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Benchmark's Media, Entertainment & Internet Conference is September 6, 2018. Registration now open.


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The Benchmark Company, LLC

Media Entertainment Internet

One-on-One Investor Conference
Thursday, September 6, 2018


 New York Athletic Club
180 Central Park South - New York, NY 10017

The conference has a one-on-one format

(Meetings could be small groups - but no large group presentations)

Clients can choose up to 9 meetings scheduled throughout the day beginning at 8:00am and ending at 3:15pm.  Breakfast begins at 7:00am and a working lunch will be served at 11:45am.  Management teams will be stationed at pre-designated tables throughout the day and clients will move between management teams for their scheduled meeting times.

For conference questions please contact:

Michael Fiorini - New York Sales

Kathy Ureda - Conference Administrator
414-203-5560 or 1-877-242-1759



2018 Presenters


AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (AMC)

CBS Corporation (CBS)

DeNA Co. Ltd. (2432-TO)

E.W. Scripps Company (SSP)

Glu Mobile Inc. (GLUU)

Gray Television, Inc. (GTN)

IAC/InterActiveCorp (IAC)

iClick Interactive Asia Group Ltd. (ICLK)

IMAX Corporation (IMAX)

Meredith Corporation (MDP)

Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NXST)

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (SBGI)

SuperData Research (Private Company)

Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (TTWO)

The Marcus Corporation (MCS)

World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (WWE)

Zillow Inc. (ZG)


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