Integrate Middle East 2023 to congregate Pro AV Industry pioneers to spotlight key market trends
- Market reports indicate growth of Pro AV market at a CAGR of 7.9 per cent between 2022 and 2027.
- Industry thought leaders to highlight key topics including smart buildings, drive for sustainability, metaverse, phygital stores with XR and content-driven 3D advertising.
Dubai, Unites Arab Emirates, March 8, 2023: The debut edition of Integrate Middle East 2023 is set to provide the only platform for all professional audio-visual (Pro AV) and media industry thought leaders to contribute to the growth of the entertainment sector and several vertical markets in the UAE. Co-located with CABSAT, the long-running trade event for the media technology sector, the exhibition will spotlight the latest Pro AV technologies through demonstrations, educational sessions and discussion as well as inspire the professional community to adopt new trends in the sector.
Integrate Middle East 2023 is scheduled to be held from May 16 to 18, 2023 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. The event will gather industry thought leaders including Adrian Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief, DailyDOOH; Ravi Rao, Founding Partner & CEO, TurboStart; Keith Nielsen, Founder of Voodooh; Bartosz Jankowski, CEO, Behind the Stage; Jon Sidwick, President of Collabtech; Michael Panagiotakis, Event Director of Viola; Ralph Bejjani, Head of Production Calyx; and Elie Honain, CEO of Questamong other experts, who will share their insights on emerging trends and major issues prevalent in the sector.
According to a recent market report, *the Pro AV market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.9 per cent between 2022 and 2027, with the market size in the region, including Middle East and Africa region, estimated to increase by USD 113.26 billion. Additionally, **Data Bridge Industry Research’s report indicates that by 2029, the Middle East and Africa’s virtual reality market would be worth USD 33.29 billion, growing at a CAGR of 43.7 per cent. ***Data Bridge Market Research’s analysis on the Middle East and Africa smart home industry, presented a valuation of USD 6.40 billion in 2021 and is projected to reach USD 31.64 billion by 2029, growing at a CAGR of 16.80 per cent over the period. In this light, the summit’s agenda will highlight key topics including business-critical digital signage, phygital stores with XR, content-driven 3D advertising, remote delivery of events, new revenue streams unlocked by AV technologies and more.
Bartosz Jankowski, CEO, Behind the Stage said: “Concept, in my opinion, is king, and technology is an instrument for implementing bold and innovative ideas. We are highly optimistic that the inaugural edition of Integrate Middle East 2023 summit will present a range of novel opportunities to the AV and media technology community for long-term growth and development. Being involved in the development of Virtual Production in the United Arab Emirates, I look forward to sharing insightful information on the industry’s potential for growth in the region.”
Riju George, Group Director, Exhibitions, from organisers DWTC said: “We are delighted to host this regional platform in the UAE that will boost the Pro AV community with insights from industry thought leaders. Since the event is taking place in conjunction with CABSAT, we believe that it will further present significant opportunities for Pro AV tech leaders and integrated solution buyers to explore the market’s growth potential and promote the professional use of technology to enhance spaces and experiences across all vertical markets.”
Through this debut edition, Integrate Middle East will create a unique platform for technology leaders and integrated solution buyers from the intersecting worlds of education, media, entertainment, hospitality, retail and communication to help them leverage the vast potential of the evolving entertainment sector and other vertical markets.
Visitors at the event can explore products and solutions for digital signage, command and control rooms, live events and smart buildings from Pro AV technology providers across the globe. Integrate Middle East 2023 is anticipated to boost the region’s Pro AV technology sector with the help of innovative solutions from global leaders and offer insights on best practices and market trends.
*Technavio’s Market Insights Report
**Data Bridge Market Research
***Data Bridge Market Research
About Dubai World Trade Centre: With a vision to make Dubai the world’s leading destination for all major exhibitions, conferences and events, DWTC has evolved from being the regional forerunner of the fast-growing MICE industry into a multi-dimensional business catalyst, focusing on Venues, Events and Real Estate Management. Complementary to the primary service offerings are a range of value-added services from media/advertising, engineering and technical consultation and wedding planning, security services and an award-winning hospitality portfolio.
About Integrate Middle East: Integrate Middle East is a leading forum and sourcing platform for the global AV and Media Technology community that connects technology leaders with integrated solution buyers from the Education, Media, Entertainment, Hospitality, Retail, and Communication sectors. The platform provides an opportunity to expand businesses, gain access to cutting-edge solutions from the top broadcast, AV, and media technology providers worldwide, as well as discover the best practices established across markets. As an interactive platform for pro AV manufacturers and integrators, Integrate Middle East showcases a range of products and services, along with interactive learning zones, multi-conferencing demo areas, and smart home simulators.