Including Bob Greenblatt, Byron Allen, Chris Abrego, Dan Cohen, Jeff Sagansky, Jessica Reif Ehrlich, Kathleen Finch, Laura Molen, and Soledad O’Brien

A+E, Banijay Americas, Debmar-Mercury, Disney-ABC, Globo, MGM, NBCUniversal, Sony Pictures Television, Univision, ViacomCBS, WarnerMedia Among Those Confirmed to return to Miami for the In-Person Marketplace and Conference – January 18-20, 2022

LOS ANGELES, November 19, 2021 – The National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE), the premier global business association for content producers, distributors, streamers and buyers across all platforms, has revealed the first programming details for NATPE Miami 2022.  The annual in-person event is set to take place from January 18-20, 2022, at the Fontainebleau Resort in Miami, Florida.

The main stage program’s first programming details include conversations and fireside chats with:

  • Former Chairman of WarnerMedia Entertainment, Chairman of NBCUniversal Television Group, and founder of the production studio The Green Room, Bob Greenblatt will be interviewed by Soledad O’Brien, host of Matter of Fact;
  • Chairman and CEO, Allen Media Group, Byron Allen;
  • Chairman of the Americas, Banijay and President and CEO, Endemol Shine Holdings, Cris Abrego
  • President, ViacomCBS Global Distribution Group, Dan Cohen;  
  • Eagle Equity Investment Partner, Jeff Sagansky will be interviewed by Robert Friedman, CEO, Bungalow Media + Entertainment;
  • Senior Media and Entertainment Analyst, BofA Securities, Inc., Jessica Reif Ehrlich
  • Chief Lifestyle Brands Officer, Discovery Inc., Kathleen Finch
  • President of Ad Sales and Partnerships, NBCUniversal, Laura Molen.

The industry will once again converge in South Beach, home of the in-person return of the leading one-stop shop for commerce around global content. From production, distribution and streaming  to advertising, marketing, and investing, every aspect of the content industry will be covered in conversation both by the speakers and the attendees networking throughout the hotel’s property. More details on leading executives speaking at the conference portion of the event will be revealed in the coming weeks. 

Additionally, today, as a sign of the momentum NATPE is seeing as its early 2022 flagship event rapidly approaches, the organization has announced that A+E, Banijay Americas, Debmar-Mercury, Disney – ABC, Globo, MGM, NBCUniversal, Sony Pictures Television, Univision, ViacomCBS, and WarnerMedia are among the companies confirmed to attend  the first major content event of the new year. Global streaming platforms such as Pluto, Tubi, and Redbox to participate as well.

Said JP Bommel, President and CEO, NATPE, “We are thrilled to be back in-person in Miami with safety as our main priority and, with a programming lineup that represents the evolution and transformation of the content industry. The conference is designed to address new business opportunities, new markets and financing of global productions as there is a huge demand for fresh content globally in television, film and streaming.”

Additional speakers and event updates will be published as they become available on NATPE’s website at:


National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE) is a global content association and professional membership organization dedicated to shaping the future of content through global marketplaces and conferences, screenings, awards, and networking events; all specially curated for the content industry. Representing every facet of the content business, NATPE’s rich history, spanning over five decades, cements its roots as the largest U.S.-based global content association. NATPE is committed to representing the needs of our evolving members and constituents across all platforms and to bringing them together to shape the future of the business of content. It organizes three trade shows: NATPE Miami, the #1 global content show in the Americas; LA Screenings Independents, with focus in Latin America and US Hispanic; and NATPE Budapest, the ultimate destination for companies targeting CEE and CIS.

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