Get Ready to Learn, Share, Network and Collaborate at Avid Connect 2017

By in Avid Connect, Avid Customer Association

Are you prepared to reach your greatest potential this year, to push your own limits and the limits of our profession? Are you ready to explore new ideas, strengthen your knowledge and expand your skills?

Join us at Avid Connect 2017, the greatest gathering of media industry leaders, technologists, and creative professionals coming together to prepare for the year ahead and to experience the cutting-edge. This is a unique environment where you can collaborate with like-minded media professionals to learn, share, network and collaborate.


The extensive contributions from the many business trendsetters, technology innovators, and award-winning creative artists from across the ACA community is what makes Avid Connect an incredibly valuable event to attend.

There are many reasons why you shouldn’t miss Avid Connect, including the opportunities to:

• Acquire valuable knowledge and information from dozens of jam-packed sessions

• Gain insights and ideas from some of the industry’s most respected thought leaders

• Meet with Avid executives, product developers, and many others

• Be the first to learn about Avid’s latest technology innovations and new products

• Talk with dozens of open technology partners who are part of the Avid ecosystem

• Network and enjoy entertainment with other industry colleagues


Avid Connect is a unique opportunity to sit in on dozens of thought-provoking and insightful sessions led by some of our community’s foremost thought leaders, business trendsetters, technology innovators and creative luminaries from around the globe. Attendees will benefit by hearing from the many contributors who will be sharing their experiences and ideas for helping our community solve their most pressing challenges and better address the most important opportunities.

Top Level Tracks 

Whether you are a media industry executive, work as part of a creative team or are an independent creative professional, you will find a track that is tailored for you. The sessions at this year’s Avid Connect will be organized around three top level tracks:

• Transforming the Media Enterprise: Innovation in Business & Technology

• Empowering Collaboration: The Talent, Tools, and Technology

• Mastering Your Craft: The Art of Cutting Edge Storytelling


Key Themes

This year’s keynote speeches and interactive breakout sessions promise to be jam-packed with valuable knowledge, helpful insights and useful information. The sessions at Avid Connect this year will focus on the following key themes:

• Ascending to the Cloud: The Path to Flexibility, Agility and Scalability

• The Platform Effect: Unifying Tools and Workflows to Drive Efficiency

• Staying Ahead of the Curve: Workflow Agility in Dynamic Environments

• Protecting the Value of Media Assets: Insights into Effective Asset Management Strategies

• High Resolution = High Return: Maximizing Results in 4K/8K and HDR Workflows

• Immersive Media: The New Content Experience

• Harnessing Media Distribution Disruption: More Efficiently Reach Your Audience Anywhere

• Attract, Engage and Retain: Building Long-term Viewer Loyalty


Registration also includes breakfasts, lunches and refreshments on Saturday and Sunday, as well as admission to Saturday evening’s cocktail reception and pool party.


Avid Connect is not just about Avid. Hundreds of industry partners and technology suppliers make up a rich ecosystem that offers thousands of products specifically tailored for Avid workflows all made possible by the openness and interoperability of the Avid MediaCentral platform. We thank the dozens of companies contributing to Avid Connect in keynotes, breakout sessions, and exhibiting in our partner pavilion.


Join us at Avid Connect and receive a free exhibits pass to the NAB Show (provided upon Avid Connect registration). Exhibits April 24 – 27, 2017.

Avid Connect 2017: Secure Your Spot

Don’t miss this year’s event. Last year sold out. Be there to experience the cutting-edge, prepare for the year ahead, strengthen your skills, network with collaborators and to try new tools and technologies.

April 22 – 23│Wynn Las Vegas



As the Marketing Communications Manager for the Avid Customer Association, I strive to keep the Avid community informed and excited.