IBC2023 set to Drive Innovation across Media Technology Industry


  • Registration now open for IBC2023 at the RAI Amsterdam
  • Show builds momentum as over 40,000 square metres of exhibitor space already booked, exceeding last year’s final total
  • Major boost in bookings from APAC broadens global scope of IBC2023

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IBC Launches 2023 Innovation and Social Impact Awards Programmes

  • IBC is preparing to honour the highest achievements in innovation and social impact with the launch of its prestigious IBC2023 Awards.
  • Nominations are now open for the free-to-enter IBC Innovation Awards and Social Impact Awards, with all parts of the industry invited to put forward entries for projects and programmes. The winning entries will be announced during the show, which runs 15-18 September in the RAI Amsterdam.

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New Exhibitor Steering Group to empower its community

  • IBC2023 launches a new IBC Exhibitor Steering Group to broaden the range of views and voices that shape the event with an industry-inclusive approach.
  • The Exhibitor Steering Group will pull together senior leaders and influencers from across the exhibitor landscape and aims to reflect the entire industry demographic.

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The 8 Accelerator Media Innovation projects for 2023

IBC2023 announces the selection of the latest series of eight new projects for the acclaimed IBC Accelerator Media Innovation Programme, supported by world-leading and new industry players from across the media, entertainment and technology world.

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The call for IBC2023 Technical Papers is now open

  • 13 January - IBC2023 Technical Papers Submission is Now Open 

  • The event is an excellent opportunity to unveil your ideas and research to media industry leaders hungry for new technology concepts, their possible uses and practical applications

  • The deadline for submissions is Friday 10 February 2023

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BBC Chairman accepts IBC International Honour for Excellence

IBC has presented the IBC2022 International Honour for Excellence, IBC’s highest award, to the BBC in its 100th year. The trophy was presented in a special event attended by the whole BBC Board on 8th December, and accepted by BBC Chairman Richard Sharp.

Read the full statement here.

Extended deadline for the accelerator media innovation programme

  • IBC’s acclaimed innovation initiative gears up for the next cycle of change-making media projects for 2023

  • Deadline for submissions extended to Wednesday 11th January 2023

  • Registrations to IBC Accelerator Kickstart Day Open

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IBC2022 to showcase live ground-breaking 5G projects

  • The IBC Accelerator Media Innovation Programme unveils breakthrough 5G-driven Remote Production and XR ‘Arena of the Future’ projects
  • Includes world-first 5G & LEO combined broadcast production workflows and first ever 5G enabled productions in remote regions of Kenya and New Zealand 
  • Final Proof of Concept results and project demonstrations to be presented in person at the IBC Accelerator Zone and on the IBC Innovation Stage

Read the full statement here.

Inclusivity, extended reality and conservation shine in IBC2022 Awards

  • IBC Social Impact Awards recognise projects that drive inclusivity and sustainability
  • IBC Innovation Awards mark advances in creation of engaging and original content
  • Awards to be collected at live celebration at IBC2022

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IBC2022 announces Sponsors of the Accelerator Media Innovation Programme

  • The IBC Accelerator Media Innovation Programme sees AMD and Microsoft build on their roles as key Participants in the initiative – each collaborating significantly in projects
  • Announces details of two pioneering cloud projects as part of the programme with a diverse range of industry ‘Champion' brands that include: BBC, ITV, The Pokémon Company International; Warner Bros. Discovery; DAZN; Paramount many more

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‘The Godmother of Virtual Reality’, Nonny de la Peña, to deliver IBC2022 Show Keynote

IBC announces journalist, filmmaker and Virtual & Augmented Reality (VR/AR) pioneer Nonny de la Peña, Founder of Emblematic Group, as Keynote Speaker at IBC2022.  De la Peña will give a talk entitled ‘What’s Next: How immersive tech will create new narratives and transform entertainment’. The session is free and open to all show attendees. Read the full story here.

IBC2022 Unveils Line-up of Visionary Media Thought Leaders across Conference

  • IBC2022 Conference programme explores critical tech trends and innovations driving the future of media and entertainment 
  • New free Changemaker sessions share vital insights with all attendees on issues such as workplace culture, diversity and inclusion
  • Technical papers address real-world challenges around leading-edge tech such as XR, AI and Immersive Experiences

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IBC2022 Set to Deliver Exciting Innovations Face-to-face

  • Over 1,250 organisations ready to unleash innovations live after two years of accelerated media and entertainment advances
  • Discussions, demos and case studies on pioneering tech taking place on show floor theatres around the RAI Amsterdam
  • Final proof of concept results and demonstrations of Accelerator projects to be presented on IBC Innovation Stage

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IBC2022 marks BBC centenary with International Honour for Excellence

IBC announces the IBC2022 International Honour for Excellence, its most prestigious award, will be presented to the BBC as part of its centenary celebrations. The world’s first public broadcaster went on air in 1922, and BBC 100 is a celebration of everything that has come since. IBC recognises that pioneering moment as the catalyst that sparked the whole content and technology industry it serves. Read the full statement here.

Omdia joins IBC2022 as exclusive research partner

Omdia has been designated as the official research partner for IBC2022 in Amsterdam this September, IBC’s first in-person event after two years of virtual formats. Through the strategic alliance, this year’s conference delegates will have access to Omdia’s exclusive report, The Advertising Revolution: How CTV, FAST, and AVOD Are Reshaping the TV and Video Landscape. Read the full statement here.

IBC2022 spotlights leading-edge creativity and social interventions in Awards

IBC Innovation Awards shortlist highlights advances in audience engagement

IBC has announced the 2022 shortlist for its prestigious Innovation and Social Impact Awards. The IBC Innovation Awards reward collaborative efforts in developing new solutions for real-world challenges; the IBC Social Impact Awards recognise new efforts in equality, diversity, environmental concerns and social engagement. Read the full statement here.

IBC2022 Headline Speakers and New Content Initiatives for Live Return

Leading innovators from Marvel Studios, Paramount Global, Universal Pictures, Warner Bros. Discovery to take stage for IBC Conference

IBC announces a world-class line-up of headline speakers and a partnership-led approach to bringing more innovative content to the show, as the media, entertainment and technology industry gets back to live, in-person networking, learning and collaboration. Read the full statement here.

IBC2022 set to bring Media Technology industry back to business with live, in-person event

Registration is now open for IBC 2022 at the RAI Amsterdam in familiar early September timeslot.

IBC2022 is now open for registration as the show prepares to return to an in-person environment that promotes face-to-face collaboration, learning, networking and business development across the media, entertainment and technology industry. Read the full statement here.

2022 Accelerator Innovation Programme kickstarts withQuick Fire Pitches at the IET

5G Location Based Extended Realities Team Win the 2021 Accelerator Project of the Year Award.

IBC’s acclaimed Accelerator Media Innovation Programme is underway with a new 2022 cycle following the first round, a series of seventeen diverse technology and business challenges pitched to an invitation only audience from across the media ecosystem at IBC’s ‘Kickstart Day’. Read the full statement here.

IBC Launches 2022 Awards Programme

Celebrate the best in broadcasting and media.

With IBC Show returning to its regular September dates for an in-person experience this year, now is the time to propose the best of innovation and creativity for the IBC2022 Awards. Nominations are now open for the IBC Innovation Awards, and open on Monday 11 April for the IBC Social Impact Award. All parts of the industry are invited to suggest nominations for projects and programmes. All entries are free. Read the full statement here.

IBC Accelerators: Industry leaders take action to achieve Carbon Net Zero Live Production

A team of world-leading sports broadcasters, rights owners and technology vendors, collaborating as part of IBC’s Accelerator Media Innovation Programme, have revealed the initial results from an English Premier League production workflow trial to support the goal of a carbon ‘net zero’ future for live productions. Together, they demonstrate how innovative remote & cloud production workflows can meet ambitious sustainability objectives and reduce the environmental impact of live production. Read the full statement here.

IBC2022 Technical Papers Submission is Now Open

IBC announces today that the call for Technical Papers is now open for the IBC2022 Conference.

IBC is world-renowned for its technical papers' quality, timeliness, and innovative subject matter. The event is an excellent opportunity for forward-thinking technologists and companies to unveil their ideas and research to media industry leaders hungry for new technology concepts, their possible uses and practical application. Read the full statement here.

Accelerator 5G Projects

Three IBC Accelerator Media Innovation Projects to Showcase 5G and New Live Production Technology Learnings.

IBC innovation projects evaluate 5G capabilities and disruptive new tech to advance industry learnings for live sports, news and event production, plus game engine powered eSports. Read the full statement from IBC here.

Press Release - 23rd November 2021

IBC2021 Awards celebrate the spirit of collaboration and innovation.

IBC announces the winners of the highly coveted IBC2021 Innovation Awards, held exclusively on IBC Digital. This year's awards celebrated collaboration and innovation within the content and technology industry, where organisations identified a market challenge and worked together to create a solution. Read the full release here.

Press Release - 23rd November 2021

IBC cancels Amsterdam event amidst escalating COVID concerns – 23 November 2021.

IBC announces that the in person IBC2021 event has been cancelled. The move follows growing concerns about the COVID-19 situation in The Netherlands, which has deteriorated over the past week, and feedback from the IBC exhibitor and visitor community.

Read the full announcement here.

Press Release - Accelerators - 4th November 2021

IBC Announces Schedule for Accelerator Media Innovation Programme Sessions & Demos at IBC2021.

IBC, the International Broadcasting Convention, today announced the live and digital sessions schedule for its Accelerator Media Innovation Programme at IBC2021. This year’s Accelerator programme will culminate with eight diverse innovation project teams - that have been driving solutions to complex business and technology challenges over the last six months. Read the full release here.

IBC International Honour for Excellence - 28th October 2021

Barbara Slater to receive IBC2021 International Honour for Excellence.

The IBC2021 International Honour for Excellence will be awarded to Barbara
Slater, BBC Director of Sport. She is the first woman to hold the post and a pioneer for women in sports broadcasting
worldwide. Slater will be presented with the award at the IBC Innovation Awards on the 23rd of November, held
exclusively on IBC Digital. Read the full release here.

IBC Update - 22nd October 2021 

IBC kicks off 2021 show experience with the launch of IBC Digital.

IBC announces attendees can now embark on their IBC Show journey with the launch of IBC Digital. The platform makes it easy to curate a unique mix of show activities and is the place to view exclusive content, including the IBC Innovation Awards. Read the full statement here.

Press Conference - 30th September 2021

IBC Announces Free to Attend, World Class Content Programme for IBC Show 2021.

IBC announces a comprehensive content programme for IBC Show 2021 which for the first time in IBC’s history will be free for all to access. Attendees can watch the sessions in person in Amsterdam or online via IBC Digital. Read the full release here.

IBC Update - 16th September 2021

Amsterdam Open for Business: Dutch Government Removes International Travel and Social Distancing Barriers.

IBC applauds the announcement from the Dutch Government relaxing COVID-19 social distancing measures and removing quarantine rules for fully vaccinated travellers.