FOX Affiliates To Join 2013 PromaxBDA Station Summit In Las Vegas

      FOX Affiliates To Join 2013 PromaxBDA Station Summit In Las Vegas

PR Newswire

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 13, 2012

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PromaxBDA, the leading
global association for marketing, promotion and design professionals, today
announced that for the first time, Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX) will
participate as an affiliate partner in the 2013 Station Summit. Taking place
June 25-28, 2013, the Station Summit is the single most important annual
gathering for local broadcasters.


FOX, with its 25 owned-and-operated stations and more than 175 affiliates,
will hold its annual FOX Promotion Executives Conference (FPEC) over two days,
kicking off the weeklong event. The network joins ABC, CBS, The CW, NBC and
Telemundo of thebroadcast networks who have been partners since the Station
Summit began.

"We have been watching the growth of the Station Summit and have worked
closely with the PromaxBDA team to align FPEC – our annual station conference
– with the Summit," said Nick Belperio, Senior Vice President of Marketing,
Fox Broadcasting Company. "We look forward to providing our FOX affiliates
with an incredible week of conversation and content centering on our FOX brand
and on the local television business."

"We are excited that Fox Broadcasting will be an affiliate partner for the
2013 Station Summit," said PromaxBDA president and CEO Jonathan Block-Verk.
"The impact the FOX affiliates have on the market is significant and we
welcome their full involvement, bringing the Station Summit's projected
attendance to its highest to date." The 2013 Station Summit for local station
general managers, and marketing, promotion and creative services executives,
is designed to specifically focus on the issues, trends and emerging business
opportunities driving success in local television. The Summit will be held
June 25-28, 2013 in Las Vegas and will feature creative and strategic meetings
with broadcast affiliates, studios and station groups, as well as PromaxBDA
speakers, sessions and awards. Early confirmations to participate as of this
press release are affiliate partners: Fox Broadcasting, NBC Broadcasting,
Telemundo, CBS Television Network and The CW; and studio partners: Warner
Bros. Entertainment, CBS Television Distribution, Debmar Mercury, Sony
Pictures Television International, NBC Universal Domestic Television
Distribution and Twentieth Television.

Last year's summit was a sold-out event and the same is expected for 2013. For
more information, or to attend, please visit and for
Station Summit updates, speaker information and promotions, follow PromaxBDA
on Twitter at @PromaxBDA and on Facebook at

About PromaxBDA

PromaxBDA ( leads the global community of those passionately
engaged in the marketing of television and video content on all platforms,
inspiring creativity, driving innovation and honoring excellence. The
association represents more than 10,000 companies and individuals at every
major media organization, marketing agency, research company, strategic and
creative vendor and technology provider and is considered to be the leading
global resource for education, community, creative inspiration and career
development in the media and media marketing sectors.

About Fox Broadcasting Company

Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX) is a unit of News Corporation. FOX finished the
2011-2012 season at No. 1 in the key adult demographic for the eighth
consecutive year – a feat that has never been achieved in broadcast history –
while continuing to dominate all network competition in the more targeted
Adults 18-34 and Teen demographics. FOX airs 15 hours of primetime programming
a week as well as late-night entertainment programming, major sports and
Sunday morning news.

Shawn M. Anderson


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