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20th Conference - Bucharest, 24-26 November 2017








Registration online

If you're member of Europa Cinemas, you can already register for the Conference by filling in the form in the Member Zone of our website. 

If not, please don't hesitate to contact us:

Sonia Ragone (Tel: +33 1 42 71 12 43 / Email: sragone at

Marie Lanne-Chesnot (Tel: +33 1 42 71 87 67 / Email: mlanne-chesnot at


That quarter of a century has been challenging in the history of cinema - not least in the transition to digital projection. The demands of an on-demand digital era are no less challenging. But the cinema experience remains essential to the business and culture of European film despite a decade of disruptive change. Independent cinemas also represent vital spaces for their communities, acting as an engine of economic growth, regeneration and social cohesion.

This conference will focus on the next stage of evolution for cinemas and for the cinema experience. It will look at the core social, cultural and economic foundations for future growth, in terms of innovation but also at how to build on the underlying and unchanging realities for the theatrical sector.

The conference aims to be an opportunity to discuss and debate the bigger picture for cinema, in the context of a changing world. It will also offer opportunities to share fresh thinking and practical ideas, emerging within the network and beyond.

The aim is for a dynamic, participatory conference, where delegates will leave with a common sense of purpose and direction. And together over the coming months and years, we hope to turn that momentum into practical action.

Around 500 professionals including exhibitors, distributors, producers and sales agents from all over Europe are expected to attend.

For the fourth time in a row, we will welcome the Europa International Conference (gathering of European sales agents) which will be held at the same time as our conference. This will once again a good opportunity to exchange on issues such as the circulation of European films and their visibility on an international level.


The Conference will start on Friday 24 November at 1pm with a welcome coffee and will end on Sunday 26 November at 3pm after the lunch. 

Simultaneous translation into 5 languages (English/French/German/Italian/Spanish) will be provided during the plenary sessions and the workshops.


Picture (Homepage): Cristian Vasile, Bucuresti Optimist - Facebook


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