All about the Drum and BIMA’s Hall of Fame at ad:tech London 2012
by Will Corry on August 29, 2012 in Events, Events & Awards, Lead story, View from the top
There will be three sessions.They will take place at the National Hall, Olympia. To attend any of these free events below, you need to register HERE.
The Drum and British Interactive Media Association (BIMA) Digital Hall of Fame
• 1pm–1.40pm Headline theatre, exhibition floor
The Drum along with the British Interactive Media Association (BIMA) and in association with Microsoft, Adobe, ad:tech London, Propel and Results International, have launched the Digital Hall of Fame in order to recognise 20 individuals who have significantly contributed to the growth and development of the UK’s digital industry.
Curated by a judging panel consisting of Google, Microsoft, Adobe, bSkyb, and IAB as well as leading digital agencies, this ad:tech session will induct the first 10 members into the digital Hall of Fame.
Leading the session will be Guy Phillipson, CEO of the Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB). He will reveal the inductees and give an insight into the individuals who have inspired others and helped shape the digital age we live in, from creating the World Wide Web to designing the world’s most recognised gadgets.
Attend the session to hear who has made it into the Hall of Fame, listen to the inductees share their stories and tell us who they think are the next generation of inspirational people.
• 5.30pm–6pm Conference Room 1, Gallery Level
Following on from the morning’s session, The Drum and BIMA’s Hall of Fame afternoon event will reveal the remaining 10 Hall of Fame inductees and hear from Michael Lynch OBE. As founder and former CEO of FTSE 100 company Autonomy, which was bought by Hewlett Packard for £7bn in 2011, Michael Lynch has brought his innovative approach to the UK tech market, becoming the country’s first software billionaire.
Attend the session to hear who are the remaining 10 to make it into the Hall of Fame, listen to the inductees share their stories and tell us who they think will shape the future of the digital industry.
The Drum and BIMA Digital Hall of Fame Drinks Reception
• 6pm-8pm – Gallery Level
To celebrate The Drum and BIMA Hall of Fame that was announced at the day’s earlier sessions, we will be hosting an exclusive drinks reception where guests will get to network with inductees, speakers, judges and others in the industry over a few complementary drinks. In addition the special Hall of Fame book will be revealed and handed out to attendees.
There are a limited number of spaces available at this exclusive reception.
If you would like to attend, please email Katy Thomson for more information.
Please note you must also be registered for ad:tech to gain access to this reception.
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