September 16 – 19, 2019 Hyatt Regency Kyiv, Ukraine
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KYIV MEDIA WEEK 2015:

MEDIA BUSINESS IN THE ERA OF TRANSFORMATIONS: CHALLENGES, PROSPECTS, OPPORTUNITIES

The cover theme of the fifth international media forum KYIV MEDIA WEEK was Media Business in the Era of Transformations: Challenges, Prospects, Opportunities and was held on September 7-11, 2015. KYIV MEDIA WEEK is an exemplary and important business networking platform for media industry professionals from Central and Eastern Europe, including Ukraine and CIS region, as well as traditional meeting point for top players of TV, movie, new media and other media businesses from all over the world.

Along with traditional range of events in the course of KYIV MEDIA WEEK 2015, forum was supplemented with a unique line-up dedicated to burning and the most challenging issues of the local media industry. The following two programs was actively carried out:

REINVENT UKRAINE. SPECIAL FOCUS ON NEW COOPERATION AND COPRODUCTION OPPORTUNITIES BETWEEN CEE AND UKRAINE

The program hosted a delegation from Central and Eastern Europe (Poland, Czech Republic, Romania, Croatia and others) as well as from Baltic States and Turkey. Key media market representatives from the countries showcased at KMW 2015 their content (both readymade and formats) and discussed co-production opportunities with Ukrainian potential partners. KMW 2015 also included a range of special screenings, panel discussions, keynotes and co-production pitching events. Discussions about prospects of Ukrainian content on European TV as well as European channels’ programming peculiarities were raised. Special emphasis was put on the state film and TV production support program implementation presented by the Ukrainian authorities.

NEW LEGISLATION IN FORTH AND UPCOMING TRADE REGULATION OF UKRAINIAN TV AND MEDIA SPHERE

Special sessions within this program at KMW 2015 unveiled such burning issues as legislative ban for some kinds of audiovisual content in Ukraine and upcoming regulations targeted on facilitation and improvement of Ukrainian investment and co-production climate. Media lawyers, state authorities representatives and leading media experts from Ukraine and beyond discussed the legislation as well as positive and negative influence of new legislative initiatives on media business of the region. Developing new partnerships and expanding co-production opportunities with foreign companies against the background of current political and socioeconomic reality in Ukraine was brought up for discussion.

KYIV MEDIA WEEK 2015 will raise a dialogue between international TV and media industry professionals and state authorities. Its main incentive is to find new ways to develop and do business while meeting needs of the viewer and adjusting to new and quickly changing market conditions, both on the local and global levels. 

KMW guests’ effective work and advantageous ways of participation remain the key priority for the forum organizers. Therefore KYIV MEDIA WEEK 2015 was held in a new venue - Hyatt Regency Kyiv hotel, while Ukrainian Content Market 2015 was launched in a brand new format. 

KYIV MEDIA WEEK - exclusive project for media market, one and the only of a kind in the CIS region and Central and Eastern Europe. It is a range of events for top players of TV, movie, new media and other media businesses that gives an opportunity to meet colleagues and to network in formal and informal atmosphere, to tie up beneficial contracts and to learn about current trends of the international media business.

KYIV MEDIA WEEK represents high-level consolidation of different industrial events in order to achieve synergy and to create unified communication platform for media professionals from all around the world.

The fifth edition of KYIV MEDIA WEEK was held on September 7-11, 2015 in HYATT REGENCY KIEV (5 Alla Tarasova Street, Kyiv, Ukraine).

KYIV MEDIA WEEK 2015 hosted the following events:

 

The 6th edition of KYIV MEDIA WEEK will be held on September 19-23, 2016 in Hyatt Regency Kyiv (Kyiv, Ukraine).

More details about KMW 2016 to be announced soon, please follow the news on our website.