Onstream Media Corporation Webcasts CERA Week, the World's Premier Energy Conference
POMPANO BEACH, Fla. – February 20, 2009 – Onstream Media Corporation ( OTC: ONSM), a leading online service provider of live and on-demand digital media communications and applications, today announced that it provided webcasting services for CERA Week, one of the leading energy conferences in the world.
CERA Week, sponsored by the Cambridge Energy Research Associates (CERA) an IHS company, took place from February 9-13 at the Westin Galleria & Oaks Hotel in Houston, Texas. Onstream provided live and archived, "store and stream" presentations via the conference website at http://www2.cera.com/ceraweek2009/ and CERA members and non-members from around the world were able to access presentations, panel discussions and other features.
IHS is a leading global source of critical information in four areas: energy, product lifecycle, security and the environment.
Onstream provided webcasts from up to seven rooms simultaneously and produced more than 80 online streaming events and interviews in five days, proving that Onstream has the capabilities, personnel and equipment to successfully accommodate even the largest conferences.
Mr. Randy Selman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Onstream Media Corporation, commented, "We are pleased to have helped connect the media, executives from energy corporations, and policy leaders with CERA and this important annual event. The challenging economy presents a range of issues, and energy is one of the most important areas of focus for politicians and corporate America. This conference, subtitled 'Risk and the Rebuilding of Confidence: Energy Strategies for a Turbulent Economy,' discussed the major issues and included the primary thought leaders in this industry for five power-packed days of seminars and panel discussions."
About CERA (www.cera.com)
Cambridge Energy Research Associates (CERA), an IHS company, is a leading advisor to energy companies, consumers, financial institutions, technology providers and governments. CERA (www.cera.com) delivers strategic knowledge and independent analysis on energy markets, geopolitics, industry trends, and strategy. CERA is based in Cambridge, MA, and has offices in Bangkok, Beijing, Calgary, Dubai, Johannesburg, Mexico City, Moscow, Mumbai, Oslo, Paris, Rio de Janeiro, San Francisco, Tokyo and Washington, DC.
About IHS (www.ihs.com)
IHS (NYSE: IHS) is a leading global source of critical information and insight, dedicated to providing the most complete and trusted data and expertise. IHS product and service solutions span four areas of information that encompass the most important concerns facing global business today: Energy, Product Lifecycle, Security and Environment. IHS enables innovative and successful decision-making for customers ranging from governments and multinational companies to smaller companies and technical professionals in more than 180 countries. IHS has been in business since 1959 and employs approximately 3,800 people in 20 countries.
IHS is a registered trademark of IHS Inc. CERA is a registered trademark of Cambridge Energy Research Associates, Inc. Copyright ©2008 IHS Inc. All rights reserved.
About Onstream Media:
Onstream Media Corporation ( OTC: ONSM) is an online service provider of live and on-demand internet video, corporate web communications and content management applications. Onstream Media's pioneering Digital Media Services Platform (DMSP) provides customers with cost effective tools for encoding, managing, indexing, and publishing content via the Internet. The DMSP provides our clients with intelligent delivery and syndication of video advertising, and supports pay-per-view for online video and other rich media assets. The DMSP also provides an efficient workflow for transcoding and publishing user- generated content in combination with social networks and online video classifieds, utilizing Onstream Media's Auction VideoT (patent pending) technology. In addition, Onstream Media provides live and on-demand webcasting, webinars, web and audio conferencing services. In fact, almost half of the Fortune 1000 companies and 78% of the Fortune 100 CEOs and CFOs have used Onstream Media's services.
Select Onstream Media customers include: AAA, AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company, Bonnier Corporation, Dell, Disney, National Press Club, NHL, MGM, PR Newswire, BT Conferencing, Shareholder.com, and the U.S. Government. Onstream Media's strategic relationships include Akamai, Adobe, eBay, FiveAcross/Cisco and Qwest. For more information, visit Onstream Media at http://www.onstreammedia.com or call 954-917-6655.
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