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Sept 14-17: NATPE Streaming Plus

Sept 22: Cablefax’s FAXIES Awards Celebration, Also Honoring the Cablefax 100, Top Ops and Work Culture List

Sept 29-Oct 1: NCTC’s Independent Show

Oct 5: WICT Leadership Conference

Oct 6-9: NAMIC’s 34th Annual Conference

Research

➢ Of those surveyed, 74% of moviegoers are ready to return to theaters within one month and 40% are ready to return to theaters immediately.

➢ Only 0.8% said they never plan to return to theaters, and 15% said they would wait until there is a vaccine for coronavirus.

➢ The most important safety measure to make moviegoers feel confident is having spaced seating in the theater auditorium, with 34% saying this was a key condition.

(Source: Atom Tickets)

Quotable

“The current value chain of the media business is not working. It’s broken. Content has a key role to play, but very different from what it used to be when we were more of a traditional [multichannel video programming distributor]… We are touching more consumers than any other brand daily. So, of course, we can partner with Disney… we can partner with Apple on exclusives on Apple Music, and still get the same sort of our offerings for customers but with a totally different model.”

– Verizon’s Frank Boulben and Hans Vestberg in conversation with CNBC

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Jun 10
The FAXIES Awards – Virtual CelebrationSave the Date! - June 10, 2021
Jul 16
Diversity List – 2021 Nominations Due: July 16, 2021
Sep 10
Most Powerful Women – 2021 Nominations Due: Sept 10, 2021
Dec 7
Most Powerful Women CelebrationSave the Date!
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