Belgrade, October 7th 2020. – The world’s best and most awarded creatives and communication experts from agencies Energy BBDO Chicago, McCann New York, AKQA Brazil, Saatchi & Saatchi Australia, Leavingstone Georgia, Dentsu Aegis Network Singapore, Publicis Italy, as well as Google and Spotify, are only some of the lecturers at the sixth festival of integrated communications – KAKTUS 2020. The festival will be held on November 3rd and 4th online, under the slogan “Unique in being different”.
Like last year, KAKTUS 2020 will offer participants a quality and diverse program from various areas of integrated communications. Among the keynote speakers this year are Ioana Philip, SVP Global Executive Creative Director, Energy BBDO, Chicago; Renato Zandoná, Executive Creative Director, AKQA, São Paulo; Joao Flores, Chief Creative Officer, Dentsu Aegis Network Singapore; Sandra Bold, Global Creative Director, Publicis, Italy and Elav Horwitz, SVP Global Innovation Director at McCann Worldgroup New York.
During the two days of the quality program, the participants of the festival will have the opportunity to get to know Chris McCarty, Head of Creative Strategy, The ZOO, Google (France); Bruno Luglio, Creative Director, Spotify (USA); Raj Pathmanathan, Creative Director and Jelena Stošić, Strategy Director, Kids Industries the family agency, London (UK); Bruno Regalo, Creative Director / Head of Art & Design, TBWA \ Chiat \ Day, Los Angeles (USA); Will Rust, Founder, Stupid Ideas (Denmark); Andrea Henao, Partner & Managing Director, 360 Agency Berlin; Santi Urso, Creative & Art Director, Saatchi & Saatchi Australia; Ana Andjelic, Strategy Executive & Author of The Business of Aspiration, New York; Saymon Medeiros, Senior Art Director, Wunderman Thompson, Dubai (UAE); Dawid Szczepaniak, Chief Creative Officer & Partner, VMLY & R, Warsaw; Folker Wrage, President, Leavingstone International, Georgia and Jan de Jong, Co-founder & Managing Partner, Webpower Adria (Croatia).
On the first and second day, several creative discussions will be organized, and one of them is a panel on the topic of Innovation hype (powered by Delta Holding).
In addition to the conference part of the festival, there will be a promotion of the second edition of the ADBOOK publication, as well as the annual awarding of professional awards KAKTUS 2020 and KAKTUS Talents.
Biographies of lecturers are available on the website https://kaktus.rs/
The KAKTUS 2020 festival has supported over 45 media houses from the entire region, as well as the companies Mercator S, Apatin Brewery, Pepsico – Marbo Product, Frikom, Ušće Shopping Center and Jaffa Crvenka. The gold sponsor of the festival is Delta Holding, the silver sponsor is Forma Ideale, while this year the bronze sponsor is Mastercard. The partners of the festival are the agencies – Direct Media United Solutions, Ovation BBDO, Headline, Degordian, Info Media Group, Alma Quattro and DPC Group. The festival is also supported by Nova Communications, Digital Element, Chameleon Ruma, Propix and the Serbian Association of Managers.