SAE Convention

The SAE Convention is a free networking event for creative-media development and technology enthusiasts. Socialising and connecting: the keys to the media industry.

Opening hours
Wednesday 10th Oct. 2018

  • Exhibition: 11.30 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Opening Panel 12.00 p.m.
  • Seminars: 1.30 p.m. to 6. p.m.

Thursday 11th Oct.

  • Exhibition: 9.30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Seminars: 10 a.m. to 6. p.m.
  • Awards Ceremony: 8 p.m.

Bringing together like minds and sharing the know-how to succeed in the creative-media and entertainment industries, the SAE Convention offers a myriad of opportunities for research, education and business development – the perfect forum for networking and exchanging ideas.

SAE Institute – the world’s largest network of creative-media colleges with 54 campuses in 27 countries – is at the very heart of global creative-media innovation and education.

We will welcome you on October 10th and 11th to the biggest SAE Convention in its legendary history!

Open space seminar concept

High level show venues in Cologne, Germany: Palladium & E-Werk


The two-day event features a trade show, a series of industry seminars and master classes and a VIP party with a live band and DJs. In keeping with SAE Institute’s educational mission, the trade show brings together over 50 exhibitors and more than 90 top brands of the music / pro audio, film, gaming and web industries showcasing their latest products and services.

Visitors can attend over 40 seminars presented by international industry professionals revealing tips and tricks of the entertainment trade.

Connect, learn, succeed!



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