The National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE) revealed details including tracks, themes, schedule, and speakers for its upcoming NATPE Miami 2021 Marketplace and Conference. Programmed as a ‘Television Business Newscast’, the four-day streaming event focuses on 4 channels: revenue generation, audience strategy, acquisition and distribution, and new global content, with each day featuring leading executives in these key business drivers across all content sectors.
The conference portion of NATPE Miami Virtual will take place January 19-22. The Marketplace will be open from January 19-29. The packed lineup includes top content industry executives from AMC, A+E, Canal+, CW, DMR, Eccho Rights, Endemol Shine, FilmRise, FOX, LiveLike, Premiere Digital, PBS, StudioCanal, Telemundo, Tubi, Starz, Universal Television, Univision, ViacomCBS, Whip Media, and many more. Additional names will be announced in the coming week.
On each day, there will be five programming blocks each starting at set times and covering a different programming track. Sessions for each track will be at the same time each day of the week with start times as follows:
12:00pm ET (Tuesday - Friday) - The Big Openings
1:00pm ET (Tuesday - Friday) - Station Group Track
1:45pm ET (Tuesday - Friday - Streaming Track
2:30pm ET (Tuesday - Friday) - Series Track
3:15pm ET (Tuesday - Friday) - Global Track
JP Bommel, President and CEO at NATPE, stated: “We are about to enter a year of new deals and opportunities as demand for new content is at its highest. NATPE Virtual Miami offers unique opportunities via the most user-friendly and intuitive platform to provide business intelligence and the best in content forward from global distributors. We are proud to launch our VIP Buyers lounge to the top acquisition executives from around the World.”
The NATPE brand has long been recognized as a one-stop-shop in the global content marketplace, and even during challenging times, its goal remains the same: to be an ultimate resource for producers and distributors as the one-stop-shop for the business of content. NATPE Virtual delivers the key elements that make NATPE’s physical experience a must attend event.