Live, direct and digital: The new broadcast reality

Meliá Castilla, Madrid, Spain

28-29 November 2018 

A Destination Event to Ignite Conversation, Relationships and Action


Sports broadcasting strategists and thinkers, trailblazers and practitioners will converge for two full days of data led presentations, inspiration, interactivity and insight.

Centered around two key themes, Technology and Strategy. The Strategy track hones in on direct-to-consumer services whilst the Technology track puts a spotlight on digital broadcasting solutions and how they can enhance fan experience and drive engagement.

Event organised with the support of the

Key Stats


500+
ATTENDEES

80%
DIRECTOR LEVEL OR ABOVE

60
INFLUENTIAL SPEAKERS

30+
COUNTRIES REPRESENTED

Key Themes


Live, direct and digital: The new broadcast reality

The OTT Summit offers 40 sessions designed for you to hear first-hand from those who are embracing and getting the most from OTT technology.

How social and OTT platforms are changing sports consumption forever

Protecting premium live sports from streaming piracy

How to protect your OTT platform from live broadcast issues

Planning the platform journey: from concept to development to profit

Esports - the blueprint for sports OTT platforms?

Automation: How Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning are revolutionising sports video production and distribution

OTT vs Linear: New ways to package rights for multiple platforms

Reach vs revenue: rethinking broadcast partnership

How to run a cost-effective production and distribution strategy

Speakers


Why Attend?


​Rights Holders:

  • Learn how to generate and grow new income streams
  • Discover how to create an OTT platform suitable for your target audience
  • Hear how the likes of The NBA attracts and retains OTT subscribers
  • Understand how fans are engaging with sports through social and D2C platforms

 

Service Providers:

  • Showcase new technology to rights holders and broadcasters looking for change
  • Have the opportunity to meet over 500 rights holders and broadcasters
  • Learn the opportunities and challenges for broadcasters investing in OTT

 

Broadcasters:

  • Discover the best ways to market, promote and monetise D2C services
  • Learn the best business models for effectively monetising an OTT service
  • Understand how to protect the value of sports rights and tackle the issue of piracy
  • Get first hand insight into the new technology from experts within the OTT ecosystem

Who Attends?


Designed for C-level executives, senior vice presidents, vice presidents, directors, heads of departments, digital executives from international rights holders, broadcasters and service providers.

Red Bull
ATP
Lagardère Sports
Eurosport
La Liga
Google
FC Barcelona
Premier League
Sky
BBC Sport
WTA
NBA

Advisory Board


  • Thierry Pascal

    Senior Vice President, International Media

    PGA Tour

    Carlo De Marchis

    Chief Product and Marketing Officer

    deltatre

    Else Memmi

    Vice President, Global Media Distribution

    NBA

    Luke Boyle

    Senior Vice President, Business Development

    NeuLion

    Fernando Garcia Calvo

    Director, Huawei Video Business

    Huawei

    Mark Parkman

    General Manager

    Olympic Channel

  • Theo Luke

    Director, Sports Partnerships

    Twitter

    Bill Martens

    Managing Director, Europe

    BAMTECH Media

    Tim Orme

    Head of Digital Products

    Formula One

    Simon Trudelle

    Senior Director, Product Marketing

    NAGRA

    Bhavesh Patel

    Chief Digital Officer

    beIN MEDIA GROUP

    Louisa Clark

    Head of Business Development and Broadcast Partnering

    BT Sport

Venue


The Meliá Castilla is considered one of the most emblematic hotels in Madrid, with an appealing blend of perfectly balanced classic and contemporary styles, where peace and urban life are accomplices to delight our guests.

 

The excellent location, a few minutes from Paseo de la Castellana, 15 minutes from Barajas airport, near Chamartín train station and the Real Madrid Santiago Bernabéu football stadium, makes the Meliá Castilla the perfect choice for your visit to Madrid.

Partners


GOLFTV

Official Partner

Sportradar

Official Partner

LaLiga

Official Partner

Deltatre

Official Partner

Eurovision

Official Partner

Disney Streaming Service

Official Partner

NeuLion

Official Partner

Encompass

Official Partner

Nagra

Official Partner

Comcast Technology Solutions

Official Partner

Google Cloud

Official Partner

Exhibitors


Event Supporters


Livewire Sport

Technology Partner

Tellyo

Technology Partner

Getty Images

Media Partner

Digital TV Europe

Media Partner

Advanced Television

Media Partner

Ampere Analysis

Media Partner

IHS Markit

Media Partner

Streaming Video Alliance

Media Partner

CSI

Media Partner

FEED

Media Partner

FeedConstruct

Lanyard Partner

Media Partner

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Contact


Address

3rd Floor, America House
Two America Square
London, EC3N 2LU, United Kingdom

Phone

+44 (0) 20 7549 3250