The Agency Leaders of today and tomorrow.

The Agency Leaders Symposium 2020 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 ‘Apply for 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 2020.

Details

WHERE

Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley

WHEN

10-11 September 2020

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:

Apply for your place

Rishad Tobaccowala

International Keynote:
Rishad Tobaccowala

Publicis Groupe
Chief Growth Officer

Rishad Tobaccowala is a Senior Advisor to the Publicis Groupe where he has spent his entire 37 career, most recently serving as the Chief Growth Officer and Chief Strategist of the Groupe. Tobaccowala was named by BusinessWeek as one of the top business leaders for his pioneering innovation and TIME magazine dubbed him one of five “Marketing Innovators. He is in the Ad Age Interactive Hall of Fame and has received a lifetime achievement silver medal award from the Chicago Ad Federation

Rishad is also the author of “Restoring the Soul of Business: Staying Human in The Age of Data” which helps people think, feel and see differently about how to grow their companies, their teams and themselves to remain relevant in transformational times.

Rishad is also the Chairman of The Tobaccowala Foundation which helps 10,000 people in India gain better healthcare and education.

Rishad has a BS in Mathematics from the University of Bombay and an MBA from the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago.

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?

PLAY VIDEO

Mark Lollback

PARTICIPATE AND ENGAGE If you want to be in the industry you have to participate and engage, rather than sit on the sideline and the Symposium is all about that.

Michael Maquire

CALIBRE OF AUDIENCE The calibre of the audience is second to none.

Melissa Fein

AGENCY LEADERSHIP I would recommend to anyone at this calibre, if you’re in the industry of agency leadership it’s definitely worth coming along.

John Lynch

HIGHLY EXPERIENCED Everyone I’ve spoken to here has been highly experienced, clearly very talented in their field and just very interesting to learn from.

Minsun Collier

NETWORK WITH PEOPLE IN OUR INDUSTRY It was a great to network with people in our industry across all agency types and discuss the challenges we are facing as a group.


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.