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December 4, 2013
Ann Marie Cumming
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NAB Show to Partner with Dubai World Trade Center on CABSAT Conference

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- NAB Show and the Dubai World Trade Center (DWTC) announced they will partner to produce the 2014 CABSAT Conference. Celebrating its 20th anniversary, CABSAT is the region's leading annual event focusing on the broadcast, satellite and broader media industry. The two-day conference, to be held March 11-12, 2014 at the Dubai World Trade Center, attracts attendees from the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) who are actively engaged in the creation, management and delivery of entertainment and news content.

CABSAT 2014 will bring together visitors from 110 countries and more than 900 exhibitors for a three-day event combining all aspects of the broader media and satellite spheres including: acquisition and production, pro/broadcast audio, management systems, post-production, content and communication, distribution and delivery and connected devices.

The CABSAT Conference, in partnership with NAB Show, will feature daily keynotes, a state-of-the-industry report, technical programs and panel discussions focusing on the rapid changes and emerging technology and business trends in broadcasting. Sessions will also address the global transition to digital broadcasting, how these developments affect the digital media and entertainment landscape, and how to monetize multi-platform services.

This collaboration enhances the CABSAT event and enables NAB Show stakeholders to explore new business opportunities throughout the world where new media technologies and digital solutions are being embraced.

"We are pleased to partner with DWTC/CABSAT to bring some of the world-class education we offer at the annual NAB Show to this region of the world," said Chris Brown, executive vice president, Conventions and Business Operations at NAB. "In partnering with leading events such as this, we seek to support innovation and growth in media and entertainment and to contribute to a global dialogue that emanates from the broader international media community that gathers annually at NAB Show."

"This new collaboration underscores CABSAT's 20-year commitment to deliver the greatest return on investment for our global exhibiting communities and increase their engagement with MEASA's leading decision-makers in the creation, management and delivery of entertainment and news content," said Trixie LohMirmand, senior vice president, Exhibitions & Events Management, DWTC, organizer of CABSAT.

CABSAT 2014, owned and operated by the Dubai World Trade Center, will celebrate its 20th anniversary in 2014. The trade show highlights current activity, growth and changes in the media and broadcast industry in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia regions. It also provides updates on global changes and opportunities in the industry.

To register for CABSAT 2014, which is strictly for trade and business only, visit the show's website at:

About NAB Show
NAB Show, held April 5-10, 2014 in Las Vegas, is the world's largest electronic media show covering filmed entertainment and the development, management and delivery of content across all mediums. With more than 93,000 attendees from 156 countries and 1,550+ exhibitors, NAB Show is the ultimate marketplace for digital media and entertainment. From creation to consumption, across multiple platforms and countless nationalities, NAB Show is home to the solutions that transcend traditional broadcasting and embrace content delivery to new screens in new ways. Complete details are available at

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