Aug. 21, 2014
-- CEOs, CFOs and Heads of M&A and Innovation from the leading global telecom operators will meet in London on November 18 for a new event assessing the rapidly increasing convergence of telecoms, media and digital technology.TMT World Congress & Awards 2014
world) , which is produced by global events and exclusive news provider TMT Finance, is bringing together key executives and financial decision-makers from across the world with over 70 C-level speakers representing the leading telecom, media and tech companies, Investment Banks, Investors and Advisers.
The first round of speakers were announced this week including representatives from Vodafone of the UK, Etisalat of the UAE, Hutchison Three of Hong Kong, Telenor of Norway, Ooredoo of Qatar, KPN of the Netherlands, Mobily of Saudi Arabia, Telefonica of Spain and Viom of India as well as global investment banking and advisory leaders from Goldman Sachs, Standard Chartered, Clifford Chance and Linklaters. Telecom regulators, media and digital technology leaders and private equity investors will be announced in the next round of speakers.
“Convergence of telecoms, media and technology has been talked about for over a decade now but it is finally starting to happen at the top level through a series of new regional commercial joint ventures, partnerships and mergers and acquisitions in the pipeline,” said Dominic Lowndes, Founder and Managing Director of TMT Finance, “Infrastructure operators and OTT (Over The Top Players) are finally moving towards more common ground for establishing digital platforms and mutually compatible joint ventures which will drive further significant deal activity.”The TMT World Congress 2014
) takes place at the Millennium Mayfair London, and brings together the key speakers from TMT Finance’s global event series and features an extended programme of interactive sessions including 5 Leadership Panel Debates and 20 interactive Peer to Peer Round Tables.
Key sessions at the event include: TMT World Leadership Round Table
- Strategies for sustainable growth; Investing in Innovation
- How digital business models are transforming the TMT landscape; The TMT M&A Panel
– Where next for JVs, mergers and partnerships?; Media and Convergence
- Delivering content and leveraging the network and The Future of TMT
–Investing in Adjacent Markets.
The event also features the TMT World Awards 2014
, celebrating the best in class at the Gala Awards Dinner and ceremony, taking place at the Hilton on Park Lane. Categories include TMT World Deal of the Year, TMT Leadership, TMT M&A Adviser, Innovation, Financing and Advisory globally.
To find out more about the TMT World Congress Programme, Awards and Submission procedure go tohttp://www.tmtfinance.com/