Abu Dhabi prepares to host the World Media Conference

Posted on 09.01.2022 at 7:18 pm by APA

The capital of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi, will host the Global Media Conference (GMC) next November, a major event for some of the world’s giants in the media industry. To live up to its reputation by attracting journalists, digital marketers, content creators, broadcast giants, entertainment managers, and regulators, among others.

About 200 delegates are expected to attend the meeting, which will also see some 200 media executives and world-renowned speakers lead a series of brainstorming sessions and discussions.

Commodities that are essential to the evolution of global media, such as cutting-edge technologies, equipment materials and social media tools, will be presented to participants.

Speakers will include Zimbabwe’s Minister of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting, Monica Mutsvangwa, Mohamed Jalal Al Raisi, Director General of Emirates News Agency (WAM), and Nagy Joya, Managing Director of Media City Mauritius.

In a statement posted on a website dedicated to preparing for the event, organizers said the GMC is designed to “take advantage of the myriad networking opportunities” so that participants can share “innovative ideas and solutions that are shaping the future of the sector.”


GMC will also help facilitate the exchange of knowledge and create an atmosphere conducive to business partnerships among media professionals around the world.

With a focus on disruption, conference sessions will cover artificial intelligence and data, disruptive technologies, upskilling (upskilling) and future human needs, consumer behavior, content creation, and key media trends and expectations, organizers say.

The event was organized in partnership with the Emirates News Agency and the Telecommunications and Digitalization Regulatory Authority (TDRA), which are the main sponsors.

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