The eighth Asia Media Summit (AMS 8) will be held in Hanoi from May 22-26, 2011.
The news was released at a preparatory session for the eighth AMS held by Radio the Voice of Vietnam (VOV) on January 12.
At the session, VOV Deputy General Director, Dao Duy Hua said that thorough preparations for the summit have begun to ensure its success.
The event is expected to attract 500 international and 200 domestic delegates including general directors, executive directors, managers, policy makers, experts and scholars in the field of broadcasting and television from the Asia-Pacific region, Europe, Africa, North America and the United Arab Emirates.
The summit, the first of its kind in Vietnam, includes two plenary sessions to be held on May 24-25.
The annual event, which was established by the Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD) in 2004, is expected to provide broadcasting and television agencies in the region with a paltform to share experience and ideas.