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Leaders' Network: Who Needs Trade Shows?

One of the most striking characteristics of the media industry during the pandemic has been the near obsession with whether, when, and in what form NAB and IBC will take place.

So why does this matter so much? Is it because these events are still where we do most of our buying and selling? Or maybe because they have become key cultural signifiers - familiar markers in the calendar for networking and knowledge building?

Or perhaps it's because we’re wishing them away. Are they now overblown, overpriced, ineffective and environmentally inappropriate? But if so, do we need alternatives, and, if so, what are they?

In this special DPP Leaders’ Network roundtable event, we bring together senior executives from both the supplier and customer communities to debate the best ways for the media industry to buy, sell, get informed and get together in the years ahead.

This 90 minute event will start at 16:30 BST / 17:30 CEST / 11:30 EDT / 08:30 PDT

If you experience any problems registering for DPP events or watching any online events, please contact events@thedpp.com.

Josh Derby
Josh Derby
Group Vice President, Advanced Technology & Development, Discovery
Tracy Geist
Tracy Geist
Chief Marketing Officer, Editshare
Lavanya Gundamaraju
Lavanya Gundamaraju
VP of Media Platform Technology, Reuters
Nick Pearce
Nick Pearce
Marketing and Sales Director, Object Matrix
T Shobhana
T Shobhana
Vice President and Global Head, Marketing & Communications, Prime Focus Technologies
Matt Westrup
Matt Westrup
SVP Technology & Operations, A+E Networks EMEA

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