International Media & Entertainment Business Summit and Expo

International Media & Entertainment Business Summit and Expo

in association with the

U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration (ITA)
Global Media and Entertainment Team


August 31-September 2, 2017
Hilton Long Beach Hotel


Media & Entertainment Business Summit and Expo

The LBI Media and Entertainment Business Summit and Expo is designed to help creative companies (e.g. film/television, music, VR/AR, publishing, gaming, digital media, etc.) grow their business and monetize their content internationally.

The M & E Summit highlights international business opportunities in China, the United Kingdom, Brazil, Germany, Mexico, Canada, the Nordic Region and India and details how the M & E Division of the International Trade Administration (US Department of Commerce) can help diverse, emergent and women-owned American companies take advantage of these opportunities.

The M & E Expo (9/1-9/2) allows content producers and the industries that serve them to showcase their products and services to a diverse audience of millennials, content creators, educators, and media influencers.

Media & Entertainment at the International Trade Association

The M&E Team represents the interests of U.S. Media and Entertainment businesses globally and has a threefold mission:

1) Provide export and licensing solutions and market expertise to U.S. exporters;

2) Provide services and trade mission assistance for the U.S. M&E services industry to expand overseas; and

3) Represent the creative and digital content sectors in international trade & policy negotiations.

Additional Collaborators at Long Beach Indie

  • US Small Business Administration
  • China-Hollywood Society
  • Entertainment Small Business Alliance
  • National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE)
  • Digital Media Wire

Sample Topics

  • Overview of International Trade Administration Programs and Services
  • Unveiling of Small Business Association Arts and Entertainment Loan Program
  • Highlights of ITAs Global Media and Entertainment Trade Shows and Missions
  • China’s Film Industry and Co-Production Opportunities for US Producers
  • International Music Licensing, Monetization and the American Association of Independent Music
  • Positioning Your Creative Company to Attract Investors


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