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SOURCE Publishing & Media Expo
LONDON, February 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Five up and coming technology companies have risen to the challenge of providing new solutions to the publishing industry and will present their innovations as part of The Digital Innovation Challenge, in association with Digital Shoreditch, at Publishing & Media Expo on Feb 27th at Earls Court, London.
In organising this challenge, Digital Shoreditch consulted with a number of high level publishers all of whom were keen to hear about the next big technology set to revolutionise their industry. The main themes emerging from this consultation were monetising content and generating communities.
Digital Shorditch put this challenge out to its community and were inundated with solutions from up and coming companies eager to get in front of a publishing audience. The top five were selected and will go through to the final showdown at Publishing & Media Expo within the Digital & Multi-Publishing Theatre programme.
The five finalists are:
Attendees to the session will be able to vote on the winner having heard all 5 of these companies pitch and be cross examined by the judging panel. The audience vote will then be combined with the judges' to decide an overall winner.
Steve Price, MD of Digital Innovation Solutions and representative of Digital Shoreditch said "I expect it to be a difficult decision for the panel and the audience as the five finalists will wow them in very different ways. It just shows what you can achieve with a challenge led engagement of young ambitious digital companies."
Publishing & Media Expo is free to attend for all pre registered publishing and media professionals and takes place alongside Technology for Marketing & Advertising (TFM&A), Online Advertising & Affiliate Expo (OA&A) and International Direct Marketing Expo (IDMX).
About UBM Live (organiser of Publishing & Media Expo):
UBM Live connects people and creates opportunities for companies across five continents to develop new business, meet customers, launch new products, promote their brands and expand their markets. Through premiere brands such as MD&M, CPhI, IFSEC, TFM&A, Cruise Shipping Miami, the Concrete Show and many others, UBM Live exhibitions, conferences, awards programs, publications, websites and training and certification programs are an integral part of the marketing plans of companies across more than 20 industry sectors.
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