Archive for June, 2013

CE Week Partners  With The City of New York to Showcase Exciting NYC Startups at CE Week Line  Shows and Exhibits

NYCEDC, NYC Digital, New York Angels, and NY Tech Meetup To  Participate in CE Week 2013

New York, NY – June 18,  2013 – CE Week, the consumer electronics and technology industry’s  annual mid-year event, today announced several new partnerships to support New  York City’s innovative tech subsectors and bring local up-and-coming startups  to CE Week Line Shows and Exhibits. The 2013 CE Week Line Shows and Exhibits  are scheduled for June 26-27 at the Metropolitan Pavilion and Altman Building  in New York City. This event is the official show headquarters of a weeklong  series of CE technology events taking place in the city during the course of CE  Week, June 24-28.

“The technology sector in New York City is an increasingly  important aspect of the economic well-being and future outlook of our City,”  said New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) Executive Director  Kyle Kimball.  “The partnership between CE Week and NYCEDC will provide  programming that will help foster this sector in order to further cultivate a  booming environment for technology.”

As part  of NYCEDC’s efforts to support New York City’s booming technology sector,  NYCEDC has planned a two-day exhibit, panel, pitch night, and keynote to take  place during CE Week. Highlights from the programming include:

NYC Startup Pavilion:  Wednesday, June 26 – Thursday June 27 | Altman Building, Gallery   Find  out what’s next in the CE world by meeting 20 exciting up-and-coming startups  representing a wide-range of NYC’s industry verticals.

The Digital Health Summit: Wednesday,  June 26, 11:30 a.m. | Metropolitan  Pavilion, 4th Floor   Kyle  Kimball, Executive Director of NYCEDC, will kick-off the Digital Health Summit.  With Mayor Bloomberg committed to improving the health and wellness of all New  Yorkers, Kimball will discuss the core digital health technologies that are  addressing the challenges facing New York.

The Consumer  Revisited: Wednesday, June 26,  4:45-5:30 p.m. | Metropolitan  Pavilion, 2nd Floor   Hear representatives from NYC-based businesses Grand St.,  Skillshare and Artsicle discuss the changing relationship between producers and  consumers in media, the arts and consumer electronics. These marketplaces are  giving consumers – and the businesses that aim to reach them – new options for  tuning in, learning and buying. Lauren Goode of All Things D will moderate.

New York’s Next Top Makers Pitch  Night: Wednesday, June 26, 7-8 p.m. | Metropolitan Pavilion, 2nd Floor   Six  finalists from NYCEDC’s New York’s Next Top Makers competition  will pitch their products on stage before a live audience. A panel of New York  Angels investors comprised of Chairman Brian Cohen and Directors Larry  Richenstein and Mark Schneider will select one winner to be awarded a  free booth at the 2014 International CES. Jessica Lawrence, Executive Director  of NY Tech  Meetup, will serve as the evening’s emcee.
Keynote: Thursday, June 27, 9 – 9:45 a.m. | Metropolitan Pavilion, 2nd Floor   Ayah Bdeir, CEO and Founder of littleBits, which offers an  open source library of modular electronics, will discuss “Making in NYC.”

NYC  Digital will sponsor the “Made in NY” Lounge to promote the city’s recently  launched campaign, “We Are Made in NY”, an initiative  which aims to support the local tech scene by providing resources and programs  that help startups grow, highlighting job openings at tech  startups, and helping to introduce “novices” to the growing industry. The  “Made in NY” Lounge will be located in the NYC Startup Pavilion at the Altman  Building Gallery, June 26-27.

The New York Angels will be holding its (private) monthly  investment breakfast at CE Week on Wednesday, June 26 from 8– 11 a.m.

To  register for CE Week visit Join in on the CE  Week conversation by tweeting using the hashtag #CEWeek.

About CE Week CE Week, a  trade-only event, is the consumer electronics (CE) industry’s weeklong,  citywide event in New York City. The official mid-year conference and new  technology showcase includes the event headquarters, CE Week Line Shows and  Exhibits, which is the site of CE Week’s largest exhibition hall and conference  program. CE Week is organized in association with the Consumer Electronics  Association (CEA)®, along with Martin Porter Associates and Consumer  Technology Publishing Group/NAPCO, publisher of Dealerscope, Technology Integrator  and Tell Magazines.

About  NYCEDC New York City Economic  Development Corporation is the City’s primary vehicle for promoting  economic growth in each of the five boroughs. NYCEDC’s mission is to stimulate  growth through expansion and redevelopment programs that encourage investment,  generate prosperity and strengthen the City’s competitive position. NYCEDC  serves as an advocate to the business community by building relationships with  companies that allow them to take advantage of New York City’s many  opportunities. Find us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter,  or visit our blog to  learn more about NYCEDC projects and initiatives.

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Digital Video Expo East 2013

Digital Video Expo East 2013
June 19, 2013
Metropolitan Pavilion | New York, NYDigital Video Expo East returns to New York with more exhibitors and content than ever! DV Expo East is quickly becoming the premier destination for content creation professionals to explore the latest technologies, learn from world-class professionals and connect with peers who share the same passion.

This year’s show features an exhibit hall, networking opportunities and free Center Stage sessions featuring case studies, panel discussions, and tips and tricks from the pros.

Access to the exhibit hall and Center Stage sessions is free if you register online in advance.

New for 2013! DV Expo East co-locates with Broadcasting & Cable and TV Technology’s Sports Business Technology Summit (requires separate paid registration). The Sports Business Technology Summit features keynote speaker Mark Lazarus, Chairman, NBC Sports Group as well as panel discussions.


Cloud Computing and Big Data, will converge in New York City at 12th Cloud Expo – being held June 10-13, 2013, at the Javits Center in New York, NY.

As at every Cloud Expo, we are offering in New York City a vast selection of technical and strategic breakout sessions, General Sessions, Industry Keynotes, our signature discussion “Power Panels” and a bustling Expo floor complete with two busy Demo Theaters so that as a delegate you can kick the tires of solutions and offerings, and discuss one-on-one with all the leading Cloud and Big Data players what they are offering and how to make use of it in your particular situation.

Just as Cloud and Big Data solutions will be side by side on the Expo floor, so they are in the conference program. We’re including below a tiny sampler of the breakouts you can look forward to…and if you look at the welter of company logos at the very bottom you’ll get a foretaste of the hundreds of companies in attendance on the Expo floor.