IC Punch Media Inc.
websites: www.icplaces.com Phone: 407-442-0309
Toll Free: 800-406-1220
Sunset Gower Studios
Building 38, 2nd floor
1438 N. Gower St.
Hollywood, CA 90028
Stock Symbol: PNCH
Trades on the OTCQB
Securities Transfer Corp
2591 Dallas Parkway
Frisco TX 75034
WHO IS IC Punch Media, Inc.
IC Punch Media, Inc is a public company which trades on the OTCQB: Symbol PNCH. ( www.icplaces.com )
Uniquely sensitive to the fact that the world’s populations want to access its entertainment, when, where, and how they want it, IC Places is a transmedia entertainment complex that produces entertainment content for distribution across multiple mediums.
On August 11th IC Places announced it had completed the purchase of Punch TV Networks, giving the company a broadcast TV network available in 50 million households. This network is growing every month. In August 2012 the network expanded into New York and Houston TX adding 14 million households. Punch TV Network has a roster of original programing which includes 36 new dramas, comedies, variety shows, talk shows, children’s shows, and inspirational entertainment.
Through multiple long term partnerships, clips and full episodes of the company’s shows are available to more than 300 million people a month outside the traditional set top box. This exposure serves as both a profit center and marketing component promoting the TV Network, its line up and the company’s new media specific programming across multiple platforms.
One of the core components of this multiple platform approach is IC Places 350 city-based websites. These online “websites/TV stations” offer virtual keyhole views of life in each community they serve. These sites offer local, regional and National news as well as programing. They deliver Punch TV to communities in which the network is not currently available through traditional means.
In May of 2012 IC Places signed a content distribution and development agreement with connectiVISION Digital Networks for their new Clear Vision Airport Network. connectiVISION Digital Networks for the Healthcare Industry expands that agreement by adding IC Places content to the Away From Home Television network in waiting areas of Hospitals, Doctors offices, Clinics and Care Centers across the country. This extended ad based network offers IC Places another another revenue stream for the shows it produces as well as additional exposure for its newly acquired Punch TV Network.
Additional partnerships deliver IC Places content to Checkout TV Network, HDTV network, Dining Network further expanding its footprint in breadth and depth to levels unimaginable as recent as a decade ago.
To complete its reach, IC Places signed a 2nd window and International distribution agreement with Spartan Bay, a company that will profitably deliver IC Places shows to markets around the world.
Through the long arm reach of an intricately woven network of partnerships and owned properties, IC Places stands out as one of the most unique diversified transmedia companies on the planet. Its structure offers the and greatest opportunity to generate the highest level of market awareness and profit for the shows it produces.
Steven Samblis - CEO / CFO / Chairman of the Board
Mr. Samblis comes to IC Places from a background of finance and entrepreneurship, starting in business as a stock broker for one of Americas largest brokerage firms.
During his time at the firm he achieve many awards including being named the top producing rookie broker in the firm. Moving into the position of IPO Analyst, he was quoted in hundreds of articles on IPOs including The Wall Street Journal, Time magazine and US News and World Report.
Mr. Samblis represented T. Boone Pickens United Shareholders Association, speaking before the Michigan Senate on the dangers of radical anti-takeover legislation.
He co-wrote and hosted The Investors Institute, a National television program which taught strategies for investing in IPOs. He then took the show on the road and held seminars for 250,000 people during an eight month cross country tour.
Mr. Samblis strategized with Author Mark Victor Hansen on the development and concept of the run away best selling book series Chicken Soup for the Soul. Mr. Samblis and Mr. Hansen later co-hosted the audio program -The World’s Most Powerful Marketing Tool.
Mr. Samblis has help people build their businesses into National brands. Working with a friend and owner of one fledgling gym in Durham New Hampshire, Mr. Samblis developed a marketing strategy and came up with the name - Planet Fitness. His friend renamed his gym - Planet Fitness -and then took that name and concept and turned it into the most successful and fastest growing fitness franchises in the country.
With his highly diversified background and hands on entrepreneurial experience, Mr. Samblis creates the company vision for IC Places and inspires the team to implement the vision on a daily basis.
BOARD OF ADVISORS
Charlotte Parker - Charlotte began her Hollywood career as Director of Public Relations for the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. She then joined several of the largest publicity firms in the entertainment industry, including Rogers & Cowan and The Lee Solters Company, specializing in film publicity. As the President of Parker Public Relations she has over 20 years experience in public relations, marketing and image making. She has guided the public images of over 200 celebrities, politicians, executives and corporations. Parker launched the publicity campaigns of director James Cameron and producer Gale Anne Hurd. She represented director John Frankenheimer and many films, including The Terminator, Aliens, Total Recall, and the animated classic The Swan Princess. As an expert media analyst and image consultant Parker has appeared on CNN, MSNBC, Court TV and the E-Channel and been written about in Spy Magazine, The Columbia Journalism Review, People and The Los Angeles Times Magazine. She is currently on the Board of Directors of The Bruce Lee Foundation and Operation Unity.
Joel Parker - Joel began his career in the News & Information Department of the RCA Corporation. He worked at the NBC Television Network for 10 years in the program department and Creative Services, where he managed the publicity accounts of several high profile series, the Super Bowl, NBC News and The Tonight Show. Joel currently represents many high profile clients including "Founding Father of Bodybuilding" Joe Weider. Joel also teaches television production at the University of Southern California.
Harvey V. Cohen - Harvey is a former state prosecutor for the 9th Judicial Circuit of Florida. He received a law degree from Stetson University College of Law. He was enlisted in the U.S. Army from 1985 through 1989. His assignments took him from upstate New York to Panama. After graduating from Stetson, Harvey was employed by the State Attorney's Office. Mr. Cohen is a partner with the Law Firm of Cohen & Battisti in Winter Park Florida. He is also a co-owner of the Arena Football League team The Tampa Bay Storm.
David Kaye - David is an SEO and affiliate marketing expert with over 13 years in this field. He's the driving force and owner of websites that are the highest sources of traffic to sites such as Amazon.com and eBay sending as many as 60 million visitors a month to eBay alone. He has been featured in Entrepreneur Magazine for his accomplishments.
Barry Neil Shrum, Esq. - Barry is a renowned music, entertainment and Internet attorney, with specialized knowledge of venture startups, the music industry, royalty structures and cyberlaw. Mr. Shrum has worked with some of the biggest stars in the music and entertainment industries and routinely advises them on deal structures, venture capital and other relevant matters. Mr. Shrum is also experienced litigator with trial experience at both the State and Federal level. He is also the author of a book, Origins of An Idea: An Apologetic for Original Expression and a blogger at LawOnTheRow,com
Jay Leopardi - Jay is today's lifestyle and pop culture branding expert, who specializes in the growth and development of brands. His skills range from search engine monopolization to new business funding techniques; concept actualization, motivational speaking and product launch campaigns. Some of his entrepreneurial endeavors include product placement, licensing and integration as well as celebrity endorsements.
He launched his career at age 13 as a pop recording artist in Miami, Florida, landing his first record deal at age 17. Six weeks after releasing Jay's single, it became the top one hundred hit on the billboard charts, selling 60,000 copies. After the record label bidding began, Jay recognized that there were many other facets to the music industry. He then made the decision to become a music producer.
Growing up among top celebrities ranging from musicians to actors helped Jay recognize that the music business was much more intricate than what people heard on the radio. After years of producing albums, Jay decided to move to Cincinnati, Ohio to work alongside his father, Emmett C. Leopardi, who worked for the multinational corporation Procter & Gamble. There, Jay learned discipline and formal training from several of the top leaders in the brand management industry.
Currently a visionary marketer, branding expert, and one of “The Shark” Daymond John’s right hand men at Shark Branding, Jay works closely with celebrities and companies in delivering brand management support. Jay has been dubbed “The Bad Boy Of Branding & technology guru”. Jay reinvented himself and brought his strategic marketing expertise online. He began signing clients and securing product placement. Jay now works closely with big names including Cedric the Entertainer, Kel Mitchell, and Miguel Nunez Junior, to name a few.