Cristal Festival announces first round of speakers; festival takes place Dec 16 - 20

Screen Shot 2014-11-11 at 6.34.25 am.jpgThe 14th edition of the Cristal Festival is set to take place in Courchevel (France) from the 16th to the 20th of December.

Each year, the Cristal awards gathers the advertising ecosystem. Numerous conferences will be held to highlight developments in the media & communication industry and thus detect the latest innovative strategies.
Two main editorial pillars have been chosen by the organisers:
  • A new age for advertising creativity: 16th-17th of December: The Brand Entertainment & Content Summit
  • The new content delivery options: 18th - 19th of December: The Marketing & Innovation Data Forum

Among the leading figures participating during these 4 days, the Cristal Festival is welcoming:

  • Pierre Chappaz is an illustrative actor of the French internet landscape. Founder of Kelkoo, Wikio and Ebuzzing, he is now the CEO of Teads, official partner of the Cristal Festival. This company made a notable entry into the Nasdaq Market.
  • Rob Donnell is recognized for his outstanding work in the realm of Brand Entertainment, notably his successful contribution to Toyota's notoriety.
  • Listed among the 5 most influential Brazilian personalities by the Financial Times, Nizan Guanaes is Brazil's leading communications entrepreneur as well as the chairman of the Brazilian Communication Group ABC, which is composed of 14 agencies of the advertising, communication and entertainment world. He will be awarded the Honor Cristal prize during the Ceremony dedicated to online video, Media, Digital & Mobile, on the 18th of December at the Cristal Festival.
  • Enon Landenberg, founder of sFBI, is considered as a digital guru and a pioneer of interactive communications in Israel.
  • Andrew Lazzaro, unquestioned and visionary new-yorker leader in marketing data, will represent Omnicom Media Group.
  • David Shing, introduced as AOL's "Digital Prophet", inspires people around the world thanks to his limitless knowledge of digital trends.
  • Ben Silverman, content production & distribution expert in Hollywood, produced the Tudors TV show while working as CEO of NBC Entertainment. He now chairs the company Electus whose majority shareholder is Barry Diller, owner of a new Internet media conglomerate in the USA.

Please find the complete list of confirmed speakers, as well as the forward-looking agenda on Cristal Festival's website.

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