BroadcastAsia postponed

We are sad to see that the impact of coronavirus COVID-19 has meant another key show for our industry has had to be postponed – the ConnecTechAsia event in Singapore scheduled for June. Recognised by many as the third show behind IBC and NAB, ConnecTechAsia, situated in an area identified as a COVID -19 hotspot, […]

IBC 2020 cancelled

There will be no IBC in 2020. The organisation has announced that, regretfully, the Covid-19 crisis has led it to the conclusion there is no viably safe way to hold the event. Although the RAI had said it is opening and can manage social distancing, continuing restrictions on travel – including quarantines for returning visitors […]


For two decades now, the IBC Innovation Awards have recognised collaborative and innovative work which has proved transformative in the world of media. Last year, the IBC Awards programme added two more major honours: the Young Pioneer Award and the Social Impact Award. IBC has now opened its call for nominations for these awards. The […]

MWC refunds: no cash if you cancelled

The GSMA has outlined the financial compensation package for the cancellation of MWC Barcelona 2020 due to coronavirus. Companies are eligible for credit towards future events or a partial cash refund – but only if they weren’t among those that dropped out before the show was officially cancelled. Smaller exhibitors are being offered a full […]

NAB 21 bites the dust

The NAB show, due to be held in Las Vegas next month, has been abandoned due to the ongoing Covid situation. The organisers had been confident of holding the event, normally on in April, this autumn but travel restrictions imposed by the US and a reluctance among clients to attend have seen them withdraw. NAB […]

New date for SportsPro live

After a challenging few weeks for the sports industry, SportsPro are delighted to announce that its flagship event, SportsPro Live, has been rescheduled for September 17th and 18th 2020. In a statement, the organisers said: “We can’t wait to reconnect (in person!) with the entire sports business network, at our official venues across the Queen […]

No ANGA COM in 2020

This year’s ANGA COM Exhibition & Conference has been cancelled. The event was scheduled to start on May 12th, but has predictably become another victim of the Coronavirus outbreak. In a statement, the orgainsers said: “Unfortunately, we have to inform you today that ANGA COM Exhibition & Conference cannot take place as planned mid-May but […]

Ultra HD Forum tracks 150 commercial UHD services

In what would have been the week of Ultra HD Forum’s fifth NAB, the non-profit UHD advocate has shared some encouraging findings from its all-new UHD Service Tracker. The Forum is also releasing V2.3 of its Guidelines, which have become an essential resource for UHD purveyors and observers alike. Now tracking 150 commercial consumer-facing Ultra […]