Riyadh: The Saudi Media Forum will kick off here tomorrow under the title “Media Industry: Opportunities and Challenges”, in the presence of a group of experts, media and thought leaders and the participation of more than 1,000 media representatives from 32 countries.

The two-day forum will discuss, through more than 50 sessions and workshops, the issues of the media industry in all its forms of audio-visual, print and digital; it will review the local and international experiences and challenges of the media message in light of the growing technological development and the spread of social media, and the dominant digital presence on the scene, in addition, to highlight on the experience of the talk shows and their acceptance and problems, and the requirements of professional success and issues related to performance and credibility and the fight against rumors and the impact on the overall events.

It also reviews media investment, advertising revenue and other issues of relevance to the media arena and the challenges facing it.

The speakers during the forum are decision-makers, ministers, officials and media representative including, Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Faisal, Chairman of the General Authority of Sports; Dr. Majid Al-Qasabi Minister of Commerce and Investment; Mohammed Al-Jadaan, Minister of Finance; Turki Al-Shabanah, Minister of Media; Turki Al Al-Alsheikh Chairman of the General Entertainment Authority; Sheikh Dr. Mohammed Al-Issa, Secretary-General of the Muslim World League; Dr. Fahd Almubark Minister of State and Member of the Preparatory Committee for the Kingdom’s hosting of 2020 G20 Riyadh Summit Committee; Dr. Fahd Tunisi Secretary-General of the G20 Saudi Secretariat; Osama Nugali Saudi Ambassador to Egypt; Turki Aldakhil Saudi Ambassador to the UAE.

For the remaining speakers visit https://saudimf.com/en/speakers.html

The forum will announce the results of the Saudi Media Award, which is one of the initiatives of the Forum aimed at developing media content, stimulating competition and honoring creators.