|31 October, 2018

Dubai Media City to Join 9th edition of Dubai International Content Market as strategic partner

Two-day event to draw more than 1,000 media and entertainment professionals from 55 countries, including 350 buyers, and host new product launches

Dubai-UAE: Dubai Media City, the region’s leading media hub, today confirmed its participation as a strategic partner in the 9th edition of the Dubai International Content Market (DICM), the leading international entertainment content and media marketplace in the MENA region.

Set to run on 9 and 10 December, 2018 at the conference centre of the Jumeirah Beach Hotel, the business-to-business plug-and-work event enables global and regional brands in the media and entertainment industry to showcase their businesses, launch new products, and build synergies with a select 1,000-plus audience of media and entertainment professionals from over 55 countries.

The upcoming edition 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 over 150 exhibiting companies.

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, said: “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.”

He added: “DICM is a strategic international content and media marketplace that goes beyond the extraordinary through its creative ideas and new approaches for doing business. Serving as a gateway to one of the fastest growing television and entertainment markets in the world, the event offers a unique opportunity for regional and global distribution firms as well as production and post-production companies to expand further and open the doors for more investments in the MENA region.”

“Furthermore, the upcoming edition of DICM will welcome over 350 buyers representing television stations, cutting-edge platforms, mobile operators and in-flight entertainment companies from all over the world.”

For more information on DICM, please visit www.dicm.ae 

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About Dubai Media City (DMC):

Dubai Media City is the region’s largest community dedicated to the media industry. With its diverse portfolio of local and international companies representing traditional and new media industries, marketing and communications as well as support services, Dubai Media City offers a well-connected industry network, strategic location and state-of-the-art infrastructure that enable businesses to flourish. The vibrant community includes a wide range of retail and dining options in addition to a host of world-class residential and hospitality facilities.

About Dubai International Content Market (DICM):

DICM is a premier ‘business-to-business event’ that aspires to become the region’s most sought-after destination for creating, distributing, selling and buying high valued media and entertainment content. Established in 2008 in Dubai, the event is organized annually by INDEX Conferences and Exhibitions – a member of INDEX Holding.

For more information about DMC, please contact:
Anisha Pamnani
APCO Worldwide
055-1038741
apamnani@apcoworldwide.com
For more information about DICM, please contact:
Vlad Borovina
Project & Sales Manager
+971523082428 
vlad.borovina@index.ae 

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