Weather Channel’s Sam Champion to Receive Future TV Award, Ogilvy’s Jeffrey L. Bowman to Keynote the Cynopsis FutureTV Summit

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The much-anticipated conference is set for Thursday, October 16, 2014

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The Ogilvy Group’s Partner/Managing Director and CCMCA’s Founder/Chairman, Jeffrey L. Bowman, will be the opening keynoter at the Cynopsis FutureTV Summit on October 16 in New York City. In his keynote address, Bowman will discuss the future of television as it relates to the growing multi-cultural audience and what the “total market” means for brands and advertisers.

The Weather Channel’s Sam Champion will receive the inaugural Cynopsis FutureTV Award in recognition of his work to advance weather and news coverage, both on screen and behind the scenes. Champion, an Emmy and Peabody award winner, will offer remarks about the evolving role of information dissemination across fragmented audiences and platforms--and where television fits into today’s ecosystem.

The annual Cynopsis FutureTV Summit brings together business executives and creative leaders from across the industry for a day of robust discussion about developments in production, distribution, advertising, business models, social media and more to compete—and profit—in today’s shifting media landscape.

The October 16 Summit will feature a lineup of speakers from companies such as:

  • A+E Networks
  • ABC Family
  • Brightcove
  • Bunim/Murray Productions
  • CBS Interactive
  • clypd + Principal
  • CTAM
  • Dailymotion
  • Havas
  • Ipsos MediaCT
  • Nielsen
  • True Entertainment
  • Turner
  • TVGN
  • UM Studios/Universal McCann
  • Videology
  • And more!

The Summit, sponsored by TVGN, Brightcove and FreeWheel, will be held at the Grand Hyatt in Midtown Manhattan. It will include an informal lunch and networking breaks featuring a unique Speakers’ Salon, where attendees will have access to the panelists for a one-on-one Q&A. For details, please visit

For questions about registration, contact Pete Romas at pete(at)cynopsis(dot)com or go to For advertising or sponsorship information, contact Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Mike Farina at mike(at)cynopsis(dot)com.

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