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Join two days of distinguished programming with a focus on innovators across media, entertainment and tech defining the future of disruptive trends and technology. Over 30+ founders, creatives, CEO’s, entrepreneurs and executive leaders from industries alike gather to discuss the challenges and opportunities they face in an ever-changing media landscape. This is where a global community invested in all-things-media join to define the future of Hollywood and beyond.

Where future leaders and decision makers take today’s stage.

By registering for TheGrill event, you will receive 3 months free to WrapPRO.

Voices That Matter

Ted Serandos, Nancy Dubuc, Jeff Weiner, Dana Walden and many others joined TheGrill before becoming household names. WrapPRO continues to keep its pulse on the world of disruptive and converging media industries shining a spotlight on tomorrow’s moguls, making TheGrill the must-attend event for all media professionals.

Next Wave Of Innovators

Every year, WrapPRO compiles a list of the most innovative disruptors, game changers and leaders who have transformed their respective industries. The Innovator’s List is announced live at TheGrill, where these impressive leaders join together for a discussion on industry disruption and innovation.

PRO Networking

WrapPRO provides a community and a platform to make unique and worthwhile connections with movers and shakers from across industries. TheGrill gives access to premier thought leaders and an industry brain-trust of like-minded and ambitious creators.

About TheGrill 

The Leaders. The Deciders. The Disrupters. Revitalized.

For over a decade, TheWrap’s Grill event series has led the conversation on the convergence between entertainment, media and technology, bringing together newsmakers to debate the challenges and opportunities facing content in the digital age.

This two-day event presented by WrapPRO kicks-off on Wednesday September 29th and upholds the annual Grill experience while tailoring the format to today’s needs. Fueled by an invite-only audience limited to C-Suite and high level attendees, TheGrill delivers a unique series of curated discussions, industry panels and virtual networking activations that explore an ever-changing media landscape.

For a taste of TheGrill check-out ‘TheGrill: Focus On Streaming’ on Thursday, June 24.

Topics covered at TheGrill 2021:

  • The Future of Theatrical
  • Streaming Revolution
  • Podcasting and Gaming

Fueled by a high-level crowd of industry game-changers, over two days this event is curated for the leaders, deciders and disruptors. In order to access this year’s event, attendees must be a subscriber to WrapPRO, our premium service for daily coverage of digital entertainment. Ticket holders to this year’s event will receive an annual membership to PRO, while current subscribers will receive a unique code to attend TheGrill 2021.

2020 Speakers

Kara Swisher

Op-Ed Columnist, The New York Times & Editor At Large, New York Media

Kara Swisher is the editor-at-large of New York Media, host of the Pivot podcast and executive producer of the Code Conference. She also is a contributing writer to the New…

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Brad Bird

Academy Award-Winning Writer & Director

Brad Bird is a legendary animator, director and producer at Pixar. He has worked on such films as “The Incredibles and Ratatouille — and won Academy Awards for best animated…

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Antoine Fuqua

Award-Winning Director

Esteemed director Antoine Fuqua is best known for his Oscar-winning film “Training Day.” Fuqua began his career directing music videos for popular artists such as Toni Braxton, Coolio, Stevie Wonder…

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Cheo Hodari Coker

Executive Producer, “Luke Cage”

CHEO HODARI COKER, 47, is the creator and former Showrunner and Executive Producer of Marvel’s Luke Cage. The critically acclaimed drama ran two seasons, from 2016-2018 and is popularly known…

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Ben Smith

Media Columnist, The New York Times

Ben Smith is the media columnist for the New York Times. He joined The Times in 2020 after eight years as founding editor in chief of BuzzFeed News. Before that,…

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Johanna Faries

Commissioner of Call of Duty Esports, Activision Blizzard

Johanna Faries serves as Commissioner of Call of Duty League for Activision Blizzard, Inc. overseeing league and business operations, product development, and general management of Call of Duty esports globally….

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2021 Sponsors 


General Information

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