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Amagi Announces Its Annual LA FAST Conference

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Amagi has announced its annual LA FAST Conference will be held on 26 September from 9 a.m.-5.30 p.m. at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows in Santa Monica, California.

The event unites top-tier executives and visionaries from around the world to explore how Free Ad-Supported Streaming TV (FAST) is reshaping the industry through unparalleled avenues for expanded reach and revenue. Over 800 registered participants will gain insights from seasoned industry professionals about the forthcoming trends in the market and foster valuable connections to enhance their growth trajectories through dedicated networking sessions.

The one-day conference will host key presentations on such topics as "Building Scalable FAST Businesses", "Advertising on CTV", "Reaching the Right Audience", "Programming Best Practices", and "Tech Considerations".

Breakfast will be available for free from 7:30-9 a.m. Following the closing "State of the Market" and "The Future of FAST" presentations, a networking dinner will be held at 1212 Santa Monica from 6:30-9 p.m.

Confirmed speakers include the following:

Evan Shapiro, Owner & Cartographer, ESHAP
Ashley Hovey, Chief Digital Officer, The CW Network
Evan Bregman, GM of Streaming, Tastemade
Julio Sobral, SVP, Channel Distribution, Blue Ant Media
Alan Wolk, Co-Founder/ Lead Analyst, TVREV
Katherine Pond, Group Vice President, Vizio
Laura Florence, SVP Global FAST Channels, Fremantle
Tom Dodson, Head of Platform Operations, Programming & Content, Roku
Andy Reif, SVP DTC, Programming & International, Tennis Channel
Ken Kerschbaumer, Co-executive Director & Global Editorial Director, SVG Europe
Kevin McGurn, President, Sales & Distribution, Vevo
Lisa Herdman, SVP & Executive Director, Strategic Investments, RPA
Soumya Sriraman, President of Streaming for Qurate Retail Group, QVC
Jennifer Vaux, VP, Content Acquisition, Roku.

"As always, Amagi remains committed to helping media professionals, content owners, and advertisers ride the FAST momentum," said Baskar Subramanian, CEO and Co-founder of Amagi. "From studying market trends to acquiring content and building, financing, and monetizing a successful FAST enterprise, this conference once again serves as a critical juncture for those looking to enter this competitive ecosystem. This is precisely where leading platforms and pioneers come to share their insights, strategies, and predictions."

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