Innovation Zone requirements:
Your demonstration must reflect technology that is innovative, game changing and important to entertainment markets including production, post production, broadcast, distribution, OTTs or related areas. It must provide the attendees with solution(s) that are unique and, if possible, demonstrate integrated workflows for distinctive services. Experimental products and new concepts or products are of particular interest. Start ups or creative solutions are most welcome.
You may bring secondary partners to be part of your space and demonstration if it fits within a complete solution that can differentiate the workflow or delivery process from what is available today.
Service companies and solutions providers who have unique, forward thinking offerings in production, post production, broadcast, distribution, OTT’s or a related area are invited to participate.
To apply, submit a description of what you would like to demonstrate for vetting purposes. Click here for the Application Form.
The Innovation Zone is a meeting and networking area which will be open during conference hours as well as dedicated times. Refer to the program online (when available) for actual times.
No one is required to be with your demo during the entire time the Innovation Zone is open, except during the specific dedicated times listed in the Tech Retreat program. You are also free to make appointments during any open hours.
You may upload resources such as white papers and company information describing the technology you will be showing. Specs to be provided.
We encourage Tech Retreat Innovation Zone participants to invite clients, other individuals within your company and interested industry professionals to register and visit you at the HPA Tech Retreat. However, please note that there are no guest passes to attend just the Innovation Zone. All attendees must be registered through the Tech Retreat registration site.
Innovation Zone Space Fees:
$1,500 – for HPA Corporate Members
$2,000 – for Non Members
Innovation Zone Space Fees includes Tech Retreat access ticket for one person.
Innovation Zone Space Fees are Non-Refundable.
Links to all forms will be provided upon acceptance of your demo.
If your application is accepted you will be sent further information and be asked to register for the Tech Retreat and confirm your Innovation Zone space by submitting payment.
Confirmation of your space in the Innovation Zone is a commitment to have your demonstration available during the entire event.
While your Innovation Zone demo does not need to be staffed at all times, there are specific times within the program during which Innovation Zone is suggested to have live availability, TBD. All persons staffing your demo MUST have a valid ticket for the event. Approved Innovation Zone Space includes one ticket with space fee. Any additional staff or attendees must purchase a Tech Retreat ticket.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any registration-related questions.
The HPA Tech Retreat has a number of Press attending. Press are requested to respect your wishes to be off-the-record or enter into an NDA, but you will need to arrange this directly with them. It is not required as part of HPA issuing a Press Pass.