Wednesday, 6 April 2016

APO Appointed as Official Newswire for the 12th Edition of DISCOP AFRICA, Africa's Premier Industry Gathering for TV and Online Content

DISCOP AFRICA is the most important feature films, TV programs, adaptation rights and packaged TV channels market and coproduction forum dedicated to Africa
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, April 6, 2016/ -- Basic Lead LLC ( has today announced that APO ( will be the Official Newswire of the 12th Edition of DISCOP AFRICA (, Africa's premier industry gathering for TV and online content to be held at Sofitel Ivoire Hotel in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, May 31st to June 2, 2016.

Launched in 2008, DISCOP AFRICA is the most important feature films, TV programs, adaptation rights and packaged TV channels market and coproduction forum dedicated to Africa’s fast growing multi-screen and multi-platform marketplace.

Presenting an international market with a strong focus on the African content industry, alongside an educational program and networking hub, the event will play host to producers, distributors, pay-tv and mobile operators and alternative distribution platforms from throughout the region and beyond. DISCOP Africa’s expansion into West Africa instantly became an important Africa-centric industry gathering in the market calendar. In it’s second year in Abidjan, attendees will once again meet, connect and do business in this vibrant region.

Patrick Zuchowicki, founder of DISCOP Africa, said, “We are pleased to have APO as the Official Newswire to DISCOP Africa. It is evident that in terms of content distribution for press releases, APO Africa Wire® is the ideal partner to elevate the media attention to our events.”

Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard, APO Founder and CEO, said, "It gives us great pleasure to partner with DISCOP Africa following the success they have experienced, APO is confident to provide the event with greater media attention using Africa Wire®, the sole press release distribution and media monitoring service,  across all corners of Africa. We strongly support the promotion of African producers and film makers".

DISCOP AFRICA press releases will be distributed via Africa Wire® (, the newswire service for press release distribution and monitoring in Africa and beyond.
Used by some of the world’s largest companies, PR agencies, institutions and organisations, APO Africa Wire® has a potential reach of 600 million and guarantees the most extensive outreach in Africa, acting as a channel that allows APO’s clients to target audiences in all parts of the continent and also the world.

As the official newswire, APO is offering exhibitors a 20 percent discount off news release distribution.

APO is NASDAQ GlobeNewswire Authorized Agency for Africa offering unique access to 1.5 Million financial media outlets in North America, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and more. APO is also CSRwire Authorized Agency for Africa, offering access to a global wire dedicated to corporate social responsibility, health and sustainability communication.

More information about Africa Wire®, the service for newswire press release distribution in Africa, is available at

This is a joint press release by Basic Lead LLC and APO (African Press Organization).

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