ContentAsia Summit 2020


ContentAsia Summit: The Social Distance Edition

27-28 August 2020

The annual CONTENTASIA SUMMIT, the leading conference for the premium video entertainment industry in Asia, takes place on 27-28 August

We’re going for a virtual world that will run live across two days, with two simultaneous conference tracks from the JKN Global Media Auditorium and the ContentAsia Awards Theatre, screenings at The Viu Screening Room, people to meet and talk to, studios and distributors to visit on our Exhibition Floor, and information you can access live or download from our Resource Centre and Video Vault.

Plus the inaugural ContentAsia Awards on the evening of Friday, 28 August. More info at

The ContentAsia Summit World will be open 24/7 for a month after the live event, with sessions on-demand, reports, data, insights and a wealth of intelligence to fill delegates' virtual "swag bag". Plus there is animated entry experience; at this stage of the pandemic, we reckon it's a good time to bring on the gimmicks. And we could, so we did.

The Theme: Spread The Love

This year's ContentAsia Summit plays against a backdrop of all things unprecedented – the highest engagement with video entertainment in history, the most disrupted business and production environment anyone can remember, the speediest uptake of digital services ever, crushing volumes of user data, the crashing end of some streaming dreams, the beginning of an epic battle between global giants and the new wave of regional streamers in Asia, and a content arms race for Asian stories that is already putting local studios under enormous pressure to deliver.

Our theme this year is SPREAD THE LOVE because after the past six months and what could be a brutal next six or more, we’re all having to tap new ways of making things happen... and that means a new age of collaboration, co-development, co-production and whatever other sharing we can load into the conversation to drive opportunities. The ultimate aim is to drive take up of and engagement with content in Asia.


About the ContentAsia Summit

The ContentAsia Summit launched in 2009 as a one-day focus on all the issues impacting Asia’s content industry. The event has  expanded since but the mission is the same: to create a dedicated space to talk face-to-face about the content ecosystem and the innovation and strategies driving entertainment companies in an increasingly connected universe.

The goal, as usual, is to showcase content as the value creator it is, and to present a unique, independent agenda firmly grounded in ContentAsia’s day-to-day interaction through the year with the industry on the ground in Asia and with global companies operating growing content businesses in the region.

The ContentAsia Summit is organised by ContentAsia, an Asia-based information resource that covers content creation, funding, financing, licensing, distribution, design and branding, and technology across the Asia region.


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