In collaboration with the Broadcasting Organisations Of Nigeria (BON) and MultiChoice Nigeria, Broadcast Media Africa recently convened a two-day summit on “Broadcasting And Digital Media Convention – Nigeria”.
The broadcasting convention aimed to address the crucial issues surrounding the broadcast media industry in Nigeria, around central themes such as broadcasting services, radio broadcasting for a digital environment, exploring regulatory regimes for a converged world, collaborations between broadcasting and telecoms sectors to deliver the future together, content development, production and distribution among other themes.
The summit met its aims and goals through measurable outcomes received from attendees and resource persons, collated from on-site feedback and responses from the survey conducted by BMA post the event. Furthermore, the event delivered on its promise to provide networking and business development opportunities for senior executives and professionals from TV, radio, film, music, advertising and new media platforms.
A statement from Mr Benjamin Pius, Publisher and CEO of Broadcast Media Africa, on the event’s success, commented that the gathering of key industry stakeholders from the West Africa region had accomplished its aim to exchange expertise whilst maintaining the key theme, “Bringing Society Together With Vibrant Digital Media Services”.
The key outcomes from the Broadcasting And Digital Media Convention – Nigeria are as follows:
(i) Collaborations and the sharing of experiences and plans will aid the nation in achieving its seamless and total digital migration target.
(ii) Broadcasters and media practitioners need to embrace the digital switchover and all challenges and triumphs that come with it.
(iii) There is a need to have further engagements to bridge the gap between industries
(iv) Systems and regulations must change to facilitate the digital transformation in broadcasting.
(v) The industry must work together to develop new approaches to incorporate digitally inclined people
(iv) The industry must acknowledge and assist with funding, especially for young producers.
To access detailed day proceedings, please click below:
- The Preliminary Summary Report (Click Here)