FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 2, 2018
Ann Marie Cumming
— Expanded partnership to include panels at NAB Show New York —
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Travel Video Awards (TVAs) will again be held at NAB Show on April 9 in Las Vegas. Created by Citizine Networks, Inc., the awards honor innovative and inspiring travel videos released in 2018 by independent filmmakers, the travel industry, media companies and lifestyle brands.
NAB Show attracts nearly 100,000 media, entertainment and technology professionals from around the world and will again serve as the presenting sponsor of the awards program. NAB Show will be held April 6-11 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
The TVAs recognize a variety of distinguished cinematic and cutting-edge digital video content within two tracks. Self-financed projects will be recognized within the Independent Track. Projects from the travel industry, lifestyle brands and media companies will be recognized in the Industry Track. Winners from each track will receive distinction awards. Additionally, winners of the Nomad Award and two Audience Awards will receive cash prizes.
“Last year’s Travel Video Awards included nearly 400 entries from 26 countries across the globe,” said Citizine Founder and CEO Philip DeBevoise. “We look forward to building off that success at the 2019 NAB Show and connecting travel media and video professionals with companies at the upcoming NAB Show New York.”
Citizine will present The Power of Video in the $1 Trillion Travel Industry on October 17 as part of the 2018 NAB Show New York conference program. The session will explore the effect of video on consumer travel spending and how filmmakers, media service providers, brands and influencers can best develop and monetize their content. Following the session, Citizine will host a networking reception where attendees will have the opportunity to meet with creative and marketing executives from travel and luxury brands.
All video submissions must have aired or been digitally published between January 1, 2018 and December 31, 2018. TVA is currently accepting submissions through January 13, 2019.
About NAB Show
NAB Show, held April 6 – 11, 2019, in Las Vegas, NV, USA, is the world’s largest and most comprehensive convention encompassing the convergence of media, entertainment and technology. With nearly 100,000 attendees from 165 countries and 1,700+ exhibitors, NAB Show is the ultimate marketplace for solutions that transcend traditional broadcasting and fuel the digital storytelling economy. From creation to consumption, across multiple platforms and countless nationalities, NAB Show is where global visionaries convene to bring content to life in new and exciting ways. For complete details, visit www.nabshow.com.
About Citizine Networks, Inc.
Citizine Networks, Inc. (www.citizine.tv) is a global lifestyle and travel programming brand targeting urban citizens. Citizine creates editorial and video content featuring cultural tastemakers that showcase their cities, favorite places and activities that have been “tagged” using Citizine’s proprietary technology to enable viewers to transact off that content (research destinations, reserve restaurants, build and share personal travel profiles, etc.) —(“Actionable Content”). Citizine currently reaches over 11 million followers through its cross-platform network of cultural and travel influencers from the worlds of food, fashion, beauty, travel and adventure sports, among others. Citizine’s branded content studio works with travel and lifestyle brands to create compelling programs targeting audiences across the globe.
The National Association of Broadcasters is the premier advocacy association for America’s broadcasters. NAB advances radio and television interests in legislative, regulatory and public affairs. Through advocacy, education and innovation, NAB enables broadcasters to best serve their communities, strengthen their businesses and seize new opportunities in the digital age. Learn more at www.nab.org.
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