The PPA Festival 2018 is back at Tobacco Dock on May 10 with the theme All Together Now. This week, the PPA unveiled the line-up of speakers.
Posted on: 13 April 2018 07:35
Chuka Umunna will be interviewed by Campaign's Global Editor-in-Chief Claire Beale
The PPA Festival has a stellar line-up of speakers, including Margot James MP, Minister for Digital and the Creative Industries, and Chuka Umunna MP, Labour’s leading remainer.
Chuka will be interviewed by Campaign's Global Editor-in-Chief Claire Beale as they discuss how Brexit is likely to impact professional publishers, the prospect of a second referendum and what's next for the Labour party.
Other industry experts on the day, across four stages (Together, Passion, Innovate and Trust), include:
Carla Buzasi, WGSN
Claire Sanderson, Women’s Health
Andria Vidler, Centaur Media
Betsy Fast, Hearst UK
Marcus Rich, Time Inc. UK
Kevin Petley, HELLO!
James Tye, Dennis Publishing
Meryem Tom, Amazon UK
Kathleen Saxton, The Lighthouse Company
Rob Munro-Hall, Bauer Media
James Wildman, Hearst UK
Albert Read, Condé Nast
Jonathon Whiteley, Incisive Media
Ella Dolphin, Shortlist Media
Tom Bureau, Immediate Media Co.
Kevin Costello, Haymarket Media Group
Steve Newbold, Centaur Media
Sue Todd, Magnetic
Barry McIlheney, PPA
Robert Marr, Metropolis
Mark Frith, Radio Times
Karen Pepper, Head of UK, Amazon Pay
Judith Secombe, Hearst UK
Adrian Hughes, Marketforce
Matthew Carse, IDS
Mariam Ahmed, Shortlist Media
Jonny Kaldor, Pugpig
Amanda Barnes, Faversham House
Tim Brooks, PPA Business
Andy Cowles, Creative Director
Julian Linley, Hearst UK
Nial Ferguson, Media Consultant
Topics to be discussed include trust, the future of advertising, how publishers can work with Amazon, lessons from magazine start-ups and new talent, sourcing talent, successful events, the power of the newsstand, and more.
Hannah Bray, the PPA’s Managing Director of Commercial and Events, commented: “Come along to get a first look at exciting new brand developments, a strategic view of things to come or to get down into the practical aspects of day-to-day publishing business – looking at platforms, processes and revenue streams. Magazine and business media publishers unite under one roof, learn from one another and move the industry forward – All Together Now!”
Links / further reading: Full agenda for PPA Festival