13-16 SEPTEMBER 2024


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Delivering innovation and connecting communities, IBC2024 is where the future of the global media and entertainment industry is redefined. Energising the market, enabling content everywhere, and exploring new trends, IBC brings together the creative, technology and business communities to collaborate, learn and unlock new opportunities.

Join over 43,000 broadcasters, content owners, rights holders and service providers this September. 

Register for IBC2024


Invest in an IBC Delegate Pass for the ultimate IBC experience. Scaling up to three days in 2024, the IBC Conference is moving to the Auditorium Complex at the RAI with two theatres and a large, self-contained Lounge open to all attendees. Take advantage of dedicated spaces for break-out meetings, lounge talks and roundtables as well as more relaxed networking opportunities.

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Content, collaboration and creativity: navigating a new media landscape. The IBC Conference offers a three-day deep dive into the pressing issues facing the media, entertainment, and technology industry. Educational, informational, inspirational, and entertaining speakers offer new views and insights that could reshape your media worldview.

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2024 Conference Speakers Gallery



The IBC core pillars - Shifting Business Models, Transformative Tech and People & Purpose – form a thread that runs through the entire event, from the innovations on the showfloor, through to the features and content programmes taking place across the RAI.

Key themes to watch out for at IBC2024 which are redefining the industry include AI, Ad Tech, Cloud Technology, Immersive Tech, OTT & Streaming and Connected Tech.

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14 Innovation Halls

Explore game-changing innovations from over 1,250 exhibitors from world-leading brands to fast-growing start-ups. IBC is the place where the media and entertainment sector convene to design and redefine the agenda for our industry.

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Showfloor Content

Free-to-attend sessions covering the latest media and entertainment technologies led by the industry's premier tech providers at the IBC Showcase Theatre, the IBC Innovation Stage and two IBC Content Everywhere Stages. 

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IBC AI Tech Zone

The IBC AI Tech Zone is a gateway to the limitless possibilities that AI offers across various domains in the media industry. Whether you're a creative mind, an entrepeneur, or a visionary pioneering new fundamental AI capabilities – this showcase is tailored to inspire and guide you.

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IBC Talent Programme

Bringing the industry together to bridge the looming talent gap in media and broadcast.

This programme of sessions will be free to attend for all IBC attendees and exhibitors on Monday 16 September in the IBC Showcase Theatre in Hall 8.

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IBC Accelerators

This unique programme brings together media organisations and tech providers to solve real-world challenges facing the industry with the results of those projects showcased live on the show floor.

View the 2024 programme here

IBC Awards

The IBC Innovation Awards celebrate the spirit of co-operation and collaboration recognising the very best in content creation, content distribution, content everywhere, environment & sustainability and social impact.

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  • "IBC is the place to go to meet everyone whether that’s customers, suppliers, or potential future collaborators. There’s nothing quite like IBC for the industry."
    Andy Hook
    Director of Technology and Strategy, d&b
  • "IBC is unique in that it’s the only event that has the global scale to bring together all the media and entertainment companies across the world."
    Anthony Guarino
    EVP, Global Production & Studio Tech, Paramount Global
  • "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
  • "IBC is where you pick up all the latest trends, what you should be looking out for, where the chances for development and innovation are and what you should be paying attention to."
    Polly Hickling
    Learning and Development Lead for Media, Eviden
  • "IBC is an unrivalled opportunity for us to be able to collaborate with the industry."
    John Roberts
    Director of Technology, Production & Innovation, ITN
  • “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
  • "IBC is a great place to connect with peers, network, and discover the latest technology. A truly valuable experience."
    Ryan McKenna
    Executive Product Manager, BBC
  • "At IBC, everyone comes together from across the industry to discuss important, industry issues."
    Judy Parnall
    Head of Standard & Industry, BBC
  • “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.
  • "If you want to know about the technology of the future, you need to be at IBC!"
    Roberto Iacoviello
    Lead Research Engineer, RAI
  • “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