ERCM aims to connect content creators and distributors with platforms seeking top-notch Ramadan content. The fourth edition of the event attracted companies like beIN, Shahid, Studio 100 Media and Abacus Media Rights among others.
E-Ramadan Content Market (ERCM) held its annual two-day virtual platform from October 25 to 26, 2023, with participants from across the globe in attendance. The event facilitated more than 220 meetings between E-Sellers and E-Buyers, showcasing a wealth of exclusive content for the upcoming holy month of Ramadan.
With producers, distributors and service providers joining from MENA, Turkiye, Europe, and the Indian Sub-Continent, ERCM demonstrated its ability to reach and influence the global content industry. E-buyers from over 15 countries such as RTV Indonesia, Bahrain TV, beIN, Shahid, Viu, Menassati, and DM Don Square Entertainment, were able to meet key industry players like S Productions, Studio 100 Media, Abacus Media Rights, Antin TV, Toonz Animation, Blue Media, Afamia Production, Mako Kids, Rabee Alhajabed Art Production & Distribution and many more.
Speaking about the event, Shoaib Ahmed, CMO, Ingenuity Productions (Pakistan), said: “Returning for the second year in a row, the credit goes to the remarkable networking platform. A round of applause to their dedicated team for uniting an expansive international community of buyers and sellers on a single platform. E-Ramadan Content Market’s seamless online portal and effective technical support have simplified the process, facilitating connections with the right individuals and organisations. We look forward to continued success!”
Ihab El-Eraky, Scheduling Manager, Al Rai Media Group (Kuwait), remarked: “ERCM is a great opportunity for people in the media business to meet online without the hassle of leaving the office and getting to know more promising formats and titles for the purpose of licensing or production.”
Sama Moshgi, Head of Sales and Account Management, Dream Farm Studios (UK), commented: “Our experience with Ramadan Content Market was nothing short of outstanding. What stood out to us the most were the valuable connections we were able to foster, which we believe will be pivotal for our future endeavours. A special mention goes to the account managers and coordinators whose responsiveness and efficient follow-ups made the entire process seamless. The platform was user-friendly and intuitive, ensuring a smooth experience from start to finish. We look forward to participating again and recommend this platform to anyone looking to expand their network in the content industry.”
Rabee Alhajabed, Owner and General Manager of Rabee Alhajabed Art Production & Distribution FZE, (UAE), mentioned: “For the third year in a row, we participated in the E-Ramadan Content Market, which enabled us to strengthen our relationships with existing clients, and build new relationships with potential clients not only in the MENA region, but also in other foreign countries, discussing together possible collaborations in the near future regarding Arabic content and non-Arabic content for localisation.”
Refat Alsahab, Acquisition Manager, IEN TV (Saudi Arabia), stated: “Many thanks for your outstanding efforts in this year’s ERCM. The event was truly exceptional, boasting impeccable organisation and perfect timing. The participants actively engaged and contributed to its success.”