over

150

industry leaders

The region's most senior gathering of agency executives. Bar none.

International Keynote
Sir Martin Sorrell
Executive Chairman , S4 Capital
International Keynote
Mark Cripps
EVP, Chief Marketing Officer , The Economist
International Keynote
Brent Hodgins
Managing Director , Mirren Business Development
Speaker
Bec Brideson
Founder, Executive Creative Director, Entrepreneur , Bec Brideson - Gender Intelligence & Venus Comms
Speaker
Virginia Hyland
Founder & Principal , Hyland

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The Agency Leaders of today and tomorrow.

The Agency Leaders Symposium 2019 will unearth strategies employed by great agencies, as well as tackling the big challenges ahead.

Over 1.5 days, local and global industry experts will unite to discuss, debate an educate on what it takes to continue winning and driving growth in our rapidly changing landscape.

In addition to hearing from innovators and leaders within agency world, we’ll also hear from speakers outside the industry to learn from their experiences to see how this draws parallels in own space.

Join us as our line-up of world leaders and trailblazers tackle the emerging hot issues of new competitive threats, model-changing technologies and clients in crisis, to the perennial issues of attracting and retaining talent, business models and remuneration.

The Agency Leaders Symposium is the only event in APAC where senior agency leaders can address the challenges and opportunities of running a modern-day communications business.

The conference program has been crafted with help from a highly influential advisory board of agency leaders. Click the ‘Reserve Your Place’ button to join the most senior delegation of agency executives to gather in ANZ. We look forward to welcoming you to the Agency Leaders Symposium 2019.

Details

WHERE

Hunter Valley

WHEN

3-4 September 2019

FOR:

C-Level Executives
Managing Directors
General Manager
Heads of Investment
Heads of Strategy
Heads of Creative
Heads of Digital
Head of Trading / Programmatic

ATTEND:

Reserve your place

Sir Martin Sorrell

International Keynote:
Sir Martin Sorrell 

S4 Capital
Executive Chairman 

Sir Martin Sorrell is Executive Chairman of S4 Capital, which is building a new age, new era, digital advertising and marketing services platform for global, multi-national, regional, local and millennially-driven clients.

Sir Martin was CEO of WPP for 33 years, building it from a £1 million “shell” company in 1985 into the world’s largest advertising and marketing services company with a market capitalisation of over £16 billion, revenues of over £15 billion, profits of approximately £2 billion and over 200,000 people in 113 countries. Prior to that, Sir Martin was Group Financial Director of Saatchi & Saatchi plc for 9 years and worked for James Gulliver, Mark McCormack and Glendinning Associates before that. S4 Capital PLC recently merged with MediaMonks and MightyHive, and is listed at the London Stock Exchange under SFOR.L.

Sir Martin supports a number of leading business schools and universities, including his alma mater, Harvard Business School and Cambridge University and a number of charities, including his family foundation. He is married to Lady Cristiana Falcone-Sorrell and has four children and seven grandchildren.

 
 

Here’s what you can expect

INSPIRING SPEAKERS

Speakers have been hand selected by an experienced Advisory Board of your peers

THE INDUSTRY’S ELITE

An invitation-only event attracting most influential agency leaders

OPEN FORUM FOR IDEAS

A rare opportunity to share ideas and challenges openly with peers, far away from the office. With no trade press present.

COMPLIMENTARY PASS

Qualifying agency leaders may have the opportunity to attend as our guest

A SPOT OF GOLF

What better way have deep conversations in a relaxed environment

A LITTLE WINE TASTING

Set in the beautiful Hunter Valley, tasting some of the finest wines in the region

TRUE VALUE

Gain a new perspective on how to keep winning in our changing landscape

WHAT’S IT LIKE
TO ATTEND THE
SYMPOSIUM?

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2019 Agency Leaders Symposium Advisory Board…Driving the agency agenda…

Sam Hegg

dentsu X

National Managing Director

Nicole Taylor

McCann Australia

CEO

Nick Behr

Kaimera

Founding Partner

Bec Brideson

Bec Brideson - Gender Intelligence & Venus Comms

Founder, Executive Creative Director, Entrepreneur

Virginia Hyland

Hyland

Founder & Principal

Mark Coad
Mark Coad

PHD

CEO

Phil McDonald

BCM Group

Partner

Simone Waugh

Publicis Worldwide Australia

MD

Nickie Scriven

Zenith Media

CEO

Mike Napolitano

TBWA Melbourne

Managing Director

Brett Dawson

Bohemia

CEO

GATHERING

THE

rightsmartestMost Senior

PEOPLE

The power of the symposium will be enhanced by the quality, energy and diversity of the people you meet, who will bring their ideas to the gathering while enriching our many conversations. Our way to ensure the quality of the experience is to handpick the most exciting and imaginative group of people and bring them together.