SAN FRANCISCO — November 28, 2001 — CMP’s DV Media Group announcedplans to launch DV Expo East, an East Coast version of the annual DVExpo West Coast event. DV Expo East will be held at the Jacob JavitsCenter in New York , June 25-26, 2002, in conjunction with TechXNY andPC Expo. DV Media Group director Scott Gentry comments, “This is thefirst time we’ve taken DV Expo to the East Coast and we are veryexcited about it.”
DV Expo East will showcase emerging products and services essentialto the growing dynamic media market during a two-day expo. In addition,DV Expo East will offer a simultaneous, in-depth conference curriculumtailored to meet the growing educational needs of creativeprofessionals. High-profile industry experts will lead sessions increating, manipulating, and delivering visual content.
DV Expo East will leverage DV Media Group’s experience withproducing events — DVPW, previously a two-day workshop at NAB, and DVExpo West, which was introduced in 1997. Past attendance at both DVPWand DV Expo West have indicated the popularity and demand for an eventfocused on the digital video industry for the East Coast.
“Over the years, we’ve seen an amazing request for informationalinstruction about digital video products and how to employ the latesttechniques,” says Gentry. “Tools that are revolutionizing the waycontent is produced are rapidly being released, and staying abreast ofthese advancements creates a need for the educational environment DVExpo East will provide. Since the original DV Expo event wasestablished, it’s brought together an international audience but ismost convenient to those on the West Coast — the logical progressionis to deliver a similar event to the growing East Coast audience.”