Counting down to the AIBs 2016

Bloomberg Television's Mark Barton to host the AIBs 2016

Mark Barton, Bloomberg TV

Mark Barton, Bloomberg Television’s longest serving presenter in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, is to host the AIBs – the twelfth international awards for the best factual television, radio and online productions. Mark will guide guests at the awards dinner in London on Wednesday 2 November through the evening, bringing his on-air expertise to the most respected awards for factual TV, radio and online productions.

Who's in contention?

You can download the shortlist here. Good luck to all our shortlisted entrants!

Reserve your place for the sell-out gala awards night

Book individual seats or tables of 10 or 12 here.

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Advertise in the Winners and Finalists book

In this 12th year of the AIBs, we're offering the opportunity to advertise in the Winners and Finalists book.

This book is handed to all guests at the end of the gala awards event on 2 November. It is also made available online for all the 27,000+ media community that the Association for International Broadcasting reaches.

Book your space to associate your brand with success in this year's AIBs Winners and Finalist book - details are here.  

#iamabroadcaster - The AIBs Masterclass

Council Chamber, BBC Broadcasting House, London, W1A 1AA

The Masterclass – on Thursday 3 November, the day after the main awards event – will take place at the headquarters of the BBC at the kind invitation of BBC World Service. The famous art deco Council Chamber, the setting for many significant meetings of the BBC’s Board over the past 84 years, will be our venue. #iamabroadcaster offers an opportunity to see part of Broadcasting House that’s not generally accessible to the public. 

This new event, organised in association with IABM, will bring together finalists of this year's AIBs to talk about their work in a lively, interactive discussion. The aim is to allow the sharing of experience among programme makers from around the world.

Reserve your place here.

Key Dates

Launch |1 April 2016
Closing date | 15 July 2016
Shortlisting | July/August 2016
Judging | September/October 2016
Awards night | 2 November 2016
Masterclass | 3 November 2016


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