Progress Connect 2017 “Why this Event?” (Video)

“Progress Connect creates an incredible environment of discourse, discussion, discovery.”

– Sam Thompson, Senior Managing Director, Progress Partners

On October 11, 2017, over 300+ C-level and senior leaders from some of the top Media and Internet technology companies in the industry gathered together for one day. Through this annual fall event, Progress Connect continues to provide an environment for connections to be made that may not otherwise happen. Through encouraging people to abandon their office for a day, participants meet new people and discuss topics they may not otherwise have a chance to think through.

All of the companies represented at the event are some of those pushing the industry forward. It is people like those who attend Progress Connect that incite change in the Media, Marketing, and Advertising tech industries.

“Our belief is that if you don?t get out of the office and into rooms like this, and really talk to other leaders in the industry, you are in danger of not being aware of what?s going on,” noted Nick MacShane, founder and senior managing director at Progress. “Progress Connect is our way of mixing things up – to act as stimuli for people in ad tech, mar tech, and digital media, and to get people thinking in ways they wouldn?t normally do.”

About Progress Connect

Progress Connect is more than an investor conference or industry event. It is a leadership summit – a forum through which industry heads can discuss shared challenges and strategies to reach new levels of growth and innovation. This event was created with the intent of bringing together C-level innovators and disruptors from top Internet, digital media, traditional TV and broadcasting, and marketing and advertising technology companies, highlighting topics, themes, and thought leaders at the forefront of technological and strategic innovation in these sectors. Through fireside debates, sector-focused breakout sessions, and market-driven presentations, participants will leave the event with valuable insights on internal and external innovations, acquisition planning, strategic investing, and more.

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About Progress Partners

Progress Partners is a Boston and New York-based M&A advisory firm working with emerging technology companies within media, marketing, advertising sectors, serving SMB through Enterprise. Progress Partners works high growth companies to complete buy-side and sell-side M&A transactions, raise debt or equity capital, as well as, develop and implement strategic growth plans. The firm’s high standards of excellence, in-depth industry experience, extensive network, and entrepreneurial background give Progress Partners the ability to build and realize superior value for its clients. Securities offered by Applied Capital, LLC, member of FINRA and SIPC.

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