Barry Frey, DPAA President & CEO, said, "We are thrilled to be teaming up with Cannes Lions and AMI Entertainment to send a young media professional to the prestigious and incredibly valuable Young Media Academy. For the winner, this is likely to be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity; one that can really help advance a career."
"The Young Lions Academies are where rising stars learn to shine and we welcome this new partnership with the DPAA," said Steve Latham, Head of Talent & Training at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. "Working closely with the tutors, we curate a week of learning with world-class speakers, one-to-one mentoring, a visit to the jury room, press conferences, tours of the week plus exclusive parties. This is an industry training opportunity like nothing else available, providing five years of learning in five days. We look forward to welcoming the DPAA delegate next June in Cannes."
The Young Media Academy is open to only 35 participants per year.Held during Cannes Lions, the curriculum focuses on the key changes taking place in the media landscape, driven by rapidly evolving consumer behavior, in particular the impact of new technologies and the balance between exposure and engagement.
The DPAA's 9th annual Video Everywhere Summit will bring together nearly 800 delegates representing brands, agencies, digital place-based networks, ad-tech, mobile/location companies, data firms and others from the full spectrum of multi-screen advertising. It will be held at the iconic Roosevelt Hotel in New York on October 27 as part of Digital Signage Week. Attendees to the Video Everywhere Summit or any other of the week's events are eligible for preferred hotel rates. These rates and all Summit information can be accessed at www.videoeverywheresummit.com
Summit speakers will include renowned pollster and brand messaging expert Dr. Frank Luntz, who will speak on the importance of using the right language and messaging in advertising, and will share his unique insights on the presidential election less than two weeks before voters go to the polls, along with brand executives from Coca-Cola, ConAgra Foods, State Farm, Bank of America and Sonic Drive-In, among others. Agency thought leaders on the speaking agenda include senior executives from GroupM, Carat, UM, DigitasLBi, Deloitte Digital, Cadreon and Campbell Ewald.
Topics to be explored by these industry leaders include deployment of mobile and location data in conjunction with DPB screens, programmatic, the media economy, case studies, building lasting relationships with consumers, a technology innovation showcase, and more.
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SOURCE Digital Place Based Advertising Association (DPAA)