Course dates: 18 - 21 May 2016

MediaWorks 2016

18 - 21 May, Hanoi, Vietnam

Now in its 11th year, MediaWorks returns to Hanoi to test a new batch of young talents in the media and communications industry. The residential training programme is an intense, challenging and rewarding 4-day course designed to equip the rising stars with the skills they need to survive today's multi-faceted industry.

With the guidance of industry experts, MediaWorks replicates real life, challenging syndicate teams to pitch for a client with a real brief in real time. Attendees will be required to prepare a pitch for the account to a panel of industry heads and the client.

As part of the training, MediaWorks incorporates a one-day conference which brings together industry experts and professional trainers, and examines the obstacles facing the next generation, strategies for winning pitches and maintaining creativity while still delivering the clients objectives.

MediaWorks is conducted in English and is designed for media planners & buyers, advertising sales personnel, agency planners, creatives, brand marketers and other industry-related functions.

Over 1000 young talents have survived the challenge to date. Are you ready for the MediaWorks challenge?

Testimonials from the mentors

“Events like these are important to the industry because at the end of the day, we are investing in people, we are investing in talent and we are investing in the future of the business."

Gerry Boyle

Global Managing Partner/Chairman APAC

"We work in the talent business so MediaWorks isn’t just about training. It’s really an opportunity for us to do something for our business and industry. Nurturing and growing young talent only helps to future proof our business."

Cheuk Chiang

CEO, Asia Pacific

“MediaWorks is an incredible experience. The industry’s brightest young talent come together for an unrelenting three day pitch simulation, and the results are truly inspiring. Last year I was wowed by the brilliant young talent in Asia.”

Charlie Newbery

Regional Head of Media

“MediaWorks is invaluable for the young talents and potential future leaders of this industry; something that they probably don’t get at this stage of their career anywhere else. They get the opportunity to not only work with some of the existing leadership of the industry, but they also get to work with people from multiple agencies, multiple backgrounds, and multiple cultures.”

Sean O'Brien

CEO, Asia Pacific

"A great place to get energised by the amazing young talent in our industry – and the most fun participants will ever have pitching a real client in high pressure pitch team with some of the industry's leaders to help guide the way…"

Neil Stewart

Head of Agency, APAC

"MediaWorks is the best assimilation training for young stars in the industry.  It encourages out-of-the-box, creative thinking and most of all, challenges young minds to expand.  I'm proud to be a mentor working (and sharing) with future young stars of the industry."

Susana Tsui

CEO, Asia Pacific

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Contact Us

Delegate & Programme Information
Eunice Boo
Events Manager
Tel: (+852) 2122 5273

Sponsorship Opportunities
Atifa Silk
Brand Director
Tel: (+852) 3118 1500


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