2024 Content Programme

Exploring Trends

The IBC2024 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, to the features and content programmes taking place across the RAI.

At IBC2024, a line-up of over 325+ speakers across an expanded number of theatre halls will take to the stage to champion new technologies, future business models, and creative innovations that broaden the horizons of media and entertainment.

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IBC2024 Content Programme:

IBC Innovation Stage

The free-to-attend IBC2024 Innovation Stage will bring a concentrated dose of insights and innovative projects from manufacturers, software providers, startups and content experts. The IBC Innovation Stage is also set to showcase the results of the eight ground-breaking projects from the 2024 Accelerator Media Innovation Programme. 

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IBC Showcase Theatre

The ever-popular IBC Showcase Theatre covers the breadth and depth of the latest thinking and solutions in media and entertainment. Returning once again for 2024 in Hall 8, this is a 240+ attendee, purpose-built stage, offering free-to-attend sessions that cover strategic content from rapid growth market sectors. 

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IBC Owner Programme

IABM, SMPTE, SCTE, IET, RTS and IEEE BTS are the six leading international bodies behind IBC. Each year at the show, they deliver a multitude of sessions covering a wide variety of topics from the latest business industry strategies to defining future networks.

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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 Content Everywhere 

A free-to-attend programme of panel discussions and product demonstrations devised to help IBC visitors explore different aspects of the delivery and consumption of content, covering everything from Advertising Tech, Cloud Services and Cyber Security to Multi-Platform Delivery, OTT equipment and Streaming.

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IBC Partner Programme

The IBC2024 Partner Programme will deliver a multitude of free-to-attend sessions from the IBC owners and partners, covering a wide variety of topics from the latest industry standards and strategies for business transformation, to defining future networks and building new sustainable broadcast infrastructures.

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IBC Features

IBC2024 will offer a comprehensive line-up of innovative show features, designed to reflect the current landscape of media and entertainment and shape the future of technology through collaboration and education.

From the celebration of this year's prestigious IBC Innovation Awards and our IBC AI Tech Zone which offers a dedicated zone on the show floor, to our Accelerator Media Innovation Programme, enabling fast-track, collaborative experiments to solve some of the complex challenges of transformative new technologies, catch up on all available IBC2024 features here.

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IBC Core Themes


- Business operations

- Supply chain

- Digital transformation

- Competitive landscape

- Consumer behaviour

- Distribution & content rights

- Customer acquisition & retention

- External economic factors


- Artificial Intelligence, machine learning & analytics

- Cloud

- Next-Gen Adtech

- OTT / Streaming Technologies

- Connective Technologies

- Immersive Technologies


- Diversity, equality, inclusion

- Sustainability & climate change

- Talent: recruitment & retention

- Skills & training

- Innovation & thought leadership

★ IBC Conference ★

Content, collaboration and creativity: Navigating a new media landscape

The 2024 IBC Conference will again deliver a captivating and wide ranging programme of sessions, designed to address all of the current challenges in the ever evolving media and broadcast landscape. AI remains front and centre for 2024, along with M&A, news, live sports, FAST, gaming plus much much more.  

The speaker line up is a diverse and wide ranging group of experts who come together to address some of the most pressing and important business challenges and share innovations and ideas that will help to shape the future of the media and broadcast industry.

Scaling up to three days for 2024, the IBC Conference remains your best opportunity to hear the agenda being set for the global media and entertainment industry. 

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