Early Momentum is Strong as NATPE Returns to Budapest InterContinental Hotel June 27-30

LOS ANGELES, February 24, 2016 – Following the recent confirmation that NATPE Budapest 2016 Market & Content Summit will return to Budapest, it was announced today that general registration for participants at the event is now officially open, with a triple-digit number of buyers already registered.

Housing for the event that will take place at the InterContinental Hotel from June 27–30, 2016, is now available. NATPE has reserved a special discounted rate and room block at the InterContinental Hotel rate of 160 Euros (plus 22% VAT), inclusive of free WIFI and breakfast.  As a special offer to exhibitors, NATPE is extending a 10% discount on exhibition fees when a hotel reservation for three (3) room nights at the InterContinental Budapest is confirmed.  The 10% discount will be credited back to exhibitors post NATPE Budapest.  Reservations must be made within NATPE’s room block, and before March 25, 2016, to take advantage of this special discount offer.

In its continued belief in the growth of the Central & Eastern European (CEE) region, NATPE Budapest 2016 Market & Content Summit is returning to Budapest.  Creative and production communities will be featured during the three day event providing unparalleled access to local production from that key region to the world.   

In addition to Hollywood studio screenings, the Market & Content Summit will also feature a lineup of prominent local and international industry leaders headlining an expanded conference agenda.  NATPE is currently accepting proposals for sessions and speakers, the deadline of which has been extended until March 7, and can be accessed at NATPE.com or via this direct link: Submit Speaker & Session Proposals.

“We are excited about our forthcoming plans for the return of NATPE to the great city of Budapest,” commented JP Bommel, Managing Director & COO for NATPE.  “Early momentum looks robust with a significant number of buyers having already pre-registered.  We are confident that this represents a strong indication that our decision to shift our focus towards local CEE producers and content is resonating well.  We are also keen to receive ideas and speaker suggestions from both the local and international production and distribution communities so we can create a truly bespoke and relevant program for our Summit to enhance the market experience for all attendees.”

Celebrating 54 years of service to the ever-evolving global television industry, NATPE inspires the growth and success of content development, creation, production, financing and distribution across all platforms through interdependent marketplaces where industry powers gather to offer insight and make deals. NATPE is the leader in developing international markets and conferences for the entire spectrum of the dynamic content business. For more information, please visit www.natpe.com.

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