DIAS Media Group is a complete media group with a large cumulative volume of publications, radio, internet, and television media, which are the core of the triptych of information, entertainment, and education. DIAS Group’s mission is to remain the top group in information and entertainment by being first in all categories its media are part of. It has attained this role by creating and reporting high-quality content, which it channels through its modern systems, with the goal of continuing to be the number one choice of advertisers. It is the unique comprehensive one stop media shop in Cyprus, offering advertisers multiple opportunities to achieve the best result in their company’s financial framework. It is estimated that we communicate with more than 400,000 individuals.
IN2 designs, builds and operates AI-powered, cutting-edge web-based and scalable solutions that simplify how businesses and people collect, organise, discover and present digital content. The company covers the whole spectrum of application development and provisioning from design, user interaction, software development and deployment from its own private cloud (DevOps). The core technology consists of the MyMeedia platform, an in-house beyond the state-of-the-art platform for data aggregation and analysis, content indexing, automatic annotation, content management and publishing. On top of this platform IN2 builds customised solutions for vertical markets.
IN2 has a strong experience in R&D activities and the transfer of that knowledge to the market. IN2 works closely with top universities, actively shaping European funded research in the fields of digital content and digital transformation, AI and Big Data. IN2 is a Steering Board member of the New European Media (NEM) initiative and a member of the European Creative Business Network (ECBN).
PortaPlay is a design and production company, working with development and launch of concepts and solutions within the field of digital learning, information and edutainment. We have worked with learning platforms, interactive experiences and games since 2007.
Our speciality is entering the early concept and development process with partners and customers, to develop e-learning, interactive learning and serious games, for both web, mobile and on-location.
WAN-IFRA, is the global organisation of the world’s press. Our mission is to protect the rights of journalists and publishers around the world to operate independent media. We provide our members with expertise and services to innovate and prosper in a digital world and perform their crucial role in society, in the conviction that the press can be free only if it is sustainable and independent.
Media Research and Innovation Centre is a knowledge centre, creating insight and learning for media and journalism. We supply knowledge and inspiration to the media industry. Media Research and Innovation Centre collects, adapts and communicates new knowledge and experiences within the media area in an accelerated and systematic process, which makes knowledge accessible in a relevant, current and practical form to efficiently be used by and implemented in the media industry.
Alliance de la Presse represents 285 publishers in France (5 million copies). Largest press organization in the country, it is tasked with defending publishers at national and international levels, especially in the fields of press freedom, online circulation of news content, plurality, innovation… Alliance has set up APEM, a sister organization, entirely dedicated to Media education and Literacy.
A regional daily newspaper company, Sud Ouest gives priority to regional, departmental and local news. More than half of its editors and photographers work in agencies located in the main cities of the region. They are helped by a network of 800 local correspondents. Sud Ouest is available in 11 editions with different local pages but each constituting a complete newspaper with its general and specialized information and its advertisements. Sud Ouest also covers national and international news thanks to its Parisian editorial staff and its correspondents abroad. Sud Ouest is published in 7 departments (Gironde, Landes, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Lot-et-Garonne, Dordogne, Charente and Charente-Maritime). The editorial staff manages the digital content produced by the entire editorial staff. The sudouest.fr website, its applications and its social networks have established themselves as the benchmark for local information on the region.More than 30 free geographic or thematic newsletters are also offered to readers: La Matinale and Le Récap’ (daily), newsletters on sport or related to current events. The evening edition, reserved for subscribers, completes the continuous information feed. The sudouest.fr talent team is also developing a very diversified podcast offer.
Sound and Vision is the leading institute for media in the Netherlands and one of the largest audiovisual archives in the world. It is an inspiring, creative and welcoming meeting place for professionals and others interested in the industry; online, in our physical museum and on location, for instance at festivals. We preserve and provide access to different types of media, including radio and television programmes, video games, written print media, political cartoons, GIFs, websites and historical objects. Sound and Vision is one of the leading authorities when it comes to providing insight into the Dutch media landscape and interpreting current developments from the perspective of media history. We do this with the aim of showing how media impacts everyday life and in conjunction with many partners, including
creative media makers, brilliant experts, business stakeholders and relevant influencers. In this way, we are helping to build a more media literate world. Sound and Vision is the business archive of the national broadcasting corporations and was until recently engaged in Europe’s largest-scale digitization program; Images for the Future. Sound and Vision has made available thousands of hours of archive footage online for various end-user services, including dedicated services for the creative industries, education and research. The institute operates as a visitor attraction aimed at the general public and is visited by over 200,000 people annually.