Numbers up at Asia TV Forum as US$200m worth of deals closed

The number of participants at the Asia Television Forum increased by 14% this year and over $200 million worth of business was done.

The event, which is held at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore between the 4th and 7th December, saw 3,917 film and TV participants attend. This year the event was co-located with ScreenSingapore, an international film event.

According to organisers, some US$203.57 worth of deals were closed at the event by over 1,000 companies from 52 countries. This grew from last year’s total of US$188.83 million.

Michelle Lim, Managing Director, Reed Exhibitions Singapore, said: “As a marquee event in Asia, we have to continue to evolve as the entertainment content industry is constantly evolving. The co-location of ATF and ScreenSingapore has proven to be a step in the right direction, bringing about great synergy for both TV and film players. With the inclusion of digital innovations and new media content, it is truly an unmissable event.”