IBC 2017 Party & Event List

​​Welcome to our annual updated list of parties and events at IBC, back by popular demand. Check back for updates prior to the show.​

Thursday 14th September

14th September - “Connect better + Share Better = Broadcast Better”​ - Bimhuis

Join Nevion for this exclusive event from 2 to 5pm. Register. ​

IBC 50th Anniversary Networking Drinks Reception - Invitation Only - Emerald Lounge

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​Friday 15th September

15th September - ​​​​IBC Video Content Innovation Summit - Rockstart Accelerator

Breakfast networking and discussions ​on the latest in VR/AR, AI for media, OTT clould and mobile content distribution sponsored by with Vimond, HCL, Verizon and Valossa. RSVP and event details.

​15th September -  Ericsson​ - Booth 1.D61 / BS27

Happy Hour - from 5pm-7pm. Join Ericsson for cold brews, wine, and hip musical vibes to wrap up the day with. ​More info.

​15th September - IBC Opening Party - Roast Room, RAI

​Each exhibitor receives an allocation of tickets based on their size of the stand. ​Drinks, finger food and networking. Be the guest of Bitmovin' by clicking here.

​15th September - BT Media and Broadcast Drinks - O.D02 Outside Exhibition area.

Join ​Vice President, Mark Wilson-Dunn and ​BT's Media & Broadcast team for ​ informal drinks from 4pm. Register. ​

15th September - CSI Awards Event and Reception - Room E102, RAI

The 15th Annual Awards Ceremony will kick off with a drinks reception at 6pm, followed by the awards ceremony at 6.30pm, followed by post-awards networking and drinks at 7.15pm. Register here

15th September - Sono​VTS - Beer Reception - Hall 8. B.44

Every day at 5pm join sonoVTS, the Munich-based provider of System Design and Integration, equipment rental, operations and consulting for German beer and pretzels from 5pm.

15th September - Pixel Power 30th Anniversary - Hall 7 A31

Join Pixel Power for their 30th Anniversary bash on Friday and Saturday from 5pm.

15th September - Telos Allilance - Drinks - Hall 8. D46

​Telos Alliance TV Solutions Group is leading the TV industry's migration to AoIP. . Join them for drinks at 4pm.

Saturday 16th September

​16th September / SVG Women in Sports Media Networking - 1st Floor Restaurant, RAI

Join the SVG Europe Women's Sports Media initiative for a relaxed networking event ​of drinks, canapes and conversation. Register.

16th September -  Ericsson​ - Booth 1.D61 / BS27

Happy Hour - from 5pm-7pm. Join Ericsson for cold brews, wine, and hip musical vibes to wrap up the day with. ​More info.

​16th September - Dalet Pulse - Escape Club, Amsterdam

From 18:30 to 23:00 join the Dalet Community for this exclusive event, featuring keynotes from Adobe and Dalet. More info. 

16th September - IABM Design & Innovation Awards Reception - Emerald Lounge

From 6:00 ​pm - 8:00 pm​. The IABM Awards for Design & Innovation are presented at IBC each year and recognize exciting new products, services and projects that offer significant solutions or new opportunities to the broadcast supply industry. More info. 

16th September - Bitmovin' & Irdeto Happy Hour - Stand 14.E17

From 17:00 to 18:00 join Bitmovin' and Irdeto to celebrate ​the partnership of Irdeto’s DRM solution with Bitmovin’s video encoding and player infrastructure. More info.

​16th September / EBU Open Source Meet-Up - Stand 10.F20

Join the popular Open Source Meetup event for short talks and beer from 16.00 to 17.00. More info.

​16th September - IBC Content Everywhere Hub Session - Stand 14.J10

From 4.30 to 5.00 pm join​ the IPTV/OTT Industry Forum Series moderated by Julian Clover of Broadband TV News. ​A drinks reception will follow in the Content Everywhere Hub networking area. Register.

​16th September - SPSA Networking Evening - 1st Floor Restaurant, RAI

The Sport Production, Audio Summit and Awards ​is SVG's flagship European event​ and will take place on 14th September, followed by a networking event from 6 to 8pm on 16th September. More info and register for both on this link.

16th September - ETL Systems + Satellite Interference Reduction Group (IRG) Reception - Stand 1.A33

The IRG will hold a series of Masterclasses at 2pm everyday, as well as a champagne networking reception in partnership with ETL Systems on the 16th. The core subject of the masterclasses will be Carrier ID (CID), the FCC and Regulation. More info and register here.

16th September - Aspera Cocktail Reception - Hall 7 - G.20

Aspera will introduce recent innovations and customer successes in live streaming broadcast-quality video over commodity Internet networks at 5pm. RSVP to aspera@ryly.com

16th September - Paris Video Tech and Streamroot Drinks - Cafè Slijterij Oosterling

Drinks reception and networking about first impressions of IBC, form 7.00pm to 10.00pm. Register.

16th September - Ontario, Canada Networking Reception -  ​Hall ​2.A41​From 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the Ontario, Canada Pavilion​, hosted by the Ontario Ministry of International Trade and the Ontario Delegation to IBC. 

​16th September - Norwegian Media Cluster Media Lab Launch - Taste of Okura

All the key players in the Norwegian Media Cluster, including 220 students, are co-located under the same roof in the new science park Media City Bergen™ in the city center. The Media Lab ​will serve as the core of the innovation- and research projects for the cluster and cluster partners. Housing digital platforms, a showroom, and all the best tools for innovation, the lab will be a fertile breeding ground for new ideas, great solutions and new companies. Join ​the Media Lab launch at IBC in Amsterdam, learn about this unique project and find out how you can be a part of it. From 5pm to 7pm at Hotel Okura. Registration is binding.

16th September - Sono​VTS - Beer Reception - Hall 8. B.44

Every day at 5pm join sonoVTS, the Munich-based provider of System Design and Integration, equipment rental, operations and consulting for German beer and pretzels from 5pm. 

16th September - Veset Cloudy Cocktail Party - Hall 8, Stand D31

Come ​for exclusive drinks and meet the team of Veset, providers of the 100% cloud-based all-in-one service for linear television. 5pm. 

16th September - Pixel Power 30th Anniversary - Hall 7 A31

Join Pixel Power for their 30th Anniversary bash on Friday and Saturday from 5pm. 

16th September - Blackbox Drinks - Hall 8.B59

Join Blackbox to learn more about their latest solutions and participate in the draw for prizes. Saturday and Monday between 1700 and 1900.

Sunday 17th September

​17th September - Annova + Arvato Bertelsmann Get Together - ​Stand 3.B38

Arvato Systems and its "neighbour" Annova invite visitors, customers, partners and friends to a get together at ​their booths from 5 to 8pm. Enjoy the evening in a relaxed atmosphere with refreshing Cologne Beer and Bavarian specialties! ​More info.

​17th September -  Ericsson​ - Booth 1.D61 / BS27

Happy Hour - from 5pm-7pm. Join Ericsson for cold brews, wine, and hip musical vibes to wrap up the day with. ​More info.

​17th September - D​PP Drinks - Qvest Media, Stand 3.B40 

Join the Digital Production Partnership and Qvest Media from 16:30 to 18:00 - for the opportunity to meet DPP representatives and network with DPP Members If you aren’t a DPP Member, ​contact the DPP for further information. ​More info. Register your interest in attending by signing up.

​17th September - DASH-IF Reception - Heineken Brewery

Join media innovators devoted to the transformative technologies of MPEG-DASH and Ultra HD from 6 to 8 pm. Attend as a guest of Bitmovin' by clicking here.

17th September - Cinegy #Cinefest - Booth 7.A30

Join Cinegy to celebrate Cinefest with Paulaner Weissbier and Pretzels, between 17,00 and 18.30. ​Cinegy will be presenting ​solutions for seamless and hassle free transition from SDI to IP.

​17th September - Startup Forum closing Drinks Reception - Topaz Lounge

​Open to Startup Forum attendees only, the topic is Artificial Intelligence, VR and AR. From 1800 to 1900. 

17th September - Sono​VTS - Beer Reception - Hall 8. B.44

Every day at 5pm join sonoVTS, the Munich-based provider of System Design and Integration, equipment rental, operations and consulting for German beer and pretzels from 5pm. 

17th September - OnAir - Boat Ride through Amsterdam

​Join On-Air for a boat trip on Amsterdam's canals on Sunday, at 6 PM. Just send ​a a message to come aboard. Ship ahoy!

​Monday 18th September

​18th September - EBU Networking Drinks and Snacks -  Stand 10.F20

Join the EBU ​for demonstrations, presentations, networking opportunities and a conference session. The networking drinks and snacks will be at 5pm. More info.  ​

18th September - SCTE Benelux Lecture - Emerald Room 

The SCTE Benelux Lecture on​ “Managing the Network Infrastructures of the Future” ​ will feature presentations from Harmonic Inc., Genexis BV, Simac Electronics, Clearcable Networks and Seachange International. ​ It is sponsored by WorldWide Supply BV. ​Schedule: ​12.30pm complimentary light lunch buffet for all lecture attendees. Presentations ​start​ at 13.45, and at the end ​there will be a drinks reception at 17.30. ​Register for the SCTE Benelux Lecture at IBC. More info.

18th September - Sono​VTS - Beer Reception - Hall 8. B.44

Every day at 5pm join sonoVTS, the Munich-based provider of System Design and Integration, equipment rental, operations and consulting for German beer and pretzels from 5pm. 

18th September - IBC hls.js Happy Hour with Peer5  - Hall 3 Booth 56

Join the hls.js community and Peer5 for some afternoon snacks, drinks and conversation from 4 to 6pm. ​More info and registration.

18th September - B​elgian Beer Event with Zappware - Hall 1, Booth A81

Join Zappware at 17.00 for ​their event to discuss VOD monetization.

18th September - Blackbox Drinks - Hall 8.B59

Join Blackbox to learn more about their latest solutions and participate in the draw for prizes. Saturday and Monday between 1700 and 1900. 

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