IABM welcomes Red Bee Media to Platinum membership
Leading global media services company converts to top level status
IABM announced today that Red Bee Media (www.redbeemedia.com) has upgraded its IABM membership to Platinum. Red Bee joins a select group of industry leaders including Avid, Dell Technologies, Genelec, Grass Valley, Oracle, Skyline Communications and Verizon Media in enjoying the wide range of benefits and recognition that top-level Platinum membership of IABM confers.
IABM is the international membership organization whose members represent the majority of the broadcast, media and entertainment technology market's revenues worldwide. IABM facilitates the important networking and interactions that shape and define the unique ecosystem of the broadcast and media technology industry.
Red Bee Media is a leading global media services company, and a trusted partner to some of the world's strongest media brands and broadcasters, as well as new and innovative businesses, entrepreneurs, and content owners. Every day, millions of people across the globe discover, enjoy, and engage with content prepared, managed, broadcast and streamed through Red Bee's services.
For example - Red Bee manages the playout of large amounts of television broadcasts in the UK, France, UAE, Sweden and Finland, and has recently launched a number of successful video on-demand streaming services, including TV5MONDEplus in France and OyaWatch in Nigeria. In addition to this, Red Bee has launched Wnited, the world's first global streaming service for women's football and SportsTribal, a UK based advertising funded streaming platform for niche sports. In January, 2021, Red Bee delivered De Vrienden van Amstel, the Netherland's biggest livestream ever. They also provide large quantities of accessibility services such as captioning, audio description and sign language for broadcasters across Europe, APAC and the US, as well as Content Discovery services, helping audiences discover their favourite content and decide what to watch.
"Throughout the years Red Bee has enjoyed being a part of the IABM community. As we renew our membership, upgrading to Platinum status, we are looking forward to enhancing the partnership, benefitting from valuable research, knowledge sharing and the networking opportunities it brings to our organization," said Margaret Davies, Chief Marketing Officer, Red Bee Media.
"In 2020, the IABM played a significant role in supporting the necessary transformation to a more digital approach to networking in the broadcasting and media industry, by offering alternative arenas for us to showcase our services and thought leadership. We're looking forward to continuing to explore the future of our industry, together with the IABM and its members, as the world continues to change in 2021 and beyond," Davies concluded.
"I welcome Red Bee's decision to upgrade to Platinum membership of IABM," said Lisa Collins, IABM Head of Membership Engagement. "With its forward-looking philosophy and international operations, Red Bee has consistently been ahead of the curve as the Broadcast and Media industry transforms. IABM's global reach, research and knowledge base is well-suited to supporting Red Bee's ambitions as it continues to expand its reach and range of services."
About Red Bee Media
Red Bee Media is a leading global media services company headquartered in London, with 2300 media experts in Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and North America. Every day, millions of people across the globe discover, enjoy and engage with content prepared, managed, broadcast and streamed through Red Bee's services. The company empowers some of the world's strongest media brands, broadcasters and content owners to instantly connect with audiences anywhere at any time. Through an end-to-end, managed services offering, Red Bee provides innovative solutions across the entire content delivery chain - covering Live & Remote production, Managed OTT, Distribution, Media Management, Access Services, Content Discovery, Playout and Post-Production. Red Bee - Wowing audiences. By creating what's next.
IABM (www.theiabm.org) is the international trade association for suppliers of broadcast and media technology. IABM facilitates the important networking and interaction between suppliers that shape and define the unique ecosystem of the broadcast and media technology industry.
IABM supports member companies with a comprehensive range of services across market intelligence, training, technology, exhibitions and best practices - all designed to help them do better business. We hold the interests of member companies as paramount, and strive to provide strong guidance and support at every level in all geographies.
We understand that in today's rapidly changing media landscape, our members have never had a greater need for timely, relevant and effective advice and support. IABM's mission is to be an ever more powerful beacon that is highly responsive to all our members' needs in a timely fashion, helping them to prosper and navigate change successfully.