Networking and connecting people are at the heart of every FIPP event and the 42nd FIPP World Media Congress in Las Vegas is no exception.
Hundreds of colleagues from around the world will be at Planet Hollywood from 12-14 November to learn, to network, and to do business. FIPP has now partnered with Deal Room to make it easy for every delegate attending to organise meetings with colleagues at the Congress through this innovative networking platform.
***Time is now fast running out to join us at the Congress. If you have not signed up yet, you can do so here. This will include access to the Deal Room platform***
Find out below more about how Deal Room works, the people you will meet at the Congress and key times in the event schedule around which you can customise your Congress experience.
The platform increases your networking efficiency and productivity by offering a uniquely streamlined way to pre-book 1-on-1 meetings across the duration of the event.
Once we open access to the platform for delegates (later this week), they can see who is attending, view their profiles and request meetings with them before and during the event.
Once you receive the deal room invitation email you should take some time to build your own profile, clearly stating your objectives at the event, what you offer and who you would like to meet.
There will be a dedicated area in the exhibition for meetings.
Register to attend the Congress to get access to Deal Room from later this week and arrange your meetings for Vegas.
So far, delegates – most of them senior level media execs – from 35 markets have registered for the Congress. They are from:
- Africa: South Africa, Kenya
- Asia: China, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong, Japan, India, Indonesia, Israel, Pakistan, Singapore, Thailand
- Australia: Australia
- Europe: Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Lithuania, Netherlands, Norway, Russia, Serbia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, UK
- North America: Canada, USA
- South America: Argentina, Brazil
The US, our host country, has most delegates at 33 per cent of all delegates, followed by the UK with 14 per cent, Canada with 10 per cent, Japan with seven per cent and Germany with five per cent.
They are from companies such as:
- A: Alfons W. Gentner Verlag, Aller Holding and Aller Media, Ananda Vikatan Publishers, Arnoldo Mondadori Editore, Associated Media, Axel Springer
- B: BAFTA Los Angeles, Barnes & Noble, BBC and BBC Studios, Bonnier Publications, Burda Thailand Burda International Holding and Burda Media Company Russia,
- C: Canadian Aviator Publishing, China Electronic Journals Condé Nast, Craig Newmark J-School at CUNY,
- D: Daily Kashmir Times, Dennis, DestinAsian Media Group, Dow Jones, DriveTribe
- E: Ebner Media Group, Editorial Perfil
- F: Forbes Media, Funke Mediengruppe, Future
- G: Global Views Monthly, GMC Publications, Golf Digest, Google
- H: Hearst, Hearst Shkukev Publishing
- I: Identity Media, IDG, Immediate Media, IMPACT Magazine, Innovation Media Consulting
- J: Japanese Media Publishers Association
- K: Kalmbach Media, King Features, a Division of Hearst, Kodansha, Kono Digital, Kurashi-No-Techno
- L: Na Nacion, Lawrence & Company Growth Advisors, Lonely Planet, Lovatts Media,
- M: Mansueto Ventures, MAREV, Mariah Media, Media Voices, Media24, Meredith Corporation, Microsoft, Mishmash Media, MIT Sloan Management Review, Modern Dog, Mondadori International Business, Monocle, MPA, MTG Media Group
- N: National Geographic Partners, New Portal Media, Newcom Media, NHK Publishing, NYLON
- O: Oaklins DeSilva + Phillips Investment Bank, One Media Group, Otava Group
- P: PA Group, Pacific Rim Magazine, People Matters, Playboy Enterprises, PMC, Politico, Poloriz, PPA, PressReader, Project Syndicate, Purple Grey
- R: Racer X, Radio Free Asia, Reader’s Digest Association Canada, Red Bull, Red Bull Media House, Ringier Group, River Group Content
- S: Schibsted, Shogakun, Sheuisay, Shufu-To-Seikatsusha, SK Gaming, Spainmedia Radio, SPH Magazines, St. Joseph Media
- T: Taboola, Taloustaito, Tecniche Nuove, TFG 360 Media, The New York Times, The Review of Religions, TIME, Toyo Keizai, Trusted Media Brands, Turkuvaz Magazine Group, UPM
- V: VDZ, Verizon Media, Voice of America
- W: Wolters Kluwer (Coneqtia), World Newsmedia Network, Wright’s Media
- Y: YouTube
- Z: Zissor, Zoomin
Don’t miss out on the chance to meet your colleagues at the Congress in Vegas. Time is now running out. If you haven’t done so yet, sign up here.
- 12 November: The Congress starts at 12:30 on Tuesday 12 November with our keynote channel until 6 pm. From 7 pm delegates are invited to attend our opening drinks and award ceremony with UPM.
- 13 November: This is a big content day, with the program breaking into three channels. Programming starts at 9 am on Wednesday 13 November and runs through to 6 pm.
- 14 November: We go back to a single program channel and whisk you around the world, hearing from speakers from the US, Argentina, Brazil, Chinese Taipei, Germany, Japan, South Africa and the UK. There is a strong focus on magazines here, but not necessarily in the format you have come to suspect. The agenda starts at 9 am and we wrap up the Congress at 1 pm.
The expo and meetings areas will be open throughout this time, meaning you can customise your experience around the speakers you would like to see, meetings you have arranged, and general networking as you see fit.
For more, see fippcongress.com.
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