Abbott Laboratories is a global, broad-based health care company devoted to the discovery, development, manufacture and marketing of pharmaceuticals and medical products, including nutritionals, devices and diagnostics. The company employs nearly 90,000 people and markets its products in more than 130 countries.
Activision Blizzard, Inc. is a worldwide pure-play online and console game publisher with leading market positions across all categories of the rapidly growing interactive entertainment software industry. Activision Blizzard was formed by combining Activision, one of the world's leading independent publishers of interactive entertainment, and Vivendi Games, Vivendi's interactive entertainment business. Activision Blizzard's portfolio includes best-selling video games such as Guitar Hero®, and Tony Hawk, as well as Spider-Man™, X-Men™, Shrek®, James Bond™ and TRANSFORMERS™, and Blizzard Entertainment's® StarCraft®, Diablo®, and Warcraft®.
Allergan, Inc. is a premier, global specialty pharmaceutical and medical device
company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative products for the
ophthalmology, neurosciences, medical dermatology, medical aesthetics and other
specialty markets. Allergan is dedicated to delivering value to its customers,
satisfying unmet medical needs and improving people’s lives.
Founded in 1947, Amscan Inc. is the largest designer, manufacturer, and distributor of decorated party goods and party accessories in the world. Amscan’s wholesale divisions employ approximately 2,200 associates worldwide, and the company distributes products to 40,000 retail outlets throughout North America, Europe, Australia, and Japan. Amscan Inc.’s product portfolio consists of approximately 40,000 SKUs—one of the broadest lines in the industry.
BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC, is charged with generating revenue
by producing and acquiring content through its commercial channels. BBC
Worldwide manages six operating businesses, including: Global Channels, Global
TV Sales, Content & Production, Magazines, Home Entertainment and Digital
Cambridge University Press is the publishing business of the University of Cambridge, one of the world’s leading research institutions. It is the oldest publisher and printer in the world, having been operating continuously since 1584.
With branches, offices and agents throughout the world, Cambridge University Press is able to draw on a remarkable range of authors (currently around 40,000 from over 100 different countries) and to market and distribute material (both print and electronic) to readers everywhere. Over 1,900 staff in fifty-three offices service an inventory of 36,000 in-print titles, growing at a rate of 4,200 new ISBNs per year.
Cengage Learning is one of the world’s largest providers of print and digital
information services for the educational and library reference markets.
Formerly Thomson Learning, Cengage delivers highly customized learning
solutions for colleges, universities, professors, students, reference centers,
government agencies, corporations and professionals around the world.
Corbis is a creative resource for advertising, marketing and media professionals
worldwide, helping to bring creative work to life with the highest quality
photography, footage and rights services. Corbis offers a preeminent collection
of more than 100 million creative, entertainment and historic images, a
comprehensive footage library, the world's deepest rights and clearances
expertise and an award-winning media management solution.
Cox Communications Inc. offers analog cable television as well as digital video,
featuring advanced services including digital video recording, high-definition
television and video-on-demand. A multi-service broadband communications
organization with over 6 million customers, Cox offers voice and data
communications to businesses, and has investments in TV programming and
broadband technology firms.
Dell (NASDAQ: DELL) listens to its customers and uses that insight to make technology simpler and create innovative solutions that simplify daily activities and help people stay entertained, connected and in touch. Learn more at www.dell.com.
Deseret Book is a wholly owned subsidiary of Deseret Management Corporation, the holding company for business firms owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Deseret Book is both a publisher and retailer, and as such maintains a book club, retail stores, an online retail and informational web site, and the Mormon Handicraft gift shops. Deseret Book also has a full-service music and entertainment division and publishes software, electronic products, and foreign translations of key titles.
Electronic Arts (EA), one of the world's leading interactive entertainment
companies, develops, publishes, and distributes entertainment software (and
related products) worldwide for video game systems, personal computers and the
Egmont is one of Scandinavia’s leading media groups and encompasses
weeklies, magazines, comics, books, film, TV-programmes, textbooks, games,
content for mobile services and electronic entertainment. Egmont has activities
in 23 countries, and more than 3,800 dedicated Egmont employees reached
revenues of EUR 1,236 million in 2006.
Elsevier is a world-leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services. The company works in partnership with the global science and health communities to publish more than 2,000 journals, including The Lancet and Cell, and close to 20,000 book titles, including major reference works from Mosby and Saunders. Elsevier’s online solutions include ScienceDirect, Scopus, Reaxys, MD Consult and Nursing Consult, which enhance the productivity of science and health professionals, and the SciVal suite and MEDai’s Pinpoint Review, which help research and health care institutions deliver better outcomes more cost-effectively.
A global business headquartered in Amsterdam, Elsevier employs 7,000 people worldwide. The company is part of Reed Elsevier Group PLC, a world-leading publisher and information provider, which is jointly owned by Reed Elsevier PLC and Reed Elsevier NV.
Founded in 1996, Focus Home Interactive is an independent video game publisher and distributor based in Paris. Known for the quality, diversity and originality of its catalogue, Focus has published and distributed original titles that have become benchmark titles worldwide – such as A Game of Thrones – Genesis, The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, and the official video game of Le Tour de France.
F+W Media is a special interest content provider and marketer of enthusiast magazines, books, conferences, trade shows, and interactive media properties. Publications are organized around some 20 community-based units, each of which focuses on a particular special interest category, such as writing, fine arts, design, and sports. F+W publishes more than 30 magazines, including Antique Trader, The Artist's Magazine, and Rural Builder. The company also publishes about 600 new book titles annually, and has a library of some 4,000 titles.
A division of RealNetworks, Inc., GameHouse is a casual game developer, publisher, digital video game distributor, and portal based in Seattle, Washington. RealNetworks, Inc. delivers digital entertainment services to consumers via PC, handheld device, home entertainment system or mobile phone. Real® created the streaming media category in 1995 and has continued to lead the market with pioneering products and services, including: RealPlayer®, the first mainstream media player to enable one-click downloading and recording of Internet video; GameHouse®, one of the largest casual games destinations on the Web; and a variety of mobile entertainment services, such as ringback tones, offered to consumers through leading wireless carriers around the world.
Getty Images, Inc. supplies stock images for business and consumers and targets
four markets - creative professionals editorial groups, corporate
communications, and film. Getty has distribution offices around the world and
distributes products via the Internet and CD-ROM collections.
Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company’s mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide. Headquartered in Foster City, California, Gilead has approximately 4,600 employees in offices across four continents. In 2011, Gilead’s annual revenues reached approximately $8.4 billion, and in 2009, BusinessWeek ranked Gilead #1 in its annual listing of the 50 Best-Performing Companies.
Founded in 1934, Glyndebourne is recognized as one of the great opera houses with a global reputation for its excellent productions. The Glyndebourne Festival and Glyndebourne on Tour, combined, present about 120 performances a year to an audience of around 150,000, and Glyndebourne’s widely respected Education Programme hosts over 230 community and outreach events a year. Glyndebourne has pioneered using a wide range of media to bring its work to a worldwide audience through broadcasts, cinema screenings, internet streaming, CDs, and DVDs.
Hasbro is a worldwide leader in children’s and family leisure time entertainment
products and services, including the design, manufacture and marketing of games
and toys ranging from traditional to high-tech. Both internationally and in the
U.S., its PLAYSKOOL, TONKA, MILTON BRADLEY, and PARKER BROTHERS, brands and
products provide the highest quality and most recognizable play experiences in
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company is a global education leader and the world's largest publisher of educational materials for pre-K–12 schools. The Company publishes a comprehensive set of best-in-class educational solutions, ranging from research-based textbook programs to instructional technology to standards-based assessments for students and educators. The Company also publishes an extensive line of reference works and award-winning literature for adults and young readers. With origins dating back to 1832, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt combines its tradition of excellence with a commitment to innovation.
IAC is a leading media and Internet company focused in the core areas of search, applications, online dating, local and media. Ranked by Fortune magazine's annual standing of the world's most admired companies in the Internet Services & Retailing sector for many years, IAC's network of sites has over a billion total monthly visits in more than 30 countries and is the 7th largest network in the world. IAC is headquartered in New York City with business operations and satellite offices around the world.
IBM, the world's largest information technology organization, offers a wide
range of services, solutions and technologies and conducts business in some 170
International Game Technology is a global company specializing in the design,
development, manufacturing, distribution and sales of computerized gaming
machines and systems products. IGT, named in BusinessWeek’s "50 Top Performing
Companies" in 2003, is the #1 designer and manufacturer of slot machines.
Image Entertainment, Inc. is a leading independent home entertainment company
that acquires, licenses, finances and produces exclusive content for worldwide
distribution through its direct relationships with major retailers and
sub-licensees. The company has over 3,000 exclusive DVD titles and
approximately 200 exclusive audio titles in release.
Infor is the third largest provider of enterprise applications and services, helping 70,000 customers in 194 countries improve operations, drive growth, and quickly adapt to changes in business demands. Infor offers deep industry-specific applications and suites, engineered for speed, using ground-breaking technology that delivers a rich user experience, and flexible deployment options that give customers a choice to run their businesses in the cloud, on-premises, or both.
JAKKS Pacific, Inc. is a multi-brand company that, since 1995, has been
designing, developing, producing and marketing toys, leisure products and
writing instruments for children and adults around the world. The company has
become a top five U.S. player in the toys and leisure products sector through
product development, licensing agreements and strategic acquisitions.
Kensington Publishing Corp. is the last remaining independent U.S. publisher of
hardcover, trade and mass market paperback books. Kensington now accounts for
about 7% of all mass market paperback sales in the U.S. Through the Kensington,
Zebra, Pinnacle and Citadel press imprints, the company releases close to 600
new books per year and has a backlist of more than 3,000 titles.
Knovel is a Web-based application integrating technical information with analytical and search tools to drive innovation and deliver answers engineers can trust. Knovel users include thousands of engineers and applied scientists worldwide. Knovel has more than 600 customers worldwide including 73 of the Fortune 500 companies and more than 300 leading universities. Founded in 2000, Knovel is a private company headquartered in New York City.
Koch Media is a leading independent distributor and publisher of interactive
games, DVDs and consumer software products. Founded in 1994, this business
operates directly in 6 European countries - Germany, Austria, UK, France, Italy
LifeWay Christian Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention is one of the world's largest providers of Christian products and services, including Bibles, church literature, books, music, audio and video recordings, church supplies and Internet services through LifeWay.com. The company also owns and operates 165 LifeWay Christian Stores across the nation, as well as two of the largest Christian conference centers in the country.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. is an independent, privately-held motion picture,
television, home video, and theatrical production and distribution company. The
company owns one of the world's largest library of modern films, comprising
approximately 4,000 titles, and over 10,400 episodes of television programming.
The Entertainment & Devices (E&D) Division at Microsoft Corp. is composed of four main businesses: the Interactive Entertainment Business, home to the Xbox and Games for Windows gaming platforms; Windows Media Center and Zune software and services; the Media Platforms Business, which includes Mediaroom and PlayReady; the Mobile Communications Business, which develops and markets Windows Phone software, services and applications, including Windows Phone 7; and the Specialized Devices & Applications Business, which includes Microsoft Hardware, Microsoft Surface, Office for Mac and Windows Embedded software.
MobiTV Inc is the leading provider and platform for content delivery over mobile and broadband networks; delivering live television, premium and primetime programming, video-on-demand, satellite and digital music services from the top broadcast and cable television networks and major music labels to millions of users worldwide.
Motorsports Authentics, designs, promotes, markets and distributes motorsports
themed products (such as NASCAR and Formula One) through various distribution
channels, from trackside to mass retail.
Netflix, Inc. is the world's largest online movie rental service, providing more than seven million subscribers access to more than 90,000 DVD titles plus a growing library of more than 7,000 choices that can be watched instantly on their PCs. Nearly 95 percent of Netflix subscribers live in areas that can be reached with generally one business day delivery. Netflix offers personalized movie recommendations and has two billion movie ratings.
Oberon Media is the world’s leading multi-platform casual-games company, with
expertise in the online, mobile and interactive TV categories. Oberon Media's
publishing arm works with the industry's best, award-winning game developers to
produce the top-selling casual games, which can be played in more than a dozen
languages on PC, web-based, mobile console and iTV platforms.
Founded in 2003, Omnifone is an independent provider of global cloud-based digital music services. It develops, licenses and manages scalable digital music services to enable partners, such as Sony, HP, RIM and rara.com, to deliver cloud-based music services across virtually all connected devices. These include iPhone, iPad, iOS, smartphones, PCs, Macs, tablets, games consoles, connected TVs, set-top boxes, home cinema systems, automotive entertainment systems, Blu-ray players and web browsers. Omnifone’s MusicStation platform, which underpins Sony’s Music Unlimited and others, is now live in 28 countries and offers a catalogue of over 22 million tracks.
Open Road Integrated Media is a digital publisher and multimedia content company. Open Road creates connections between authors and their audiences by marketing its ebooks through a new proprietary online platform, which uses premium video content and social media.
PBS is a non-profit media enterprise owned and operated by the 348 U.S. public
television stations. PBS uses the power of noncommercial television, the
Internet and other media to offer programs and education services to nearly 90
million people each week.
Perform commercializes multimedia sports content across internet-enabled digital platforms, driving revenues through a mix of Content Distribution, Advertising & Sponsorship, the development and management of Subscription Platforms and Technology & Production. In the first 3 quarters of 2011, Perform delivered over 2.5 billion video streams; over 100 websites and mobile services; and in March 2012, had a reach of 105 million sports fans. Perform owns one of the largest digital sports rights portfolios through contracts covering more than 200 sports and their associated leagues, tournaments and events. Using its portfolio, Perform creates a broad range of multimedia ready sports content - from sports video, editorial to data content - and distributes it directly to sports fans and business partners, including football clubs, sports federations, broadcasters, bookmakers, publishers, mobile operators and telcos. Perform has operations in the United Kingdom, Sweden, Spain, Slovakia, Italy, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Australia, New Zealand, United States, Singapore, and India.
PPL is the music licensing company which, on behalf of 45,000 performers and 5,750 record companies, licenses the use of recorded music in the UK. This enables TV and radio stations, online streaming services and hundreds of thousands of shops, pubs and others using music in their business to obtain a license comprising millions of recordings. In addition, the company collects international performance rights income for 80% of its members. PPL now has representation in 25 different countries around the world, which has resulted in 48 separate contracts with similar organizations, representing a further 4,000 overseas record companies and 21,000 performers for the collection of income generated by their respective rights in the UK.
The Reader's Digest Association, Inc. (RDA) markets books, special-interest
magazines, music, videos, and financial and health products, alongside its
Reader’s Digest magazine. These products are marketed through a wide range of
channels including direct mail, display marketing, direct response television,
catalogs, retail and the Internet.
William H. Sadlier, Inc. has been a respected and responsive voice in the field
of educational publishing for over 170 years. Sadlier's tradition of quality
has been nurtured by the vision, integrity, and dedication of the same family.
Established in 2001 as a joint venture between O'Reilly Media, Inc. and Pearson Education, Safari Books Online is an on-demand digital library that delivers expert content in both book and video form from the world’s leading authors in technology and business. Technology professionals, software developers, web designers, and business and creative professionals use Safari Books Online as their primary resource for research, problem solving, learning and certification training.
Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. (SCEA) is responsible for the continued
growth of the PlayStation® market in the United States and Canada. SCEA serves
as headquarters for all North American operations and is a wholly owned
subsidiary of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.
Springer Science+Business Media is a leading global scientific publisher, providing researchers in academia, scientific institutions and corporate R & D departments with quality content via innovative information products and services. Springer is also a trusted local-language publisher in Europe – especially in Germany and the Netherlands – primarily for physicians and professionals working in the automotive, transport and healthcare sectors. Roughly 2,000 journals and more than 7,000 new books are published by Springer each year, and the group is home to the world’s largest STM eBook collection, as well as the most comprehensive portfolio of open access journals. Springer employs nearly 6,200 individuals across the globe and in 2011 generated sales of approximately EUR 875 million.
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. is a global pharmaceutical company specializing in the development, production and marketing of generic and proprietary branded pharmaceuticals and active pharmaceutical ingredients. Teva is among the top 15 pharmaceutical companies and among the largest generic pharmaceutical companies in the world.
With more than a century of experience in the healthcare industry, the Company enjoys a firmly established international presence, operating through a carefully tailored network of worldwide subsidiaries. Headquartered in Israel, above 80% of Teva's sales, which totaled $16.1 billion in 2010, are in North America and Europe. Teva has over 40,000 employees worldwide and production facilities in Israel, North America, Europe and Latin America.
THQ Inc. is a leading worldwide developer and publisher of interactive
entertainment software. The company sells product through its global network of
offices located throughout North America, Europe and Asia Pacific.
WMS is engaged in serving the gaming industry worldwide by designing, manufacturing and marketing video and reel-spinning gaming machines, video lottery terminals, and in gaming operations, which consists of the placement of leased participation gaming machines in legal gaming venues. WMS is proactively addressing the next stage of casino gaming floor evolution with its WAGE-NET® networked gaming solution, a suite of system technologies and applications designed to increase the revenue generating capabilities and operational efficiency.