Lead Sponsor

Create Hong Kong (CreateHK) is a dedicated agency set up by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR Government) 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.

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.

Gold Sponsors

Bitmovin’s Emmy® award-winning software solutions are built for technical professionals in the OTT video market, designed to optimize customer operations and reduce time-to-market, resulting in the best viewer experience. Bitmovin’s recent Series C funding round bolsters the company’s unparalleled device reach, flexible integration, and commitment to supporting its customers. Bitmovin’s solution suite consists of a Video Encoder, Player, and Analytics platform, enabling content owners to redefine the viewer experience through API-based workflow optimization, fast turnaround, and scalability. Innovations include the first commercial HTML5 MPEG-DASH player. Learn more at bitmovin.com.

About Brightcove Inc. 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. Brightcove is Video That Means Business.™ Visit www.brightcove.com for more information.

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.

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.

Gracenote, a Nielsen (NYSE: NLSN) company, provides music, video and sports content and technologies to the world’s hottest entertainment products and brands. Gracenote is the standard for music and video recognition and is supported by the largest source of entertainment data, featuring descriptions of more than 100 million tracks, TV listings for 85+ countries and statistics spanning more than 70 sports and 300,000 competitions per year. Gracenote is headquartered in Emeryville, Calif. and supports customers around the globe. For more information, visit www.gracenote.com.

InMobi is a leading provider of marketing and monetization technologies. With deep expertise and unique reach in mobile, it is a trusted and transparent technology partner for marketers, content creators and businesses of all kinds. InMobi’s mission is to power its customers’ growth by helping them engage their audiences and build meaningful connections. To learn more, visit https://www.inmobi.com/.

iWedia S.A. provides world-class software solutions for connected TV devices. We are pioneers in AndroidTV and support our customers with software architecture and design expertise, field proven products, and cost-effective engineering services out of our development centres in Serbia. We are proud to serving major Telecom operators, PayTV operators and tier 1 automotive OEMs with our media solutions.

TV5MONDE is the world-leading general entertainment TV network in French. In Asia-Pacific, TV5MONDE offers 3 live channels to over 130 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. A standalone over-the-top service is also available in the region. TV5MONDE is designed for those who want to watch a different kind of TV content.

Viaccess-Orca is a leading global solutions provider of OTT and TV platforms, content protection, and advanced data solutions. The company offers an extensive range of innovative, end-to-end, modular solutions for content delivery, protection, discovery, and monetization. With over 22 years of industry leadership, Viaccess-Orca helps content providers and TV operators shape a smarter and safer TV and OTT experience.
With its expertise in security, VO is also helping the digital manufacturing industry protect their assets. Viaccess-Orca is part of the Orange Group and the company’s solutions have been deployed in over 35 countries.
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Viu, PCCW’s leading pan-regional over-the-top (OTT) video streaming service, is available in 16 markets across Asia, the Middle East and South Africa with 49.4 million monthly active users (MAU) as of June 2021. Viu offers fresh premium TV series, movies and lifestyle programming in local and regional languages with subtitles. The “Viu Original” brand is home to some of the award winning originals in the region.

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, 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. WarnerMedia is part of AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T)

A business unit within AT&T, Xandr powers a global marketplace for premium advertising. Our data-enabled technology platform, encompassing Xandr Invest and Xandr Monetize, optimizes return on investment for both buyers and sellers. For more than 143 years, AT&T has used data and technology to inform and improve the consumer experience.

Silver Sponsors

For more than 30 years, AsiaSat has been providing reliable satellite connectivity, media and data 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, and ground infrastructure. From content distribution to headends, telcos, DTH, DTT platforms; Occasional Use; to IP-based, hybrid OTT service; live streaming; hosting services; VSAT solutions serving maritime, aviation and mobile backhaul, AsiaSat helps bridge the digital divide, aiming to be the foremost satellite solutions provider and an instinctive partner of choice in the Asia-Pacific. Visit www.asiasat.com

As new competition and technologies drive change, market disruption is our new reality. Manage the challenges of a new competitive landscape alongside advisors who embrace collaboration and candour. At Baker McKenzie, we empower TMT businesses to adopt a new type of thinking and use cutting-edge legal technologies in order to lead and differentiate. Like you, we are global citizens, industry savvy, diverse and have a thirst for innovation. Find out how we drive business renewal through advising on matters related to IP Tech and online entertainment issues such as piracy and advertising. We are Baker McKenzie.

BBC Studios is a global content company with bold British creativity at its heart. Its activities span content development, production, sales, branded services, and ancillaries across 20 markets including Asia.

Broadpeak®️ designs and manufactures video delivery components for content providers and network service providers deploying IPTV, cable, OTT, satellite and mobile services. Its portfolio of solutions and technologies powers the delivery of movies, television programming, and other video content over managed networks and the Internet for viewing on any type of device. The company’s systems and services help operators increase market share and improve subscriber loyalty with superior quality of experience. Broadpeak supports all of its customers worldwide, from simple installations to large delivery systems reaching capacities of several million of simultaneous streams.

Dolby transforms the science of sight and sound into spectacular experiences. Through innovative research and engineering, we create breakthrough experiences for billions of people worldwide through a collaborative ecosystem spanning artists, businesses, and consumers. The experiences people have – with Dolby Cinema, Dolby Vision, Dolby Atmos, Dolby Voice, and Dolby Audio – revolutionize entertainment and communications at the cinema, on the go, in the home, and at work.

As the foundational architects of satellite technology, Intelsat operates the world’s most trusted satellite telecom network. We apply our unparalleled expertise and global scale to connect people, businesses, governments and communities, no matter how difficult the challenge. Intelsat is building the future of global communications with the world’s first hybrid, multi-orbit, software-defined 5G network designed for simple, seamless, and secure coverage precisely when and where our customers most need it. Follow the leader in global connectivity and “Imagine Here,” with us, at Intelsat.com.

Invest Hong Kong (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.

InvestHK has industry specialists in a range of priority sectors including: Business & Professional Services, Consumer Products, Creative Industries, Financial Services, Financial Technology, Innovation & Technology, Startups & Entrepreneurs, Tourism & Hospitality, and Transport, Infrastructure and Advanced Manufacturing plus an overseas network of staff and representatives based in 31 key business cities worldwide covering its target markets.

Partners with clients on a long-term basis, InvestHK team is available to help at any stage of their business development in Hong Kong. It provides free advice and customised services to help businesses succeed in Hong Kong's vibrant economy.

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INVIDI's patented advanced advertising technologies unlock the maximum value of premium video by uniting distributors, content companies and data providers to ensure advertisers reach the right audiences when, where, and however they’re watching. Our partners use INVIDI's software to produce billions of dollars in advertising revenue and relevant messaging, while protecting viewer privacy. INVIDI's Emmy-winning technical excellence, industry-leading experience, and innovative linear and digital precision-based solutions are deployed in the United States and around the world. INVIDI is co-owned by AT&T, DISH Network L.L.C., and WPP. Learn more at www.invidi.com

Irdeto is the world leader in digital platform security, protecting platforms and applications for video entertainment, video games, connected transport, connected health and IoT connected industries. Irdeto’s solutions and services enable customers to protect their revenue, create new offerings and fight cybercrime effectively. With more than 50 years of expertise in security, Irdeto’s software security technology and cyberservices protect more than six billion devices and applications for some of the world’s best-known and loved brands. 

JW Player is the most powerful and flexible video platform powered by the fastest, most-used HTML5 online video player. We pioneered video on the web over a decade ago and have combined world-class software with unique data insights to help businesses deliver amazing video experiences, grow audiences, and maximize revenue.

Limelight Networks, a leading provider of digital content delivery, video, cloud security, and edge computing services, empowers customers to provide exceptional digital experiences. Limelight’s edge services platform includes a unique combination of global private infrastructure, intelligent software, and expert support services that enable current and future workflows.

We’re Magnite (NASDAQ: MGNI), 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.

MEASAT is a premium supplier of communication and video services to leading broadcasters, Direct-To-Home (DTH) platforms and telecom operators, with a footprint covering 130 countries representing 80% of the world’s population across Asia, Africa, Europe and Australia.

MediaKind is a global change leader in media technology and services. Its mission is to deliver transformation by building a continuously better media universe alongside its customers and partners. Drawing on a pioneering industry heritage and fueled by innovation, MediaKind embraces and champions new standards, methodologies, and next-generation, immersive live and on-demand media experiences worldwide. Its end-to-end media solutions portfolio includes Emmy award-winning video compression for contribution and direct-to-consumer video service distribution, advertising and content personalization, high-efficiency cloud DVR, and TV and video delivery platforms.

PubMatic delivers superior revenue to publishers by being an SSP of choice for agencies and advertisers. PubMatic’s cloud infrastructure platform for digital advertising empowers app developers and publishers to increase monetization while enabling media buyers to drive return on investment by reaching and engaging their target audiences in brand-safe, premium environments across ad formats and devices. Since 2006, PubMatic has been expanding its owned and operated global infrastructure and continues to cultivate programmatic innovation. With a globally distributed workforce and no corporate headquarters, PubMatic operates 15 offices and eight data centers across North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific.

With over 70 satellites in two different orbits, GEO and MEO, SES manages and delivers high-performance video and data solutions virtually everywhere on the planet. SES’s video network carries over 8,650 channels and has an unparalleled reach of 361 million households, delivering managed media services for both linear and non-linear content.

SmartLabs is the leading provider of multiscreen solutions for the video streaming sector. SmartLabs’ solutions deliver content services to over 7 million subscribers around the globe on multiple devices. Smartlabs' client base includes telcos, ISP's, cable operators. Headquartered in Germany, Smartlabs has been established for over 14 years, creating innovative solutions for the interactive TV market.

Synamedia’s video network solutions enable media, web and pay TV providers to deliver pristine-quality broadcast and broadband video securely over any network to any screen. Anchored by the industry’s most comprehensive processing platform and built with high-quality standards, our solutions ensure outstanding performance and reliability for over 1,000 customers worldwide. Synamedia’s solution portfolio covers the entire video network chain – from distribution, through processing, to delivery – enabling you to offer outstanding value-added and personalized experiences while saving costs.

Zixi’s Software-Defined Video Platform (SDVP) is the only live streaming software platform to enable live broadcast-quality video delivery over any IP network, any protocol, any cloud provider, and any edge device, with advanced, predictive analytics providing the transparency and control needed to guarantee reliable operation.

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