ICT & Media Sector: Highlights from the Key Industry Events in Q4 2023

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The fourth quarter of 2023 brought a wave of innovation and development in the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and Media industry. From the launch of cutting-edge products to groundbreaking conferences, the events during this quarter showcased the dynamic nature of the industry. Acknowledging the significant role of these events, Allied Market Research (AMR) has curated an extensive overview of major events in the ICT & Media industry during Q4 2023.

AMD Instinct MI300 Accelerator Launch - Advancing AI

In November 2023, AMD, an American multinational semiconductor company based in Santa Clara, California, announced "Advancing AI," an event that took place on December 6, 2023. The highlight was the launch of the next-generation AMD Instinct™ MI300 data center GPU accelerator family. Dr. Lisa Su, AMD Chair & CEO, led discussions with AMD officials, AI ecosystem partners, and customers, shedding light on how AMD products and software are reshaping the panorama of AI, adaptive, and high-performance computing. The event underscored AMD's growing momentum in the realm of AI hardware and software partnerships.

BLACKPINK's VR Concert - A Virtual Extravaganza with Meta

In November 2023, BLACKPINK, a South Korean girl group formed by YG Entertainment, collaborated with Meta and The Diamond Bros and presented their first-ever virtual reality K-pop concert in December. The VR Encore concert aimed to redefine the entertainment scene, aligning with Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg's vision of an integrated virtual world. The event not only showcased BLACKPINK's musical prowess in the virtual realm but also emphasized the potential of VR technology in transforming the future of live performances.

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IoT Tech Expo Global - Unveiling the Potential of IoT Ecosystem

On November 30 and December 1, 2023, IoT Tech Expo Global, a two-day conference focusing on top-level content and thought leadership discussions within the IoT industry, was held in Olympia, London. Technology professionals explored the latest innovations, implementations, and strategies driving businesses forward across various industries, including manufacturing, transport, government, healthcare, and more.

Blockchain Expo Global - Navigating the Blockchain Landscape

On November 30 and December 1, 2023, Blockchain Expo Global was held in Olympia, London. This event delved into the blockchain ecosystem, providing enterprise technology professionals with insights into the latest innovations, implementations, and strategies driving businesses forward across diverse sectors.

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Quantum Computing Inc. Presents at Benchmark Company's Discovery One-on-One Investor Conference

In December 2023, Quantum Computing Inc., a company offering full-stack quantum software and hardware solutions, made waves in the quantum optics and nanophotonics technology sector by presenting at The Benchmark Company's 12th Annual Discovery One-on-One Investor Conference. The event, held at the New York Athletic Club, provided a unique one-on-one format for institutional and individual investors to engage with Quantum Computing Inc. leaders, including Robert Liscouski, Co-Founder & CEO, and Chris Boehmler, CFO. The conference served as a platform for fostering connections and showcasing the company's innovations.

Webinar on CSRD and Automation for ESG Reporting

In December 2023, Digital Workforce, a leading service provider specializing in intelligent automation, RPA, and AI services, and Ramboll, a global engineering, architecture and consultancy company, organized a webinar addressing the forthcoming EU Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD). Titled "CSRD is around the corner: Leverage Automation for Streamlined ESG Reporting", the webinar explored the dynamic landscape of ESG reporting. Cutting-edge technologies like Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and Intelligent Document Processing (IDP) were discussed as vital tools for companies aiming for compliance and excellence in sustainability reporting.

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Allied Market Research's Verdict

The fourth quarter of 2023 in the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and Media industry was marked by a series of transformative events, each contributing to the sector's speedy evolution. From AMD's groundbreaking launch of the Instinct MI300 Accelerator to BLACKPINK's virtual reality concert with Meta, the industry witnessed the convergence of innovation and collaboration. Quantum Computing Inc.'s participation in The Benchmark Company's Investor Conference underscored advancements in quantum optics and nanophotonics technology. The IoT Tech Expo Global and Blockchain Expo Global in Olympia, London, showcased the potential of the IoT and blockchain ecosystems, respectively. Furthermore, the CSRD Automation Webinar demonstrated how cutting-edge technologies like Robotic Process Automation and Intelligent Document Processing are becoming indispensable in the realm of sustainability reporting. As per AMR analysts, these events collectively marked a quarter of transformative breakthroughs, setting the stage for a promising future in the world of technology and media. Get in touch with AMR analysts for a deep dive in various industries in the sector.

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