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IBC 2022: Visitors down 34%

IBC has revealed it attracted 37,071 visitors from 170 countries to the RAI Amsterdam to see over 1,000 exhibitors. The return to a face-to-face after two years saw the visitor draw down 34 per cent versus the attendance of 56,390 in 2019. “It was great to see, feel and hear the buzz of a live […]

September 13, 2022

IBC signals…

Being back in Amsterdam for the first global trade show since you know what, was quite something: Something good: even in a high-tech business people matter. It was noticeable that many companies saw as it important to reunite with colleagues, agents, resellers, as with customers and prospects. Whether it’s Zoom or the optimistically named Teams, […]

September 13, 2022

IBC names speakers for Conference and Changemaker sessions

IBC has announced that its annual Conference and its new free Changemaker content programme will offer a full slate of industry specialist speaking on media and entertainment’s (M&E’s) most pressing technology issues, developments and innovations as it reconvenes live at the RAI Amsterdam on September 9th-12th. Bringing together some of M&Es most influential thought leaders […]

August 30, 2022

IBC 2022 announces headline speakers

IBC has revealed the line-up of headline speakers as the media, entertainment and technology industry gets back to live, in-person networking, learning and collaboration. IBC is returning to the RAI Amsterdam from September 9th – 12th as a face-to-face event after two years of virtual formats. This year’s IBC Conference (September 9th and 10th), which […]

June 29, 2022

In-person IBC2022 open for registration

IBC2022 is now open for registration as the show prepares to return to an in-person environment. The show is back as a physical event at the RAI Amsterdam from September 9th to 12th after a two-year absence, and vows to showcase innovation, best practice and diversity within the sector. Michael Crimp, Chief Executive of IBC […]

May 17, 2022

IBC kickstarts 2022 Accelerator Media Innovation Programme

IBC’s acclaimed Accelerator Media Innovation Programme is underway with a new 2022 cycle following the first round, a series of seventeen diverse technology and business challenges pitched to an invitation only audience from across the media ecosystem at IBC’s ‘Kickstart Day’. Held at the iconic Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) in London on April […]

April 19, 2022

AWS latency boost from Local Zones

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has revealed plans to launch new AWS Local Zones in 32 new metropolitan areas in 26 countries around the world. It already has Zones in 16 US cities. AWS Local Zones leverage computer, storage, database, and other AWS services at the edge of the cloud near large population, industry and IT […]

February 17, 2022

Roku opening Amsterdam office

Roku has announced it is investing in an office in the city of Amsterdam. Roku says it plans to expand its existing presence in The Netherlands to help support its international growth. The Amsterdam office will be located on Weteringschans and offers space for up to 150 employees. Roku is headquartered in Silicon Valley in […]

December 7, 2021

IBC cancels in-person event

In a brief statement issued mid-afternoon, IBC announced that the in-person IBC2021 event scheduled to take place on December 3rd – 6th at The RAI in Amsterdam has been cancelled. The move follows growing concerns about the Covid-19 situation in The Netherlands, which has deteriorated over the past week, and feedback from the IBC exhibitor […]

November 23, 2021

IBC exhibitors vote with feet

Late on November 17th, Irdeto – perhaps significantly a Netherlands-based company – became the first in our sector to declare it was pulling out of IBC 2021. It was soon followed by Viaccess-Orca. By Friday afternoon (November 19th) they had been joined by Broadpeak, Black Magic, DVB, Grass Valley, Xytech and more. Synamedia, still in […]

November 19, 2021