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NATPE Global unlocks access to curated networking opportunities with like-minded professionals, social events and small group meeting opportunities to move business forward.

Click the icons below to learn more about each networking format and HOW and WHEN to sign up.

Key Dates

Breakfast/Lunch With Decision Makers (Advance sign-up required)

Sign-up opens: Wednesday, December 13, 2023 @ 11:00 AM ET
Sign-up closes: Thursday, January 11th @ 8:00 PM ET

** Sign-ups will be run on a first come, first served basis.

Global Pitch Showcase

Submissions open: Monday, October 16, 2023 @ 11:00 AM ET
Submissions close: Friday, November 17, 2023 @ 11:59 PM ET

Pitch Opportunities

NATPE Global Pitch Showcase (Applications required)

The NATPE Global Pitch Showcase is an international live pitch event. The goal of the program is to further develop TV & film projects in the scripted comedy, scripted drama & Unscripted/Formats space.

Along with the opportunity to pitch their project live on stage, selected finalists will gain access to an international network of industry contacts and personalized mentoring.

To submit your project go HERE

Session Dates:
Scripted Comedy presentations - Tuesday, January 16th (2:00 PM - 2:45 PM ET)
Scripted Drama presentations - Wednesday, January 17th (10:15 AM - 11:00 AM ET)
Unscripted/Formats presentations - Wednesday, January 17th (2:00 PM - 2:45 PM ET)

Small Group Networking

Breakfast/Lunch With Decision Makers (Advance sign-up required)

These 60-minute sessions are informal affairs designed to connect delegates with broadcasters, streamers, producers and development executives in a small-group setting. These sessions are opportunities to network, discuss trends and spark potential partnerships.

Session Dates:
Breakfast with Decision Makers #1 - Tuesday January 16th (8:30 AM - 9:30 AM ET)
Breakfast with Decision Makers #2 - Thursday January 18th (8:30 AM - 9:30 AM ET)
Lunch with Decision Makers - Tuesday January 16th (12:30 PM - 2:00 PM ET)

Larger Group Networking

Buyer Spotlights (Advance sign-up is NOT required)

These intimate and interactive sessions give you a chance to hear about the future plans and priorities of the industry’s major content investors first-hand, as well as participate in some Q&A and meet-and-greets over cocktails/mocktails. You are welcome to attend as many of these popular buyer briefing sessions as you can fit into your schedule! Space will be filled on a first-come, first-seated basis until we hit room capacity.

** Seating is limited to 40 delegates **

PLEASE NOTE: Adding this session to your agenda does NOT guarantee your spot, so be sure to show up a bit early.

Session Dates:
Tuesday, January 16th (4:00 PM - 5:00 PM ET)
Wednesday, January 17th (9:00 AM - 10:00 AM ET) & (4:00 PM - 5:00 PM ET)

General Networking

NATPE Global Opening Night Party

Meet new business partners and reunite with old friends and contacts from around the world over hors d’oeuvres and refreshments at the annual Festival kick-off.

Session Dates:
Tuesday, Jan 16 (5:15 PM - 6:30 PM ET) - Sky Lawn

NATPE Connect Hub

Connect with other delegates, meet potential production partners & share ideas in this designated networking space.

Session Dates:
Tuesday, Jan 16th (8:00 AM - 6:00 PM ET)
Wednesday, Jan 17th (8:00 AM - 6:00 PM ET)
Thursday, Jan 18th (8:00 AM - 4:00 PM ET)

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