Casbaa

CASBAA
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Formation 1991
Type Broadcasting Association
Membership 130 member companies
Official languages English
CEO Christopher Slaughter
Website http://www.casbaaconvention.com

Introduction

CASBAA is the association for multichannel TV in Asia. Established in 1991, CASBAA has grown with the industry to include digital multichannel television, content, platforms, advertising and video delivery.

Covering Asia and encompassing over 470 million connections within a footprint across the region, CASBAA works to be the authoritative voice for multichannel TV promoting even handed and market friendly regulation, IP protection and revenue growth for subscriptions and advertising.

CASBAA’s 130 member organisations include leading cable, satellite, DTH and broadband operators as well as multinational networks and programmers in Asia and worldwide. Member corporations also comprise leading suppliers and manufacturers of broadcast technology, related business service providers, communications, advertising & marketing agencies, media, government regulatory bodies, telecom companies, new media service providers and network enablers.

Mission

The mission of CASBAA is to promote the growth of pay TV and video content through industry information, networking exchanges and events while promoting global best practices. The Association is also dedicated to the development of regulatory best practices which assist the interests of both domestic and international participants within the multichannel and communication communities.

CASBAA undertakes a number of initiatives including the pursuit of copyright enforcement, promotion of multichannel TV as a key advertising medium, the promotion of regional technical standards, regulatory roundtables and educational seminars of the business environment for traditional, electronic media, and telecom companies.

CASBAA works to inform, represent and connect its members through a variety of platforms and leads the industry by developing and publishing research and reports on key markets, share news and trends, and communicate with the media and general public.

Governance

CASBAA is led by a Council of Governors. The Council is composed of non-elected Governors who are representatives of Patron member companies, and elected Governors from member companies. These members then elect the Association Chairman and a Board of Directors for a two-year term, which is directly responsible for the management of CASBAA in concert with the CEO. 

Publications and Reports

In addition to weekly and monthly newsletters highlighting industry news, media releases, events and jobs, CASBAA regularly publishes reports and papers on a variety of issues. CASBAA also produces Connections magazine biannually for members with updates, information and other news. On occasion, CASBAA also work with members to post their research and data, if it is even handed in its approach. 

Representation

Policy and Regulatory issues are among the highest priorities for CASBAA.  The Association undertakes numerous initiatives to advocate on behalf of the pay-TV industry in the Asia-Pacific region, including pursuit of copyright enforcement, promotion of best practices for governments, lobbying and information activities, regulatory roundtables and educational seminars. 

CASBAA Committees

CASBAA committees play a key role in establishing the priorities and initiatives of the Association and of the sectors that CASBAA represents. Representatives of Member companies are encouraged to join relevant committees. A Director of the Board oversees each committee's activities and liaises directly with its Chairs.

Currently, CASBAA offers seven committees:

  • CASBAA 2020 Committee
  • CASBAA Advertising & Research Committee
  • CASBAA OTT & Connected Media Group
  • CASBAA Regulatory & Anti-Piracy Committee
  • CASBAA Satellite Industry Committee
  • CASBAA Technology Advisory Group
  • CASBAA Operator’s Group

CASBAA Convention

The CASBAA flagship annual meeting brings together operators, content providers, satellite services, technology, carriers and ad agencies from across Asia and the world in lively debate and exchange of information through Keynote addresses, In Conversation sessions and panel discussions. Networking breakfasts, lunches and official receptions allow delegates to connect with their peers in informal social settings and to forge new partnerships.

Recent Conventions:

  • CASBAA Convention 2007
  • CASBAA Convention 2008 - All Eyes are On Asia
  • CASBAA Convention 2009
  • CASBAA Convention 2010 - Unlock Your Networks
  • CASBAA Convention 2011 - TV365
  • CASBAA Convention 2012 - 18 Reasons Why
  • CASBAA Convention 2013 - Change is ON THE AIR


References


External links

  • CASBAA (official website)
  • CASBAA Convention (official website)
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