A gathering of professionals from oadcasting, video, audio, lighting and media businesses
Now in its 49th year, Inter BEE is widely recognized by rofessional users in the
industry as the only and largest audio, video and communications professional
exhibition in Japan.
It continues to play a leading role as an information hub here a variety of participants ranging from broadcasting businesses, equipment manufacturers, associated service businesses and content business representatives all ather under one roof once a year to grasp the latest trends.
Worldwide attention on innovations to support future media business
Over 30,000 industry people from 36 countries and regions took part in the last event, where a record-high 871 companies introduced world-class cutting-edge technology and solutions.
Innovations unveiled at Inter BEE attracted great ttention, not only from directly involved industries in Japan, but also from Japan and abroad as the technology to lead future media business.
Representatives from the MIC and METI take part in the tape-cutting ceremony as guests of honor
Exchange between top industry executives at the opening reception
Lecture by Mr. John Ive of IABM who introduced worldwide broadcasting business trends
Themed exhibition booth showing the way to future media business
Crucial role in global business schemes
Inter BEE is seen as a major global media exhibition ongside NAB of North America, IBC of Europe, and BIRTV of China.
Equipment manufacturers' global business scheme is to nounce new products at NAB in April, get a feel for users' needs at BIRTV and IBC, and then after making several adjustments exhibit the final product at Inter BEE in vember. Inter BEE, therefore, contributes to the velopment of substantive business activities linked with securing budget estimates for the next fiscal year.
An international exhibition that supports business matching between worldwide stakeholders
Inter BEE enhances global business matching portunities through activities such as forming partnerships with the Brazilian Society of Television Engineering (SET). In cooperation with broadcasting and media exhibitions and international conferences across the whole of Asia, Inter BEE actively encourages local users to attend these events. Inter BEE has helped to actively develop international business activities. For example, exhibiting equipment manufacturers invite customers through local businesses in order to gain a foothold in breakthrough markets.
Announcing new technology and developing global business activities
Overseas-based international companies exhibited to the Japanese and Asian markets
Partnership signing ceremony with Olimpio José Franco, president of the Brazilian Society of Television Engineering (SET)
Many visitors from various countries and regions came to investigate Japanese technological trends
Supporting media diversification with a focus on new services and general improvements
At the last Inter BEE, new activities focusing on the potential of media business and new services and general improvements were on display, such as the use of V-Low band and the development of Second screen and IPDC, which are expected to be commercialized. Inter BEE is held in collaboration with Internet and various media and in partnership with industry groups and consortiums. It is now joined by new equipment manufacturers as it steps up its support for the diversification of media.
Gathering of promising production and top creators
Inter BEE is used as an opportunity for up and coming Asian creators to conduct technical exchange on a wide variety of themes including the establishment of production promotion areas, pre-business by film oduction professionals, finishing, and grading. It is also used as a place for communication between people involved in the production of contents through activities such as the establishment of lectures by top creators currently active in Japan or abroad.
IPDC Forum attracted attention for its multi-screen broadcasting demonstration
V-Low Multimedia (next generation radio group) introduced activities using V-Low band
Ms. Zoe Cranley of DOUBLE NEGATIVE giving a special lecture
Exchange between CG VFX Production of Japan and creators from Japan and abroad