Capital Summit Returns to ISE

Capital-Summit_0116The The Second Annual ISE Capital Summit for 2016 will bring together AV/IT industry entrepreneurs and executives with financial professionals and business experts from the world of investments, mergers, and acquisitions. Pre-registration is required and seating is limited. The event will include a discussion (co-moderated by John Bowen of MediaBridge Capital Advisors and John Stiernberg of Stiernberg Consulting) with leading European financial experts, equity funds, and strategic investors. Immediately following the interactive audience/panel question and answer session, there will be a networking session for all Capital Summit attendees including drinks and refreshments. This is an opportunity for audience members to meet the panel and co-producers of the event.

The panel includes:

  • Wim Bayens, Senior Vice President, Entertainment and Corporate at Barco
  • Hans Swinnen, Chairman Board of Directors at Audioprof Group International
  • Brian Woodland, Senior Director of Business Development at Shure Incorporated
  • Neil MacTaggart, Director at Media Asset Capital

Topics for discussion include:

  • What investors look for in a company
  • How to find qualified investors and alliance partners
  • Do’s and don’ts of presenting your opportunity to investors
  • The problem with investing in our industry and how to solve it
  • Examples of successful mergers and acquisitions in our industry
  • How to get started if you do not have an exit strategy

More details on the programme are available here.

The registration fee (€ 49) includes admission to the Capital Summit, the networking reception and exhibit pass for the full Integrated Systems Europe exposition for those who are not otherwise registered.

Date: Thursday 11 February 2016

  • 2:30 p.m.    Registration and networking
  • 3:00 p.m.    Opening remarks, panel introductions
  • 3:15 p.m.    Moderated panel discussion
  • 4:15 p.m.    Interactive audience Q&A
  • 4:45 p.m.    Wrap up comments
  • 4:50 p.m.    Networking reception with drinks and refreshments
  • 5:45 p.m.    Adjournment