August 27, 2012 21:15 ET

Australian International Documentary Conference Partner With Marketwire

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA--(Marketwire - Aug 27, 2012) -  The Australian International Documentary Conference (AIDC) is Australia's factual film and television industry organisation. AIDC was established in 1987, as a local biennial conference in South Australia. In recent years AIDC's services and reach have expanded dramatically, to an annual, well-established event on the International calendar as well as a year round service organisation.

Joost Den Hartog, Director of AIDC, said, "I am excited about the partnership with Marketwire that will facilitate AIDC communications to media globally." He said, "As AIDC continues to grow its programs and change, we have a responsibility to spread the word about our services and increase our international reach. Marketwire is a leader in global media distribution and this partnership will allow us to connect and network beyond."

Founded in 1983, Marketwire serves more than 15,000 clients worldwide through 20 offices spanning four continents. Organisations in every industry use Marketwire to edit, translate, optimize and distribute news releases and content around the world.

"We are thrilled to support AIDC in its mission to bring together Australia's leading content producers in the film and television industry with the global market," says Bernadette Lee, vice president, global partners and media solutions at Marketwire. "Our press release distribution services can help AIDC build awareness of its year-round programs and its annual conference. As AIDC strives to advance its online networking platform for documentary professionals, our press releases with their social sharing links can help AIDC effectively expand its global social network."

About Marketwire

Every day, Marketwire plays a critical role in shaping the conversations that happen in newsrooms, corporate boardrooms and social networks around the world, helping communicators move markets, change public opinion and affect consumer behavior. For everyone from a start-up to a Fortune 500 enterprise, Marketwire is a social communications company that provides its clients with powerfully simple solutions: Global press release distribution, industry-leading social media monitoring and analytics, and a fully integrated marketing communications platform for content creation, optimization, distribution and measurement.

Marketwire is majority-owned by OMERS Private Equity (, which manages the private equity activities of OMERS Administration Corporation and today has $6.4 billion of investments under management. OMERS Private Equity is headquartered in Toronto, Canada, with offices in New York and London.

Monday 25 February- Sunday March 3 2013
Intercontinental, Adelaide Australia

Contact Information

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