Cannes Awakening

During this year’s mipcom in Cannes also the new concept for MIPTV in April was presented, including the new stand concept. Will this really make such a difference? The audiovisual content market MIPTV in spring suffered significant loss in attendants in recent years while its sister market mipcom in fall is performing quite stable at…

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How the Diplomatic World Institute is involved with Global Media, Entertainment and Innovation

Innovation and the TIME (Telecommunications, Internet, Media and Entertainment) industries are playing a mayor role with the Diplomatic World Institute, DWI. The situation on a macro-level is complex regarding the media and entertainment industries. On one hand there is global big business and on the other hand the rapid change driven by new technologies –…

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Why the Diplomatic World Institute was founded

The rapid climate change, speeding digitalization threatening our work lives as we know them, globalization with its felt or real injustices, is frightening people and increasingly leads to geopolitical rejection. Never mankind seemed to be more endangered. And never cross border dialogue including all stakeholders was more important. That’s were the newly found Diplomatic World…

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When Alibaba acquires Netflix

Insights from the 5th Multichannel Money Streams Congress, MCMS, held in Budapest this year. For the fifth time the MCMS was held, this time in Budapest – after Barcelona, Venice and Sevilla in previous years. This year’s objective was not so much to investigate little details but to provide an overview: Where did disruption go…

Phenomenon Esports!

Thousands of young people watching live and for hours other young people hacking their keyboards moving crazy patterns on a big screen, and millions watch it online on their private screens: That’s esports! Those outside this universe never will understand what is going on. Esports is a phenomenon with growing success. At this year’s EsportsBAR…

Blockchain is the Future of Trade Shows

In a previous piece we discussed that online platforms so far don’t take away much business from tradeshows. Does that change now? As in many trade shows this year, blockchain made first contact also on MIPTV! Well, it’s easy to predict things that very often don’t evolve eventually. At this point only one thing is…

Future of Advertising

For the 3rd time the Global Media Innovator (GMI) was given out during the annual All Nations Gala of the Diplomatic Council in Frankfurt this February. Again, the Innovator received an object of art by internationally acknowledged artist Ulrike Bolenz, in addition to a lifelong fellowship in the global think tank. This year it was…