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20-22 April 2015 Prague, Czech Republic

4/20/2015 to 4/22/2015
When: 4/20/2015
Where: Prague
Czech Republic

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20-22 April 2015
Prague, Czech Republic
#APEXMarket

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The industry's most comprehensive conference for connecting content buyers and sellers is back...but this year we're bigger and better! In addition to the compelling featured TV content, conference goers will also experience the newest movies, games, GUIs, audio and apps specifically suited for buyers' needs! 

  • In addition to the sold-out 40 TV/Short Subject appointment booths, there is a large non-appointment area for buyers to connect with latest from movie distributors, game suppliers, GUI creators, audio providers and app developers. 
      
  • The famous MultiMedia Quiz at the exclusive Municipal House in Prague.
     
  • The future of inflight entertainment - Take a deep dive into the latest in future trends and hot button issues facing content buyers and sellers during the education sessions.
     
  • Buyers can choose to have an appointment schedule to visit with the latest in TV/short subject programmers, or come to visit with the non-appointment booths for the latest offerings.
  • Whether you are new to APEX or a lifelong member, you will strengthen relationships at this intimate event dedicated to enhancing global inflight entertainment.

 

Exhibitors

Click here to secure exhibit space. Limited non-appointment booths are available!

Appointment Booths
ABC Commercial
APT Worldwide / American Public Television
Arte France
BBC Worldwide
Beyond Distribution
Bloomberg Media
BreakAway International Media
CBS Studios International
Deutsche Welle
Digital Rights Group (DRG)
Discovery Communications
Disney Studios Non-Theatrical
Eagle Vision
Encore Inflight Limited
Entertainment in Motion
Entertainment One
EuroArts Music International
Euronews
Fairdeal Multimedia
Flame Distribution
Fox International Channels Content Sales
FremantleMedia Ltd.
HBO
IMG Media
Just for Laughs
Library Media Solutions
Monster Entertainment Ltd.
Off the Fence
Pilot Film & TV Productions Ltd.
Pitch International
RAI COM
Sky Vision
Sony Pictures Releasing
Terry Steiner International 
The Television Syndication Company
Tricon Film & Television
Turner Inflight Services
TV5Monde
Twentieth Century Fox
Warner Bros. Pictures

Non-Appointment Booths
Arcadia Entertainment
Artedis
BBC World News
Cote Quest Audiovisuel
Entertainment in Motion
Eros International Media Ltd.
Lagardere Entertainment Rights
Mediatoon Distribution
My Zen TV
Panasonic Avionics Corporation
Paramount Pictures
Shoreline Entertainment
Skeye
Sony Pictures Releasing
Twofour

 

Agenda

Sunday 19 April 2015
Event Set/Load in for exhibitors
Evening at leisure

Monday 20 April 2015
09:00 – 17:30 | Appointments 
11:00 – 11:15 | Morning Break 
Break sponsored by: WARNER BROS.
12:55 – 14:15 | Lunch 
15:35 – 15:50 | Afternoon Break
Break sponsored by: BREAKAWAY INTERNATIONAL MEDIA
Evening at leisure

Tuesday 21 April 2015
09:00 – 17:30 | Appointments  
11:00 – 11:15 | Morning Break
Break sponsored by: DISNEY STUDIOS NON-THEATRICAL
12:55 – 14:15 | Lunch
15:35 – 15:50 | Afternoon Break
Break sponsored by: ENCORE INFLIGHT LIMITED
19:00 – 22:00 | Networking Event & MultiMedia Market Quiz
Networking event sponsored by: PANASONIC
Quiz sponsored by: PARAMOUNT PICTURES

Wednesday 22 April 2015
09:30-17:00 | Educational Sessions

Location & Hotel Information

The market will be taking place at Forum Karlin. Attendees are invited to stay at the APEX host hotel:

Penta Hotel
Sokolovská 112/56
186 00 Praha 8-Karlín
Czech Republic

€99 per night (inclusive VAT, WiFi and breakfast; single occupancy)
Reservations by phone +420 222 332 845 or web
Reservation cut-off date is Friday, 27 March 2015.

Any reservations received after the cut-off date will be accepted at the group rate based on availability. Attendees will be individually responsible for payment of their own room, tax and incidentals. Cancellation of individual reservations shall be accepted by the hotel, without penalty, up to 72 hours prior to arrival date.  

 

Educational Agenda

09:30 – 09:40 | Welcome & Introduction
Alfy Veretto – APEX President; Virgin America

09:40 – 10:10 | Opening Keynote Address: Now Streaming 

10:10 – 10:40 | Access to Audio: Music, Books & More

10:40 – 11:00    Break
Break sponsored by: ENTERTAINMENT IN MOTION

11:00 – 11:30 | Other Passenger Experience: Developments & Trends for Live Information Service & Entertainment to Passengers
Based on Volo's hands-on experience of delivering infotainment systems to the public on trains, this presentation shows what the industry is considering for the future and currently delivering. The presentation is also  a checklist of what must be considered before thinking about any live information service be that passenger information during delays  all the way through to video on demand services on trains. 
Presented by: Paul Soor – Managing Director, Volo TV

11:30 – 12:15 | I Want My Live TV!

12:15 – 13:15 | Lunch

13:15 – 13:45 | GUI Design for a More Accessible IFE Experience
There are a number of technologies that will ease the flying experience for disabled passengers including closed captioning for the hearing impaired and descriptive text to assist the visually impaired. What are some examples of how these technologies are showcased in the industry to address the needs of disabled passengers? This session will address Air Canada’s solution for a more accessible IFE solution.
Presented by: Éric Lauzon – Manager, In-flight Entertainment, Air Canada

13:45 – 14:15 | Beyond Second Screen – Embracing the PED
The proliferation of personal electronic devices is rapidly changing the way we perceive in-flight entertainment. Today’s embedded IFEC systems are designed to facilitate and enable unique onboard experiences by harnessing the power of connectivity, onboard content and passengers’ own electronic devices. But it’s more than just second screen content.  This session will examine the ways IFEC vendors and airlines are embracing passenger devices and creating a wealth of new opportunities for personalization, seamless travel experiences, advertising, secure payment, and an enhanced passenger-airline relationship.
Presented by: Neil James – Executive Director, Corporate Sales & Product Management, Panasonic Avionics Corporation

14:15 – 14:45 | Branding Strategies: 4 Things for Brands to Consider in a Fast Changing World
The commercial landscape is changing faster than ever before and brands need to evolve quickly just to keep up. In the digital age, the old rules and conventions no longer apply. All brands must constantly reappraise how they interact and engage with their audiences, across a growing number of channels and touch points. Using diverse examples from a range of sectors, Peter will identify four crucial themes which every airport or airline brand should consider when looking to the future of customer relationships.
Presented by: Peter Knapp – Global Creative Officer, Landor

14:45 – 15:05 | Break

15:05 – 15:35 | Content Purchasing & Programming Trends
Take a look at what programming is hot now and quickly gaining popularity. Explore trends in content consumption on the ground and what the means for inflight. Airlines are incorporating new forms of content to their IFE systems such as TEDTalks, Internet content, local film festivals and more.

15:35 – 16:05 | The Future of TV
Explore the future of TV considering a number of factors including the vast availability of connectivity, prevalence of viewing on the go and on demand, social engagement and digital disruption. How can companies exceed consumer expectations by utilizing and accepting new digital experiences and platforms.

16:05 – 16:30 | Closing Keynote Address





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