About the Festival of Media Global
The Festival of
Media Global was launched in Venice in
2007 to worldwide industry acclaim. Drawing together the global
leadership of media agency networks with the most innovative media
owners and the world's most powerful and progressive marketers, the
Festival has become the premier forum of debate for an industry
undergoing profound structural change.
With "media" at its heart,
the Festival of Media is the only event that draws
together themes such as branded content, advertising and social
media, free versus paid-for media models, the future of
measurement, procurement in marketing and transformative consumer
Known by some as "The Davos of
advertising", the event attracts leaders from international and
pan-regional advertisers, media agencies and media owners. It
brings to the global industry a cutting-edge conference, an
exhibition for vendors and technologists to promote initiatives to
agencies and clients; as well as a variety of networking and
thought leader opportunities.
2009, the Festival of Media launched a
Global Awards ceremony that is now one of the world's
largest advertising ceremonies by number of entries, attracting
work from more than 40 countries. Now in its eighth year, the
Global Festival is firmly established on the international
Praise for the Festival of
Media Global, in the words of attendees
Global Lead, Team Unilever, Mindshare
"FOM remains a great focal point for the media business and a
place to see and hear the latest thinking. With media increasingly
driving the pace of change in today's complex marketing industry,
it is essential that media has its own dedicated event."
Iain Jacob, CEO,
EMEA, Starcom Mediavest Group
"FOM is unsurpassed in the way that it focuses the leaders in the
media communications business on collectively addressing the issues
that are transforming our industry."
Luis Di Como,
SVP, Global Media, Unilever
"The FOM Awards has been another milestone in my career. The
result is a legacy that we leave to the industry, guiding and
inspiring the advertising community in this endless journey towards
excellence in communication."
CEO, Italy, ebuzzing
''It rocks !!! N.1 place for great networking''