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Abu Dhabi Media Summit 2012 Kicks Off


Abu Dhabi Media Summit 2012 Kicks Off(Abu Dhabi) – Under the patronage of H.H. General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, the Abu Dhabi Media Summit 2012 has opened at Yas Viceroy Hotel. Microsoft founder and philanthropist, Bill Gates is the keynote speaker of three-day summit that is expected to be attended by over 400 leaders from the across the global media industry. The theme for the 2012 Summit is Redefining the digital frontier. The focus will be on digital media in emerging markets and on the technology disruption that is creating new distribution channels, marketing opportunities and audiences.
The Abu Dhabi Media Summit features a unique combination of high-profile public sessions, off-record forums and private conversations. It brings together top-tier global media, technology, venture capital and creative industry players and their emerging-market counterparts. Selected entrepreneurs and start-up companies are also featured, bridging the gap between established industry leaders and disruptive entrants.