International Congress of Arabic Publishing and Creative Industries
International Congress of Arabic Publishing and Creative Industries

Manarat Al Saadiyat, Abu Dhabi

Congress PCI – Third Edition 2024


Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Centre at the Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi, organizes the International Congress for Arabic Publishing and Creative Industries (Congress PCI), a pioneering annual forum in the Arab Region which showcases the latest trends in publishing through crucial cross-disciplinary conversations. Since the inaugural edition in 2022, the Congress has aimed to establish a knowledge-sharing hub for regional and global publishing and creative content developers in the Arab market.


The 2024 edition will bring together a distinguished ensemble of experts, business leaders, publishing pioneers, content creators, and investors from over 50 countries to engage in critical discussions about the rapid advancements of creative industries across all platforms, driven by emerging technologies and new business models to create opportunities for the globalisation of Arabic content.

The Congress programme for this year also includes specialised workshops and masterclasses aiming to enhance professional skillsets of publishers, authors, content creators, and university students. The Congress also hosts an exhibition of new technologies and digital innovations in publishing and content creation presented by leading global and regional brands.


Why you should attend:

  • Knowledge and inspiration: Gain insights and inspiration from panel discussions and expert speakers and explore contemporary practices such as the transformation of written narratives into digital format.
  • Intellectual exchange and networking: Connect and engage with thought leaders and industry professionals to learn about contemporary practices and innovation patterns, towards valuable partnerships, collaborations, and business opportunities.
  • Professional Capacity Building: Enhance technical and creative skills and build capabilities through specialized tracks in various domains including audio content creation, digital journalism, scriptwriting, anime illustration, anime, comics and visual novels.


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