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Streaming Media East 2005 Shows Vibrant Streaming Industry

Event on track to draw its best attendance in three years (April 26, 2005)

Streaming Media East 2005, scheduled for next month in New York, is on track to draw its best attendance in three years. It is the largest national event that brings streaming and digital media industry players and professionals together under one roof.

Streaming Media East is a two-day conference and exhibition that will take place at the New York Hilton on May 17th and 18th. In 2004, the event attracted nearly 2,000 attendees and was supported by 25 of the leading vendors in the market. This May, attendance is expected to increase by as much as 50%, and the exhibit hall includes nearly 50 of the leading streaming technology and applications vendors.

"We're seeing a dynamic interest in streaming and digital media as a piece of the solutions puzzle in virtually all business and customer interactions and processes," says Tom Hogan, Sr., president of Information Today, Inc., attributing the conference's growth to the fact that "a lot of very well-known companies and organizations are investing in streaming initiatives."

Companies participating at Streaming Media include nearly all the major companies in the streaming field, plus some new players that are worth a look. Exhibitors and sponsors include: Accordent Technologies, Akamai, BitPass, Cisco, DayPort Inc., Espre Solutions, eVENT STREAMS, Focal Press, Globix, Hughes Network Systems, IBM Digital Media, IntelliSpace Media Services, Keynote Systems, KlikVU Inc., Limelight Networks, Media Publisher Inc., Mirror Image Internet, Multicast Media Networks, National A-1, NewTek, Inc., On2 Technologies, Orban, Payvision, Peer 1 Network, RealNetworks, Reflect Systems, SAVVIS, Spirent Communications, Stratacache, SyncCast, The FeedRoom, thePlatform , VBrick Systems, VectorMAX Corporation, VitalStream, Webcast in a Box, Westcast systems, WITI, XStream Software Inc.

The 3-track conference program features a practical mix of tutorials about how to create and distribute streaming content, case studies about how businesses are applying streaming technology, and industry panels exploring growth opportunities for the industry. Keynotes from Alex Feldman of the U.S. Department of State and Tony Raimundo of Citigroup showcase pace-setting streaming media business applications, and two full-day pre-conference workshops offer a fast learning curve on streaming media implementation.

A Gold Pass Registration ($695) includes two full days of conference sessions, a full-day workshop, and admission to the exhibit hall; a standard conference registration without the workshop is $495. Free passes to the exhibition hall only are available in advance to qualified registrants. To register go to or call 800-300-9868 or 609-654-6266.

About Streaming Media East
The Streaming Media East 2005 Conference is the premier learning, networking, and problem-solving event for anyone who is planning to integrate streaming and digital media into their enterprise, marketing, or broadcasting objectives and those within the industry looking to develop a sustainable ROI. The program gives delegates direct access to, and interaction with leading business and industry speakers offering practical solutions, strategies, and advice.

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