NATPE Budapest Touts Strong Buyer & Exhibitor Roster


NATPE Budapest, scheduled to take place from June 24 to 27, has signed A+E Media Group, BBC Studios and NBCUniversal Global TV Distribution as exhibitors, among other industry heavyweights.

Paramount Global Content Distribution, Sony Pictures Television, TelevisaUnivision and Warner Bros. International Television Production are also among the nearly 60 exhibitors, including Turkish and LatAm contingents, already committed to the market.

In addition, more than 200 buyers from over 40 countries have already signed up to attend.

The all-new NATPE Budapest advisory board has also been assembled, with Sony Pictures Television’s Gabor Balogh, bTV Media Group’s Ralf Bartoleit, Telewizja Polsat’s Agata Borowiecka, TVBIZZ Group’s Georgi Chakarov, international television consultant Alina Florea, RTL Croatia’s Stella Litou, Paramount Global Content Distribution’s Iwona Pilgrim, RTL Hungary’s Balázs Szabó and TV2’s Andrea Zaras included.

“We are thrilled to welcome such esteemed exhibitors this year, which underscores the confidence and enthusiasm for the market’s return,” said Claire Macdonald, executive director of NATPE Budapest. “As CEE’s most established and influential market and forum for the entertainment sector, it’s vital that we address the trends and issues specific to the region. With the expert counsel of our diverse NATPE Budapest advisory board representing a cross-section of the landscape, we intend to deliver content that is both pertinent and pragmatic.”