IBM and NCE Media hosted networking event in Las Vegas

Published 09.04.2019
Around 100 executives from the worlds leading media and IT-companies joined the Norwegian Media Cluster and IBM´s networking event in Las Vegas as a start to a busy NAB week.

The NAB show is the worlds largest show for media, entertainment and technology. The shows covers broadcast TV, radio, production, post production, news gathering, streaming, cable TV, satellite TV, film, AI and machine learning, 5G, podcast, connected media, cybersecurity and more.

– This is the place for the industry to meet, and we therefore wanted to gather our members and partners for a professional and social happening the day before the grand opening of the NAB Show, says CEO of The Norwegian Media Cluster, Anne Jacobsen.

She hosted the reception together with Stein Irgens from the cluster partner IBM.

Amongst the guests were executives from a number of TV channels, production companies and media technology companies from around the world, like SVT, Reuters, TV 2 Denmark, Nine Australia, TV 2 Norway, NRK, VGTV, RadioNor, Al Arabiya, M2E Media, M2A Media, NetInsight, Lynx Technique in addition to the Media Cluster Members. 

–  NAB is an important arena for the Norwegian Media Cluster. It is also the best place to connect with partners, associates and new customers and to facilitate cooperation between them, Jacobsen says. 

Chairman of the Media Cluster board, Haavard Myklebust, was quite happy with the 2019 NAB Show.

– The Norwegian Media Cluster always makes its mark at the NAB Expo and Conference, and the delegation from Norway is substantial. Our companies have a lot to bring to the global market. Also this year the Cluster Companies showcased new products and solutions, cutting edge technology and also several new spinoff companies.