Sparknetworks Syndication and Services To Merge With Momentum Media Marketing Inc.

Shawn Smith to Continue as President of Momentum
Pat Bohn to Serve as Consultant to the Merged Entity
Momentum Media Networks to Launch New Website

Vancouver, BC – December 1, 2016 – Pat Bohn, founder and president of SparkNetworks, and Shawn Smith, founder and president of Momentum Media Marketing Inc., today announced the merger of Sparknetworks’ syndicated programs, services and tools with those of Momentum Media Networks, a division of Vancouver-based Momentum Media Marketing, Inc. The merge is effective January 1, 2017.

“Momentum’s unique broadcast experience, industry positioning, and marketing capabilities make it the perfect group to take the syndication business of SparkNetworks to the next level,” said Pat Bohn. “I have known Shawn Smith for two decades and feel that his leadership combined with the synergies created by this merger will greatly benefit our current clients and vendor partners as well as complement Momentum’s existing offerings,” added Bohn.

As part of the merger, Momentum also announced that Pat Bohn will now consult Momentum on syndication, content development, and marketing opportunities.

“Pat and his team have built a tremendous resource for Canadian broadcasters with the world-class content, innovative tools, and industry services of SparkNetworks,” said Shawn Smith, President and Founder of Momentum. “I am gratified that not only do we have the opportunity to grow these businesses and provide even more value to the industry, but Pat has also agreed to stay with us to support our efforts along the way.”

Momentum Media Marketing Inc. offers media marketing and content creation services as well as innovative tools for clients in Canada and the United States. All of our people are media and marketing professionals who live and breathe digital technology. The company also owns Broadcast Dialogue, Canada’s broadcast industry publication of record.

For information on specific programming and tools available, please reach out to Shawn Smith Momentum at 604-872-8900 ext. 300, shawn@momentummediamarketing.com, or www.momentummedianetworks.com

About SparkNetworks
SparkNetworks provides the most compelling and innovative content, digital tools, and services to Canadian broadcasters. All our offerings are designed to increase revenue, audience, and engagement. SparkNetworks works with world-class media companies to develop, distribute, and monetize broadcast content and brands, such as Radioplayer Canada, Commotion, CBS Sports, Daly Download with Carson Daly, Zach Sang and the Gang, and much more. The company consults with broadcast executives and managers and provides the right programs and services that will increase audience and generate results for advertisers.
www.sparknetworks.ca

About Momentum Media Marketing Inc.
Momentum Marketing has been delivering marketing, content, and business optimization solutions, with a particular focus on the broadcast industry, since 2003. We believe all marketing should be measurable and deliver an outstanding return on investment for our clients. Momentum Media Networks offers industry-leading programs, tools and services for broadcasters in Canada and the US. Momentum is also publisher of Canada’s broadcast industry publication of record, Broadcast Dialogue.
www.momentummediamarketing.com

Media Contact
Shawn Smith, 604.872.8900 ext. 300, shawn@momentummediamarketing.com

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