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 mena.tv, will help the forthcoming edition of DICM achieve its target of becoming the capital of the media industry in the region’.
He concluded: ‘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’.