|Wednesday, 5 February 2014, 18:00 HKT/SGT|
Source: Spikes Asia
SINGAPORE, Feb 5, 2014 - (ACN Newswire) - The Spikes Asia Festival of Creativity, Asia Pacific's premier Festival & Awards for the creative communications industry, has announced this year's Festival dates as 23 - 26 September 2014.
Taking place at Suntec, Singapore, the 2014 event has been moved to take place in the week following the Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix. The revised dates allow for an exciting change to the Festival, as 2014 sees it grow from a 3-day to a 4-day Festival.
Commenting on the changes, Terry Savage, Chairman of Lions Festivals, says "Moving the Festival back by a week positions it better for growth, allowing us to offer delegates even greater content with four days of relevant and essential industry learning and networking. It's an exciting time for the region and we look to reflect that in the Festival and Awards."
Spikes Asia Key Dates:
- Delegate Registration Opens: 17 April 2014
- Entries Open: 15 May 2014
- Delegate Early Bird Deadline: 17 July 2014
- Entries Deadline: 25 July 2014
- Spikes Asia Festival Dates: 23 - 26 September 2014, Suntec, Singapore
Delegate packages for the 2014 festival will be as follows:
- Early Bird Delegate Price available until 17 July 2014: S$1100
- Full Delegate Price applicable from 18 July 2014: S$1250
- Young Spikes (under 28 years): S$550
- Student Spikes: S$250
Spikes Asia offers four days of seminars, forums, networking, exhibitions and academies. The Awards, which draw the Festival to a close, honour and celebrate the best work from the industry and ultimately, set creative precedents within the region.
Last year's winners are currently available to view on www.spikes.asia, along with photos, interviews and seminars from Spikes Asia 2013.
About Spikes Asia
The Spikes Asia Festival of Creativity, celebrating and inspiring Asia-Pacific creativity in advertising. Suntec City, Singapore, 27-29 September, 2017. Building on 30 years of the illustrious Spikes Awards, the Spikes Asia Festival of Creativity is the result of a collaboration between the organisers of Cannes Lions and Haymarket, publishers of Campaign Asia Pacific.
The Festival provides the region's growing creative and advertising industry with a platform to network and exchange ideas, bringing together some of the finest creative thinkers from across the region and around the world. Spikes Asia, attended by over 1,800 delegates in 2016, offers an inspirational programme of seminars, tech talks and forums, focusing on creativity and learning, exhibitions of creative work from Asia-Pacific, networking events in the evening and the Spikes Asia award show.
The Spikes Awards, judged by leading international and regional creatives, honour the best creative work in the categories of Film, Print, Outdoor, Radio, Digital, Integrated, Direct, Promo & Activation, Media, Print Craft, Film Craft, Design, Mobile, PR, Branded Content & Entertainment, Healthcare and Innovation.
Incorporating Tangrams Effectiveness @ Spikes brings 15 years of celebrating Effectiveness and Strategy under one roof. The Tangrams celebrate the latest thinking in marketing effectiveness and showcase the very best examples of effective brand building from Asia Pacific. The Tangrams awards honour clients and their agencies for marketing strategies that deliver solid results to transform businesses and brands in categories for Effectivenss, Digital Strategy, Media Strategy, Data & Analytics and e-commerce.
Ascential powers the prestigious Cannes Lions festival for the branded communications industry, the world's premier payments and financial services congress Money20/20, Spring Fair/Autumn Fair, the global fashion trend forecasting service WGSN, environmental risk data business Groundsure, e-commerce analytics provider One Click Retail and advisory and business services firm, MediaLink.
Ascential Events is part of Ascential plc, which transforms knowledge businesses to deliver exceptional performance. Ascential plc is a global business-to-business information company that informs and connects the business world in 150 countries through market-leading Exhibitions & Festivals and Information Services. Ascential's premium products enable focus, growth and value. The company provides customers with world class content and connections empowering their businesses to be the best informed and best connected. www.ascential.com
About Haymarket Media Group
The Haymarket Media Group established in 1957 is the largest privately-owned magazine publisher in the UK, and one of the fastest growing media companies globally. The principal business is centred around its consumer, business, professional and customer publications. These are complemented by digital platforms and live events, including extensive exhibitions, conferences and awards. The Group's global expansion comes from wholly owned subsidiaries, joint ventures and extensive licensing of key magazines to other publishers.
In Asia from their offices in Hong Kong, Mumbai and Singapore, Haymarket Media Ltd publish market-leading titles Campaign Asia-Pacific, Finance Asia, Asian Investor, CEI Asia Pacific and Campaign India. In addition Haymarket organise a number of the region's leading industry awards and conferences relating to the communications and finance sectors. For more information about the Haymarket Media Group see www.haymarket.com.
Head of PR & Press
Spikes Asia Festival of Creativity
Source: Spikes Asia
Topic: Trade Show or Conference
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