NATPE Europe 2015 has announced an increase in exhibitors and an expanded conference for its upcoming event in Prague, which will take place from June 22 to 25.

All told, there will be more than 120 exhibitors from 25 countries, including 20+ first-time exhibitors and key buyers attending from more than 30 countries, alongside leading studios planning to screen content.

NATPE Europe will host its first ever keynote breakfast session on Tuesday, June 23, featuring an informal but in-depth conversation with the award-winning writer and creator Adrian Hodges.

The expanded conference schedule will include a session on Monday, June 22 produced in association with FRAPA and entitled Global TV Formats – What’s Hot and What’s Not?

It will be followed by the sessions Formats Futures: Buying or Selling? Creating or Adapting? and International Co-Productions: Partnerships That Are Taking Centre Stage.

In addition, there will be two exclusive evening networking events: a cocktail reception will take place on Tuesday, June 23 between 6 and 8pm at the Cloud 9 Sky Bar & Lounge, sponsored by Nova, TV Barrandov and APA (Czech Producers Association), and a party between 6.30 and 9pm at the Municipal House sponsored by AXN Europe (Sony) and Prague Studios.