LATEST REGISTRATIONS FOR DISCOP EAST 09
Diana LIMBASAN | SOUND AND IMAGE CONSULTING Roxana LIRITIS | SOUND AND IMAGE CONSULTING Marta KERTESZ | FILMMUZEUM TELEVISION Martin KASE | KM RECORDS Eniko HARSANYI | SPEKTRUM TV Peter LAKITS | MINIMAX Balazs HAJOS | MINIMAX
Established in 1991, DISCOP EAST has grown to become the most important multiplatform content market targeting Central, Eastern Europe and Eurasia, a region fueled by double digit growth in disposable income and advertising spending, the ongoing digital switchover process, strong broadband deployment, a fast growing home-video marketplace, the construction of multiplex cinemas, and the vigorous emergence of IPTV.
DISCOP EAST takes place for 4 days in Budapest during the 3rd week of the month of June, from Tuesday to Friday, at the recently renovated 5-star SOFITEL ATRIUM HOTEL located in the heart of the city, on the banks of the Danube River.
The market is built around the pre-organizaton of meetings between participants regrouped into FOUR main categories:
+ CONTENT SELLERS International sales organisations from all over the world offering finished programs, feature films, scripted and unscripted formats, packaged TV channels attend DISCOP EAST with or without exhibit.
+ CONTENT BUYERS Qualified programming, acquisition, production and distribution executives from 33 Central, Eastern Europea and Eurasia representing TV Stations, thematic channels, cable, satellite and telco operators, DVD and theatrical distributors, production companies, territorial agents, web portals and closed-circuit TV networks.
+ CONTENT PRODUCERS Independent multiplatform content producers from all over the world looking for coproduction and funding opportunities with Central, Eastern European, and Eurasian partners.
+ ADVERTISERS Advertisers, marketers, planning and creative agencies interested in developing strategic relations with international content producers and Central, Eastern European, and Eurasian multiplatform operators. Exhibits can be set-up in hotel rooms and hospitality suites refurbished as private screening suites and in open communal areas partitioned into individual meeting spaces equipped with screening facilities. All programming genres are represented.
The 17th edition of DISCOP EAST will take place from Tuesday 16 to Friday 19 June 2009 at the SOFITEL ATRIUM HOTEL in Budapest with 2000 participants involved in multiplatform content business in Central, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia expected to attend the 4-day market.
The DISCOP EAST 09 general program will include:
1. Private screenings of recently produced and innovative television content available for Central, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia.
2. A market facilitating real-time business between SELLERS and BUYERS of finished programs, formats and packaged TV channels.
3. A coproduction forum centered on projects that could be funded by themaic TV channels distributed in Central, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia.
4. A conference program focusing on the resurgence of direct response television in Central, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia.
Participants are regrouped into FOUR distinct categories and must purchase a MARKET BADGE according to their activity at DISCOP EAST 09:
Exhibiting options are also available upon request.
Thanks to the efficiency of our online MEETING ORGANISATION PLATFORM combined with the expertise of our highly-trained multilingual staff, most participants average 50 to 60 pre-arranged and spontaneous business meetings over the 4-day DISCOP EAST event. The combination of these services have helped our participants make better use of their market time as many of them rely on our ability to identify new BUYING, SELLING or FUNDING opportunities on their behalf.