Neurodiversity isn’t a new concept but research and best practice in the public domain remains limited. The panel will discuss measures businesses can implement to be better placed to attract neurodiverse talent.
Director, Global Solutions, Xaxis
Managing Director, Now Advertising
Founder, The Future is ND
Executive Creative Director, Huge London
MD of DMA Talent, DMA
Autism consultant - training and liaison lead, NHS Bristol Autism Spectrum Service
‘Going Viral’. A special kind of social media magic that makes your marketing break all the rules and go further than you could have ever predicted. But all most all content never manages to spark a conversation beyond its own extended networks. Gen Z are coming of age. They’re a completely different breed to millennials and brands need to act fast if they are going to capture their imagination. Hannah has found the formula to making viral content for Generation Z, and she’s going to share her secret recipe with you.
Director of Social & Creative, Media Chain
Rankin and Benny Higgins, two global titans, talk creativity, leadership and how they navigate the fast-changing marketing landscape in pursuit of growth with Suki Thompson.
Rankin: Award-winning international photographer, publisher (Hunger, Dazed) film director and founder of The Full Service agency.
Benny Higgins: Head of The Scottish National Investment Bank, chairman of Buccleuch and previous CEO Tesco Bank.
Suki Thompson: Executive Director Xeim, Centaur Media, Co-Founder and Chair Oystercatchers.
Founder, Rankin Group
Strategic Adviser, The Scottish National Investment Bank
With new ownership, F1 has reinvented itself as the most technologically advanced, global sports & entertainment platform there is. Before the take-over by Liberty Media, F1 was perceived as champagne fuelled, unattainable lifestyle.
This session will explore the rapid evolution of F1 with perspectives from F1, an F1 team as well as a leading sponsor. What’s the vision for the future and what role can it play for brands and partners?
Hans Erik Tuijt
Director of Global Sponsorships, Heineken
Head of Marketing, Red Bull Racing
Director of Corporate Strategy and Business Development, Formula 1®
The advertising and media industries are keenly aware of their limited diversity - and how this inhibits their ability to build relationships with their audiences. Join HuffPost’s Global Editor-in-Chief Lydia Polgreen and London Mayor Sadiq Khan for a conversation around diversity in our industry, our capital city, and how our current political climate impacts both.
Join us for Wednesday’s leadership breakfast at Ronnie Scott's for a thought provoking conversation with industry insiders. Mobile games are upending the entertainment paradigm by introducing new audiences to the scene and creating immersive experiences that are primed for advertisers. Are you prepared to keep up?
Open to Super + Platinum Delegates & By Invitation
Head of EMEA, Activision Blizzard Media
Global Client Managing Director, Spark Foundry
Vice President of Marketing, European Theatrical, Warner Bros Pictures International
Meredith Worrilow Barrett
Global Head of Partner Research, Activision Blizzard Media
Tristram Hunt, the Director of the V&A sits down for a fireside chat discussing a range of passion points, from exploring the role of British museums and art in the age of fake news, to technological disruption. In this session he will also explore how the V&A is changing, as well as spotlighting the creative economy.
In the face of Brexit, our industry in the UK must now adapt, to ensure this critical supply of talent is in no way restricted, and our focus on homegrown diverse talent from the UK will become even more important.
Hear from our esteemed panel who will highlight existing programmes and discuss the ambitions and the essential role our whole industry must take to invest in a more diverse domestic workforce.
Head of Sales Bing Ads UK, Microsoft
Head of UK Marketing, Bing Ads UK, Microsoft
Chief Executive, Advertising Association
Surface & HoloLens Marketing Manager at Microsoft, Microsoft
Karen Fraser MBE
Director of Credos & AA Head of Strategy, Advertising Association
Meet the brightest emerging British entrepreneurs who are making a fortune by changing the world. Discover all about Lyst, the global fashion search engine, how to gain insight at the point of purchase and how people actually buy and use your products across the world.
Harry de Quetteville
Technology special correspondent, The Telegraph
Marketers from Lego, Depop and more join Snapchat’s Hannah St Paul to explore some of the latest trends igniting the retail sector. Hype, immediacy and AR are all on the agenda as we take a look at some of the most exciting innovations in this fast-moving category.
Hannah St Paul
Head of Client Partnerships, Retail, Snap Inc.
Global Social Media Innovation Lead, LEGO
Customer experience is the new battleground; and it’s clear that delighting customers with hyper- relevant, authentic experiences requires new levels of collaboration across a brand’s internal teams
and ecosystems. How can brand leaders champion change to rewire their organizations for a customer- first mindset? Uncover insights on how smarter collaboration models are driving success.
Chief Executive Officer, m/Six
Chief Growth Officer , Dentsu Aegis Network, UK and Ireland & Chair, Gyro
Few martech categories have been the subject of as much hype and confusion as the customer data platform (CDP). Promising to deliver a "single view of the customer" and hyper-personalised messages at scale, CDPs seem too good to be true. Are they? Martin Kihn, Salesforce Marketing Cloud's SVP of Product Strategy and former research VP at Gartner, separates perception from reality. CDPs may overpromise and underdeliver, but that shouldn't stop marketers from finding the best way to solve their desire to know, personalise, and
Over the last 24 months, Essence and Google have been working together to pioneer the application of machine learning and cloud computing in ways that are already demonstrating AI’s transformative potential for advertisers and consumers.
Andrew Shebbeare, Chairman and Co-Founder at Essence and Emily Henderson, Head of Media at Google will share real world case studies that illustrate how to practically, ethically, and successfully integrate AI into marketing initiatives - from brief to launch and beyond.
From the merging of creativity, technology and data, to working across borders in multi-disciplined teams, Dimi will share the secrets of the international success of Dept and how to deliver global results with the speed, agility and feel of a local, flexible agency. Hear how an agency can grow from 100 people in 1 market, to 1200 people in 11 markets in just three years. In this engaging interview, Laura Swinton, Editor in Chief at Little Black Book, will ask CEO Dimi Albers how Dept is reinventing the agency model.
Editor in Chief and MD, Little Black Book
Facebook’s Julien Decot and VidMob's Alex Collmer will share the 2019 playbook for creating for growth. You'll learn how to optimize ad design, use creative to find your best customers and apply data to the creative process.
Founder and CEO, VidMob
Director of Marketing Partnerships, EMEA, Facebook
For decades London has been the centre of the UK advertising universe. But are things changing? Has London lost its ability to talk effectively to the rest of the country? Then again, could it ever? With more adlanders now working outside of London than inside, is there power in local? And what does the future of nation-wide advertising look like?
Commercial Director, Media Chain
CEO, BJL Group
Senior Reporter, The Drum
Managing Director, Republic of Media
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