Paris, France – Adriana Cisneros de Griffin, Vice Chairman and Vice President of Strategy of the Miami-based Cisneros Group of Companies, will be the guest headline speaker for MIPCOM’s inaugural “LATAM Global Dealmakers Networking Lunch,” a new senior-level gathering of the 80 most influential entertainment executives from Latin America and worldwide who are driving the explosive growth in international co-productions and media investment deals in and out of the Americas.

Sponsored by Telemundo Internacional, the keynote and lunch will take place on October 9 at the Carlton Hotel.  MIPCOM (8-11 October, Cannes, France), is organized by Paris-based Reed MIDEM.

During this exclusive MIPCOM address, Adriana Cisneros will lay out a compelling vision for “the new Latin American decade,” sharing her unique insight as a business executive and philanthropic leader navigating a rapidly evolving media landscape during the region’s unprecedented period of economic growth and creative renaissance. As a third-generation leader of the Cisneros Group, the parent company of Venevision, Adriana Cisneros is overseeing the company’s transformation from a pan-regional Latin American enterprise to one increasingly focused on opportunities in the U.S., Hispanic and global markets. Her talk will center on harnessing the region’s momentum to expand television production, media investment, digital audience engagement and multi-screen distribution throughout the Americas and around the world.

“[Adriana Cisneros’] vision for ‘the new Latin American decade’ will elevate the conversation on Latin America,” comments Laurine Garaude, Director of Reed MIDEM’s Television Division.

“I am delighted to participate…While the Cisneros Group holds a leading position in the Spanish-speaking world — where there is a market of 450 million Latin American consumers and 50 million Hispanics in the United States — we are always exploring opportunities for co-productions and media investment deals in new markets and different languages” says Adriana Cisneros de Griffin.  “.”

The Cisneros Group of Companies, one of the largest privately held media, entertainment, telecommunications and consumer products organizations in the world with headquarters in Miami, Florida. The Cisneros Group wholly owns or controls companies involved in activities ranging from broadcast television and television production, to consumer products and real estate. The Group sells TV programming and other media content on five continents and in over 90 countries.