CABSAT 2024 gears up for 30th edition at Dubai World Trade Centre

More than 150 speakers and 450 exhibitors set to connect media and technology experts

CABSAT, the Middle East’s premier event for content, broadcast, satellite, media, and entertainment, will kick off its highly anticipated 30th edition tomorrow, Tuesday, May 21, at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

The three-day event will also witness the return of Integrate Middle East, a co-located show. This leading forum and sourcing platform for the global Pro AV and media technology community, which debuted in 2023, returns for its second edition. It aims to connect industry leaders with integrated solution buyers from sectors such as education, media, entertainment, hospitality, retail, and communication.

The strategic co-location of CABSAT and Integrate Middle East provides a unique opportunity for attendees and exhibitors to explore lucrative business prospects across various industry verticals, corporate events, and real estate sectors.

With more than 450 exhibitors and an expected footfall of over 18,000 visitors, CABSAT serves as a vital hub for networking, career advancement, and staying abreast of the latest developments and insights in the content-driven ecosystems of the MEASA region.

Key industry discussions

This year’s edition features a dynamic talks program, including the return of the Content Congress, offering insights into the evolving media landscape; the SATEXPO Summit, a premier forum for distributors driving innovation within the satellite and space community; and NextGen Content, facilitating screenings of unreleased content for the region’s top content creators, distributors, and investors. Additionally, exclusive spaces will foster engagement, discussions, and innovation related to the creator economy and sustainable space operations.

Throughout these forums, key industry topics will be debated, such as ‘The Impact of AI on the Middle East Media Industry,’ ‘Human vs. AI: Who is More Original?’ ‘Unlocking the Potential of Esports in Broadcasting,’ and ‘The Arab Box Office.’ These discussions will feature insights from over 150 world-class speakers and industry specialists, including H.E. Mohamed Al Mulla, CEO of Dubai Media; Sarah Al Jarman, Head of Channels and Radios at Dubai Media Inc.; Kabir Khan, renowned director, screenwriter, and cinematographer; Tamim Fares, Head of Disney+ MENA; Lesha Mansukhani, COO of Nas Daily, Singapore, and many others. The presence of these leading media luminaries underscores the event’s potential to shape the industry’s future and drive positive transformation.

By providing a platform for forging future partnerships, collaborations, and business opportunities, CABSAT 2024 offers a prime opportunity to network with prominent figures in the global media community and explore cutting-edge technologies and solutions reshaping the industry landscape. The event will take place at the Dubai World Trade Centre from May 21 to 23.

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