BCMA Leadership Series: Entertainment Matters for Branded Content

BCMA Leadership Series: Entertainment Matters for Branded Content

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What’s hot in global entertainment?

Join us for this BCMA Leadership Series breakfast event in partnership with Endemol Shine Group and Lions Entertainment to explore the latest trends in the global content market.

We will be taking this opportunity to hear from our global partner Endemol Shine Group, the driving force behind hit shows such as Big Brother, Black Mirror, Broadchurch, Hunted and MasterChef, and now content creators for some of the biggest brands on the planet such as Coca-Cola, Jaguar and Rimmel. We will delve into the current trends driving the global entertainment industry, providing insight and analysis that brands can apply to their content strategies.

What’s on?

9.00 – 9.10: Welcome and Intro
Andrew Canter – Global CEO, BCMA
James Hayr – Head of Commercial Partnerships, Endemol Shine Group

9.10 – 9.30: Latest trends in the global content market: what are consumers switching onto?
Doug Wood – Group Director, Research and Insight, Endemol Shine Group

9.30 – 10.15: Panel discussion and Q&A with the creators behind hit entertainment shows
Peter Salmon – Chief Creative Officer, Endemol Shine Group
Iris Boelhouwer – Joint CEO, Endemol Shine Netherlands
Mirella Breda – Managing Director, Initial
Diederick Santer – CEO, Kudos
Moderated by Alex Connock – Managing Director, Endemol Shine North

10.15 – 10.30: Creative excellence at Lions Entertainment – jury room insights

As the global industry body for branded content practitioners, the BCMA aims to promote and grow the branded content industry in partnership with relevant trade associations and industry groups. Procter & Gamble’s Marc Pritchard has said, “Too often we produce crap. Craft or crap, that’s our creative challenge”. One critical element of any content created, with or without a brand, is that it must entertain and excite its audience. Brands investing in content as a core element of their marketing can often unknowingly fall into the ‘Crap Trap’.

Lions Entertainment is the two-day specialist event from the organisers of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity – the world’s largest celebration of creativity in communications. Running during Cannes Lions, from 21-22 June 2017, Lions Entertainment is about the future of the entertainment industry, bringing everyone from record label execs to influencers and sports promoters together to connect with the world’s biggest brands, and hear from inspirational speakers, witness new trends and experience live performances from global talent.

Book your free ticket here for this exclusive event

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