IBC RETURNS TO THE RAI, AMSTERDAM 

13-16 SEPTEMBER 2024

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Accelerators Kickstart Day 

Join us on 6 March at IET London for our Kickstart Day event. 

The IBC Accelerator Kickstart Day is free to attend for broadcasters, platforms, studios and key media & technology vendors in the ecosystem. Register for the event early as attendance is limited.  

Only 8 pitches will be chosen to go forward as Accelerator projects, and teams begin work on their solution and PoC that will be demonstrated on the Accelerator Zone and showcased on the Innovation stage at IBC2024.

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IBC2023 in Numbers

IBC2023 attracted 43,065 attendees from 170 countries, celebrating business innovation and pushing new boundaries in media technology. With over 1,250 exhibitors and a 16% increase in total attendees, media leaders and technology pioneers from around the world gathered across bustling exhibition halls, buzzing networking events and packed theatres to define and action the future of media and entertainment.

“We’ve seen a fantastic turnout from the entire industry at IBC2023,” said Michael Crimp, IBC’s Chief Executive Officer. “There was a real sense of purpose at the show as business leaders and tech innovators came together to help our industry navigate change and build a better future for media and entertainment. I’d like to thank everyone for the ongoing support and participation – we’re looking forward to seeing you all again next year.” Read the full press release here.

 

IBC returns in 2024, from Friday 13th – Monday 16th September.

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CHANGING EXPECTATIONS

IBC2023 show attracted 43,065 attendees from 170 countries at the RAI Amsterdam on 15th -18th September, celebrating business innovation and pushing new boundaries in media technology.

With over 1,250 exhibitors and a 16% increase in total attendees, media leaders and technology pioneers from around the world gathered across bustling exhibition halls, buzzing networking events and packed theatres to define and action the future of media and entertainment.

CHANGING CONVERSATIONS

CHANGING
CONVERSATIONS

With three core pillars running through the whole content programme at IBC2023 – Transformative Tech, Shifting Business Models and People & Purpose – IBC delivered its most comprehensive and compelling content agenda to date, tackling pivotal industry challenges and supporting M&E’s mission to drive more sustainable and inclusive business practices.

An increased line-up of 325+ speakers across an expanded number of theatre halls took to the stage to champion new technologies, future business models, and creative innovations that broaden the horizons of media and entertainment.

EMPOWERING CONTENT EVERYWHERE

IBC2023 SPEAKERS

13 Innovation Halls

Game-changing innovations: Over 1,250 exhibitors spread across 13 halls, from world-leading brands to fast-growing start-ups showcased leading-edge tech. IBC is the place where the media and entertainment sector convene to design and define the agenda for our industry.

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Showfloor Content

IBC’s showfloor content facilitated interaction between industry buyers and sellers with showstopping features and groundbreaking, content-led sessions across the Innovation stage in Hall 3, Showcase theatre in Hall 12 and the two Content Everywhere stages in Hall 5.

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Network

IBC2023 was the place to network with influential decision-makers: 43,065 of your peers from across the world, with visitors coming from an extensive range of industries covering the entire broadcast, entertainment and technology landscape.

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IBC Conference

The IBC2023 Conference set the global agenda for the media and entertainment industry with a hugely diverse set of experts and sessions. The IBC2023 Conference featured thought leaders from across the sector addressing the issues driving the M&E agenda.

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IBC Awards

The IBC Awards celebrate the spirit of co-operation and collaboration. 

The IBC2023 winners of the prestigious Innovation and Social Impact Awards, celebrating ground-breaking initiatives transforming the media industry landscape, have been announced. 

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IBC Accelerators

A collaborative and fast-track programme of innovation using a unique multi-company project-based approach to solving complex media and entertainment business and technology challenges.

 

View The Results of 8 Cutting Edge Projects

 

  • "The connections you can make at IBC with like-minded people are invaluable, as are all the opportunities of what future technology and industry could bring."
    Matt Risley
    Managing Director of 4Studio, Channel 4
  • “It's important to be in a place where your imagination is sparked from many different directions globally. At IBC you can achieve all those things in one space over a short period of time.”
    Fiona Campbell
    Controller Youth Audience, BBC iPlayer and BBC Three - BBC
  • “IBC is the place where you can get together and share ideas, both with manufacturers, but also with other broadcasters. That’s what keeps us relevant and talking about the right problems.”
    Ian Wagdin
    Senior Technology Transformation Manager, BBC R&D
  • “IBC brings the world of media entertainment together to have the critical conversations, necessary for us to think about how we innovate. It's about networking, it's about the people, and it's about collaboration.”
    Renard Jenkins
    President, SMPTE
  • “What's incredibly important about IBC is the human interactivity, as well as learning about new technologies and industry trends, which you wouldn't have picked up on unless you were here.”
    Eddie Hamilton
    Editor A.C.E.
  • “IBC is so important because it provides a venue for the community to come together to offer diverse perspectives that would normally not be able to come out.”
    Samira Bakhtiar
    Director, Global Media & Entertainment - Amazon Web Services
  • “Every time I come to IBC, I learn something new. It's a great place to come and learn and get ready for the future.”
    Terri Davies
    President, Trusted Partner Network

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