The UAE has announced, 15 August, the launch of the first edition of the Global Media Congress (the Congress), to be held in Abu Dhabi from 15-17 November 2022. It will be organised by the Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) in a strategic partnership with the Emirates News Agency (WAM).
H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, deputy prime minister and minister of presidential affairs for the UAE, said: “the UAE is a global host and an efficient platform for the entire media sector because of its integrated digital infrastructure.”
The event will be attended by a range of media and global influencers, in addition to academics and youth groups. The Congress aims to enable media organisations to discuss partnership and co-operation agreements aimed at developing their messages to support communities through providing useful and credible content.
The Congress will also discuss several key topics, most notably digital communication, artificial intelligence, advanced technologies and innovation in the media sector. It will host specialist sessions covering journalism, radio, television, internet, social media and international influencers.
The event aims to serve as a platform for international companies interested in engaging in media markets in the Gulf region, the Middle East and North Africa.