TORONTO, Ontario (CelebrityAccess) – As the Banff World Media Festival prepares to mark its 40th year, organizers for the annual conference announced the debut of the BANFF Summit Series which will feature keynote speaker Jeffrey Katzenberg.
Katzenberg, co-founder of Dreamworks, and currently Managing Partner of WndrCo and Chairman and Founder of Quibi will speak on Sunday, June 9th, in an exclusive fireside conversation.
Katzenberg’s keynote will serve as the kick-off event for the long-running festival, which, in 2019, will take place from June 9-12, 2019 at the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel in Banff, Alberta, Canada.
“Jeffrey’s well-earned reputation as a world-class content leader presents such an exciting opportunity for all of us attending the Banff World Media Festival. We are honored to have him join us,” commented Randy Lennox, Chair of the Board of Directors for BANFF.
The BANFF Summit Series is billed as a curated series of keynote sessions that will serve as part of the festival’s 40th-anniversary festivities. Keynote speakers will be drawn from key figures who are helping to shape the future of the media industry, BANFF organizers said.