NEW YORK, NY- ShowEast will honor Brazil's Deputy Guilherme Campos with the "Anti-Piracy Latin American Government Leadership" Award at the ShowEast 2013 convention. The award will be presented during International Day programming on Monday, October 21st at the Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa in Hollywood, Florida.
"We are extremely honored to present the "Anti-Piracy Government Leadership" Award to Deputy Guilherme Campos," stated Robert Sunshine, Executive Director of ShowEast. "Deputy Campos has played a leading role in Brazil to combat counterfeiting and piracy as part of efforts to protect consumers, promote respect for intellectual property rights, and build capacity for enforcement, and justly deserves this award."
As President of the Parliamentary Front to Combat Piracy (Frente Parlamentar de Combate à Pirataria) and a member of the Committee for Economic Development, Industry and Commerce of the Brazilian House of Deputies, Deputy Campos has worked to promote public/private sector cooperation and supported various anti-counterfeiting and piracy field programs and events, in conjunction with partners across the country, including Motion Picture Association America Latina, based in Brazil since 1945.
Guilherme Campos is in his second term as a member of Brazil's federal Chamber of Deputies. He was Vice-Mayor of Campinas between 2005 and 2007 and municipal Secretary for Commerce, Industry, Services and Tourism between 2005 and 2006. He is one of the founders of the Social Democratic Party, PSD, created in September 2011, and was its first leader in the House of Representatives.
Deputy Campos has always been deeply engaged with associations and civil entities: he was President of the Commercial and Industrial Association of Campinas (ACIC) for four terms; Mayor of Shopkeepers of Campinas (CDL) and Vice President of the Federation of Trade Associations of São Paulo State, (Regional FACESP- Campinas), for ten years. He is currently the first Vice-President of ACIC, Vice President of the Executive Board of FACESP and Vice-President of the Federation of Soccer of São Paulo State (FPF - Regional Campinas). He serves as President of the Parliamentary Front to Combat Piracy.
ShowEast 2013 will take place October 21-24, 2013 at the Westin Diplomat Resort and Spa in Hollywood, Florida. It will feature screenings of major upcoming holiday films, sponsored events, timely and informative seminars and the ShowEast Trade Show. An estimated 1,300 members of the motion picture industry are expected to attend. ShowEast, now in its 28th year, is produced by Prometheus Global Media, owner of leading entertainment publications and events including Billboard and the Billboard Latin Music Awards, The Hollywood Reporter, Backstage, Adweek, Film Journal International, the CLIO Awards, CineAsia and CineEurope.