Advertising Week Heads East: The calendar has finally been posted for Advertising Week’s debut in Toyko from 30 May – 2 June. The Tokyo Midtown complex in central Tokyo will host the daytime conference program, but evening events will happen across the city. To see the full line up of sessions and events, click here.
Carriers Carry On: Terrapinn Pte Ltd has announced that Carriers World Asia, which celebrated its 18th anniversary in March of 2016, will be rebranded as Telecoms World Asia moving forward. This name change was a result of the industry’s transformation “in preparation of a digital future.” The 2017 conference dates have not yet been announced, but we know that it will return to Bangkok sometime in March of next year.
Speaking Opportunity: The 6th Annual EventTech Conference, which focuses entirely on “using social media and technology to enhance live events” has opened its call for speakers. The event will take place from 14 – 16 November in Las Vegas and will attract more than 1000 event marketers. The conference organizers are interested in topic ideas that will “give attendees a full perspective on applying technology, social media and digital tools to events and trade shows.” Submit by 17 June following guidelines found here.
Lunchtime Learning: Collision Conference which recently took place in New Orleans has posted several of its session videos online. If you were not one of the lucky 10,000 attendees who made it to the Big Easy, never fear! You can add some flavor to your next lunch by watching Center Stage speakers, including Chris Sacca, Cal Henderson, Mick Foley, Hayley Barna, and Julia Hartz on the video playlist.
Coming Up Next: Internet Week New York, the annual celebration of how technologies are impacting business and culture, kicks off on Monday. Stay busy all week with this schedule of featured events. On the other side of the world, The Global Festival of Media will bring together executives from the world’s biggest brands, marketing and media agencies from 18 – 20 May. The event will return to Rome, Italy after a successful 2015 debut there. Also next week, the Internet and Television Expo (INTX) will bring more than 9000 digital media and communications professionals to Boston, including a stellar lineup of speakers such as the CEOs of Periscope, FanDuel, Comcast, Scripps Networks Interactive and more!