Aws re:Invent 2020 for M&E

AWS re:Invent Quick Guide for Media & Entertainment

In a year of radical change, one of the biggest transformations has been the massive shift to online entertainment and engagement—powered by the cloud. Case in point: AWS re:Invent 2020 is entirely online (and free)! 

With viewers demanding more than ever—more content, delivered on more devices, and with more personalization—we’re helping clients leverage AWS to improve workflows, enable cloud-based collaboration, and deliver personalized user experiences at scale.

That’s why we’re especially excited about the Media & Entertainment Track at re:Invent this year. With industry-focused sessions that explore everything from machine learning to monetization to analytics and more, it’s a fantastic opportunity for M&E professionals to learn about the latest cloud innovations transforming the industry. Here’s how to get the most out of the conference. 

How to attend AWS re:Invent 2020

Here’s how to get in and find the content most relevant to the M&E industry. 

1. Register for free at the conference website

Just enter some quick info, check your email for a verification link, and you’re set!

2. From the main menu, select “Tracks” 

3. Choose “Media & Entertainment” from the list

This will give you all the sessions that explore AWS applications for the M&E industry

4. If you want to see more sessions, explore the full session catalog

You can filter by track, date, and session type to drill down further

Download the AWS Media & Entertainment Attendee Guide

There’s a lot going on at re:Invent this year! The online format makes it easy to attend as many sessions as you want, on your own schedule—but you’ll still want to focus on the most valuable content for your business.

AWS has created a guide for M&E professionals to help you get the most out of your experience. Download it here to help you navigate all the options:

 

Download the guide

 

Here are the top three things to look for in the guide first:

  • Flip to page 37 for a checklist of must-do activities 
  • Check out the M&E sessions starting on page 7
  • Explore the keynotes starting on page 16

Stay up to date with re:Invent

As the conference unfolds, you’ll want to be in the loop on key insights and announcements! AWS is continually updating this post with links to on-demand versions of M&E sessions, so check back weekly. 

We’ll be posting our top takeaways on LinkedIn—follow us and join in the conversation!

Here are the top five things Toads are excited to attend and discuss:

As much as we love going to Vegas, the opportunity to dive into re:Invent remotely this year is pretty incredible. We’ll see you there!

Date posted: December 7, 2020

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Corinna graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago with a BFA in Graphic Design. With over a decade of experience working as a leader and designer, she oversees and manages the strategic direction and day-to-day execution of the marketing design department at Metal Toad. As the engineering company’s creative visionary, she leads the design department in their mission to unite audience-focused strategic design with meaningful experiences and business value.

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