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CinemaCon 2020 Canceled

The official statement: It is with great regret we are announcing the cancellation of CinemaCon 2020.  Each spring, motion picture exhibitors, distributors and industry partners from around the world meet in Las Vegas to share information and celebrate the moviegoing experience. This year, due to the travel ban from the European Union, the unique travel… Read more »

Latest Ernst & Young Study Shows Movies With Theatrical Push Are More Likely To Be Streamed

For the third year in a row, NATO commissioned a study through Ernst & Young to look at consumer habits related to moviegoing and streaming habits. You can download the full report here and the executive summary here. Survey results presented here include 2,191 respondents who indicated that they were, in some capacity (rarely, sometimes,… Read more »

Theater Owners Celebrate A Robust 2019 Box Office And Note Strength Of Upcoming Films

2019 second-highest box office ever 2020 and 2021 offer a broader and more diverse slate; more tentpoles from wider range of distributors Movies grossing under $100 million grossed the same in 2018; unaffected by streaming What disruption really looks like (January 10, 2020 -Los Angeles, Calif.) Theater owners today celebrated the confirmation of the second… Read more »

NATO Forms Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Board Scholarship

Many companies and organizations around the globe are undertaking the important objective of working to increase diversity and inclusion within their ranks. Whether it’s in the C-suite, out in the field, or at the entry- or mid-level, groups of all sizes are taking stock and asking themselves: Does everyone have a place at our table?… Read more »

Projecting the Voice of Exhibition: NATO Takes Capitol Hill

In November, NATO was proud to host our members in our nation’s capital so they could exercise one of the most fundamental rights of American democracy, petitioning the government for a redress of grievances.  NATO members from across the United States gathered in Washington, DC for a fly-in to lobby Congress on key issues facing… Read more »