International Broadcasting Convention (IBC), the premier annual event for professionals engaged in the creation, management, and delivery of entertainment and news content worldwide is back for yet another year at RAI Amsterdam, the Netherlands and
is scheduled from September 14 to 19, 2017.
This year marks the 50th anniversary of IBC. The show continues to be at the forefront of industry innovation to offer unrivaled networking opportunities and a platform to understand how major changes happened recently in the broadcast industry. This year's theme – truth, trust, and transformation in media focuses on how businesses are transforming for the future, where speed and agility are two key components to any forward-thinking strategy.
IBC 2017 will provide visitors with an unparalleled platform to meet, address, and learn from 55,000+ of the most engaged power brokers, press, and prospects in international electronic media and entertainment. From industry starters, through to the top C-Level executives driving the industry's agenda; theatres hosting demonstrations, workshops, presentations, and briefings; the future of technology and research from leading R&D labs; and even the odd blockbuster show on custom-built IBC Big Screens, IBC offers ground-breaking insight and innovation across six days.
Featuring some of the foremost thought-leaders, innovators, and policy makers in their fields and covering a wide breadth of topics, the IBC2017 conference is the place to explore new strategies, understand business disruptors, chart future technological progress, and uncover the future roadmap of the industry. From game-changing keynotes, to creative directors and technical futurists, the IBC conference will have 400 inspirational speakers across 90 sessions.
IBC Future Zone brings together once more all the latest ideas, innovations, and incredible technologies from industry, into a single specially-curated showcase area. This year, the focus is on multisensory virtual worlds and imagery of the future.
IBC Content Everywhere Europe combines a dedicated high-quality exhibition with features specifically designed to help visitors quickly and efficiently expand their knowledge and understanding of the latest trends, strategies, and developments in online TV and video. IBC Content Everywhere provides a comprehensive overview of developments in this fast-moving field.
The IP Showcase is set to be a major destination for visitors to IBC2017 – demonstrating to the broadcast and media world that real-time IP production is a practical, flexible, efficient reality that is rapidly taking hold in mainstream operations. IP is no longer a thing of the future – it is here and now. The partners behind the IP showcase – AES, AIMS, AMWA, EBU, IABM, MNA, SMPTE, and VSF – have come together with IBC to deliver a one-stop destination where everyone from broadcast/IT engineers and CEOs to TV producers can learn everything they need to know to unlock the full potential of using IP for real-time media.
IBC Leaders' Summit is an exclusive event attracting 180+ eminent electronic media and entertainment industry leaders. A prestigious line-up of speakers has been assembled to explore the theme of Informing the Future at this year's summit. The IBC Leaders' Summit blends penetrating insights from influential speakers, independent and exclusive research, and the collaborative participation of C-level delegates in a two-day experience that informs and shapes future strategy.
IBC 2017 promises to provide the facilities to network with industry professionals whilst getting great knowledge on new technology.