is the definitive conference devoted to examining and analyzing the burgeoning confluence of 3D and entertainment. The event attracts over 800 attendees representing a “who’s who” in 3D from top brands and all aspects of the entertainment community, draws international media coverage and boasts industry-leading sponsors. For more information on the event, please visit: www.3d-summit.com
The 3D Gaming SummitTM in association with Variety, the most recent addition to the entertainment industry series of events produced by The Bob Dowling Group and Unicomm, LLC, featured an all-star speaker roster of industry leaders this past April. Keynotes included producer Jon Landau (Avatar), director Paul W.S. Anderson (Resident Evil), and executives Phil Eisler (NVIDIA) and Josh Greer (RealD). For more information: www.3dgamingsummit.com