Date

7-9 May 2017

Location

Rome Cavalieri, Italy

Brands Attending

245

Speakers

80+ Professional Speakers

The only event dedicated to the world's biggest spending brands, agencies, media owners and tech companies

Festival of Media Global is the foremost congregation of high level decision makers in the $1 trillion international advertising industry.

Our inspiring two-day conference agenda will showcase the very latest in media thinking, with insights from the world’s most prominent brand CMOs, most powerful media executives and most pioneering innovators.

Attendees can look forward to unrivalled opportunities to network and do business with the most important players in the industry.

BRAND ATTENDEES ALREADY INCLUDE

2017 SPEAKERS

If you would like to be considered for a speaking opportunity in 2017, please contact Liza Koromila, Senior Conference Producer at liza.koromila@csquared.cc.

Antonio Lucio

Chief Marketing & Communications Officer, HP Inc.

Carl Erik Kjaersgaard

CEO & Co-Founder, Blackwood Seven

Daniel Rosen

Global Director of Advertising, Telefónica

Daniel Rossomondo

Senior Vice President - Media & Global Partnerships, NBA

Gerry D’Angelo

Global Media Director, P&G

Greg Stuart

Chief Executive Officer, Mobile Marketing Association (MMA)

Helen McGuire

Co-Founder & MD, Hopscotch

Jan Gooding

Global Inclusion Director, Aviva

Joanna O’Connell

CMO, MediaMath

Jonah Goodhart

CEO & Co-Founder, Moat

Keith Grossman

Global Chief Revenue Officer, Bloomberg Media Group

Linda Yaccarino

Chairman of Advertising Sales & Client Partnerships, NBCUniversal

Maddie Raedts

Co-Founder & Creative Director, IMA – Influencer Marketing Agency

Michelle Poler

Fear Facer, Hello Fear

Mike Dolan

Chief Executive Officer, Bacardi

Oliver Maletz

Head of Communications & Media Planning, Volkswagen AG

Sam Phillips

Chief Marketing Officer OMG UK, Managing Director OMG Ethnic (UK), Assistant Dean Omnicom University

Seth Dallaire

VP Global Ad Sales, Amazon

Tia Castagno

Head of Innovation and Content, Vizeum Global

Tom Denford

Co-founder & Chief Strategy Officer, ID Comms

AGENDA - Subject to change

Harnessing success through the power of fear

Fear rules our lives in ways we are not even aware of. After facing 100 fears in 100 days in a project that was featured across global media Michelle will take the audience on a journey of how to expand comfort zones (more…)

Global CEO/CMO: A New Look

The job expectancy of a CMO has dropped to an all time low of two years as businesses look more and more to short term marketing results. (more…)

Understanding the convergence of cognitive and media

For years media has looked at ways to provide accurate measurements of how consumers respond to marketing techniques and how this drives them to purchase products or services based on emotions and thoughts. (more…)

Ripping up the rulebook: Media at the top table

Volkswagen Group (VWG) ended 2016 as the world’s largest automaker, having produced just over 10.3 million vehicles around the globe. (more…)

Don’t let the music stop

The best ads in the world are often associated to a music soundtrack. Music defines, shapes and provides an understanding into who consumers are. (more…)

Taking programmatic in-house: fact or fiction?

More and more brands are looking at bringing programmatic in house, but they need to know how to create the right team, what skills are needed, what capabilities (more…)

Is data the new currency for creativity?

Data is now allowing creativity to get up close and personal with consumers, but how close are we to the tipping point of seeing data guide and direct of media creativity?

The evolution of header bidding

Header bidding was one of the hottest topics in 2016, and it’s already become a mainstay for media companies in 2017. (more…)

The Holy Grail of video: creating a story, which engages, is shareworthy and searchable

How to produce and distribute meaningful video content, what are the tools that you need to measure video efficiency, what works and what doesn’t, and what is the most effective way to measure it?

Making sense of the convergence of e-commerce and media

How do brands build an effective e-commerce business that resonates with consumers and who do they partner with to future proof their e-commerce strategies? (more…)

Publishing Corner

How to be customer centric and build a tailored content strategy (more…)

Brand Storytelling in an Addressable World

How are brands adapting to storytelling in the new world order? What does success look like? How can it be measured? What does a real multi-platform campaign look like? (more…)

Let’s get personal: the rise of small data

How to offer personalised targeted and interactive solutions to your audience without causing disruption on the big screen. Personalised ads are here (more…)

Part one: What does a diverse HR strategy really look like?

There is a lot of noise around creating diverse workforces, ageism, utilising young talent and providing clear routes for growth, but how close is media to achieving this? (more…)

The new world order of media: Making sense of it all

Understand how to transform your business to keep pace with ever-evolving technology, consistently changing consumer behaviours, when to expand, how to invest in new products, how to maintain client relationships and most importantly how to remain relevant and continue to generate revenue.

The future of TV

What does the new frontier look like for TV companies? In the US TV audiences are declining, but what this mean for Europe and how are they adapting to this new world order and ever-evolving consumer? (more…)

What does success look like for brands in live video?

The live-streaming video blitz on content platforms has changed the way content is distributed and consumed. How does it deliver impactful results? How do brands behave in this space for success? (more…)

Fake News: Responsible platforms for responsible brands

In 2016 the phenomena of fake news swept through the industry and left the world’s most important content platforms putting together a number of toolkits and checks in a bid to stop it. (more…)

The Attention Economy

Attention is a scarce resource and it’s the fundamental core of what every creator of digital content - from publishers to advertisers - are seeking. (more…)

2017 PARTNERS

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WHAT HAPPENS AT THE FESTIVAL OF MEDIA?

Learning

Two day multi-stream conference agenda focusing on industry hot topics
Hear from the world’s most prominent brand CMOs, most powerful media executives and most pioneering innovators
Gain invaluable knowledge and best practice tips from the world’s leading industry experts

Networking

The perfect platform to connect and do business with clients old & new
Experience our popular Welcome Drinks Reception, Happy Hour Drinks Reception and Award Winners Presentation Gala Dinner
Network with high profile representatives from global brands, media owners and agencies

Awards

FOM Global Awards celebrate the best in creativity & media innovation globally
Great for networking and client entertainment as well as a chance to reward and motivate your own team for their hard work
Categories span media, content, brand marketing & communication, mobile, digital and adtech

Start-ups

emerge gives you access to the world’s hottest adtech and martech start-ups
See each start-up pitch live on stage throughout the Festival and choose your favourite to win our coveted emerge award
Be first in line to see the latest technologies in our emerge demo zone and discover the unicorn of tomorrow

TICKET PRICES / secure the best ticket price now

CONFERENCE OPTIONS:

Conference + Awards Ticket

£2,495

Ticket includes:

Access to 2 day conference agenda
Access to Welcome Drinks Reception
Access to Happy Hour drinks reception
Complimentary delegate lunch on both days
Access to the Awards Winners Presentation evening
Evening dinner and drinks

Conference Only Ticket

£2,295

Ticket includes:

Access to 2 day conference agenda
Access to Welcome Drinks Reception
Access to Happy Hour drinks reception
Complimentary delegate lunch on both days
Does not include access to the Awards Winners Presentation

Conference 1 Day Only Ticket

£1,295

Does not include access to the
Awards Winners Presentation

Ticket includes:

Access to 1 day of the 2 day conference agenda
Access to networking drinks opportunities on day 1 or day 2
Complimentary delegate lunch on your chosen day of attendance
Does not include access to the Awards Winners Presentation

AWARDS OPTIONS:

Awards Individual Ticket

£250

Ticket includes:

Single ticket access to the Awards Winners Presentation evening
Evening dinner and drinks
Incredible evening of networking & entertainment
Does not include access to the conference agenda

Awards Table of 10 Ticket

£2,000

Ticket includes:

10 individual tickets to the Awards Winners Presentation evening
Evening dinner and drinks
Incredible evening of networking & entertainment
Does not include access to the conference agenda

EVENT FAQS /find your answers

All you need to bring is your confirmation email to register and don’t forget your business cards for networking!
When arriving for the event, head to the registration desk to collect your delegate badge, you will need your confirmation email and a business card to receive your badge.
You will not receive a physical ticket for the Festival. Upon arriving at the event you will need to visit our registration desk to collect your delegate badge.
Please ensure you have completed your registration through to the confirmation page. If you have not received a confirmation email, please check your spam filter or contact info@csquared.cc to request a new one.
You do not need to sign up to any of the conference sessions over the two days. Please refer to the agenda for session details.
Your delegate ticket includes the Welcome Reception drinks, access to the two day conference, Happy Hour drinks and complimentary delegate lunch - See our different ticket options for more details
If you have purchased a Conference + Awards ticket or an Awards only ticket, you will have full access to attend the Awards winners presentation. If you have purchased a Conference Only ticket or a 1 Day ticket, then you will need to purchase a separate awards ticket in order to gain access to the Awards winners presentation. Buy Awards tickets here
Dress code for the Festival is Smart/Business wear.
Tickets may be cancelled by notice in writing to C Squared Networks Ltd. subject to the following cancellation charges:
  • 100% Refund - if notified on or before the 18 February 2017
  • 75% Refund - if notified between the 19 February 2017 - 19 March 2017
  • No Refund will be given if tickets are cancelled on or after 20 March 2017
Please contact Michelle Graves for available partnership opportunities.
Please contact Liza Koromila for available speaking opportunities.
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The Rome Cavalieri Hotel is approximately a 40 minute taxi ride from Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport and approximately 50 minutes from Ciampino Airport. Get directions from where you are.
We accept the following payment methods:
  • Credit Card
  • Purchase Order
  • Wire Transfer

Payment & Access: All conference ticket fees must be paid within [14] days of receipt of our invoice. Bookings made on or after 19 March 2017 must be paid on receipt of invoice. Payment of the Festival ticket will entitle the ticket holder to attend all official conference sessions, all official scheduled networking sessions and any other official networking events scheduled to take place throughout the Festival, including the Welcome Drinks Reception. Ticket holders are also provided with refreshments during the conference sessions and full conference documentation. C Squared Networks Ltd, the organizers of The Festival of Media, reserves the right to deny Festival access if the delegate fails to provide relevant proof of registration and payment. For wire transfers please use the following details:

INVOICING DETAILS

Bank Name: Royal Bank of Scotland Account Name: C Squared Networks Ltd Sort Code: 16-00-38 Account Number: 11330611 IBAN Number: GB91RBOS16003811330611 BIC Number: RBOSGB2L

Festival of Media Global 2017 Delegate Booking Terms & Conditions

The below cancellation policy applies to all individual and group delegate ticket sales.

Payment & Access: All conference and dinner ticket fees must be paid within [14] days of receipt of our invoice. Bookings made on or after 19 March 2017 must be paid on receipt of invoice. Payment of the Festival ticket will entitle the ticket holder to attend all official conference sessions, all official scheduled networking sessions and any other official networking events scheduled to take place throughout the Festival, including the Welcome Drinks Reception. Ticket holders are also provided with refreshments during the conference sessions and full conference documentation. C Squared Networks Ltd, the organizers of The Festival of Media, reserves the right to deny Festival access if the delegate fails to provide relevant proof of registration and payment.

Cancellation Policy The client may cancel a ticket by notice in writing to C Squared Networks Ltd. subject to the following cancellation charges:

  • 100% Refund - if notified on or before the 18 February 2017
  • 75% Refund - if notified between the 19 February 2017 - 19 March 2017
  • No Refund will be given if tickets are cancelled on or after 20 March 2017

In the case of group bookings, any reduction in the number of places booked may result in a reduction on the discount offered per delegate ticket. Any cancelled delegate tickets will therefore not be refunded at the booked group rate.

Non Attendance: If a delegate fails to attend the conference for whatever reason, no refund will be given. However, a substitute delegate may attend the conference in the client's place at no extra cost given the request has been made in writing and the client & C Squared Networks Ltd. have received and acknowledged relevant proof of the requested changes.

Group Discounts: Delegates booked as part of a negotiated group booking will not benefit from any other discounts available at the point in time of booking or thereafter.

Re-selling: In the case of group bookings, it is not permissible to re-sell any individual delegate tickets. C Squared Networks reserves the right to refuse admission to any delegates suspected of purchasing delegate tickets on resale.

C Squared Networks Ltd, as organizers and owners of The Festival of Media, reserves the right to make alterations to the Festival programme content. Please note: where circumstances force C Squared Networks Ltd to cancel the conference, the entire liability of C Squared Networks Ltd shall be limited to a refund of conference and gala dinner ticket fees only. Your only remedy is for a refund as set out above, and to the extent permissible by law, C Squared Networks Ltd excludes all other liability to you, whether in contract, tort or otherwise.

Subject to change.

Event Location

Rome Cavalieri
Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts
Via Alberto Cadlolo, 101, 00136 Roma, Italy

Tel: +39 06 35091
Web: www.romecavalieri.com

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