14 February 2016

Ad Summit Pilipinas 2016 all set in Subic Bay Freeport

The Association of Accredited Advertising Agencies of the Philippines (4As) is calling on the marketing industry to “come out boldly and play where no man has played before”, as it unveils the latest batch of speakers for Ad Summit Pilipinas 2016, to be held from March 9 to 12 at the Subic Bay Exhibition Convention Center (SBECC).

With the theme, “Come out and play” the biggest advertising and marketing convention in the country aims to inspire practitioners to progress fearlessly, as its invited industry icons prepare to participate as the Summit’s speakers.

“We have an amazing line-up awaiting Summit participants. Expect the unexpected,” said Ad Summit 2016 Chairman Alex Sayfu. “With our theme, we hope that the Summit allows to view all possibilities where there were none before. No obligations, just opportunities. Ad Summit Pilipinas 2016 will encourage this type of unbridled creativity to flourish,” he added.

Speakers participating in the event include business tycoon Manuel V. Pangilinan; award-winning director Jose Javier Reyes; AQKA Shanghai’s Eric Cruz; Vikas Gulati from Opera Mediaworks; leadership expert Tom Oliver; TBWA/Hakuhodo’s Takahiro Hosada; Hakuhodo Kettle’s Kazauki Hashida; Fox international’s Managing Director for South East Asia and head of Ad Sales Simeon Dawes; Regional Digital Director for APAC Havas Worldwide Todd Martin; Google South East Asia and India’s vice president and managing director Rajan Anandan; Mullen Lowe Group’s president of Creative Council Jose Miguel Socoloff; and Twitter’s marketing director of online sales for Asia Pacific and Latin America Aliza Knox.

This is the second time Ad Summit is partnering with the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA). With its fun and progressive environment, the Subic Bay Freeport Zone is said to be a fitting site for this innovative and creative event.

“We are proud to be hosting the Ad Summit Pilipinas in Subic, for the second time, to boot. We invite you to experience the sights and sounds that Subic has to offer, and we hope that you will enjoy your stay here,” SBMA Chairman Roberto V. Garcia said. (Dante M. Salvana, Headline Gitnang Luzon)

SBMA Chairman Roberto V. Garcia (center) signs a memorandum of agreement with 4As Chairman Norman Agatep (left) and Ad Summit Pilipinas Chairman Alex Syfu for the conduct of the 2016 Ad Summit at the Subic Bay Exhibition and Convention Center. (AMD/MPD-SBMA)