Organisers of the Dubai-based DICM event have partnered with mena.tv Content Hub to deliver a stand-alone content marketplace in Dubai.
The event, taking place at Dubai’s Jumeirah Beach Hotel, will reportedly bring together content from Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia, the Middle East, and North and East Africa, and is set to welcome more than 350 buyers representing TV stations, OTT platforms, mobile operators and in-flight entertainment.
Commenting on the partnership, Vlad Borovina, Project Manager of Dubai International Content Market, said: “With the redesign and the new venue of Dubai International Content Market, we are better placed than ever to bring together content businesses and professionals, within a seven-hour flight to Dubai, and provide them with the perfect environment for face to face meetings. Our exhibitors are set to deliver a comprehensive content options, and through our partnership with the mena.tv Content Hub; vendors can be assured that the event will have buyers from around the region.”
Nick Grande, CEO of mena.tv Content Hub added: “We are excited to be partnering with Index on the relaunch of Dubai International Content Market. The MENA region is a huge market of 20+ countries with more than 1,000 broadcasters and numerous SVOD platforms. Many of the region’s 75 telecoms companies are also delivering content services. It’s vital for all mena.tv buyers in the region to have easy face-to-face access to regional and international vendors.”
In addition to premium content exhibitors, Dubai International Content Market will be offering a conference programme, networking spaces and automated meeting tools for buyers, sellers, service providers and industry professionals.
The show will take place on Sunday and Monday (9-10 December 2018) at Jumeirah Beach Hotel Conference Centre.