Brexit Briefing Launch

  • Launch event
    November 21, 2017
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


What does ‘Brexit’ mean for the media and entertainment sector?

Come to the launch of this series of Media Summits to discuss the challenges and opportunities for the media market.

These Media Summits will consider the implications for the media and entertainment sector of the changing relationship between the United Kingdom and the rest of Europe.

The effect of ‘Brexit’ is yet to be determined, but media and entertainment companies cannot afford to wait and see what the impact will be.

We will address the implications for media production, distribution, advertising, technology, talent and investment. There is a lot to discuss.

Member associations representing organisations from across the media and communications sector are supporting the initiative.

In this special launch event, television presenter and journalist Sam Naz will discuss the current implications of Brexit with a group of special guests in front of an audience of industry leaders.

Be prepared with questions and topics that you would like to cover in this opening discussion and subsequent summits. The event will be recorded on video and highlights will be published online.

Following the presentation in the auditorium there will be an opportunity to network with colleagues during a reception in the adjacent private bar.

Advance registration is required and only a limited number of places will be available.

Supported by



Sam Naz
Sam Naz
Sam Naz is a television presenter and journalist. A regular presenter on Sky News, she will interview the guests before an audience of industry leaders.

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Ed Vaizey
Rt Hon Edward Vaizey MP
Rt Hon Edward Vaizey MP was formerly Minister of State for Culture and the Digital Economy, jointly with the the Department for Culture Media and Sport and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. A former barrister, he is also a regular media columnist and political commentator.

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Dawn McCarthy-Simpson
Dawn McCarthy-Simpson MBE
Dawn McCarthy-Simpson MBE is the Director of International Strategy at Pact (Producers Alliance for Cinema and Television), the UK trade association that represents and promotes the commercial interests of independent feature film, television, animation and interactive media companies.

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Adam Minns
Adam Minns, Executive Director of the Commercial Broadcasters Association (COBA)
Adam Minns is Executive Director of the Commercial Broadcasters Association (COBA), the trade association for UK multichannel broadcasters and on-demand services. Its members include A+E, Discovery, Fox, NBCUniversal, QVC, Scripps, Sky, Sony Pictures Television, Turner, and The Walt Disney Company.

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1 Ham Yard, Soho, London, W1D 7DT

The Ham Yard is an exclusive hotel in the heart of Soho in London. It features a luxury screening room theatre and private bar.