Events

2016 Global Events Calendar

First Quarter 2016
Logo Event Name Start End Description City Venue
CES 2016 01/06/16 01/09/16 The world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. www.cesweb.org Las Vegas Caesars Palace
Convergence India 01/20/16 01/22/16 Focuses on new-age technologies and merging business solutions, enabling to enrich the lives of a billion people.  www.convergenceindia.org New Delhi Pragati Maidan
MESA Post-CES Review 01/20/16 01/20/16 A focused review of the key announcements from CES and an in-depth analysis of their likely impact within the European region.  www.mesaeurope.org/events/post-ces-review-uhd-update/ London Ray Dolby Theatre
MESA HITS Data & Analytics 02/09/16 02/10/16 Discusses how new technologies and tools are boosting the success, audience and profitability of film, TV and home entertainment across multiple distribution platforms.  www.mesaeurope.org/events/hits-data-analytics-summit/ London Doubletree Hotel London
NCTC Winter Education Conference 02/15/16 02/16/16 Features two days of educational sessions and exhibits.  www.nctconline.org/index.php/wec16-home Phoenix JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge
Connected TV World Summit 03/16/16 03/17/16 Looks at the technologies and the thinking that will underpin the next phase in television evolution.  https://connectedtvsummit.com London King's Place
MESA Metadata Madness 03/16/16 03/16/16 Discusses how M&E companies are changing the way they define and align the fields of data that will help automate the new creative, production, distribution and business processes.  www.mesalliance.org New York Microsoft Technology Center
CCBN: China Content Broadcasting Network 03/24/16 03/26/16 The largest broadcasting technology and equipment expo in the Asia-Pacific region.  www.ccbn.tv/en/ Beijing China International Exhibition Center
Second Quarter 2016
Logo Event Name Start End Description City Venue
Adaptive Spirit SkiTAM 04/06/16 04/10/16 An exclusive cable industry event that is a premier opportunity to network and expand your business.  www.adaptivespirit.com Vail, Colorado Vail Cascade Resort
NAB Show 2016 04/18/16 04/21/16 Attendees from the M&E and broadcast industries converge in Las Vegas for six days to embrace the immersive experiences reshaping the new reality of media.  www.nabshow.com Las Vegas Las Vegas Convention Center
TV Connect 04/26/16 04/28/16 Brings together a unique mix of leaders in OTT TV, Pay TV, Broadcast, Cable, Broadband and Telco, with leading Technology Providers.  http://tvconnectevent.com London ExCel
DTG Summit 05/12/16 05/12/16 Gathering the finest minds in the industry, from broadcast to manufacturers and retailers, the Summit is an opportunity to debate and tackle key challenges and ensure we continue pushing the industry forward.  http://dtg.org.uk/dtg/summit.html London Kings Place
INTX: Internet and Television Expo 05/16/16 05/18/16 INTX brings together the people, companies and ideas behind the multi-billion dollar digital media and communications marketplace.  https://2016.intxshow.com Boston Boston Convention and Exhibition Center
BCA: Broadcast Asia 05/31/16 06/03/16 Asia’s must-attend international event for the pro-audio, film and broadcasting industry.  http://broadcast-asia.com Singapore Marina Bay Sands
ANGA COM 2016 06/07/16 06/09/16 Europe's leading business platform for broadband operators and content providers.  www.angacom.de/en.html Cologne Koelnmesse Congress Center East
Cable Congress 06/28/16 06/30/16 The leading dedicated event for cable and media industries in Europe.  http://cablecongress.com Warsaw Doubletree Hotel Warsaw
ABTA 06/29/16 07/01/16 ABTA showcases new technologies and content distribution solutions such as video on demand, IPTV and over-the-top platforms (OTT), as well as advertising, satellites and IT.  www.abta2016.com.br/en/ Sao Paulo Transamerica Expo Center
TEPAL 26 06/29/16 06/30/16 A congress of telco, cable, pay TV and OTT service providers from Latin America.  www.tepal.org Panama City Riu Plaza Hotel
Third Quarter 2016
Logo Event Name Start End Description City Venue
NCTC The Independent Show 07/25/16 07/27/16 An essential experience for independent cable operators, combining education, exhibits and networking opportunities in an intimate, family-friendly setting. For many NCTC member operators, this is the only national industry event they will participate in all year.  www.nctconline.org Orlando, Florida Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort
MESA Second Screen Summit Sports 07/27/16 07/27/16 Explores the ways that broadcasters, leagues, teams and brands can analyze and measure the real-time, consumer data being gleaned from a wide range of 2nd screen sports experiences.  www.mesalliance.org New York  
CableLabs Summer Conference 08/07/16 08/10/16 Attended by 500 of the cable and broadband industry's most influential executives, CableLabs is dedicated to pursuing the latest cable and telecommunications innovations. www.cablelabs.com Keystone, Colorado  
MESA Metadata Workshop 09/06/16 09/07/16 Discusses how M&E companies are changing the way they define and align the fields of data that will help automate the new creative, production, distribution and business processes.  www.mesaeurope.org London  
IBC 09/09/16 09/13/16 The premier annual event for professionals engaged in the creation, management and delivery of entertainment and news content worldwide.  www.ibc.org Amsterdam RAI Convention Center
Liberty Global Technology Summit 09/14/16 09/14/16 A forum for Liberty Global  to connect and spark the innovation that will shape the future of its network and products.  www.libertyglobaltechsummit.com Amsterdam Ziggo Dome
SCTE Cable-Tec Expo 09/26/16 09/29/16 Cable-Tec Expo is the industry’s most energizing, technical knowledge exchange of the year.  http://expo.scte.org Philadelphia Pennsylvania Convention Center
 
Fourth Quarter 2016
Logo Event Name Start End Description City Venue
CEATEC 10/05/16 10/08/16 CEATEC JAPAN presents the achievements of advanced IT and electronics to the world, and offering society proposals for new products, services and contents.  www.ceatec.com/en/application/ Chiba, Japan New Otani Hotel Makuhari
SF Music Tech Summit 10/17/16 10/17/16 Brings together visionaries in the evolving music/business/technology ecosystem at the convergence of culture and commerce.  www.sfmusictech.com San Francisco Kabuki Hotel
DTV Central and Eastern Europe 10/25/16 10/26/16 The only event in the region that encompasses the full value chain of the TV delivery.  http://digitaltvcee.com Warsaw Doubletree Hotel Warsaw

Webinars

Rovi provides online webinars and podcasts on a variety of topics to help our customers get the most out of their Rovi products and services.


Integrated Voice Recognition and Activation Technologies

A Recorded Webinar: Presented by FierceCable and featuring Rovi

Voice-controlled interfaces have moved beyond the iPhone and into applications used by the TV video and home automation services of major cable and satellite operators like Dish Network and Comcast. Fast-improving voice control technology allows pay-TV operators to reduce churn by improving the overall customer experience, enabling users to perform control tasks easier and with fewer involved steps.

In this FierceCable webinar, we'll look at some of the advantages to deploying voice recognition and activation technologies.


Using Cloud-Based Technologies to Drive the Media Experience of the Future

A Recorded Webinar: Presented by Rovi featuring Park Associates and Entone  

An opportunity exists for TV service providers to create a seamless cross-platform experience that delivers content with high-quality features and functions that today's consumers are coming to expect as we move from an emulated experience to a truly portable experience. Join us for this comprehensive and complimentary live webinar as we explore the rapid creation and deployment of next-generation entertainment experiences.  

 


Next-Generation Program Guides and User Interfaces by FierceCable

A Recorded Webinar: Presented by FierceCable, IDC and featuring Comcast and Rovi

With the proliferation of content and access on every device imaginable, next gen entertainment discovery solutions are increasingly important.  In this recorded webinar, the presenters focus on the progression of search, guide, and recommendations engines that give users a better way to discover and consume entertainment. You will also learn more about how Fan TV is demonstrating a better way to discover and consume entertainment.


Cutting Through the Clutter: Using Contextual Intelligence to Improve Entertainment Discovery

A Recorded Webinar: Presented by Cablefax, IDC and Rovi

There has never been more video content available to entertain consumers than there is today. But with hundreds of channels and enormous on-demand catalogs to sift through, entertainment providers need to help consumers cut through the clutter to find content. 


Keep Music Listeners Engaged With Track-Level Data and Recommendations

A Recorded Webinar: Presented by Rovi

If you keep giving listeners exactly the music they want to hear next, they're more likely to come back for more. Find out how you can build listener loyalty and encourage consumption with Rovi Music. 


 


Keep Music Listeners Engaged With Track-Level Data and Recommendations

A Recorded Webinar: Presented by Rovi

If you keep giving listeners exactly the music they want to hear next, they're more likely to come back for more. Find out how you can build listener loyalty and encourage consumption with Rovi Music. 


Keep Music Listeners Engaged With Track-Level Data and Recommendations

A Recorded Webinar: Presented by Rovi

If you keep giving listeners exactly the music they want to hear next, they're more likely to come back for more. Find out how you can build listener loyalty and encourage consumption with Rovi Music.