After 10 successful consecutive meetings


The eleventh edition of this event will gather once again the main exponents of the telenovela and fiction series industry, whom will have the opportunity to be part of presentations and discussions at the highest level, with the help of the most internationally recognized experts on cutting-edge issues related to the business, its markets and new technologies, all with the stunning bay of La Isla del Encanto (The Island of Enchantment) as a witness.

After ten memorable meetings held in Miami, Barcelona, Madrid, Buenos Aires, Bogota, Peru and Miami, this year marks THE XI WORLD SUMMIT OF THE TELENOVELA AND FICTION SERIES INDUSTRY to be held from November 13th to the 15th at the Convention Center of the Sheraton Hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico, in front of the beautiful and stunning Puerto Rican bay.

TVMAS Magazine, creator and organizer of the event, is pleased to celebrate a new edition of this summit, after a decade of continued success. The meeting, which purpose is to promote the fiction business (telenovelas, series, miniseries and unitaries) worldwide, has become a benchmark in the industry and set a standard unparalleled in the history of the industry.

Always at the forefront of the industry

In this opportunity, the event will focus on a wide variety of subject areas, which will be analyzed by the most renowned experts, entrepreneurs and professionals globally. It will address issues such as the design of 360 degrees audiovisual products, marketing strategies, online marketing, Crowd-funding and other new forms of financing, collective creation and contents outsourcing, Internet as a catalyst for audiovisual sector, multiple platforms: Webseries, Webnovela, Phonoseries, Phononovelas and transmedia contents in audiovisual production (video games, merchandising etc.).

As is customary in previous years, the summit will open a space for an X-ray to the telenovelas and fiction series. It will allow the analysis of the business opportunities, ranging from topics such as marketing, finance, legal aspects, business planning, casting, marketing, creative and technical aspects of production, to new windows of exploitation, digital contents and Web 2.0, as well digital audiences.
In the Business Arena, the summit also provides a space to socialize and encourage business and networking. Finally, the framework of this event will also stage for the IV Encounter of Ibero-American Writers, which began during the summit held in Colombia in 2009. In that occasion, the reunion had as special guest writer Fernando Gaitan, creator of the popular Betty La Fea. This conference will bring together a large group of active writers in major television channels and production houses.

Who is involved?

In its previous editions, the summit has offered world-class speakers, representing major companies from countries such as Bosnia and Herzegovina (Helf Television Production and Federal Television), Georgia (RLR Telelicences), Jordan (Media Marketing and Production Est), Israel (Dori Media Group), Russia (ZAO AMEDIA), Philippines (GMA Network), Malaysia (Juita Viden Group), Romania (ACASA TV), Bulgaria (Eurocom National Cable Television), Belgium (Prospective Internationale and ACTE), Ukraine, Germany (GRUNDY UFA and Bavaria Media television), Colombia (RCN), Spain (TV3, Telecinco and RTVA), France (Eurodata TV / Mediametrie), Portugal (SIC and Éclair Group), Austria (Austrian Broadcaster), Australia (Beyond Fiction ), Mexico (Televisa), Venezuela (Venevision International Venevision and RCTV), Argentina (Telefe International, Artear), Brazil (TVGLOBO), India (VPS Communications), Peru (Map Communications SAC), Chile (Channel 13 and Channel 7 ) and USA (Telemundo, Univision, SONY, Mega), to name a few.

Also, it has had the support of the leading companies in the audiovisual business such as Metro Goldwyn Meyer, Buenavista International Television, Freemantle Media, Univision, Telemundo, Canal de las Estrellas, Televisa, TV Azteca, Venevision Productions, RCTV, RCN, Caracol, Telecolombia, Antena 3, Tele Cinco, Euro productions, Diagonal, Zebra, Vertice, Endemol, among other major companies.

A golden Opportunity

This meeting forms an ideal setting for the development of new products, as well as updating on new trends of creation, production, scheduling, distribution and business, aiming to better exploiting domestic and international markets.

This summit will be a unique event that represents an important engine for the development of the industry globally, as it not only involves the analysis of opportunities, changes in consumption and living continuously the transformation of this powerful and dynamic industry, but is also a platform for closer ties to generate strategic alliances.


In past Summits, the presence of the U.S., Europe, Latin America, Asia, Africa and several Arabian markets, left a great precedent and opened opportunities for the telenovelas and fiction series in the most daring and major projection markets. This year the host country is The United States , in San Juan, Puerto Rico with a very high potential, in both the Latino and the general market. We await for the participation of 16 countries to incentivize the sector.


The most important industry representatives on the regional and global level: entrepreneurs, executives, producers, programmers, businessmen, writers, attorneys, publicity agencies, talent agencies, music agencies, merchandising licensing, investors, public and private channel representatives, pay TV, specialized journalists, dubbing, production and post-production companies,  video games and electronic products, and in general all involved and interdEARested in telenovelas, series, dramas and unitary fiction formats. Within the framework of the summit, the V ENCOUNTER OF LATIN AMERICAN TELENOVELAS AND FICTION SERIES WRITERS will be held; a series, telenovelas, film and entertainment workshop of  active writers and producers of the main TV channels and production houses.


*Production and distribution systems: “New Low Cost” contents offer. (Latin America, U.S.A., Europe and Asia)
*Design of audiovisual products, 360 degrees
*From traditional TV to narratives and transmedia contents
*Infantile and juvenile audiences: the future is there
*Commercialization strategies and online marketing
*Crowd funding and other new financing forms and contents collective creations and outsourcing
* Licensing, merchandising, soundtrack (design and project structuring)
*Web series – Web novelas – Phono novelas – Phono series – Video games – Manga (and other products in their digital format)
*Music as protagonist of these contents and their impact on the entertainment market
*Licencing, merchandising, soundtrack. (Design and project structuring)
*Politics and criteria of fiction programming and promotion. (Acquisition Strategies and Programming)
*Profit windows. (Beyond Branded content and publicity included in the content).
*International Sales and Distribution: Actual reality and strategic markets
*Dubbing to conquer audiences
*Rights, Franchising, Brands and Contents
*Casting and Directors: Success or Failure?
*Incentives Laws in Puerto Rico


*Story purchasing and sale, scripts, formats and cans
*Possibility for development of co-production, bilateral agreements or strategic alliances
*Opportunity to include talents or known faces in remakes and stories. (Hooks to win audiences and press coverage by mixing international artists)
*Franchise offers, Locations, Know How, Soft wares, Video games and Merchandising.
*Share experiences of different Production Schemes, Distribution, Programming and Business Models
*Techniques and associated aspects to equipment, technologies, range of services for product development
*Infrastructure promotion, facilities and locations for the production of these fictions
*Promotion of your enterprise, your brand, products and services in the event and during the media campaign
* We are available for purposes of brand presence at the event, as in our media


A closed circuit in which the attendees have the opportunity to negotiate and exchange ideas and projects.  Below, (among others) companies that have supported the summit since 2003 in the United States; 2004, 2005, 2006 y 2007 in Europe (Spain); 2008 Argentina; 2009 in Colombia; 2010 in Peru; 2011 and 2012 in the United States and now is you opportunity to be present. Ask us for our innovative promotional, sponsorship and marketing initiatives.

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