What are the IABM BaM Awards®?

The IABM BaM Awards® recognize outstanding technological innovations that deliver real business and creative benefits. The BaMs are the only truly independent technology awards in the industry, and are widely recognized as the gold standard for rewarding Broadcast and Media innovation.

'Any product that is recognized by the judging panel is not just an innovative solution, but is genuinely important to the market and sets the standard in its category.'

The IABM BaM Awards® return to the IBC Show 2023 in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Location - The Forum, IBC

Time - 6pm - Drinks Reception, 7pm - Awards Ceremony


BaM Awards 2023 at IBC 

Why should your company enter the BaMs?

  • Recognize and acknowledge the hard work of your team
  • Attract new business with industry recognition and exposure of your products, services and solutions excellence
  • Benchmark your innovation and creativity against industry peers
  • If shortlisted (or a winner!), use this for additional marketing opportunities
  • Boost your credibility - just being shortlisted is seen as a seal of approval

How to enter the IABM BaM Awards®?

Entry Guidelines

How to Submit a Winning Entry to the BaM Awards - Video Guide

Closing date for entries: 14 August 2023.

Winners to be announced on 16 September 2023.


The IABM BaM Awards


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