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  • Cabsat: where content connects

    Cabsat: where content connects

CABSAT: Where Content Connects

CABSAT is the No.1 Broadcast, Satellite and Digital Media event focused on the MEASA region

With a 23 year history of engaging, innovating and disrupting with the industries decision makers involved in the Creation, Management, Distribution and Monetization of filmed entertainment and audio content. CABSAT is the regions definitive event for Broadcast, Satellite and Entertainment content and has seen record breaking numbers all thanks to our valued exhibitors and loyal attendees.

  • 13,000+ Visitors
  • 900+ Exhibiting Brands
  • 1000+ Pre-arrange high level meeting
  • 300+ Conference delegates
  • 120+ countries represented
  • 90+ Hours of content
  • 9+ country pavilions

Creating International Business Opportunities For Global Broadcast Brands

Exhibiting at CABSAT will put your business at the forefront of the region’s digital media and satellite sector. Connect with more than 13,000 key buyers and decision-makers relevant to the industry. Capitalise on the unlimited opportunities to boost your business network, reinforce your brand and convert prospects into customers.



$16 bn MENA media market in 2014 expected to grow to $24 bn in 2019, 50% growth in 5 years. Driven by a projected tripling in pay-TV subscriptions by 2015, mobile penetration rates amongst the highest in the world, rapidly increasing deployment of satellites, hundreds of Free-to-Air TV channels and investment in locally-produced content, CABSAT is the dominant broadcast, digital media and satellite communications technology platform.


The facts speak for themselves:
- Commercial Satellite capacity projected to reach $17 bn by 2020
- Penetration of satellite television will shoot from 65% to 80% by 2018
- Over 500 Free-to-Air television channels serving the Arab world
- Fastest growing region for the $800 mn Audio market, at 4.9%
- 11% CAGR versus the global rate of 5%


“We exhibited at CABSAT 2016 to attract and meet new customers. We got 20 potential leads and we look forward to building strong relationship with them in the future” 
Sarah Mucklow
Eddystone Broadcast

Why exhibit at CABSAT


“We were happy to see so many different visitors from around the world at the show. We generated eight leads and if we close one partnership it justifies our participation"
Jean-Michel Seigneur



With thousands of visitors and over 900 exhibiting companies, the show is the dominant broadcast, digital media and satellite communications technology platform for anyone wishing to target broadcasters, production houses and studios, animation houses, content owners and creators, software developers, telcos, systems integrators and distribution channels in the MEASA region.


Visitors Profile

Stands and Packages

Sponsorship Opportunities

CABSAT exhibitor profiles include companies specialized in the following sectors: 


  • Acquisition/Production
  • Post Production
  • Professional Audio/Video/Radio
  • Management & Systems
  • Distribution & Delivery
  • Content Delivery & Security (NEW)
  • Virtual & Augmented Reality (NEW)
  • Drones & Aerial Robotics (NEW)


  • Broadcast Communications
  • Government & Military
  • Maritime
  • Aviation
  • Commercial Business Enterprises
  • Space Agencies
  • Broadband


  • TV & Film Content Creators
  • Production Houses & Studios
  • Content Distributors & Aggregators
  • Producers

Meetings Programme

Meetings Programme

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Content Congress

Content Congress

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Content Delivery Hub

Content Delivery Hub

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Cx0 Round Table

Cx0 Round Tables

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Knowledge Hubz

Content Studio Hub

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Satellite Hub Summit

Satellite Hub Summit

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Organised by

  • Dubai World Trade Centre

Strategic Partner

  • dsc

Supporting Partner

  • eutelsat

Content Congress Diamond Sponsor

  • irdeto

Content Congress Platinum Sponsor

  • huawaei

Content Congress Platinum Sponsor

  • ross

Content Congress Gold Sponsor

  • dolby 
  • gracenote

GVF Satellite Hub Summit Silver Sponsor

  • ses

Smart Registration Partner

  • arabsat

Lanyard Sponsor

  • eshailsat

Official Publications

  • Digital Studio
  • Digital Broadcast

Official Online Media Partner

  • Digital Studio

Official Media Partners

  • Broadcast Pro
  • Satellite Pro

Official Publisher

  • ITP Customer Publishing

Knowledge Partner

  • frsot

Official Courier Handler

  • DHL

Official Airline Partner

  • Emirates

Content Studio Hub Partner

  • Oasis Enterprises

Supporting Associations

  • VF
  • IABM
  • Association
  • WTA

Official Cabsat TV Partner

  • Smart Digital