Dubai International Content Market: the best of MENA on November 24-25Dubai International Content Market (DICM) re-opens its doors with a new and improved structure that will allow the media and entertainment industry to reconnect face to face and provides a platform for attendees to meet, connect and network. The event will take place at Jumeirah Beach Hotel Conference Centre on November 24-25.
Recognized as the region’s top content event as it not only gives a golden opportunity for content buyers and sellers to generate leads and explore business prospects, but it also acts as the ultimate destination to network with top names in the field and access vital information that evolve business activities.
This year’s version, taken place on November 24-25, will feature over 55 companies exhibiting from more than 20 countries, including Russia - Roskino, South Korea - NIPA, Spain – ICEX and Turkey – ICC, as well as regional producers with a vast genres to offer. Other top companies from around the globe are participating: ISee Media from the UAE, Nstars from KSA, Caracol from Colombia, Indiacast, Star TV from India, All Media (A START) Company, Central Partnership, Riki Group, Wizart Animation, CTB Company, KION representing Russia, ATV, Intermedia, Kanal D International, Mistco from Turkey and KBS, EBS, ICONIX Co. ltd., Grafizix & HYBE Edu from South Korea, National Film Board of Canada.
During the pandemic, the world has witnessed a major lockdown which resulted in families and individuals bonding over online broadcasting services such Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, SHAHID, STARZPLAY, WatchIt and the list goes on. This resulted in the improving of these platform as they saw a huge demand on for quality content that accommodates the new generations. Social media channels also witnessed a major rise in the consumption time meaning due to the closure, users have been using social media more often as millennials are more vocal on these networking apps and are seeking content that they can relate to. Since we have seen an increase in the demand for these new types of content, DICM decided to bring you closer to what you’re looking for by welcoming the industry professionals and lending them an interactive platform that helps them to reconnect and establish their businesses taking in consideration the highest measurement of safety.
DICM also provides a dedicated marketplace for buying, selling, networking, financing and distributing entertainment content across all platform and categories, including TV, Film and Digital thus making it the perfect hub to expand the field of media purchasing as we assist interested buyers and sellers to pre book their meetings before the opening of the event.
'I would like to take this opportunity to thank our supportive key stakeholders, sponsors and exhibitors who made DICM a huge success, we are certain that we will be a great help in developing regional businesses and connect you with the world as we provide you with a media celebration in the middle of Dubai, a leading business hub', said Eng. Anas Al Madani, Vice-Chairman and Group CEO, INDEX Holding.