The EBU Media Summit brought together senior executives working in the Content & Audiences communities from EBU Members to discuss the shared content strategic challenges and opportunities to reach and engage with all audiences in the currently changing media landscape.
The role of media in a changing Europe, connecting with all audiences, digital transformation in PSM, new ways of distribution and disruptive media were some of the key topics to be discussed at the Summit.
The yearly EBU Radio, TV and Digital Assemblies also took part under the frame of the Summit, in order to discuss platform-based topics and needs.
The EBU Media Summit at a glance:
18 April: EBU Radio, TV and Digital Committee private meetings (by invitation only)
19 April: TV, Digital and Radio Assemblies with the respective platform-based communities of experts
20 April: common day for all participants of the event, to discuss shared content & audience challenges and opportunities
Annelies has been a VRT journalist since 2000 and presents VRT Nieuws' Terzake programme.
Hadja has spent 21 years as a journalist and news anchor at RTBF and also presents on Arte Belgium.
Singer/songwriter Björn has sold over 400 million records as part of Swedish superstars ABBA following their Eurovision Song Contest win in 1974. He also operates many successful businesses. Björn will offer his views on the current media landscape in Europe and the importance of public service media.
Welcome cocktail - 18 April at 18:30, Hôtel de Ville, Brussels
To start this year's EBU Media Summit edition, we met the Hôtel de Ville of Brussels, on the Grand Place. The Town Hall of the City of Brussels is a Gothic building from the Middle Ages on the famous medieval square, considered one of the most beautiful in Europe.
Gala dinner - 19 April at 19:00, Egmont Palace, Brussels
Built in the mid-1500s and the Palace has belonged to the city of Brussels since the mid-1900s. Today it houses the Belgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. You will have to pass security to enter the building.
Social programme - 20 April at 17:30
Guided tour through Brussels and beer tasting
About EBU Media
EBU Media's mission is to support Members with great content and to guide them to reach out and to connect with all audiences.