The first-ever ‘TV on Wall Street’ conference will take place Oct. 19 at New York’s Javits Center as part of the two-day (Oct. 18-19) NAB Show New York. It’s aimed at providing”a business perspective on the economic influences driving the evolution of media, including new technologies and investment opportunities.”
NAB Show New York will debut the “TV on Wall Street” program, a one-day conference offering a business perspective on the economic influences driving the evolution of media, including new technologies and investment opportunities. Produced in partnership with S&P Global Market Intelligence and Summit Ridge Group, the conference will be held Thursday, Oct. 19.
Produced by the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), NAB Show New York showcases the best of next-generation technology for media, entertainment and telecommunications professionals and runs Oct. 18-19 at the Javits Convention Center.
Leading media executives, analysts and financiers from a range of industry areas will provide attendees with an in-depth overview of investment implications for video services and shed light on revenue potential for multichannel and content providers in the coming years. The conference sessions will also address the challenges, opportunities and growth potential for online, landline and mobile delivery methods expected to dominate the video space.
The conference will kick off with a keynote conversation with Joe Dorrego, EVP and CFO for FOX Television Stations conducted by John Janedis, managing director of equity research for Jefferies, LLC. Dorrego, who oversees all financial functions for the station group, will address financial factors and industry trends affecting the television business, such as advertising and retransmission consent revenue, changing video consumption behavior, potential new revenue streams, and Wall Street’s perception of the television business.
“NAB Show New York’s proximity to Wall Street and its focus on media and technology uniquely positions the event to provide a deep dive into factors that are impacting business decisions and the financial state of the industry,” said NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith. “This new conference will undoubtedly provide attendees with insight and information they can take to the bank to manage their investments.”
The afternoon keynote will feature Julie Menin, the commissioner of the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment, an agency encompassing the key economic and creative sectors of film, TV, theater, music, advertising, publishing, digital content and real estate as it relates to these industries. In total, these portfolios account for over 305,000 jobs, and an economic output of $104 billion. Menin also oversees NYC Media, the largest municipal broadcasting entity in the country, including five TV Stations and a radio station with a reach of 18 million households in a 50-mile radius. Her keynote talk will focus on media’s role as a powerful economic driver to NYC economy.