Post CES Review 2018

MESA Europe Breakfast Briefing: Post CES Review

24th January, From 8.30 a.m, Ray Dolby Theatre, 4-6 Soho Square, London, W1D 3PZ

The annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) takes place early in January and is one of the biggest shows in the global Home Entertainment Calendar.

With a focussed review of the key announcements from CES and an in depth analysis of their likely impact within the
European region.

During the Post CES Breakfast Briefing, a number of key exhibitors from the Las Vegas show will be on hand to share details of their show highlights.


Event Schedule

Registration Opens. Buffet breakfast available @ 8.30 a.m.

Presentation & Panel Discussions @ 9.15 a.m. to 11 a.m.


Introduction & Opening Remarks
David Millar,
Director of Communications, MESA Europe

Delivering the Ultimate Home Entertainment Experience
Simon Gauntlett, Director of Imaging Standards and Technology, Dolby

Experienced Industry Executive and CES Show veteran, Simon, draws on his in-depth knowledge and unrivalled awareness of the broadcast, TV and home audio sector in opening this post show review with a tour of some of the show’s ‘stand-out’ announcements.

Addicted to Video:  The Global Obsession
Charles Dawes, Senior Director International Marketing, TiVo

The latest findings from the TiVo Insights report were released to coincide with this year’s CES and in this next session we will learn more about the ways in which viewing behaviour and content access is changing, as well gaining some interesting perspectives on the progress being made in the area of smart home integration.

Making Sense of the Global OTT Explosion
Peter Bellamy, Senior Vice President, NeuLion

The rapid growth in OTT services is showing no signs of slowing, while the service providers are gaining better insights into the wants, needs and behaviours of their viewers, allowing for greater personalisation which, in turn, is helping to drive customer retention.

CES Show Headlines & Highlights – Closing Panel & Open Floor Discussion

In this final session our previous speakers will be joined by a leading industry analyst to discuss the key highlights from the show and review the likely impact on the European market and look ahead to what else 2018 may have in store for the entertainment and technology industry.

Jim Bottoms, Executive Director, MESA Europe

Peter Bellamy, Senior Vice President, NeuLion
Charles Dawes, Senior Director International Marketing, TiVo
Ian Fogg, Senior Director & Head of Mobile & Telecoms, IHS Markit
Simon Gauntlett, Director of Imaging Standards and Technology, Dolby

Closing Remarks/Session Close

To learn more about the MESA Europe Breakfast Briefing, and to talk about speaking, demonstration and Sponsorship opportunities
please contact Jim Bottoms or David Millar at MESA Europe.

David Millar, E:
Jim Bottoms, E:
T: +44 (0)1525 864 376




Ray Dolby Theatre
4-6 Soho Square