Be a part of industry-shaping dialogue at the Content Congress 2018

The Content Congress at CABSAT is the leading platform for the broadcast, production, content delivery, digital media and satellite sectors across the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA), and plays a critical role in delivering industry-shaping dialogue, uniting over 250 creative visionaries, technological disruptors and industry influencers for two days of active debate and discussion.

The MEASA market offers significant opportunities for innovators looking to exploit new growth channels outside of traditional platforms.  The Content Congress engages a unique cross-section of senior industry stakeholders and up-and-coming influencers to share forward looking insights into how to adapt traditional broadcast models, the benefits of disruptive thinking and the future of broadcasting not only for the region, but worldwide.


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The Content Congress 2018 has tapped 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.


Be a part of the dialogue

Covering key Hollywood, Bollywood and Arabic TV & Film content - creation, distribution and monetization trends. Meet, network, learn from global transmedia, technical, engineering and production leaders around the future of broadcast, satellite and content delivery.

The CABSAT conference expands to 40+ international speakers, 20+ sessions, NEW industry reports and whitepapers, interactive panel discussions and case studies, covering all filmed entertainment content across broadcast, satellite, Film/TV and content delivery.

Over 300 Conference Delegates 90+ Hours of Content

Over 300 Conference Delegates
90+ Hours of Content

Why should I attend the Content Congress 2018?

  • Learn about shifting customer behaviour and viewing trends
  • Discover how you can most effectively monetize your OTT platform
  • Hear about new market opportunities in localizing and developing Arabic content
  • Understand how social media is changing broadcasting and how you can use it to complement your linear and OTT offering
  • Don’t miss a truly unparalleled panel on opportunities in African creative and broadcast marketing bringing together a famous Nollywood producer, a major national TV channel, a major African distributor and one of the world’s leading creators of TV entertainment brands
  • Gain invaluable insights from a rare one-oto-one fireside chat with UTURN - one of the most innovative media brands in the region doing exciting things in Saudi Arabia
  • An unbeatable opportunity to meet and network with some of the biggest names in the business including BBC, Viacom, Fox, Turner, Discovery Networks, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Rotana Media Group, WWE Middle East, FremantleMedia International, UTURN, Kenya TV and more

Confirmed expert speakers include:


Anahita Boosheri Kheder
Senior Vice President
Fremantle Media International


Danny Bates
CCO and Co-Founder 


Femi Odugbemi
Executive Producer and CEO
ZURI 24 Media


Fares Akkad
Head of Media Partnerships - Middle East and Africa,
Facebook and Instagram 

Be a speaker at the Content Congress 2018

If you are a broadcaster or market innovator with an interesting story to tell, please get in touch! 
Send your details and proposed topic to today.

Special Emirates Offer - Speakers & Delegates

We’re pleased to inform you that Emirates Airline has proudly been selected as the partner airline for the CABSAT 2017 event. Emirates has excellent connections to all of the six continents via Dubai with more than 150 current destinations worldwide – and we are expanding our route network all the time.

Use your Promotion Code to get special fares on Emirates

Promotion code: EVE6CA7
Travel Validity: 14 March – 30 March 2017

Book your travel today at and enter the above promotion code when you book.

Terms & Conditions:

  • Outbound and inbound travel must be within the validity period
  • Destinations: Offer valid ONLY from and to gateway cities in which Emirates operates direct flights.
  • Discount applicable: 15% off on the prevailing lowest online fare on Business Class and on Economy Class return fares. First Class no discount is applicable.
  • Offer valid ONLY for return travel to Emirates gateway cities to Dubai and not from Dubai.
  • Offer extends to companions travelling with attendees.
  • The offer may not be used in conjunction with any other promotion, discount or special offer.
  • Regular charges applies for any modification and changes as per the fare rule and conditions.
  • The promotion code should be displayed on a secured website which is accessed by the delegates

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