150 Virtual Meetings took place during the two days of the event.
The first edition of E-Ramadan Content Market- E-RCM concluded last week. The two-day virtual event witnessed participation from content sellers, content buyers, producers, directors, and content distributors from around the world, including Blue Media from Turkey, Baby Clay from Bahrain, and Toaster Productions from the United Arab Emirates, to name a few.
The event was a response to a need that was identified in the market and successfully fulfilled, witnessed a powerful buyers’ line-up, and attracted a large number of participants from countries beyond the region who are interested in acquiring content tailored for the Holy Month of Ramadan, such as ATV, Kanal D and Semerkand TV from Turkey, Al Rai from Kuwait, Mi Media International from Malaysia and SCTV from Indonesia, among others.
The first edition of the virtual event witnessed the participation of over 100 field professionals, representing 60 companies from 18 countries, who took part in 150 meetings over the course of 2 days. In addition, attendees got the opportunity to screen over 20 new titles tailored for the Holy Month of Ramadan a month before the event through the event’s virtual platform “Content Business Hub”.
Commented on the participation, Naufal Hilmy, Acquisition Manager at PT. Surya Citra Televisi said: “I think E- Ramadan Content Market presents a great opportunity to meet distributors, especially for content suited for the Holy Month of Ramadan. Moreover, Ramadan is coming, which is the right time for us to find new programmes specifically for the Ramadan season. This specific kind of market will help us find the programmes we need more efficiently.”
Manal Saad, Business Development Manager at Divine Touch Production added: “In this highly competitive and rapid industry, it is important to connect to the right people, especially decision-makers. E-Ramadan provided access to both buyers and sellers to e-meet key players in the industry. It could be your next right decision.”
Due to the unprecedented success and high demand, the event has witnessed, E-Ramadan Content Market will return in the same format on 11 – 12 January 2022, strategically organised to take place at the right time, which is 3 months before the Holy Month of Ramadan.
E-Ramadan Content Market is powered by DICM – Dubai International Content Market, which will take place on 24-25 November 2021 at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel- an event organised by INDEX Conferences & Exhibitions.