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Spikes Asia, the leading festival for the creative industry in APAC, announces full content programme

Published : Thursday, September 5, 2019, 8:30 am
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Leading regional and global brands will share business insights on the stages

SINGAPORE, Sept. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Spikes Asia Festival of Creativity, the most prestigious event for the creative marketing and advertising industry in Asia Pacific, has confirmed its full content programme. The three-day event takes place at Suntec, Singapore, from 25 - 27 September 2019, and will welcome a record number of the region's leading brands, alongside global businesses, creative agencies, start-ups and tech companies to speak on the stages.

The festival's content theme for 2019, Asia Rising, celebrates Asia Pacific's fast-evolving creative communications industry and provides a platform for networking and debate. Brands and agencies on the line-up include: McDonald's Japan talking alongside TikTok and TBWAHakuhodo; Heineken alongside Publicis Worldwide; HP and Wieden+Kennedy; Shiseido and R/GA; Toyota Motor Asia Pacific and ADK, as well as a Salesforce session discussing how businesses that drive equality and diversity are better positioned to succeed in today's landscape. 

Film composer and record producer, Nick Wood, CEO of Syn Music, will speak alongside BBDO Guerrero on stage, discussing ways to create powerful campaigns that negotiate Asia's cultural boundaries. In AI, Blockchain and Creative, Youngmin Pipha Cho, Executive Creative Director, Cheil Worldwide, will discuss how AI and blockchain are influencing the future of advertising.

Joe Pullos, Festival Director, Spikes Asia, said: "Brands are coming to Spikes Asia in force, because they recognise that investing in creativity delivers ROI for their business. It's hugely exciting to be welcoming such an impressive line-up of speakers from across the industry to champion creative excellence and focus on creativity at a local level, tapping into what makes each country so unique. The high-caliber of content in 2019 will cement Spikes Asia's position as the leading festival and awards for creativity in Asia, for Asia." 

Tiger Beer is the festival's Official Partner, supporting the programme with unique activations, as well as being served as the exclusive beer at the festival's main events. Alongside three days of networking, learning and inspiration, the very best creative work from across APAC is judged and honoured in the Spikes Asia Awards, which will be celebrated at a red-carpet ceremony on the evening of Friday 27 September 2019 at the Victoria Theatre, Singapore.

About Spikes Asia 

The Spikes Asia Festival of Creativity celebrates inspiring Asia-Pacific creativity in advertising and marketing. 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, 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, celebrating the illustrious Spikes Awards.

The Spikes Asia Festival of Creativity takes place at Suntec, Singapore, from 25 - 27 September 2019.

To view the full Festival programme, please visit https://www.spikes.asia/agenda#/agenda;
To attend the festival, members of the media can apply for press accreditation here;
To attend the festival as a delegate, tickets are available to buy here.



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