January / February 2015 Newsletter
DECKER ANSTROM NAMED BRESNAN ETHICS IN BUSINESS AWARD RECIPIENT
The industry's best networking event, the Cable Hall of Fame honors those in the cable industry who have made a lasting contribution to the advancement of the industry and will take place on May 5, in Chicago in conjunction with the INTX. In addition to the six 2015 inductees, Decker Anstrom will be presented with the Bresnan Ethics in Business Award.
The award honors outstanding men and women in the cable industry who best exemplify the standards upheld by Bill Bresnan, including understanding and doing what is right in the face of adversity and upholding ethical leadership qualities in everyday work situations.
"The Bresnan Ethics in Business Award is not only a wonderful honor, but also a very humbling one," said Anstrom. "I loved and respected Bill so much - and the previous recipients have all been true giants of our industry."
"Decker's leadership has helped to shape our industry into the thriving, innovating business it is today," said Bob Miron, retired chairman and chief executive of?cer, Bright House Networks, and chairman of the Bresnan Award selection committee. "His commitment to public service and philanthropy is unrivaled, and we are delighted to honor him with the Bresnan Ethics in Business Award."
A long time industry veteran, Anstrom currently serves on the board of directors of Discovery Communications, as well as on the boards of several non-pro?t environmental groups.
Help us honor Anstrom at the Cable Hall of Fame Celebration on May 5 at the Navy Pier in Chicago! For more information on the event, sponsorship opportunities and to register, visit www.cablehalloffame.com or contact Morgan Hernquist, , 720-502-7513.
Article Sponsored by the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA)
INTX: The Internet and Television Expo, May 5-7 in Chicago, is The Cable Show reimagined. It's the live interactive event where leading ?gures from the rapidly converging TV, Internet and original content ecosystem will come together to network, learn and do business.
From exclusive sessions produced by top Re/code.net journalists Kara Swisher and Peter Kafka, to the new INTX Talks: Conversations and Perspectives, the Internet & Television Expo will feature provocative dialogue and candid conversations with today's global media leaders. Plus, the INTX Marketplace offers a fresh take on exhibit presentation with the new INTX Intersections—specialized interactive destinations showcasing the latest in TV Every-where, Streaming Media, the Internet of Things and more.
Check out this 90-second animated video for a quick INTX overview. And be sure to join thousands of industry leaders, emerging innovators and creative strategists for a first-hand view of the people, companies, ideas and technologies that will shape the future.
The American Cable Communicators (ACC) Beacon Awards® have been cable's highest recognition of communications and public affairs excellence since 1989. The 2015 entry deadline for the Beacon Awards® is March 20, 2015. All entrants need to do is submit a one-and-a-half to two-page project summary, completed entry form and payment, all of which may be emailed to ACC. All Beacon Award® entries must represent work executed and results achieved between April 1, 2014, and March 31, 2015.
Organizations eligible to enter the Beacon Awards are: cable operators, regional and national cable networks, state and regional associations, marketing co-ops and vendors (hardware and software providers). Additionally, advertising and public relations agencies may enter with the permission of the client cable system or network.
New this year, the 2015 Beacon Awards® have added 12 new entry categories. The categories are: Crisis Communications, Educational Materials, Events/Observances Internal & External, Events/Premieres, Mobil Apps, Programming Special or Miniseries Event, Programming Series, and Social Media Integrated Communications. Plus, six Social Media Campaign Vehicle topics have been added, including, the best use of Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter, Video Channels and Emerging Social Tools.
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