Asia’s Broadcasting & Infotainment Show (A.B.I.S.), organised by NuernbergMesse India was held October 13-15, 2022 at the Jio World Convention Centre, Mumbai, India. 500+ participants from 36+ countries showcased a diverse range of products and the latest technology of the media and infotainment industry. Under the umbrella of A.B.I.S, is the trio, Broadcast India Show, SCAT India TradeShow, and Content India Show (premier physical edition).
Broadcast & CableSat was the official media partner.
Inaugurated by Achim Fabig, Consul General of Federal Republic of Germany, Anees Bazmee, Bollywood Writer and Director, Peter Ottmann, CEO, NuernbergMesse Group, Sonia Prashar, Chairperson of the Board & Managing Director, NuernbergMesse India and Sudeep Malhotra, Business Head India, Deutsche Welle, Kavita and Ramesh Meer, Saicom Media and attended by high profile dignitaries like Avinash Gowariker, Photographer, Deepti Gupta, Cinematographer and Director, Anil Mehta, Cinematographer and many more illustrious names from the industry.
The participants included brands like ARRI, Antriksh Digital, ARK Info Solutions, Candid, Canon, CDM Technologies, Cineom, Eizo, Grass Valley, Invas, Carl Zeiss, Medialogy Broadcast, Mehta Infocom, Optilink Network, Panasonic, PPC, Ross Video, Saimaa, Sainxt, Samsung, Sony, Syrotech, Visual Technologies India.
“Broadcast India Show brings all the industry people whether it’s the OEM, system integrators or customers on the same platform under one roof to discuss all the innovations as well as issues and how the industry can fulfil the data requirements – this is extremely important for the industry to deliver faster and better results. We look forward to the next edition – it is truly the hub of the broadcast industry.” said Satish K Aggarwal, Managing Director, Visual Technologies India
Concurrent to the show were high profile seminars and panel discussions on trending topics like : The Future of cinema Acquisition & Production workflow Technology, Making India and Global Hub of cloud and content, Sports and Beyond, Best Shots, Unravelling virtual production for movie featuring Industry stake holders like Kingshuk Bhattacharya, Sony Pictures Networks India, Anjali Joneja Amar, Tableau, Anant Roongta, Famous Studios, Santosh Sivan, Film Director, Subhash Dhyani, VP Technology, ABP News to name a few.
“The products and services that we launched during COVID helped a lot of organizations both on the ISP front and on the enterprise front with which one could reach a large cloud service provider at the click of a button. SCAT India TradeShow 2022 was a scintillating experience for us to present to our customers the latest within our company and network with the brightest minds.” said Sudhir Kunder, Country Director, DE-CIX
Business visitors attending A.B.I.S. had the opportunity to access a diverse range of products on display, engage in knowledge-oriented seminars and panel discussions, and network with the industry professionals.
India has 5th largest media and entertainment market in the world. India’s Media & Entertainment industry is expected to grow to USD 55-70 Bn by 2030 at 10-12% CAGR, led by OTT, Gaming, Animation and VFX. These projections augur well for the broadcast and infotainment players and solution providers.
“A platform where the writers meet the cinematographers, the directors, is the kind of forum and networking space, which will help the industry thrive. These kind of conversations with this interdisciplinary set up opens up in a better way. So, we look forward to Content India Show next year to help provide this space.” said Anil Mehta, Renowned Cinematographer.
A.B.I.S. has drawn strong support from Associations like AIBMDA, The International Trade Association for the Broadcast & Media Industry (IABM), IBC, NAB Show, and Society of Media Professionals, Technologists and Engineers (SMPTE).
The show concluded with a record-breaking participation from 230+ exhibitors and 24472 unique visitors and 1500+ conference delegates over 3 days.
“A.B.I.S 2022 drew participation from national and international exhibitors and high profile visitors from the industry. It served as the best platform to network, learn and grow.” said Peter Ottmann, CEO, NuernbergMesse Group “There is an enormous demand for broadcasting solutions as well as content and this platform serves as an integration point where visitors can witness the latest innovations and trends that the industry has in store and explore the potential of the Indian market.” BCS Bureau