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Post CES Review and THE Update 2019

January 23, 2019


MESA Europe Breakfast Briefing: Post CES Review and THE Update

23rd 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.

This breakfast briefing will bring together a number of experienced industry executives to discuss the important news and the key announcements emerging from the annual Consumer Electronics Show.

The session will also include an update on the Transforming Home Entertainment landscape, focussing on the way the industry is managing and responding to the dramatic changes that are unfolding across this sector.


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
Caroline Baines, Director of Operations, 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 this opening presentation and demonstration.

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Credential Sharing as a Phenomenon
Avi Ben-Simon, Director of Technical Marketing, Synamedia

In this next presentation we will hear about Synamedia’s Credential Sharing solution to help streaming service providers combat the rapid rise in account sharing.

Panel and Open Floor Discussion – CES Show Headlines & Highlights

In this first panel session our speakers will discuss the key highlights from the show and review the likely impact on the European market and look ahead to what else 2019 may have in store for the entertainment and technology industry.

David Millar, Director of Communications, MESA Europe

Matt Eaton, General Manager, EMEA, Graymeta
Avi Ben-Simon, Director of Technical Marketing, Synamedia
Simon Gauntlett, Director, Imaging Standards & Technology, Dolby

Consumer Insights
Charles Dawes, Senior Director, International Marketing, TiVo

The latest findings from the TiVo consumer research report have just been released and in this next session we will learn more about some of the key home entertainment media trends and how consumers view their bundle of services and what needs to be done to avoid ‘media fatigue’

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Perspectives on Home Entertainment
Richard Cooper, Research Director, Ampere

In this next presentation we will hear about the challenges facing the home entertainment industry and see how it compares to other entertainment sectors, such as cinema. A review of new entrants and changes to the strategies of the FAANG group of companies in home entertainment will also be discussed.

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Panel and Open Floor Discussion – The Changing World of Home Entertainment

Our closing panel will focus on the changes taking place in the delivery and consumption of entertainment programming, at home and on the move, and will consider the implications of this evolution on the production and revenue strategies of the content industry.

Jim Bottoms, Executive Director, MESA Europe

Andrew Dunne, Technology Manager, BBC
Andy Lucas, VP Global Distribution Technology, Universal
Richard Cooper, Research Director, Ampere

Closing Remarks


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

Caroline Baines, E: [email protected]
David Millar, E: [email protected]
Jim Bottoms, E: [email protected]
T: +44 (0)1525 864 376




Ray Dolby Theatre
4-6 Soho Square


January 23, 2019
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Ray Dolby Theatre
4-6 Soho Square, London, W1D 3PZ
London, United Kingdom
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