Dubai International Content Market 2019 to consolidate its position as the main hub for content buying and selling in MENA Region
Jan 27, 2019

Dubai | 25 January 2019: Dubai International Content Market- the main event for media professionals and executives who aim to take advantage of lucrative business opportunities in the UAE and the MENA region- returns with a brand-new edition on the 9th & 10th of December 2019 at the iconic Jumeirah Beach Hotel Conference Centre.

Record turnout with new and returning clients on the market floor.

The 2018 edition featured the participation of more than 78 exhibitors, 600 buyers and 20 speakers engaged in 850+ meetings during the two days. Some of the participants represented top names in the industry, such as, all3media, Flame Distribution, DHX Media, Etihad Airways, Dubai TV, and Abu Dhabi Media.

The interest in the content was diverse with some categories stood out with 85.7% for Films and Series followed by 52.4% for Animation and 47.6% for Factual category.

The Next Edition of DICM will include some of the unique features of last year such as, the ‘plug & work’ exhibiting package - a turnkey, cost effective solution for content sellers and distributors. Our pre-arranged meeting service will also be available to selected TV Stations, Pay-TV Channels, VoD, In-Flight Entertainment, Cable & Satellite Operators, IPTV, Production, Distribution and other specialists connected with the TV Industry.

Commenting on the event, Vlad Borovina, Project Manager for Dubai International Content Market, said: “Continuing our strategic partnerships, built with the likes of Dubai Media City, Dubai Film and TV Commission and, will help the forthcoming edition of DICM achieve its target of becoming the capital of the media industry in the region.”

He added: “Dubai is a world-class destination and is home to majority of key players. Therefore, we made the decision to embrace the benefits of the city and become a platform for the local and regional content industry.”

With the perfect timing in December, DICM will allow producers, distributors and buyers to also look into the importance of the Holy Month of Ramadan, which is set for May 2019.

About DICM

Dubai International Content Market is the region’s best content marketplace focused on buying, selling, financing and co-producing content across a variety of platforms. Through its cost-effectiveness and productivity, it’s becoming a “go-to market” for local, regional and international executives.

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About INDEX Conferences & Exhibitions

Established in 1991, INDEX Conferences & Exhibitions, is a leading UAE national company based in Dubai and highly specialized in organizing world class events and high-profile exhibitions and conferences in the UAE and abroad. With branches across various countries in Asia and Europe, INDEX Conferences and Exhibitions is a trusted event management solutions company showing great resilience and commitment in delivering a memorable experience to all attendees, visitors and participants.

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