The UAE next year is set to host the first Global Media Congress, an event aimed at bringing together media organizations to discuss strategic cooperation, Emirati – state news agency WAM has reported.
The report said that partnership between media groups will be ‘aimed at developing their messages to serve humanity and support communities by providing useful and credible content’.
The event, which will run from Nov. 15 – 17 in Abu Dhabi next year, will include a media conference and exhibition. It will be organized by the Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company in partnership with WAM.
UAE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al – Nahyan called the country a ‘global host and an efficient platform for the entire media sector because of its integrated digital infrastructure’.
The Congress is set to discuss key topics such as digital communication, artificial intelligence and innovation in the region media scene – with special sessions held on journalism, social media and traditional media.