FUSE: The Convergence of Technology & Media, scheduled for September 12-14 in Philadelphia, today announced Boomtrain, Wochit, and ADS Global have agreed to sponsor the inaugural technology summit, produced by Publishing Executive and NAPCO Media. FUSE is the only hosted-buyer event that brings together highly-qualified publishing and media executives responsible for leading digital strategy with the technology providers transforming the industry.
The new sponsors join a community of technologists from leading media and publishing companies, including ALM, Bobit Business Media, Farm Journal Media, Forbes, Jobson Medical Information, PennWell, Randall-Reilly and more. Previously announced sponsors include Contobox, Marketo, Parse.ly, PostUp, and Reach Marketing.
FUSE is an invite-only event designed for senior-level technology executives at media and publishing companies, and it will feature some of the industry’s best-in-class technology and service providers.
“The dizzying array of technology solutions and options affecting publishing and media companies continues to expand at a break-neck pace,” says Matt Steinmetz, publisher and brand director of Publishing Executive. “We’ve designed FUSE to bring technologists and tech providers together in an organized and impactful way — to showcase how successful publishers are leveraging emerging tech to optimize content, grow audience, drive revenue and, ultimately, propel our businesses forward. We’re excited to have FUSE serve as a forum for these conversations and the support we’ve received from the publishing community and the solutions providers that serve it has been overwhelming.”
Publishing Executive editor-in-chief Denis Wilson and FUSE Conference Chair Jeffrey Litvack will guide the conference program. Litvack previously served as ALM’s group president and chief digital officer, and was recently was named CEO of ClearView Social.
Ellen Harvey is a freelance writer and editor who covers the latest technologies and strategies reshaping the publishing landscape. She previously served as the Senior Editor at Publishing Executive and Book Business.