Africa Business Media Innovators (ABMI) 2019
Description of ABMI19
More than 120 industry stakeholders gathered in Dakar, Senegal on 10-12 November for the 2019 Africa Business Media Innovators (ABMI) forum. The forum, convened by Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa, focused on how media on the continent can adapt to new disruptive forces. Among the delegates were media executives, cross-industry CEOs, public policymakers, technology founders, business innovators, investors, and foundation leaders from 96 institutions in 19 countries.
The conference theme ‘Business Strategies for African Media’ explored how Africa’s media could remain competitive and vibrant as advances in the media industry, including technology shifts, the need for IT infrastructure, the emergence of artificial intelligence and augmented reporting, misinformation and completion, create challenges for the media, government and business sectors regionally, nationally and globally. ABMI 2019 was co-hosted by Justin B. Smith, CEO, Bloomberg Media Group, and Matthew Winkler, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus, Bloomberg News.
Fifth “Bloomberg Africa Business Media Innovators” Forum Convenes in Senegal to Discuss How African Media Can Adapt to New Disruptive Forces
November 11, 2019, Dakar, Senegal— Media, technology, business, government and community leaders from across Africa and beyond gather in Dakar, Senegal…
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