NEW YORK, NY (February 28, 2009) — NewBay Media LLC has announced the appointment of Paul DaCruz as West Coast Sales Manager for Videography, DV and the Creative Planet Communities of websites.

Paul served as National Sales Manager for TV Technology, another NewBay Media brand, for 10 years. “Paul helped build TV Technology into the #1 publication in the broadcast arena,” said Eric Trabb, Group Publisher of NewBay’s Video/Broadcast Division. “I am very pleased to welcome Paul back into the NewBay family in this new role.”

DaCruz, who will be based out of Northern California, will represent NewBay Media’s portfolio of leading production industry brands. Videography and DV are read by thousands of influential video and film production professionals every month. The Creative Planet Communities engage readers on a daily basis with innovative and authoritative online resources, including websites, e-newsletters and discussion forums.

“The comb

Mobile Music Now date confirmed

Over 150 senior professionals from the space are expected to attend, with delegates drawn from operators, handset manufacturers, record labels, service providers and more.
Mobile Music Now is a new kind of conference for a maturing market sector. It’s been conceived to deliver a succinct amount of market intelligence with an unprecedented opportunity for business networking at an affordable price. The key benefits are:
Two compelling keynotes and a snappy panel session will deliver genuine market intelligence.

The action starts at 4.30pm and continues till late to give every delegate the opportunity to complete a day’s work before arrival.

All delegates are given the chance to book a speed networking session with panellists and industry ‘VIPs’. Then there’s an informal three course dinner and drinks.

Delegate places cost only £199 + VAT if ordered before May 1st. That’s a tenth of the cost of some industry conferences.
Stuart Dinsey, MD of Intent Media, said: “Mobile Music Now is the right kind of event for the busy exec who wants to cement existing business alliances and build new ones. I’m delighted to confirm its return this summer, and feel confident that the entertaining format and the recession-busting price tag will guarantee a sell-out event.”
Look out for confirmation of more details, including speaker line-up, in ME magazine and on this site over the next few weeks.

For general information, please contact or call +44 (0) 1992 535 646.

For sponsorship opportunities, please contact or call +44 (0) 1992 535 647.

For delegate bookings, please contact or call +44 (0) 1992 535 647.

London Games Conference details announced

The London Games Conference will take place during the increasingly popular London Games Festival on Tuesday October 27th at BAFTA in Piccadilly.

Organiser Intent Media, which publishes video games trade magazine MCV, expects up to 200 delegates. It is also introducing a different concept to previous games seminars.

“LGC will start late afternoon and run into the evening. There will be several keynotes, but no filler. Delegates will be able to meet the speakers via speed networking mechanic and there will also be a dinner,” commented MCV managing editor Lisa Foster.

“We have developed this event to tap into the need for a central B2B event during London Games Festival. But we are trying to ensure that we avoid the pitfalls of previous UK conferences.”

One key element of the London Games Conference is value, with the walk-up rate for the day being only £229. This is half the price of last year’s Games 3.0 conference.

Members of the ELSPA and TIGA trade bodies will be able to gain a further discount, bringing the cost to under £200 per delegate.

For more information contact

Intent acquires Stream and Mobile Music Now

Mobile Entertainment has consolidated its position as the voice of the mobile content industry, acquiring all assets of B2B title Stream, plus the Mobile Music Now conference.

ME, published by Intent Media, will boost its global online presence and print readership as a result of the acquisition, while the popular conference is set for a return this summer.

Stream, published by Prestige Media, closed last year. It had a circulation of over 5,000 international readers and a powerful email news service.

The Mobile Music Now conference was successfully launched in 2007, attracting over 120 key delegates bi-annually to a seminar and networking event at the BAFTA venue in London.

“With the closure of Stream and before that, Mobile Entertainment is the only truly international business resource for anyone operating in the mobile content sector,” said Intent boss Stuart Dinsey.

"We’re in the process of re-launching what was a very successful Mobile Music Now event. It is such an original and exciting conference format, and very affordable for delegates. I’m certain the industry will be delighted to welcome it back. "

Intent acquires Skep Media assets

Intent has acquired all the brands owned by defunct B2B publisher Skep Media, including the Games 3.0 conference, which was launched during the London Games Festival last year.

Indeed, Intent has already agreed with LGF 2009 and trade body ELSPA that it will launch a new B2B conference for the wider industry during the Festival this October.

"Final plans will be announced soon. We know the games industry wants a conference and it tried to support Games 3.0, which was innovative and ambitious.," said Intent boss Stuart Dinsey.

"But ours will be much cheaper to attend than Games 3.0 – half the price at least. Plus there will be a very different format," added Dinsey.

As part of the Skep deal, Intent Media has also acquired the assets of trade monthly In Stock, plus video title Home Entertainment Week and RRP – which all closed late last year.

At the same time, Intent has acquired the assets of the Mobile Music Now conference and Stream mobile B2B title from Prestige Media.

Stream also closed last year, but Intent hopes to continue the conference, with a relaunch this summer.


NEW YORK, NY (November 20, 2008) — NewBay Media’s Pro Audio Group has announced a redesign for Pro Audio Review, the equipment resource for the pro audio industry. In addition, the publisher has also announced a re-organization of the editorial team to take advantage of the synergy with sister publication Pro Sound News, the industry-leading news and trends publication.

Beginning with the November issue, Pro Audio Review (PAR) will sport a dynamic new look and structure that will make it easier than ever for recording professionals to get the information they want about the products they need.

The November issue also marks a change in the brand’s editorial structure. Editorial Director Franks Wells will oversee the editorial content, taking over for departing Executive Editor John Gatski. Wells will work directly with the current editorial team. In addition, Pro Sound News Managing Editor Fred Goodman will have an increased role in the production process


NEW YORK, NY (October 27, 2008) — NewBay Media has expanded its successful Residential Systems brand with the launch of Residential Systems International, a print and digital magazine, website, and electronic newsletter that is dedicated to the global residential integration market.

The premiere issue of Residential Systems International will be launched at CES and ISE in January 2009, with bi-monthly issues coming throughout the year. It will be distributed in print and digitally to residential integrators throughout Europe, Latin America, South America, and Asia Pacific, with each region having its own section for news and business advice. Additionally, Residential Systems International will deliver the same high-quality industry analysis for which Residential Systems

DV Expo Returns to the Los Angeles Convention Center, November 4 – 6, with Intensified Focus on Training, Technology, Creativity and Community for the Video Professional

(Los Angeles, CA, September 30, 2008) — DV Expo today announced that its 12th annual conference and exhibition will return to the Los Angeles Convention Center, from November 4- 6, 2008, with a full conference schedule and thriving exhibit floor.

Produced by NewBay Media, this year’s expo has been designed as a “one-stop” destination for the creative professional, whether he or she is a videographer, cinematographer, independent filmmaker, director, producer, camera operator, editor, post supervisor, sound editor, motion graphics designer, or web video producer. In addition to providing attendees the opportunity to see and try the hottest new products on the show floor, DV Expo is focused on providing information and education on cutting-edge technologies, applications, projects and business opportunities to the professional video community.

Kicking off on November 4th with Apple Pro certification training programs and sessions on Digital Cinematogra


NEW YORK, NY (September 30, 2008) — NewBay Media has announced that, effective immediately, Allison Knapp has been named Publisher of the company’s K-12 Education Group, which includes the industry-leading publication Tech & Learning, as well as School CIO, all the Tech & Learning brand websites and newsletters, and events. Knapp previously held the Associate Publisher position for the group.

In her new role as Publisher, Knapp, who has been with Tech & Learning for five and a half years, will manage national sales and be the point person for business and operations. She will continue to manage much of her current West Coast territory and custom publishing clients, as well as the K-12 Education Group’s sales team, including Caliann Mitoulis and Bryan Bogart.

“Allison has been an important part of the Posted in News Archive

Rental & Staging Roadshow Returns Triumphantly To New York

YONKERS, NY (August 8, 2008) — The Rental & Staging Roadshow series returned to the place where it all began almost exactly one year prior — Altman Rentals in Yonkers, NY. Held on July 30, the event featured business sessions by Tom Stimson, CTS, technical sessions from InfoComm, and a lighting session by Altman’s experts, as well as an exhibit area that featured presentations from Christie, Eiki, Sharp, and Thomson, Grass Valley, to name a few.

The Roadshow’s Platinum Sponsors were Barco, Corporate Audio Visual Services (CAVS), and Immediate Connections. The event was produced by NewBay Media, publisher of Rental & Staging Systems, Systems Contractor News, Systems Contractor News Asia, AV Technology, Digital Signage Magazine, and Residential Systems.

The beautiful summer day brought many of the Northeast’s top rental and staging professionals to Altman Rentals, where they were treated to a day of informative sessions, the latest technology fro