SOURCE: TV Worldwide

May 19, 2008 10:45 ET

TV Worldwide Webcast of "Streaming Media East 2008" to Include Live Jay Geils Jazz Concert

Webcast to Feature Legendary Rocker's Jazz Performance Along With Selected Keynotes, News and Interviews With Key Streaming Media Industry Experts Live From Hilton New York at www.TVWorldwide.com May 20-21, 2008

CHANTILLY, VA--(Marketwire - May 19, 2008) - TV Worldwide (www.TVWorldwide.com), a fast-growing global network of Internet TV channels, announced its 5th annual webcast of the May 20-21 Streaming Media East 2008 conference live from the Hilton New York with a special feature of renowned rock legend Jay Geils in a live streaming jazz concert at 6:30 PM ET on the 20th from the Hilton's Bridges Bar. The free webcast will feature keynotes and interviews with industry leaders and highlight the latest rich media technology, solutions, issues and news in the streaming sector in addition to the special Jay Geils jazz concert. Technology providers participating in the webcast include V-Brick, Abacast, Newtek TriCaster, Mirror-Image Internet, Wowza Media Systems, Limelight Networks, Kulabyte and Skytide. Other sponsors include show organizer Streaming Media.com, and the International Webcasting Association.

"We're pleased to again facilitate national live webcast participation in this year's Streaming Media East 2008 conference and we thank our sponsors and technology partners for their support," commented Dave Gardy, Chairman and CEO of TVWorldwide.com. "This event continues to be the pre-eminent forum among industry professionals for issues affecting the burgeoning streaming media sector and the technology that is stimulating rapid growth in this arena. We want to thank Jay Geils and Gerry Beaudoin's jazz group for making this a special event with their concert webcast." Mr. Geils is a member of the TV Worldwide Advisory Board and recently released a new album, "Jay Geils, Gerry Beaudoin and the Kings of Strings."

The event will be archived for viewing at www.TVWorldwide.com and TV Mainstream (www.TVMainstream.com), TV Worldwide's Internet TV channel for the Streaming Media industry, launched at NAB in April. Participants should log on by 11 AM ET on May 20 & 21 for live and live-to-tape coverage of the event through 3:30 PM ET each day.

About TV Worldwide

Founded in 1999, TV Worldwide (www.tvworldwide.com) developed the first Internet TV network of community-based Internet TV channels, primarily targeting niche professional communities ranging from the Maritime industry to the Digital Media sector. Known by many in the industry as "Internet TV for Smart People," Fortune 500 companies, 15 federal government agencies, and numerous International associations including the National Association of Broadcasters, utilize TV Worldwide's live and archived state-of-the art video streaming content applications and Internet TV channels. In recognition of the company's unique achievements in new media, TV Worldwide was selected by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) to webcast the Daytime Emmy Awards in 2007 and the 59th Annual Emmy awards for Technology and Engineering in 2008. Chairman and CEO Dave Gardy has just been honored in 2008 by Streaming Media Magazine as a Streaming Media 'All Star,' one of the 25 Most Influential People in the Streaming Industry. Mr. Gardy also currently serves as the President of the International Webcasting Association (IWA) (www.webcasters.org).

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