PBS Annual Meeting 2019: Sponsor and Exhibitor Details

Allegiance Fundraising Group
Allegiance Fundraising Group provides end-to-end fundraising solutions, including fundraising software, agency services, and loyalty programs that can stand alone or work seamlessly together.

CARS is a nonprofit that helps thousands of other nonprofits in the US and Canada increase fundraising and acquire new contributors through turn-key vehicle donation programs. Working with over 400 public media organizations, CARS has returned more than $170 million to its public media partners and reinvests in its community by providing tens of thousands of meals and transportation solutions to seniors each year. Please stop by our table and say hello!

Clifford the Big Red Dog
Clifford the Big Red Dog is back with all new stories, songs, and adventures. Emily Elizabeth, Clifford, and a brand new cast of friends will traverse Birdwell Island, playing astronauts, robots, fairies—whatever they imagine! Grounded in early literacy, imaginative play, and pro-social curricula, this beloved reboot is aptly designed for kids ages 2-5. Join in the fun when this infectiously silly and heartwarming group of friends finds their way to your station – you won’t want to miss it!

Contributor Development Partnership (CDP)
What happens when an entire industry works together? Station prosperity ensues. Welcome to CDP, a cooperative partnership that powers collaborative fundraising for public media. Since 2011, our mission at CDP has been to solve the collective development challenges that public broadcasting is facing. Using the first and only system-wide data reference file with membership data from more than 235 stations, we are able to analyze, develop, and deliver fundraising best practices at scale. CDP provides stations with free benchmarking reports, innovative fee-based services, CRM implementation and support, and fully managed membership programs that have collectively driven more than $150 million in incremental net value back to stations. To learn more, stop by our booth or online at cdpcommunity.org.

Corporation for Public Broadcasting

Democracy Now!

Deutsche Welle Distribution America
DW is a trusted source for news and information, providing PBS viewers with a European perspective to global events and issues.

FNX: First Nations Experience

Forest Creatures Entertainment

Fred Rogers Productions

Grant Center for Public Media
The Grant Center for Public Media is public broadcasting's premier source for grantseekers, providing a one-stop shop for grant funding opportunities tailored specifically for stations.

NHK WORLD-JAPAN is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its 24/7, English-language channel this year and with that is reaffirming its commitment to broaden your perspective on Japan, Asia and the world with expert analysis and fresh insights. NHK WORLD-JAPAN will continue to reveal its diverse culture and traditions to a worldwide audience.

NHK WORLD-JAPAN’s signature newscast, NHK NEWSLINE is broadcast at the top of the hour and delivers the latest international news from Japan, Asia and the rest of the world. This spring, the weekday edition of NHK NEWSLINE is being enhanced with more in-depth material in key categories. The top news of the day will be followed by either “NEWSLINE BIZ,” reporting the latest business, finance and economic news, “NEWSLINE IN DEPTH,” introducing a colorful variety of feature stories, or “DIRECT TALK,” an interview program featuring influencers, artists and business leaders. Alternatively, a full program of “NEWSLINE ASIA 24,”will air twice a day, picking up keys news stories of the past 24 hours from Japan and Asia.

NHK WORLD-JAPAN reaches over 350 million households in 160 countries and regions via local satellite and cable TV providers. Currently, NHK WORLD-JAPAN is broadcast 24/7 through affiliates in many major U.S. markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Baltimore, Seattle, Denver, Orlando, Charlotte, and Salt Lake City. NHK NEWSLINE, along with select series and specials, is distributed to public television stations by APT, reaching as many as 85% of all US TV households. Viewers can also access live streaming and VOD (video on demand) anywhere and anytime through the website, free mobile apps, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, and Roku.

NETA’s aim is to strengthen and amplify public media’s education mission. We support stations through three interconnected services – Business Center, Content and Education.



PBS Distribution

PBS Distribution is a leading distributor of public media content around the world, reaching audiences through multiple platforms and formats including direct-to-consumer subscription video-on-demand (DTC-SVOD), transactional video-on-demand (TVOD), subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) licensing, and physical products on DVD and Blu-ray. In addition, the company operates three Prime Video Channels on Amazon—PBS MASTERPIECE, PBS KIDS, and PBS Living—as well as a theatrical releasing division, and educational, non-theatrical, inflight and international licensing businesses.

PBS Distribution offers consumers and educators over 4,000 programming hours of the highest quality factual, scripted and children’s programming, including films from producer Ken Burns, hit dramas from MASTERPIECE, entertaining and educational children’s series and award-winning documentaries from NOVA, FRONTLINE, AMERICAN MASTERS, NATURE, AMERICAN EXPERIENCE and many independent producers. For over 20 years, the company has extended the reach of programming beyond broadcast while generating revenue for the public television system, stations and producers.

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PBS39 serves eastern PA and New Jersey and acts as the catalyst to promote civic engagement, fulfilling the needs of our community through our dynamic communication platforms and resources.

PBS Metadata & Content Discovery
Join us at the Metadata Cafe to hear the latest from the world of metadata and content discovery.

PBS Multiplatform Marketing

PBS National Sales

PBS Passport Center
Stop by the PBS Passport Center to see the latest features of this dynamic station member benefit. Learn how Passport is supporting the cultivation of new members in the digital age.

PBS Programs Management
PBS Translator Relocation and Grant Program. To preserve access to public television, T-Mobile entered into an agreement with PBS to provide funding to enable public television translators to move to new displacement channels, regardless of the reason for displacement. Goal: Inform participants of the PBS Translator Relocation Grant Program resources and discuss strategies for repack project success.

PBS Station & Development Services

Public Media Apps
Public Media Apps is the industry leader for station branded mobile apps. Through partnerships with over 165 Public Television, Joint Licensee and Public Radio stations, we know public media and it’s all we do. Our goal is to help grow your community through station branded mobile access to your educational, local and national content. What is important to you is important to us. That is why we have added features such as on-demand/podcasting, push notifications, PBS Passport, underwriting support, pledge-free streaming and more! Interested in finding out what a mobile app can do for your station? Please contact us for a demo. www.publicmediaapps.com

Sesame Workshop
Sesame Workshop is the nonprofit educational organization behind Sesame Street, the pioneering television show that has been reaching and teaching children since 1969. Today, Sesame Workshop is an innovative force for change, with a mission to help kids everywhere grow smarter, stronger, and kinder. We’re active in more than 150 countries, serving vulnerable children through a wide range of media, formal education, and philanthropically-funded social impact programs, each grounded in rigorous research and tailored to the needs and cultures of the communities we serve.

Backed by the collective expertise of WGBH and Sony, Public Media Management streamlines, simplifies and automates content distribution and master control responsibilities, enabling you to devote resources to better serve your audiences and members. PMM leaves your schedule, content and station branding in your control.

The New PBS Media Supply Chain
Here at PBS we are redefining the platforms on which we acquire, process, package, deliver and ultimately utilize PBS content. We are creating a universe that will utilize micro-services, metadata driven workflows and machine learning with the goal of creating & processing content simultaneously for multiple distinct delivery destinations. Come by and let us show you our more modern and efficient future.

Westpy Marketing