Achilles Media participation confirmed

July 13, 2011 at 9:21 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment
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OCTIE welcomes the participation of Achilles Media.

Achilles Media is a business to business facilitation company with a wide-ranging portfolio featuring international industry-specific events and digital publications as well as networking tools and training and business development initiatives.

Achilles media is the driving force behind nextMEDIAthe Banff World Media FestivalHistory Makers and the Canadian Innovation Exchange (CIX):

Achilles’ event portfolio::

nextMEDIA is Canada’s leading digital media event, offering intimate workshops and keynote presentations from industry giants alongside the country’s top networking and business development platform for the next-generation media marketplace. 

Since its inception, nextMEDIA has expanded to include key areas of the media industry most affected by the changing digital ecosystem, including broadcasting, advertising, and publishing, as well as the various digital technology sectors – mobile, social media, gaming, online, hardware and more – that are driving change in the media space.

For over three decades, the Banff World Media Festival has brought top leaders from across the evolving media landscape to the heart of the Canadian Rockies for a unique and enriching experience.

The Festival began as an intimate space where unparalleled access and cutting-edge insight could combine to forge relationshipslaunch new business and aid the ambitious members of a dynamic industry in reaching their goals.

More than thirty years later, the industry has changed, but the aims remain the same. 

Today, the Banff World Media Festival is among the world’s most significant and relevant television and digital media events dedicated to the advancement of business and creative opportunities for those in television programming and new media development.

BANFF also honours excellence in international television and digital media production through its prestigious Banff World Media Awards which annually attract over 1,000 international program entries from over 45 countries.

History Makers – the international summit of History and Current Affairs producers – reveals current thinking and trends which inspire the world’s best programs and program creators. Alongside a dynamic marketplace for new projects and international initiatives, History Makers is known for presenting original sessions featuring provocative ideas and original thinkers.

History Makers attracts the top international Commissioning Editors and program producers, provides an intimate and intelligent environment for productive networking and meetings that result in new partnerships and projects. Sessions feature new ideas and accomplished creators of History and Current Affairs programming.

The Canadian Innovation Exchange (CIX) is the foremost destination for key leaders in the innovation economy to learn from one another, explore new relationships and accelerate the development of the ground-breaking technologies, products and services propelling the Canadian economy into the future.

This one day forum attracts the people behind innovative new technologies – entrepreneurs, investors, corporations, service providers, government, and media – for an unparalleled program of visionary keynotes and panel discussions, facilitated networking opportunities, and the CIX Top 20 – a showcase of Canada’s hottest innovative companies working in Digital Media and Information and Communication Technology.

Robert Montgomery is the CEO of Achilles Media


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