BroadcastAsia2016 Show Review
BroadcastAsia2016 saw close to 17,000 international trade attendees over the 4-day event from 31 May – 3 June at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore. Trade attendees from the broadcasting, film / production / cinematography and post production industries were treated with the latest range of innovations that are reshaping the broadcasting and digital media industry.
The plethora of activities specially crafted for the industry created buzz on the showfloor and allowed attendees to bring away knowledge and insights from experts. Networking opportunities were aplenty as more connections were made, deals signed and engagement began.
Activities on the Showfloor
Digital Asset Management, OTT, Video over IP, Audio over IP, Virtual Reality and many others were some of the trending technologies presented to the visitors from across the regions. The event saw close to 12,000 trade visitors from 85 countries / regions; with a total of 20 group delegations from Bangladesh, Japan, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Sri Lanka and Thailand.
Phan Tien Dung
CTO, Vietnam Digital Television, Vietnam
Chief Instructor, Camou Studio & Academy Sdn Bhd, Malaysia
Spread across Level 4 & 5 of Marina Bay Sands, a total of 626 exhibitors from 41 countries / regions, including 11 international group pavilions participated in BroadcastAsia2016.
The countries / regions represented include:
Australia, Austria, Bangladesh, Belgium, Belarus, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, New Zealand, Netherlands, Norway, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Poland, Russia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States of America and Vietnam.
Business Development Lead, Precision Workstation, Client Solutions, Dell APJ
Fintan Mc Kiernan
Chief Executive Officer, Ideal Systems SEA
Sound Designer, White Noise Ltd
The BroadcastAsia2016 International Conference and 7th Creative Content Production Conference jointly brought together a total of 540 delegates and 130 speakers.
The BroadcastAsia2016 International Conference consisted of 8 tracks and 2 post-conference workshops.
This year, we’ve launched 3 new tracks and 2 new workshops focusing on:
- The Business of Connected eEntertainment
- IP Broadcasting & TVE Technologies
- Broadcast Standards & Video Encoding Technologies
- Workshop: Speed, Accuracy, Quality – Meeting the Content Needs of Today’s Demanding TV Viewers
- Workshop: Short-Form Content Production and Distribution
Built around the theme “Integrating Technologies, Experiencing Content”, the 2016 edition of the conference was designed to address key industry topics such as the Traditional TV Vs. Digital TV: Is the ‘New Alliance’ Content Delivery a Way Forward, Policy and Regulatory Aspects of OTT, Moving from SDI to IP, Accelerators for the TVE Business, Virtual Reality – The Next Big Thing in Broadcast, How Big Data Drives OTT Profits and many more…
Some new speakers at BroadcastAsia2016 International Conference include Netflix, Hulu, icFlix, Vanmedia Group, 21st Century Fox, Genflix, Aljazeera Media Network, MNC Group, Sport Singapore and Public Television Services Taiwan.
The 7th Creative Content Production Conference, in collaboration with SAAVA, had attendees comprising film and TV content creators, content owners, producers, directors, content distributors, and financiers. The 2016 edition of the conference discussed key topics including Content Acquisition Business Models for Digital Distribution and Marketing, All About the IP – Producing Contemporary Trans-Platform Content, Co – Production Synergy in Creating Innovative Content and Audiences Experience, Strategies for Film Exhibition and Distribution, Collaborating with Sales Agents and Understanding the Worldwide Rights.
Key speakers include: HOOQ, FremantleMedia Asia, Advent Media Group, DragonSlate Media, XTREME Media, Bomanbridge Media, Darpan Singapore, Barking Cow Media Group, Hong Kong International Film Festival, Redbridge TV & Film Production, NBCUniversal, Hub Media Group, MediaCorp, Pozible, SN Global Holdings and Aurora Media Capital.
Director, Sentech South Africa
Senior Business Development and Manager, Fraunhofer ITS
EVP, Shorty Awards and Muck Rack
Eric F. Bruzek
Director and Partner – APAC, IBB Consulting Group
CIO/CTO, Aljazeera Media Network
CEO, DragonSlate Media
For feedback on the programme, and speaking opportunities for 2017, please email Velarie at email@example.com
BroadcastAsia is moving to Suntec Singapore next year and will be a 3-day event! See you next year from 23 – 25 May 2017, Tuesday to Thursday.
CommunicAsia and EnterpriseIT2017 will take place on the same days at Marina Bay Sands.
Shuttle buses will ply between Suntec Singapore and Marina Bay Sands.
Join our mailing list and be kept informed of the event. If you are interested in booking a stand, please contact Mr. Calvin Koh / Ms. Merliyn Low at BroadcastAsia@sesallworld.com.