E-RAMADAN CONTENT MARKET INAUGURAL EDITION ATTRACTS LARGE AUDIENCE
E-RAMADAN CONTENT MARKET, ORGANISED BY DICM, HAD MORE THAN 100 FIELD PROFESSIONALS FROM 60 COMPANIES AND 18 COUNTRIES VIRTUALLY
The first edition of Ramadan Content Market 2021 has come to an end. Titled as E-Ramadan Content Market (E-RCM) 2021 the online event was powered by DICM. The virtual event brought together global distributors, producers and buyers of drama, documentaries, animation, factual and formats programming for two days of personalised business meetings.
Companies such as Blue Media (Turkey), Baby Clay (Bahrain), and Toaster Productions (United Arab Emirates). E-RCM had a powerful buyers’ line-up and a large number of participants from countries beyond the region who are interested in acquiring content tailored for the Holy Month of Ramadan.
Some of the buyers included ATV, Kanal D and Semerkand TV from Turkey, Al Rai from Kuwait, Mi Media International from
Malaysia and SCTV from Indonesia, among a number of others.
One hundred field professionals, representing 60 companies from 18 countries, who took part in 150 successful meetings over the course of two days. In addition, attendees got the opportunity to screen over 20 new titles tailored for the Holy Month of Ramadan a month before the event through the organiser’s virtual platform “Content Business Hub”.
Commenting on their participation, Naufal Hilmy, acquisition manager at PT. Surya Citra Televisi said: “The ERamadan Content Market presents a great opportunity to meet distributors, especially for content suited for the Holy Month of Ramadan. Moreover, Ramadan is coming, which is the right time for us to find new programs specifically for the Ramadan season. This specific kind of market will help us find the programs we need more efficiently.”
Manal Saad, business development manager at Divine Touch Production said: “In this highly competitive and rapid industry it is important to connect to the right people, especially decision makers. E-RCM provided access to both buyers and sellers to e-meet key players.”