New York Festivals International Advertising Awards will celebrate 55 years of honoring the World’s Best Advertising™ on May 2nd and 3rd at the 2012 New York Show. This exciting two-day festival will feature creative panel discussions, keynote speakers, seminars, networking events, and the 2012 Executive Jury Press Conference. The festival culminates with an awards presentation and gala on May 3rd at the iconic New York Public Library Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, located at Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 2ND
|10:00am-11:00am||Executive Jury Press Conference
Meet the 2012 Dream Team—30 of the most influential creatives in the world.
|11:00am-12:00pm||Executive Jury Meet & Greet
Enjoy light refreshments and rub elbows with our Executive Jury.
|12:00pm-1:00pm||Donald Gunn: Number One with a Bullet
The arbiter of excellence in the advertising industry—and co-moderator of this year’s Show—officially opens the festivities with his round up of the best work from the past year.
|1:00pm-2:30pm||Lunch Break / Commercial Retrospective Screening|
|2:30pm-3:30pm||New media. New technologies. New opportunities.
sponsored by Advertising Women of New York
Social media, tablets, geo location, augmented reality… traditional media is changing, and the traditional agency model is bound to follow suit. Will this create new opportunities for women in advertising?
|3:45pm-5:00pm||Learning and Thought Leadership: The Berlin School
sponsored by The Berlin School of Creative Leadership
The creative industries are more dependent on quality ideas and innovations than any other. Find out how the Berlin School trains leaders who can inspire and build cultures of creative excellence.
|5:30pm-7:00pm||Welcome Reception at the Garbarrón Foundation Carriage House Center for the Arts
supported by Archive Magazine
Join us for cocktails and light refreshment at this New York Landmark space that serves as the home base for the Garbarrón Foundation, whose mission is to promote the cultural wealth and identity of both Spain and America, as well as the legacy of those lands and their peoples.
The Gabarron Foundation (38th between Lex & Park).