First-Ever NATPE Hollywood Providing New Benefits for Members and Focusing on New Business Opportunities in Television, Streaming and Film – June 1st, 2022

IRIS Awards to Take Place During Upfronts in New York – May 17th, 2022; NATPE Budapest Returns – June 27-30th, 2022

LOS ANGELES, Feb 9 2022 – 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 calendar of events, both in-person and virtual, the industry association has planned for the content community in 2022. 

With an emphasis on finding opportunities that bring the industry back together in-person, NATPE has scheduled multiple activities in New York, Los Angeles, and Europe to benefit NATPE membership. More details on the events below will be announced in the coming months.

NATPE Virtual: 2022 Station Group Summit “The Power of Local Television” – February 17th – NATPE shines a spotlight on the backbone of broadcast as we hear from industry leaders that shape the evolution and reinvention of the local television business. Planned to take the stage include the executive who runs one of the largest station groups, to those running the newest networks, as well as a first-look at a proprietary study on negating disruptions during local TV’s great reboot. From those driving digital networks and FAST channels to disruptors, NATPE is set to deliver a celebration, education, and amplification of the power of local television.

NATPE Virtual: “The Evolution and Transformation of Television” – April 17th, 2022 – Save the date now for a day of online sessions covering the changes in the industry including perspectives from the advertising community and programming dedicated to the Latin American market.

2022 IRIS Awards May 17th, 2022 – Originally planned for NATPE Miami 2022, the award reception will now be invitation-only and take place during the Upfronts in New York City. For more information, please see the initial release announcing this year’s award recipients: HERE.

NATPE HollywoodJune 1st, 2022 – Taking over the W Hotel in Hollywood, NATPE Hollywood will continue the conversations most important to NATPE Membership including thought leadership keynotes on international drama, a focus on unscripted, sessions on international co-productions, conversations on streaming, and audience acquisition discussions.

NATPE Budapest – June 27-30th, 2022 – Budapest, Hungary will mark the return of NATPE’s international conference and marketplace highlighted with fresh international drama screenings.

NATPE Streaming PlusSeptember 12th, 2022 – A staple in the NATPE calendar, the 4th Annual NATPE Streaming Plus will return to the W Hotel Hollywood for another year focusing on every aspect of the ever-changing landscape of streaming entertainment.

JP Bommel, President and CEO of NATPE commented, “True to our mission to be the indispensable resource in the content evolution, NATPE returns in a big way with a collection of unmissable events on both coasts and internationally that continue to provide connectivity, business intelligence and business opportunities for our members. We are so excited to be back together with all of you in May at the IRIS Awards. We are certain that each of these events will have an impact on our industry, including our brand new conference NATPE Hollywood.” 

For more information on these events details become available, please visit Both virtual events happening in February and April respectively, are free to attend.


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.  Having launched NATPE Virtual, the global, year-round platform, the organization is fulfilling its mission to be one-stop shop for content.  NATPE V-Fronts™ is a stand-alone, custom-curated opportunity for all distributors and producers globally to provide screenings and showcases anywhere and at any time.  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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