Online registration commences for 9th edition of Arab Media Forum

Published March 17th, 2010 - 01:02 GMT

The Dubai Press Club today announced online registration has commenced for the 9th edition of the Arab Media Forum that will gather significant number of eminent global and Arab members of the media in Dubai.

Organized under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, Arab Media Forum 2010 will be held from 12-13 May at The Atlantis-Palm Hotel.

Prospective media delegates can visit the new website that will guide them through the entire process once they enter their details.
Maryam Bin Fahad, Executive Director, Dubai Press Club, said: “The online registration is part of our commitment to provide enhanced services to  members of the media who seek to participate in the 9th edition of the forum, one of the most prominent international media events.

“The online registration process reflects the extent of growth the digital media has witnessed over the years and its significant role in the media sector as a whole. We believe today’s tech-savvy journalists will find our user-friendly online registration process an effective way to accurately input their personal data.”

Dubai Press Club’s dedicated team headed by Jassim Al Shamsi, Assistant Projects Manager, is assigned to handle the online registration and to co-ordinate invitees’ visits at local, regional and international levels.


The new website integrates state-of-the-art communication tools for the media and the general public including modern interfaces to acquire details on the Arab Media Forum. Keeping pace with the rapid growth of electronic media in the Arab region, the web site also provides links to social networking platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

The website provides the AMF 2010 agenda and includes an integrated archive of the sessions from the event’s previous editions. It also comprises an image library of the forum since 2005. The portal is designed to serve as a comprehensive reference point that will benefit international researchers and scholars in the field of media.

In addition, the website offers an opportunity for visitors to watch videos of meetings and workshops of Arab Media Forum that were attended by eminent global and Arab members of the media. It serves as a cache of information on various issues and outlines diverse views on the changing phenomena in the Arab and global media landscape.

AMF 2010 will host a busy agenda incorporating a variety of topics on the latest findings included in the Arab Media Outlook 2009-2013. The event will embark upon most aspects imposed by the various changes and challenges of economic, political, social and technological media industries.

The 8th session of the Arab Media Forum held under the theme ‘The Arab Media…weight of variable changes and the burden of crisis’ witnessed more than 60 speakers from across the Arab region and the world. Over 2,000 delegates including newspaper editors, television and radio station officials, as well as columnists and intellectuals attended the event.

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