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Welcome to the 2023 DTG Summit programme! Download our full event guide as a PDF or scroll down for sessions.

From immersive experiences to IP delivery, FAST explosions to funding models we gave you the real-world examples and the reality checks as we considered the Bigger Picture.

  • Registration & Coffee


  • The pandemic gave organisations a huge boost to their digital journey and kickstarted a number of trends – but which business models and partnerships will win out and how do you craft and accelerate a winning strategy which positively impacts the bottom line? We’ll unpack the current landscape and examine how to future-proof your business for the next era of television.

  • Set against a backdrop of digital transformation and fast changing audience behaviours, the UK’s incumbents have an increasing need to be more dynamic and relevant than ever before.  As broadcasting and streaming increasingly converge, our panel discuss:

    • Is the UK media sector in need of an overhaul for the digital age?
    • Why is a reform is needed and where meaningful change can happen 
    • What are the next steps for Public Service Media in the UK?
    • How do we enable UK content to thrive in a global market?
    • How can we meet audiences’ needs in a digital age?
    • What is the impact of the Media Bill?
    • We’ll hear thoughts on the current state of the television and streaming ecosystem at large
    • How will the future of television and streaming evolve?
    • How will the different services distinguish themselves and attract loyal subscribers?
    • What innovations, business models and features will fuel growth in the marketplace?
  • Coffee & Networking


  • With programming spanning all genres and with a mix of acquired content and original productions, Amazon Freevee launched to UK audiences in August 2021.

    We speak to Lisa Rousseau, Head of Amazon Freevee UK and Shahina O’Mahoney, Head of Licensed Content for Amazon Freevee UK about the reaction has been since the service launched and how they are engaging with audiences to capitalise on the soaring demand for advertiser-funded streaming.

    We’ll also put the spotlight on how saving Aussie soap Neighbours fits into streamer’s content and marketing strategy, the process to save the long-running series and what we can expect from the new Neighbours coming this fall.

  • With the goal of turning challenges into opportunities, businesses are experimenting with products, pricing, and value propositions in an attempt to reduce risk and unlock growth. In this session, we discuss what success looks like and how you measure that.  Our leading panel will share what their role entails and how they are developing products and continuously improving the proposition to keep viewers engaged.

  • In this conversation, we’ll hear Ruth’s view of the streaming landscape from an advertising perspective, the resurgence and growth of targeted advertising and we’ll tackle some misconceptions around advertising in the TV space.

  • Lunch & Networking


  • Free ad-supported television (FAST) is currently one of the most rapidly-growing spaces in the TV and streaming industry and increasingly businesses are realising the potential of FAST as a lucrative revenue stream.

    So, do FAST Channels have staying power and are they profitable?

    We take a deep dive into the FAST space and hear from the players who have incorporated a FAST strategy into their existing business model. We discuss what the triumphs and challenges have been thus far, what’s resonating with viewers and what does it really take to succeed in this market?

  • The resurgence of ad-supported models as part of premium OTT video has made video advertising a key talking point across the entire industry. This panel explores the latest in ad innovation including new solutions and formats for the streaming era, as well as how to expand the ad-supported TV universe.

  • Coffee & Networking

  • Audiences are looking to be part of a fan experience and with a little help from ground-breaking immersive tech, brands can benefit from developing fan engagement strategies which maximise the lifetime value of content. From gaming to in-person immersive experiences, the future is bright. But what are those technologies required to build successful fan experiences and engagement and how do you take the next step?

  • How can we get ahead of consumer needs, particularly future generations, so that we are able to inform and entertain the next gen? This conversation with Jeff gives a unique perspective on how companies can remain competitive in the 21st century and delivers provocative insights into evolving consumer behaviours.

  • Drinks Reception

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