AIBD is pleased to confirm the following speakers for the Asia Media Summit to be held in Qingdao, China from 6 - 8 June 2017, and urge you to register online by 10th May 2017.

1. Speakers Confirmed

  • Ms Jiang Hua, Director, News and Media Division, Department of Public Information, United Nations
  • Dr Marielza Oliveira, Director and UNESCO Representative to the People’s Republic of China, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Japan, Mongolia and the Republic of Korea
  • Mr Shantha Retnasingam, Chief, Section for Mobilizing Resources from Multilateral and Private Partners, Bureau of strategic Planning, UNESCO
  • Ms Valerie Cliff, UNDP Asia-Pacific Deputy Regional Director and Director of the Bangkok Regional Hub
  • Hon. Mr Hasanul Haq Inu, MP, Minister of Information, Bangladesh
  • H.E. Dr Pe Myint, Union Minister for Information, Ministry of Information, Republic of the Union of Myanmar
  • Hon. Jose Ruperto Martin M. Andanar, Secretary, Presidential Communications Operations Office, Philippines
  • H.E. Afamasaga Lepuiai Rico Tupai, Minister of Communications and Information Technology of the Indepenent State of Samoa
  • Hon. Abdullahi Majeed, Minister of State for Environment and Energy, Maldives
  • Hon. Ybhg. Dato’ Sri Dr Sharifah Zarah Syed Ahmad, Ministry of Communications and Multimedia, Malaysia
  • Hon. Dato’ Seri Dr Chen Chaw Min, Secretary General, Ministry of Health, Malaysia
  • Dr. Javad Mottaghi, Secretary-General, ABU

    And many more..

2. Deadline for Registration for AMS

The deadline for AMS 2017 online registration is 10th May 2017. If you have not done this, please register online as soon as possible at the link here. Kindly note that Chinese Visa application may take at least 3 weeks.

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1. AMS Dates and Venue

AIBD is pleased to announce that the official dates and venue of Asia Media Summit 2017 will be June 6 - 8 at China Hall, Valley Wing Shangri-La Hotel, Qingdao, China. Several Pre-summit workshops will be held 4-5 June also at Shangri-La Hotel. There will be a designated alternative hotel for accommodation - Fuxin Hotel.

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Considering the importance of the topics and anticipating an overwhelming response from Television Programme Producers, the deadline for programme submission of the World TV Awards 2017 is now extended to Friday 28th April 2016, which will be the final deadline.

AIBD is pleased to announce the opening of call of entry for the AIBD Awards 2017. We are pleased to present this opportunity to all AIBD members and affiliates. Supported by AIBD, this competition will provide the opportunity for television and radio producers to receive international recognition for their work.

The Awards are open in the following two categories:

AIBD TV Award for the Best TV programme on:

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