Dubai Media City to join 9th Dubai International Content Market as strategic partner


DUBAI, 31st October, 2018 (WAM) -- Dubai Media City today confirmed its participation as a strategic partner in the 9th edition of the Dubai International Content Market, DICM, an international entertainment content and media marketplace in the MENA region.

Set to run on 9th and 10th December, 2018 at the conference centre of the Jumeirah Beach Hotel, the event enables global and regional brands in the media and entertainment industry to showcase their businesses, launch new products, and build synergies with a select 1,000-plus audience of media and entertainment professionals from over 55 countries.

The upcoming edition will feature 350 hosted buyers from the Middle East and North Africa, as well as regions such as the Balkans, CIS, the Indian Subcontinent, and South Asia, among others. As part of its agenda, DICM 2018 will feature panel discussions, conference sessions and screen exclusive content from over 150 exhibiting companies.

Majed Al Suwaidi, Managing Director, Dubai Media City, said, "Dubai Media City is proud to partner with platforms such as Dubai International Content Market that celebrate content and create a unique market for talented producers. We will support the content creators through offering workshops and access to in5, which is TECOM Group’s enabling platform for entrepreneurs and startups to access the marketplace. The content creation sector is currently experiencing growing momentum with the increasing number of platforms, and enhanced quality of content being produced."

Anas Al Madani, Vice Chairman and Group CEO of INDEX Holding, said, "It is our great pleasure to partner with Dubai Media City, a world-renowned media business community that is home to regional and international companies, as it will further strengthen Dubai International Content Market’s position as the ideal platform for promoting meaningful content in the region."

He added, "DICM is a strategic international content and media marketplace that goes beyond the extraordinary through its creative ideas and new approaches for doing business. Serving as a gateway to one of the fastest growing television and entertainment markets in the world, the event offers a unique opportunity for regional and global distribution firms as well as production and post-production companies to expand further and open the doors for more investments in the MENA region."

 

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