Registration to attend IBC, the premier annual event for professionals engaged in the content creation, management and delivery of entertainment and news content worldwide, opened on 19 April at www.ibc.org/register
IBC is one of the most prestigious global tradeshows in the world, attracting the leading brands, finest minds and wisest investors. With 1,300+ key international suppliers from over 140 countries, 13 packed halls of hi-tech products and services, certified training, a world class conference and prestigious awards ceremony, IBC connects people at the highest level.
This year’s event offers a uniquely holistic experience which includes the Production Village: where attendees can get to grips with production issues and get up close and personal with the latest in camera technology; IBC Big Screen Movies and D-cinema: showing the latest advances in cinema technology with state-of-the-art facilities encompassing 2k, 4k and stereoscopic 3D digital projection, and audio presented in 5.1 surround sound; IBC Awards Ceremony: a unique opportunity to recognise those who have made a real contribution to the industry and whose careers have had a positive impact on its future direction and the IBC Connected World: bringing together under one roof the companies, technologies and leaders shaping the business of ‘content everywhere’ through IP, broadband and
mobile distribution. The IBC Certified Training Programme in association with Future Media Concepts, will offer post production professionals a unique series of paid for training opportunities from Apple, Adobe and Avid.
IBC2011 has established the Future Zone, where visitors can experience technologies that are still on the horizon. Featuring R&D from around the world it will include the latest in Super Hi-Vision from NHK and encompass the New Technology Campus showing the best new ideas, concepts and prototypes.
A new event will be launched at IBC2011 – The IBC2011 Leader’s Summit. Supported by Deloitte and the City of Amsterdam, this elite event for Europe’s key international leaders will take place on Thursday 8 and Friday 9 September. The carefully selected programme focused around “Leadership in a Digital Age’ will be led by some of the most inspirational and influential figures within the electronic media industry and will address the challenges of steering organisations to success through the new media landscape.