Established in 1993, CABSAT has evolved over the years to align with the latest trends and technologies in the Media & Satellite communications industry in the MEASA region. This is an annual event that serves as a platform for the global media, entertainment, and technology industry.

The event attracts people from more than 120 countries, aiming to bring like-minded people from the industry to provide critical insights, facilitate knowledge sharing, build relationships and find future clients or partners within the space.

The show is organized by the Dubai World Trade Centre in partnership with key stakeholders from the media industry in the MEASA region.

The event features a wide range of knowledge sharing culture that includes leading-edge presentations, panel sessions, workshops, product demonstrations, and technology master classes.



CABSAT is built on three pillars: Creativity, Connectivity, and Consciousness. These pillars shape the purpose and focus of the event, which serves as a platform for learning, collaboration, and networking within the media and entertainment industry.


CABSAT aspires to inspire creative thinking by exhibiting innovative ideas, technologies, and content. It offers a platform for industry professionals to explore novel creative approaches, uncover emerging trends, and gain insights into the ever-changing landscape of media and entertainment.


CABSAT unites professionals from various backgrounds, such as content creators, technology experts, broadcasters, and more, to encourage collaboration and idea exchange. Through networking opportunities, attendees can connect with like-minded individuals, potential business partners, and industry leaders, cultivating new connections and collaborations that can propel innovation and growth.


CABSAT advocates for a conscious and responsible approach to the media, space, and satellite communications industry. It emphasizes the significance of ethical practices, diversity, and inclusion. The event initiates discussions about industry trends, advancements, best practices, and the social impact of media and entertainment. It acknowledges and celebrates initiatives and projects that have made a positive difference in society through the Social Impact Awards.

By embracing these three pillars, CABSAT provides a platform that encourages learning, collaboration, and networking while also promoting creativity, connectivity, and consciousness within the media and entertainment community.

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