Perhaps the numbers say it best: CABSAT has a 22-year history of engaging with the industry’s decision makers involved in the creation, management, distribution and monetisation of filmed entertainment and audio content. In 2016 the show expects to draw 15,000+ visitors and 950+ exhibitors. This makes the show the ideal place to meet and engage with a broad cross-section of industry players under one roof. The show also offers attendees an excellent chance to see the latest technology available in the region.
CABSAT conference has grown in stature in recent years and is once again being held in conjunction with NABSHOW as collaboration partner. The CABSAT conference will include 40+ international speakers and 20+ sessions. The event will act as a showcase for new industry reports and whitepapers, interactive panel discussions and case studies, covering all filmed entertainment content across broadcast, satellite, Film/TV and content delivery. The conference will provide a world-class content management conference programme covering the latest trends, technologies and innovations in the global broadcasting and media market.
CABSAT aims to deliver and cater to — the ‘Content Buyers That Matter’ at Content Marketplace. This segment of the show attracts a mix of content buyers from across the region who are looking to buy content in TV, serial dramas, documentaries, sports, kids TV and films covering Hollywood, Bollywood, Nollywood and Arabic. A focus will also be on exclusive content for those populating their Ramadan programming schedules. Buyers will benefit from a package of tailored content from: TV channels and stations, broadcasters, free-to-air and pay-TV operations, sportcasters, distributors, telcos, satellite companies, digital TV and video content platforms.
The Content Congress aims to shed light on the future of television in a connected world. Billed as the MENA region’s leading congress for “binge learning”, the event is an industry knowledge platform for all stakeholders across the broadcast, satellite, content delivery, digital media and filmed and audio entertainment communities. The programme will feature daily keynote speeches, industry reports and technical programmes, as well as panel discussions. It will focus on the latest trends shaping global and regional markets and address the industry’s global transition to digital broadcasting.
Meeting of minds
CABSAT runs a dedicated Global Meetings Programme to help bring industry professionals together for mutual gain. CABSAT’s one-to-one matchmaking programme, the Global Meetings Programme is a bespoke meeting platform for buyers to better navigate the 950+ exhibitors on show. It allows buyers to search and schedule meetings with the most relevant global and regional companies offering exactly the products and solutions they are looking for. The programme includes complementary access to an online matchmaking tool, and personal assistance from CABSAT’s dedicated meetings team who are ready to assist buyers in scheduling those critical meetings.