ASTRA 2013 Conference Event Survey

ASTRA 2013 Conference

A strong line-up of speakers shared their expert opinions around the theme Enhanced Entertainment at the ASTRA 2013 Conference. The Conference brought together Australia's subscription television industry for a timely look at the evolving media landscape. International speakers and local experts covered a thought provoking range of topics focused on Enhanced Entertainment and what is propelling the industry forward. 


ASTRA Chairman, The Hon Steve Bracks AC welcomes delegates


John Porter Recipient of 2013 ASTRA Pioneer Award


ASTRA Industry Excellence Awards Winners 2013

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The ASTRA conference is a great opportunity for attendees to catch-up, network and hear from inspiring professionals in the industry. The day will kick-off with the popular Women in Television Breakfast and also recognise cut-through promotional campaigns with the presentation of the ASTRA Industry Excellence Awards. 


ASTRA is the peak industry body for subscription TV (STV) in Australia. The STV industry is the undisputed leader of digital broadcasting with 200 channels (including HD and Plus2) broadcast on the Foxtel platform and channel packages offered through Telstra T-Box and Xbox360. STV platforms and channels directly employ 6,461 people and in 2011-12 invested $667 million into Australian content. The direct economic contribution of STV to the Australian economy is estimated to be at least $7 billion since its inception. Received by 34% of Australians through their homes and over a million more through hotels, clubs and other entertainment and business venues, STV provides 24 hour news, sport and entertainment. 


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Conference Theme

On March 14, 2013 the ASTRA 2013 Conference will offer a strong line-up of speakers to share their expert opinions on the theme Enhanced Entertainment. Speakers and attendees will take a timely look at the evolving media landscape with a focus on Enhanced TV and Interactive TV services, and the current evolution of technology, viewer usage, awareness and satisfaction, playing a significant role in differentiating the content and services of television platforms.  

At a Glance

March 14, 2013 at the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre

7.15am - 7.45am

Women in Television Breakfast registration

7.45am – 9.30am
Women in Television Breakfast

8.45am - 9.45am
Conference registration

10.00am - 5.30pm
ASTRA 2013 Conference

5.30pm - 7.00pm
Drinks reception

Parking is available for $34/day
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