PRESS STATEMENT FROM GMA-7:
"GMA Network Senior Vice President for Entertainment TV Wilma V. Galvante has been invited to represent the country as one of the speakers in the prestigious Broadcast Asia Conference 2011 on June 22-24 in Suntec, Singapore.
"Galvante is the only Filipino executive chosen to participate on the esteemed panel of television professionals from around the world to showcase the latest innovations in broadcast technology as well as highlight the emerging advances in Film, TV and Digital Multimedia.
"This highly-acclaimed exhibition and conference gives Galvante a chance to represent not only GMA Network but the Philippine TV industry as well among the 80 international speakers from 43 countries including Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK.
"During the three-day Creative Content Production Conference, Galvante will share her TV production expertise and key insights as one of the panelists on the topic, "Is Branded Entertainment the Way to Go in Asia?" along with Endemol Worldwide Brands Director Gerald Smith, Touchsky President Park In-Taek and The Moving Visuals Co. Managing Director Khim Loh.
"She will also lead discussions as the main speaker on Creativity and Excellence in TV Programming on June 23.
"Her extensive knowledge in the broadcasting industry ushered the creation of the network’s celebrated genre of primetime soap operas that not only reigned supreme in the hearts of television audiences but also raked in high TV ratings in the local TV landscape.
"Galvante’s more than 20 years of professional experience in TV production has likewise been acknowledged globally after she served as one of the jurors of the International Emmy Awards in 2006 and 2008 for the Comedy and Drama Categories, respectively.
"Now on its 16th year, Broadcast Asia is the region’s leading trade event for the broadcasting and media industries. Principally known as the One-stop Knowledge Platform in Digital Multimedia and Entertainment, this year’s show will bring together international experts sharing their in-depth analysis and predictions around the latest business and technology developments as well as production companies demonstrating the latest broadcast technologies available in the industry today like Hybrid and 3D TV."
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