Entertainment and technology are rapidly converging. Video over the Web and PDAs are becoming a viable platform. Greater broadband penetration is leading to networked gaming and increased use of file sharing. Digital video production and CGI are now available on the desktop. And to support these and other advancements: a wide range of services designed to help companies in the space.
TAG Digital Media & Entertainment Society helps companies embrace convergence, learn about the latest trends, and find investors interested in helping them grow. Anyone looking to create content, deliver or consume online entertainment will find membership in TAG Entertainment very helpful. We discuss emerging technologies, new business models, bilateral investments and distribution opportunities.
Georgia is now well on the path of establishing itself as one of the world's leading entertainment and digital media hubs. Join the TAG Entertainment Society as we host the 2016 Entertainment Industry Summit. This year's Summit will grow and build off of the past four years exciting events, making available unique cross industry networking opportunities with industry leaders from throughout the state of Georgia.
As Georgia continues to grow its position in the entertainment and digital media industries; recognizing emerging trends in leadership and where industry beneficially converges becomes an important roadmap to our unique strengths and position within the global marketplace. Assembling local experts in the top of their fields from film & broadcast, music, and digital media (gaming and interactive marketing); attendees will be able to share their developments and challenges in a uniquely collaborative environment as they hear top industry professionals explore where Georgia excels in this rapidly growing driver of our state’s economy.
Individual Tickets: TAG Members $50.00 Non-members $75.00
½ Table Purchase: $250.00 (5 seats)
Table Purchase: 500.00 (10 seats)
Mama Jan Smith
A nationally recognized singer/songwriter/musician, Jan Smith is also a Grammy nominated producer, GA Music Hall of Fame inductee, and a multi-platinum certified vocal coach/vocal producer who has tended to some of the most distinctive voices in the business.
"Icon of the Industry" Award Recipient Jeff Arnold
Jeff Arnold is Chairman and CEO of Sharecare, a health and wellness engagement platform he founded with Dr. Mehmet Oz, in partnership with Harpo Productions, Sony Pictures Television and Discovery Communications
Rep. Mike Dudgeon – State Representative for District 25, Chief Technology Officer Hi-Rez Studios
George Lott – Chief Information Officer – The Weather Channel Television Network
Kate Atwood – Vice President, Choose ATL, Metro Atlanta Chamber and Founder, Kate’s Club
Dr. Natoshia Anderson – Dean of the School of Education, New Media and Strategic Partnership at Georgia Piedmont Technical College.
Mark Henderson – Partner, Atlanta Film Works Studio & Stages. Owner, Get-A-Grip Atlanta, crewing and equipment company.
Iain Bluett – President and CEO of Ticket Alternative and Freshtix