27 August 2020
Contagious APAC Bootcamp 2020 /
Ever felt your brain sweat? Well, now's your chance because the Contagious Bootcamp is coming to Asia-Pacific on 29 September
Learn from the best so you can make the best work at the Contagious APAC Bootcamp.
Join our online half-day event, from 12pm until 4pm (AEST) on 29 September, and get match-fit for marketing with a personal brain training programme, comprising:
Core workouts / Masterclass keynotes on creativity and strategy from revered industry figures.
Speed & Cardio / Insights, trends and best-in-class creative examples from the Contagious team.
HIIT / Rapid-fire, high-energy talks from up-and-coming industry talent (if you would like to apply to speak then click here to find out the criteria)
Tickets for a half day of practical advice, learning, insight and inspiration cost AU$50. All tickets include a FREE one-month trial of Contagious I/O, our online intelligence tool that fuels creative and strategic thinking which will begin the day after the event. You can also re-watch all the talks from the day within the tool during your trial.
If you are already a Contagious I/O user, then you can attend the Contagious APAC Bootcamp for FREE by registering here. Unsure if your company has a membership? Drop us an email and we'll check for you: [email protected]
Speaker line-up /
Here are the confirmed speakers who will be putting you through your paces at Bootcamp. More to be added soon.
CMO, Coles /
Lisa is an award-winning marketing executive with over 20 years of experience across multiple Australian and international brands. Prior to joining Coles in May 2019, she worked across several brands and sectors including Carlton & United Breweries, Visa International, Telstra, David Jones, Westpac Group and Tourism Australia. She was recently recognised as the number one Chief Marketing Officer in Australia, winning the AMI’s 2018 Marketer of the Year award, and also named the No.1 CMO in CMO Magazine Australia’s 2018 CMO50 Awards.
Chief Creative Officer, VMLY&R Asia /
Valerie's love for painting since 5 spawned a career of more than 20 years building brands and creative solutions for clients such as Procter & Gamble, Singapore Airlines, HSBC, Burger King, VISA, Shell and many others. Over the years, she has made her mark at all major award shows and also appointed the Spike’s See It Be It Ambassador 2019. For all her achievements, she was voted as one of Singapore's Most Influential CD from 2011 to 2018 by IAS.
CEO, DDB Group Hong Kong /
Half Korean, half Austrian, and a strategist turned CEO. Andreas’s work has been recognised at local and international awards including Cannes Lions, Effies, and the AMEs. He was listed among Campaign Asia’s 40 under 40, and won the Planner of the Year award twice. Andreas is an avid writer for industry publications and also frequently lends his views on stage at international marketing conventions. In his free time, Andreas films Arts & Crafts YouTube tutorials with his little daughter.
Katrina Stirton Dodd
editor at large, Contagious /
Katrina Stirton Dodd is editor at large at Contagious, a consultancy dedicated to helping brands and advertising agencies around the world understand and adapt to shifts in marketing, consumer culture and technology. She was a founding member of the Contagious Advisory team and prior to that was launch editor of I/O, the company's insights and intelligence platform. Katrina has a history of writing about what happens when creativity and commerce collide, a fascination for innovation and an enduring love of music videos.
Creative Chairman, Colenso BBDO /
Nick studied Graphic Design at Saint Martin’s in London. He joined BBH London in ’86 to study under Sir John Hegarty. After a decade, Nick joined AMV London to study further under David Abbott. In 2003, Nick joined Publicis Mojo in New Zealand and, under Dave Droga’s guidance, began learning how to run a creative agency. After Dave abandoned Publicis, Nick joined Colenso BBDO where some of the learnings helped them become the most creative agency in the world twice according to The Big Won Report, the “Most Contagious” by Contagious Magazine three times, and “Cannes Agency of the Decade (2010-20)” for the Pacific region. Nick founded The Tuesday Club in Auckland 4 years ago and once again has no idea what he is doing.
Strategist, Contagious /
As a strategist on the Contagious Advisory team, Becca develops insight and knowledge for brand and agency clients, helping them understand and adapt to shifts in marketing, consumer culture and technology, shared through written reports and impactful presentations. She is also a regular contributor to the I/O intelligence tool, dissecting the best creative work from around the world. Prior to Contagious, Becca worked at London ad agency and strategic consultancy The Gate.
ECD VIRTUE Asia, Middle East & Africa. /
Ciaran’s 20-year career has spanned a multitude of digital, creative, and media disciplines. Passionate and vocal on audience first narratives he has built a long-standing history of award-winning work that sits at the heart of entertainment and innovation. He joined VICE in 2017 as founding ECD of VICE Arabia, launching with the Grand Prix Winning Feature-length Documentary “Bil Arabi. Quickly building the agency to have a roster of high profile global clients. As Head of Creative AMEA, Ciaran continues to find new ways for brands to matter in an increasingly complex world.
Our 2020 partners /
To learn more about how your company can become an official event partner, please contact [email protected]ous.com