Data is Core for MESA Europe HITS Summit

Published March 30, 2017

The vital role played by data across all elements of the entertainment sector will be a key area of focus at the forthcoming HITS Europe event, which will be held in London on 21st June.

Taking as a  central theme “Where Workflows Embrace IT and Data” the fourth annual HITS Summit will once again feature senior level presentations and informed industry discussion, with ITV, Fox and Warner already confirmed to participate.

Additional contributions for the day, will come from Take1, a leading provider of transcription services to the entertainment community and emerging as a significant voice in the growing localisation sector, and Ampere Analysis, one of the most respected industry analyst organisations operating in this sector.

“Data is now an essential ingredient across all elements of decision making in the entertainment business, playing an essential role in driving workflow efficiencies, re-shaping delivery and distribution approaches and enhancing both content discovery and consumer engagement” said Jim Bottoms, Executive Director of MESA Europe. “As a result, our Entertainment Community Advisory Board, comprising experienced executives from across the industry, have asked us to make this a central element in the day’s debate”.

Detailed sessions planned for the programme include:

  • Realising Workflow Efficiencies Through Data and Asset Management
  • Is Metadata Really Working for You?
  • Using Data to Ensure Effective Business Decisions
  • Using Consumer Behaviour to Shape Strategy
  • Taking Search and Discovery to a New Level
  • The Dollars and Cents of Rights Management
  • Data Privacy – Legal Requirements and Commercial Best Practice

Additional speakers and contributors will be announced over the coming weeks.

The fourth Annual MESA Europe HITS Summit will take place in London on 21st June.

For further information about the scope and coverage of the event and to discuss speaking and sponsorship opportunities please contact Jim Bottoms or David Millar at MESA Europe:

T: +44 (0)1525 864 376
E: jim@mesaeurope.orgdavid@mesaeurope.org

To register for the event please contact Teresa Austerberry (teresa@mesaeurope.org).

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