Welcome to our 2019 Students

IBC have a number of student initiatives to help you make the most of your visit. In 2019 we are excited to provide a new area dedicated to students - the 'Next Gen Hub' in Hall 5. 

The Next Gen Hub will provide 5 days of excellent content from CV workshops to career development sessions. Plus by registering for the show using discount code ‘STUDENT2019’ you can also benefit from some excellent networking with 2 free drinks at the bar in the Next Gen Hub. 

Next Gen Hub Content Schedule

Next Gen Hub

 - HALL 5

The Next Gen Hub in Hall 5  is a meeting place to be inspired for the next stage of your professional lives – featuring some of the biggest names in tech and broadcast, the hub will be a place to meet with industry leaders to get direct advice on shaping careers and to hear directly from entrepreneurs about how they developed their business ideas.

In addition, we have a fun program of interactive workshops which will look at issues such as diversity and inclusion in the workplace, and tips for finding a mentor.

Not only is the Next Gen Hub a fun place for students to meet, it’s also a comfortable lounge where you can hang out and meet prospective employers from around Europe.

Next Gen Hub, Hall 5.C54

Click here for the Next Gen Hub content schedule. 

Exclusive Student Offer

IBC are offering students a range of benefits in 2019: 

  • Access to the Next Gen Hub in Hall 5
  • Introductions to industry leaders and entrepreneurs
  • Career development and CV workshops
  • 2x free beer tokens for the Next Gen Hub Bar
  • Entry to all 15 halls of IBC2019 to meet over 1,700 exhibitors
  • Access to big names in media production and video content including Google, Facebook, Canon, Sony and many many more
  • Entry to show floor theatres including:
    • Future Trends  
    • Content Everywhere Hub
    • Big screen sessions providing behind the screens of the making of Toy Story 4 and Game of Thrones.

To receive all these amazing benefits, simply register for a student pass with the discount code 'STUDENT2019'

Student conference discount

Once you have registered as an exhibition visitor, simply log back into your registration account to upgrade to a conference pass at the reduced rates below: 

  • 5 day conference pass €40 (worth €1,895)
  • 1 day conference pass €20 

Register for the conference by upgrading your pass. Simply log in to your account and apply the discount code 'STUDENT2019'. 


Networking opportunities

Next Gen Hub peer to peer power hour

IBC invites you to join us at the Next Gen Hub for our Friday power-hour networking event. Join us for a few drinks and interactive games, and have the opportunity to meet fellow students, hub speakers and an array of industry experts. 

Friday 13 September 4-5pm
Next Gen Hub, Hall 5.C54

NEP Student Networking Evening

Join NEP for a free networking event at their stand (Hall 14, Stand #H02) on 14 September at 5:45pm.

  • Get live demos of their solutions 
  • Ask NEP The Netherlands Managing Director Ralf van Vegten questions
  • Play a special TV-Industry-themed game of Kahoot (download the app now!)
  • Learn about career opportunities and more.

Saturday 14 September 5:45PM
NEP Hall 14, Stand #H02

Features and Events Included in Your Pass

Future Zone

Future Zone

The Future Zone brings together the very latest ideas, innovations and concept technologies from international industry and academia, and showcases them in a single specially-curated exhibition area within the  IBC Exhibition.

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HBS Broadcast Academy

HBS Broadcast Academy

The HBS Broadcast Academy hosts a series of panel and practical training sessions on the impact of next-generation technologies on editorial, technology, cost saving and efficiencies in the sports broadcast environment. 

A TV simulator has been integrated to provide live sport directing, production and operation skills from broadcasting professionals. 

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Esports Showcase

Esports Showcase

New for IBC2019 and taking place on Tuesday 17 September, the Esports Showcase is bringing together the leading names of the esports industry to discuss the latest trends, showcase current developments and demonstrate esports live on stage.

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Preparing for IBC

Tips for IBC success and how to maximize your time at IBC

  • Download the app
  • Study the expo hall floorplan and features
  • Mark out the sessions you will be attending
  • Attend networking events to meet like minded peers and industry experts
  • Take advantage of the Next Gen Hub area located in Hall 5
  • Stay onsite and pace yourself
  • Make the most of social media - ensure your brand is visible by using social media, include handles for Twitter/Facebook/Instagram/Linkedin
  • Have fun!

Download the IBC2019 App

The IBC2019 App has been designed to help you get the most out of your time at IBC. 

Features include:

  • AI-powered matchmaking that suggests people you may want to meet with while at IBC2019
  • Send messages and arrange meetings / network with other attendees
  • Easily navigate through the RAI with our interactive venue map 
  • Convenience of access on either your mobile, desktop or tablet
  • Search the exhibitor list and plan your visit
  • Browse the IBC Conference schedule and speaker list, adding sessions to your visit
  • And so much more!

Available now on the App Store and Google Play

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Further opportunities

Are you curious, high energy and passionate about learning? Are you looking for a hands-on experience and a chance to become part of the best team of engineers, IT professionals and technical talent? Then we are looking for you!  

NEP is the world’s leading provider of technology, expertise and know-how, helping our clients create and deliver amazing productions. We offer a full range of broadcast, live events and media solutions. Our 4,000+ employees, working around the globe, are driven by a passion for superior service and a focus on innovation. Together, we have supported productions in 87 countries on all seven continents.  

Stop by our booth (Hall 14, #H02) or visit nepgroup.com and explore NEP’s exciting career opportunities.

Join NEP for a free networking event at their stand (Hall 14, Stand #H02) on 14 September at 5:45pm.