Sunday, March 17, 2013

Media in the digital age: Wendy Heimann-Nunes speaks at TEA Summit Master Class April 4, Anaheim

Meet the Media Experts! 
Getting the Word Out in the Digital Age
Negotiating the delicate balance of getting the word out, honoring your NDA, and dealing with 21st century communications. What’s legal, what’s not. How to capture and tell your story in the most effective ways for social media. Moderated by Patricia MacKay, Ones&ZerosMedia. Panelists: Wendy Heimann-Nunes and Eric Galen of Heimann/Galen LLP and Judy Rubin, Judith Rubin PublicRelations.


Wendy Heimann-Nunes, Esq.
Partner, Heimann/Galen LLP

Educated at University of Chicago Law School and Northwestern University (B.S.), Wendy is past Head of Business Affairs for Universal Creative, and a member of the California and Illinois Bars.

She is an industry-leading attorney who specializes in the location-based entertainment, immersive entertainment and Transmedia industries. Prior to co-founding Heimann Galen, LLP, Wendy chaired the immersive and location-based entertainment department of the law firm of Zuber & Taillieu, LLP.

Wendy also served as an executive at Universal Studios, specifically as head of Business and Legal Affairs for Universal Creative, the division of Universal Studios responsible for the concept, design and development of all of its domestic and international theme parks, resorts and attractions. Wendy began her legal career, following a career as a talent agent, at the Chicago headquarters of the international law firm of Mayer Brown.

Wendy is a legal expert in the themed entertainment industry. She is an active member and pro-bono counsel of the Themed Entertainment Association. In addition, she serves on the Board of Advisors and as pro-bono counsel for Immersive Tech, a nonprofit corporation committed to supporting the development and adoption of immersive technology.

In addition to her legal experience, Ms. Heimann-Nunes has significant business experience, including having served as Executive Director of the renowned Chicago landmark, The Chicago Theatre.

The TEA Summit is part of the Themed Entertainment Association's 2013 Weekend of Events, which includes the annual 2-day Summit (April 4-5) and the annual Thea Awards Gala (April 6). The events are held at Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, Calif USA. Click here for tickets/more information.