Monday, October 20, 2008

Global Media Awards to honor excellence at CES

David Wertheimer, CEO & Executive Director of, becomes vice chairman of the new Global Media Awards. This is a new joint project between the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) and National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) to honor excellence in the creative adaptation of technology that enhances video programming or content.

Now, for the first time, these two industry leaders have partnered together to launch the Global Media Awards (GMA) in order to recognize how the worlds of technology and entertainment have merged to advance both the creativity and science of media worldwide. The Global Media Awards will be awarded at the opening night of the 2009 International CES, the world’s largest event for consumer technology, on January 8, 2009.

The Global Media Awards promote the advancement of content and technology innovation in seven new categories:

  • Short Form
  • Advertising
  • Web Site / Internet
  • Repurposed Linear / Traditional Content
  • Long Form
  • Platform
  • Experience / Program Guide

Entering one's work in the GMA competition will provide it greater visibility with respected experts in the digital media industry and the opportunity to be on the cutting edge at the 2009 CES/NATAS event in Las Vegas.

For information about the Global Media Awards, follow this link for the complete rulebook and application: or call 212-586-8424.

Parks Associates will also be hosting the CONNECTIONS Summit at CES. This CONNECTIONS™ Summit features ten sessions, held January 8 & 9, the first two days at CES and moderated by the Parks Associates analysts. Attending these sessions offers the perfect start to CES – attendees receive consumer and industry data, insight from leading executives, and the opportunity to speak with Parks Associates' analysts.

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