Dailymotion Joins SPORTELSummit 2018 Speaker Lineup
NEW YORK, NY—Jan. 3, 2018—Dailymotion, the leading destination for video discovery and exploration, is pleased to announce that Jolie Roberts, Head of US Sports Partnerships at the company, has joined the speaker lineup for the SPORTELSummit, to be held May 15 and 16, 2018 in Miami Beach, Fla..
SPORTELSummit is a leading global conference for sports media and marketing professionals. Roberts joins senior speakers from PGA Tour, Eurosport, Univision, and other leading brands at the May 2018 conference in Miami Beach. The event will be headlined by Gold Medalist and former pro boxer Oscar De La Hoya.
Specifically, Roberts will share her insights as part of a session in collaboration with Sports Video Group entitled, “Make The Right Decision On What Technology Really Has A Future.” The topic is designed to help sports media executives make more informed decisions when it comes to selecting technology partners and determining which trends and platforms have staying power and ROI for their brands.
“Digital is becoming an increasingly critical medium for sports brands and publishers, especially as over-the-top streaming habits gain popularity on a global scale,” said Laurent Puons, CEO, SPORTELSummit. “We’re thrilled to invite Jolie to share her insights from working with leading sports properties and shed some light on the distribution opportunities that will make an impact in 2018 and beyond.”
At Dailymotion, Roberts is responsible for developing and scaling strategic partnerships with premium publishers and broadcasters in the sports world, bringing their ongoing video content to new and engaged audiences via the Dailymotion platform. Current sports partners on the platform include CBS Sports, Redbull, UFC, NESN, beIN, Fox Deportes, VICE, Outside TV, L’Equipe, International Tennis Federation, USA Gymnastics, Glory Kickboxing, Generation Iron, Nitro Circus, and more.
“Publishers today face new opportunities when it comes to the technologies available to help surface their video content to engaged audiences,” said Roberts. “As we continue to expand our sports partnerships within the Dailymotion platform, I am eager to share my insights with SPORTELSummit’s audience of industry decision-makers.”
Dailymotion is the video platform for discovering the events and ideas that keep the world surprising and diverse on four main topics: news, sports, music, and entertainment, as well as comedy skits, political debates, fashion shows, gaming live-streams and more. Launched in 2005, Dailymotion commands a global audience of 300 million entertainment-seekers who frequent the site and its dedicated mobile experience to surface the most relevant professional video content based on their unique tastes and interests. Dailymotion is owned by Vivendi, a Paris-based multinational media company. For more information, visit www.dailymotion.com.