Avid Connect 2018 in Las Vegas, Wynn, Register, Directions
The annual gathering of the Avid Customer Association (ACA). Avid Connect is a unique industry event that brings together hundreds of media industry leaders, technologists and creative professionals from all over the world to explore new ideas, strengthen their knowledge, expand their network and prepare for the year ahead.
The fifth annual Avid Connect 2018 event takes place at the Wynn in Las Vegas (directions can be found below).
New announcements, network with media pros, attend breakout sessions and help push the limits of the media industry even further.
Avid Connect 2017, the fourth annual Connect event brought 1,300 attendees from over 44 countries and nearly 600 organizations.
During the opening 2017 session, Louis Hernandez, Jr. shared a number of key announcements, from the launch of Media Composer | First and the native integration of Dolby Atmos in Pro Tools to new services on our industry-leading MediaCentral Platform. But the high point of the morning came when Louis unveiled a strategic partnership that was months in the making—a partnership with Microsoft to help bring Avid Everywhere into the cloud.
Throughout the rest of Avid Connect, attendees participated in over 30 breakout sessions across three tracks covering all segments of the industry. Each session drew a crowd, with many standing room only, and every session was led by either an award-winning creative (Gravity, The Walking Dead, Transformers), innovative professional (Facebook, NBC, Al Jazeera), industry organization (IABM, TVNewsCheck, SVG), or industry expert.
Additional Avid Connect Highlights:
•Readout of the inaugural ACA Vote (Nearly 8,000 participants working with Avid to set the future direction of the industry)
•Keynote from Microsoft’s Scott Guthrie
•Keynote from Jonathan Perelman
•37 Sponsor organizations
•Evening & networking events that included social lounge areas, a pool party with a splash mob, electric violist, and cocktails in the exhibit hall.