Keynote Session to Kick-off Brand x Content Portion of Conference and Include  Special Guest Appearance by Renowned Commentator Tony Schiavone

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 11, 2019 – NATPE announced today thatBrandi Rhodes, Chief Brand Officer of All Elite Wrestling (AEW), will give her first ever keynote opening the Brands x Content portion of NATPE Miami 2020 on January 22.  She will also welcome special guest Tony Schiavone, widely considered to be one of the most important voices in wrestling, for a one-on-one Q&A session.  NATPE Miami is scheduled for January 21-23, 2020 at the Fontainebleau Resort in Miami, Florida.

AEW is a groundbreaking new professional wrestling league that features a world-class roster of diverse male and female wrestlers, giving fans a new wrestling experience for the first time in 20 years.  Every Wednesday, AEW: Dynamite airs live on TNT from packed arenas in different host cities across the nation. AEW: Dynamite exploded onto the wrestling scene. It premiered on TNT as Wednesday’s #1 wrestling show and as the network’s biggest debut in 5 years. A hugely popular show, AEW has reached nearly 30 million people on TNT in its first two months.

Brandi’s highly anticipated keynote will discuss this groundbreaking new wrestling league, its unparalleled diversity and inclusiveness, and how AEW, along with WarnerMedia, plans to compete and succeed in an industry that has been monopolized for decades.

NATPE, the one-stop shop for the global commerce of content, is slated to welcome attendees from every corner of the globe. As the ultimate resource for international content executives, the conference tracks include the Station Group Summit, Streaming Plus, Brands x Content, International Focus, Content Innovation and Unscripted. Additional programming and executive attendees will be announced in the coming weeks.

NATPE is the largest U.S-based global content association and professional membership organization dedicated to shaping the future of content through global marketplaces and conferences, screenings, awards, and networking events, including NATPE Miami Marketplace + Conference, L.A. Screenings Independents, NATPE Budapest International and NATPE STREAMING PLUS. Representing every facet of the content business, NATPE, with a history of over five decades, is committed to representing the needs of its evolving members and constituents across all platforms and to bringing them together to be the indispensable resource in the evolution of content as the conduit to connectivity, business insights and opportunity.

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