Emirates News Agency – The 2nd GMC will bring together a variety of media figures, showcase the latest technologies and feature lively discussions on the future of the industry.

Emirates News Agency – The 2nd GMC will bring together a variety of media figures, showcase the latest technologies and feature lively discussions on the future of the industry.


Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC) and Emirates News Agency (WAM) announced that the 2nd Global Media Congress (GMC), scheduled for 14-16 November 2023, will include a total of 127 sessions, 27 workshops , 6 media labs and many more. It will have various other programs and exhibitions and will focus on the most current issues regarding the future of the media industry.

Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Vice President, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Presidential Court, the 3-day GMC is organized by the ADNEC Group at ADNEC in strategic partnership with WAM.

Under the slogan “Shaping the Future of the Media Industry”, the conference will have a 3-day conference with more than 30 sessions where leading media leaders and academics from around the world will discuss important issues related to the industry. The main topics to be discussed this year include creativity, media education, sports journalism, environmental journalism and the role of young people. Sessions on hot topics such as AI in the media, AR and VR covering international sporting events, metadata expectations, development journalism and the importance of close collaboration between the media industry, media schools and major technology companies will serve as live platforms where industry leaders. it can provide insights and predictions of the future.

Exhibitions accompanying the conference will showcase the latest technologies from leading media-related brands and startups, as well as provide an opportunity for business deals between technology companies and media organizations.

Mohammed Celal El Reisi, Director General of WAM and Chairman of the GMC High Organizing Committee, confirmed that the event will bring together a large number of journalists from all over the world and said, “Detailed discussions at the forum will reveal new ideas about the direction of the day of the future of the news industry In a world that is more connected than ever, this “It will also be an opportunity for participating news organizations to build partnerships with their peers from around the world.” he says.

El Reisi emphasized that the events that make up the conference, such as discussions, exhibitions, launch platforms, live platforms and media labs, have many elements that will take the event to the level of a unique media conference that is going far beyond exchange. thoughts.

Humaid Matar El Dhaheri, Managing Director and CEO of ADNEC Group, said: “We are looking forward to a new version of GMC with incredible productivity, which will be more content, stronger and more global in terms of cooperation and participation. ADNEC Group will unite event in Abu Dhabi’s impressive international calendar of events “He spared no effort to make it a valuable contribution. We also hope that the event will lead to the emergence of new and fruitful collaborations between key media players in different regions of the world.”

“It will be a special advantage that we will bring together a group of top social media influencers in the region at the event. No media discussion would be complete without an in-depth look at social media platforms. What’s more, circles, production and advertising, media training news, podcasts will be held on the sidelines of the event. “It will be a forum for in-depth exchange of ideas on various media-related issues, etc.,” he said.

Translator: Esmeralda Angun.