As the sun rises over the city of Cannes, another exciting day at MIPCOM 2023 begins. Today promises to be particularly captivating as we anticipate the insights and announcements that will emerge from Lucy Smith's highly anticipated press conference.
Press Conference Details
Time: 11:00 am Event: MIPCOM CANNES Wrap Press Conference Host: Lucy Smith, Managing Director of MIP Markets Venue: Press Club
The MIPCOM CANNES Wrap Press Conference, hosted by Lucy Smith, is a vital event that takes place on the eve of MIPCOM's conclusion. This conference provides an opportunity to reflect on the main market statistics and achievements of MIPCOM while offering a glimpse into what the future holds for MIPTV.
Lucy Smith, the distinguished Managing Director of MIP Markets, is well-known for her insightful commentary on the global television and content industry. Her experience and industry expertise make her the perfect host for this event, ensuring that participants receive valuable information and a comprehensive overview of the market.
As the conference commences at 11:00 am, attendees can expect a comprehensive presentation of MIPCOM's market statistics, highlighting trends, successful deals, and significant moments from this year's event. The press conference will not only review MIPCOM's successes but will also look ahead, providing a sneak peek of what we can expect from this essential market for the television and content industry.
Lucy Smith's address is a must-attend event for all industry professionals, whether they are seasoned veterans or newcomers to the world of global content markets. It is a unique opportunity to gain deeper insights into the industry, connect with like-minded professionals, and prepare for what lies ahead in the ever-evolving landscape of entertainment and media.
A brief summary of the conference:
Mipcom TV Market welcomed over 11,000 participants from 100+ countries, marking its third consecutive year of growth. There was a notable increase in the number of buyers, with 3,567 attending, a 10% rise from the previous year. The event showcased the thriving third-party distribution sector, demonstrating the coexistence and success of various platforms within the industry.
The U.S. had the highest number of participants, followed by the U.K., France, Germany, and Spain. China, the country of honor, had its largest delegation since 2019, with over 300 participants from 40 companies. The Middle East also saw increased attendance, with 160 buyers, a 50% increase from 2022. Certain regions in Africa, particularly South Africa and Nigeria, experienced notable growth.
The market featured 320 exhibition stands, with several new exhibitors, including those from the FAST and tech-related sectors. Notable market announcements included the international rollout of Max and Eva Longoria and Cris Abrego's Hyphenate. In 2024, Mipcom will take place from October 21-24, with a pre-opening weekend for MipJunior on October 19-20, and an option to start on October 18.