The McGraw-Hill Companies Presents 2008 Media Summit New York
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McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc., The
1221 Ave. Of The Americas
New York, NY, 10020
Press release date: March 3, 2008
Keynote Interviews With Robert Iger & Leslie Moonves, March 12-13
WHAT: The Media Summit New York is the definitive international conference for media, entertainment and technology leaders. Now in its fifth year, the event is presented by The McGraw-Hill Companies, co-sponsored by BusinessWeek and Standard & Poor's, and produced by Digital Hollywood.
WHO: The Media Summit New York is expected to draw more than 1,000 attendees and 150 panelists for two days of captivating discussion on the topic "Global Media + Technology Innovation = Communications Revolution." The event features keynote interviews with Robert A. Iger, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Walt Disney Company, and Leslie Moonves, President and Chief Executive Officer of CBS Corporation.
WHEN: March 12th and 13th, 2008, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
WHERE: The McGraw-Hill Companies' headquarters, 1221 Avenue of the Americas (at 49th Street) in Manhattan
WHY: Says Glenn S. Goldberg, President, Information & Media, The McGraw-Hill Companies: "We share common ground with the Media Summit's attendees. The convergence of technology with traditional media and entertainment is the Media Summit's central concept. This concept is also crucial to The McGraw-Hill Companies' business information and media properties; we continue to explore new technologies and new means to deliver our content to our audience -- build on our brands and, in some cases, change the game."
FOR MORE INFORMATION: www.media-summit.com
About The McGraw-Hill Companies Founded in 1888, The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE:MHP) is a leading global information services provider meeting worldwide needs in the financial services, education and business information markets through leading brands including Standard & Poor's, McGraw-Hill Education, BusinessWeek and J.D. Power and Associates. The Corporation has more than 280 offices in 40 countries. Sales in 2007 were $6.8 billion. Additional information is available at www.mcgraw-hill.com.
About Digital Hollywood
Founded in 1990 by Victor Harwood, Digital Hollywood produces the leading trade conferences in the entertainment, media and technology industries. More than 15,000 top executives each year attend Digital Hollywood events, which include Digital Hollywood Los Angeles; Digital Hollywood Europe in London; Media Summit New York; Game Power, Mobile Entertainment, and Reinventing Advertising at CES in Las Vegas, and Building Blocks in San Jose. Mr. Harwood is considered a principal authority on the convergence of the entertainment and technology industries, and coined the now ubiquitous expression "The Digital Revolution." For more information, visit www.digitalhollywood.com.
Source: The McGraw-Hill Companies
Contacts: Patricia Walsh McGraw-Hill Information & Media, (212) 512-3364 Victor Harwood Digital Hollywood, (212) 352-9720
Web site: http://www.media-summit.com/ http://www.mcgraw-hill.com/ http://www.digitalhollywood.com/