IBC introduced three new initiatives. The IP Showcase saw large audiences packed in to see real-world demonstrations of proven IP end-to-end workflows for production and playout.
The Startup Forum held in association with Media Honeypot brought a new unique event structure matching startups and scaleups with investors. We welcomed special guest HRH Prince Constantijn, who is championing the Dutch startup ecosystem.
The inaugural invite only C-Tech Forum brought together senior executives from across the media landscape to discuss and debate two key issues affecting the industry: Cyber Security and 5G. The Forums generated deep dive conversations and networking on two of the most exciting, challenging and important stimulants to impact the industry.
IBC Chief Executive Michael Crimp, said: “IBC 2017 celebrated its 50th anniversary with record attendance, bustling exhibition halls, new features and a dynamic conference. Now we look to the future and continue that conversation via our online community IBC365.”
The IBC2018 conference will take place from 13-17 September 2018: the exhibition runs from 14-18 September 2018.