Conference Highlights
BroadcastAsia2015 International Conference

Look out for new and exciting topics, and an exclusive portfolio of industry visionaries! Gain new business ideas and strategies as we invite you to be part of the conversation with the leaders of the broadcasting space through unique user case presentations, interactive panel discussions, practical workshops, and countless networking opportunities.

Learn how to future proof the TV business as we discuss topical issues surrounding OTT, video delivery infrastructure, next generation TV technologies, second screen & social TV monetisation strategies, viewer data analytics applications, advanced broadcast solutions, cloud broadcasting, workflow management & automation, radio broadcasting, and more!

2014 Highlights

BroadcastAsia2014 International Conference and the 5th Creative Content Production Conference jointly brought together 431 delegates and 127 speakers. Over 4 action-packed days, they discussed and debated on the most pertinent trends and challenges that the broadcasting, entertainment and media space are facing today. With 7 topic-dedicated tracks and 2 interactive workshops, BroadcastAsia2014 International Conference addressed key topics such as OTT business models and monetisation strategies; Second Screen and Social TV and the role they play in the future of television; Radio Broadcasting in the Digital Space; Cloud Broadcasting; as well as next-generation innovation and technologies in TV and home entertainment.

Kicking off the conference, Mock Pak Lum, Chief Technology Officer of StarHub delivered a welcome address, and then moderated the Captains of Industry Dialogue 1. This panel discussion consisted of Graham Kill, CEO, Irdeto; David Habben, Chief Strategist, Media, Asia Pacific & Japan, Akamai; and Fintan McKiernan, CEO, Ideal Systems. Together the 4 visionaries discussed the global perspective on how OTT is changing the competitive landscape of the broadcasting space.

On the second day, at the combined plenary session, Aliza Knox, Managing Diretor, APAC, Twitter delivered her Visionary Address highlighting the power of social media in the ICT and Broadcast Landscapes. She spoke about how social media platforms are revolutionising societies, organisations, media and next-generation consumer behaviour. She emphasized on the importance of engagement and why it is the only social currency that truly matters.

Eric Kearley, Head of IPTV and PayTV, Telstra, kicked things off on the third day of the conference with his Keynote Address – TV Everywhere – Grow Revenues and Eyeballs with a Successful Multiplatform Distribution Strategy. Being able to build interactivity into the show itself is the key differentiator of success in driving viewership, subscriptions and ad revenue.

Over at the 5th Creative Content Production Conference, Fotini Paraskakis, Managing Director, Asian Operations, Endemol, and Surachedh Assawaruenganun, Chief Executive Officer, Film Business, Kantana Group Co. Ltd., Chairman, Oriental Post Co. Ltd. opened each day with their respective Keynote Presentations. They highlighted the current standing of Asia in the global creative media landscape and shared their views on capitalisation opportunities.

What Delegates and Speakers Had to Say

Jon Cara, Product Development Manager, GMA Marketing and Productions Inc.

“Extremely insightful and entertaining! This conference gets bigger and better every year. Congratulations.”

Galo Sanchez, Product Development Executive, PLDT

“The sessions were very informative and these will help in formulating our business strategies and building the necessary infrastructure and other resources needed.”

Rob van der Dam, Global Communications Leader, IBM

“An unmissable experience to get the latest insights of what is happening in Southeast Asia in the area of television, Internet and Social, and a great platform for discussions and networking with peers.”

Natan Edelsburg, SVP, Sawhorse Media

“BroadcastAsia 2014 is the best place to come to learn about Social TV and digital media in Asia and beyond. Twitter and Telstra in particular provided insights into how TV is changing because of social media.”

Fintan McKiernan, Chief Executive Officer, Ideal Systems

“This is a very well respected international calibre event which highlights the growing importance of Asia in the global broadcast market.”

Martin Andanar, Senior Manager and Project Director, TV5 Philippines

“Broadcast Asia is just the premiere broadcast conference in Asia. If you want to know all the trends and meaningful forecasts about the industry, this is the place to be.”

Get Involved in BroadcastAsia2015 International Conference!

We are already preparing for the 2015 edition of BroadcastAsia International Conference! Tell us what we did right, where we can do better and share your ideas for 2015 improvements! In addition, for speaking opportunities in 2015, please email Adeline at adeline.ho@sesallworld.com.

If you would like to be added to our mailing list, and kept up to date on what is happening for 2015, please email Cheryl at cheryl@sesallworld.com.