IBC 2015 Party & Event List

Ultra HD Forum Launch Party

The Launch of the Ultra HD Forum will be on Friday, 11 September at The Heineken Experience. Strictly by invitation!

Broadcast Projects is pleased to bring you this year´s fully updated IBC 2015 Party & Event List. The International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) is taking place from 10th to 15th September 2015 at the RAI Exhibition Centre in Amsterdam.

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Our colleagues at Broadcast Projects will be present at this year´s show. We´ll be very pleased to see all our clients and friends so please contact us to set up a meeting.

Thursday 10th September

Thursday 10th September – IBC Leaders´ Summit VIP
 – By invitation only. Various networking events, also Friday 11th. Programme.

Thursday, 10th September – Conference Opening drinks – Forum Lounge at 18.15pm

Friday, 11th September

Friday, 11th September – Launch Party of the Ultra HD Forum – at the Heineken Experience – from 18:30 to 21:30 – strictly by invitation only. Contact: nebul2@gmail.com

Friday, 11th September – IBC Exhibitor Opening Party – from 18.30-21.30 at the Diamond Lounge.

Friday, 11th September – Flanders Investment Trade – Networking Reception – Hall 10.F.38 at 5pm

Friday, 11th September – NVIDIA, Dell and Vizrt social event: from 5 – 6pm on the Vizrt booth – Hall 7, booth A20 – Register to win an NVIDIA Quadro M5000 professional graphics card and a Dell Inspiron 13 7000 Series 2-in-1 PC. Winner will be announced during the social event. You must be in attendance to win.

From Friday, 11th Sep 2015 – IBC Hackfest – Media Convergence and the Future of Content Creation, Distribution, and Monetisation – from 4 pm and lasting until 13th Sep 2015, 5 pm – Hall 5 – Enter the challenge to win over 5000 Euros in cash prizes. Details.

Friday, 11th September – Ultra HD Forum Masterclass – from 4pm until 5.30pm – Rooms G102/103 – Details

Friday, 11th September – Marlin Communication Cocktail Party – from 6.30pm to 9pm
Drinks and canapes from 6-9pm at The College Hotel, Roelof Hartstraat 11071 VE, Amsterdam, Tel. 31 (0) 20 571 15 11 RSVP required.

Friday, 11th September – the CSI Awards 2015 – from 6pm – Room E102 The Awards ceremony will include drinks and canapés and will as always be a wonderful evening. Kindly RSVP to hayley.kempen@csimagazine.com

Friday, 11th September (and every day during the show) – join Scisys – for demos of their products – Coffee and Happy Hour Every day from 5pm – Hall 8, booth B61. – For an invitation email: dira@scisys.de

Friday, 11th September (and every day during the show) – join 24i Booth L05 in Hall 14 (Content Everywhere) – at 4pm  – See their products and enjoy Happy Hour featuring cold beer and some traditional Dutch “bitterballen”.

Saturday, 12th September

Saturday, 12th September – Oysters & Champagne Networking Event for IBC Executives hosted by Paymentwall – from 6pm to 9pm – Take the free shuttle from 5pm and enjoy the view of the Royal Palace of Amsterdam from Paymentwall’s Penthouse at Paleisstraat 1, 1012 RB, Amsterdam, Netherlands. You must RSVP

Saturday, 12th September CMS presence at the Imagine Booth (IC Booth location #4.AMT)) – at 5pm – Two 30 minute sessions sponsored by HP in the Imagine booth featuring Lionel Lapras and Emma Bingert, Product & Solution Manager Content Distribution, followed by a networking reception.

Saturday, 12th September, 2nd Annual 4k 4Charity fun run – 0730am – Amstel Park The 4K 4Charity Fun Run IBC2015 celebrates major Ultra HD achievements by global media and entertainment industry leaders and the technology vendors who support them. Open to all registered show attendees, the 4km (2.49-mile) run promotes wellness, networking and charitable giving in a fun, casual environment. Registration closes on Sep 12, 2015, 7:30 AM GMT+2 Details.

Saturday, 12th September – Sport Production and Technical Achievement Awards – from 6-8pm – First Floor Restaurant, near Hall 2 in the RAI Convention Centre – Hosted by Canon and SVG Europe. Register.

Saturday 12th September – Drinks – hosted by Hive Streaming (exhibiting with Microsoft – Hall 13, MS1 and MS2) – venue TBA. Anyone interested in Hive-tech is welcome to attend. Info and Contact.

Saturday, 12th September – Happy Hour Event. Do you Speak Satellite – hosted by Newtec / SES and Arqiva – from 5-7pm – Hall1, Booths A49, B51, & B61 . You must RSVP.

Saturday, 12th September – Cocktail party – Stand 3.B18 – from 5-7pm – Hosted by Wowza Tehnology – from 5-7pm. Register.

Saturday, 12th September – MESA Hosts Industry Forum Event and Networking Reception at IBC- Event at 4pm – Recection form 6pm – at the Park Hotel, Stadhouderskade 25, 1071 ZD Amsterdam. For further information or to register your place at the Forum and Reception please contact: jim@mesaeurope.org or david@mesaeurope.org

Saturday, 12th September – IABM Design and Innovation and Awards – Emerald Lounge 6.00pm, with the ceremony starting at 6.30pm. All members are invited to attend to network. Book here.

Saturday, 12th September – NAB Show Happy Hour at IBC – 6.30 to 9.00pm – at the American Hotel – Join the NAB Show Team for an informal reception in the patio area of Bar Americain at the American Hotel  in Leidseplein. Come to reconnect with colleagues and network with representatives from NAB Show. Drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be served. Register.

Sunday, 13th September

Sunday, 13th September – ‘DigiTAG Talks’ at IBC 2015 – at 5pm – EBU Stand, Hall 10, Stand f20 – Hosted by the European Broadcasting Union this session will include speakers from all areas of DTT talking about all the issues the industry faces. RSVP: to frey@digitag.org

Sunday, 13th September – Quantum and Vizrt social event: 17:00 – 18:00 on the Vizrt booth, Hall 7, booth A.20 – Register to win a GoPro Hero 4. Winner to be announced during the social event. You must be in attendance to win.

Sunday, 13th September – HP presents at Imagine Communications Lunch and Learn: Cloud DVR: Key considerations for a successful implementation. – 12.00 – Imagine Communications Booth (Stand #4.AMT)  

Sunday, 13th September – Females in the Broadcast Industry Panel and Breakfast – ‘Women in Broadcast – Tips for Success’ kicking off with coffee at 8:30am – Rooms G102/103. The event begins at 9:15am with discussions, followed by a Q&A session and an update on last years action points. Spaces are free but limited so please register your interest as soon as possible here: goo.gl/zLQVZO Organised by Bubble and Squeak!


Sunday, 13th September – Cocktail reception – Hosted by Tedial – from 5PM. Hall 8, Stand B41

Sunday, 13th September – Xstream – at 4pm, Stand 14.f15 – Xstream are hosting an end-of-the-day drinks and snacks following a day of demos of Xstream MediaMaker™ Info.

Sunday, 13th September, IBC Awards Ceremony and Reception – open to all attendees. Doors open 6.15pm event starts at 6.30pm – RAI Auditorium

Sunday, 13th September – CCBN Party – (usually) at the Sea Palace Floating Restaurant – heads up, there is NO Party this year. Stop by their booth at Hall 6, Booth A.03 to enquire and learn about exhibiting at the CCBN2016 and say thank you for all the fabulous food we´ve eaten over the years. The 24th China Content Broadcasting Network Exhibition – CCBN2016 will take place from 24-26 March, 2016 in the prestigious China International Exhibition Center (CIEC) in Beijing. Information.

Monday, 14th September

Monday, 14th September – WorldDAB Industry Insight session at IBC 2015 – from 4pm 5o 5.30pm -presentations and networking drinks Room E 102