NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Advertising Week, the world's largest gathering of industry leaders across advertising, technology, business, entertainment, marketing, media and social good, today announced this year's final lineup of evening talent and daytime speakers. The 18th global edition of Advertising Week returns to New York City from September 26th – 30th, providing world-class thought leadership seminars and paramount evening events.
Agenda additions for the 13th annual New York conference include: Mary Barra (Chairman and CEO of General Motors Company); Joanna Coles (Chief Content Office, Hearst); entrepreneur Ann Simonds (General Mills CMO); Marc S. Pritchard (Chief Brand Officer, Procter & Gamble); Nate Silver (FiveThirtyEight founder); Ryan Tedder (Lead vocalist of OneRepublic); Joe Jonas (Lead vocalist of DNCE); sportscaster Joe Buck; Pete Cashmore (CEO/Founder of Mashable); Margo Georgiadis (Google President of the Americas); Brad Jakeman (PepsiCo Global Beverage Group President); Matthew Jauchius (Hertz CMO); Arie Kopelman (Chanel Vice Chairman); Bob Safian (Fast Company Editor in Chief); Marie Gulin-Merle (CMO L'Oreal USA); Lisa Utzschneider (Yahoo! CRO); Deborah Wahl (CMO McDonald's USA); Wendy Clark (CEO DDB Worldwide, North America); Aline Santos Farhat (Unilever Global Marketing EVP); Nicole Richie (Creative Director, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist); Olivia Palermo (Entrepreneur, Style Icon); Geri Wang (ABC Sales president); and many more.
This year's outstanding lineup of evening talent and events includes the opening night concert ft. De La Soul and DNCE (hosted by Spotify); Tuesday performance by Sting featuring songs from his new album, 57th & 9th, out November 11th (courtesy of A&M/Interscope) at the first-ever D&AD Impact Awards; Wednesday night performance ft. Common: (hosted by Bing Live!); Wrap Party ft. The Roots (presented by Vevo); live comedy showcase ft. Jim Breuer (presented by NCC Media); and comedy showcase by Upright Citizens Brigade (presented by ABC).
Previously announced speakers for Advertising Week New York 2016 include: Drew Barrymore, Katie Couric, Arianna Huffington, Sheryl Sandberg, Tim Armstrong, B. Bonin Bough, Mark Cuban, David Droga, Carolyn Everson, Bethenny Frankel, Thomas L. Friedman, Seth Godin, Bob Greenberg, Paul Haggis, Daymond John, Imran Kahn, Padma Lakshmi, Nick Law, Lori Lee, Bob Lord, Dr. Oz, Chuck Porter, Rachael Ray, Michael Roth, Meg Ryan, Philipp Schindler, Ben Silbermann, Ben Silverman, Jimmy Smith, and Morgan Spurlock.
The week's programming of over 270 seminars across 14 curated tracks, include: The Agency Track; The Creativity Without Borders Track; The Empowering Women Track; The Video Track; The Talent Track; The Brand Innovation Track; The Mobile Track; The Data Track; The Impact Track; The Sports Track; The Mar Tech Track; The Media & Entertainment Track; The Super Tuesday Track (Politics); The Startup Nexus Track .
The Week's main programming takes place in its Times Square hub, which consists of seven venues including The Town Hall, The Times Center, Liberty Theater, Bing Stage, NASDAQ MarketSite, B.B. King's and Thomson Reuters. All seminars and workshops will be streamed live, powered by MLB Advanced Media, at www.newyork.advertisingweek.com, and on the official app which can be downloaded here: http://newyork.advertisingweek.com/resources/
Recently, Advertising Week unveiled that it will host its first-ever awards show, launched in collaboration with D&AD. D&AD Impact celebrates the creative work of brands and campaigns making a difference in the world in such areas as diversity and equality, environmental sustainability, financial empowerment, health and wellness, and humanitarian aid. Baratunde Thurston will host the D&AD Impact awards show, which will conclude with a performance by Sting at Times Square's PlayStation Theater on September 27th.
The complete calendar of events is available at http://newyork.advertisingweek.com/calendar/.
About Advertising Week:
Since its creation in 2004, Advertising Week has drawn more than 2.5 million participants from around the world to New York City, London and Tokyo for a weeklong hybrid of thought leadership seminars and unique evening events. 2016 marks the 13th edition of Advertising Week in New York City. In 2013, Advertising Week global organizer Stillwell Partners launched Advertising Week Europe and earlier this year, Advertising Week Asia in Tokyo. Later this year, Stillwell will launch in Havana marking the first major American-led business to business event in Cuba since 1959. Beyond education, engagement, enlightenment and entertainment, the global mission of The Week is to inspire young people to join the craft, to focus on the social impacts of advertising, assemble the world's best and brightest to foster dialogue on the most pressing and interesting issues facing the industry, and to shine a light on the business and economic influence of the advertising, media and marketing industries.
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