Broadcast India Show 2019 In Mumbai Sets New Records Of Participation And Congregation

Posted by NürnbergMesse Group

The 29th edition of the Broadcast India Show, which concluded its three-day run from 17 – 19 October 2019 at the Bombay Exhibition Centre had a record performance, hosting 11,098 unique visitors from 36 countries, a remarkable 20 percent increase over the previous year. The event brought together over 500 leading brands displaying state of the art technologies, live product demonstrations and business solutions for the media & infotainment industry.

Organized by NürnbergMesse India, the event was inaugurated by:

  • Subhash Ghai, Eminent Writer, Director, Producer; Founder & Chairman – Whistling Woods International
  • His Excellency Ambassador Walter J. Linder, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany
  • Ujwal Nirgudkar, Oscar Academy Member & Chairman – SMPTE India
  • Bernhard Steinrücke, Director General, Indo-German Chamber of Commerce
  • Peter Bruce, Director APAC – IABM Pte. Ltd.
  • Satish Aggarwal, President, All India Broadcast Manufacturers and Distributors Association & Managing Director, Visual Technologies India
  • Sonia Prashar, Managing Director and Chairperson of the Management Board -NürnbergMesse India

 

From L to R: Sonia Prashar, Managing Director and Chairperson of the Management Board -NürnbergMesse India, Peter Bruce, Director APAC – IABM Pte. Ltd., Bernhard Steinrücke, Director General, Indo-German Chamber of Commerce, Kavita Meer, Director, Saicom Trade Fairs & Exhibitions Pvt. Ltd., His Excellency Ambassador Walter J. Linder, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany, Subhash Ghai, Eminent Writer, Director, Producer; Founder & Chairman – Whistling Woods International, Jürgen Morhard Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Mumbai, Ujwal Nirgudkar, Oscar Academy Member & Chairman – SMPTE India, Satish Aggarwal, President, All India Broadcast Manufacturers and Distributors Association & Managing Director, Visual Technologies India, Ramesh Meer, Managing Director, Saicom Trade Fairs & Exhibitions Pvt. Ltd., Guru Prasath, Group Director and Member of the Management Board, NürnbergMesse India Pvt. Ltd.

The show floor had prominent exhibitors which included Sony, Avid, Red Digital, Canon, Panasonic, Samsung, Shure, Kodak, Adobe, Kingston, VTI, Datavideo, Ross Video, Grass Valley, ARRI, Carl Zeiss, Panther, Seagate, AJA Video Systems, IHSE, Primestream, Sennheiser, Octopus, and many more.

The conference sessions posed as a learning and networking arm with the leading knowledge leaders of this industry. Keeping the theme in check – Next-Gen Technologies in Broadcast Media & Entertainment Industry, various trending topics such as,  new way of thinking about cybersecurity & block chain for media industry, OTT vs traditional broadcasting in India, driving innovation and change in cinema production and distribution, the next-gen immersive experience in broadcasting – tracking the future, artificial intelligence – raising the bar in the media & entertainment, and many more such important and deeply interesting topics were covered.

“I am thrilled to be a part of the 29th edition of Broadcast India Show 2019 and amazed to see all the new streams of technology on display and enthusiasm buzzing across the show floor.  Technology is the expression of the human mind. We create technology for our expression and communication. Nothing can surpass the human mind, not even artificial intelligence.” stated Subhash Ghai, Eminent Writer, Director, Producer; Founder & Chairman – Whistling Woods International.

“Broadcast India has always been a sought-after technology show for the industry professionals. The broadcast industry is in transition and moving from traditional to next-gen media. The role of technology has also been changing over the years. Technology was earlier offering support functions, then it became an enabler and today is a driver. So, all the new technologies on display, demos give a lot of exposure to the professionals of the broadcast industry. This makes the Broadcast India Show a very relevant platform. I am sure that the next edition will offer a much more enriching experience to the professionals in the industry.” said Rajat Nigam, Group CTO, Network 18.

“Broadcast India Show 2019, exceeded all expectations, proving to be South Asia’s leading event in the media and infotainment industry. A one stop space for solutions, innovation and thought leadership, this platform has helped leaders connect with technological advancements. We look forward to an even bigger and better Broadcast India 2020”, said Sonia Prashar, Managing Director and Chairperson of the Management Board, NürnbergMesse India.―BCS Bureau

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