Dubai Media City, the region’s leading media hub, today confirmed its participation as a strategic partner in the 9th edition of the Dubai International Content Market (DICM), the leading international entertainment content and media marketplace in the MENA region.
Set to run on 9 and 10 December, 2018 at the conference centre of the Jumeirah Beach Hotel, the business-to-business plug-and-work event enables global and regional brands in the media and entertainment industry to showcase their businesses, launch new products, and build synergies with a select 1,000-plus audience of media and entertainment professionals from over 55 countries.
The upcoming edition will feature 350 hosted buyers from the Middle East and North Africa, as well as regions such as the Balkans, CIS, the Indian Subcontinent, and South Asia, among others. As part of its agenda, DICM 2018 will feature panel discussions, conference sessions and screen exclusive content from over 150 exhibiting companies.
Majed Al Suwaidi, Managing Director, Dubai Media City, said: “Dubai Media City is proud to partner with platforms such as Dubai International Content Market that celebrate content and create a unique market for talented producers. We will support the content creators through offering workshops and access to in5, which is TECOM Group’s enabling platform for entrepreneurs and startups to access the marketplace. The content creation sector is currently experiencing growing momentum with the increasing number of platforms, and enhanced quality of content being produced.”