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ITV, Sky and Channel 4 CEOs all taking part in opening panel at Future TV Advertising Forum 2018

Dominic Mills interviews Direct Line Group's Sam Taylor at FTVA 2017. This year he will be discussing some of the biggest issues facing commercial TV in Europe with the CEOs at Sky, ITV and Channel 4.
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The UK’s three biggest commercial broadcasters, ITV, Sky and Channel 4, have come together to be the joint Host Partners for the largest TV conference in Europe – Mediatel Events’ Future TV Advertising Forum at King’s Place in London on December 5th and 6th, 2018 – and the CEOs of all three companies will sit on a single panel on the first morning of the event, chaired by Mediatel’s editor at large Dominic Mills.

Alex Mahon, CEO of Channel 4, Carolyn McCall, CEO of ITV and Stephen van Rooyen, CEO of Sky UK & Ireland, will feature in a high-flying first morning of the conference that also includes fireside chats with Linda Yaccarino, Chairman Advertising & Client Partnerships at NBC Universal and Thomas Bremond, General Manager, International, Comcast Advanced Advertising.

Joe Marchese, President, Advertising Revenue, Fox Networks Group, and the CEO of Advertising & Analytics at AT&T, Brian Lesser, will be on stage later in the conference alongside several marketing and agency leaders including: Pippa Glucklich, CEO, Amplifi UK; Dominic Grainger, CEO EMEA, Group M; Sam Taylor, Head of Commercial Marketing at Direct Line Group; and the Director of Media EMEA at Expedia Group, James Seckel.

Future TV Advertising Forum draws over 700 senior delegates from across the globe.

Justin Lebbon, Director of Mediatel Events says: “This is the strongest and most senior line-up we have ever had at FTVA, and our speakers will be addressing and debating a series of key forward-looking themes for the whole industry. We are very excited to have the UK’s top broadcasters so fully involved in the conference.”

FTVA18 London covers a wide range of issues, from debates around global brand health and the future of the agency business through to the structural developments that will impact the entire ad-funded TV and premium video industry.

FTVA18: London: Wednesday, December 5 – Thursday, December 6 , 2018 – click here for further details.


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