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Virtual Lunch and Learn Series...   


NOVEMBER

Making the Switch to DTC Revenue Models

Thursday, November 18 (Tentative)
1:00 - 2:00pm Eastern Time /12:00 - 1:00pm Central Time

Overview: Cable and broadcast providers are quickly launching direct-to-consumer offerings in a bid to compete with OTT streaming platforms. Is your team prepared with the right knowledge, tools, and expertise to succeed? In this webinar, we'll share the best practices you should be aware of to gain a strategic advantage, including key agreement terms, revenue management processes, and content performance analytics.

Cost:

MFM or BCCA* Individual Members: $25^
Non-Members: $75
MFM Corporate Members**: $0

CPE: 1 (SK/Specialized Knowledge/Overview/Group Internet Live)

Learning Objectives:

  • Understanding of best practices needed to gain a strategic advantage and understanding
  • Ability to explain tools needed for revenue management processes

Registration...coming soon

    • All materials will be sent via email on Wednesday, November 17.
    • Registration deadline: 11/15/2021
    • No refunds after Friday, November 12, 2021

* BCCA Members who would like to participate, please send an email to [email protected] to get the discount code.
^ Discount Price includes a $25 member discount courtesy of sponsor Symphony MediaAI

DECEMBER

ESG Reporting & Transforming the Finance Function

Thursday, December 2
1:00 - 2:00pm Eastern Time /12:00 - 1:00pm Central Time

Overview: This webinar will cover a range of topics impacting media and entertainment companies. EY experts will discuss trends in the industry around ESG reporting. In addition, they will also provide insights into how companies in the industry are seeking to transform their finance function.

EY PANELISTS:
Samantha Tully, Financial Accounting Advisory Services, Senior Manager
  • Samantha is a senior manager in EY’s Financial Accounting Advisory Services practice, primarily assisting companies within the Media and Entertainment (M&E) sector on accounting and reporting issues as well as the adoption of new accounting standards.
  • Most recently, Samantha has been assisting companies with their ESG reporting, controls and risk management framework
  • Prior to this, Samantha was in EY’s National Accounting Office for three years serving as the M&E Industry Resident. In that role, Samantha was engrained in the standard setting process of the FASB’s new content cost accounting standard as well as supported account teams on the new revenue recognition and leases standards
  • She joined Ernst & Young in 2010 in the firm’s Assurance practice and is based in the New York office
Orchid Baron, Financial Accounting Advisory Services, Senior Manager
  • Focuses on Financial Close Management tools including BlackLine, solving for consolidation and foreign currency matters using LucaNet, SAP, and Oracle, and managing SEC disclosures using Workiva and other software
  • Prior to this, Orchid was in EY Canada’s audit practice for four years practicing IFRS in public company audits
  • Orchid is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in New York and a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) in Canada
Dianora Aria De Marco, Financial Accounting Advisory Services, Senior Manager 
  • Dianora is a senior manager in EY’s Financial Accounting Advisory Services practice, and supports clients on a broad range of technical accounting matters, SEC reporting, and ESG reporting
  • Most recently, Dianora completed a 1.5 year rotation in FAAS’ National Practice, focused exclusively on ESG and SEC Reporting
  • Prior to joining EY, Dianora supported the Committee on Corporate Reporting (CCR) at Financial Executives International (FEI). In this role, she advocated on behalf of Fortune 500 companies for regulatory change via comment letters to the SEC, FASB, and PCAOB. Prior to joining FEI, Dianora served as a staff member at the FASB
  • Dianora is a member of the State University of New York, College at Oswego Foundation Board of Directors. Dianora is a CPA licensed in New York
Cost:

MFM or BCCA* Individual Members: $25^
Non-Members: $75
MFM Corporate Members**: $0

Learning Objectives & Overview:

  • Describe challenges facing companies as they plan for long term sustainability.
  • Identify elements of defining a sustainability program.
  • Ability to determine how industry companies are transforming their finance function

CPE: 1 (AC - Accounting/Overview/Group Internet Live) 

  

    • All materials will be sent via email on Wednesday, December 1.
    • Registration deadline: 12/1/2021
    • No refunds after Friday, November 26, 2021

* BCCA Members who would like to participate, please send an email to [email protected] to get the discount code.
^ Discount Price includes a $25 member discount courtesy of sponsor EY


Questions? Contact Mandy Aoieong at [email protected]  


**MFM Corporate members (as of July 1, 2021):  A+E NetworksBeasley Media GroupBonneville,  Discovery, Auducy (fka Entercom), Graham Holdings/Media Group, Gray Media Group, WarnerMedia, Saga Communications, Nexstar Media Group, Meredith Corporation/Local Media Group, Sarkes Tarzian, Hearst Corporation/Television.  (All other members/companies are considered individual memberships.)   


Media Financial Management Association (MFM) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State Boards of Accountancy have the final authority on the acceptance of individual course for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.

Complaint resolution policy: For further explanation or clarification regarding administrative policies such as cancellations and grievances, please call the MFM office at 847/716-7000. For further information regarding Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits, contact Mandy Aoieong, Administrative & Marketing Coordinator, at 847/716-7000 or [email protected]