15th Asia Media Summit is now on in New Delhi
The 15th Asia Media Summit (AMS) 2018 jointly hosted by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC), and Broadcast Engineering Consultants India Limited (BECIL) will be held from 10-12 May in New Delhi.
Union Minister for Information & Broadcasting and Textiles Smriti Zubin Irani would be presiding as the Chief Guest over the Inaugural ceremony of the Summit on 10th May.
The AMS 2018, an annual summit of the Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD) Kuala Lumpur, is a prestigious summit in the Asia Pacific Region and India is hosting the event for the first time.
The Summit, with the theme `Telling Our Stories – Asia and More’, would be organised in two parts Pre-summit workshop (8th-9th) and Summit (10th-12th).
Participants would represent organisations like Ministries responsible for Information and Broadcasting in the Asian region, International Organizations UNESCO, FAO, UN; Regulators; Radio and Television broadcasting companies both national/ public and private broadcasters; Television channels and networks, Institutes/Academies of Communication, Media Research; Community Radio groups; Press and Media, and broadcast equipment manufacturers.
The Summit would encourage regional and bilateral dialogue and cooperation to respond to challenges to the broadcasting sector in the region. It would provide a unique opportunity for broadcasters in the Asian region to share their thoughts on software and hardware aspects of Broadcasting. There are also opportunities for networking, facilities for business to business meetings and prospective translation of these meetings into trade and economic relations after the summit.