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Beyond the Box ? CASBAA Convention 2014

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MUMBAI: CASBAA?s highly anticipated annual multichannel TV industry convention will take place from October 27-30, 2014 at the Grand Hyatt Hong Kong. A popular stop on the Asia Pacific broadcasting calendar, this year?s event will explore the theme ?Beyond the Box.?

Reflecting the evolution of the television industry, this year?s CASBAA Convention theme looks at what the future holds for broadcasting ? while never losing sight of the core business of linear TV.

?At its most basic level, ?the box? refers to the traditional television set that sits in the living room ? or, more likely today, is mounted on a wall,? said Christopher Slaughter, CEO, CASBAA. ?Linear TV is still a major industry driver in the Asia Pacific, but we are seeing the proliferation of new technologies and new platforms that are providing consumers with innovative viewing options ?beyond the box.?

?In order to take advantage of these new opportunities, it is imperative to explore different business models and strategies that will encompass these alternate revenue streams,? added Slaughter. ?In short, it is time to start thinking outside of the box!?

Key topics to be covered at the major sessions during the convention will include developments in over-the-top (OTT) TV services, opportunities for members in the mobile broadcasting space, as well as ultra-high-definition ?4K? television, and innovation in transmission and broadcast technology and its implications for the industry. Sports issues ? including rights, exclusivity and licensing ? and broadcast news will also be major subjects explored at this year?s event.

On hand to tackle these issues will be a world class roster of respected industry thought leaders including Jon Feltheimer, CEO, Lionsgate; Victor Koo, Chairman & CEO, Youku Tudou; Andrew Rashbass, Chief Executive of Reuters, Thomson Reuters; Tom Mockridge, CEO, Virgin Media; Peter Limbourg, Director General, Duetsche Welle; Barry Cupples, Global CEO, Investment, OMG; David Haslingden, CEO, NHNZ; Jim Samples, President, International, Scripps; Sam Blackman, CEO, Elemental Technologies; Dr. Justin Chuang, VP & Group Director, Communications Technologies Group, ASTRI; and, many others.

Outside the Main Ballroom of the Grand Hyatt, where plenary sessions take place, there will be plenty of opportunities for members and delegates to get together at the newly revamped exhibition space which will feature display booths and networking lounges.

Sponsors for the CASBAA Convention 2014 include ABS, APT Satellite, ARRIS, AsiaSat, Australia News Channel, Bloomberg, Conax, Deutsche Welle, Elemental Technologies, FRANCE 24, InvestHK, Irdeto, ITV, MEASAT, now TV, Playboy Plus Entertainment, PwC, SES, Time Warner, TrueVisions and TV5MONDE.

For further information about the CASBAA Convention 2014, please visit www.casbaaconvention.com.

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