18-20 March 2018, Berlin

with the main Summit 19-20 March


DIS 2015 Sponsors


Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Our tools and services enable our customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. We help our customers make, manage, measure and monetize their digital content across every channel and screen.


Exceptional Subscription Marketing Software

Advantage -- marketing and subscription software for publishers worldwide – an all-encompassing solution with the flexibility, confidence, power and expertise to take you anywhere.  Leading companies rely on Advantage to manage their digital subscriptions, entitlements, bundles, access agreements, e-products, consortia sales, conferences and events, membership and donations, continuity programs, orders, payments and customer service.  Advantage also offers multi-channel sales, high availability, sophisticated business intelligence tools, comprehensive e-commerce platform, multi-currency, multi-local taxation, direct debit processing and a multi-lingual interface. Plus professional project management and highly satisfied clients. Schedule your web demo today!


Agfa Graphics offers integrated prepress solutions to the printing industry. These solutions include consumables, hardware, software, and service activities for production workflow, project and color management.


With the introduction of the "Diversified Content Streaming" (DCS) technology in the Agfa Agfa Eversify software, publishers successfully opened new opportunities to market digital content using highly automated Apps.


For many publishers the correct implementation of current editorial content to the different output devices, like smartphones and tablet PCs with their different operating systems, is a complex and complicated task. Agfa Eversify offers a highly automated and extremely cost-effective solution with the DCS technology.


Daily newspapers, weekly newspapers, magazines and also any kind of one-time publications are processed automatically by the Diversified Content Streaming according to specifications of the publisher that it enriched e-paper version as well as a fully dynamic HTML-based app. can be.


This development is of great importance for the market of printed media as often necessarily require declining circulation convenient and quick, so fully automated electronic version, which are increasingly now marketed by initially free publication against subscription fees.


Other product and company information can be found on the World Wide Web on Agfa's homepage: www.agfagraphics.com and www.eversify.me

Aquafadas, a pioneer in digital publishing technology, enables the creation and mass distribution of graphics rich, interactive digital content such as corporate and educational documents, magazines, books, and comics, across all major platforms including smartphones, tablets and the web. Businesses all over the world rely on Aquafadas’ purpose-built content creation and distribution solutions to achieve their digital publishing strategies, significantly expanding content reach while lowering overhead costs. Some of Aquafadas’ prestigious customers include Shueisha, Sanoma, Mondadori, Sesame Street, Lagardère, Gakken, Lufthansa, Bayard, 3 Suisses & Egmont International. Our technology powers thousands of native mobile apps, reaching over 15 million end-users worldwide.


In addition to the Aquafadas Digital Publishing System, the company’s line of award-winning creative software is utilized daily by thousands of graphic designers, web developers, photographers and video editors from the avid enthusiast to the seasoned professional.


Aquafadas is part of the Rakuten Group, a world leader in Internet Services. For more information about Aquafadas, please visit Aquafadas.com.

Recurring Revenue expert Aria Systems provides businesses enterprise-grade cloud solutions that help grow and maximize new revenue streams, optimize customer relationships and provide more business predictability. Aria’s one-of-a-kind commerce hub enables companies to effectively manage their subscription and usage-based products and services. Aria Systems is used by brand name companies such as Pitney Bowes, Experian, AAA NCNU, Red Hat, Ingersoll Rand, VMware, and HootSuite to meet all of their recurring revenue management needs.


CeleraOne is the leading technology provider for paid content and real-time targeting solutions. It is an independent privately held company headquartered in the technology hub of Berlin. The product suite of CeleraOne ranges from the basics required for paid content systems to advanced features such as Single Sign-On, Product Information Management, and Live CRM tools for data driven customer lifecycle management.

CeleraOne’s products are used at leading publishing houses in Germany and Switzerland. Our customers include Axel Springer, Süddeutscher Verlag, ZEIT Online, Tamedia, and Neue Zürcher Zeitung. The CeleraOne team are a key technology provider for paywall and analytics projects. We offer complete lifecycle management including design, implementation, operations, and consultancy. (See www.celeraone.com/en/references.html)


censhare is an international software firm deploying innovative technologies enabling companies to master the next generation of digital communication. For more than 10 years, the censhare team has been offering comprehensive digital platforms geared to creating, shaping and designing engaging customer experiences.


censhare is the integrated software solution that enables companies to manage their communication, integrate any type of information, optimize all measurements and engage their customers via digital and analog touchpoints. censhare connects people with contents and processes in an innovative manner, enabling intelligent business communication.


Across the globe, the most respected companies and brands rely on censhare for the integration and automation of their communication – creating inspiring customer experiences in the process. Our client and project portfolio covers virtually all industries, sectors and company sizes.



Cint offers panel management solutions for publishers that allow you to create, build, analyze and monetize your audience thanks to our Cint Engage tool. As a panel owner you can gain insights on trends to develop new business opportunities, but also connect with your readers by giving them the opportunity to interact with your brand in the form of market research surveys. Additionally, you can conduct your own research at any time on your own groups or panels from other partners.


Like all Cint solutions, Cint Engage connects to OpinionHUB. All panels hosted by Engage are part of this ecosystem. So, on top of using your panel to conduct your own research, you can also earn money by allowing others to access your group/s to conduct market research studies and keep your audience engaged.



Smart solutions. Powerful software. New revenue streams for publishers.


WHO WE ARE Codest is an agile ad-tech software house from Poland. We are a team of product designers and engineers with a head for business. We turn an idea into a profitable working product – reliably & smoothly.


WHAT WE DO We are experienced in building tailor-made web and mobile ad applications. We save our partners’ money and resources by making products functional, smart, beautiful and profitable (!). Numbers speak for us.


HOW WE DO IT Agile is our way. Step by step: small deliverables showing results and guaranteeing safety. We love API's. We integrate well. We are time-tracked. We provide transparency in our work and a good communication.


We are owned by Agora SA, one of the biggest media companies in CEE. We build partnership with the biggest publishers in Europe.


Project sneak peek: we built and maintain the first in Europe self-service advertising platform for small and medium advertisers. For more sneak peeks and numbers please contact: marika.mstowska[at]codesthq.com



comScore helps clients understand their total digital audience, know if their advertising is working, and access data where they need it. Whether for media planning or trading, we provide the trusted, independent metrics clients need to get the most value from audiences and advertising. Find out how we can help you. Learn more today. www.comScore.com/learnmore


eDition Digital empowers creative individuals, small production teams and big publishers with a complete set of solutions for digital publishing. It enables real time editing and publishing,  simple adding of interactive contents  and full customization of the browser appearance. Publishers can monetize their digital editions through subscription system and advertisements. eDition can also be integrated into other editorial systems, so that the production of new editions is automated.



EMMA is a non-profit organization based in Brussels. Its mission is to promote and protect the interests of European magazine publishers vis-a-vis the Institutions of the European Union: the European Commission, the European Parliament and the Council. The main aim of EMMA is to ensure a long-term survival and prosperity of a plural, diverse and economically successful magazine publishing industry in the EU.


In this logic, EMMA defends freedom of expression, thus promoting pluralism and diversity, and ensures that Europe’s periodical press industry remains competitive and vibrant. Moreover EMMA supports self-regulatory mechanisms, backed up by an equitable and balanced legal framework. EMMA also consistently points out that the freedom of commercial communication is an integral part of the overall principle of freedom of expression. Commercial communications are the life-blood of the majority of periodical publications.


Currently, EMMA´s membership is composed of 27 National Associations of periodical press publishers and 21 corporate publishing companies in Europe. Altogether EMMA represents over 15.000 publishers (the vast majority being Small and Medium Sized Enterprises) publishing over 50.000 magazine titles throughout Europe.



eZ Systems is a global content management and digital experience management platform provider that is dedicated to helping media maximize the value of their content. Our open source software, eZ Publish Platform, is designed to enable media organizations to create, manage, deliver and optimize their content for their readers. Media organizations from around the world rely on eZ Systems’ to simplify the way their users and paying subscribers interact with content. From global news publications to niche industry online magazines, eZ Publish Platform enables media organizations to create immersive, visually-rich content for their websites. Whether you are managing a single domain or hundreds of sites, eZ Publish Platform can serve as your all-in-one content management system, digital experience management and development platform. eZ Systems has 10 offices located throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. Information about eZ Systems is available online at www.ez.no. For ongoing news, please visit www.ez.no/blog.

Flockler is a social publishing platform enabling our clients to combine editorial and social content. Create articles with text, images videos and easily aggregate content from social channels such as Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube and others. Simply drag n drop social content created by you, your employees, your customers and other stakeholders or set up rules to publish social content automatically.


Content can be delivered to end customer as social website, mobile application, magazine and email newsletter or through TV & outdoor advertising and other digital displays. We work with publishers such as Penguin Random House, Sanoma, Bonnier, Alma Media and Yle. Contact us to create social website or application for your company, marketing campaign for your brand or publish social content to digital screens in the streets.



Google is a global technology leader focused on improving the ways people connect with information. Google’s innovations in web search and advertising have made its website a top internet property and its brand one of the most recognized in the world.


JOSH is a Stockholm based software company that was founded 2004 with the overall goal to build a high capacity, highly flexible social community platform targeted towards media companies. The platform (XCAP) is licensed based and used by major media companies such as Sanoma and Schibstedt but also by giants like King.com. What separates XCAP completely from other platforms is that it's collaborative. All content is created directly from the website. As a site owner you decide what type of user is allowed to do what in what module. This means that all modules in XCAP (there are over 20) can be handled by any type of user. With XCAP Admin you get complete security and can choose exactly what type of moderation you want for what type of user.


During 2012 we took on the task of completely changing revenue models for media houses together with Cosmopolitan Magazine. The result was MyCosmo (winner of Hearst media awards 2014). Instead of focusing on click rate, banners and various subscription models – we focused on creating a tool where editors where allowed to be creative and opened up for branded content. We focused on creating tools and features that allowed for what we believe is the new currency for media: Engagement During 2015 we will focus on delivering this platform as a cloud solution for next generation media houses. We want to give you a new box of magic tricks, which ties your advertisers and users closer to your stories then ever.



Madgex is the market leader in providing job board software and online recruitment solutions. We help our clients increase their digital recruitment revenues; reduce their operating costs, whilst engaging and retaining recruiters to attract jobseekers. Over the last 14 years’ we have gained extensive experience in building job boards that meet the demands of the ever-changing digital recruitment landscape. Iconic brands that we work with include: The Washington Post, RBI, The Financial Times, Wiley, The Guardian, Haymarket, The Economist, Incisive Media, The Daily Telegraph and many more.


We bring you the benefits of a complete job board solution. Madgex cover every aspect of the technology - from the initial analysis of your business requirements, through to final delivery.  You also benefit from 24/7 dedicated support and continuous innovation. We take care of the job board technology so that you can focus on driving recruitment revenues through sales and marketing. Our technology is available in 10 languages and we have satisfied clients in 15 countries.


By bringing together innovative software, market insight and an extensive knowledge of what works, we help ensure that all our clients achieve the best possible results from their job board business.


Visit us at stand: X20     www.madgex.com

Media Carrier is a Germany-based specialised digital content distributor sourcing and composing tailor-made portfolios for international airlines, lounges and luxury hotel chains. With our Media Box, we make e-papers available on all web-enabled mobile devices like tablets, smartphones and laptops. Further benefits of our Media Box include higher ranges within a high-quality target group. You may reach more than 19 million potential readers per month. Furthermore, we provide full transparency through our instant reports concerning the number of downloads and access times. Thus, you may evaluate new ways of distribution and gain new customers. Last but not least, our Media Box contributes to reducing production and logistic costs as we use existing PDF files from print production.


MediaWorks is a passionate IT/media company, focused on helping you create best digital magazine experience.


We offer two ways to your digital magazine. Replica Plus creates a digital magazine based on your print PDFs. Use already available PDFs, add digital content (videos, galleries, links, HTML5…) and there is your digital magazine. It comes with commenting and rating systems, article archive option, but also with Live Ads, allowing you to insert intelligent adverts into your magazine pages, which are then shown on basis of date, reader’s location or social media profile.


Reflow solution is not based on print publication, so you can create it from your print mag or website content, but it will still save time. Import text and multimedia elements (or speak with us to automate this process), and our system will automatically design articles for your magazine. Final design is HTML5, with magazine feel and with pagination for iPad and Android tablets. You will also get a phone friendly design, which you can use as your phone app.


End result is your branded iOS and Android app. And some more good news? No upfront costs, no download fees, just budget-friendly monthly fee for usage of the platform.


At PayPal, we put people at the center of everything we do. Founded in 1998, we continue to be at the forefront of the digital payments revolution, processing almost 11.5 million payments for our customers per day. PayPal gives people better ways to connect to their money and to each other, helping them send money without sharing financial information and with the flexibility to pay using their PayPal account balances, bank accounts, PayPal Credit and credit cards. With our 162 million active digital wallets, we have created an open and secure payments ecosystem people and businesses choose to securely transact with each other online, in stores and on mobile devices. PayPal is a truly global payments platform that is available to people in 203 markets, allowing customers to get paid in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds to their bank accounts in 57 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 26 currencies.


plista is a pioneer when it comes to innovative solutions for targeted digital advertising and content distribution in native environments. With our data-driven content and advertising platform we successfully bring advertisers and publishers together. Our specially developed technology enables us to control both content and advertising in line with the interests of the individual user. Thus advertisers can target precisely their audiences and create campaigns with high advertising impact. By optimally displaying content and advertising, publishers benefit from sustainable traffic increase, longer visit duration as well as additional monetization of their digital services – without investment cost and across all channels. Numerous DAX companies, NGOs and leading e-commerce companies rely on plista. The company employs 150 people and operates in 9 international markets (“DACH”-area, ES, CRO, SLO, NL, PL, AU).


PressReader is the global leader in multi-channel, cross-platform content distribution and monetisation, and the chosen partner of more than 4,000 publishers from over 100 countries.


PressReader connects local, national and international magazine and newspaper publishers with readers around the globe and across all platforms including the web, iOS, Android, Android for Amazon, Windows 8 and BlackBerry 10. It offers the world’s most engaging reading experience to millions of readers and can be found in over 15,000 libraries, hotels, airlines, corporate and government offices, and aboard cruise ships worldwide, providing publishers with new revenue opportunities and increased global circulation.


PressReader technology, a fully customisable digital publishing solution, helps publishers of all sizes and media types digitise and monetise their content on all devices and platforms. This award-winning solution offers an enhanced digital edition experience with its intelligent multimedia features and functionality.


Phone: +1 604 278 4604 ext. 559

Email: publishing[at]pressreader.com


Quantcast is a technology company specialized in real-time advertising and audience measurement. As the pioneer of direct audience measurement in 2006, Quantcast has today the most in-depth understanding of digital audiences across web and mobile, allowing marketers and publishers to make the smartest choices as they buy and sell the most effective targeted advertising on the market. Quantcast is dedicated to making display as relevant and effective as search, and currently delivers outstanding advertising campaigns for the world's leading advertisers and publishers, and brings accurate audience measurement to over 100 million digital destinations.



Readly is a new way of reading magazines on tablets and smartphones. Readly subscribers get access to hundreds of German and international magazines for a monthly fee of just 9.99 €. Our company mission is simple: We want to be at the cutting edge of the digital magazine revolution. Readly is the world´s leading App for unlimited magazine reading, extending the proven Spotify model to magazine reading, by offering a simple to use, "all-you-can-read"-solution. 


Our publishing partners benefit from Readly as a new way of monetizing not only the current issues, but also the back issues of their magazines and, equally important a growth in their readership base. Beyond an additional revenue stream, we offer real time analytics about the way people read magazines, giving publishers a never before seen insight into their readership.



Thought industries represents a new frontier in online learning. Enabling publishers, brands and media organizations to deliver engaging learning experiences to their consumer and B2B audiences. From creating online courses to managing an eLearning business our platform hosts a library of powerful, easy-to-use features that enable organizations to get to market with new learning-based products quickly and cost-effectively.



Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. inspires the world and shapes the future with transformative ideas and technologies, redefining the worlds of TVs, smartphones, wearable devices, tablets, cameras, digital appliances, printers, medical equipment, network systems, and semiconductor solutions. We are also leading in the Internet of Things space through, among others, our Smart Home and Digital Health initiatives. We employ 307,000 people across 84 countries with annual sales of US $196 billion. To discover more, please visit our official website at www.samsung.com and our official blog at global.samsungtomorrow.com

Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), is a leading global provider of high-quality licensed photographs, vectors, illustrations, videos and music to businesses, marketing agencies and media organizations around the world. Working with its growing community of over 70,000 contributors, Shutterstock adds hundreds of thousands of images each week, and currently has more than 48 million images and 2 million video clips available.

Headquartered in New York City, with offices in Amsterdam, Berlin, Chicago, Denver, London, Los Angeles, Montreal, Paris and San Francisco, Shutterstock has customers in more than 150 countries. The company also owns Bigstock, a value-oriented stock media provider; Offset, a high-end image collection; PremiumBeat, a curated royalty-free music library; Rex Features, a premier source of editorial images for the world’s media; Skillfeed, an online marketplace for learning; and WebDAM, a cloud-based digital asset management service for businesses.

For more information, please visit shutterstock.com, and follow Shutterstock onTwitter and on Facebook.

VeryTV is a full service provider of WebTV, IPTV, video communication, corporate TV and content marketing.


vjoon®, a fixture on the publishing market since 1990, is a leading developer of software solutions for the management of digital content. vjoon rapidly integrates technology innovations into its solutions and consistently develops its products to meet market needs. vjoon’s flagship product vjoon K4® is one of the most innovative cross-media publishing platforms available in the market and lets you deliver your valuable content to any output channel – print, online, mobile, tablet. Based on the time- and cost-saving Unified Publishing Process™ vjoon K4 provides the tools that allow your team to publish anywhere, smoothly and efficiently – whether you produce magazines, newspapers, sales materials, annual reports or books. Renowned customers worldwide and in configurations from 3 to more than 1,500 concurrent users benefit from this sophisticated solution.


Zeppelin University (ZU), located in Friedrichshafen, Germany, is a private, governmentally awarded, fully accredited university which offers interdisciplinary research and teaching for 1400 under- and post graduates, with 7 scientific social and economic disciplines and with 15 study and post-graduate programs.


The master program for Digital Pioneering is all about digital business innovation, modeling and marketing and addresses all relevant questions in this modern field, plus an additional track in Retailing.


eMA of Digital Pioneering:

| all about digital business model innovation 

| part time program, post-graduate, 21 months 

| strongly interdisciplinary 

| work on your own project 

| twelve weekly modules in Friedrichshafen, Berlin and San Francisco 

| 120 ECTS


Apply now: www.zu.de/dip

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