IABM Virtual Platform
Global lead generation and brand awareness 24/7
Provided FREE as part of YOUR IABM Membership ALL YEAR ROUND

Enhance and nurture relationships with current and potential customers/partners with the industry's go-to online resource to keep you visible

Brand Awareness | Thought Leadership | Lead Generation | Knowledge and Education

What is the IABM Virtual Platform?

This interactive online platform, accessible to the whole industry, gives a range of useful channels to ensure companies continue to generate and nurture good quality and actionable leads to help you grow potential relationships and partnerships in the absence of face-to-face meetings during these challenging times. 

Who uses the Platform?

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 and with the list of opted in end user contacts at IABM growing by the day, you need to be on this platform!

How much does it cost?

The features below are all available as part of your IABM membership at no extra charge.

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
Getting you in front of the right people at the right time

Brand Awareness

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Take part in Virtual Events

Submit speakers and panellists to showcase thought leadership


IABM is organizing an extensive series of BaM Online Summits™, Live Streams - virtual events around key industry themes – as well as a number of webinars over the coming months (find out more and view the calendar here.)

Using our On24 platform, there are a number of opportunities are also available for members to promote their brand during these events which allow fully customizable, branded digital wrappers for each event that can included hyperlinked content, useful related resources and much more. Click the button below to find out more.

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.

Future Trends Showcase

Call for presentations to prepare delegates for what’s next and beyond

The IABM Future Trends Showcase always hosts a packed agenda of presentations that explore up-and-coming technology and business trends and how they will segue from today’s environment. IABM Members can apply to take part free of charge.

This year the Future Trends Showcase will take place online with both live and on-demand content and related resources around key topics, giving presenting companies more opportunity to showcase their brand and their innovation.

As well as way-out-ahead topics, the programme will cover all the current hot trends, including (but not limited to):

Social Distancing Production Techniques

Immersive Media is here now!

Next Generation Audio


Innovative business models unlocked by cloud and other enabling technologies

New aspects of the media supply chain

Artificial Intelligence case studies

5G and media

Leveraging Social Media

Virtualisation and Containerisation

IoT - how does it affect our industry?

Applications for Blockchain

Targeted advertising


Multi-platform Techniques

IABM Virtual Product Showcase

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!

This page ise fully searchable around the IABM BaM Content Chain® and enables 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 product showcase

Shop window case study

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.

IABM TV 1-1 Interviews

As part of our series of "In Conversation With...", members can take part in 1-1 member interviews in our virtual TV studio free of charge as part of their membership.

These will be ongoing throughout 2020 and we will provide a link and file for the fully edited and branded video for you to use to promote your products and services. To request a slot, please click the button below.

Take a look at some of our recent interviews below (click here to view the full Knowledge Hub)

IABM TV Panels

We are inviting members to take part in virtual panel discussions which are delivered on-demand with topics based 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

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 with over 200 events already listed in the coming months.

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

Host webinars

Using our dynamic and engaging On24 platform, IABM Platinum and Gold members can host their own webinars in conjunction with IABM free of charge (for other members, there is a small investment required).

Gain exposure to over 101,000 website users across 210 countries. Our past webinars have received over 1,000 bookings, with over 3,000 people watching them on-demand.

Submit your on-demand content

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

  • Submit white papers, news stories, case studies and more by emailing marketing@theiabm.org

  • Apply to feature in one of our IABM Journal articles

  • 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

Be on #WebinarWednesday

Our weekly email roundup of the latest upcoming online events and webinars goes to over 20,000 opted in contacts, to submit your virtual event for inclusion, click here.

Knowledge & Education

Complimentary E-Learning Courses

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 unlimited complimentary places on the courses below.

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

IABM Virtual Event

Attend Virtual Events


IABM is organizing an extensive series of BaM Online Summits™ and Live Streams - virtual events around key industry themes – as well as a number of webinars over the coming months. These are all delivered on our On24 platform enabling delegates to interact with speakers and panellists, view slides and videos and much more. All events are made available on demand within 48 hours ensuring you never miss out!

You can find out more (including full agenda's), register your FREE place at all of these events and view on-demand content from past events here.

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.

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 Speakers

Use an IABM Executive to speak at or moderate panels 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. 

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.

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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.