GameSupply, the Supply Chain Academy for Interactive Entertainment

Produced by the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) in association with the Entertainment Merchandisers Association (EMA)

WHAT: The first day-long conference focusing on changing dynamics and technologies in the supply chain for interactive entertainment — from content to manufacturing, distribution and retail. Featuring leading senior operations executives from publishers, retailers and their service providers, this program will provide best practices examples and case studies that can assist interactive entertainment companies in developing their individual supply chain strategies and partnerships. The preliminary conference program includes the following sessions:

* Operations Executives Roundtable – The Power of Collaboration

* Retailer Realities – From the Receiving Dock to the Floor

* Cost Reduction Opportunities in Production and Distribution

* The Art and Science of Execution in the Last Hundred Feet

* IT Meets the Video Game Supply Chain

* Effective and Affordable Retail Loss Prevention Solutions

WHEN: February 11, 2009; Conference Program: 10 am – 5 pm; Awards Reception: 5 – 6:30 pm

WHERE: Conveniently located across the street from Burbank Airport in Los Angeles at the Burbank Airport Marriott Hotel & Convention Center, 2500 Hollywood Way, Burbank, California 91505 USA; 1-818-843-6000

WHO: This senior level conference is being produced by MESA, co-producer of the Entertainment Supply Chain Academy and the Consumer Electronics Supply Chain Academy, in cooperation with EMA, the international trade association representing approximately 600 retailers throughout the United States, Canada, and other nations.

HOW: Admission to the event is open to member companies of MESA, EMA, sponsoring organizations and their invited guests. Registration fee is $295

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Guy Finley, MESA Director Community Development at: (917) 513-5963 or via email at: [email protected]