Lead Sponsor

CreateHK

Create Hong Kong (CreateHK) is a dedicated agency set up by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region in June 2009. It is under the Communications and Creative Industries Branch of the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau and dedicated to spearheading the development of creative industries in Hong Kong. Its strategic foci are nurturing talent and facilitating start-ups, exploring markets, and promoting Hong Kong as Asia’s creative capital and fostering a creative atmosphere in the community.
Website: www.createhk.gov.hk

Supported by

The Singapore Exhibitions & Convention Bureau (SECB) is a group of the Singapore Tourism Board that champions the business events industry in Singapore. As the lead government agency for this industry, SECB aims to establish Singapore as a dynamic business events destination where an ecosystem of ideas, people, and technology draws on vibrant knowledge and an extensive network.

Gold Sponsors

Baker McKenzie

We at Baker McKenzie appreciate the challenges of staying innovative and profitable. As the first law firm to provide advice in this practice area, we have amassed a wealth of experience over the past four decades. Working across borders and practice areas, we advise providers and users on technology, outsourcing, data privacy, information management, communications and mobility issues. No other law firm has more experience helping clients navigate the legal and commercial risks on the sourcing, use and provision of technology.

Brightcove

When video is done right, it can have a powerful and lasting effect. Hearts open. Minds change. Creativity thrives. Since 2004, Brightcove has been helping customers discover and experience the incredible power of video through its award-winning technology, empowering organizations in more than 70 countries across the globe to touch audiences in bold and innovative ways.

China Mobile

China Mobile International Limited (CMI) is a wholly-owned subsidiary established by China Mobile to meet the growing demands in the international telecommunication market. Leveraging the strong support from China Mobile, CMI is a trusted partner that provides comprehensive international telecommunication services to international enterprisers, carriers and mobile users.

DocomoDigital

DOCOMO Digital is the international payments business of NTT DOCOMO. We partner with carriers, merchants, OTT services, app stores and payment providers in both developed and emerging markets around the world. We solve the challenges of customer acquisition and retention, regulation, and complexity for our partners with alternative payment methods such as direct carrier billing and digital wallets. With teams based in fifteen countries, we enable our partners to grow their digital services revenues while enhancing the customer experience for their users. Our robust managed services platform and coverage across carriers and the most locally relevant payment methods enable faster time-to-market, especially for streaming, gaming, eCommerce, and productivity application providers. 

For more information, visit www.docomodigital.com or find us on LinkedIn.

France 24

France 24, the international news channel, broadcasts 24/7 to 385 million homes around the world in English, French, Arabic and Spanish. With a weekly audience of 80 million TV viewers across the 5 continents, France 24 is available in Asia in English HD, English and French via AsiaSat 5.

Google

Google’s mission is to organize the world‘s information and make it universally accessible and useful. Since our founding in 1998, Google has grown by leaps and bounds. From offering search in a single language we now offer dozens of products and services—including various forms of advertising and web applications for all kinds of tasks—in scores of languages. And starting from two computer science students in a university dorm room, we now have thousands of employees and offices around the world. A lot has changed since the first Google search engine appeared. But some things haven’t changed: our dedication to our users and our belief in the possibilities of the Internet itself.

Hotstar

Hotstar is India’s largest premium streaming platform with more than 100,000 hours of drama and movies in 9 languages, and coverage of every major global sporting event. It is one of India’s most downloaded apps and has attracted more than 300 million monthly active users. Hotstar has secured top spots on Google Play Store and Apple App Store, and is among most popular apps on both platforms.

Magnite

We’re Magnite, the world’s largest independent sell-side advertising platform that combines Rubicon Project’s programmatic expertise with Telaria’s leadership in CTV. Publishers use our technology to monetize their content across all screens and formats—including desktop, mobile, audio and CTV. And the world’s leading agencies and brands trust our platform to access brand-safe, high-quality ad inventory and execute billions of advertising transactions each month. Anchored in sunny Los Angeles, California, bustling New York, New York and historic London, Magnite has offices across North America, EMEA, LATAM and APAC.

Nielsen

Nielsen Holdings plc (NYSE: NLSN) is a global measurement and data analytics company that provides the most complete and trusted view available of consumers and markets worldwide. Nielsen is divided into two business units. Nielsen Global Media provides media and advertising industries with unbiased and reliable metrics that create a shared understanding of the industry required for markets to function. Nielsen Global Connect provides consumer packaged goods manufacturers and retailers with accurate, actionable information and insights and a complete picture of the complex and changing marketplace that companies need to innovate and grow. Our approach marries proprietary Nielsen data with other data sources to help clients around the world understand what’s happening now, what’s happening next, and how to best act on this knowledge. An S&P 500 company, Nielsen has operations in over 90 countries, covering more than 90% of the world’s population. For more information, visit www.nielsen.com.

PCCW Media

PCCW Media Group is a leading, fully integrated multimedia and entertainment group in Hong Kong, offering pay-TV (Now TV) and OTT entertainment services (Now E and Viu) with original content and premium international and regional branded content, as well as music digital streaming service MOOV.

SpotX

SpotX is the leading video advertising platform shaping digital video and the future of TV globally. With best-in-class technology purpose-built for video, SpotX’s trusted, privacy-compliant solutions enable media owners to monetize content across all screens and streams while providing advertisers with direct access to brand-safe, premium inventory.

TV5MONDE

TV5MONDE is the world’s cultural TV network in French. In Asia-Pacific, TV5MONDE offers 3 live-channels to over 120 million cable, satellite, and IPTV homes. It offers a wide variety of subtitled primetime films and dramas, news, live sports, high-quality documentaries, kids’ programmes, and exciting game shows. TV5MONDE is designed for those who want to watch a different kind of TV content.

TrueVisions

Thailand’s leading pay-TV provider presenting ‘The Omni-Channel’ and delivering greater value through linear TV and the True TV OTT box. Customers enjoy watching our 4K channel and 62 high definition channels among156 channels. TrueVisions provides variety programing and is also the official broadcaster of the English Premier League.

Viaccess-Orca

Viaccess-Orca is a leading global solutions provider of OTT and TV platforms, content protection, and advanced data solutions for a personalized TV experience. The company offers an extensive range of innovative, end-to-end, modular solutions for content delivery, protection, discovery, and monetization. With over 20 years of industry leadership, Viaccess-Orca helps content providers and TV operators shape a smarter and safer TV and OTT experience.

WarnerMedia

WarnerMedia is a leading media and entertainment company that creates and distributes premium and popular content from a diverse array of talented storytellers and journalists to global audiences through its consumer brands including: HBO, HBO Max, Warner Bros., TNT, TBS, truTV, CNN, DC Entertainment, New Line, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Turner Classic Movies and others. The organization also includes Xandr’s suite of advanced advertising solutions designed to help to improve advertising for brands, publishers, and consumers.

Silver Sponsors

Alibaba Cloud

Established in 2009, Alibaba Cloud (www.alibabacloud.com), the data intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, is APAC’s top one and the world’s top three IaaS providers, according to Gartner. Alibaba Cloud provides a comprehensive suite of cloud computing services to businesses worldwide, including merchants doing business on Alibaba Group marketplaces, start-ups, corporations and public services. Alibaba Cloud is the official Cloud Services Partner of the International Olympic Committee.

Singapore being the International Headquarters was set up in August 2015, in response to the demand of cloud computing services by businesses here and the city state’s strategic location as a springboard into the Asia Pacific region. Alibaba Cloud has invested in 3 cloud data centres in Singapore in 2015, 2016, and 2018 respectively.

AsiaSat

AsiaSat offers reliable satellite connectivity and media solutions to clients in the broadcast and telecom sectors through its core fleet of five in-orbit satellites – AsiaSat 5, AsiaSat 6, AsiaSat 7, AsiaSat 8 and AsiaSat 9. From traditional content distribution to headends, telcos, DTH, DTT platforms; Occasional Use; to new IP-based, hybrid OTT service; hosting service; cutting edge VSAT solutions serving aviation, maritime, mobile backhaul, AsiaSat helps bridge the digital divide, aiming to be the foremost satellite solutions provider, an instinctive partner of choice in the Asia-Pacific. Visit www.asiasat.com

Bounty Media

Bounty Media – Beyond the paywall
“Introducing the new standard for Advertisers in search of first party data”
Bounty Media is a behind the scenes Platform for Brands to entertain their target audiences with Premium Film, TV, News and Incentives.

www.bounty.media

DigitalOcean

DigitalOcean and its Developer Cloud simplify modern app creation for new generations of developers — from individual developers to startups and SMBs. Its infrastructure and platform-as-a-service (IaaS and PaaS) solutions provide a “no DevOps required” experience, allowing developers to focus their energy on creating innovative software. By combining the power of simplicity, love for the developer community, an obsession for customer service, and the advantages of open source, DigitalOcean brings software development within technical and economic reach of anyone around the world. For more information, visit http://do.co/video-streaming or follow @digitalocean on Twitter.

InMobi

InMobi drives real connections between brands and consumers by leveraging its technology platforms and exclusive access to mobile intelligence. Its Marketing Cloud creates new paths for brands to understand, identify, engage and acquire connected consumers. For more information, visit inmobi.com.

InvestHK

InvestHK is the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government Department responsible for attracting Foreign Direct Investment and supporting overseas and Mainland businesses to set up or expand in Hong Kong.

Our team provide free advice and customised services to help businesses succeed in our vibrant city.

www.investhk.gov.hk

INVIDI

INVIDI’s addressable advertising solution delivers the right message to the right audience at the right time. With its breakthrough cross video platform, INVIDI’s hybrid solution enables campaigns to reach audiences whether they are watching at home, on mobile devices, or on OTT-connected devices.

Kaltura

Backed by worldwide tier-1 customers, Kaltura powers some of the world’s most advanced Cloud TV services, including Vodafone, VEON, Viacom18, Mediacorp, and others. Together with Kaltura, these TV service providers reduced complexity, costs, and time-to-launch. By working with Kaltura, they now operate TV in a way that engages the consumers of today while simultaneously adapting to their audiences’ future needs.

MEASAT

MEASAT is a premium supplier of satellite communication services to leading international broadcasters, Direct-To-Home (DTH) platforms and telecom operators. With capacity across five (5) communication satellites, the company provides satellite services to over 150 countries representing 80% of the world’s population across Asia, Middle East, Africa, Europe and Australia.

MediaKind

MediaKind is a global leader in media technology and services. Its mission is to build a media universe that continuously improves the ability of service providers, operators, content owners and broadcasters, to acquire and dynamically deliver high-quality content that transports viewers towards truly extraordinary experiences.

NAGRA

NAGRA, a world’s leading independent provider of content protection and multiscreen user experience solutions for the monetisation of digital media. A scalable service protection offering that features cloud-based security, CAS/DRM, anti-piracy services and forensic watermarking and secure pay-TV platform to drive content discovery, monetisation and multiscreen deployments; a comprehensive framework for Android TV; sports OTT streaming solutions; an AI-driven business performance platform; and media asset management.

Netflix

Netflix is the world’s leading streaming entertainment service with over 195 million paid memberships in over 190 countries enjoying TV series, documentaries and feature films across a wide variety of genres and languages. Members can watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on any internet-connected screen. Members can play, pause and resume watching, all without commercials or commitments.

PubMatic

The PubMatic platform empowers independent app developers and publishers to control and maximize their digital advertising businesses and enables advertisers to drive ROI by reaching and engaging their target audiences in brand-safe, premium environments across ad formats and devices. 

Since 2006, PubMatic has created an efficient, global infrastructure and remains at the forefront of programmatic innovation. Headquartered in Redwood City, California, PubMatic operates 13 offices and eight data centers worldwide.

SES

SES operates the world’s only multi-orbit constellation of satellites with the unique combination of global coverage and high performance, including the commercially proven, low-latency Medium Earth Orbit O3b system. SES’s video network carries over 8,300 channels and has an unparalleled reach of 367 million households, delivering managed media services for both linear and nonlinear content.

Vuulr

Vuulr is the global online content marketplace for Film & TV rights that connects buyers with distributors worldwide. With Vuulr, content discovery and acquisition takes place 24/7 with buyers negotiating directly with distributors, and completing deals online in days, not months.
Visit www.vuulr.com for more.

Xandr

Xandr is AT&T’s advertising company and a leader in advanced TV, creating a better solution for advertisers and media companies. Xandr Invest and Xandr Monetize, our strategic platforms built on more than a decade of AppNexus’ innovation, optimize media spend across screens for buyers and sellers alike. For more than 143 years, AT&T has used data and technology to inform and improve the consumer experience.

Sponsors

Accedo

Accedo is the trusted video experience transformation pioneer improving the lives of video consumers. Over the years, Accedo has earned the trust of the world’s leading video service providers – customers to whom two goals are paramount: explore new opportunities to monetize video and transform video services to meet rapidly changing consumer expectations.

Applause

Applause harnesses the power of the world’s largest community of vetted, digital professionals to create custom teams that provide you with a full suite of testing and feedback solutions. Our white-glove approach enables leading brands to get closer to their customers, increase development velocity and deliver high-quality digital experiences to their customers.

APT Satellite

APT, an innovative satellite operator, delivers broadcasting and communication services to Asia, Middle East, Oceania, Africa, and most parts of Europe, extending services to over 75% of the world’s population.

Astro

Astro is the leading content and consumer company in Malaysia with unrivalled engagement with 76% of households, 16.7 million listeners, 10.1 million visitors on digital platforms and 1.9 million customers on its commerce platform. It also produced 8 of Malaysia’s top 10 films.

BBC

BBC Studios is a global content company and a commercial subsidiary of the BBC Group that spans content financing, development, production, sales, branded services and ancillaries. The company makes 2500 hours of content a year and is a champion for British creativity around the world.

ContentWise

ContentWise is the AI-powered customer experience and personalization software for video operators, digital publishers and online retailers.
By orchestrating the entire digital customer experience, ContentWise helps marketing, editorial and merchandising teams convert customers, increase their loyalty and maximize their lifetime value.

Discovery

Discovery, Inc. is a global leader in real life entertainment, serving superfans with content that inspires, informs and entertains. With over 8,000 hours of original programming yearly and leadership across deeply loved content genres, Discovery reaches viewers on all screens with TV Everywhere products, direct-to-consumer streaming services, digital-first and social content.

Disney

The Walt Disney Company is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe.

FashionTV

FashionTV is a global 24/7 television network focused exclusively on fashion, beauty, trends, celebrities and style. FashionTV has become one of the most widely distributed satellite channels in the world: 31 satellite and 2,000 cable systems, with a total of 500 million households in 192 countries across the five continents.

HBO

Wholly owned by HBO (a subsidiary of WarnerMedia), HBO Asia brings the best of Hollywood to Asia and exclusively produces award-winning HBO and HBO Asia Original programmes. HBO Asia broadcasts six channels and three services in Asia, including the streaming service HBO GO. HBO is available across 23 territories in Asia.

Limelight Networks

Limelight’s realtime, live and on-demand video delivery services and online video platform integrate Limelight’s massive global private network with advanced video delivery and management capabilities, helping you get your OTT video to virtually any device, anywhere in the world at high quality and with the lowest rebuffer rates in the industry.

Microstocksolutions

Microstocksolutions is the leading provider of human and software-powered video curation, post-production, legal compliance, keywording, and asset management services for the visual media industry, the Fortune 500 and beyond. Headquartered in the United States; Microstocksolutions has operation centers in Europe and in Asia (Q1 2020) with 24/7/365 service provision.

NBC Universal

NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading companies in the production and distribution of entertainment, news and information. NBCUniversal owns multiple television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, theme parks and a suite of leading Internet-based businesses. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

Ross Video

Ross Video powers video productions for billions of global viewers with the industry’s widest range of production solutions. Making it easy to create compelling news, weather and sports broadcasts, engaging material for sports stadium screens, entertainment shows and rock concerts, educational institutions, legislative assemblies, corporate applications and inspiring content for houses of worship.

ShortsTV

ShortsTV is the global home of short entertainment with a 24/7 HD channel available in 100m+ homes across four continents, and the world’s largest catalogue of shorts (13,000+ titles). ShortsTV is also the exclusive distributor of the Oscar Nominated Short Films and has developed the first video app to use a similar machine-learning algorithm to Spotify, giving audiences the power to create their own movie channels.

Switch Media

For over a decade, Switch Media has successfully delivered complex, multi-award-winning video solutions for major brands and live events world-wide, including the Olympics and Game of Thrones. Their world-class product suite, MediaHQ houses a flexible suite of modular components that enables clients to enhance, replace or launch an exceptional viewing experience – effortlessly.

Synamedia

We’re helping service providers globally to deliver, protect, and monetize video content so they can win in the age of Infinite Entertainment. We have the world’s most complete, secure and advanced e2e video delivery solution. We’re trusted by over 200 top satellite, cable, telco, OTT, and broadcast companies.
Synamedia is backed by the Permira funds and Sky.

ThinkAnalytics

ThinkAnalytics’ flagship solution is the ThinkAnalytics Emmy® award-winning Content Discovery Platform, the most widely deployed real-time, personalized content and recommendations engine worldwide.
The company’s customer base of over 83 video service providers serves more than 350 million subscribers worldwide. Customers include: Liberty Global, BBC, Proximus, Cox, Rogers, Sky, Swisscom, Astro, Singtel, TataSky, Viacom18 and Vodafone. The ThinkAnalytics Content Discovery Engine now serves over 5 billion recommendations per day and is available as a cloud service or on-premise.

TIVO

TiVo brings entertainment together, making it easy to find, watch and enjoy. We serve up the best movies, shows and videos from across live TV, on-demand, streaming services and countless apps, helping people to watch on their terms. For studios, networks and advertisers, TiVo delivers a passionate group of watchers to increase viewership and engagement across all screens.

Tubular

Tubular is the leading global video measurement and analytics platform that powers broadcasters, publishers and brands to create successful content and grow audiences. We give a comprehensive picture of what the world is watching on social, with software measuring over 6B videos, 14M influencers, 195K brands, and 1M sponsored videos.

Viacom

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN), a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), is comprised of many of the world’s most popular multimedia entertainment brands, including MTV, MTV LIVE HD, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., Comedy Central, Paramount Channel, BET and more.

Vindicia

Vindicia, an Amdocs company, offers comprehensive subscription management solutions that help businesses acquire and retain more customers. Providing much more than just a billing and payments
system, Vindicia’s SaaS-based subscription management platform combines big data analysis, strategic consulting and proprietary retention technology. That’s why they call us the Subscription People.

Zixi

The cloud-based and on-premise Zixi Platform and ZEN Master makes it easy and economical for media companies to source, manage, localize, and distribute live events and 24/7 live linear channels in broadcast QoS, securely and at scale, using any form of IP network or Hybrid IP environments.

Disclaimer: Create Hong Kong of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region provides funding support to the project only, and does not otherwise take part in the project. Any opinions, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in these materials/events (or by members of the project team) are those of the project organizers only and do not reflect the views of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, the Communications and Creative Industries Branch of the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau, Create Hong Kong, the CreateSmart Initiative Secretariat or the CreateSmart Initiative Vetting Committee.

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