By Lisa Johnston
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NEW YORK — TWICE, and fellow NewBay Media properties Broadcasting & Cable and Multichannel News, will hold the 2nd Screen Summit (S3) on June 27 at the Clearview Chelsea Cinemas located at 260 W 23rd St., here, starting at 9 a.m.
The event, produced in cooperation with the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance, is being held during CE Week Line Shows & Exhibits, the Consumer Electronics Association’s (CEA) annual event, being held in the city the week of June 24.
S3 will be a gathering of CE, broadcast, advertising and content holder executives and their service provider partners for a half-day of information, market statistics and education about the emerging second-screen market.
Greg Tarr, executive editor of TWICE, will be moderating two presentations at the event, and among his panelists will be Jeanette Howe, Specialty Electronics Nationwide, executive director; Shawn Dubravac, CEA, chief economist and research senior director; Ben Arnold, The NPD Group, industry analysis director; Shane Higby, Samsung, TV marketing director; Brian Siegel, Sony, merchandising and direct operations VP; Tom Campbell, Video & Audio Center, corporate director and spokesman; Robert Zohn, Value Electronics, president; Tamaryn Pratt, Quixel Research, principal; and Tim Alessi, LG Electronics, new product development director.
2nd Screen registration is available at SferaInteractive.Wufoo.com/Forms/ Z7W9Z5.
CE Week Line Show floor will be open June 26-27 and be supported by more than 120 companies, CEA said. The show floor is at the Metropolitan Pavilion and Altman Building. This is the main event of CE Week, the CE industry’s weeklong, citywide event that runs June 24-28, here.
Major participating brands at CE Week include AT&T, Dish, GM, Kenwood USA, LG Electronics USA, Monster, Pioneer, Samsung, Sharp, Sony, Toshiba and Westinghouse plus more than 100 companies that are using the event to launch products.
To register for CE Week go to Secure. Events-Registration.com/CEWeek2013.
This TWICE webinar, hosted by senior editor Alan Wolf, will take a look at what may be the hottest CE products at retail that will be sold during the all-important fourth quarter. Top technologies, market strategies and industry trends will be discussed with industry analysts and executives.