Everything you need to know about IBC 2016!
Posted by Tom Oakes
Continuing our series of blogs looking at the best trade shows coming up this autumn we turn our attentions to IBC 2016 conference and exhibition at RAI Amsterdam. With so many trade shows and events to choose from it can be difficult to decide where to visit so in this blog we will look to tell you all the key facts you need to know about this ever growing show.
What is IBC all about?
IBC 2016 (The international broadcasting conference) Is Europe’s leading conference and exhibition bringing together the world’s biggest and most innovative broadcast and electronic media companies and experts. IBC really is open to anyone and weather you are a student, a CEO of a major corporation or an innovative start up the show offers unrivalled opportunities to network and get the latest information on the industries latest products and offerings.
Where and when
IBC conference 2016 runs from September 08th – 12th with the exhibition running concurrently from 09th – 13th. The show is held at the RAI in Amsterdam one of Europe’s biggest and best venues. We would strongly recommend attending the event for its full duration as there is so much to see and do.
The IBC conference is the world’s leading platform for discussion and debate on everything relating to the electronic media and entertainment industry. Speakers from the world’s leading experts in electronic media form part a full schedule brimming with interesting seminars and lectures including what looks to be a fascinating case study on the international TV hit Deutschland ’83.
The IBC exhibition is massive and when we say massive we mean massive. It spans 15 halls featuring over 1600 exhibitors. Unique to the show is the specially curated featured areas that correspond with the conference allowing delegates and visitors to obtain a more in-depth understanding of the technologies informing the debates and discussion during the IBC conference. You will deinfitely need to allow plenty of time to make sure you visit everything.
Who is attending?
The analysis of IBC’s previous attendance census is huge. IBC really do go all out in making sure you have the full facts and figues on who atteneds and you can get a full run down here. The key things to note are that visitor numbers and the number of exhibitors has risen year on year along with the number of attendees with real purchasing power which last year was at 40%.
Gadgets and Tech
For anyone with even a passing interest in electronic media then IBC is absolutely the place to be. All the latest industry innovations and technologies will be showcased plus, the much anticipated IBC big screen experience, the centre piece of the show, a cinema screen and auditorium equipped with the latest in cinema technology broadcasting and showcasing the latest and most cutting edge technologies.