Beet Activity: 36 Hours Monaco, Leadership Series in Production, Readying for CES, and the Big Beet Retreat

By on 11/26/2012 8:36 PM @

I hope you had a happy Thanksgiving.  Had a good one here.  I wanted to catch up on some developments and fill you in on some upcoming plans.

Monaco Media Forum

We had a hugely  productive, 36-hour trip, to Monaco where we produced 30 clips with folks from Adobe, Akamai, AlphaBird, AOL, BuzzFeed, Tumblr, Orange, Taboola, Digitas, Revision3, Magnify, the Weather Company, Viacom, VivaKi, Videology and more.

You can find several of the clips here — with more to be published.

IMG_4090It was great to hang out at night with two of the the very best digital media journalists, Robert Andrews of paidContent/GigaOM (r) and Brian Morrissey of Digiday (l). Both were at the Forum to moderate sessions.

Oh, and I moderated a panel with AOL, AlphaBird, GlibHippo and Videology — highlights to be published soon.

Many thanks to our good friends at AOL On for sponsoring our coverage.

And congrats to Spencer Reiss and the crew at the Forum for putting on another great show this year.

Leadership Series In Production for FreeWheel

We are currently in production for a series on digital video leaders presented by FreeWheel.  Stay tuned for that.

Heading to CES with GroupM and YuMe

We are planning for a very exciting CES this year.  We will be starting off with a tour of the show floor with GroupM Chairman Irwin Gotlieb.   Our CES tour video series is being sponsored by YuMe.

We will be covering the International Academy of Web Television Awards — and so much more at the big show.  Hope to see you there.

Beet Retreat 2013 will be Amazing!

For the second year, we will be doing our executive retreat at the W Retreat and Spa in Vieques, Puerto Rico.

The speakers line-up includes GroupM, MediaVest, Digitas, AOL, Bloomberg, Bravo/NBCUniversal Dailymotion, Gannett,  Jun Group, Kit Digital, MIT’s Technology Review, NDN, Reuters, Taboola, the Washington Post Company, Zeebox and more.

The group is limited to 30 particpants.  If you would like to suggest a participant, please let me know, andy(at)

That’s about it for now.   Please let me know what’s up with you.

Andy Plesser

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