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Dubai Media City partners with Dubai International Content Market

The two-day event to be held on December 9-10, 2018, in Dubai is slated to draw more than 1,000 media and entertainment professionals from 55 countries, including 350 buyers, and host new product launches.
Majed Al Suwaidi, Managing Director, Dubai Media City.

Dubai Media City has confirmed its participation as a strategic partner in the 9th edition of the Dubai International Content Market (DICM), the international entertainment content and media marketplace in the MENA region.

Set to run on December 9-10, 2018, at the conference centre of the Jumeirah Beach Hotel, the business-to-business plug-and-work event will feature 350 hosted buyers from the Middle East and North Africa, as well as regions such as the Balkans, CIS, the Indian Subcontinent, and South Asia, among others. As part of its agenda, DICM 2018 will feature panel discussions, conference sessions and screen exclusive content from more than 150 exhibiting companies.

Commenting on the partnership, Majed Al Suwaidi, Managing Director, Dubai Media City, said: “Dubai Media City is proud to partner with platforms such as Dubai International Content Market that celebrate content and create a unique market for talented producers. We will support the content creators through offering workshops and access to in5, which is TECOM Group’s enabling platform for entrepreneurs and startups to access the marketplace. The content creation sector is currently experiencing growing momentum with the increasing number of platforms, and enhanced quality of content being produced.”

Eng. Anas Al Madani, Vice Chairman and Group CEO of INDEX Holding, added: “It is our great pleasure to partner with Dubai Media City, a world-renowned media business community that is home to regional and international companies, as it will further strengthen Dubai International Content Market’s position as the ideal platform for promoting meaningful content in the region.”