The curtain fell on CABSAT 2015 on Thursday, with Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), the exhibition organiser, predicting the event had enjoyed busiest edition to date.
Having attracted more than 900 exhibitors from 60 countries, CABSAT welcomed more than 13,000 local, regional and international trade visitors for three days of product launches, technology demonstrations, executive meetings and networking events. The show also featured an expanded schedule of conferences, training schemes and seminars headlined by the CABSAT & NAB Show Collaborative Conference.
On the product front, CABSAT visitors got to grips with various cutting-edge technologies and gadgets evolving the entire content landscape – from creation, production and management, to distribution. A raft of new products included drones, 4K and Ultra HD cameras, wireless camera motion systems, satellites, broadcast transport solutions, microphones, post-production terminals, lighting rigs and fixtures and video management systems.
CABSAT organisers also revealed next year’s exhibition will feature the all-new Content Marketplace, a co-located event designed to unite the entire commercial ecosystem for filmed entertainment content.
As a dedicated platform to launch and source new content, explore exchange and funding opportunities and seal distribution partnerships, the CABSAT Content Marketplace will connect studios and content creators, producers, distributors and licencors with a host of buyers - from free-to-air and Pay TV operators, to telcos, brands, advertising agencies and media buying houses.