(SEATTLE, WA, August 8, 2007) Advanced Broadcast Solutions (ABS), a premier systems integration firm, has announced plans to host a one-of-a-kind networking and product demonstration event next month.
It will be held on August 21 from 3pm to 11pm at Jonas Jensen's Fremont Studios - a 50,000 square-foot soundstage production facility located in Seattle's Fremont Art District.
"This is an opportunity for companies to build client relations in a relaxed atmosphere. Face-to-face relationships are crucial in this business. With this event, we're providing the necessary interaction while turning things up a notch and letting our guests really enjoy themselves at the same time," said Mark Siegel, president of Advanced Broadcast Solutions.
More than 1,500 professionals are expected to attend. The guest list is made up of program directors, news directors, engineers, general managers, producers and production managers representing all facets of the broadcast, education, government, corporate video and house of worship video production markets..
The Fremont Studios has two, large studio areas and a theatre which will house the attendees, as well as product demonstrations and an HD Screening Room. Within Studio A, dubbed "The Party Room" for this event, guests will socialize and dine while being entertained by live music provided by local band "Missing the Saint." Lounge-style areas will allow guests to relax while becoming familiar with new products being displayed by top companies in the industry.
Studio B will be transformed into "Presentation Central." In this spacious area, select industry leaders will make presentations to guests throughout the event. The presenting partners at the ABS event will be Avid, Evertz, Linear Acoustic, Omneon, Panasonic, TimeWarner Telecom, and Grass Valley.
While the focus of the event remains on networking and building client relationships, the presentations promise to be one of the many event highlights. Guests will learn the latest on production and broadcast workflows, acquiring HD footage, and creating an automated HD newsroom
A third area of the Fremont Studios contains a theatre room. It will be transformed into an HD Theatre on August 21st. The HD Screening room will feature presentations on 5.1 surround audio technology. The theatre boasts a 16x9 screen and is fully equipped with 5.1 Sound.
ABS currently has 55 associates and full-time contractors in locations all over the country. The company's corporate headquarters are in Seattle, Washington. ABS boasts a technical staff with over a century of practical experience in television operations, automation, traffic implementation, multiple program stream management and signal distribution by fiber, microwave and satellite.
For more information about ABS, call 206-870-0244 or visit our web site at http://www.advancedbroadcastsolutions.com