TEMPE, Ariz., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Limelight Networks, Inc., (Nasdaq: LLNW) this morning welcomed senior-level executives from the content publishing, technology, and telecom sectors to the 2008 Digital Media Innovation Forum, the company's second annual rich media summit. The event is taking place at the Desert Ridge Resort and Spa in Phoenix, Az.
With the theme "Innovation: From Creation to Consumption," the event brings industry leaders together to address the opportunities and challenges in building a scalable and profitable Internet media business. Attendees today will hear about trends and innovations that are impacting their companies and reshaping the digital media landscape from speakers including Limelight Networks executives as well as Accenture Digital Media Services, Adobe, Disney.com, Forrester Research, Fox Interactive Media, Microsoft, The Museum of the Moving Image, MTV Networks, Veoh, and more.
"Addressing the challenges that companies face in realizing the successful future of Internet business and online entertainment is both exciting and vital, and today, we're glad to welcome over 300 representatives from digital media companies to this important discussion," said Jeff Lunsford, chairman and chief executive officer, Limelight Networks. "Over the next two days, we look forward to sharing ideas and learning about the digital media solutions that are transforming the way we live, work, and play. "
Among the presentations at this year's conference will be a behind-the-scenes look at the delivery of 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, the largest online event in history. Other presentations include:
-- The Six Secrets of Successful Rich Media -- Moving Into the Cloud -- Creating Engaging Online Experiences -- Driving Revenue Through Rich Media -- How to Meet the Changing Needs of Today's Online Audience -- Next Generation Mobile Media Consumption -- Emerging Solutions for Contextual and Behavioral Video Advertising
The forum continues tomorrow with more conversations from digital media visionaries focused on disruptive economic models and measurement methods to address challenges in online business.
The conference can be followed online through a live blog (http://blog.llnw.com) and through video highlights. For more details on the conference, please visit the 2008 Digital Media Innovation Forum Web site at http://www.dminnovationforum.com .
About Limelight Networks, Inc.
Limelight Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: LLNW) is a content delivery partner enabling the next wave of Internet business and entertainment. More than 1,300 Internet, entertainment, software, and technology brands trust our robust, scalable platform to monetize their digital assets by delivering a brilliant online experience to their global audience. Our architecture bypasses the busy public Internet using a dedicated optical network that interconnects thousands of servers and delivers massive files at the speed of light -- directly to the access networks that consumers use every day. Our proven network and passion for service provides our customers confidence that every object in their library will be delivered to every user, every time. Read our blog at http://blog.llnw.com or visit http://www.limelightnetworks.com for more information.
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