(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) The 11th edition of the Arab Media Forum (AMF 2012) will open today at Grand Hyatt, Dubai. Themed 'Arab Media: Exposure and Transition', the two-day event will gather over 2,000 regional and global media representatives and 350 overseas guests.
The forum will focus on the latest developments in the Arab media landscape. Through a series of panel discussions and workshops, the region's largest media gathering will host 70 media experts and professionals from various sectors and academic backgrounds to deliberate on these developments and changing trends.
Engaging participants in a constructive dialogue, the event will particularly examine the impact of industry-specific issues on individuals and media institutions, and determine a roadmap for the Arab media.
The forum will conclude on May 9 with the announcement of winners for the Arab Journalism Awards. A special ceremony will honour the recipients across 12 categories amidst a distinguished audience of top government officials and media luminaries.