Avid Connect 2017


Become an Avid Connect sponsor

If you want to be a part of the most dynamic media and entertainment event of the year, you simply have to be at Avid Connect. The ACA is reimaging and redefining what community means to the media industry. With critical support from the industry’s most respected trade associations and technology partners, we are collaborating to make a significant impact on the industry.

Avid Connect is at the forefront of the movement that is inspiring the media industry to become more open, more successful and to be remarkable. That’s why over 50 sponsors and exhibitors make Avid Connect their business event of the year.

Don’t watch from the sidelines. Check out the prospectus and connect with us to get involved.

2017 Highlights


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Premium sponsor


HP has been a leading innovator in the Media and Entertainment industry for over 75 years - from its very first product through to being honored by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for its HP DreamColor Display technology. Powered by AMD Radeon Pro graphics, HP Z Workstations combine cutting-edge technologies and professional-grade support to deliver unmatched workflow performance and reliability for the broadcast, television, film, and advertising industries. Featuring the latest AMD Radeon Pro WX GPUs, HP Z Workstations are designed to meet modern demands such as 4K editing and color grading, 360 video, high frame rates, HDR, VR and AR. HP Z Workstations & AMD Radeon Pro graphics offer a range of products that are certified for Avid Media Composer and Avid Pro Tools. Join HP and AMD Radeon Pro at Avid Connect 2017 to learn more about how we’re helping power Avid Everywhere.

Gold sponsors


Today's digital content creators demand more performance from their tools—especially as they take on an ever-widening array of jobs at ever-larger media sizes. However, not all editors, colorists, and graphic artists are also computer specialists. That's where Dell can help. Dell Precision Workstations and high resolution UHD displays are designed, tuned and tested with help from industry leading software partners like Avid to deliver optimal performance for the most complex media workloads. Experience the benefits of offering award winning tools that allow your customers focus on creativity while efficiently delivering what their clients need.


For more than 45 years, AMD has driven innovation in high-performance computing, graphics, and visualization technologies. Designed, built and thoroughly tested by AMD, creative professionals in media and entertainment can rely on the power of AMD Radeon Pro professional graphics (GPUs) for their digital content creation and non-linear video editing needs. AMD Radeon Pro combines cutting-edge technologies, app certification and optimizations as well as professional-grade support to deliver unmatched workflow performance, application experience and reliability, all at a great value.


Dolby Laboratories creates audio, video, and voice technologies that transform entertainment and communications in mobile devices, at the cinema, at home, and at work. Dolby’s latest audio technology, Dolby Atmos, delivers moving audio—sound that can be precisely placed and moved anywhere in three-dimensional space, including overhead. It brings entertainment alive all around the audience in a powerfully immersive and emotive experience.

Silver sponsor


Aspera, an IBM company, is the creator of next-generation transport technologies that move the world's data at maximum speed regardless of file size, transfer distance and network conditions. Based on its patented, Emmy award-winning FASP protocol, the Aspera Plug-in for Avid powers integrated, high-speed transport of high-resolution media between remote workgroups.

Bronze sponsors


PACE Anti-Piracy is a recognized leader in software protection and license management solutions. Our tools allow you to choose the level of protection based on your sales requirements.


Quantum provides workflow storage solutions enabling content creators to collaborate in real time and keep assets accessible for future use and re-monetization. Powered by StorNext 5, the Quantum storage platform compliments AVID solutions with intelligent archiving for your project data – using any combination of disk, tape, object storage, or public cloud. Ready for 4K and beyond, new camera formats, innovative delivery options, and tighter deadlines, Quantum solutions support every step of media workflows, managing content files from ingest to archive. Today’s leading studios, broadcasters, and thousands of content creators rely on Quantum to create and preserve award-winning productions.