We're Bringing the Show to You!

In the face of travel restrictions and shuttered show floors, Imagine is working to stay connected with our customers and keep the industry conversation going by rolling out a six-week series of business-driving virtual events.

Imagine’s Spring Symposium: Fast-Track Time to Revenue is designed to fit any hectic or hunkered-down schedule. Over the next six weeks, you’ll have access to a variety of newly created live and on-demand content ranging from deep-dive tech talks and professional skill-ups to coffee break-sized webcasts on best practices relevant to your business.

Register for these upcoming virtual events below or watch past events now available on demand!


Upcoming Events Schedule

A message from Imagine President, Steve Reynolds

What to Expect from a Rights Management System

Programming is the largest cost for any broadcast operation. In a complex, multiplatform media world, are you scheduling rights efficiently?
Join this business-driving webcast to learn how advances in rights management technology can help you limit waste by using programming runs more efficiently, speed content distribution across platforms and regions, and track the most granular details to maximize the value of your rights inventory.

Premiere Broadcast

Date: June 2, 2020
Time: Register for advanced notice of VOD availability
Presenter: Jim Oehler, Manager, Product Line Management

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Optimize Your Inventory:
No System Overhaul Required

In a perfect world, you could achieve double-digit gains in inventory utilization with the click of a button. With no back-office rip and replace required. 

Well, the world may not be perfect, but one-click inventory optimization without a system overhaul? That’s a reality. Get a behind the scenes look at who’s done it, how they did it, and what steps you can take to maximize the value of your own airtime inventory.

Premiere Broadcast

Date: June 3, 2020
Time: Register for advanced notice of VOD availability
Presenters: Emma Quinn, Product Line Manager 
Joe Khodeir, Vice President of Sales 
Michael Fitzhardinge, Professional Services Manager 

Buy & Sell-Side Automation 101:
How to Knock Down Integration Barriers

Automating campaigns for buy and sell-side simplifies how buyers view and purchase inventory, but “full” automation requires deep integration within ad fulfillment across the entire ecosystem.

We’re pleased to welcome our partners at Innovar to our Symposium stage to share their expertise in seamlessly connecting buy- and sell-side operations via next-gen ad tech that automates pre-buy, media distribution and creative instructions to optimize operational performance and maximize revenue potential.

Premiere Broadcast

Date: June 10, 2020
Time: Register for advanced notice of VOD availability
Presenters: Shawn Coffman, CEO
Bari Rothschild, Product Delivery Lead – Inventory Management and Dynamic Pricing
Ruben Salazar, Product Delivery Lead – Media Management
Ann-Marie Dougherty, Product Delivery Lead – Creative Instructions

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NESN Navigates the Sports Pause and Gears Up for Game Day 

New England Sports Network (NESN), home of the Boston Red Sox and Boston Bruins, was well underway in developing a 4K/UHD HDR channel and migrating to SMPTE ST 2110 when the world ground to a pandemic-driven halt.

Join us for a timely live interview with NESN CTO Fahad Haider, who will share how his team navigated the sports pause, kept the New England sports community company during quarantine, and continued gearing up for game day ― whenever it comes! 

Live Stream

Date: June 11, 2020
Time:10:00 am EDT
Presenters: Fahad Haider, CTO & VP, Engineering – NESN
Faraz Iqbal, VP, Solutions & Delivery at Imagine Communications

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Live Stream Now On Demand

Imagine’s IP Standards Guru, John Mailhot, and IP Road Warrior, Cassidy Phillips, kick off our Spring Symposium with a no-holds-barred discussion at the intersection of science and reality.