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Advertising Week Europe
April 2016

Davis & Gilbert is a proud partner of Advertising Week Europe 2016, taking place in London April 18-22.

Ronald R. Urbach, Chairman of the firm and Co-chair of the Advertising, Marketing & Promotions Practice Group, will host two panel sessions (details below). For more information, visit the Advertising Week Europe website.

"Going Global: Taking Your Agency Abroad"
April 18, 1:00 p.m. BST, IPA Stage

Charles Fallon, Partner, SI Partners
Johnny Hornby, Chairman & CEO, The & Partnership
MJ Olaore, Chief Operational Officer, Firefish
Ian Priest, Global CEO, Grace Blue
Django Weisz Blanchetta, Co-Founder & Managing Director, SuperHeroes

Panel Overview
In order to survive and compete, today’s agencies are expanding their reach across the world at increasing rates. Markets in Europe, the United States, Asia, and Latin America are rapidly changing. While there are marked regional differences, there are also overarching patterns and common trends. Mr. Urbach will moderate a panel of dynamic industry leaders as they discuss proven growth strategies, differences in regulatory environments, and various issues an agency may face when driving business on a global scale.

"Trust: Digital's New Currency"
April 21, 10:00 a.m. BST, Getty Images Stage

Adam Clyne, Head of Digital, EMEA, Weber Shandwick
Justin Cochrane, CEO, Clear Channel UK
Richard Eyre, Chairman, Internet Advertising Bureau UK
David Mansfield, Founder, The Drive Partnership
Matt McAllester, European Editor, Newsweek
Phil Stokes, Partner, Entertainment & Media Industry, PwC EMEA

Panel Overview
Advertisers and agencies need to build trust with consumers and clients if they want to be credible. In this session, Mr. Urbach leads the dialogue on the most vexing issues involving advertisers, agencies, media and trust. Hear from the experts on where the industry currently stands, where it is going, and learn practical tips on how businesses must adapt to stay relevant and successful.