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Media & Entertainment Leaders Summit
7 November 2023
Church House Westminster, London
7 November 2023
Church House Westminster, London


The Media & Entertainment Leaders Summit will provide a forum for the industry’s key decision-makers to discuss and share their experiences, knowledge and ideas as the TV and video industry undergoes rapid transformation. It's not to be missed!

The Premier Media & Entertainment Event

Learn about the kinds of partnerships between creators and distributors that can transform the consumer experience.

Discover how content producers and service providers are transforming their business models.

Discover the key future strategies to maximise the lifetime value of content.

Speakers and industry execs within touching distance to gain expert knowledge from and form new connections

Why attend?

FAST, live-streaming, AI, and super-aggregation are accelerating change in the TV and online video business.

The business of making and distributing content and the technology that delivers it to consumers are becoming ever more interdependent. Content companies are increasingly addressing consumers directly as they seek to expand ways to monetise their intellectual property, and distribution platforms are crucial in enabling that.

Timed to coincide with the industry's premier celebration – the VideoTech Innovation Awards – the Media & Entertainment Leaders Summit provides an unprecedented opportunity to discover and share key learnings from those who are defining the future of content creation and distribution.

The event begins at 8.00am, with sessions ending at 5pm, followed by a cocktail hour at 6-7pm. View the schedule here

Media & Entertainment Leaders Summit 2023 Highlights

The second Media & Entertainment Leaders Summit (MELS) from Informa Tech properties Omdia, Digital TV Europe and Television Business International assembled 250 media, tech and entertainment changemakers at Church House Westminster in London on 7 November for a full-day event to incubate what it takes to win at the critical intersection of content, technology and strategy. Find out what the attendees and speakers had to say on the day!


The Media & Entertainment Leaders Summit is set to be a fantastic event with an impressive lineup of speakers. Representing various sectors of the industry, these speakers bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the table. Companies such as Liberty Global, LA LIGA, Google, Talk Talk, and KPN will be well-represented, ensuring a diverse range of perspectives and insights.

Work the room and bring your business cards, this is an event where you'll want to connect with our esteemed panelists. 

Visit HERE to see the full speaker line-up.



Focus on key consumer acquisition, engagement, retention and monetisation strategy consideration faced by companies in the fast-evolving media and entertainment landscape. How can companies future-proof their relationship with audiences as consumption habits rapidly shift and evolve?

Topics include:

  • Sports rights monetisation
  • Live and linear TV and streaming
  • Ad-supported online video
  • Dual/hybrid subscription and advertising revenue streams
  • Direct-to-consumer models
  • Churn and consumer retention
  • FAST channel curation, licensing and aggregation


Focus on all aspects of producing and distributing content in the global and increasingly vertically integrated world of streaming. From funding production to complying with regulation to effectively monetizing every licensing window, our panellists will discuss challenges of producing great content.

Topics include:

  • Production, co-production, originals
  • Funding
  • Licensing and windowing
  • Content exclusivity
  • EU regulation: quotas, privacy, subsidies, tax breaks


Media landscape complexity is a challenge and an opportunity. Learn about technologies that simplify and streamline delivering content to consumers and ensures the quality of user experience across broadcast and OTT. Also gain insight into how pay TV operators can safeguard their relationship with the consumer.

Topics include:

  • Telco strategy
  • Bundling and service aggregation
  • Personalization and content discovery
  • Video technology
  • Set-top boxes

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