Designed to help you navigate your way to success during extraordinary times, the IBC Conference sets the global agenda for the media and entertainment industry.

We invite a hugely diverse set of experts from across the breadth of our industry to tackle some of the most pressing business challenges, share innovative tech-forward ideas, and help shape the future of our industry.

The IBC Conference is also home to IBC’s world-renowned & peer-reviewed Technical Papers which have continued to be the backbone of the IBC Conference for many years. Read more here.

If you want to be part of a media community where thought leaders gather to form ideas, exchange best practice, and make valuable connections, join us at the IBC Conference on 15th and 16th September 2023


IBC2023 Keynote


This year’s showstopping Show Keynote will be delivered by leading industry trailblazer driving advances in future technologies, AR, VR and immersive experiences Marco Tempest, who is a Creative Technologist at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory; Directors Fellow Alumni at MIT Media Lab; and Founder of the science, illusion and digital technology consortium magicLab.

Free for all visitors and exhibitors to attend, the 'Virtual Production & the Metaverse: A future where everyone is invited to play’ session will combine generative AI, mixed reality, storytelling, gestural sensing and swarm robotics to give us a glimpse of a delightful, augmented future right now. The inspiring and dynamic keynote will demonstrate live on stage how you can interact with new tech in a virtual world and how this new field can be accessible and equitable.

Conference Networking Drinks


15TH SEPTEMBER 17:45 - 19:00, E107, FORUM LOUNGE

After a day of knowledge and learning, take time to grow your network and catch up with industry colleagues over a couple of drinks.


IBC2023 Conference Highlights

IBC2023 Conference Speakers


State of MediaTech - Key drivers of change in 2023 and beyond

PAID: 09:30 - 10:15, 15TH SEPTEMBER, THE FORUM

In this session, the IABM presents its latest research on the key drivers of change in MediaTech, including an analysis of the impact of macro headwinds on the market as well as data-driven insights on MediaTech investment patterns and business models. After his presentation, Lorenzo Lorenzo will be joined by a panel of MediaTech executives to discuss the research findings and their implications for the industry.

Additional Content Includes:

Changemaker Programme

Owner Programmes

Showcase Theatre

Innovation Stage

Premium Programme

The ultimate knowledge and networking experience for broadcast and content professionals. In addition to all the benefits of a Conference Pass, you’ll have access to exclusive events and a networking lounge, delivered in premium style.

The Premium Pass offers a programme of structured networking activities including networking breakfasts, content-led roundtables, and access to an exclusive Lounge where you can have meaningful conversations and open up new relationships to help you grow and develop your business and raise your profile.

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