IABM Virtual Platform
The industry's go-to online resource to keep you visible to your customers across the globe 24/7

The IABM Virtual Platform gives the industry a raft of channels to keep the conversation going and promote themselves to the market through a single portal. This central hub for the Broadcast and Media industry is a constantly growing repository of the information that technology buyers need to continue to operate successfully during the coronavirus pandemic.

This Virtual Platform has been designed to help companies stand out from the digital noise and ensure that buyers’ eyes are on IABM members’ content, products and services. There are also opportunities for non-members to participate – and the whole virtual platform is, of course, wide open to technology buyers.

IABM's Global Reach

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BaM Online summits

IABM Online Events

IABM is busy organizing an extensive series of BaM Online Summits ™ - virtual events around key industry themes – as well as a number of other virtual events.

If you would like to request to take part in our online events as a panellist or a speaker, please click here and send us your details.

Our recent MENA focused online summit will be available on demand shortly. 

Next Online Event

Understanding the needs of Broadcast and Media Tech companies

8th April 2020 (3pm BST)
FREE for IABM Members and Buyers/Users of Broadcast & Media Equipment

Understanding the Needs of BaM Companies in Unprecedented Times

Powered by IABM data on the impact of Coronavirus on the business of media technology, this session will delve deep into the needs of broadcast and media companies during this unprecedented time. The focus will be on the strategic and practical implications of the Coronavirus crisis on media at the intersection of business, content and technology. Topics covered in the session include:

  • Business Impact of Coronavirus on Media Industry
  • Impact of Coronavirus on Media Technology Revenues & Investment
  • Content and Audience Trends at BaM Companies
  • Changing Risk Preferences & Business Continuity Measures
  • Major Technology Projects & Investment Priorities
  • Support needed from Suppliers
  • People & Algorithms
  • Creative Innovation & New Programming Formats at BaM Companies
Lorenzo Zanni, IABM

Lorenzo Zanni
Head of Insight & Analysis

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Carlos Queiroz TV Globo

Carlos Octavio Queiroz
Head of Architecture and Analytics
Globo in Brazil

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Tom Griffiths ITV

Tom Griffiths
Director of Technology - Content Supply & Distribution

IABM BaM Online Summit

BaM Online Summit™
Europe Focus
May 11

IABM BaM Online Summit

BaM Online Summit™
Streaming Media Focus
June 1

IABM BaM Online Summit

BaM Online Summit™
UK Focus
July 2

Members and approved Buyers of Broadcast & Media entertainment can register for these events free of charge and download the IABM Collaborate & Connect App (available in your App store) to network virtually with all the other delegates.

Collaborate and connect

Our Collaborate & Connect App available exclusively to members and buyers will be an invaluable networking tool that enables you to connect with buyers and suppliers without leaving your home or office and exchange virtual business cards. This app will be available to those who register for the IABM BaM Online Summit.

Opportunities are also available for members to promote their brand during these events. Click the button below to find out more.

IABM Virtual Product Showcase

IABM Virtual Product Showcase

Upload your new products and services to the IABM BaM Shop Window™ here and be part of a global search of over 10,000 queries a month from users across the globe who are searching for solutions!

Virtual product showcase

The BaM Shop Window™ provides a brand-new idea to offer the buyer a complete archive of products and services available across the broadcast industry. We’ve received around 1,000 searches each month which is a great amount of exposure. As Datavideo are providing turn-key solutions in live video production, The BaM Shop Window™ is definitely putting us in a very good position to show to buyers our complete solution.

This page will be fully searchable around the IABM BaM Content Chain® and will enable you to share video demos, white papers, technical specification documents and the ability for visitors to book online demos/meetings with you through email or online meeting software.

Submit the form below to get your company involved!

IABM Members will get a premium listing on the product showcase.

Virtual products - find out more

Business Continuity Resources

As global concern grows due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, organizations of all sizes in the Broadcast & Media industry are facing a number of challenges, from employee health and welfare to disrupted supply chains. IABM have collated regional resources, articles and news stories to help our members to prepare and execute a robust business continuity plan.

IABM TV 1-1 Interviews

IABM TV will be conducting 1-1 member interviews in a virtual environment free of charge as part of companies membership. These will take place in the 2nd week of April. To request a slot, please click the button below.

IABM TV Panels

We are inviting members to take part in virtual panel discussions around (but not limited to):

Live Production | E-Sports | UHD | Content consumption and monetization technology | Telecoms as content distributors | Cloud | OTT | Demystifying AI and ML | 5G | Streaming | Trends in satellite | Content localisation

Webinars with IABM

Tap into the latest updates and trends from your desk

We have a number of exciting and engaging webinars scheduled for the next few months with more online delivery scheduled. All of these webinars are free to attend and designed to keep you fully informed.

Our extensive webinar archive includes over 40 on-demand webinars covering a range of topics including IP Networks, Digital Darwinism, Compression, Cyber Security, Marketing, Sales and more.

For a small investment, we are offering our members the chance to host their own webinars in conjunction with IABM. Gain exposure to over 90,000 website users across 117 countries. Our past webinars have received over 1,000 bookings, with over 3,000 people watching them on-demand.

Upcoming Webinars include:

  • 8 April - Understanding the needs of Broadcast and Media Tech companies - Register here
  • 16 April - IABM/RISE Webinar: In conversation with Morwen Williams - Head of UK News Operations BBC - Register here
  • 7 May - Scale Up or Sell Up - Register here
  • 14 May - AI/ML in Content Monetization with Globo - Register here

IABM E-Learning

High quality, interactive online training, covering a wide range of relevant topics, at the click of a button.

These courses have been designed to provide companies of all types and sizes access to ensure employees are equipped with the appropriate industry knowledge.

IABM members are eligible for a limited number complimentary places (terms and conditions apply)

Available courses include (click the boxes below to find out more):

Virtual Events Calendar

IABM's Virtual Events Calendar is the central calendar for the industry to find out what's going on in the virtual world.

IABM members can submit their Virtual, Online or On Demand events to be included, by clicking the link below.

Virtual Press Page

IABM are working with PR agencies across the industry to provide an online repository of all the key news, virtual press conferences and releases.

IABM Business Intelligence

Data driven detailed research available at the click of a button.

Stay on top of the latest trends in the market with regular updates from the IABM Business Intelligence Unit with in-depth insight and analysis to keep you up to date with technology and business trends as they unfold including on demand interactive videos around the key topics and themes.

IABM Speakers

Use an IABM Executive to speak at your virtual events.

One of our experts can be provided for your online events or for interviews. This service is provided free for Gold and Platinum members and is chargeable to other membership levels.

IABM On Demand Content

A wealth of content at your fingertips

Stay on top of all the key trends and themes in the Broadcast & Media industry with over 2,000 unique pieces of content available FREE to IABM members including articles, white papers, case studies, video interviews, panel discussions and presentations covering a huge range of topics and themes to make sure you stay fully connected and informed. 

Got a good story to tell?

We are inviting members to put themselves forward to add content to our Knowledge Hub including:

  • Record presentations using our online platform

  • Take part in our online Future Trends Theatre by presenting or being part of discussions around the forward thinking solutions in Broadcast and Media

  • Take part in in-depth interviews

  • Send us on-demand content that we can host on the platform (with links back to your site or other related content). This can include video content, white papers, articles, case studies, on demand webinars and more

Some suggested pieces of content to get you started

How Coronavirus is impacting the media industry
The view from the front line

In this on demand webcast, IABM and the DPP collaborated to put together a programme of broadcasters, production companies and vendors to respond to the thirst for experience and knowledge regarding the impact of COVID-19 on the media industry.

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  • Peter White, CEO, IABM (Chair)

  • Adrienne Gormley, VP Global Customer Experience, and Head of EMEA, Dropbox

  • Maarten Vervaest, CEO, Limecraft

  • Jeff Rosica, CEO & President, Avid


  • Mark Harrison, Managing Director, The DPP (Chair)

  • Matt Westrup, VP Technology & Operations, A+E EMEA

  • Morwen Williams, Head of UK Operations, BBC News

  • Shane Warden, CTO, ATP Media 
Impact of Coronavirus

How the coronavirus outbreak is effecting the broadcast and media industry

The Covid-19 pandemic means almost a quarter of the world’s population is on lockdown. Here, IABM Head of Insight and Analysis Lorenzo Zanni looks at some of the effects on the media and broadcast industry.

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On demand webinar - How to do business in the MENA Region

This webinar, powered by IABM regional research, will look at major developments in the MENA Broadcast and Media market, focusing on the forces driving spending in the region and the most important priorities in the technology agenda.

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CDN Technologies in Different Live Streaming Scenarios

As live streaming scenarios become increasingly diversified, the world is pressing for fast development of video streaming technologies. In this blog, we will take a close look at the most popular live streaming scenarios and zero in on the CDN technology requirements associated with each of the scenarios.

Broadcast and media trends in 2020 – and how can IABM members help?

We spoke to 3 of our IABM Global Engaged Partners about the business and technology trends they foresees for 2020 and beyond, and how IABM members can help them stay ahead.

Carlos Miranda Matzumoto

Carlos Miranda Matzumoto
Chief Technology Officer
DISH Mexico

Carlos has valuable insights for how technology vendors can support DISH in this, and how he wants to partner in the coming years.

Carlos Octavio Queiroz
Head of Architecture and Analytics
Globo in Brazil

Carlos talks us through what’s top of his mind – and action list – for 2020 and beyond. How can IABM members support him as Globo transforms the way it operates in response to the move to direct-to-consumer (DTC)? Carlos’ insights and advice are well worth taking i

Tom Griffiths
Director of Technology - Content Supply & Distribution

Tom has plenty of insights on how the relationship between tech vendors and users is changing, and excellent advice for everyone on the supply side on what he’s looking for – and how he wants to partner in the coming years.

Make TV and ESL

Case study: Delivering live e-sports to global audiences in the cloud

Leading eSports business ESL and technology supplier Make.tv discuss how using the cloud is transforming live eSports production and distribution.

Innovators panel

Innovators' panel: creating new products and business models

A panel of innovators in media products, revenue, content, business models and technology explain how they make innovation happen.

Conde Nast

Building digital consumer products to maximise consumer engagement

Emmy award-nominated digital product specialist Navin Rizwi sets out what it means to build digital media products that engage effectively with consumers.