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Google is a Diamond Sponsor for the 2017 Creative Storage Conference


--Speaker Submission Deadline is April 1, 2017--


San Jose, CA, March 28, 2017—The 2017 Creative Storage Conference (SM) (CS 2017) will have Google as the Diamond Sponsor for the second year in a row.  The conference will be May 24, 2017 in Culver City, CA.  Submissions for presentations as well as sponsorships and exhibits are available.  The speaker submission deadline is April 1.


You can submit speakers/panelists for this premier event at   The speaking deadline is April 1, 2017.


Conference organizer Tom Coughlin said, “We are pleased to have Google back as a Diamond sponsor for the 2017 Creative Storage Conference.  We have a great program for 2017 and are glad to have them back and participating.  Cloud services, including digital storage, are assuming a great role in the media and entertainment industry and Google is one of the largest cloud service providers in the world.”


The Eleveth Annual Creative Storage Conference (SM) (CS 2017) will be held Wendesday May 24, 2017 at the DoubleTree Hotel West Los Angeles in Culver City, CA (   This event brings together digital storage providers, equipment and software manufacturers and professional media and entertainment end users to explore the conference theme of “The Next Act of Storage:  Digital Storage Makes Art Happen.”  At CS 2017 you can find out the latest developments in digital storage for media and entertainment, find out how other media professionals meet their digital storage needs and network with industry professionals.


This one-day conference and exhibits brings together the vendors, end users, researchers and visionaries that will meet growing demand for digital storage for content capture, editing, archiving and content distribution. 


In addition to the sessions there will also be four keynote talks during the conference and perhaps a sponsored reception in the evening.  The preliminary agenda for the Creative Storage ConferenceSM is at:


Google is a Diamond Sponsor.  Quantum is a Platinum Sponsor.  Microsoft and NetApp are Bronze Sponsors.  Exhibitors include Active Storage, Axle Video, Caringo, CineSys Oceana (DDP Americas), Kingston Technology, SGL, StorageDNA and Xendata.  Media and Organization Sponsors include the AMIA, Bright Blue Innovations Intl., Broadcast Beat, Colonial Purchasing, Coughlin Associates, DCIA, Digital Cinema Society, Digital Production Buzz, Drive Trust Alliance, Entertainment Technology Center (USC), Entertainment Storage Alliance, Flash Memory Summit, HDDFA, Home Toys/AVSystems, LACPUG, Los Angeles Post Production Group, M&E Tech, MESS, Parks Associates, Popnetmedia, Post Magazine, PostPerspective,,, RDC, Sound and Picture Magazine, SMPTE, SNIA, The Broadcast Bridge, Trusted Computing Group and The Shindler Perspective.


Sponsorships and exhibits are available for the 2017 Creative Storage Conference (SM).  Several levels of conference, web site and event sponsorship are available as well as a table-top exhibits.  Information on the sponsorship and exhibit opportunities are available at


For additional information on the conference call 408-202-5098 or email


The Creative Storage Conference (SM) is put on by the Entertainment Storage Alliance ( and Coughlin Associates (