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Source: Spikes Asia
Spikes Asia Confirms Dates and Venue for 2012 Festival

SINGAPORE, Feb 21, 2012 - (ACN Newswire) - The organisers of Spikes Asia, the regional APAC awards and festival for creative excellence in advertising and communications, are pleased to confirm that the 2012 Festival will take place from 16-18 September at Suntec, Singapore.

Attendees can look forward to an outstanding learning programme featuring around 30 seminars and six workshops given by industry leaders from around the world, as well as exhibitions of the best work from the region while showcases from the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity will display the best in creativity and communications from across the globe. Once again, un-missable networking events will be on offer including Networking After Dark which will see Singaporean agencies opening their doors for an evening of fun and socialising while Festival opening drinks and the Awards After Party will provide further networking opportunities to delegates.

Last year, Spikes Asia saw its biggest Festival to date with over 1700 delegates attending the 3-day event. A record 3647 entries, a 19% increase on the previous year, were received into the 14 entry categories of Film, Print, Outdoor, Direct, Promo & Activation, Media, Radio, Design, Film Craft, Print Craft, Integrated, Digital, Mobile and PR.

Myriam Coupard, Festival Director of Spikes Asia, says, "Spikes Asia is a true celebration of creativity in the region and provides the industry with a unique and inspiring content programme while offering unrivalled networking and learning opportunities. Year on year the Festival is growing and following last year's record attendance and entries we're expecting a bigger turn out from across a wider region and we're delighted to be able to continue to build and develop the event to make 2012 the best yet."

Delegate packages for the 2012 Festival will be as follows:

Early Bird Delegate Price available until 1 August: S$699
Full Delegate Price applicable after 1 August: S$799
Young Spikes (under 28 years): S$470
Student Spikes: S$230

Key 2012 Festival Dates:

Delegate Registration Opens: 19 April
Entries Open: 17 May
Entries Deadline: 20 July
Delegate Early Bird Registration Ends: 1 August
Festival Dates: 16-18 September

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 Events

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.

Contact:
Amanda Benfell, 
PR & Press Manager
Spikes Asia Advertising Festival
[email protected] 
Tel: +44 20 7728 4040
www.spikes.asia


Source: Spikes Asia

Topic: Trade Show or Conference
Sectors: Broadcast
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