IABM membership continues to grow at record rate

IABM has gained 16 new members in the first two months of 2017, continuing the rapid growth in membership that saw an increase from 410 to 495 over the course of 2016. IABM’s portfolio of business intelligence offerings, industry leadership, networking opportunities and member discounts on space at key exhibitions throughout the year were cited as the incentives to become members.

The 16 new members are:

 

Advantech

B&H

Broadcast & Studio Solutions

BR Remote

Freesat

Got Media

Insync

Make.TV Inc.

Medialease

Piksel

Platform Communications

Qvest Media

Telescript

Telmaco

Tilta

tvONE

The wide range of member services offered by IABM is reflected in the differing motivations and priorities of the newly joining companies:

Paul Mardling, VP of Strategy, Piksel said: “As our influence in the media industry grows, joining IABM is a natural step for us. The learning, networking and promotional platform that IABM provides is the perfect collaboration space to evolve together with partners and customers and consolidate our leadership as video processing and IP media technology providers.”

David Lin, Senior Director, Video Solutions, Advantech said: “The first thing IABM membership gives us is credibility and a platform to make other members – manufacturers who are potential partners for B&H – aware of our services and values. IABM also offers an incredible set of learning tools, both technical and sales, which can really help our people understand how the market works. The market studies also give us valuable insights that can give our business development people an edge.”

Michel Suissa, Manager, Professional Solutions, The Studio-B&H said: “InSync has joined IABM to access business intelligence and gain a deeper understanding of industry trends.  As a small, employee-owned company, we feel we can benefit from the experience and expertise of other members.”

Paola Hobson, Managing Director, InSync Technology said: “We joined IABM to become part of and support the association which provides key intelligence and offers great opportunities to connect with other members of our industry. We are also going to take advantage of discounts for booth space etc.”

Mirta Gilson, Head of Business Development, Make.TV Inc said: “As a leading international systems architect, Qvest Media is committed to providing companies from the broadcast, media and telco industry with the best available solutions to advance their businesses. We are delighted to join IABM, emphasizing our aligned goal to offer mutual exchange and inspiration in the midst of this radical change of the media landscape.”

Ahmad Al Kayal, Head of Sales, Qvest Media, Dubai said: “IABM training courses give us the opportunity to gain in-depth skills about networks appropriate to broadcasting and are very worthwhile. We’re looking forward to furthering our knowledge base and industry connections.”

Munro Watt, FPGA Engineer, tvONE said: “IABM membership continues to grow at the fastest rate in our 40-year history,” said Peter White, IABM CEO. “Our membership now represents every size of company in all sectors of broadcast and media technology. We continually strive both to reinforce our existing member services and develop new initiatives to offer even greater levels of business support, services and intelligence for all our members.”

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