Presenting Sponsor: Facebook Journalism Project
Facebook Journalism Project was created in January 2017 to establish stronger ties between Facebook and the news industry. FJP is dedicated to ensuring high quality journalism thrives by delivering value through new products, partnerships with the news industry and programs. FJP works in three ways: collaborative development of new products; providing tools and trainings for journalists; and providing tools and trainings for people.
Presenting Sponsor: Google News Initiative
The Google News Initiative brings together all the work Google is doing with the news industry – across products, partnerships, and programs- and signals a new commitment to do even more moving forward.
Gold Sponsor: GeoEdge
GeoEdge is the premier provider of ad security and verification for the digital advertising ecosystems. The company ensures high ad quality and verifies that sites and apps offer a clean, safe and engaging user experience. GeoEdge guards against non-compliance, malware, inappropriate content, data leakage and operational and performance issues.
Gold Sponsor: SmartNews
SmartNews is a leading global news discovery company dedicated to delivering quality information to the people who need it. SmartNews provides news that matters to millions of users thanks to its unique machine learning technology and relationships with over 400 U.S. publisher partners. The company has raised $182 million in venture funding, achieved a $1.2 billion valuation, and has employees and offices in Tokyo, San Francisco, Palo Alto, Shanghai, and New York. For more information: http://www.smartnews.com/
Digital Sales Manager Bootcamp Sponsor: AdCellerant
AdCellerant works with local media companies providing Programmatic Advertising, Native, Geo Fencing, IP Targeting, PreRoll Video, ConnectedTV, Email Marketing, SEO and SEM for their local advertising clients. As a white label service provider AdCellerant offers the best in class digital marketing products placed through their award-winning ad technology platform called ui.marketing.
Refreshment Sponsor: Recruitology
Recruitology’s cloud-based recruitment platform for media companies includes a fully white-labelled job board, programmatic job distribution and access to a network of niche job sites. New additions to the Recruitology product suite include a a solution to reach passive job candidates via Facebook.
Opening Track & 1:1 Meeting Participant: Social News Desk
Social News Desk makes it easy for everyone in your newsroom to get the most out of social with leading-edge tools built just for them. SND’s publishing, discovery and analytics tools give you an advantage over the competition. Powerful solutions like SND On Air and SND RevStream make it simple to display and monetize social.
1:1 Meeting Participant: Lineup Systems
Lineup Systems is the leading provider of media sales technology worldwide. Our cloud-based system, Adpoint, is the industry’s #1 media sales solution. Our customers include top media groups such as Gannett, Pittsburgh Post Gazette, The Seattle Times, Sonoma Media Investments, Bonnier Corporation, Torstar and many more. Read how these and other media groups are revolutionizing their advertising sales at Lineup.com.