FORWARD by EllisX: The Future of Media and Visibility

Friday, September 18, 2020 (9:00 AM - 6:30 PM) (EDT)
Fri, September 18, 2020 9:00 AM – 6:30 PM EDT
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How media is changing and what that means for startups and visibility Media is changing. Traditional newsrooms have been shrinking for a long time, and COVID-19 has only accelerated this trend. This has propelled many writers to start their own media companies by launching paid newsletters, and many talented storytellers have launched independent podcasts. What does this mean for the future of media? What will the industry look like going forward? How can innovative startups raise awareness of their products, given the changing media landscape? Why is visibility important to them, and what are the challenges and opportunities associates with getting exposure? 

We'll explore these questions on September 18, during the first annual FORWARD by EllisX Conference. Join us for a glimpse into the media Renaissance, how it affects companies seeking exposure, and some valuable networking.



9:00am ET - Welcoming Remarks 

9:15am - 10am ET - Opening Keynote
Speaker: TBA 

10am - 10: 45am ET - Startups & visibility: why it matters and how to get it (Panel Discussion)
Speakers: Farouk Daher, Co-founder & CEO, Bizzy 

11am - 11:45am ET - The Future of Media: How Newsletters Are Creating a Media Renaissance (Panel Discussion)
Speakers: Polina Marinova, Founder and Author of The Profile, formerly Fortune Josh Sternberg, Founder and Author of The Media Nut, formerly AdWeek 

12pm - 1pm ET - Lunch Break: Mix & Mingle Networking Session 

1pm - 1:45pm ET - The Rise and Future of Podcasting (Panel Discussion)
Speakers: Keith Cline, founder of VentureFizz & host of the VentureFizz podcast 

2pm - 3pm ET - Exposure for Startups: Challenges and Opportunities (Panel Discussion)
Speakers: TBA 

3pm - 4pm ET - Closing keynote
Speaker: TBA 

4pm - 4:15pm ET - Closing remarks 

4:15 - 6pm - Cocktail Hour

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