Online Registration Extended

The deadline for online registration to the Asia Media Summit is now officially extended to Thursday, 30 April 2015. More

Demand for Creative Content

Dato’ Jailani Johari, Honourable Deputy Minister of Communications and Multimedia Malaysia, has urged broadcasters to be open and present non traditional approaches based on best experiences of their home regions in providing training to meet the demand for creative content. More

AIBD Appoints New Director
AIBD is pleased to announce that Mr. Chang Jin from China has been appointed as Director of AIBD on 15 January 2015. The interview panel met in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to finalise the decision after an extended short-listing process and lengthy deliberation. More
Thailand to Host GC 2015
AIBD Deputy Director Mr. Marcel Gomez paid an official visit to Chiang Mai, Thailand from 25 to 28 November 2014 for a site inspection and successful preparations for the 41st Annual Gathering / 14th AIBD General Conference & Associated Meetings, to be hosted by the Government Public Relations Department (PRD), Thailand from 18 to 20 August 2015. More
Regional Workshop on TOT

Newsreaders who take too many breaths, or mispronounce names and places. Location radio reports lacking a sense of place. Poor balance and feedback in a PA system. Insensitive questions to natural disaster victims. And figuring out what to trust—and what not to—when using social media as a news source. More

World TV Awards - Call for Entry

AIBD in collaboration with its global partners presents the World Television Awards 2015. The World TV Awards are open to all broadcasters in Asia, Pacific, Europe, Africa, and North & South America from public, private sector and freelance producers. More


AIBD in collaboration with its partners and international organizations is organizing the Asia Media Summit (AMS). The conference provides a unique opportunity for broadcasters in the region to share their thoughts on Broadcasting and Information.

Decision makers, media professionals, scholars, and stakeholders of news and programming from Asia, Pacific, Africa, Europe, Middle East and North America attended this annual conference. Almost all regional and International Broadcasting Unions and Associations support the AMS.


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We have the pleasure of welcoming all media professionals to the Asia Media Summit.

Laura-May Coope, Co-founder and Manager of Social Life, BBC, United Kingdom, urged radio broadcasters to  derive maximum benefits from social media by inviting their listeners and fans in making them feel special and valued, creating emotional connections, and offering them rewards.

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Dato’ Sri Ahmad Shabery Cheek, Minister of Communications and Multimedia of Malaysia, raised the possibility that  viewers might stop watching TV in the traditional sense unless broadcasters dealt seriously with new trends impacting their industry, among them; the rising popularity of over-the-top or OTT services, the reach and influence of  social media, and evolving media consumption behaviour.

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Transition to DTTB services is a complex process yet necessary for broadcasters to remain in business in the longer term. Broadcasters who delay digital switchover transition will lead to increased costs and loss of revenues.

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The 12th Asia Media Summit formally opened on 26 May 2015 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, focused on the important role social media plays in transforming broadcasting into a stronger platform fit for now and the future

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