Important Notice: We are committed to providing you with a safe environment to do business, in accordance with all the health & safety guidelines set out by the local authorities. The event will be delivered with strict standards of health & safety precautionary measures including social distancing, contactless transactions and hygiene protocols. Learn More

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All set to welcome you back!

The year’s first live and in-person Media & Entertainment event is ready to kickstart business conversations in a safe space, and the outlook is promising.

The media and entertainment market in the Middle East has exploded at a CAGR of approximately 12.79% over the forecast period 2021 - 2026. The market value is expected to reach US$ 69.83 billion by 2026*.

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Amazing content, amazing speakers in 2021

Dramatic change has shaken the world in 2020 and put us in front of the biggest challenges in recent years. But challenge means opportunity! Content is changing, where is it heading in 2021? Yes, it’s going to be very different from what you are seeing right now. Are you ready to be enlightened, educated and wowed?

This is the most critical period of change in modern history, consumers' preferences are changing by the minute. Join the world's brightest minds who think big and spot opportunities with fresh insights, hear how they constantly review their existing strategies and pivot to add new types of content to their repertoire.

Meet new friends with common interests; and reconnect with old pals. You’re closer to new opportunities than you think. 



Create opportunities & expand your thinking


Deep dive into the world of content:

  • What are the latest innovations in technology at the back of OTT?
  • How are theatre owners monetizing with restrictions?
  • What is the content strategy for channel operators?
  • When brands move online, how do traditional business tackle the dip in advertising?
  • How will non-business OTT Platforms monetize and sustain, what is the plan to survive?
  • How are you as a linear network operator managing your current life?
  • Sneak peek into the business of Bollywood
Content Congress


While the world was away, we orbited Mars!


Year 2021 – what just happened? The world has never changed quicker than since the beginning of last year, but hey, despite all the challenges, we’ve even orbited Mars!

CABSAT’s Satexpo Summit gives you the opportunity to meet in-person, the most diverse and comprehensive global space and satellite industry executives, engineers, government officials and solution providers.

The Summit will cover how space and satellite technology have played a pivotal role in the evolution of many other industries which include the government and military, commercial business enterprise, mobile communication, maritime and space sectors.



Battery of writers & content buyers converge here!

The best and most creative minds in the industry will meet, from content creators to distributors and investors, showcasing the best content this region has to offer, providing unprecedented opportunities to network with and buy and sell filmed entertainment to the region’s major broadcast players and buyers.

CABSAT Africa Forum


It’s time to seize your pie of Africa’s multi-billion dollar entertainment & media industry!

It is no secret that consumer demand for personalisation is driving the revenue growth in Africa’s Entertainment & Media industry. It is the right time to position your company for this market and if it’s hard for you to reach these clients join us at CABSAT’s Africa Forum Day!



AV and LIVE Event Professionals, it's time to reconvene! Industry outlook 2021 & beyond

The global Pro AV market size is projected to reach US$ 3273.5 million by 2026, from US$ 2572.2 million in 2020. Major focus is on partnerships and collaborations, What trends are shaping the industry? Stay tuned to find out more!


Applied AI

What's all the buzz about AI? Can it transform the world of broadcast, satellite and content? 

Can AI be creative? Will creative talent produce superlative experiences with the help of AI? How can AI improve video compression for Broadcast and OTT Content Delivery? How does AI support global satellite operators and space agencies process data and transform?

Global media & entertainment giants exhibiting at CABSAT 2021, live in-person


Join and witness latest innovations from our exhibitors across the full content journey – from creation to production to distribution. Experience live demos, make new business connections and learn from industry trailblazers participating at the event, live in-person.


Book a Stand 2021 Exhibitors List 


    • ABS logo
    • ACE Marketing
    • Aret
    • Draka-Comteq-Germany
    • AEQ
    • spectra logic logo
    • Pixel-Power
    • Asiasat
    • Axeltech
    • Arabsat
    • Gazprom
    • integrasys logo
    • GatesAir
    • NexGenWave
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    • Minerva
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    • Ariston
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    • Eutelsat new
    • SAWA Tech logo
    • Evertz
    • Vizrt
    • SAWA Tech logo
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    • EVS
    • Nilesat
    • Qarva
    • broadcast solutions
    • bitmovin logo
    • cyprus telecommunications authority logo cyta
    • qvest media logo
    • nautel logo
    • Spacebridge logo


We can't wait to knock elbows and meet face-to-face

Experience the Full Content Journey




Content Creation


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 not just within the MEASA region but across the globe.

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Broadcast/Content   Production

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

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 will be a content-rich, innovation-driven event showcasing and hosting the very best in media production, and technology.

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SATEXPO & Content Distribution

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

The value of satellite in the distribution chain is undeniable, when you realize that much of the world’s video already flows through its networks. There was a time when satellite was the only way of distributing video, the satellite operators already understand the demands of video, inside and out.

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Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) strictly adheres to all rules and regulations laid out by government authorities, including Dubai Health Authority and Dubai Municipality to ensure the health and safety of everyone on our premises.

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

24 - 26 May 2021

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Strategic Partner

  • Dubai Studio City

Content Congress Platinum Sponsor

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Supporting Associations

  • GVF
  • 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