Integrate Middle East set to attract world's top AV, media professionals

Dubai, March 11, 2023: The inaugural edition of Integrate Middle East is set to attract the world’s audiovisual and media technology professionals to the emirate of Dubai, from May 16 to 18.

The event is expected to bring in over 7,000 professional visitors when it takes place at Dubai World Trade Centre 2023. These will include integrators, pro AV consultants and decision makers from application industries ranging from education technology buyers to smart home architects and design consultants to real estate developers, hospitality service providers, retail groups, and enterprise solution buyers.

Co-located with CABSAT, the long-running trade event for the media technology sector, expecting 14,000 visitors, Integrate Middle East builds on synergies to create a unique and highly-anticipated platform for the pro AV and system integration industry to benefit from.

Visitors will be able to explore products and services from the entire pro AV technology provider universe, ranging from world-class command and control centres (C3), touchless displays, and advanced pro-audio to vibrant immersive pro-visual live event solutions, future stores, and the latest options in hybrid working and campuses.

Integrate Middle East launches at a key time when market intelligence shows that the global Pro AV Market is prospering and set to reach US$ 518.26 billion by end of 2027. Revolutionary technological advancements and decisive worldwide industry trends are expected to direct the positive growth of the global pro-AV market during the forecast period. This includes; AV over IP creating efficiencies: expected to grow by 60% GAGR from 2019 to 2025, Real-time audio and 3D visuals in the metaverse: AR/VR market predicted to grow up to USD 252.16 billion by 2028, and Digital Signage Market size is expected to grow from to USD 27.8 billion by 2026, at a CAGR of 11.2% from 2021 to 2026.

Visitors and exhibitors at Integrate Middle East will be able to tune into these new business synergies from the intersecting worlds of Education, Media, Entertainment, Hospitality, Retail, and Communication, as well as Corporate, Events, and Real Estate.

Emerging trends and debating points will be up for discussion at the Integrate Middle East Summit which will cover themes including smart buildings, the metaverse, and the future of work,  as well as business-critical digital signage, and sustainable design, as they align with the AV industry and its agenda.

Attendees can hear from world-class speakers and industry specialists, such as Arno Buskop, Global Data, and Technology Director, Kinetic Worldwide; Joe Way, Director of Learning Environments, University of Southern California; and Yiannis Cabolis, Director of Technology Innovation, Electrosonic, while also making the most of valuable networking opportunities.

The industry guru and MC, Bob Snyder, will be presiding over the discussions; a well-known speaker for the AV, IT, IoT and smart building industries. As an editor, Snyder has followed hi-tech integration for three decades and served as a C-level consultant to hundreds of hi-tech companies.