Meeting Exchange Program

nextMEDIA’s renowned Meeting Exchange provides delegates with the opportunity to meet with prospective partners and peers, including digital executives, producers, agencies, and brands. Specifically designed as 10-minute face-to-face meetings, this program has provided countless opportunities and led to some amazing business deals. The Meeting Exchange program is an enormously valuable part of nextMEDIA, and each year we select an esteemed group of industry leaders to join us. This mix of content creators and digital, marketing, and agency executives provides delegates with a unique and constructive way to interact around specific projects or similar interests.

This Year's Executives Include:

Adam Feigen

Development Executive, Fox Incendo TV Distribution

Fergus Heywood

Executive Producer, Video Content & Platforms, CBC

Gary Yentin

CEO and Founder, App-Promo

Jared Dielwart

Chief Content Officer, Kidoodle.TV (a Parent Media Co. Inc.)

Jim Kiriakakis

Head of Television & Development, Buck Productions

Jonathan Carrigan

Senior Director, Business Intelligence and Platforms, MLSE

Mark Swierszcz

Manager, YouTube Space Toronto

Nataline Rodrigues

Director of Original Programming, Rogers Media

Paul McGrath

Director, Digital Content, CBC

Romen Podzyhun

CEO / Chairman, Channel Zero Inc.

Sam Linton

VP, Production, Blue Ant Media, NSI Totally Television Program Advisor, Blue Ant Media

Sean Buckley

Founder and Executive Producer, Buck Productions

Sue Haas

Director, Digital Products, Blue Ant Media

Sue Mackay

VP, Digital, Women & Family, Corus Entertainment

Suzanne Lacey

Program Manager, Bell Fund

Zach Feldberg

Executive in Charge of Production, Digital Originals, CBC

Barbara Bailie

Director, Interactive, DHX Television Ltd.

Joseph Barbieri

Partner, Managing Director Content & Media Partnerships, SID LEE

Rick Matthews

Managing Director, Kin Community

Jean-Guy Niquet

Vice President, Digital, marblemedia

Nina Sudra

General Manager, Vice Canada