BOXOFFICE PRO Magazine  Founded in 1920, Boxoffice magazine has covered The Business of  Movies™ since before talkies. Boxoffice.com was the first film industry trade website.

cbg_Master_gradient_withTaglineThe Cinema Buying Group (CBG) is a buying program for independent theater owners and operators. CBG is a separate program within NATO, and subject only to such NATO oversight as trade association law and fiduciary duties dictate. CBG has been formed to enhance the ability of its participants to obtain cost-justified discounts and more favorable payment terms with respect to their purchases of goods and services used in their operation of motion picture theaters.


CinemaCon is the largest and most important gathering of movie theater owners from around the world. When it comes to Celebrating the Moviegoing Experience, it all starts at Caesars Palace at CinemaCon, the Official Convention of NATO.


The Encyclopedia of Exhibition (EofE), published annually, is packed with the most information in one place on film grosses, upcoming releases, and filmgoer demographics. It also features a directory of international and domestic exhibitors and distributors, cinema companies ranked by screen count, trade publications, and more.


NATO’s Political Action Committee (NATOPAC)  An important part of NATO’s role as an advocate of the theatrical exhibition industry is to educate lawmakers on Capitol Hill with regard to important industry issues.  NATO’s Political Action Committee (NATOPAC) greatly enhances the association’s efforts to ensure its voice is heard by key lawmakers.  NATOPAC’s purpose is to work within the federal election process to further the goals of the exhibition industry through direct involvement in supporting and/or opposing candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate.