Tentative Schedule

SUNDAY, 16 JUNE

08.00-18.00 — Trade Show & Meeting Room Registration (Exhibitors Only)
(Entrance B Foyer, Level P0)

14.00-18.00 — Convention Registration
(Entrance B Foyer, Level P0)

MONDAY, 17 JUNE

07.30-18.00 — Convention and Trade Show & Meeting Room (Exhibitors Only) Registration
(Entrance B Foyer, Level P0)

08.00-09.00 — Breakfast
(Patio, Level P1)
Sponsors:
Comscore
Kelonik / KCS
Host:
David Sobottka, Senior Vice President, Client Insights & Operations, Comscore Movies

09.00 — CineEurope Business Sessions
(Room 116-117, Level P1)
Presented by The Boxoffice Company

UNIC People Programme – Leadership Skills
Launched in June 2023 – the UNIC People Programme aims to help the cinema
industry maintain its position as an employer of choice, recognising that the
ultimate competitive advantage of any organisation lies in its people. The
programme strives to ensure that the industry remains well-placed to attract and
retain top talent.
      After a year focusing on issues around Internal Culture & Values, the
programme will now shift to look at Leadership Skills. Effective leadership is
essential for the growth and success of the cinema industry. We will explore the
development of leadership skills and capabilities, and how we can help nurture
future leaders who can drive innovation, inspire teams, and navigate the challenges of an evolving industry.

Moderator:
Laura Houlgatte, CEO, UNIC

Presenters:
Neil Pearse, Partner, McKinsey & Co.

Dee Vassili, Group Chief People Officer, Vue International

CineEurope’s Executive Roundtable
For all of the other challenges it occasionally presented, 2023 once again
confirmed that cinema audiences are more willing than ever to respond to
original stories well-told, well-marketed, and made for the Big Screen. With
some European territories recording their best-ever summer, the key seemed to
be in particular the ability to offer a diverse slate which had something to offer to
everyone.
      Whatever the short-term impacts of the US strikes, there is no doubt that our industry needs to continue to supply a regular and diverse range of engaging film content and to work harder than ever to create excitement and engagement amongst cinema-goers, delivering the best possible cinema experience.
      In this high-level Executive Roundtable, leading figures from European and
international exhibition and distribution will explore what the data tells us and
offer views on what should be the metrics for success. In doing so they will seek
to answer questions such as: how do we ensure that we have something to offer
to everyone; what more might be done to improve marketing and promotion; and
what does the industry need to do to expand and diversify its offering?

Moderator:
Julien Marcel, CEO, Boxoffice – AlloCiné
Panelists:
Steven O’Dell, Sony Pictures Releasing International
Giovanni Dolci, Chief Sales Officer, IMAX
Kadri Kaldma, Business Development Manager, Apollo Cinema Baltics
Tim Richards, Founder and CEO, Vue
Mark Viane, President, International Theatrical Distribution, Paramount Pictures

10.30-10.45 — Coffee Break
(Room 116-177 Foyer, Level P1)
Sponsor:
Admit One

10.45-11.15 — New Cinema Concepts
The exhibition sector continues to innovate and is coming up with concepts to
offer new experiences to audiences. Join us to hear about a cinema that is all about pods and hospitality boxes, a new private cinema-on-demand concept, and watch a video presentation on a cinema which is also an entertainment centre.

Moderator:
Sharon Reid, Director of Marketing and Partnerships, Cinema First Limited

Presenters:
Nicolas Chican, Head of Development, Ōma Cinema
Thomas van de Weerd, Founder & CEO, TheAnyThing
Brock Bagby, President, Chief Content, Programming & Development Officer, B&B Theatres

09.00-12.00 — Hospitality Lounge
(CCIB Foyer)
Sponsor:
Gruvi

11.45 — Brunch
(CCIB Auditorium Foyer)
Sponsor:
Christie Digital

Hosts:
Brian Claypool – Executive Vice President, Cinema, Christie Digital
Adil Zerouali – Sr. Sales Director, Cinema EMEA, Christie Digital

13.00 — CineEurope 2024 Opening Ceremony
(CCIB Auditorium)

Official Welcome
Andrew Sunshine, Managing Director, CineEurope

Industry Address
Phil Clapp, President, UNIC
Laura Houlgatte, CEO, UNIC

CineEurope Icon Award Presented in Association with Boxoffice Pro
Nicolas Seydoux, President, Gaumont

Studio Spotlight on Crunchy Roll

Mubi Product Presentation
Presenters:
Natalie Ralph, Distribution & MUBI GO Director, EMEA
Jon Barrenechea, VP Distribution

14.45 — Sony’s “Out Of This World” Cocktail Reception
(CCIB Auditorium Foyer)
Sponsor:
Sony Pictures Releasing International
Hosts:
Steven O’Dell, President, International Releasing
Stephen Basil-Jones, Executive Vice President, Head of International Marketing

15.30 — Sony Pictures Releasing International Presentation and Special Screening
(CCIB Auditorium)
Presenters:
Steven O’Dell, President, International Distribution

18.00 — CineEurope 2024 Opening Night Futbol Party
(Room 116-117, Level 1)
Sponsors:
Barco
ICE Theaters

TUESDAY, 18 JUNE

07.30-18.00 — Convention and Trade Show & Meeting Room Registration
(Entrance B Foyer, Level P0)

08.00-09.00 — Breakfast
(Patio, Level P1)
Sponsors:
Comscore
Kelonik / KCS
Host:
David Sobottka, Senior Vice President, Client Insights & Operations, Comscore Movies

09.00-10.15 — The Coca-Cola Seminar
(Room 116-117, Level P1)

Humans vs. Technology: Exploring the World of Unattended Retail
Faced with rising costs and the challenges of recruitment and staff retention, retailers and manufacturers are exploring new ways to operate. Businesses need to constantly adapt, evolve, and invest behind the concepts that are going to make a positive difference to the guest as well as their bottom line. In this session, we explore the world of ‘unattended retail’ where a frictionless retail transaction is sought without any direct human intervention. With a variety of new contactless formats, from smart fridges to micromarkets and staffless stores, being deployed across workplaces, travel, venues, and leisure environments, Nick Gault, Senior Director, Coca-Cola will be joined by experts including Nicola Knight from IGD and Dominic Donylal, Head of Groupwide Vending & Autonomous Retail at Coca-Cola HBC. Citing examples of different technologies and environments across the food and beverage industry as well as from Coca-Cola, we will explore whether this is something the cinema industry could be investigating in more depth as we look to achieve that perfect balance between humans and technology in delivering a great customer experience. Come and join us for some stimulating presentations and a Q&A session with our expert panel.

Presenters:
Nick Gault, Senior Director, Away From Home Customers, Coca-Cola
Nicola Knight, Away From Home Insights Manager, IGD
Dominic Donylal, Head of Groupwide Vending & Autonomous Retail, Coca Cola HBC

10.30 — Universal Pictures International Presentation
(CCIB Auditorium)

11.00-17.00 — Hospitality Lounge
(CCIB Foyer)
Sponsor:
Gruvi

11.00-18.00 — CineEurope’s Opening Day on the Trade Show Floor
(Exhibition Hall, Level P0)

12.15 — Buffet Lunch
(Auditorium Foyer)
Sponsors:
Universal Pictures International
CJ 4DPLEX
Hosts:
Paul Higginson, EVP EMEA Distribution, Universal Pictures International
Veronika Kwan Vandenberg, President International Distribution, Universal Pictures International
Niels Swinkels, EVP & MD Universal Pictures International
Julien Noble, President International Marketing, Universal Pictures International
Joon Beom Sim, CEO, CJ 4DPLEX

13.15-14.45 — ICTA Focus Sessions and Member Presentations on the Trade Show Floor
(Exhibition Hall, Level P0)
Produced by Jan Runge, ICTA

Designing the Next Generation of Cinemas to Engage Audiences and Create Additional Revenue Streams
Hear from business entrepreneurs, innovators and technology experts who share their journey and perspectives when it comes to designing new and engaging cinema experiences in order to attract guests and create new revenue streams.

Moderator: Till Cussmann, Vista
Panelists:

Bobbie Andrews, Managing Director EMEA, CJ 4DPLEX
Serena Gill, Director of Programming, Everyman Cinemas
John Sullivan, Founder, Backlot Cinema

John Schreiner, SVP Theatre Development EMEA, IMAX

What’s Next in Cinema Technology? A candid discussion between Operators and Manufacturers.
How is cinema technology evolving to ensure that the big screen experience continues to deliver unparalleled impressions? Learn about the latest innovations, expectations, and visions of leading operators and manufacturers.

Panelists:
Brian Claypool, EVP Cinema, Christie
Matt Eyre, COO, Vue International
Gerwin Damberg, EVP Cinema and CTO, Barco NV

Cathy Huis in ‘t veld Esser, CTO, GoFilex
Charlotte Jones, Senior Principal Analyst, Cinema & Movies, OMDIA

15.30-16.30 — STUDIOCANAL Presentation
(CCIB Auditorium)

16.30-17.00 — Refreshment Break
(Auditorium Foyer)

17.00 — Warner Bros. Pictures International Presentation
(CCIB Auditorium)
Presenters:
Andrew Cripps, President, International Theatrical Distribution
Danielle Bekas, Executive Vice President, International Marketing
Charlie Coleman, Executive Vice President, International Marketing
Toby Tennant, Senior Vice President, EMEA Theatrical Distribution

19.00 — Dinner Reception
(Auditorium Foyer)
Sponsors:
Warner Bros. Pictures International
GDC Digital Cinema Technology Europe, SL
Hosts:
Dr. Man-Nang Chong, Founder & CEO
Sachin Shetty, Executive Director, EMEA
Tony Adamson, Senior Vice President

WEDNESDAY, 19 JUNE

08.00-18.00 — Convention and Trade Show & Meeting Room Registration
(Entrance B Foyer, Level P0)

08.00-09.00 Breakfast
(Patio, Level P1)
Sponsors:
Comscore
Kelonik / KCS
Host:
David Sobottka, Senior Vice President, Client Insights & Operations, Comscore Movies

09.00-10.00 — The Coca-Cola Seminar
(Room 116-117, Level P1)

10.30 — Paramount Pictures International Presentation
(CCIB Auditorium)
Presenter:
Mark Viane, President, International Theatrical Distribution, Paramount Pictures

11.00-17.00 — Hospitality Lounge
(CCIB Foyer)
Sponsor:
Gruvi

11.00-18.00 — CineEurope Tradeshow & Luncheon
(Exhibition Hall, Level P0)
Lunch served 12.30-13.45
Sponsors:
Paramount Pictures International

Vista Group

13.15-13.45 — The Art of Box Office Conversation
Presented by Gruvi
(Exhibition Hall, Level P0)

Moderator:      
Neil Wirasinha, COO, Gruvi
Presenters:       
Lee Shelton, Commercial Director, Gruvi
Ryan Hewitt, Everyman

14.00-15.15 — UNIC Focus Sessions on the Trade Show Floor
(Exhibition Hall, Level P0)

How To Attract and Retain Talent – Focus On Your Internal Culture and Values
The cinema industry’s success is intrinsically linked to the values and culture that is
cultivated within the companies and organisations that make up the sector. Our brands represent lifestyle aspiration, sustainability, and more. By emphasizing the importance of these values, we can attract individuals who share our vision and create a positive working environment. Join us for this very practical and interactive session exploring how to create your internal culture and values, what are the do’s and don’ts.

Presenters:
Mandy Kean, Co-founder/CEO, Mustard Studio
Zarah Doyle, European Talent Director and PD UKI, Odeon Cinemas Group

Data Sharing in Action
There have been many conferences and panels where exhibitors and distributors have concluded that it would be valuable to share more data. In this session, colleagues from Vue will discuss examples of how that can work in practice – all of which are already live at Vue with their partners. These can provide inspiration for better, pragmatic partnerships across our sector to achieve the common goal of getting more people watching more great stories in cinemas, more often. Vue’s examples include 3 categories:
1. Customer-level transaction data, for better digital marketing performance: who is converting from which online ads, to go after more;
2. Customer research into behaviour and preferences, for better-shared diagnosis and understanding: which audiences are engaging with cinema and why; who is missing, or visiting at reduced frequency, and how can we appeal to them?
3. Customer buying patterns, from pre-sales and studio tracking: how are new titles likely to perform, to maximise releases and scheduling.
The Vue team will conclude with principles about how to build a great data-sharing partnership. 

Speakers:   
Dan Green, Group Director of Digital, Vue International
Ruth Hinton, Group Head of Customer Experience & Insight, Vue International

Marketing Workshop – Optimise Your Digital Presence
We live in a world where customers are bombarded with a constant flow of online posts and spoilt for choice on how to spend their leisure time. It is therefore essential for cinemas of all sizes to optimise their digital presence and stand out. How can you increase your cinema’s reach? How can you create a community around your cinema? How can you maximise your online presence? Join us to hear about real life examples and tips from experts.

Moderator:
Guillaume Branders, Business Development Manager, DX
Presenters:   
Züleyha Azman, Marketing Director, KINO Rotterdam
Clarissa Bergh, Managing Director, Lillehammer Kino
Oliver Fegan, CEO & Co-Founder, Usheru

15.45 — The Walt Disney Studios International Presentation
(CCIB Auditorium)
Presenters:     

Tony Chambers , Head of Global Theatrical Distribution
Lee Jury, Head of Studio Marketing, EMEA
Nick Rush,Head of Theatrical Distribution, EMEA
Rebecca Kearey, Head of International & Business Operations

18.00 — Dinner Reception
(Auditorium Foyer)

Sponsors:     
The Walt Disney Studios
Dolby
Hosts:
Michael Archer, Vice President, WW Cinema Sales & Partner Management, Dolby
Friedrich Deininger, Sr. Dir, Cinema Sales & Ptnr Mgmt, EMEAI, Dolby

THURSDAY, 20 JUNE

08.00-12.00 — Trade Show & Meeting Room Registration
(Entrance B Foyer, Level P0)

08.00-14.00 — Convention Registration
(Entrance B Foyer, Level P0)

08.00-12.00 — CineEurope Trade Show
(Exhibition Hall, Level P0)

08.30-10.00 — Breakfast on the Trade Show Floor
(Exhibition Hall, Level P0)
Sponsors:
Comscore
Kelonik / KCS
Host:
David Sobottka, Senior Vice President, Client Insights & Operations, Comscore Movies

09.30-11.45 — CineEurope Double-Feature!
(CCIB Auditorium)

09.30 – Angel Studios presents a special screening of: Bonhoeffer

11.45 — Universal Pictures International Presents a Special Screening

14.00 — A Toast to the 2024 Honorees
(Foyer 1, Level P1)
Sponsors:
Kinepolis
IMAX
Hosts:
Mark Welton, President, IMAX Global Theatres
Giovanni Dolci, Chief Sales Officer, IMAX
Eddy Duquenne, CEO, Kinepolis
Joost Bert, Chairman, Kinepolis

14.30 — CineEurope Awards Ceremony
(Room 116-117, Level P1)
Sponsor:
Coca-Cola
Host:
Nick Gault, Senior Director, Away from Home Customers, Coca-Cola

Emcees:
Pia Ardovino, Media & Partnership Manager, The Space Cinema, Vue International
Shaun Jones, VP Operations, Director UKI, Cineworld Cinemas

CINEEUROPE’S 2024 HONOREES

International Exhibitor of the Year
Apollo Cinema Baltics
Accepted by Kadri Kaldma, Business Development Manager.

International Distributor of the Year
Jeffrey Forman, Senior Vice President, International Theatrical Sales, The Walt Disney Studios

Comscore European Box Office Achievement Award
Warner Bros. Pictures International for Dune: Part Two

CineEurope Icon Award presented by Boxoffice Pro
Nicolas Seydoux, Gaumont

UNIC Award of Achievement
Clare Binns, Managing Director, Picturehouse Cinemas

CineEurope Milestone Award Presentation
Kinepolis
Accepted by Eddy Duquenne, CEO

Coca-Cola & CineEurope Retail Award
Vue International

CineEurope Gold Awards
Gianluca Pantano, UCI Italy, ODEON Cinemas Group
Greg Hayko, Cineworld
Grégoire Schnegg, blue Cinema
Jurgita Vaišienė, CINAMON Group
Kinga Zaborowska, Helios
Christin Berg, Nordisk Film Cinemas
Andrea Stratta, Notorious Cinemas
Stephan Herzog, Pathé Suisse

15.30 — CineEurope 2024 Closing Reception
(Patio, Level P1)
Sponsor:
Coca-Cola

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