DISCOP AFRICA 3
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DISCOP AFRICA is a hotel-based, 3-day, matchmaking and networking event promoting audiovisual content distribution, production and funding in Sub-Saharan Africa.
The third edition of DISCOP AFRICA will take place from Wednesday 24 to Friday 26 February at the PULLMAN TERANGA hotel in Dakar, Senegal.
This forthcoming DISCOP AFRICA will once again target Sub-Saharan African free and pay television platforms fueled by the joint effects of the rapid growth of digital television services, the proximity of the FIFA 2010 World Cup, which takes place this year in South-Africa, 300 million mobile users, and the first undersea fiber optic cable that went live in East Africa, marking the beginning of an era of faster and cheaper broadband connections.
Close to 150 qualified, decision-making, acquisitions, programming and business development executives cable and IPTV operators are expected to take part in DISCOP AFRICA in February, alongside close to 100 international suppliers of film, finished programs, formats and packaged TV channels.
Advertisers and their advertising agencies will also be attending DISCOP AFRICA, looking for branding and
All participants have access to a number of privileges, including:
The DISCOP AFRICA 3 program will be packed with conference sessions, professional workshops, and networking events. The key questions we will address at this edition will be:
|In addition, a series of 3 training and case-studies workshops specifically aimed at African audiovisual content producers will cover the marketing, funding and distribution of programs "MADE IN AFRICA."|
|FOCUS ON CAMEROON|
In our support and promotion of intra-regional business, we will use the occasion of each DISCOP AFRICA to introduce one country represented at our market. Cameroon will be put in the spotlight at DISCOP AFRICA 3 as we welcome broadcasters, producers, and advertisers from Cameroon to represent their country's dynamic audiovisual and advertising industries.
A limited number of EXHIBITS for vendors are also available inside the PULLMAN TERGANGA DAKAR hotel, including:
The costs of the EXHIBITS come in addition to the costs of the MARKET BADGES.
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DISCOP events target Central, Eastern Europe, Central Asia the Middle East and Africa since 1991 and after 15 years of operating independently, a partnership was entered with the Los-Angeles based National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE).
Over the last 4 years, following the fast-paced development of the regional television marketplaces covered by DISCOP events, the number of participants has grown by 81%
(*) The list of confirmed DISCOP AFRICA participants published online is updated daily and revalidated on a regular basis.
THE DISCOP AFRICA™ MARKET IS ORGANIZED BY BASIC LEAD
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