Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Presidential Court.

Hosted Buyer Programme

The Hosted Buyer Programme at the Global Media Congress is designed to foster business opportunities between international and regional hosted buyers and a selection of global exhibitors. Over 65 hosted buyers from across the globe will meet 120+ global and regional media brands who will be exhibiting at the event in structured ‘speed networking sessions’. The hosted buyer programme at the Global Media Congress will offer the unmatched opportunity for key buyers to meet leading suppliers from across the globe who offer the best technology, services and knowledge in the media industry. This ‘by-invite only’ program is designed to foster business opportunities between exhibitors and international and regional hosted buyers.


• Free flight tickets, accommodation, visa, and transfer to and from the airport.
• Buyers access: free access for buyers to the event on all three days.
• HB Lounge: access to the Hosted Buyer Lounge at GMC where you can network with our exhibitors and partners.
• Workshops: free access to paid workshops across 3 days of the event.
• Conference: free access to paid conference sessions across 3 days.
• One-on-one meetings: manage your meetings in advance with select exhibitors and arrange your schedule through the platform ahead of the event.

Become a Hosted Buyer

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