Inspiration Stages

Inspiration Stages

Unmatched access to the strategies, applications, and innovations pushing the industry – all on the show floor.

Leverage insights and connections from these traditional keynote presentations and panel discussions, as well as the more immersive crowd-sourced Q&A, roundtable chats and technical power sessions. Access to these stages is included with the Core Package.

Focus FWD Stage

Bringing you the headlining movers, shakers and future of the industry decision-makers, this stage will feature an array of speakers and sessions including our Opening General Session and our Post | Production and SATCON keynotes. For an interactive and engaging attendee experience, we will present some of these sessions in our new formats including: the Focus FWD Feature, Lightning Talks and Campfire Roundtables.

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Keynotes covering

  • Focus Forward on Privacy and Piracy
  • A View from the Top – In Post
  • Spotlight on Fast Company’s Most Creative in 2017
  • CTO Roundtable

Roundtables featuring

  • Media Center of the Future
  • Emerging Delivery Systems
  • Future-Proof Your Skills and Your Career

Tech FWD Stage

We are partnering with leading industry organizations to present what’s hot, what’s new and what’s next. This stage will showcase top trends in technology and explore the latest developments and uses in the satellite industry.

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The Best of BEITC Track

  • ATSC 3.0
  • Cybersecurity
  • Big Data/Analytics
  • UHD
  • Next Gen TV 


  • A Futurist’s Perspective
  • LEO Constellations
  • Satellites and AI
  • OTT
  • Satellite Finance Lightning Talks

Content FWD Stage

On this stage, we’ll explore the ever-evolving business models with top executives in advertising, digital media and finance. From cloud services and advanced advertising to news and sports, we will take a deep dive into current practices, pressing issues and how major players are positioning themselves for the future.

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Advanced Advertising

  • Creating Engaging Experiences with Targeted Advertising
  • A Mad Mad Ad Tech World
  • The Media Agency Perspective

Content Plays

  • Video Journalism: The New Aesthetic
  • Virtually Sports

Digital Strategies

  • Monetizing OTT
  • The Social Media Conundrum
  • What Audiences Tell Us

Finance and Investment

  • From the Heart of Hudson Yard
  • Market Trends Driving Tech Investment

Create FWD Stage

Whether spotlighting production case studies and media startups, or getting a behind-the-scenes look at live events, we are partnering with leading industry organizations to present the latest projects and technology in production, with a focus on New York and a salute to innovation.

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Made in New York

  • Behind-the-Scenes: Making Live Event History
  • Creating Magic from Stage to Screen
  • The Role, Art & Craft of a Camera Operator

The Innovation Story

  • Case Study: Only in New York
  • Pitching the Next Big Idea
  • From Concept to Business

All-new and expanded session formats.

This platform is gearing up to deliver content in through unique, immersive experiences:

Fireside Chats

Informal conversations in a laid-back format that puts the audience at the center of the debate.

Focus FWD Features

Short fireside chats or fast-paced thought-leadership presentations, programmed back-to-back, these talks will reveal a surprising insight, pivot point or enlightening discovery.

Lightning Talks

Shorter and faster than Focus FWD Features, these 5-7 minutes presentations, developed around a specific theme or topic, set a highly entertaining and energetic tone.

Campfire Roundtables

Once framed for debate by the session lead, these roundtable sessions allow small groups to breakout into open discussions to share and generate new connections, ideas and best practices.

Registration Packages and Pricing