Preparations for the 38th Annual Gathering and 11th AIBD General Conference & Associated Meetings are in full swing. The GC 2012 will be held in Kathmandu, Nepal from July 25-27, 2012, hosted by Nepal Television and Radio Nepal.
AIBD, together with our host organizations - Nepal Television and Radio Nepal, are pleased to invite AIBD members and partners to the 38th Annual Gathering / 11th AIBD General Conference & Associated Meetings, to be held from July 25 - 27, 2012 in Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal.
The Asian Media Information and Communication Centre (AMIC) held its 21st Annual Conference in conjunction with its 40th Anniversary, celebrating its achievements with the conference theme “Forty years of Media and Communication in Asia: Retrospect, Introspect and Prospects ” which was held in partnership with University Teknologi Mara (UiTM) from 11 to 14 July, 2012 at Shah Alam, Malaysia.
The grand opening ceremony of Myanmar Media Development Center (MMDC) was held in Yangon on July 15, 2012. MMDC has been operational since January 2012. It has already conducted four foundation courses on TV Broadcasting and is scheduled to start a Diploma in TV Broadcasting course in late July.
AIBD is pleased to announce the final winners for the AIBD TV and Radio Awards 2012. The final judging session took place 9 July 2012 at the AIBD office in Kuala Lumpur.
The panel of judges included Ms. Philomena Gnanapragasm, Senior Programme Manager at RTM Radio; Mr. Ahmad Budiman, Producer at Astro Television, Mr. Maxime Villandre, Chief Editor at IGN Asia-Pacific; and Ms. Geraldine Mouche, Programme Manager at AIBD.
A delegation of 10 senior members of the production, research, educational and training departments of the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) completed an international study tour in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, hosted by AIBD and supported by IRIB, from 2-6 July 2012.
URTI is the first International Radio-TV Grand Prix with 81 participating countries in 2011. For its 24th edition, the International URTI Radio Grand Prix launches a call for entries on the theme: “ LOVE ”. Each organization is invited to present one or two programmes for the competition.
The three-day Regional Workshop on Media and Elections supported by the tripartite partnership of AIBD, Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU) and Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) came to a successful conclusion in Kuala Lumpur on 27 June 2012.
Winners of the World Television Awards 2012 were officially announced at the recent Asia Media Summit in Bangkok.
Ms. Moneeza Hashmi, President of the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association (CBA) and General Manager, International Relations, HUM TV, Pakistan announced the winners before some 600 participants to the two-day Summit from 29-30 May 2012.
The third Creative Content Production Conference, a pillar of the BroadcastAsia2012 event, was successfully held in Singapore on 20 - 22 June 2012 through the joint collaboration of AIBD and Singapore Exhibition Services (SES).
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