BroadcastAsia, CommunicAsia, and EnterpriseIT – Asia’s largest and most established media communications and information communications technology (ICT) events – are set to return this year to showcase the latest technologies and trends for the entire communications ecosystem.
To be held at the Marina Bay Sands Singapore from 18 – 21 June, the 2013 edition of the shows will have a special emphasis on content, as they bring together experts and exhibitors from around the world to showcase and share the latest technology developments and insights, touching on the blend of technologies across the entire value chain of the ICT, broadcasting, pro-audio, film and TV industries.
Being the premier launch pad in the region, BroadcastAsia2013, CommunicAsia2013 and EnterpriseIT2013 consistently attract the world’s leading companies to showcase the latest game-changing technologies and products that will shape the future of communications.
“Visitors will be pleased to know that we have raised the bar this year and put together an unprecedented list of market players and industry think-tanks from around the world to share the latest insights and developments in their respective industries,” says Mr. Victor Wong, Project Director of Communication Events, Singapore Exhibition Services. “With the three shows being held in one location, complete with an exclusive business networking platform that has proved to be successful in forging business partnerships, we anticipate visitors will find this upcoming edition very compelling indeed.”
BROADCASTASIA2013: Integrating Technologies, Experiencing Content
BroadcastAsia2013, Asia’s authoritative integrated tradeshow for the professional audio, film and TV industries will feature groundbreaking technologies and products that keep pace with the evolving technology trends for the industry. The highly anticipated Cinematography/Film/Production Zone will once again return this year to provide visitors with comprehensive updates on featured technologies such as Animation and Video Effects, Motion and Film Production, Camera, Lenses and Tripods and beyond.
With the rise of Smart TVs and the blurring of the boundaries between TV and social networks, consumers will be watching TV within social networks and vice versa, impacting the way they engage with TV. BroadcastAsia2013 will be addressing this latest phenomenon with showcases from leading industry bigwigs, as well as up-to-date conference topics.
New and returning top-notch companies include Axon, Dalet, Envivo, Evertz, GoPro, GrassValley, Harmonic, Harris, Hitachi, Miranda, Orad, PCCW, Playbox Technology, Quantel, Sennheiser, Snell, Quantel, Wasp3D and more.
These exhibitors will showcase the latest key technologies, including:
Future TV (OTT / Cloud Broadcasting)
Production and Post-Production Software and many more at the four-day event.
To complete the entire broadcasting and film ecosystem, ProfessionalAudioTechnology2013 will see professional audio companies showcasing the latest audio products and services for the broadcasting and film ecosystem:
Music and Sound Libraries
Digital Radio to Radio and more
Conferences to Expect at BroadcastAsia2013
As Asia’s film and TV industry continues to flourish, the BroadcastAsia2013 International Conference, themed “Enhancing User Experience, Monetising Content” will highlight critical issues faced by the broadcast industry. Focused on the shift in consumer demand for next-generation services, this conference will also feature nine specialised business and technology tracks including a series of sessions covering the hottest topics, such as OTT Opportunities in Asia, The New Content Experience, Next-Gen Innovation and Technology in TV, Multi-Platform Content and much more.
Key confirmed speakers include Astro, BBC Worldwide, ESPN Star Sports, Huawei, LG Electronics, Media Prima Berhad and YouTube.
The Creative Content Production Conference, back for its fourth successful year, is themed “Producing and Distributing Successful Content in Asia.” The conference will address the challenge of producing appealing and high-quality content for global audiences. Numerous industry stalwarts – AETN All Asia Network, Fox International Channels, Lucasfilm Singapore, Sony Pictures Television and Viacom International Media Networks, to name a few – will provide their insights on the future of the industry at the two-day conference. A series of new topics and speakers including a ‘Producers Dialogue’ have been developed to serve as additional forums for participants to address and anticipate the upcoming trends and demands of the industry.
Key confirmed speakers include Channel News Asia (Mediacorp), FremantleMedia, One Animation and Pinewood Iskandar Malaysia Studios.
COMMUNICASIA2013: Bridging Communications Borders, Optimising Business Opportunities
As the preferred knowledge sharing platform that continues to attract global industry experts and thought-leaders to share their expertise, CommunicAsia2013 will feature a complete range of key technologies, such as mobile broadband and applications, developments in LTE/4G as well as Over-the-Top (OTT) and more.
Three specialised techzones at CommunicAsia2013 will showcase leading-edge innovations and services that will bring value to businesses:
‘Fibre for NextGen Services’
‘NextGen Connected Services’
This year’s show will see new as well as returning exhibitors, including Barco, Dehao Electronics, FiberHome, Irdeto, KIT Digital, Oracle, Samsung SDI, Yangtze Optical Fibre and Cable, and many others.
SatComm2013, a part of CommunicAsia2013, will serve as a strategic platform for the satellite communications industry in Asia. It will provide the latest updates and pressing issues, and will gather the largest assembly of global and regional satellite companies, including ABS, APT Satellite, AsiaSat, China Satellite Communications, Eutelsat, iDirect, Inmarsat, Intelsat, MEASAT, Novelsat, SES, Singapore Technologies Electronics (ST Electronics), SkyPerfect JSAT and THAICOM.
ENTERPRISEIT2013: Enterprising Solutions, Enabling Businesses
Held concurrently with CommunicAsia2013, the show will feature a complete range of the latest technology solutions that will enable enterprises from different vertical industries, including Banking and Finance, Education, Government, Healthcare, Hospitality and Logistics and Transportation, to create a competitive edge with IT.
Visitors can expect a multitude of technologies from Cloud Computing and Security, e-Government and Services, Enterprise Mobility Solutions, Mobile Commerce and M2M on display at EnterpriseIT2013. The new ‘Smart Enterprise’ techzone will feature technologies that will help to streamline businesses and EnterpriseIT exhibitors will also be displaying their innovative solutions at the ‘NextGen Connected Services’ techzone. In addition, the CommunicAsia2013 Summit will have dedicated conference tracks on topics such as Mobile Services, Enterprise Mobility, CDN and M2M that will benefit enterprises.
CommunicAsia2013 Summit Puts a Pulse on Pertinent Issues
A refreshed CommunicAsia2013 Summit will see an impressive line-up of topics and workshops addressing critical issues and solutions in the ICT sector. The spotlight this year will be on the rise of the empowered consumer and what businesses across various sectors must be aware of to assess and capitalise on the evolving landscape. Panel discussions have been incorporated into the programme to kick off the discussions on the first three days. Delegates can also expect new tracks dedicated to CDN Evolution and Enterprise Mobility. The Mobile Marketing, Services & Commerce, Telecom CEM, Broadband Evolution tracks have been rejuvenated and will feature discussions on the current business and technological issues.
Key confirmed speakers include Amazon Web Services, EE, Dialog Telecom PLC and Vodafone India.