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Transforming the World of Media and Entertainment

The changing face of media and the ubiquitous power of content has transformed the way consumers watch content and the mechanisms broadcasters and agencies employ to monetize their offerings and the platforms that satellite companies use to distribute content.

Being one of the key business platforms in the world of media and entertainment, CABSAT has naturally evolved to lead the shift in the industry forward.

CABSAT 2021 is a content-rich, innovation-driven event showcasing and hosting the very best in media, creative, production, technology and business to power your growth in the digital economy.

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  • MENA’s collective video content market of today is worth just over $3 billion with estimated growth of 40% reaching $4.3 billion by 2021*
  • MENA youngsters to spur rapid growth in digital video revenues, over 25% of the markets are composed of the 10-25 year age bracket
  • Smartphone penetration is 75% in markets like UAE & KSA
  • Saudi Arabia has 30%+ share of the overall MENA digital transformation market
  • UAE & Algeria account for over 10% each**

* EY



  • Ghana’s E&M industry is beginning to gear up thanks to a 16.5% CAGR and a total of US$1.5 billion forecast for 2021
  • Kenya‘s entertainment and media industry is expected to grow at an 8.5% CAGR hitting the US $3 billion mark in 2022
  • Nigeria’s total entertainment and media market is expected to be worth US $8.1 billion by 2021
  • Tanzania’s total E&M revenue stood at US$504 million in 2016, but is set to more than double to US$1.1 billion in 2021, a 17.2% CAGR*


* PwC: Entertainment and media outlook: 2017 – 2021: An African perspective



  • APAC OTT revenues to exceed US $35 billion by 2021
  • Indian media & entertainment sector is expected to be worth US $33.9 billion by 2022
  • Estimated 140+ major OTT platforms in the APAC region
  • Entertainment and media sector in Southeast Asia is projected to grow at 7.2% CAGR from US$45.6 to US$64.5 million


* PwC: Global Entertainment and media outlook: 2017 – 2021

Why Exhibit

Connect with Buyers you won’t see at other exhibitions from the MEASA region

Reach over 14,000 visitors from 120+ countries with millions of dollars in purchasing power

Build your sales pipeline and cultivate new and existing business relationships

Schedule maximise your time at the show with qualified buyers via our Meetings Programme 

Considered to be one of the fastest growing regions in the world for Media & Entertainment at 11% CAGR versus the global rate of 5.1%, the MEASA region is experiencing a dramatic increase in spend driven by the projected 22%-35% three-year growth-rate in television market revenues.


CABSAT's Community of Visitors


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Producers & Directors
Content Creators/Managers
Head of Studio
Technical Engineers
Broadcast Engineers
Heads of Programming



Sat Coms Director
Satellite Engineer
Infrastructure Director
Operations & Teleport
Head of Transmission
Vsat Engineering Director


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Audio Engineers
System Engineers
Networking Planning Engineer
Studio Directors
Station Manager
Scheduling Managers
Radio Operations Manager


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Multimedia Manager
Service delivery Managers
Web Designer
Network Manager
Digital Broadcast Manager
OTT Engineer


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Advertising & Editorial Photographer
Digital Imaging Specialist 
General Practice Photographer
Machine Print Operator
Print Technician
Technical Support Engineer


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Creative Lead, Esports
Business Manager - Esports
Director, Esports
Chief Content Officer
Programmatic Director
Content Delivery Specialist
Head of Commerce Marketing

Don't miss out on live in-person edition in 2021

26 - 28 October 2021

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Strategic Partner

  • Dubai Studio City

Supporting Associations

  • GVF
  • ESOA
  • IABM
  • WTA
  • ASBU

Supporting Partner

  • Twofour54


Official Media Partners

  • BroadcastPro
  • SatellitePro

Official Publication

  • Digital Studio

Ecosystem Partner

  • in5

Official Publisher

  • ITP Customer Publishing


Official Courier Handler

  • DHL


Organised By

  • DWTC