Create Inspiration, Action, & Reaction

CABSAT is the only dedicated event which attracts over 12,000 industry professionals from the digital, content and media market in the MEASA region. From engineers, system integrators, broadcasters
within Digital, Content, Broadcast and Satellite to Content Buyers, sellers, producers and distributors; CABSAT gathers the largest regional attendance
over the past 28 years.

From a surge in popularity of virtual reality to downloading entire films in seconds via 5G, the media and entertainment industry will be unrecognisable in years to come.

A new world order is installed where people routinely multi-screen and OTT viewing is on the rise. Attention spans are short, sharing is big, social media dominates people’s lives. PLUS the content industry is witnessing disruption on a grand scale.

CABSAT is working with the most innovative content creators, producers, broadcast technology providers, satellite distribution and content delivery companies to identify the traits of success across all verticals to identify common characteristics that will be the blueprint for growth.

Learn, Network, Identify & Be Part of MEASA region's only platform that inspires creativity, showcases leading edge products in production, post-production, delivery and distribution


Content Congress

Content Congress taps into
some of the key challenges and opportunities facing the global and regional markets as they seek to deliver fresh, creative content, innovative formats and effective, sustainable business
models in the age of disruption.


Spearheading sustainable space exploitation through featuring industry leading minds on stage.

Next Up

offers a platform for the start-up innovators in the media & entertainment industry with a framework for agile, collaborative and fast-track innovation to help solve complex media and entertainment business and
technology challenges.

Africa + Saudi Program

The current size of the Saudi media sector is SAR 17.4 billion, which leads the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) media market with about 30% of the market share. Uniquely positioned and leveraging
on its national heritage, boasting of the largest,
most literate, and technologically connected
youth segment.

NextGen Content

NextGen Content is dedicated to serve the exponentially rising demand for localized
content, across this region and beyond. Rallying the key content creators and buyers
seeking fresh new material for TV Series, Film, Dramas, Documentaries, Kids’ Entertainment, Animated Series and more.

Digital Hub

Digital HUB: At the intersection of Creativity Innovation
& Technology, a buzzing arena for all things related to
latest tech in media, hear from the exhibitors about
their latest solutions and capitalize on this opportunity
to learn and network

Professional Leaders at CABSAT 2023

Industry leaders to guide you towards the creative journey of content with hands on technical learning, inspiring speakers, groundbreaking mentors and revolutionary startups.

Content Creation

  • Broadcasters – Filmed Entertainment
  • Sportscasters
  • Film/Cinema/TV
  • News
  • Content Owners and Distributors
  • Ad Agencies and Media Houses
  • Radio/Music
  • Regional Network TV channels
  • Digital Media & Media Agencies
  • Cable / Satellite Operators
  • Telco’s

Content Distribution & Delivery

  • Production/Post - Filmed Entertainment TV
  • Production/Post - News / Sportscasting
  • Production/Post - Film/Cinema/TV
  • Production/Post - Radio / Music
  • Live Event and Entertainment Production
  • System Integrators
  • Media House/Media agency
  • Distributor / Agent
  • Advertising and Design
  • Software and Hardware
  • Publishing - Print and Digital Media


  • Satellite Carriers
  • Broadcasters
  • Government Ministries and National Security
  • Aviation
  • Maritime
  • Commercial Enterprises
  • Telco’s
  • Regulators
  • Mining, Oil and Gas
  • Transport and Logistics
  • Network Designers

Production & Broadcast

  • Content Aggregators
  • Broadcasters - regional & pan regional
  • TV Channels - local & regional
  • Pay TV & Free to Air TV Operators
  • Distributors
  • IPTV / OTT / VOD operators & platforms
  • I.T. Systems Suppliers
  • E-Commerce Businesses
  • IP & Broadcast systems integrators




Let’s face it... Content is King! It’s what everyone’s talking about… securing the next ‘Game Of Thrones’ or discovering the next ‘Marvel Universe’ finding that next big thing is the key to success in the entertainment media industry




The MENA region is forecast to be the biggest global contributor to the growth in the Entertainment & Media industry at a CAGR of 11.5% and anticipated to reach US$ 66 billion by 2022.





Global Satellite Communications market to be worth US$ 53 bn by 2027. Global small satellite market growing at a CAGR of 14% from 2019-2030. The value of satellite in the distribution



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