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Top 10 Broadcast and Media Trade Shows and Conferences to Attend in 2024

By
Newsbridge Content Team        
January 17, 2024

The last 12 months saw some incredible innovations come out of the broadcast and media industries, and there’s no doubt more to come in 2024. What better place to make new business connections and witness cutting-edge media and entertainment technology than on the trade show circuit? 

We've put together a list of what we consider the must-visit global broadcast industry trade shows and conferences for you to attend in 2024.

1. Silicon Valley Video Summit

Date: January 23, 2024

Location: Mountain View, CA

Why go: Presented by Sports Video Group, the Silicon Valley Video Summit (SVVS) is a must-attend event for both key industry players and up-and-coming tech companies. Focusing on how big tech companies are embracing new video technology, the summit is an exciting, buzzing exchange of broadcast and big tech thought leadership. 

Newsbridge co-founder and CEO Philippe Petitpont spoke on the key panel – AI for Video Production & Post - Today! Catch the replay here.

2. NAB Show Las Vegas

Dates: April 13-17, 2024

Location: Las Vegas, NV

Why go: NAB Las Vegas is arguably the most famous trade show in the media and broadcast industry’s annual event calendar, and for good reason! A hotbed of innovation, last year’s show alone welcomed more than 1000 broadcast, media, and technology companies to showcase their expertise. It also attracted 65,000+ visitors from over 160 countries, making it a truly global event. 

During the show, companies demonstrate their vision for the future of the media and broadcast industry and the content lifecycle. Anyone who is anyone will be there! 

Be among the first to demo Newsbridge's next-gen MXT-1.5 AI at booth SL2113 - pick a meeting time.

Register for NAB Show show here.

3. MPTS

Dates: May 15-16, 2024

Location: London, UK

Why go: The Media Production and Technology Show (MPTS) is the UK’s largest event for the media and broadcast industries, exploring both the creative side of content production and the technological innovations that make this happen. If you’re looking for a bustling event in the heart of London, hosting a range of demos and free educational seminars, head down to Olympia London on May 15th and 16th

Be sure to stop by to see Newsbridge’s latest product developments at the show!

Find out more.

4. CABSAT 

Dates: May 21-23, 2024

Location: Dubai World Trade Centre, UAE

Why go: It’s CABSAT’s 30th anniversary year! The event was first held three decades  ago to highlight the latest trends and technologies in the media and satellite communications industry in the Middle East, Africa and Southern Asia regions. Boasting a range of exciting speaking and networking opportunities — including workshops, panel discussions, product demos, and a prestigious awards program — it’s no wonder media professionals from over 100 countries gather here annually.

Get more details here.

5. ATxSG

Dates: May 29-31, 2024

Location: Singapore

Why go: Held over four days, Asia Tech x Singapore is one of the APAC region’s flagship events for the digital media and broadcasting industries. This year’s show will once again  host a wealth of co-located events, enabling participants to network and keep their finger on the pulse of the latest tech trends, challenges, solutions, and opportunities. If you’re interested in how media and broadcasting intersect with society and the digital economy, keep your eyes peeled on the official event site for more details!

Check it out.

6. SET EXPO

Dates: August 19-22, 2024

Location: São Paulo, Brazil

Why go: SET EXPO is Latin America’s largest broadcast and new media event, where more than 400 local and international companies gather each year to showcase their expertise through product exhibitions and presentations. Attend for the opportunity to present and discuss technical innovations, business trends, regulations, and new products across the entire production chain, from creation to delivery.

Learn more.

7. IBC Show

Dates: September 13-16, 2024

Location: Amsterdam, NL

Why go: With last year’s event attracting a crowd of over 43,000, it’s clear that the IBC Show is truly back in business! As Europe’s main hub for media, technology, and broadcast innovation, IBC brings together business leaders and tech pioneers from across the globe. Sporting a mix of bustling exhibitor booths, networking, speaking events, and awards ceremonies, the show has something for everyone! 

Read the recap of our 2023 show presentation about using Gen AI in multiplatform video publishing.

Visit Newsbridge at IBC2024, stand 5.H60. 

Register for IBC Show here.

    

8. FIAT IFTA World Conference

Date: October 2024, check back for exact dates!

Location: Bucharest, Romania

Why go: After four years away, the FIAT/IFTA World Conference returned to Europe in 2023 with Locarno as the host city. We can’t wait for the 2024 event in Bucharest! If you’re an expert working in media archiving, on all things metadata, or you’re interested in the latest audiovisual technologies and trends including AI, this is the conference for you.

Newsbridge Global Sales Director Carole Pigeard presenting at the 2023 FIAT/IFTA World Conference.

Get your head around the role of AI in archiving and data management.

Register for the 2024 World Conference here.

9. NAB Show NY

Dates: October 8-10, 2024

Location: New York

Why go: NAB New York is the media trade show to attend if you’re wanting to get a look at the latest industry offerings, but on the East Coast of the United States. The show welcomes thousands of professionals to exhibit and rub shoulders with movers and shakers from major broadcast networks, film and TV studios, and production and post-production houses. Known to stimulate engaging, peer-to-peer conversations, the event is a much more intimate gathering than its sister show in Las Vegas.

Keep tabs on this site for more details.

10. NewsTECHForum

Dates: December 17, 2024 

Location: Presented by TVNewsCheck, this annual conference in New York gives you the opportunity to meet news, technology, digital executives and managers from station groups across the U.S.A. NewsTECHForum is co-located with the popular Sports Video Group Summit, so you can hit two conferences in one day!

Watch our co-founder and CEO Philippe Petitpont below on the 2023 panel, Harvesting the Archive for New Content and Opportunities alongside Devon Armijo, Director of Digital News Integration at Hearst Television, Mike Palmer, AVP, Advanced Technology/Media Management at Sinclair Broadcast Group and Ben Ramos, VP, Fox Archive, Field and Emerging Tech, at Fox News.

Find out more about NewsTECHForum.

That's our 2024 broadcast and media trade shows list for you!

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