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DISCOP East reports successful event

DISCOP East, which just ended in Budapest, is reporting a successful 18th edition of its market.
June 30, 2010

DISCOP East, which just ended in Budapest, is reporting a successful 18th edition of its market. Organizers say that 304 companies participated as sellers from 36 countries, which included 12 Central and Eastern European countries, while 406 buyers came from 31 countries. Of those numbers, 265 companies represented TV stations, Pay-TV platforms, territorial agents, home video distributors and alternative new media platforms. The 2011 DISCOP East market will be held from June 21 to June 23 and the DISCOPRO conference and pitching sessions will take place on June 24. The event will once again take place at the Sofitel Hotel, Budapest.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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