Strong International Participation Expected as Pavilions and Masterclasses from Brazil, Spain, China, South Korea, U.K., Turkey, Japan, Africa, and Canada
Los Angeles, CA, October 31, 2019 – The National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE) today announced the addition of big names from the international content community, including Banijay, all3media, Telemundo, Britbox, CBS, Canada Media Fund, and Kanal D who will speak at NATPE Miami Marketplace + Conference 2020 next year. Further industry leaders are expected to be announced in the coming weeks as NATPE continues to commit to growing its place as a premier marketplace and conference for the global content community to connect. NATPE Miami is scheduled for January 21-23, 2020 at the Fontainebleau Resort in Miami, Florida.
At the conference, Marco Bassetti, CEO of Banijay Group – the largest independent producer in the world – will give a keynote speech kicking off a collection of internationally-focused programming on Wednesday. Soumya Sriraman, President, Britbox will head a panel on streaming content from the U.K. Marcos Santana, President, Telemundo Global Studios will deliver a keynote as part of the popular Latin American Summit on Thursday. Armando Nuñez, President & CEO, CBS Global Distribution Group, Louise Pedersen, CEO, all3Media International, Kerim Emrah Turna, Executive Director, Kanal D International, and Valerie Creighton, President/CEO, Canada Media Fund will speak as part of the Global Distribution Opportunities keynote session to be moderated by NATPE Chairman, Andy Kaplan.
NATPE has also confirmed international exhibition pavilions from a variety of regions including to date Brazil, Spain, China, South Korea, U.K., Turkey. The confab will host insightful masterclasses with representation from additional international regions including Africa, Japan, and Canada. More pavilions and masterclasses with an international focus are expected to be announced in the coming weeks.
“NATPE has always been a place where the international community can come together and make deals happen. We see NATPE Miami as a one-stop-shop for international executives as so many areas of the business are represented in the halls of the Fontainebleau. We value all of the companies and executives who join us all over the world,” said JP Bommel, President and CEO, NATPE. “We are honored to have these stellar names join us in Miami this year as they shape the constantly shifting content conversation.”
Beyond having an International Focus, NATPE is slated to welcome attendees from every aspect of the content industry. Additional content tracks include Streaming Plus, Brands x Content, Station Groups Summit, and Unscripted. For those interested in registering for NATPE should visit https://www.natpe.com/miami/registration/
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.