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Asia's Premier Event For The Media, Telecoms & Entertainment Industry

September 1-3, 2020 


Created and established by Media Partners Asia (MPA) in 2010, APOS is the defining voice and global platform for the Asia Pacific media, telecoms and entertainment industry.

The Summit unites industry leaders to engage with the aim of developing strong foundations for growth across a new, fast developing digital ecosystem with content, connectivity & commerce at its core.

Our goal is to provide a clear understanding of the catalysts that enable the flow of capital, content and capabilities across a US$380 billion consumer spending and advertising pie in Asia Pacific.

The Summit retains a unique blend & mix, driven by three key factors:

with private forums showcasing key insights, strategies and trends from global, local and regional TMT industry leaders.
to enable clients to meet, engage, partner and transact with impact.
with cocktails, dinners & receptions including exceptional exposure & execution for leading brands.

Key Themes

This year’s Summit includes the following key themes:

  • Rise Of The Streaming Economy

    Scalability of OTT business models; key pillars of the consumer proposition; strategies to grow a recurring subscriber base; content discovery and the role of smaller brands on large platform ecosystems; regulation to foster competition, investment & consumer choice.

  • The Creative Economy

    The boom / bubble dynamic for content creators; new centers of gravity and the role of China, India, Korea & Japan; next stage execution & scalability in Southeast Asia; online video’s evolving impact on storytelling.

  • The Current & Future Importance Of TV

    Traditional TV still generates the bulk of video industry revenue. What are the successful strategies and tactics to sustain viewership, revenue share and retain premium customers. Key learnings from highly penetrated markets.

  • Premium Video Advertising

    Strategies to fuel the growth of AVOD as global social video platforms, connected platforms and local broadcasters expand the digital video advertising pie. Enhancing measurement and monetization.

  • Convergence

    The role & opportunity for video with new, emerging content gatekeepers – telecoms, commerce & OEMs.

  • Connectivity & The Bundle

    The impact of 5G; the growth of home broadband in emerging markets; the rise of new bundles and partnerships to meet consumer entertainment needs.

  • Investment Dynamics

    Shifting valuation metrics & narratives; the need for consolidation and drivers of future M&A across key verticals and geographies; funding new engines of growth.

  • Sport's Future Sprint

    Redefining the role of sports in enhancing the video subscription pie as partnerships drive new vehicles for reach & monetization.

  • Beyond Video: Opportunities In Gaming

    A multibillion dollar industry with its own ecosystem, from IP creation to distribution. Evolution of the games industry, strategies for monetization and investment thesis and roadmap.

  • The Business Of News

    The rise of online digital news, evolving viewer preferences and the need for cost efficiencies are changing news production and consumption. Maintaining its relevance with viewers and other stakeholders presents challenges & opportunity.

  • Transforming Customer Experience

    How platforms are deploying new technologies to grow revenues, drive content creation, enhance customer experiences and strengthen business models.

  • Japan's Olympic Transformation

    4K & 8K broadcasting tech could have significant commercial and economic impact across Japan’s media economy as the country gears up for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

  • Importance Of Local Film Production

    Despite a huge year for Hollywood blockbusters in 2019, local movies are significant drivers of revenue and profit for the theatrical sector and key sources of demand both online and on TV throughout Asia.

Agenda At A Glance

September 1: 15:00 – 18:00 – CEO Roundtable (By Invitation)
September 1: 18:00 – 20:00 – Welcome Reception
September 2: Conference followed by Entertainment & Networking Events
September 3: Conference followed by Entertainment & Networking Events

APOS 2020 Full agenda will be announced in May, 2020.




Global and local speakers from the world's biggest brands will be speaking at APOS.

For speaking opportunities at APOS 2020, please contact

APOS 2020 Conference

Ayana Resort, Bali Indonesia

Entertainment & Networking Events

Ayana Resort and its neighbour property Rimba Jimbaran


Subject to availability, registered delegates are entitled to special room rates at the Rimba Jimbaran Hotel in Bali. The Rimba Jimbaran Hotel is situated within the Ayana Resort - the venue for APOS 2020. For more information please contact

Visa on Arrival

Free Visa entry and Visa on Arrival is available for the majority of passport holders. Please check with your local travel agent for more details.

Visa in Advance

Should you require an invitation letter for visa in advance, please email:


Following stakeholder consultation regarding the globally spreading coronavirus, Media Partners Asia (MPA) has elected to shift this year's dates for APOS (from April 21-23) to September 1-3, 2020. Should you have any questions regarding the new dates, please do not hesitate to contact us.


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