IABM Global Supported Events and Exhibitions

IABM's global reach means that we do the hard work on shows for our members.

Over the years, our extensive research - backed up by our own attendance and feedback from member companies - has identified key exhibitions and events in each region, as well as those with international standing. IABM has formed strategic partnerships with all of these, as well as being either a sponsor or supporter.

The chosen events are recommended to IABM members and IABM has a presence at each show to support its members' activities there. Click here to view our full Industry Event calendar which includes all IABM Activity at shows including member receptions, award ceremonies and business intelligence breakfasts.


ABU Digital Broadcasting Symposium

6 - 9 March 2017, Kuala Lumpur

The DBS2017 with the theme “Digitise, Digitalise & Dominate”, will focus on the importance of embracing and implementing digital technologies in every aspect of the broadcast and media value chain, from infrastructure to content development and its delivery, in order to be a dominant player in the current market space.

The four-day composite event with its international conference, industry exhibition, and focused workshops will showcase and present advancing technologies, content strategies, and effective business ideas and solutions to address current and future challenges within the industry. With the industry's leading solution providers and experts, it will provide a platform to share expertise, learn from experiences and network with like-minded colleagues. The DB Symposium, now a prominent event within the industry calendar, provides international and regional exposure to their members and industry partners. 

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Beijing International Radio, TV & Film Exhibition(BIRTV) is China's top-notch exhibition in the industry of radio, film & TV, which has been well received by the broadcasting industry at home and abroad. Regarded as a must-attend event, BIRTV concentrates on content and gathers the latest developments and global inspiration of technical innovation.

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Broadcast Asia

23 - 25 May 2017, Suntec Singapore

Asia’s representative and comprehensive digital and multimedia tradeshow for the pro-audio, film and TV industries continues to serve as the region’s leading platform where professionals gather to network, exchange business ideas, gather market information and source for the latest products and solutions.

IABM Activity at the show

  • Member Lounge
  • Advance Show Member Reception
  • Executive Breakfast Session

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Broadcast India

Exhibition - 12-14 October 2017
Conference - 12 - 13 October 2017
Bombay Exhibition Centre

Every year, for over two and a half decades, The Broadcast India Show becomes the interactive platform that showcases on one hand, the paradigm shifts in infotainment technology across the globe. On the other, it allows you to connect with the innovators and experience the marvels first-hand.

With Broadcast India Show 2017, it's time to make way for next-gen broadcast technology - faster, easier, more productive and definitely more creative ways of working with broadcast, film, audio, radio and everything else that contributes to the infotainment industry - from its content creation to its management and delivery. Companies and corporates, veterans and professionals, suppliers and customers, visionaries, and other stakeholders from across the worls will gather to realize opportunities, establish trade connections and facilitate resource pooling on the biggest scale.

Broadcast India 2016 saw over 19,000 global visitors and 580 participants from more than 35 countries coming together, eager to push ahead of the growth curve faster than anyone else.

IABM Activity at the show

  • Member Lounge

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28 February - 2 March, Excel London

BVE is the most well established UK trade show of its kind, with a 20-year history dedicated to the broadcast, production and post-production sectors. In recent years, the show has evolved into an all-encompassing live event that also covers the Connected Media, Live & AV Systems Integration sectors. It attracts more than 13,000 visitors who attend to discover and learn about the latest products, services and trends from more than 300 leading manufacturers and distributors.

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21 - 23 March, Dubai World Trade Center

With the Middle East and Africa filmed and audio entertainment media market undergoing a fascinating transformation, forecasts by global analyst PricewaterhouseCoopers predict entertainment and media spend will reach US$66 billion by 2018. In this lucrative environment, CABSAT provides a tailored experience for industry experts to engage, strategies  and debate future market trends, and source the latest technologies.

The 23nd edition of CABSAT - the leading platform for the broadcast, production, content delivery, digital media and satellite sectors across the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) - will continue to represent disruptive innovation and monetisation opportunities across the MENA filmed & audio entertainment media market.

If you’re in the business of Creation, Management, Distribution & Monetisation of all content formats, make sure you’re at CABSAT 2017.

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The 25th China Content Broadcasting Network Exhibition - CCBN2017 will take place from 23-25 March, 2017 in the prestigious China International Exhibition Center (CIEC) in Beijing.

As the largest broadcasting technology and equipment expo in the Asia-Pacific region, CCBN boasts 60,000 square meters of exhibition space. It attracts more than 1,000 exhibitors and 100,000 professional visitors from more than 30 countries.

CCBN features a combination of exhibition with technical and business conferences. The Keynote Speech Conference (23-25, March, 2017) and the CCBN-Broadcasting Development Forum (CCBN-BDF) allow industry leaders to illuminate the latest trends and showcase cutting edge broadcast technologies. 

CCBN is also the key platform for communication and interaction between Chinese and foreign enterprises in this sector. As China's economic growth accelerates, the role of Chinese companies in the global broadcast and media technology market is becoming ever more important. At the same time, the increasingly sophisticated and growing domestic Chinese market for broadcast and media equipment provides foreign companies with tremendous business opportunities. CCBN is your access to Chinese marketplace.

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The CSTB Exhibition and Forum has long been recognised as the pre-eminent electronic media event of Russia and CIS countries. This year on year success can be directly attributed to the dynamic and foresighted nature of an organisation that has ensured that the fast developing technologies and opportunities relevant to this industry, are readily absorbed and placed at the forefront of all aspects of the exposition planning.

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Connected Media Europe

Connected Media Europe is being launched at BVE 2017 – a signature destination to explore the technologies that enable audiences to receive, discover and interact with content across any device, anywhere. Connected Media Europe will be perfectly placed within the main BVE 2017 event to demonstrate and discuss IP-focused technology including IPTV, OTT, mobile, social, and cloud.

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Conference 14-18 September 2017

Exhibition15-19 September 2017

RAI Amsterdam

IBC (International Broadcasting Convention) is the premier annual event for professionals engaged in the creation, management and delivery of entertainment and news content worldwide. Attracting 50,000+ attendees from more than 170 countries, IBC combines a highly respected and peer-reviewed conference with an exhibition that exhibits more than 1,400 leading suppliers of state of the art electronic media technology and provides unrivalled networking opportunities.

IABM Activity at IBC

  • 2 Member Lounges 
  • IABM State of the Industry Conference Session
  • IABM Design & Innovation Awards
  • Post show receptions

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15 - 17 November 2017

A gathering of professionals from broadcasting, video, audio, lighting and media businesses. Now in its 50th year, Inter BEE is widely recognized by professional users in the industry as the first-ranked and largest audio, video and communications professional exhibition in Japan.

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16 - 19 May 2017, COEX, SEOUL, Korea

KOBA SHOW is held and co-organized by Korea E & EX and KOBETA(The Korea Broadcasting Engineers & Technicians Association) which the first show was held in 1991 for the enhancement of the Korean broadcasting culture and the development of image, sound and lighting industry in Korea.

IABM Activity at the Show

  • Exhibition Stand

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NAB Show

The world craves quality content. And for the pros who hunger to create and deliver it, the NAB Show® is the only source to satisfy your appetite. Overindulge in hands-on experiences with emerging technologies and the latest innovations, limitless networking and learning opportunities, and the inspiration to take your work to the next level. 

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NAB Show New York

(Formerly CCW)

Produced by the National Association of Broadcasters and co-located with InfoComm Connections, NAB Show New York will be held November 11-12 at the Javits Convention Center. With more than 6,800 attendees and 300 exhibitors, NAB Show New York showcases the best in next-generation technology for media, entertainment and telecom professionals with conferences and workshops focused on television, film, satellite, online video, live events, corporate A/V, production and post. 

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NAB Show Shanghai

The NAB Show Global Innovation Exchange (GIX) mission is designed to provide an integrated two-way platform for innovation, learning and business success both in China and on an international scale.

This two-day thought leadership conference will include dynamic debates and presentations that are critical to understanding the rapidly expanding Chinese M&E market, together with providing a platform for one-on-one targeted networking; as well as, opportunities for new-to-market product demonstration.

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This unique and largest event of its kind in Russia, is produced by the National Association of TV and Radio Broadcasters of Russia (NAT), the Eduard Sagalaev Fond of TV Broadcasting, Mass Media and Internet Technology Expansion and ExpoNAT Ltd.

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