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provides extraordinary opportunities to listen and learn from leaders and legends in the media marketplace. With more than 50+ sessions over three days, NATPE packs the program with key attractions, topical discussions, nuts and bolts workshops, keynote addresses, special displays, events and awards programs – all focused on the content lifecycle.

The NATPE 2016 schedule is now in active development. Be sure to check back to this page as we develop our dynamic schedule of events for the 2016 Market & Conference, or sign up for our weekly newsletter and stay up to date on all NATPE events and activities!

In the meantime, please browse our schedule of events from NATPE 2015.

Take a look at the special events that happened at NATPE 2015: Content Without Borders.

This year, NATPE is launching, on Day One of the conference, a separate and alternative strand of sessions under the banner NATPE Reality.  Join us for this first-ever daylong event, designed to attract buyers, distributors, creators, producers and stars from every aspect of our reality business.  

Officially the first reality and formats market of the year, NATPE presents this dedicated track to provide you with invaluable connections to the reality executives who can take you product from idea to screen, cutting edge information and insight on the latest trends in reality programming.

 Click here to find out more!

It’s time to meet the companies actively seeking your type of content. NATPE continues to be the premier destination for advanced industry professionals. For 2015, we are presenting a NATPE Miami first – the NATPE Reality PRO Pitch event – a must-attend program for producers and content creators ready to take their project to the next level.

Sign up to connect and pitch your original ideas directly to top executives from the worlds of broadcast, cable and syndicated television.

 Click here to find out more and sign up!

There are brand-new shows. There are classic shows. There are shows that have been slowly growing in their appeal and their influence. The NATPE Reality Breakthrough Award is designed to honor those reality programs that “broke through the clutter” in the preceding year and “made some noise,” becoming part of the cultural conversation, and generally altered our expectations of what constitutes a reality program.

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Welcome PartyMONDAY

  • Monday, January 19
  • 6-8 PM
  • The Welcome Party will be at the Thompson Hotel, less than 4 short blocks from the Tresor entrance of the Fontainebleu Hotel and Resort. Attendees can walk to the party on Collins or via the connected Boardwalk.
  • Open to all registered attendees  
  • Sponsored By

Opening Night PartyTUESDAY

  • Tuesday, January 20
  • 6-8 PM
  • Fontainebleau Hotel Poolside
  • Sponsored By

First Name Last Name Position Company
Cris Abrego Co-Chairman and Co-CEO Endemol NA
Thom Allcock VP Marketing Solutions Mode Media
Matt Apfel VP, Strategy & Creative Content at Samsung Telecommunications America Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC
Jon Avnet Co-CEO Indigenous Media.
Jake Avnet Co-Founder / Producer Indigenous Media.
Robert Bakish President and CEO Viacom International Media Networks
Ali Barash Digital Media Agent United Talent Agency
Jim Barry Media Spokesperson CEA (Consumer Electronics Association)
Jose Antonio Baston President of Television and Contents Televisa Internacional
Rola Bauer President / Partner Tandem Communications GmbH
Mike Beale Director of International Formats ITV Studios
David Beck Co-Founder BRaVe Ventures
Linda Bell Blue Executive Producer, ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT CBS Television Distribution
Chad Bennett CEO and Founder Populus Brands
Eric Berger EVP Digital Networks/GM Crackle Sony Pictures Television
Tom Bergeron Host AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS and DANCING WITH THE STARS, ABC
Gary Binkow CCO/Co-Founder Collective Digital Studio
Stephen Brown EVP, Programming & Development Fox Television Stations
Paul Buccieri Chairman Chairman ITV Studios US Group and Global Entertainment
Lonnie Burstein EVP, Programming and Production Debmar Mercury
Alex Carloss Head of Originals YouTube
Eileen Carty VP of East Coast Sales, POPSUGAR Inc.
Anna Carugati Group Editorial Director WORLD SCREEN
Malcolm CasSelle CEO Timeline Labs
Gustavo Cisneros Chairman Cisneros Group of Companies
Adriana Cisneros CEO and Vice Chairman Cisneros Group of Companies
Stewart Clarke Editorial Director Informa Telecoms & Media
Kristen Comings Vice President, Media, Digital, Content and Consumer Promotions L'Oreal Paris
Ezra Cooperstein Chief Operating Officer Fullscreen
Angela Courtin Chief Marketing Officer Relativity Media
Eric Day Co-Founder Trium Entertainment
Vin Di Bona Chairman, Creator and Executive Producer Vin Di Bona Productions
Hayley Dickson Vice President of Acquisitions & Development FremantleMedia
Scott Donaton Global Chief Content Officer Universal McCann
Sebastien Dong-hun Lee Co-Founder / Producer EnterMedia Contents
Malik Ducard Content Business Development Google YouTube
Richard Ehrsam Head of Entertainment Formats Televisa Internacional
Chet Fenster Managing Partner, Head of Content MEC Entertainment
Craig Ferguson Host, THE LATE LATE SHOW CBS
Lisa Filipelli VP of Talent Big Frame, Inc.
Amy Finnerty EVP, Talent Partnerships Maker Studios, Inc.
Tom Forman CEO RelativityREAL
Olivier Francois Chief Marketing Officer Chrysler Group LLC
Connor Franta Talent Google YouTube
David Freeman Co-Head, Brand Partnerships, Digital Content Packaging Creative Artists Agency
Vince Gilligan Creator/Producer, BREAKING BAD AMC
Dan Goodman Co-Founder Believe Entertainment Group
Jorge Granier CEO Latin Everywhere
Melissa Grego Editor-in-Chief BROADCASTING & CABLE
Philip Gurin President The Gurin Company
Roland Hamilton Managing Director, USA Dailymotion
Dan Harmon Showrunner/EP of Community Harmonious Claptrap
Christy Haubegger Agent/Executive Creative Artists Agency
Matt Heiman Founder Diagonal View Productions
Rebecca Howard General Manager, Video Production The New York Times
Gale Anne Hurd Chairman and CEO Valhalla Entertainment
Mitchell Hurwitz Writer / Producer The Hurwitz Company
Harry Jessell Editor and Co-Publisher TVNewsCheck
Marcus Johns Talent, Vine.com Vine Labs, Inc.
Andy Kaplan President, Worldwide Networks Sony Pictures Television
Michael Klein EVP, Programming & Content Strategy, Digital Channels Conde Nast Entertainment
Steve Koenig Director, Industry Analysis CEA
Shira Lazar Co-Founder/Host Whats Trending
Jay Leno Executive Big Dog Productions
Jordan Levin Executive Vice President Xbox Entertainment Studios
Stu Levy Founder & CEO, TOKYOPOP TOKYOPOP
Hernan Lopez President & CEO Fox International Channels
Philippe Maigret CEO, Endemol Studios Endemol USA
Rob Master Vice President of Media, Americas and Europe Unilever U.S.
Hilary Estey McLoughlin President, Creative Affairs CBS Television Distribution
Erin McPherson Chief Content Officer Maker Studios
Ian Moffitt Senior Director of Programming, Strategy and Acquisition at Yahoo Yahoo!
David Morgan Chief Executive Officer Simulmedia
Jonathan Murray Chairman Bunim-Murray Productions
Michele Nasraway Executive Producer ABC Television Network
Clay Newbill Executive Producer Shark Tank
Tyler Oakley Vlogger and Internet Personality
Bonnie Pan Executive Vice President, Programming Maker Studios, Inc.
Suk Park Co-CEO DramaFever Corp.
Sarah Passe Business Development Executive Creative Artists Agency
Sahil Patel Editorial Director VideoInk
Alp Pekkocak Vice President, Product Marketing – Programmatic Platform YuMe, Inc.
Rod Perth President and CEO NATPE
Brent Poer President, Liquid Thread Starcom MediaVest Group
Mitzi Reaugh Executive in Residence Chernin Entertainment
Jesse Redniss Founder BRaVe Ventures
Adam Roseman Co-Founder and CEO FansTang / China Branding Group
Daniel Rosenberg Founding Partner Piro
Grant Ross Executive VP of Global Creative Development and Format Acquisition Zodiak Media
Ted Sarandos Chief Content Officer Netflix
Valerie Schaer Executive Vice President, Creative Affairs NBCUniversal Domestic TV Distribution
Hans Schiff Agent CAA
Michael Schmidt Chief Creative Officer Spiral / Red Arrow International
Michael Schneider Executive Editor TV Guide Magazine
Wayne Scholes CEO Red Touch Media
Lori H. Schwartz Managing Partner StoryTech
Matt Seiler Global CEO, IPG Mediabrands Mediabrands Worldwide
Jennifer Sharp VP - Partnerships Joyous
Greg Siegel SVP, Development & Production, Digital Legendary Entertainment
Sukhinder Singh Cassidy CEO/Founder Joyus.com
Morgan Spurlock President Warrior Poets
Carrie Stein Entertainment One Television
Wendy Sterling SVP of West Coast Sales and Content StyleHaul
Matthew Strauss Senior Vice President and General Manager, Video Services, Comcast Cable Comcast Cable
Jonas Tåhlin CEO of Absolut Elyx THE ABSOLUT COMPANY
Michael Teicher EVP, Advertising Sales Twentieth Television
Mark Terbeek Partner Greycroft Partners
Todd Thicke Executive Producer Todd Thicke
Peter Tortorici CEO GroupM Entertainment Global
Joe Uva Chairman, Hispanic Enterprises and Content, NBCUniversal NBCUniversal
Gary Vaynerchuk Host of Wine Library TV Wine Library
Andrew Wallenstein co-editors-in-chief Variety
Sara White Director, National Markets and Major Accounts The Associated Press
Chris M. Williams Chief Audience Officer Maker Studios
David Williams Chief Content and Technology Strategist Endemol Group
Natalie Xanthakis Publisher, MODE Media & Editor, Mint Love Social Club Mode Media Corporation
Lauren Zalaznick Founder LZ SUNDAY PAPER
Gerhard Zeiler President Turner Broadcasting System International

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NATPE 2015 offers a jam-packed series of all access networking activities from award receptions to late night parties and from poolside cocktail mixers to happy hours. And because everything is concentrated at the sophisticated Fontainebleau Resort or next door at the Eden Roc, connections with influential people were easily made.

NATPE’s Brandon Tartikoff Legacy Award is presented each year at a special reception during the annual NATPE Market & Conference. Held in association with Broadcasting & Cable and Multichannel News, the Legacy Award honorees are selected by NATPE’s Executive Committee with input from the editorial staffs of the two trade publications.

Named in honor of Brandon Tartikoff, arguably one of the medium’s greatest programmers whose imprint on the television industry will be viewed forever, the Brandon Tartikoff Legacy Award was created to recognize a select group of television professionals who exhibit extraordinary passion, leadership, independence and vision in the process of creating television programming and in evoking the spirit of Tartikoff’s generosity. 

The 12th Annual Brandon Tartikoff Legacy Award Will Honor Linda Bell Blue, Gustavo Cisneros and Adriana Cisneros,  Jay Leno, Jonathan Murray and Ted Sarandos. 

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