Celebrating over 50 years of service to the ever-evolving global television industry, NATPE continues to redefine itself and the services it provides to meet the needs of its members. Today’s industry encompasses so much more today than ever before and NATPE has remained flexible in an effort to encourage and support the progress of the industry and all of the platforms it now serves. What has remained constant is NATPE’s commitment to keeping members apprised of the changes occurring daily in the global media environment.
NATPE implements our mission by providing members with education, networking, professional enhancement and technological guidance through year-round activities and events, timely directories. The organization also offers a full complement of online services to its membership.
In addition the annual NATPE Market & Conference is the only American program market serving the worldwide television community. This affordable three-day market and conference is recognized throughout the world as a key media event. If you buy, sell, develop, finance, advertise, market or license content; implement technology; exploit rights; or leverage media assets, the annual Conference & Exhibition is the best place to be for success today and growth tomorrow.
What NATPE does:
NATPE does provide valuable information and resources to its membership, which is comprised of companies and individuals involved in or wanting to become involved with the creation, development and distribution of television programming;
NATPE does serve as a catalyst for idea sharing, discussion and debate regarding trends and practices in the television industry as it relates to programming;
NATPE does provide its members with 24/7 access to accurate databases of global information, worldwide industry news, trends, and creates opportunities for its members to advance themselves and the industry through its annual Market & Conference, regional
workshops and seminars, demonstrations, gatherings and other means of overall support.
What NATPE doesn't do:
NATPE does not provide referrals to agents, managers, lawyers, producers, distributors or network executives; however, it does make its membership directory available to other members.
NATPE does not present program concepts to development executives; however, it does create opportunities for its members to meet and pitch ideas to development executives during several of the industry events it organizes.
NATPE does not serve as a clearinghouse for program concepts or ideas; however, it does publish a directory of companies and individuals involved in program creation, development and distribution and also provides links to other industry associations, trade publications and other organizations that could be helpful in researching and/or registering program ideas.