AITEC Africa will hold its annual Broadcast, Film & Music Africa (BFMA) conference and expo at the Kenya National Theatre, Nairobi on November 23 – 24, 2016.
The two-day conference, to be held under the theme: “The digital edge: Explore, Encounter, Exchange” will enable attendees to network, learn and interact with other people in the Broadcast, Media, Film and Art industry.
With over a month still left to the event, those interested in speaking slots are required to fill in the Speaker participation forms from the event website and send it back to the organizer for review.
BFMA is renown business and technology event aimed to serve the creative content and electronic media industry through an integrated educational and marketing platform. The sixth conference in the series will provide a stock-taking opportunity for stakeholders in all three industries, and empower them with the knowledge and business contacts they need to build Africa’s electronic media future.
Just like in the previous sessions, the event will have a strong educational focus, with a range of conference sessions, training workshops, panel discussions and industry development forums.
The BFMA Expo will include the following specialised features: Animation pavilion; Kenyan film-makers pavilion and National pavilions for a range of countries, including South Africa, Uganda, Tanzania and Nigeria.
International development agencies working in the creative content and digital media sector are invited to contribute content for the event, use it as a platform to promote their own programmes and partner with AITEC to enhance its positive impact as a catalyst to develop the sector.
The BFMA conference is aimed at senior and middle managers of: TV and Radio broadcasters; pay TV companies using cable, IP-TV or satellite; international broadcasting services operating in Africa; TV, film and music production companies; animators and animation production companies; facilities providers including production equipment hire, post production and outside broadcast; donors, development agencies, NGOs and faith-based organisations active in media development projects; broadcasting and film equipment vendors and satellite capacity suppliers; advertising and marketing agencies; MNOs looking for convergence opportunities; library facilities for music, commercials and programmes; market research companies; regulators and policy-makers; journalists and analysts as well as industry associations.