Backed by International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the world celebrates fourth Thursday in April, every year as Girls in ICT day. AIBD supports this ITU initiative which aims to create a global environment that empowers and encourages girls and young women to consider careers in the growing field of information and communication technologies (ICTs).

AIBD participated in the Expert Group Meeting on Social Media and Disaster Risk Management which took place from 7 – 8 April 2015 in Incheon, South Korea. The workshop was organised by the Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (APCICT).

Online Registration Extended

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

All delegates are requested to urgently register by clicking the link here

Travel Itineraries

With the AMS fast approaching, all foreign delegates are urgently requested to submit their travel itineraries and hotel booking through their online registration or directly to AIBD.

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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 is now extended to Monday 20th April 2015, which will be the final deadline.

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.

AIBD is pleased to announce the opening of call of entry for the AIBD Awards 2015. 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.