Meet our 2016 Sponsors
MCN is deeply grateful for the support of our MCN2016 Sponsors. Please make sure you stop by to meet them in the Sponsor Hall during the conference.
PRESENTING SPONSOR - PICTION
Piction Digital Media Warehouse for managing all type of digital content including images, video, audio and documents. We combine a full digital asset management system with strong workflows and content distribution functions to provide a platform that can solve your digital media management requirements.
IGNITE SUPPORTER - GOOGLE CULTURAL INSTITUTE
Explore collections from around the world with Google Arts & Culture.
MARKET TRENDS SPONSOR - AXIELL GROUP
Axiell Group is the umbrella organization and is divided into four business areas: Axiell Public Library, Axiell ALM (Archives, Libraries & Museums), Axiell Education and Axiell Media, delivering innovative solutions to the cultural sector globally. Axiell also serves its’ clients with Library Logistics services and products, as well as Vital records management systems.
KEYNOTE SPONSOR - MAILCHIMP
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PARTNERS IN CONVERSATION SPONSOR - LINKED CANVAS
Linked Canvas is an easy-to-use tool designed for the cultural heritage community as well as schools and colleges to build interactive educational resources. Linked Canvas helps people explore artworks and artefacts visually, conceptually and contextually. Linked Canvas is designed and developed by Synaptica, a semantic technology company headquartered in Denver, Colorado. Since 1995 Synaptica has been developing innovative software tools for organizing, indexing and classifying information, and for discovering knowledge.
All of Synaptica's award-winning software products are built on a foundation of open standards and a commitment to client-led solutions and uncompromising customer service. Synaptica provides enterprise-class software support to customers in North and South America, Europe and Asia.
EXHIBITOR - COLLECTIONSPACE
We are a dynamic community of professionals working in the arts, humanities, social, and natural sciences. We collaborate to design, develop, and share a platform for collections information management that: supports traditional collections management activities; enables the integration of emergent and dynamic new technologies into the information ecologies of museums; and is an effective and affordable alternative to one-off applications developed in-house and proprietary offerings.
#MCN2016 PHOTOSTREAM SPONSOR + BIRDS OF A FEATHER SIGS BREAKFAST SPONSOR - CROWDRIFF
Social is bursting with great photos and videos, but to get true bottom-line value out of it, you need to be able to work with content at scale. Take control of the creative cycle by surfacing superior content and putting it to work across your digital channels, easily and intuitively.
NEW ORLEANS CITY GUIDE SPONSOR + BIRDS OF A FEATHER SIGS BREAKFAST SPONSOR - CULTURECONNECT
Connecting Arts & Culture Through Mobile Technology
CultureConnect is an award-winning purveyor of digital interactives and the official producer of MCN2016 New Orleans CityGuide.
EXHIBITOR - DETOUR
Detour produces immersive, cinematic audio walks that help connect people with the stories and places around them. The Detour Platform allows museums to create their own location based audio experiences - with powerful features like group audio sync, social sharing and design that connects people seamlessly to content. It also includes Descript, Detour's Mac app for content producers, which combines mapping, writing, and audio production into one tool that makes content creation dramatically easier and faster.
EXHIBITOR + BIRDS OF A FEATHER SIGS BREAKFAST SPONSOR - DIGITAL TRANSITIONS
Your Source for Phase One and all things Medium Format in the U.S.
EXHIBITOR - ENCURATE MOBILE
Encurate is an energetic team of experts from cultural spaces and technology backgrounds who believe cultural institutions are a critical component of today’s society and are underrepresented in the world of mobile technology. Our team provides museums and cultural spaces with authentic mobile options. Using formative research strategies and with years of experience, our mission is to create a mobile option for your institution that is affordable, maintainable, and relevant to both the institution and it’s visitor.
EXHIBITOR - FOREST GIANT
Forest Giant, a design and development firm focused on using technology to create interactive digital experiences, brings their newest product Otis™ to the MCN Conference. The Otis platform allows you to easily create and manage engaging, interactive experiences for your museum. From screens and sounds to lights and more, Otis puts you in control of your experience -- saving you time, money, and resources.
Turn a physical place into a digital space with Otis.
EXHIBITOR - GAMAR
Play with the world.
Gamar is an award-winning platform that allows museums and cultural institutes to easily create self-guided tours and educational trails using 2D and 3D augmented reality. Using Gamar, museums can create entertaining and educational tours around new or existing exhibits, allowing visitors to engage with their museum in a fun, new and interactive way.
EXHIBITOR - GURU
Let us tell your story.
Guru creates digital experiences for museums, aquariums and zoos.
EXHIBITOR - IDEUM
Ideum offers a range of multitouch hardware solutions to meet the need of any exhibition or installation space. We offer a variety of multitouch tables and touch wall products. In addition, we can design custom touch tables, touch walls, kiosks, and other types of computer-based installations and environments. We have been designing and building multitouch tables since 2008.
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SPONSOR - JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY
Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts & Sciences, Advanced Academics Programs, Museum Studies Program
Museums of the 21st century are evolving. They’re increasing in number, expanding in size, and attracting more diverse audiences every day. Innovations in information and communication technologies are challenging museums to rethink their approach and transform the museum experience to keep up with the intellectual curiosity of today’s learners. The need has never been greater for leaders with the knowledge and skills to face these challenges and create a vision for the museums of the future.
EXHIBITOR - LUCIDEA
Redefining how knowledge is shared…for over 30 years.
Lucidea Argus is a comprehensive, highly configurable collections management solution that accommodates diverse curatorial and visitor engagement requirements. This integrated platform offers powerful access options including a Web portal for sharing collections information, and mobile capabilities for an enriched visitor experience. Argus: The CMS used by forward-thinking museums.
EXHIBITOR - MADPIXEL
Technology at the service of content.
Second Canvas is a new way to experience art through tablet and smartphone devices, combining ultra-HD gigapixel images, storytelling, gamification and social sharing.
EXHIBITOR + BIRDS OF A FEATHER SIGS BREAKFAST SPONSOR - TESSITURA NETWORK
The Tessitura Network enables arts, cultural and entertainment organizations around the globe to operate more efficiently by offering products and services specifically for their business needs.
EXHIBITOR - UNIVERSITY OF GLASGOW
MSc in Museum Education
This unique programme offered by the University of Glasgow provides opportunities to develop a critical awareness of the historical, social, political, ethical and philosophical context of educating in and through the museum. It draws on the vast experience of academic staff, renowned for world class, research-led teaching and will offer a unique link to the world leading collections available within the Hunterian Museum and other world famous Glasgow museums. The program can be on a full-time or part-time basis and is offered as a face-to-face or online model.
EXHIBITOR + BIRDS OF A FEATHER SIGS BREAKFAST SPONSOR - VEEVART
Veevart is a Salesforce based application through which museums can better connect with their audience, promote their artworks and activities, and increase their revenue.
EXHIBITOR - ZETCOM
zetcom has set the standard for powerful collection and museum management systems for more than 17 years. Our products and services are designed to meet the multifaceted tasks of museums, galleries and cultural heritage institutions all over the world.
BIRDS OF A FEATHER SIGS BREAKFAST SPONSOR - ATOM
BIRDS OF A FEATHER SIGS BREAKFAST SPONSOR - DEXIBIT
Data driven insights with real time analytics for cultural institutions.
BIRDS OF A FEATHER SIGS BREAKFAST SPONSOR - IJSFONTEIN
Playful Learning since 1997
Allow your curiosity to guide you. Dare to experiment, failing is part of the process. Be confident that the challenges you encounter match your competencies. You are on a mission and will achieve a state of flow, alone or with others. Discover, play and learn.
IJsfontein designs and develops playful (digital) learning based on the belief that people are naturally curious and intrinsically motivated to develop themselves. Examples include a serious game or gamification project for the purposes of personnel training, interactive experiences for museums, or cross-platform digital methodology for primary education.
BIRDS OF A FEATHER SIGS BREAKFAST SPONSOR - NETX
NetX is an expert solution provider in Digital Asset Management, serving many of the world’s largest brands. NetX offers cloud-based DAM solutions, as well as installed licenses for in-house hosting. Since 2000, NetX has been singularly focused on solutions to manage large libraries of digital files. NetXposure delivers software solutions that reduce the time and cost of content production, maximize ROI from media assets, and streamline the workflows of managing large libraries of digital files.