Digital Media Forum returns to Dubai

Two-day event promises 'brightest minds in digital media.'
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Some of the best and brightest minds in the global digital media arena will be gathering in Dubai to share their knowledge and expertise at the second annual Digital Media Forum (One & Only Royal Mirage, Dubai, 22nd-23rd May 2013).

They will be addressing a wide range of topics, individually and in panel discussions, that today impact on the delivery of social media programmes and how they are received by consumers. They include diverse topics such as the ‘bombardment of Social Media’ to asking the question ‘who is king?’ and from ‘e-education’ to ‘measuring social media effectiveness’.

The two day event also brings together a panel of international and local experts including Karim Khalifa, CEO &Founder at Digital Republic, Brian Carter, Comedian and Author of the Like Economy, Facebook Marketing and LinkedIn for Business, Social media strategist Mel Gischen, the Co-Founder of DOTNXT, South Africa and Jayant Bhargava, Principal with Booz & Company and a member of the firm’s media and entertainment practice.
Najla Semaan Mazboudi, Managing Director of SPOTON Media Services and Events, commented, “Last year’s inaugural event proved to be hugely successful providing a mix of case studies, networking knowledge and discussion,” she said. “The formula will be similar for this year leveraging great minds and industry leaders collectively to share best practice and exchange vital information, to help those about to or even well immersed in the business with new tools and approaches to maximising digital media explosion in the region.”

Full details of the growing list of speakers and the agenda, as well as the registration process can be found on


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