Why Attend

NATPE MIAMI 2019 Overview Video

Smart, engaging content knows no borders: a deep dive into the changing dynamics of media and content on the global stage.

Events and topics include:

• International Content Acquisition Panel
               …with execs from Amazon,Netflix, A+E, CBS and Banijay 
• The Global TV Demand Awards 
• The 2019 Latin American Summit 
• International Co-Production Panel


(Note:  Schedule is subject to change.)

What the World is Buying
There is no shortage of opportunity driven by current trends in international content acquisition. A sharp focus on the changing dynamics of media and entertainment is more critical than ever, given how rapidly content global distribution and monetization are being disrupted. The rapid pace of change and deployment of new business models requires leading executives make commitment to transformation. Learn which contemplate what will drive customer and brand relevance, strategic growth and operational excellence.

The Global TV Demand Awards
The winners of the first-ever data-driven TV content awards will be presented at the NATPE international content market in Miami on January 22, 2019. The Global TV Demand Awards celebrate the most popular television – without a panel of judges or any other subjective voting body. For the first time ever, content decisions can be made using globally consistent data showing. Join us as we reveal which content brands resonate most with consumers around the world.

KEYNOTE: International TV Has Grown Up: A Conversation with Mark Kaner and Gerhard Zeiler 
Mark Kaner, Twentieth Century Fox TV Distribution President and Gerhard Zeiler, President of Turner International, two of the most prominent and well-respected executives in international television, discuss on stage the future of international distribution and content creation in this age of significant change. Are we capable as an industry of properly fulfilling the needs of an international content pipeline? What does the future hold for the independent producer? How will the rapid change we are seeing effect the core of our industry from an international perspective?

Innovating International Co-Productions 
Some of the most successful series on television originated far away from where audiences have been newly engaged. This session will highlight the challenges to be overcome and the opportunities available in producing, marketing and selling your programming internationally.

Transatlantic Co-Production Case Studies
Examples of successful collaborations that cross borders and boundaries are still thin on the ground. In this session we talk with those that have managed to succeed in this complicated arena. We will examine the specific skills and logistics required to create a series across two entirely different countries, with radically differing cultures and climates, and how this results in a series with true international appeal.

MENA Region Master Class
Some of the most rapidly-growing opportunities for success can be found in the Middle East and North African region. Local industry executive leaders join us in Miami to share their knowledge in this uniquely interactive environment.

KEYNOTE: In Conversation with Keshet’s Avi Nir

International Focus Cocktail Party

The 2019 NATPE Latin American Summit
An annual tradition continues as NATPE once again hosts top-level experts and executives to discuss innovations and trends in content throughout this dynamic region of the world…and beyond.

KEYNOTE: In Conversation with AMC Networks International’s Eduardo Zulueta
A “chat with” a truly visionary leader regarding Latin Americanand international media.

The Latin American Streaming Revolution
Netflix, Amazon and other streaming giants are set to expand subscribers in Latin America and double-down on regionally produced originals. What does this mean for Latin America’s media industry? How can media companies adapt and turn challenges into opportunities? This specialized presentation will explore these questions and other implications for the industry.

Latin America – The Executive POV
The Latin American TV industry has never been more productive. Shows and formats of ever-increasing quality can be found throughout the continent and, increasingly, the rest of the world. Content easily crosses the Atlantic from TV producers in Spain and Portugal, and filters in from European territories as well. Streaming services are also making huge inroads as well; global platforms have launched a number of Mexican and Spanish original series already. The international executives with their fingers on the pulse of Latin America join us for a candid conversation on all of these topics and more.

Whether your brand is doc or drama, NATPE Miami offers boundless opportunity for content creators.

The NATPE Unscripted Breakthrough Awards ceremony honors the year’s most innovative reality shows.

Our content creation sessions feature a wide-ranging agenda exploring Unscripted and Scripted opportunities via:

• Workshops
• Panels
• Masterclasses


(Note:  Schedule is subject to change.)

NATPE-x: The Diverse Producers of “13 Brains”
A true NATPE success story, this union of passionate and talented emerging producers first came together at NATPE 2018. After two days of intensive development meetings – guided by well-known industry executive Scott Sternberg – the 13 Brains company was officially launched. Now with innovative unscripted projects underway, we celebrate their success to date and showcase their content in a unique presentation.

SHOWLAUNCHER Master Class from RevThink

Unscripted Executives and Producers Meetings 
NATPE introduces a new element of our conference in this special session, which will provide access to high level unscripted executives who will share insight and support of the creative producers in the Unscripted space who attend NATPE Miami.

Diverse Creators & Global Platforms, featuring Facebook’s Emerging Producers)
NATPE welcomes the sharp and innovative minds behind some of Facebook’s most amazing online content for a special showcase and discussion regarding the creative process in today’s wildly diverse online universe.

Scripted Master Class

Emerging Producer’s Workshop (By Invitation Only)

Advertising leaders and global consumer brands are driving innovation in fascinating ways with new original content and exciting partnerships creating opportunities limited only by imagination.

Join the discussion at NATPE MIAMI where our sessions will touch on a wide range of topics including:

• Brands and Creativity
• Disruption and Innovation
• Diversity and Content


(Note:  Schedule is subject to change.)

KEYNOTE PANEL: Television Advertising’s Future is Now: A Conversation with Industry Leadership 
The business of television requires thought leaders with strong and decisive perspective. Understanding the causes of shifting viewer behavior is only one skill required as the audience becomes more savvy to digital advertising strategies. In this discussion, focused on the new opportunities these changes present, we will hear from those finding new pathways to advertising success across all channels, platforms and devices.

Brands Powering Creativity 
The quest for advertising relatability should not come at the expense of creativity or distinctiveness. In an increasingly competitive market, what are the requirements to showcase a brand as meaningfully different? Some of the most-forward thinking and creative brand executives in the industry join us to discuss maintaining “Position 1” in the creative process.

Programming on Purpose: How National Geographic Transforms the Way We See the World
National Geographic executives Christian Drobnyk, EVP, Programming Strategy & Acquisitions and Mike Wiese, SVP, Branded Content share how National Geographic creates premium, multi-platform programming with a purpose – connecting its global audience and global brands through bold stories and experiences. Using examples from recent partnerships, the duo will address these topics: how the Nat Geo brand informs and amplifies its storytelling, successful narrative and audience development across their unparalleled media portfolio on every platform, how they work with production and brand partners within and beyond media, and more…   

TV Land of Confusion: Brands in the Time of Chaos
With TV audiences skipping commercials, time-shifting their viewing, and cutting cable, it’s a scary time for MSOs and linear networks. But this disruption gives brands a lot of power and the ability to evolve their thinking in creative ways. From long-form cable series like National Geographic and GE’s Breakthrough to Samsung’s successful digital series, Reframe This Space, hear how global brands are turning the tide and finding innovative ways to reach audiences and work with content creators and distributors to navigate the new normal.

Celebrating 55 years of service to the ever-evolving global television industry, the NATPE MIAMI Marketplace + Conference inspires the growth and success of content across all platforms by hosting an annual marketplace and conference that pulls content buyers, sellers, distributors, advertisers, and influencers from around the globe to make deals and share in the international conversation. Miami sits at the nexus of this market, taking place in January to kick off the year with the biggest deals in content.

Why come to the NATPE MIAMI Marketplace + Conference?

NEW TO NATPE? Here’s what you need to know:

NATPE hosts annual marketplace and conferences in Miami and Budapest that pull content buyers and sellers from around the globe to make deals and share in the international conversation. 

The NATPE MIAMI Marketplace + Conference sits at the nexus of this market, taking place in January to kick off the year with the biggest deals in content. 

NATPE welcomes our guests to the Fontainebleau and Eden Roc in Miami Beach for the 2019 Marketplace & Conference. From January 22-24, 2019 the Fontainebleau, Miami Beach is the EXCLUSIVE homes for everything NATPE. Dealmaking can happen everywhere in the lobby, at sessions and workshops, during luncheons and by the pool! Enjoy the elegance and modern luxury of the Fontainebleau Miami Beach Resort.

Why the NATPE MIAMI Marketplace + Conference?

BUYERS – Looking for the best content on the market? The NATPE MIAMI Marketplace + Conference is where you find fresh ideas from international and domestic producers in a changing industry. Content comes from all over the world to Miami just for you. With thousands of deals being made every year at NATPE, register today to be one of them!

EXHIBITORS – Want to sell your original content? The NATPE MIAMI Marketplace + Conference gives you access to international and domestic buyers and distributors who are looking to buy. No matter the format, you can find the perfect home for your content at NATPE! So, come to Miami to strike a deal and start the first day of the rest of your career.

ATTENDEES – The NATPE MIAMI Marketplace + Conference is where you meet the people you need to know. The biggest companies, brands and names come to Miami to share content and experience. Check out the sessions full of industry veterans and meet content buyers looking to put your work on the screen. What are you waiting for? This conference can change your life.