The region's most senior gathering of agency executives. Bar none.
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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.
Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley
3-4 September 2019
Heads of Investment
Heads of Strategy
Heads of Creative
Heads of Digital
Head of Trading / Programmatic
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Sir Martin Sorrell
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
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.
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
Gain a new perspective on how to keep winning in our changing landscape
WHAT’S IT LIKE
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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.