HOMESTATS | PUBLICATIONS | REGISTER | ADVERTISE | ARCHIVE | ABOUT US | CONTACT US



 Search the Archives of Target Market News

Click here for recent news stories and our news archive
____________________________________

THE LATEST NEWS JUST A CLICK AWAY!

 
Want more news on African-American media, marketing and research as it happens? Follow us on Facebook and Twitter and get ahead by staying ahead of the other industry sources.
____________________________________

STAY IN-THE-KNOW!
Are you getting the latest industry news when it happens via e-mail
?

 

Click here for free daily delivery of the Target Market News Bulletin
You"ll receive news of breaking stories, exclusives, updates and headlines on the latest developments in African American marketing and media

 

Rolling Out launches RIDE, its first Innovation digital entertainment conference in Atlanta

(September 10, 2017) Rolling Out, the multimedia company targeting multicultural trendsetters, will host its first-ever technology and entertainment conference in Atlanta on September 22-23. RIDE (Rolling Out Innovation Digital Entertainment) will feature a lineup of diverse thought-leaders in the areas of business, technology, entertainment, content marketing, media and community to discuss the keys to success in those fields. The conference will be held at the Loudermilk Conference Center, 40 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, GA.

"RIDE is a celebration of progressive thought leaders," said Munson W. Steed, CEO and Publisher, Steed Media Group, Rolling Out. "It is a platform for innovation that rewards progress, helping to make ideas a reality for a better future." RIDE sponsors include Toyota Motor Company, McDonald's, HBO, Morgan Stanley, and Microsoft.

RIDE will highlight the need and opportunity in technology and entertainment for multicultural millennial, Gen Y and Xer professionals. RIDE is a platform for thought leaders to generate interest in their respective professions and share their business acumen and career insights through case studies, micro-lectures, panel discussions and breakout sessions. Topics will range from discussions around disruption in the tech and entertainment industries and why it matters, to e-commerce and the new retail reality, to the new Hollywood model.

"Toyota is proud to partner with Rolling Out to sponsor its RIDE conference -- a dynamic event that celebrates innovation and thought leadership," said Mia Phillips, National Manager, Brand, Multicultural and Crossline Marketing Strategy, Toyota. "At the end of the day, although we're in the business of making great cars and trucks, we are also very passionate about applying and sharing our know-how in ways that benefit people, the community, and our planet in order to build a better tomorrow."

Some of the featured speakers include:

•Jamal Simmons, Political Analyst and Television Commentator

•Adrian Franks, UX Design Director, IBM

•Jay Carter, Founder of One Music Fest

•Angela Benton, CEO of NewMe Accelerator

•Roger Bobb, President, BobbCat Films

•Ryan Leslie, Grammy Award-Winning Record Producer

•Laz Alonzo, Film and Television Actor

•Christian Keyes, Film and Television Actor

•Kerry Hilson, Singer and Songwriter

A full list of the speakers and topic line-up can be found at ride.rollingout.com.

RIDE will also feature the launch of a new media partnership between Steed Media Group/Rolling Out and BobbCat Films.

"I'm thrilled to engage in a partnership with Rolling Out and BobbCat Films," said Roger M. Bobb, President, BobbCat Films. "The Rolling Out brand has long been synonymous with mixing social consciousness with cutting edge information and entertainment. Bobb goes on to say, "We are excited to partner with Rolling out as the brand continues to innovate with RIDE. Rolling Out's local broadcast channel will create opportunities for talent and new content as we will host national and local talent auditions together in the future."

Tickets for the conference are on sale now and range from $199 (student) to $699 platinum badges. RIDE will also feature a hack-a-thon in partnership with Amplify 4 Good.

For more information and for conference updates, please visit www.ride.rollingout.com


Click here for more recent news stories and our news archive








































































 




ORDER TODAY AND SAVE!

The 19th Annual Edition

The Buying Power of
Black America

A dollar-by-dollar breakdown
of the Trillion-Dollar Black Economy

Published by
Target Market News

Click here to learn more and order the
print and digital copy today!

__________________________________



Pressure Makes Diamonds:
Becoming the Woman I
Pretended to Be

By Valerie Graves

Valerie Graves, whom Advertising Age magazine named one of the "100 Best and Brightest" in the entire ad industry, is a nationally recognized creative director of such Fortune 500 accounts as Ford, General Motors, AT&T, Burger King, General Foods and Pepsi.

Paperback: 288 pages
Publisher: OpenLens
(November 1, 2016)
Available now on Amazon.com.

________________________________




 


TARGET MARKET NEWS
228 S. Wabash Ave.
Chicago, Il 60604
312-408-1881
Copyright (c) 2017 All rights reserved

info@targetmarketnews.com                     Supplier Services