Conferência na SPORTEL Rendez Vous Bali destaque e tendências do APAC

Exploring regional trends from Indonesia to India that shape sports broadcasting and technology, the next edition of SPORTEL Rendez-vous Bali promises to cover a comprehensive range of topics.

From combating piracy to issues such as OTT, streaming, D2C, social media, content delivery, gaming, the future of football, women’s sports, even the impact of sustainability and social consciousness on the sports industry.

Preparations are underway, with tickets purchased, flights and accommodation booked for the event. InterContinental Bali Resort will welcome the public on February 22nd and 23rd.

Conceived by the world’s leading sports media, broadcast and technology event organizer, in collaboration with event partners Transvision and CubMu, SPORTEL Rendez-vous Bali promises to reach new heights this year.

Highlights of the first day

The first day will dive directly into the discussion on “Combating Piracy in Sports in Indonesia and Asia: A Collaboration”. Participants will have the opportunity to gain insights into best practices in the fight against illegal transmission.

Thus, with the participation of local interested players, such as AVIA (Matt Cheetham), AVISI / Vidio (Hermawan Sutanto). And also Lega Serie A (Anna Guarnerio) and TMG (Bastien Casalta). Matt Cheetham, General Manager of CAP, the Video Industry Association of Asia, will moderate the panel.

Next, Chris Dredge (LiveU) will share a fascinating case study: “Delivering Unforgettable Live Streams from the 2023 Pacific Games: A Case for Efficient IP-Based Distribution.”

Highlighting how they engaged a larger audience in games by delivering live content more efficiently and reliably.

The agenda also includes debate on the “Indian Subcontinent: An Important Market for Sports Media and Technology“.

Moderated by Imran Yusuf, from SportBusiness, the panel will feature regional experts. The list includes Quidich (Gaurav Mehta) and Pi Pakistan/Tapmad (Layon Ivan Patrick Lobo). Additionally, the event will feature a panel hosted by Baseball United (Kash Shaikh), bringing US sports to a passionate fan base.

With the free-to-air model in decline, the “OTT, Streaming & Content Delivery” session will explore how digital disruption is playing out in Southeast Asia.

Key participants include Vision+ (Clarissa Tanoesoedibjo), beIN Sports Asia (Shahid Sen), Cambodian Broadcasting Service David Ulmer and OTTera (Stephen Hodge).

i3D.Net (Deniz Arslan) will present “Games & Sports, Competition is Online and in Real Time“, highlighting the importance of keeping fans engaged through online experiences.


Future of football in Indonesia

SPORTEL always highlights football. Therefore, “Elevating the Game: The Future of Football in Indonesia” is a highly anticipated discussion.

This panel will examine the potential media market for football in Indonesia, bringing together SCM & VIDIO (Sutanto Hartono), Bali United (Yabes Tanuri), RCTI (Dini Putri) and Bundesliga International GmbH (Kevin Sim).

The first day will end in an innovative and fun way, with the “Pitch Perfect” session. Thus, SPORTEL newcomers will present their creative solutions or business models in front of an international jury and the public.

Highlights from the second day of SPORTEL Rendez Vous Bali

The second day will begin focusing on the “Boom in Women’s Sports: From Audience to Commercial Properties” with representatives from Fox Sports Australia, Asian Football Confederation, Global Sports Innovation Center and Indonesia Multisair Sportama Imsporim.

The discussion on “It’s a Niche – Going Big on DTC, OTT, Streaming & Social Media” will explore how digital is making content like “freemium” more accessible. Thus, with the participation of Fight Nation, Cloudmix, Transvision / Avisi and IMG Media.

The panel on “Monetizing Sustainability and Advocating Social Awareness Through Sports” will bring together representatives from Transvision, Extreme E and Nusa Gastronomi. Moderation will be handled by Merchie, from SPORTEL.