To help connect content creators with leading broadcasters and thereby enabling them to promote and distribute their content catalogue and ideas in one of the largest and most lucrative entertainment markets of the world, NürnbergMesse India has announced the launch of CONTENT INDIA SHOW 2020.
The two-day event has been created keeping in mind the fact that demand for both, traditional and digital content, has been surging with audience consumption growing voraciously across all broadcasting platforms including linear broadcast and over the top streaming platforms, and the internet.
The event will be held digitally this year from 29th-31st October, under the parent umbrella of ABIS – Asia’s Broadcasting & Infotainment Show, with two other co-located events Broadcast India Show (India’s event for Broadcast, FILM, TV, Radio Technology) and Scat India Tradeshow (India’s leading exhibition for Cable TV, Broadband, IPTV &the Satellite Industry), providing three days of seamless networking experience, and will then transition into a year-long active online networking platform.
Content India Show 2020 – ‘We Go Digital’ Edition will feature a mix of technical sessions, technology showcase and networking opportunities. The platform itself will offer numerous features including meeting scheduler, product spotlight, attendee profiling and others, thus enabling seamless connectivity.
Furthermore the platform will continue to be live for an entire year for post-event networking and visibility.
It will appear as a physical event from 21-23 October 2021, at Bombay Exhibition Center, Mumbai, India.
The decision to move ahead with the launch of Content India Show in a digital format will ensure that the entertainment community finds greater opportunities to discuss ideas and exchange inputs and the buyers discover new and exciting content.
Sonia Prashar, Managing Director, NürnbergMesse India, said, “Content India Show will be presented digitally in its first edition. It’s a very well-timed show for buying and selling of content, contributing enormously in forming new connections and generating new business.
” Furthermore, by presenting all the three leading shows on a single platform covering the domains of broadcast, cable, satellite, content, broadband, media and infotainment, we expect that this combination will benefit the Industry at large.
“Technological disruptions and these unprecedented circumstances, have also ushered an era of change for the content industry. How they meander through present times and fully utilise the opportunities on offer will define the future of this growing sector. It is now up to the broadcasting and infotainment industry to cater and adapt to the changing times, plus capitalise on some of the emerging value drivers in this space,” Prashar said.
Aparna Acharekar, Programming Head at ZEE5, said, “Content India Show is a great initiative by NürnbergMesse India. OTT content is being consumed like never before and there is a continuous need for newer stories and formats to keep viewers entertained.
“This show will event digitally in these trying times. There’s no better time for content to travel globally and new associations to be formed. Hope the event is a great success and brings in many synergies.”enable a global exchange of programming to the benefit of all,” Acharekar added.
Arun Thapar, President- Content & Communication, AETN 18, said, “It’s about time the world’s largest producer of audio-visual content got its own dedicated content marketplace. Best wishes to Team Content India.”
Saugata Mukherjee, Head – Original Content, SonyLiv at Sony Pictures Networks India, said, “I wish the event the very best for its first edition and Congratulations for organising the event digitally in these trying times.
“There’s no better time for content to travel globally and new associations to be formed. Hope the event is a great success and brings in many synergies,” Mukherjee added.