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Innovation Showcase

Showcasing the Latest Innovations in Mobile Marketing, Payments and Entertainment

 

What is the Innovation Showcase?

The Innovation Showcase, forming part of OnFuture EMEA 2014, features live demos of cutting edge Mobile marketing, and commerce technology solutions from leading innovators from around the world.

Each innovator receives 7 minutes to demo their innovation to the audience. The event stage provides the innovator with the opportunity to showcase to up to two hundred specially invited senior executives, from the leading communications, media, retail, banking and technology sectors, in the EMEA region.

 

Some images from last year’s Innovation Showcase in Arabia:

 

What makes the Innovation Showcase valuable?

The right people: The Innovation Showcase focuses on bringing innovators and decision makers together with the aim of making contact quickly and moving innovations forward. The Showcase is dedicated to helping connect proven concepts with the right people – creating new channels and opportunities to accelerate growth.

Topical: Demo’s at the Showcase are targeted for mobile marketing, payments and entertainment —as part of OnFuture EMEA 2014 the target audience are focused and interested in these specific topics and industry needs.

Hand-Picked: Each innovator is hand-picked according to specific criteria to ensure innovations are unique, proven and have high market appeal.

 

The format:

Innovation Showcase has been structured to ensure innovators are able to demonstrate innovations to a captive audience.

Demonstrations and showcases: Delivered in a live demo format each innovator is given 7 minutes on stage to showcase to the audience, (demo only format - no slides allowed).

Networking and 1-2-1 meetings: Following Innovation showcases (usually up to 10 per session) innovators are given the opportunity to connect with interested participants in an adjoining networking zone (separate to main exhibition), arranged with tables and chairs for formal 1-2-1 meetings on-site for those interested in a more private setting.

 

2014 Innovators:

We are delighted to announce Appstrata as a recent addition to the Showcase line up, watch this space for more updates…

Company Profile:
Apstrata is a cloud based solution providing MNOs with the opportunity to fully participate in the smartphone ecosystem by becoming suppliers to the App and API economies. We empower MNOs to unlock the two sided business model, differentiate from the competition and create new revenue streams.

The smartphone re-launch in 2007 completely disrupted the traditional mobile network operator (MNO) business model. All value added potential and core services such as messaging and voice have moved or are moving away fast from the network and into apps. This is commoditizing the MNOs business into a bit-pipe and threatening their position as leading consumer brands.

By offering the white-labeled Apstrata solution, MNOs enable developers to innovate and monetize Apps and businesses to create & monetize mobile and web-services channels gaining time to market, cost-efficiency and generating revenues faster. We also help the operator tap into major sources of revenue locked inside their network by opening up their operator billing, messaging, location and user information services through APIs

 

Company Profile:
Axonix is a new mobile advertising company, powered by technology with a 4 year history of leading the market. Providing a fully transparent, programmatic and RTB marketplace that enables mobile publishers to achieve the highest possible prices for their inventory whilst adhering to any controls and selling rules they define. 

 

 

Company Profile:
DOCOMO Deutschland GmbH is a wholly-owned subsidiary of NTT DOCOMO, INC. DOCOMO provides innovative, convenient and secure mobile services that enable smarter living for each customer. The company serves over 61 million mobile customers in Japan via advanced wireless networks, including a nationwide 3G network and one of the world's first commercial LTE networks. Leveraging its unique capabilities as a mobile operator, DOCOMO is a leading developer of cutting-edge technologies for NFC mobile payments, mobile GPS, mobile TV, intuitive mobile assistance, environmental monitoring, smart grids and much more. Overseas, the company provides technical and operational expertise to eight mobile operators and other partner companies. DOCOMO is listed on the Tokyo (9437), London (NDCM) and New York (DCM) stock exchanges.

 

 

Company Profile:
Cisco is the worldwide leader in networking, providing the broadest line of solutions for transporting data, voice, and video within buildings, across campuses, or globally. Cisco Internet Protocol-based (IP) networking solutions are the foundation of the Internet and most corporate, education, and government networks worldwide. Cisco is recognized as a pioneer, using the Internet to provide customer support, sell products, offer training, and manage finances. The tradition of innovation continues as Cisco creates leading products and key technologies to make the Internet more useful and dynamic in the years ahead.

 

Company Profile:
CSG International (NASDAQ: CSGS) is a market-leading business support solutions and services company serving the majority of the top 100 global communications service providers, including leaders in fixed, mobile and next-generation networks such as AT&T, Comcast, DISH Network, France Telecom, MasterCard, Orange, T-Mobile, Telefonica, Time Warner Cable, Vodafone, Vivo and Verizon. With over 25 years of experience and expertise in voice, video, data and content services, CSG International offers a broad portfolio of licensed and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)-based products and solutions that help clients compete more effectively, improve business operations and deliver a more impactful customer experience across a variety of touch points. The company serves a global client base across highly competitive industries, including cable and direct broadcast satellite, telecommunications, financial services, healthcare, utilities, content and entertainment and more.

 

 

Company Profile:
Ericsson is the world's leading provider of technology and services to telecom operators. Ericsson is the leader in 2G, 3G and 4G mobile technologies, and provides support for networks with over 2 billion subscribers and has the leading position in managed services. The company's portfolio comprises mobile and fixed network infrastructure, telecom services, software, broadband and multimedia solutions for operators, enterprises and the media industry. The Sony Ericsson and ST-Ericsson joint ventures provide consumers with feature-rich personal mobile devices.

Ericsson is advancing its vision of being the "prime driver in an all-communicating world" through innovation, technology, and sustainable business solutions. Working in 175 countries, more than 90,000 employees generated revenue of SEK 203.3 billion (USD 28.2 billion) in 2010. Founded in 1876 with the headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden, Ericsson is listed on NASDAQ OMX, Stockholm and NASDAQ New York.

 

 

Company Profile:
Iconmobile connects brands with their audience in the most direct and engaging way possible, through the devices people love most and always have with them. Working together with our clients, we enable companies to grow and transform their businesses through the creation of new digital services and products. We aim for innovative solutions that are both commercially successful and game-changing. Our focus lies on creating compelling user experiences to establish successful customer relationships. We work across industries, establish partnerships among brands and embrace collaboration beyond silos or disciplines. We speak 14 languages (not including programming languages), and also operate beer bots.

 

Company Profile:
IMImobile is a leading global technology company providing software and services which help businesses capitalise on the growth in mobile communication. Its services and solutions, delivered in over 60 countries across Europe, the Americas, MEA and India, help its clients engage and transact with their customers more efficiently through smarter mobile engagement.

The solutions are designed to help businesses capitalise on the ubiquity of mobile networks and mobile devices by helping them use mobile as a channel to create new revenue streams, as a CRM and customer engagement channel and to improve business efficiency.

 

 

Company Profile:
The Now Factory, an IBM Company, provides Communication Service Providers (CSPs) with customer analytics solutions that ensure network profitability and drive service innovation.
We have over 40 customers in 29 countries. We offer a rich set of insights into how people use and interact with a proliferation of mobile services, helping CSPs secure their place in a fast-changing market. By helping them get closer to their customers, we ensure they can make informed business decisions that enable them to differentiate and stay profitable in a competitive market.

We provide a complete analytics platform that provides both network and customer analytics derived from massive quantities of network and business data and the tools to plot a profitable path through an increasingly complex communications landscape.

 

When and where will the Showcase happen?

Part of OnFuture EMEA 2014, a premium strategy Executive Brainstorm in London. The Innovation Showcase will take place on the 12 June 2014 at Four Seasons Hotel, Park Lane, London. Centrally located in the heart of London, The Four Seasons Hotel, is a luxurious five star hotel, offering the ideal space for our brainstorms, and deep-dive workshops. Engage, collaborate, relax and unwind in our networking sessions.

 

Apply to participate:

If you are interested in becoming part of the Innovation Showcase or would like some more information, please register your interest by contacting us on the details below:

Email: innovate@stlpartners.com
Call: +44 207 247 5003

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