BroadcastAsia2017 Show Review
Spanning across 3 levels of Suntec Singapore, BroadcastAsia2017 concluded successfully over the 3-day event from 23 – 25 May. Trade attendees from the broadcasting and digital multimedia industries saw a wide range of innovations and took part in a plethora of value-added activities at the show floor which allowed them to bring away knowledge and insights from experts.
Held concurrently with CommunicAsia and EnterpriseIT2017 that took place at Marina Bay Sands, the 3 events saw a total of over 40,000 trade attendees of which 45% were from overseas.
Visitors thronged the show floor to source for the latest products / solutions.
Business networks were forged as attendees mingled.
Enhanced Experience for Visitors
4K / UHD, TV Everywhere, IP Broadcasting, Professional Audio, Wireless Production were just some of the many key trending technologies showcased at the exhibition. Free value-added activities such as Producer Connect, Post I Production Hub, Innovation Hub, Broadcast IP Inter-OP Lab and many others further enhanced their experience to BroadcastAsia2017.
Around 51.5% of the trade visitors were from overseas; with a total of 22 group delegations from China, India, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Sri Lanka and Spain.
* Preliminary statistics before audit.
Learn and Network with Experts and Peers
P T Alagan
Assistant Vice President, Production Services, Mediacorp Pte Ltd
Deputy Director-Engineer, Sri Lanka Rupavahini
Group Chief Technology Officer, India Today Group
Congregation of international Broadcasting & Multimedia Brand Owners and Solution Providers
A total of 633 international exhibitors from 48 countries / regions participated at BroadcastAsia2017 which spans across 3 levels of Suntec Singapore. This year also saw 13 group pavilions and 8 companies taking up the Hospitality Suites at Level 3.
The countries / regions represented include:
Afghanistan, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Poland, Russia, Singapore, Slovakia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States of America, Uzbekistan and Vietnam.
A recap of BroadcastAsia 2017 International Conference
BroadacstAsia2017 International Conference saw knowledge exchanged as it provided an excellent platform for like-minded professionals to gather and share their vision and concerns for the broadcast and media industry.
This year, the emphasis was on “Gearing Up for the Future of Broadcasting” especially in the areas of OTT monetisation through VOD, IP broadcasting, 4K/UHD and The Use of Data Analytics in understanding what your viewers want.
Over 500 attendees and 80 speakers from around the globe were present and were overwhelmed by intensity of the conversations that were held over 3 days at Suntec Singapore. 2 main tracks (Commercial and Technologies) and 2 workshops on UHD and Data Analytics were crafted to address the needs of the industry.
A glimpse of some of our outstanding 2017 speaker lineup:
Chief Product Officer
Pacific Telecommunications Council
Head of Connected Media
Assistant Chief Executive – Content & Innovation
SVP Media and Digital Business
Head of Asia
VP and GM, APJ
Business Unit Executive, IBM Cloud Video & M&E Industry SME
IBM Asia Pacific
SVP Bus Dev APAC
MD & CTO
Ahmad Zaki Mohd Salleh
Group GM Engineering, TV Networks
Media Prima Berhad
Director – Asia Pacific
Director of Global Media Engineering and Partnerships
Chief Technology Officer
Senior Director Technical Strategy
Director of Technology and Innovation
Sr. Staff Solutions Architect (Video) Asia Pacific
Director Media Networks
Eurofins Digital Testing
Muck Rack & Shorty Adwards
Hear what some of our attendees had to say:
“In the morning session, SDI vs IP presentation and ‘supply chain of the future’ have updated my knowledge. Furthermore, the debate in the morning is very helpful. In the afternoon session, the ‘cloud platform’ presentation and the hot topics discussed are very helpful.”
Eng. Lasantha Samaranayake
Director-Engineering, EAP Broadcasting Company
“So far I am the only Latin American in the room. I feel thankful and blessed to be here in BroadcastAsia2017. The organisers and speakers inspire me to go home and work hard to understand what the audiences want and address our efforts to develop the media ecosystem. Thanks Singapore for giving me this extraordinary opportunity.”
TV National Authority Colombia
“Content & Strategy Track was useful in giving candid insights and implementation challenges. Technology Track was forward looking and helped the attendees a snap shot of future of broadcasting and be ready for it!”
Tan Sze Siang
Unveiling a Brand New Look for 2018
CommunicAsia and BroadcastAsia have grown alongside the fast evolving ICT and media landscape to cement its position as the leading industry event in the region. Committed in our quest to deliver a more inclusive experience for all trade attendees, we are elated to share with you the launch of ConnecTechAsia.
ConnecTechAsia is where technology, ideas, and business converge. Creating a unifying identity for CommunicAsia, BroadcastAsia and NXTAsia (new event for emerging technologies), ConnecTechAsia covers the full spectrum of communication, broadcast, and enterprise technology and services reflecting the pulse of Asia today.
Redefined to bring you a refreshing new experience
26 – 28 June 2018
Marina Bay Sands & Suntec Singapore