Media release: London’s City Hall to host EuraMedia UK Launch



Londons City Hall to host EuraMedia UK Launch

Home to the Mayor of London, City Hall has been chosen by IDEA Media to launch the first ever international tech and media conference dedicated to Russia, to leading UK CEOs and decision makers on Thursday 17th May 2012.

IDEA Media announced today that not only will they launch EuraMedia to the UKon 17th May but there will also be a collaboration of presentations from the UKTI, BBC, plus a possible satellite link up to the co-founder of Apple Inc, Steve Wozinak, to express the importance ofUK participation in a conference dedicated to uniting business entrepreneurs. Learning and sharing experiences, networking and anticipating the future growth of the Russian market and its integration with the West.

With an infamous history in technology, Wozniak is the perfect fit for theSummit.  Wozniak said, “I am very excited to participate the EuraMedia Summit.  Considering the current pace of technological advancement, an exchange of ideas between theUS,UKandRussiais critical.  Innovation is a product of collaboration so I hope this exchange will encourage entrepreneurship while also inspiring the next generation of great start ups”.

Anna Vissens, BBC’s Senior Producer for World Service Future Media will also talk about her interest in this unique event, where major investors will meet to invest in Russian companies while this market is ‘hot’ for the first time.

The event will mark the official opening of EuraMedia Summit 2012; happening inBoston,USfrom 13 – 16 June 2012 which has been created to assist new and experiencedUKandUSbrands to enter the Russian market with strategic, long term partners.



 Notes to editor:

  • EuraMedia Summit is scheduled June 13 – June 16 2012 at The Seaport Hotel and World Trade Center located at200 Seaport Blvd. inBoston,MA.  For more information contact
  • The multi faceted summit will ultimately offer attendees access to the great and good in Russian business. They will hear from top industry speakers such as Steve Wozniak of Apple Computer Inc, learn from case studies of existing Western success stories doing business inRussia, intimately network to create future long term relationships, attend educational seminars to aid them in future business ventures withRussiaand explore new business leads.


  • A VIP networking opportunity; a black tie awards ceremony and charity event to be co-hosted by IDEA Media and famed Russian philanthropist and celebrity, Natalia Tolstaya will also happen at theSummit.  The awards, to be given out by top media executives as well as celebrities, will focus on the entertainment and media industries (both traditional and digital) and will honor pioneers fromRussiaand the CIS in these fields. The event also will feature an auction of vintage Soviet andUSmovie memorabilia and will benefit The Life Line Charity Fund.
  • Matthew Goldstein, co-founder and principal of IDEA Consulting Inc. is a graduate of Phillips Academy Andover and a J.William Fulbright Scholar on Popular Culture and Youth Political Mobilization in the former Soviet space.