Inter BEE 2010 (day 3 digest): Turned into an internationally oriented show with a total of 478 overseas exhibitors.
Inter BEE, the Audio, Video and Communications Professional Exhibition, was held for three days at Makuhari Messe in Chiba from November 17th to 19th, 2010. This year, a record-breaking number of 824 companies participated, which surpassed the 2009 show's total of 816 exhibitors.
There were also a total of 31,567 visitors during the three-day period, a number that exceeded the anticipated number of 30,000 visitors. The breakdown of visitors was 10,320 on Nov. 17th (Wednesday), 10,565 on the 18th (Thursday), and 10,682 on the 19th (Friday), which was the last day of the show.
A total of 478 overseas exhibitors participated from twenty-eight countries and regions -- a number that surpassed last year's total of 466 companies -- making Inter BEE 2010 a truly internationally oriented show.
A total of seven Korean companies including KODiCA (the Korea Digital Convergence Association) that supports the digital media market in Korea participated in Hall 8. And in Hall 5, twenty-four leading-edge technological companies from Israel exhibited products and technologies.
Additionally, personnel from overseas tradeshows and exhibitions related to broadcasting and digital media participated in booths to help support Japanese companies make inroads outside of Japan.
Creating stereoscopic sound is essential for high-quality 3D video production and in the professional audio exhibition space that is close connected to video content concerns, there were a number of exhibits related to professional audio production equipment for 3D use.