Launch of the first edition of the Global Media Congress
The inaugural edition of the Global Media Congress is about to begin.
Dubai (UAE): Under the patronage of Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Presidential Court, the first edition of the Global Media Congress 2022 kicked off in Abu Dhabi, with the theme “Shaping the Future of the Future.” Media Industry”. The event welcomed the participation of over 1,200 media sector leaders and pioneers, experts, influencers, experts and intellectuals from six continents.
The opening ceremony of the Global Media Congress was attended by the Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology, Dr. Sultan bin Ahmed Al Jaber. Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al-Zayoudi, Minister of State for Foreign Trade; Shama bint Sohail bin Fares al-Mazravi, Minister of State for Youth Affairs; Dr. Ramadan bin Abdullah Al Nuaimi, Minister of Information Affairs in the Kingdom of Bahrain; His Excellency Ahmed Afif, Vice President of the Republic of Seychelles; Mona Ghanim Al Marri, President of the Dubai Press Club; and Emirates News Agency (WAM) Director General Mohammad Jalal Al Raisi besides 12 ministers from different countries and more than 35 ambassadors to the UAE.
Somalia’s Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism Chief Minister Usman Abukar Dube also attended the event. Waleed Ammar Alfi, Minister of State for Communications and Political Affairs of Libya; Monica Mtsangwa, Zimbabwe’s Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting; Guy Ahmed, Minister of Justice of Comoros; Muhammad Idris, Minister of Information of Ethiopia; Honorable Babacar Diagon, President of the Audiovisual Regulation Council of Senegal.
The opening ceremony, which was organized by ADNEC Group in collaboration with the Emirates News Agency (WAM), began with the UAE National Anthem. Shama bint Sohail Fares Al Mazroui, Minister of State for Youth Affairs, also gave a speech, followed by the first Metaverse media interview and an interactive art performance about the future.
WAM Director General Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan said in a speech on his behalf: “The UAE, under the leadership of UAE President Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, is a state of the future. Different Focuses on the continuous launch of world-class strategic initiatives and projects across sectors and sectors. The UAE has been able to reach out to the world through its influential national media system to create credible and high-quality media content. Apply creativity, innovation and modern technology.
“Our national media is witnessing sustainable growth that is in line with the vision of our wise leadership and supports the direction of the UAE for the next fifty years. Over the past decades, the UAE has developed a media system that has been successful in being at the forefront of the regional and global scene and has become a catalyst for achieving development and spreading the values of tolerance, coexistence and peace.
“The Global Media Congress, which brings together media leaders, experts and professionals in the field, is the result of the UAE’s efforts to build an exceptional environment characterized by flexibility and competitiveness and a modern based on digital infrastructure. This in turn cements its position as a global hub and destination that embraces talent, creators and influencers in the field of media and social communication, especially in the fast-paced changes and In light of digital transformation, he added.
The Global Media Congress includes a conference and exhibition, which provides an inspiring platform to learn about the media industry and understand the future vision for the sector, which is an important catalyst for sustainable development. has become
The global event attracts more than 200 CEOs and includes more than 30 dialogue sessions and more than 40 workshops, featuring more than 162 distinguished international speakers. In addition, more than 193 prominent media organizations and companies from 42 countries will participate in the exhibition, where they will highlight the latest global technologies specializing in this important sector.
The first edition of the Global Media Congress will also feature a number of first-of-its-kind events in the Middle East, including the Global Buyer Program, a unique opportunity to bring together prominent buyers and suppliers from around the world to exhibit. The platform provides. The best technology, services and knowledge in the field of media.
The Congress will feature six major initiatives, including the Live Shows Platform, the Global Program to Empower Young Media Professionals, the Future Media Lab, the Innovation Platform, the Global Buyer Program, and a special session on the role of media in building culture. included. Tolerance in human societies
This year’s congress focuses on a number of themes, topics and key issues, including digital communication, the impact of artificial intelligence on contemporary media, and the integration of modern technologies and innovations in the media sector.
The event will consist of a series of talks, innovation launches, interactive workshops, and discussion sessions. This is in addition to dedicating several areas for meetings with various participants at the event, which will also include a set of special sessions in the fields of press, radio, television, internet, social media and global influence. . . The Congress will also feature 30 dialogue sessions, highlighting digital technologies, artificial intelligence, cutting-edge technologies, and innovation.