UAE to launch Global Media Congress in 2022

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Abu Dhabi, Aug. 15 (BNA): A major media event that will focus on digital communication, artificial intelligence, advanced technologies and innovation in the media sector will be held in the UAE Abu Dhabi next year.


Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs His Highness Shaikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan said that the Global Media Congress would be "an exceptional platform" for the media sector.

The first edition of the congress, to be held in Abu Dhabi on November 15-17, 2022, will include a media conference and an exhibition that will enable various media organisations to discuss partnership and cooperation agreements aimed at developing their messages that will serve humanity and support communities through providing useful and credible content.


The UAE is a "global host and an efficient platform for the entire media sector because of its integrated digital infrastructure," Shaikh Mansour said.


It also has a supportive legal and legislative environment, as well as attractive living standards for all nationalities and international companies in the media and cultural industries, as directed by President HH Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, HH Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai and HH Shaikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, he added.


The Global Media Congress will be organized by the Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) in a strategic partnership with the Emirates News Agency (WAM).


The event, to be attended by media leaders and global influencers, in addition to academics and students, will discuss several key topics, mainly 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 will serve as a platform for international companies interested in engaging in media markets in the Gulf region, the Middle East and North Africa.