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APG & News Corp Present Cannes Download 2015

The Communications Council, 2 years, 2 months ago

A showcase of the most innovative and unexpected campaigns from the 2015 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity

APG & News Corp Present Cannes Download 2015

The Account Planning Group (APG), in partnership with official Australian representatives of Cannes Lions, News Corp Australia, present the annual Cannes Download in Sydney on Wednesday 12th August and in Melbourne on Thursday 13th August.

The annual event is a showcase of some of the most interesting, innovative and unexpected campaigns from the 2015 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.

The event will feature a presentation of the Cannes Download, presented in Sydney by Liz Deegan, News Corp Australia’s Group Editorial Commercial Director, and in Melbourne by Bettina Brown, News Corp Australia’s General Manager Retail & Media.

Presentations will be followed by insights from a panel of industry leaders comprising Cannes Lions jurors, award winners and industry leaders. The panels include:

SYDNEY
Sophie Price, Chief Strategy Officer, UM
Ben Cooper, Head of Innovation, M&C Saatchi
Angela Morris, National Head of Planning, J. Walter Thompson
Sinead Roarty, Senior Writer, J. Walter Thompson
Chris Colter, Strategy Director, UM
Jason Lonsdale, Executive Planning Director, Saatchi & Saatchi

MELBOURNE
Nick Garrett, CEO, Colenso BBDO
Paul Reardon, Executive Creative Director, Whybin\TBWA
Jason Lonsdale, Executive Planning Director, Saatchi & Saatchi

The presentation and discussion will explore:

• Having promise and purpose
• The importance of eachness
• Showing truth and trust
• Making a difference with data

APG Chair Jason Lonsdale: “Cannes Lions is the largest global festival celebrating commercial creativity and effectiveness, it is an important barometer for our industry to understand trends, challenges and where to next. We are pleased to partner with News to bring this year’s showcase of unexpected thinking to our members and the industry.”

Tickets are $20 for APG members and $45 for non-members. For event details and to book your ticket, please see below:

Date: 6.30pm – 8.30pm, Wednesday 12 August 2015
Venue: Verona Cinema, 17 Oxford St Paddington
Member $20 (inc. GST): Book
Non-member $45 (inc GST): Book

Date: 6.30pm – 8.30pm, Thursday 13 August 2015
Venue: Como Cinema, cnr Chapel Sts & Toorak Rd South Yarra
Member $20 (inc. GST): Book
Non-member $45 (inc GST): Book

Genre: Strategy/Insight