More than 170 MDIF clients, investors, staff and Board members from more than 40 countries attended the opening ceremony of the Media Forum 2023 in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
The opening kicks off two days of panels, presentations and workshops, during which media leaders share strategies and solutions for developing more sustainable independent news businesses in challenging environments.
Topics examined will range from harnessing journalism impact for audience growth, to the effect of AI on the media industry and successful stories of revenue generation.
With participants coming from 43 countries from Colombia to India, Romania to Nigeria, and from all types of media, including print, broadcast, online, apps, platforms and tools, the Media Forum is a unique knowledge-sharing event where media businesses can together explore answers to their common problems.
The focus of the event is panels and workshops of media leaders sharing their experiences of building more robust, resilient media companies, with additional input by external specialist speakers.