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Wednesday, October 4 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Access vs. Ownership - Distribution in the Age of Digital

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From a consumer’s perspective, I don’t have to own anything. I have access to whatever I want - music, videos, news - whenever I want and I don’t have to pay for it. From a creator’s perspective, how do I get access to an audience and, uh, how the heck do I get paid for everything I’m doing?

Hear from our panel of creators and publishers as they discuss living and working in this ever changing space. 

Moderators
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Bennett Travers

Innovation Lead, Nebo
Bennett Travers is a trailblazer in every sense of the word. In 2014 she spent five months hiking all 2,185 miles of the Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine before returning to Atlanta to join Nebo - a human-centered digital marketing agency.  | Now as Nebo’s Innovation Lead, she helps clients navigate the ever-changing future of technology and consumer behavior. From trend tracking to technology experiments, Bennett keeps her finger on the pulse of all things new, helping clients future-proof themselves by going beyond buzzwords to actionable strategies. | Bennett regularly blogs about invention and innovation, and is a tech contributor on 11Alive's show Atlanta Tech Edge. She received her... Read More →

Speakers
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Neil Nelson

Co-Creation, Dimewars
Neil is a successful serial entrepreneur. He has built multiple high revenue generating digital media properties. His co-creation of Dimewars.com resulted in nearly 30 million unique visitors generating more than a million dollars of gross revenue (2010). Making it one of the largest digital media property targeting the African-American demo on the web for that year.In May of 2012, Neil and Tracy partnered with several veteran journalists to launch Atlantablackstar.com(ABS), with the primary mission of creating and publishing empowering narratives for people of African descent. Atlanta Black Star has since grown to become a central voice in the world of digital black media.With an average of 6 million global unique visitors per month, ABS is now the largest Black-owned news site in the US.Prior to devoting his full-time energies to digital media, Neil worked in global logistics for the HomeDepot and was a member of the engineering team tasked with developing global transportation solutions for America's number two retailer. Neil holds two Bachelor of Sciences degrees, one Industrial... Read More →
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Liberty White

Liberty White is a producer and digital marketing specialist at CHOZEN MEDIA and co-founded ATL WEBFEST, the first web series festival in the Southeast. A native of Toronto, ON, Canada, Liberty’s expertise is in content development with nearly 20 years of experience in digital, v... Read More →


Wednesday October 4, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room C - Harris Tower - Floor 24 233 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta GA 30303

Attendees (12)