Rod Perth Named New NATPE President-CEO

The TV executive who succeeds Rick Feldman takes over immediately and will oversee the organization’s 50th anniversary conference next year in Miami.

NATPE CEO Rick Feldman Stepping Down

On April 30, at the end of his current contract, he will become a consultant to the organization. Korn Ferry is heading the search for new operating chief. Feldman will assist with the transition, the association said.

NATPE Brand Innovation Summit Set For Sept.

The Sept. 22 conference in New York will gather experts in content creation, distribution and monetization to explore branded entertainment strategies.

NATPE Expands, Acquires DISCOP East

After this month’s content show in Budapest, it will be renamed NATPE/Budapest. Going forward, NATPE said it will offer incentives to benefit exhibitors participating in both this show and its annual marketplace in Miami.

NATPE Charts Changes For 2012 Conference

The group’s CEO, Rick Feldman, outlined changes in store for next year’s gathering in Miami Beach to solve problems including overcrowded elevators and adding more exhibit space and meeting rooms.

NATPE To Honor Lifetime’s ‘Coming Home’

Coming Home, Lifetime’s look at surprise reunions of American military personnel with their families as they return home from active duty, will be honored with NATPE’s fourth annual Innovator Award at PitchCon 2011 on Friday, June 10. Tom Forman, CEO of RelativityREAL and executive producer of the show, will accept the award at a special […]

NATPE Will Return To Miami Beach In January

Organizers are looking to address the long waits for elevators to sellers’ suites, which wreaked havoc on meeting schedules at this year’s event.

NATPE Ups Harbeson To Operations VP

NATPE today promoted Wayneston Harbeson to VP of operations. Harbeson, a veteran specialist in special events, trade shows and convention services, has been NATPE’s director of operations since 2008. He oversees all logistical aspects of NATPE, the premiere U.S. media marketplace, working with exhibitors in delivering services to highlight their companies and their work. As […]

NATPE Sets 2011 Chairs And Board

Chris Grant and Jordan Levin named co-chairs. Rob Barnett, Cesar O. Diaz, David Ellender, Bob Friedman, Greg Lipstone, John Morayniss, Scott Sternberg, and Elizabeth Tumulty join the board.


NATPE Unveils Exhibitor-Buyer Lineup

The trade group also introduces tech and online networking tools for its 2011 marketplace in Miami.

NATPE, nextMEDIA Announce Partnership

nextMEDIA will organize two digital media programs at the upcoming NATPE Market and Conference on Jan. 24-26 in Miami.