The Hottest OTT & Connected TV Events to Attend in 2022/23

Since the pandemic took hold in 2020, media and streaming consumption soared with the UK seeing a 62% increase in streaming time in 2020 compared to 2019. On the back of 2020, streaming and subscriptions to OTT services continue to skyrocket, and for brands and content creators, there has never been a more important time to capitalise on this ‘OTT Digital Gold Rush’.

To stay ahead of the game in this rapidly growing industry, attending some of the hottest OTT and Connected TV events is a must. Having a presence at industry-leading events provides a world of opportunity, allowing you to network with leaders in OTT, learn and understand the latest consumer trends and also showcase your own OTT product or service to a global audience.

To help you stay on top of what’s coming up, we’ve compiled a list of the hottest OTT and Connected TV events taking place in the remainder of 2022 and in 2023. Clear your calendar, there’s a lot coming up.

Streaming Media East Connect

Date: 24 – 25 May 2022
Location: Boston, USA 🇺🇸
Website: streamingmedia.com

Streaming Media East Connect allows you to gain insight into the innovative approaches that the world’s leading organizations are deploying in live streaming, OTT, content delivery, next-gen TV, and much more.


Connected TV World Summit

Date: 24 – 25 May 2022
Location: London, England 🇬🇧
Website: connectedtvsummit.com

The Connected TV World Summit is firmly established as one of the leading strategy conferences focused on the business and technology transformation of TV. This event will open doors to some of the leading names across the thriving D2C, SVOD, AVOD, Connected TV, streaming content, sports streaming and premium video adtech markets.


Nextv Series Europe

Date: 24 – 25 May 2022
Location: Berlin, Germany 🇩🇪
Website: nextvserieseurope.com

Nextv Series Europe will be focusing on the trends, innovation and strategies driving pay-TV, telecom and OTT in an increasingly connected ecosystem.


BroadcastAsia

Date: 1 – 3 June 2022
Location: Singapore 🇸🇬
Website: broadcastasia.com

BroadcastAsia brings together the most influential regional broadcasters, media and entertainment professionals, allowing you to network and gain insights from titans of the industry and join the conversations covering the latest trends in the business of broadcast media, broadcast technology, content and production, esports and gaming and investments.


StreamTV Show

Date: 6 – 8 June 2022
Location: Denver, USA 🇺🇸
Website: streamtvshow.com

StreamTV Show is back in person in 2022 in Denver, Colorado. StreamTV Show is one of the world’s largest streaming video events, bringing together aggregators and platforms, along with leading streaming services and content providers.


NEM

Date: 6 – 9 June 2022
Location: Dubrovnik, Croatia 🇭🇷
Website: neweumarket.com

NEM brings together TV industry professionals to learn about the newest business trends and share their most precious formulas for success. NEM is addressed to FTAs, Pay-TV channels, cable and satellite operators, IPTV, production, distribution and technology companies, media and marketing agencies, and other specialists connected with the TV industry.


NATPE Budapest International

Date: 27 – 30 June 2022
Location: Budapest, Hungary 🇭🇺
Website: natpebudapest.com

NATPE Budapest International is the premier global business forum for content producers, buyers and distributors across all platforms, allowing you to build relationships to advance your business.


KOBA

Date: 29 June – 1 July 2022
Location: Seoul, South Korea 🇰🇷
Website: kobashow.com

The KOBA show will present the future of the next generation broadcasting service, video, sound and lighting industry. KOBA will provide an opportunity to see at a glance the state-of-the-art broadcasting, image, sound, and lighting industries that are playing a pivotal role in the cultural industry.

IBC

Date: 9 – 12 September 2022
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands 🇳🇱
Website: ibcshow.com

IBC is the world’s most influential media, entertainment and technology show. IBC 2022 will offer the chance to see the latest innovations and network with the people that are helping to define our industry. The conference will welcome the top influencers from broadcasting and digital media to explore the trends shaping our future.

We’re exhibiting at IBC 2022 this year and we can’t wait to be there! You can find us at stand 5.C40 in Hall 5, the Content Everywhere exhibition.


SportsPro APAC

Date: 14 – 15 September 2022
Location: Singapore 🇸🇬
Website: sportsproapac.com

SportsPro APAC will unite the fragmented region to share, connect and create new business opportunities. The event will shine a light on the organisations that are providing innovative and progressive approaches to rebuild momentum in sports, transforming the way sports is being consumed in the region.


SCTE Cable-Tec Expo

Date: 19 – 22 September 2022
Location: Philadelphia, USA 🇺🇸
Website: expo.scte

Cable-Tec Expo will offer a unique opportunity to preview the emerging technologies and applications transforming the industry. Engage with industry CEOs, CTOs and all of the thought leaders from within and outside of cable who share pivotal knowledge that will improve consumers’ lives and yield unmatched business results.


MWC Las Vegas

Date: 28 – 30 September 2022
Location: Las Vegas, USA 🇺🇸
Website: mwclasvegas.com

MWC Las Vegas  showcases the hottest trends in connectivity and mobile innovation. MWC is where the ecosystem meets face-to-face to build strong relationships, discover the latest trends and technology, as well as learn from the thought leaders who guide our industry forward.


MIPCOM

Date: 17 – 20 October 2022
Location: Cannes, France 🇫🇷
Website: mipcom.com

MIPCOM is the world’s largest entertainment content market that brings together the global media and entertainment industry. The market in Cannes turns every moment into an opportunity, transforming four days of exchange and networking, meetings, screenings and conferences, into lasting business.


NAB Show New York

Date: 19 – 20 October 2022
Location: New York, USA 🇺🇸
Website: nabshowny.com

NAB Show helps to connect you with all the right people, knowledge, skills and technology that’s propelled the broadcast, media and entertainment industry to a whole new level. NAB Show is where you can truly harness the power of fresh ways of working to maximize productivity and reach your fullest potential, whilst learning all about future trends set to continue shaping the industry.


Sportel Monaco

Date: 24 – 26 October 2022
Location: Monaco 🇲🇨
Website: sportelmonaco.com

Sportel Monaco, the world’s leading sports content media rights and technology convention, offers unique business opportunities, allowing you to connect with world-class experts in media rights, broadcast solutions, TV networks, OTT, media tech, sports marketing and communication.


SportsPro OTT Summit

Date: 29 November – 1 December 2022
Location: Madrid, Spain 🇪🇸
Website: sportsproott.com

As streaming consumption habits demand a more intricate approach, a connected strategy for content and technology is the true enabler to fully monetising the value of your content. This year’s OTT Summit experience will deliver insights that provide you with a comprehensive overview of the sports broadcast ecosystem and how to capitalise on it in the future.


CES

Date: 5 – 8 January 2023
Location: Las Vegas, USA 🇺🇸
Website: ces.tech

CES is the most influential tech event in the world — the proving ground for breakthrough technologies and global innovators. This is where the world’s biggest brands do business and meet new partners, and the sharpest innovators hit the stage.

Closing Thoughts

With the OTT space becoming ever richer, and with endless topics to explore as it continues to grow, it can sometimes be a challenge to keep up. Conferences provide countless opportunities to connect with the industry, network with big players in the space and also shout about the amazing work you do as a business. What’s not to like?