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The fifth BCWW 2005 to be opened

2005/11/20 | Permalink | Source

The fifth Broadcast Worldwide 2005 was opened on Nov. 17 at Pacific Hall, COEX in Seoul.

Thanks to the power of Hallyu, or a Korean wave, more than 50% among exhibitors are from abroad for the first time since the show start. Beside regular participants, NHK and BBC Worldwide etc., a global distributor Buena Vista International Television - Asia Pacific (BVITV-AP) joined newly the fair as well.

The number of VIP buyers has expanded to 200 people, which was 120 buyers last year, and they all have big purchasing power in media business, therefore, it is expected to increase the export of Korean broadcasting contents through BCWW 2005. The VIP buyers are Sony Pictures, Disney, Dentsu, Discovery, Pony Canyon, NTV, Toshiba, Universal and others.

98 companies including 3 public broadcasting stations, regional commercial broadcast, and independent producers from home took 184 booths to attract international buyers for exporting the broadcasting contents.

In BCWW 2005 Conference to be opened one day before the show was focused on new services about competition and strategy issue on convergence era of broadcasting and telecommunication as well as DMB, IPTV and Mobile broadcasting by the global specialists of broadcasting and telecommunication.

The Source : Koreacontent News Team

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