Sponsors

NYME Sponsorship & Exhibitor Information

We offer a number of innovative event sponsorship packages, each one carefully designed to ensure maximum brand exposure and lead generation. Exclusive options can be purchased to customize your package to fit your needs. For more information, please contact: Tinzar Sherman, email: tinzar@digitalmediawire.com, tel:310.855.0033 x702
 
For partnership inquiries: Ned Sherman, email: ned@digitalmediawire.com, tel: 310.855.0033 X701

2015 Sponsors Include:

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Vindicia brings enterprise-class innovation to consumer-facing subscription billing to help digital companies acquire and retain more customers by making payments seamless, secure, and easy. Vindicia keeps customers connected to the subscriptions they love, and companies connected to the revenues they need. Vindicia has processed more than $21 billion globally and generates over $90 million in annual incremental revenue for clients. Clients include TransUnion Interactive, IAC, Vimeo, Next Issue Media, and more.

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SoftLayer, an IBM Company, operates
a global cloud infrastructure platform built for Internet scale. With more than 180,000 devices under management, and a global footprint of data centers and network points of presence, SoftLayer provides Infrastructure-as-a-Service to leading-edge customers ranging from Web startups to global enterprises. SoftLayer’s modular architecture provides unparalleled performance and control, with a full-featured API and sophisticated automation controlling a flexible unified platform that seamlessly spans physical and virtual devices, and a worldwide network for secure, low-latency communications. For more information, please visit softlayer.com.

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Limelight Networks, a global leader in digital content delivery, enables media and broadcasters to deliver broadcast-quality content to online audiences faster and easier. The Limelight Orchestrate platform combines video, content delivery, and cloud storage services into a powerful cloud-based workflow. This integrated solution optimizes multi-screen delivery and monetization, while also improving the availability, performance, scalability, and protection of a broadcasters’ video content. It includes important features like single upload and automatic transcoding, zero-time-to-publish, broad DRM support, and actionable analytics. With its massively provisioned private global network, Limelight ensures content is delivered anytime, to any device, anywhere in the world.

 

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Supersonic is the mobile advertising technology platform of choice for the app economy. Developers across the globe use our SDK to serve beautiful video and native ads to generate significant revenue. Leveraging our advanced user acquisition technology, developers and brands target the right audiences and top the charts, while building sustainable engagement and substantial ROI. The company employs cutting edge machine learning models for Real-Time-Bidding, Supply Auctioning, device level targeting and Lifetime-Value prediction. We work with fortune 500 brands, as well as the world’s largest app developers from our global offices in the US, Europe and Asia.

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Comcast Wholesale, a wholly owned subsidiary of Comcast Cable, is in the business of pioneering simple solutions for our customers. Our complete approach takes the complexities out of distribution through advanced network architecture, an extensive distribution footprint, continuous innovation of digital technologies, and optimized media management for a broad range of content. Scalable from small independents to global companies, our service portfolio creates a clear path to technologies that let you do more and do more simply. To find out how to simplify your world go to www.comcastwholesale.com.

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Manatt Digital Media is a full-service digital media professional services firm created by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, whatever the size or stage of the company, from startup to growth-stage to mature public companies. Manatt Digital Media uniquely offers one-stop business acceleration, connecting and advisory services, as well as venture capital, all of which is grounded in the legal experience of Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP.

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Magisto automatically transforms raw videos and photos into professional looking personal movies using its patented artificial intelligence and storytelling engine. Magisto has grown from 3MM users to 45MM registered users in the last year. Magisto for Brands offers a ultra-premium video ad unit that lives within millions of personal stories told each month. It is native social advertising with quality and scale never before seen, at a fraction of the cost of comparable advertising products.

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Loeb & Loeb LLP is a national law firm, well recognized for our leading entertainment, media, IP and technology practices. Our clients include many of the world’s preeminent music companies and numerous technology, advertising and promotion companies, as well as institutional investors and today’s most successful talent. We provide advice and counsel with respect to industry agreements, finance and lending, and mergers and acquisitions matters. When it comes to the accelerating convergence of content, technology and business, our experience is unparalleled in depth and scope. It’s just another way LOEB & LOEB adds value.

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Tapjoy’s marketing automation and monetization platform empowers to freemium app publishers to maximize the lifetime value of every one of their users. Combining predictive analytics, marketing automation, IAP driven monetization and its rewarded advertising solutions, Tapjoy delivers the industry’s most comprehensive mobile marketing automation platform. Tapjoy’s Future Value Map leverages data science, deep segmentation and proprietary algorithms to predict the future behaviors of individual users, and determine whether an IAP promotion, advertisement or in-app message will drive the most revenue. The platform’s marketing automation capabilities then enable developers to deliver targeted messages to those users at the right moment.

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Highwinds offers the highest performing CDN on the planet.  Leading companies around the world use Highwinds CDN to stream video, distribute games, serve advertising assets, and deliver software, apps and websites. Highwinds combines its massive RollingThunder global network with their award-winning StrikeTracker console to provide an excellent user experience for its customers and their online audiences.  Learn more about Highwinds CDN and their other products including EveryStream, Cloud Storage, Full Site Acceleration and Network Services at www.highwinds.com.

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Border City Media is a New York-based music technology company that is in development of a unique set of services that will revolutionize the way businesses analyze entertainment consumption and related trends. BuzzAngle Music, the first in a series of Border City Media services that will also include BuzzAngle Movies and BuzzAngle Books, provides a state-of-the-art music consumption service that analyzes the daily sales, streaming and airplay activity of albums, songs and artists. 

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Rights Management Holdings provides strategic consulting licensing and revenue optimization services for owners and managers of  audio visual, music, sports and other entertainment rights assets. ​We also invest in and acquire early and mid stage technology companies which facilitate commerce in the intellectual property space.

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CalReply is a platform used by TV networks, professional sports organizations and event organizers to drive real-time engagement and ratings by reminding audiences to tune-in via mobile calendar notifications minutes before a show or event begins. Our technology is used by TV and Sports marketers across all marketing touch points including social media, out of home, television and digital. In less than 12 months, we’ve activated many of the world’s largest broadcasters and sporting leagues. Our clients include Formula 1, NASCAR, UFC, FOX, ESPN, Fox Sports, Rugby World Cup  and many more.

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The team at Mr. Finn Content Works (www.mrfinncontentworks.com) creates branded digital magazines and multi-media properties to help brands, businesses and CEOs grow their audience, formulate thought leadership and achieve business goals. They’ve partnered with Dow Jones, HP, Braun and Ultimate Fighting Championship to align brand values with consumer content that scales.  

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iHeartRadio is a free, all-in-one digital radio and music streaming service that lets you listen to thousands of Live Stations from across the country and allows you to create personalized Custom Stations featuring songs from the artist you select and similar music

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Find the best YouTube influencers for your brand. Our platform provides you with an automated self-service solution. And if that still sounds daunting, we provide a full-service solution at a very reasonable cost.

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CityRealty is the website for NYC real estate, providing end-to-end service, tech-based solutions, and in-depth analysis for apartment buyers and renters. CityRealty gives home-seekers an edge by making the most accurate real estate data user-customizable and by offering a top-quality search platform. CityRealty also offers other resources, like “fly-through” rendering videos of buildings, and neighborhood guides to get users oriented.Coupling these tools with personalized agent referrals to match each client with an agent specializing in the neighborhood and home type he or she is looking for, CityRealty makes it easy for new and lifelong New Yorkers to find new homes.

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The mission of The National Arts Club is to stimulate, foster and promote public interest in the arts and educate the American people in the fine arts.The Club’s Membership has included three U.S. Presidents: Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson and Dwight D. Eisenhower. Among the distinguished painters who have been members are Robert Henri, Frederic Remington, William Merritt Chase and Cecilia Beaux. Sculptors Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Daniel Chester French, Anna Hyatt Huntington and Paul Manship were all members as were composer Victor Herbert, conductor Walter Damrosch, photographer Alfred Stieglitz and architects Stanford White and George B. Post. The National Arts Club hosts both members-only and public events honoring exemplary leaders in their chosen fields of art as well as exhibitions, theatrical and musical performances, lectures and readings. Feature programs focus on visual arts, literature, film, architecture, fashion, photography and music.

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Condé Nast is a premier media company renowned for producing the highest quality content for the world’s most influential audiences. Attracting 115 million consumers across its industry-leading print, digital and video brands, the company’s portfolio includes some of the most iconic titles in media: Vogue, Vanity Fair, Glamour, Brides, Self, GQ, The New Yorker, Condé Nast Traveler, Details, Allure, Architectural Digest, Bon Appétit, Epicurious, Wired, W, Golf Digest, Golf World, Teen Vogue, Ars Technica and Style.com. The company’s newest division, Condé Nast Entertainment, was launched in 2011 to develop film, television and premium digital video programming. The company has recently relocated to its new global headquarters at 1 World Trade Center, where it plays a leading role in the resurgence of Lower Manhattan.

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The Orchard is a pio­neer­ing music, video and film dis­tri­b­u­tion com­pany and top-ranked Multi Chan­nel Net­work oper­at­ing in more than 25 global mar­kets.  With a holis­tic approach to sales and mar­ket­ing com­bined with industry-leading tech­nol­ogy and oper­a­tions, The Orchard ampli­fies reach and rev­enue across hun­dreds of dig­i­tal, phys­i­cal and mobile out­lets around the world. 

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Arkadium is a top game development studio developing casual, mobile, social and Windows 8 games. Founded in 2001 by Jessica Rovello and Kenny Rosenblatt, Arkadium has grown from a humble startup with four employees to a profitable, multimillion dollar business with offices spanning the globe from New York City to Russia. 

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Pretty. Different. We’re a mobile game studio that makes original games with thoughtful design. Inspired by art of minimalist art, Dots was created with the notion that beauty and fun are not mutually exclusive.

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Music Reports is a global music licensing and administration platform.  Our assets include Songdex®, the world’s largest database of sound recording and musical works information, a best-in-class SaaS-ready information technology platform, and a team of experienced music business affairs professionals. Music Reports’ capabilities are wide ranging, and are being extended in new directions as rapidly as the music business is changing. Generally, we help clients analyze the rights and rightsholders implicated by their proposed business activities; help obtain licenses for the rights they determine to pursue; and administer those licensed rights in a manner tailored to their specific needs.

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VirZOOM creates thrilling Virtual Reality experiences powered by you. Pedal your VirZOOM Controller to propel yourself through endlessly exciting VR games. Power a horse in a race, a tank in battle, a fire-breathing dragon through mountains. Patent pending software controls keep you feeling good. A workout without the work.

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SAG-AFTRA represents more than 160,000 actors, announcers, broadcast journalists, dancers, DJs, news writers, news editors, program hosts, puppeteers, recording artists, singers, stunt performers, voiceover artists and other media professionals. SAG-AFTRA members are the faces and voices that entertain and inform America and the world. With national offices in Los Angeles and New York and local offices nationwide, SAG-AFTRA members work together to secure the strongest protections for media artists into the 21st century and beyond. Visit SAG-AFTRA online at SAGAFTRA.org.

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Support and foster the community of game developers in New York City and promote the growth of the New York City metro area as a game development hub.

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Fusicology.com is a multifaceted website media entity, promoting progressive music culture through event listings and relevant content. Fusicology as a whole provides a national hub reaching trend setting multicultural urbanites. Our site and newsletter specialize in providing relevant information for early adopters that include the musically forward.

Since 2003, Fusicology has sustained long lasting relationships with an extensive list of record labels, recording artists, event promoters, venues, and lifestyle brands. In addition we offer our clients special event production services that include concept to completion as well as an array of online/offline marketing campaign creation and execution.

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Steel Media’s first full-on conference, Pocket Gamer Connects, was launched in London at the start of 2014. It exceeded all their expectations, with over 700 top-tier attendees representing leading mobile game developers, publishers, and service companies from all corners of the world. In June, they followed it up with PGC Helsinki, adding a Nordic twist to proceedings as they explored the past, present and future of the Finnish games industry for the benefit of over 800 delegates. And they’re not stopping there. In January 2015 they’re looking to go bigger and better yet again. They’re planning five distinct tracks, with the core global games publishing and indie developer survival guides being joined by a dedicated monetisation and user acquisition track, a celebration of the best of British, plus a bonus level bringing together other salient trends and looking ahead to new platforms.

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Uniquely positioned across the Eastern and Western hemispheres, NYT (New York – Tokyo) is a NYC – based creative agency that connects brands to global opportunities in Fashion, Action Sports, Lifestyle, Arts and Entertainment. NYT started with New York – Tokyo Music Festival 2002 which brought Japanese and US music worlds together in NYC at multiple venues for 4 days. This unique Festival helped promoting NYT brand and logo awareness strong. Since then, for 10 years, NYT has been connecting brands and consumers through media, marketing communications, events, and unparalleled client services. Our forte is the ability to develop cross – platform that is digitally integrated and engaged in global media, marketing and creative network coupled with a powerful reach and insight, especially on next-generation consumers.

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Parks Associates is a market research firm exclusively focused on all product and service segments that are “digital” or provide connectivity within the home, including entertainment, home networking, controls, wireless networking, broadband, and on-demand services.

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Veloxity provides phone charging kiosks to events and venues across North America to help keep customers charged up and happy! Charging kiosks feature individual lockers for a safe charging experience and a display screen that provides a unique branding or sponsorship opportunity. Veloxity’s phone charging kiosks have been popular at trade shows, conferences, conventions, festivals and more. Contact us for a quote on purchasing or renting a charging kiosk for your event or venue – http://veloxity.us

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The Producers Guild of America is the non-profit trade group that represents, protects and promotes the interests of all members of the producing team in film, television and new media. The PGA has over 6,500 members who work together to protect and improve their careers, the industry and community by facilitating members health benefits, encouraging enforcement of workplace labor laws, the creation of fair and impartial standards for the awarding of producing credits, as well as other education and advocacy efforts. The PGA hosts important industry events including the annual PGA Awards and the Produced By Conference.

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New York’s preeminent entertainment industry association for women, New York Women in Film & Television supports women calling the shots in film, television and digital media. NYWIFT energizes the careers of women in entertainment by illuminating their achievements, providing training and professional development, and advocating for equality. Membership includes more than 2,000 women and men working both above and below the line. NYWIFT is part of a network of 40 women in film chapters worldwide, representing more than 10,000 members. For further information, please visit nywift.org.

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Whether for the professional or fan, Events for Gamers is a one-stop website and social community featuring a calendar and up-to-date news and features for game industry events, from conferences, conventions, summits to parties.

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The NewFilmmakers Screening Series selects films and videos often overlooked by traditional film festivals. NewFilmmakers NY screens every week at Anthology Film. The NewFilmmakers Series began in 1998 and over the past fourteen years has screened over 600 feature and 2,000 short films. In 2000 we brought the Havana Film Festival to New York and in 2002 we started NewFilmmakers Los Angeles. Many well-known shorts and features including Blair Witch and Too Much Sleep have had their initial screenings at NewFilmmakers. NewFilmmakers LA now screens monthly at the Sunset Gower Studio in Hollywood. Recently we began NewFilmmakers Online, which gives filmmakers the opportunity to exhibit and distribute their films directly to the public.

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Skyline Music founded and curates Hypebot.com, the top rated blog in the sector with 75,000 unique visitors monthly chronicling developments in modern music marketing, music tech and the new music
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ProductionHUB is an online marketplace that connects businesses with professional content creators and vendors to make their projects come to life – from production companies, post houses, and equipment vendors to crew, freelancers & everything in between.

Since its inception in 1998, ProductionHUB has been a B2B resource for professionals behind-the-scenes in media & entertainment; but with the popularity of video as a marketing tool, the business world has quickly adapted and ProductionHUB bridges this gap.

Every day, thousands of production professionals of all levels gain new jobs, clients, and projects. ProductionHUB has grown to become the world’s largest and most active production community search site, attracting more than 6 million searches annually.

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Kyle Arnett is a lifestyle and technology marketing firm that helps clients connect with people to start something meaningful. We help clients realize the power of their brands, leveraging everything we know—and everything we can imagine—to bring ambitious visions to life. From sleeping giants and purpose-driven disruptors to industry leaders with decades of experience, these are the businesses and organizations that inspire us. www.kylearnett.com

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The Manhattan Chamber of Commerce (MCC) is a non-profit member organization, which serves as a primary resource and help for small and mid-size firms doing business in Manhattan. The MCC represents the voice of over 100,000 companies in Manhattan and partners with over 300 diverse business organizations. The Chamber supports the business community through advocating for positive business legislation, hosting 3-4 monthly networking events and seminars, expanding marketing opportunities and international outreach. MCC’s mission is to advocate for, connect and educate the business community in Manhattan. www.manhattancc.org.

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CrunchBase is the leading platform to discover innovative companies and the people behind them. Founded in 2007 by Mike Arrington, we began as a simple crowd sourced database to track startups covered on TechCrunch. Today, we deliver market insights to millions of users and businesses around the world. The CrunchBase Dataset is constantly expanding through contributions from our community of users, investment firms, and network of global partners.

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Meetup is the world’s largest network of local groups. Meetup makes it easy for anyone to organize a local group or find one of the thousands already meeting up face-to-face. More than 9,000 groups get together in local communities each day, each one with the goal of improving themselves or their communities. Meetup’s mission is to revitalize local community and help people around the world self-organize. Meetup believes that people can change their personal world, or the whole world, by organizing themselves into groups that are powerful enough to make a difference.

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Now in its 33rd year, Canadian Music Week (CMW) is recognized as one of the premier music conferences and festivals in North America. Known for its world class and expert keynote speakers, CMW has established itself as one of the largest and single longest running entertainment and networking events, attracting delegates from around the world. With seminars, keynotes/celebrity interviews, international match-making, mentoring sessions, networking & Canada’s largest new music festival – 1000+ artists, 40+ countries, 60 venues and 9 days – it is the official meeting ground for those leading and shaping our industries. For artists, it is a chance to learn and network with pros from all sectors of the industry who are at your disposal with the tools and knowledge to build your career in music.

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Branded designs, markets, programmes and produces amazing B2B and B2Fan events. Founded in 2002, the company is renowned as a pioneering expert in the entertainment space in Asia. Lauded as a top 10 Event Marketing agency by Marketing magazine, and covering the full span of high end conferences, diverse festivals and small bespoke content events, the company is a two-time winner of the Singapore Tourism Board Trade Event of the Year Award for All That Matters and global producer of the YouTube FanFest. Branded is an independent company dedicated to growing the music, media, sports and entertainment industry in Asia and adding value that makes their events a world-class experience for the entire spectrum of stakeholders. It is staffed by passionate multi-cultural, multi-lingual and multi-talented individuals with offices in Hong Kong and Singapore and affiliations that span all corners of the globe.

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France Rocks is the definitive platform for discovering music made in France. From industry experts with a knack for promoting the latest French music, culture, artists, videos, tours & more to the US. Find out more.

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The International Association of Entertainment Lawyers was officially founded in 1977 at MIDEM, the music business trade fair held each year in Cannes, France.  Over the past forty years, its focus has widened and the IAEL has come to fulfil a unique role for lawyers and business affairs executives involved in the media and entertainment industry.  It aims to provide a specialist, global forum for the sharing of knowledge and experience of legal and commercial issues relevant to its members and their clients and contacts, with a particular focus on the impact of new technologies.  In recent years it has expanded both the size of its membership (drawn from private practice but also industry) and the scope of its activities on a truly international basis.  Nonetheless, continuity of membership combined with the energy of its officers, past and present, mean that the IAEL’s style remains distinctly personal and informal.

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Quantum Media Group, LLC is a media development firm based in New York City. The company is headed by its CEO & Founder, Ari Zoldan. Ari is a regular guest on FOX, CNN, & CNBC covering technology, media and emerging trends. 

Zoldan is an avid traveler to emerging countries including South Sudan, India, Uganda, Kenya, Nicaragua, Guinea, China, Haiti and Egypt.  Zoldan developed a strong belief in the doctrine of social entrepreneurship and spends much of his time donating technology to unserved and underserved countries in the developing world. Ari holds press credentials on Capitol Hill and is a member of The National Press Club.

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River Studios creates premium Virtual Reality experiences. We partner with brands and music artists to bring never before seen Virtual Reality content. Located in San Francisco and Los Angeles, we are a “One Stop Shop” for VR, with deep experience across creative, production, post-production, platform development and even branded product fulfillment.

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Formed in 1997 by Shen Lihui, Modern Sky Entertainment, Ltd. of Beijing is home to the largest independent record label in China (Modern Sky Records) and is one of the leading providers of contemporary Chinese music content in the world. Modern Sky Entertainment, Ltd. companies also include Sky Image Studios, Modern Sky Films, Modern Sky Books, M2 Artist Management, Mod In Mod, Modern Sky Concerts, Musicb2b.cn, Modern Sky Art, Modern Sky Digital, and M-interact.com. Modern Sky Entertainment produces the annual Modern Sky Festival, China‘s largest outdoor music and art festival, and the Strawberry Festival, a 3-day music festival debuting in May, 2009.

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Founded in 2013, No Roads is a full service music and media company based in New York City, Beijing, and Helsinki.

We provide our global partners with a wide range of services, including concert and festival event booking and production support; event sponsorship and marketing management; audio and video production and distribution; design and web development; digital communication and pr; and various artist services.

No Roads manages international affairs and booking for Modern Sky Entertainment, mainland China’s leading music entertainment company.

No Roads is also home to Pretty Party Records.

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