nextMEDIA Accelerator Contest Opens to Emerging Digital Media Technology Companies

nextMEDIA Accelerator Contest Opens to Emerging Digital Media Technology Companies

nextMEDIA BANFF “plays host to leading Digital Media Executives from around the world, giving you the opportunity to explore new partnerships, get the most relevant industry insight, and grow your business.

nextMEDIA BANFF is also about The Intersection of Media & Technology.

“Attracting over 150 Development Executives and a wide-ranging cross-section of television and digital media professionals from around the world, the Banff World Media Festival is the setting for the world’s largest production and development marketplace. BANFF’s unique format provides a range of ways to connect with new partners, pitch ideas and projects, and grow your business.”


Here are the details of the nextMEDIA Accelerator Contest:

“The nextMEDIA Accelerator
Presented in Partnership with Torstar Digital.

The nextMEDIA Accelerator is a platform for emerging digital media tech companies looking to attract corporate partnerships, venture capital and institutional investment.

Check out our 2011 Accelerator Judges here.


The nextMEDIA Accelerator is open to emerging digital media technology companies from around the world. Whether your company is in coding, app development, social media, game production, content management systems, location-based apps, cloud computing or any other tech sector changing the way audiences, users and consumers interact with digital media, the Accelerator is the ideal venue for you to get noticed and grow your business.


Selected applicants to the nextMEDIA Accelerator will receive:

  • Introductions to top-tier venture capital firms, corporate strategics, and funders
  • One free registration to the 2011 Banff World Media Festival
  • The opportunity to showcase live at BANFF 2011 in front of hundreds of your peers and potential partners
  • One complimentary registration to the 2011 Canadian Innovation Exchange-Canada’s premiere forum for Canadian technology companies and investors-taking place in Toronto in November, 2011


The nextMEDIA Accelerator is free to enter. Just complete a company profile online by May 6, 2011.

To review the information required to enter your production into the program, please visit our sample form.”

Please click here for the nextMEDIA Accelerator Contest rules and regulations.

For more information, please contact:
Chatelaine Cheung
Tel.: +1.416.921.3171 ext. 252

1. Are you a returning entrant?

If you have registered for an Achilles Media Event, including the CNMAs, BANFF, History Makers, CIX, nextMEDIA, since March 1st 2009, you can register using your existing profile.”

Please click here to enter your email address and account id.

2. Are you a first time entrant?

Please click here to register a new account.

Contest closes May 6, 2011.


Good Luck! Bonne Chance!

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