GMC 2023 to showcase media industry's next-gen tech, trends

<p>The inaugural Global Media Congress in Abu Dhabi, UAE <em>(File photo)</em></p>

The inaugural Global Media Congress in Abu Dhabi, UAE (File photo)

MANILA – Guests and participants of the Global Media Congress 2023 (GMC) will be in for a treat, as the ADNEC Group and the Emirates News Agency (WAM) have unveiled details of the highly anticipated 3-day event.

With the theme “Shaping the Future of the Media Industry", this year’s Congress will feature over 127 sessions, 27 workshops, six media labs and an array of other programs and exhibitions related to the future of the media sector.

Some of the key topics include the use of AI in media, Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR), and the prospect of the metaverse.

Discussions will center on innovation, media education, sports journalism, environmental journalism and the role of the youth.

Organized by the ADNEC Group, in partnership with WAM, the second edition of the GMC is slated from Nov. 14–16, 2023 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre in UAE.

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“We look forward to an exceptionally fruitful new edition of the Global Media Congress, which will be richer in content and more dynamic and global in terms of attendance and participation," said Humaid Matar Al Dhaheri, Managing Director and CEO of ADNEC Group.

Mohammed Jalal Al Rayssi, Director-General of WAM and chair of the Higher Organizing Committee for GMC, said the Congress will be "an occasion for participating media outlets to forge partnerships with their peers from across the world”.

Aside from the workshops, media roundtables and the conference proper, there will be an exhibition showcasing the latest technologies from leading brands, providing an opportunity for commercial deals between technology companies and media outlets.

More details of the event can be found at (PNA)