PitchFest is said to be a unique platform to contribute to the growth of creative entrepreneurship within the Media and Entertainment industry in the MENA region.

The fest is being held under the first edition of the Media and Entertainment Investment Forum which will be held in Dubai at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in the Dubai International Financial Centre, on 3-4, April 2018.

“The OMNES PitchFest is our programme of business growth opportunities and experiences for entrepreneurs and small business owners within the Media and Entertainment industry. We in BASMA Media will be the premier supporters for innovative ideas in areas of media, social media, smartphone apps, e-solutions, and many others, that will see the light during the forum in line with our plans aimed at supporting the youth and promoting their initiatives and projects,” said Nasser Al Sarami, Chief Executive Officer, BASMA Media.

The Media and Entertainment Investment Forum will witness a diverse programme of panel discussions and keynote speeches covering the latest and most controversial challenges and trends. It aims to attract, not only media and entertainment experts, but also luminaries in the field and industry thought leaders.

“The Forum will provide ample opportunities for all participants, including industry leaders and investors, to unveil their future business ventures. Therefore, we invite all parties interested to connect with us at this Forum where the worlds of Media, Entertainment, and Investment intersect. The invitation is extended to our ambitious youth to promote their new innovative ideas and businesses as well as to all investors and entrepreneurs willing to take their business to the next level,” said Mr Al Sarami.

The Forum’s provisional agenda includes a wide range of keynote speeches and topics, including the Future of Media and Entertainment; Evolution of Video, Gaming and Content; Content, Creativity and Storytelling; The 21st Century Media Agency: Models and Innovations; Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning in Media and Entertainment; Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR); The Ultimate Experiential Journey; Optimising Data for the Media and Entertainment Industry; How Can New Media and Entertainment Transform, Impact, and Contribute to a Sustainable Future?; and, Driving Innovation Through Leadership, Diversity, and Corporate Social Responsibility.

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