The International Trade Association for the Broadcast & Media Industry

As the authoritative voice for the Broadcast & Media industry, IABM facilitates the all-important networking and interaction that shape and define the unique ecosystem of the Broadcast and Media technology industry. We ensure that our members are kept informed, by providing an infrastructure of services and facilities to encourage discussion and collaboration across the whole BaM supply chain.

Representing the leading technology suppliers in the Broadcast and Media industry through...

Media Tech Intelligence

IABM are the leading provider of data, research and business intelligence reports in the Broadcast and Media technology sector.


A goldmine of industry insights and learning, our Knowledge Hub includes the industry's most comprehensive range of video and written resources.


Through networking events across the world, IABM facilitates collaboration between suppliers and buyers/users of technology.


Whether you are looking to build your network of contacts or stay on top of the latest industry trends, we have an event for you!

Tradeshow Support

We help our members make the most out of attending shows with member lounges, discounts, meeting facilities and much more available around the world.


IABM technical representatives play prominent roles on standards and technology bodies worldwide, reporting back to members via regular reports.

Skills & Education

As one of the leading providers of CPD in the industry, we offer a wide range of training and educational services including bespoke face to face and e-learning.


Through IABM TV and our digital platforms, we help members promote themselves to the wider industry with over 10,000 visitors from 100 countries per month.

"Working closely with IABM allows us to prepare our customers for the emerging future of the Broadcast and Media industry and make them aware of the new and very fundamental challenges they are bound to encounter."
Ben Vandenberghe, Skyline Communications

"As we know, the broadcast industry has been undergoing a fundamental and very disruptive change that is affecting the whole value chain, from broadcasters and service providers to suppliers. IABM plays a key role in helping its members navigate through that change."
Geir Bryn-Jensen, Nevion

Valuable resources at your fingertips


Being a registered user of the website opens up a wide range of valuable content including white papers, articles, videos, webinars and much more (registration is FREE and open to anyone in the industry). It also means we can keep you up to date as new content relevant to your interests is published; you can of course simply unsubscribe or update your preferences at any time by simply heading to your "MyIABM" area once you have logged in.

IABM Media Tech Intelligence
Data-driven insights on the business of media technology

IABM are the leading provider of data, research and business intelligence reports in the broadcast and media technology sector. Our wide range of business-enhancing reports includes:


Media Tech Intelligence Briefing: ​Content Infrastructure & Storage

This briefing analyzes high-level investment trends in content infrastructure and storage. The acceleration in media technology transitions such as the move to remote production models and the migration to cloud operating platforms is putting functions such as infrastructure and storage in the spotlight.

Journal - Issue 117

Journal is the IABM Magazine released every quarter that covers hot topics within the industry. It is distributed at major shows, posted to IABM members and posted online for all members to view. 

​Media Tech Intelligence Briefing: Global Chip Shortage

IABM conducted a poll on component shortages in April 2021 to measure the impact of COVID-19 on the media technology industry. The poll’s findings show that this is a serious issue for most media technology suppliers, and it is a global problem.

IABM BaM Content Chain®: from Creator to Consumer

IABM’s industry model – The BaM Content Chain® is designed to model the new structure of the broadcast and media industry and provide a flexible, extensible model to accommodate the fast-changing business environment. The BaM Content Chain® will thus prove invaluable to technology buyers, users and vendors alike to adopt the most creative and efficient operational processes and choose the best tools and technology.

The industry model is mirrored in the BaM™ Shop Window - the industry's most comprehensive one-stop shop for technology buyers - searched 10,000+ times a month by customers looking for solutions.

IABM BaM Content Chain


In these challenging times where face-to-face meetings and events are limited for the foreseeable future, IABM has developed a series of virtual benefits to help not just our members but the whole industry. The industry's go-to online resource, IABM Online is designed to keep you visible to your customers and ensure people are talking about you even when you are not in the room!

IABM Membership Applications

The following companies have applied for membership of IABM and has been assessed against the relevant membership criteria. If anyone is aware of information that would affect the membership recommendation below please email membership@theiabm.org