1 day / 4 panels
25 speakers / 16 awards
1 gala awards dinner

14 November 2017

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Selevision, a wholly owned operating subsidiary of Khusheim Holdings, is a leading Saudi based Technology and Service provider for the global broadcast industry, and multi-platform Entertainment company which delivers premium content to customers across the Middle East and North Africa via Transactional Video On Demand and Subscription Video On Demand in addition to the Live TV, Restart TV and Catch-up TV. The Company has secured agreements with global content owners, developers and distributors and leading regional media operators such as Hollywood’s major studios including Disney Media Distribution, Paramount Pictures, NBC Universal, The Twentieth Century Fox, Sony Pictures, Warner Brothers and a broad selection of the best content from Bollywood and the Middle East.

Its B2B offerings span the range of Hybrid Broadband Broadcast TV (HbbTV), Content Delivery Systems, Targeted Advertising and Monitoring Platforms, set top boxes, and Electronic Programming Guides. Selevision is headquartered in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with development and sales offices in the United Arab Emirates.




FOX Networks Group (FNG) is 21st Century FOX’s international multi-media business. We develop, produce and distribute 300+ wholly- and majority-owned entertainment, sports, factual and movie channels in 45 languages across Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa. FNG’s core channel brands include FOX, FOX Sports, FOX Life, FOX+ and National Geographic Channel. FNG’s movie channels include FOX Movies, FOX Movies Premium and SCM (formerly Star Chinese).

FNG Middle East (previously FIC Middle East) established in 2008, produces and distributes 15 pay channels in High Definition. (National Geographic, Nat Geo Wild, Nat Geo People, STAR Movies, Fox Movies, Fox Family Movies, Fox Action Movies, STAR World, FOX, FX, Fox Life, Fox Crime, Fox Rewayat , Channel V International and Baby TV) and 2 Free to Air Channels in both Standard and High Definition (National Geographic Abu Dhabi and National Geographic Farsi).




At Irdeto, we believe our customers should feel confident and prepared, no matter what challenges they face. We protect digital platforms and applications for media & entertainment, automotive, and IoT connected industries.

Our solutions and services enable our customers to protect their brand and revenues, create new offerings and fight cybercrime. We think holistically with a true end-to-end solution – it’s not enough to excel in one area of security. We differentiate by having a 360 view of security that is as deep as it is comprehensive, and can actually leverage that view to solve business challenges and predict the challenges on the horizon. As our tailored solutions will empower our customers to continually adapt and grow with the changing times, we build a strong relationship with each of them. With nearly 50 years of expertise in security, Irdeto’s software security technology and cyber services protect over 5 billion devices and applications for some of the world’s best known brands.



Zee Entertainment

We call 173 countries home. We speak 19 different languages. We connect with and entertain over 1.3 billion people everyday. We are Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited.

Though you may know us by the channels that you engage with, across genres, languages, and platforms, you will come to realize we’re a Global Media and Entertainment conglomerate with a presence across television broadcasting, movies, music, live entertainment and digital businesses.



The Entertainer

Since 2001 the ENTERTAINER has been passionate about bringing you the hottest buy one get one free deals from across the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Europe. With a huge selection of quality merchants, the ENTERTAINER has something to offer everyone!



Sharjah Media City

Sharjah Media City (Shams) is the UAE’s newest Free Zone established in January 2017. Its mission is to make entrepreneurship accessible to all aspiring startups, SMEs and established companies striving to grow their business in the region. Shams offers a wide range of business activities for investors to start their business and begin their entrepreneurial journey.




Founded in 1976 by the 21 member-states of the Arab League, Arabsat has been serving the growing needs of the Arab world for over 40 years, operating from its headquarter in Riyadh-KSA and two Satellite control stations in Riyadh and Tunis.



BS Broadcast

BS Broadcast Located at Dubai, is a leading supplier of refurbished and used broadcasting equipment from Middle East. BS Broadcast has an extensive inventory of used, refurbished and demo equipment available at a discounted price for our customers. We always have a wide range of broadcast equipment in stock, and often it’s a cost-effective way to buy the equipment you need at a price that suits your budget. You can find a selection of our used stock in our online shop or you can contact us with your specific requirements, as we are able to source used equipment to suit your specific needs.



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Eutelsat is one of the world’s leading and most experienced operators of communications satellites. With coverage of Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia-Pacific and the Americas, capacity on 38 satellites enables video, data and broadband communications to be established irrespective of a user’s location. Clients include broadcasters and broadcasting associations, pay-TV operators, internet service providers, enterprises and government agencies.

In the MENA region, the flagship 7/8° West Eutelsat-Nilesat constellation is the Number 1 TV neighbourhood reaching 250 million TV viewers. Our HOTBIRD fleet of satellites is the second most important TV neighbourhood in the region. This unique bridge between MENA and Europe is an important hub for HD channels, with 60% of DTH homes HD equipped.

Headquartered in Paris, with offices and teleports around the globe, Eutelsat’s workforce of 1,000 men and women from 37 countries are experts in their fields and work with clients to deliver the highest quality of service.




Lawo designs and manufactures pioneering network, control, audio and video technology for broadcast, as well as live performance and theatrical applications. The company’s broad range of products and IP infrastructure solutions are utilized by leading broadcasters, mobile production companies and the world’s major international sports and live performance events.

Products include control and monitoring systems, digital audio mixing consoles, routers, video processing tools as well as solutions for IP-based A/V infrastructures and routing systems. All products are developed in Germany and manufactured according to highest quality standards at the company’s headquarters in the Rhine valley town of Rastatt, Germany.


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Established in February 1969 in Khartoum, the Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU) is one of the oldest pan-Arab institutions from the League of Arab States. Over the years, ASBU has successfully met its objective of ‘strengthening ties and promoting cooperation among broadcasters in the Arab States for better production and content development’.

ASBU provides key services to member broadcasters and other regional entities. Some of these services include engineering and consulting, radio and television exchange of news, programming and sports, as well as radio and TV training. The union also assists in acquiring broadcasting rights at preferential rates for competitions and sporting events and ensures there is appropriate coverage of such events




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