201Welcome to the calendar of media events throughout the world, curated by the Association for International Broadcasting.Click on a month to the events in that month, or simply scroll down to see all events in 2016. 

AIB and AIB partner events are highlighted throughout the calendar.  

If you want to see last year’s calendar of media events, click here.

For the 2017 calendar click here

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April            May            June

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October          November          December

January 2016

2016 International CES, 6-9th January 2016, Las Vegas, USA

DLD Conference, 17-19th January 2016, Munich, Germany | AIB was here

CSTB, 26-28th January 2016, Crocus Exhibition Centre, Moscow, Russia

Salon de la Radio, 31st January – 2nd February 2016


February 2016

Kidscreen Summit, 8-11th February 2016, Intercontinental, Miami, Florida, USA

Integrated Systems Europe, 9-12th February 2016, Amsterdam RAI, Netherlands

Broadcast Awards, 10th February 2016, Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane, London, UK

EBU Digital Radio Summit, 10th February 2016, Geneva, Switzerland

World Radio Day, 13th February

GSMA Mobile World Congress, 22nd-25th March 2016, Barcelona, Spain

BVE (Broadcast Video Expo), 23rd-25th February 2016, ExCel, London

#SMWF, 28th February – 1st March 2016, Singapore

ABU Digital Broadcasting Symposium, 29th February – 3rd March 2016, Hotel Istana, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


March 2016

Internet World, 1st-2nd March 2016, Munich, Germany

Satellite 2016, 7-10th March 2016, Gaylord National Convention Center, National Harbour, MD, USA

CABSAT, 8-10th March 2016, Dubai World Trade Centre, UAE

Radiodays Europe, 13-15th March 2016, Le Palais des Congrès de Paris, France

CeBIT, 14-18th March 2016, Hanover Exhibition Grounds, Germany

SXSW, 13th-22nd March 2016, Austin, Texas, USA

Elenos Day, 16th March 2016, Monarch Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya

World Media Summit 2016, 20th-21st March 2016, Doha, Qatar | AIB was here

Festival of Media Asia Pacific, 20th-22nd March 2016, The Capella, Singapore

Guardian Changing Media Summit 201623rd-24th March 2016, London, UK

DVB World,  March 2016, Copenhagen, Denmark

FICCI-Frames, 30th March – 1st April 2016, Mumbai, India

CCBN, CIEC, Beijing, China


April 2016

AIBs 2016 open for entry, 1st April 2016

Apps World North America, April 2016, Mosone Center West, San Francisco, USA

MIPTV, 4-7th April 2016, Palais des Festivals, Cannes, France | AIB was here

Musikmesse, 7-10th April 2016, Frankfurt, Germany

Broadband TV Connect Asia, 12th-13th April 2016, Jakarta, Indonesia

FT Digital Media Summit. 12th-13th April 2016, London, UK

#SMWF, 13th-14th April 2016, Amsterdam

NAB Show, 16th-21st April 2016, Las Vegas, USA | AIB was here

XIII Eurasian Media Forum, 20th-22nd April 2016

tv Connect, 26-28th April 2016, ExCel, London | AIB will be here

Asia Pacific Video Operators Summit, APOS, 26-28th April 2016, Bali, Indonesia

RadioAsia2016, Beijing, China

Poznan Media Expo, 25-28th April 2016, Poznan, Poland

SVIAZ/Expo Comm, 26-29th April 2016, IEC Expocentre, Moscow, Russia

IPI World Congress, 30th April – 3rd May 2016, Doha, Qatar

Hot Docs – Canadian International Documentary Festival, 28th April-8th May 2016, Toronto, Canada


May 2016

Media Convention Berlin, 2-3 May 2016

CeBIT Australia, 2nd-4th May 2016, Sydney Olympic Park, Australia

PALME Middle East, 9-11th May 2016, Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre

Nordic Media Festival, 11th-13th May 2016, Bergen, Norway

INTX-The Internet & Television EXPO, 16-18th May 2016, Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Boston, USA

Women in Industry Forum, 23 May 2016, St Regis, Corniche, Abu Dhabi

Asia Media Summit, 24th-26th May 2016, Seoul, Korea

KOBA , 24th-27th May 2016, COEX, Seoul, Korea

Next Web Conference, 26th-27th May 2016, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Palmexpo 2016, 26th-28th May 2016, Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai, India

Broadcast Asia, 31st May-3rd June 2016, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

CommunicAsia2016, 31st may-3rd June 2016, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore


June 2016

Digiworld Future 2016, 2nd June 2016, 81 Newgate Street, London AIB will be here

MEDIAMIX SEE 2016, 3rd-4th June 2016, Thessaloniki, Greece, Port Doc-1

RDS Forum, 13th-14th June 2016,  Hotel Victoria in Glion/Montreux, Switzerland

InfoComm 2016, 4-10th June 2016, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

ANGAcom, 7-9th June 2016, Cologne, Germany

Sheffield Doc Fest, 10th-15th June 2016, Sheffield, UK

Festival de Télévision de Monte-Carlo, 12-16th June 2016

Media-Tech Conference, 14th June 2016,  Mövenpick Hotel, Hamburg, Germany

Global Media Forum, 13th-15th June 2016, Bonn, Germany | AIB was in attendance

DLD Summer 16, 16th-17th June 2016, Munich, Germany

Media 2016, 16th-18th June 2016, Miami Airport Convention Center, USA

#DMWF London, 20th-21st June 2016, The Brewery, London

Smart Home World Summit, 21st-22nd June 2016, Olympia, London

Cloud World Forum, 21st – 22nd June 2016, Olympia, London

HAM Radio, 24-26th June 2016, Friedrichshafen, Germany

TVBEurope 2020, 28th June 2016, BAFTA, 195 Piccadilly, London | AIB will be here

Business&Climate Summit 2016, 28-29 June 2016, Guildhall, London | AIB will be here

Midem, 28th June – 1st July 2016, Palais des Festivals, Cannes, France

Mobile World Congress Shanghai, 29th June – 1st July 2016, Shanghai

AIBs 2016, closing date for entries, 30th June 2016


July 2016

Network Under the Stars, 7th July 2016, Olympia, London

Vietnam iCT Comm 2016, 20th-22nd July 2016, Hanoi International Exhibition Center, Vietnam


August 2016

The Edinburgh International Television Festival, 24-26th August 2016, Edinburgh

Broadcast Indonesia, 31st August – 3rd September 2016, Jakarta International Expo, Indonesia



September 2016

DLD Europe 16, 5th September 2016, Brussels, Belgium

IFA, 2nd-7th September 2016, Berlin, Germany

Westminster Media Forum, 13th September 2016, Central London, UK

dmexco, 14th-15th September 2016, Cologne, Germany

Radio Show, 21st-23rd September 2016, Nashville, USA

The Radio Festival 2016, The British Library, London, UK


October 2016

AIB Cyber Security Working Group, 5 October 2016

Festival of Media, LATAM, 5th-7th October 2016, Miami, USA

#DMWF New York, 18th – 19th October, Metropolitan West, New York

MIPCOM, 17th-20th October 2016, Cannes, France

Broadcast India Show, 20th-22nd October 2016, Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai, India

IBC Content Everywhere MENA, 31st October to 2nd November 2016, Madinat, Jumeirah, Dubai


November 2016

AIBs 2016 awards night, 2nd November, LSO St Lukes, London

#iamabroadcaster The AIBs 2016 Masterclass, 3 November, London

United States presidential election, 8th November 2016

ITU Telecom World, 14-17th November 2016, Bangkok, Thailand

TV Connect Africa, 15th-17th November, Cape Town, South Africa

DigiWorld Summit, 15th-17th November 2016, Le Corum, Montpellier, France

SABA 4th Africa and Digitalization Conference, 24th-26th November 2016, Maputo, Mozambique

The Open Mobile Summit 2016, 29th-30th November 2016, Mission Bay Conference Center, San Francisco, USA


December 2016

register-here#iamabroadcaster Technology Masterclass, 1 December, Radisson Blu Edwardian Hotel, London Heathrow

IABM Annual International Business Conference and Awards, 1st-2nd December 2016, Radisson Blu Edwardian Hotel, London, UK

Virtual Reality Creative Summit, 6th December 2016, Picurehouse Central, London, UK

Africa Technology Summit, 6th-7th December 2016, Lagos, Nigeria

The future for UK public service media: investment in content, remit delivery and policy options, 13th December 2016, Central London

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