• The Home of Creative Bravery: inspiring everyone involved in crafting, selling and commissioning the continent’s brand communications

London, 26 July 2012 – Eurobest, the premier event and largest gathering for Europe’s creative advertising and communications industry, is now open for delegate registration. Celebrating 25 years of European creative excellence, Eurobest will once again be held in Lisbon 28, 29 and 30 November 2012.

The three-day festival returns to the São Jorge Cinema, one of Lisbon’s most iconic entertainment venues situated right in the heart of the city and will culminate with the Awards Show and After Party, taking place at Lisbon’s newest venue, the renovated Pátio da Galé, on Friday 30 November.

Eurobest provides an annual platform of learning, inspiration, celebration and networking for Europe’s community of creatives, copywriters, art directors, planners, media agency executives, marketers, account managers, agency heads, producers, directors, social media experts, young creatives and students. Participants can enjoy an intense schedule of world-class seminars and hands-on workshops, view the best creative brand communications currently produced in Europe, network with Europe’s most creative thinkers during evening events, and honour and celebrate the 2012 winners at the Eurobest Awards and After Party.

Delegates registering before 26 October can enjoy an early bird discount saving €100 on the price of a full delegate package and pay just €390 for a full delegate pass. Registrations made after this date will cost €490. Additionally, there are reduced registration packages for Young Creatives under 28 years of age for €310 and for students 23 years old or younger at €99.

This year Eurobest launches a Young Marketers Academy, a three-day programme specifically targeted to marketers and brand managers aged 30 years or younger working within a client organisation. The registration fee is €390.

“Europe remains a powerhouse of creativity, but for the continent to continue to maintain its position, the industry needs the space to debate and explore new ways of thinking and the latest technological changes. Eurobest provides this unique platform for Europe’s creative community in brand communications,” says Philip Thomas, CEO of Eurobest.

For further information on the various registration packages, to register to attend and for details on the selection of hotels with preferential rates near the Festival venue, please go to www.eurobest.com.

Entries can be submitted from 23 August 2012.

Eurobest 2012

Eurobest – The European Festival of Creativity
Launched in 1988, Eurobest is Europe’s leading annual awards competition for creative excellence in the categories of TV/Cinema, Print, Outdoor, Radio, Craft, Interactive, Media, Direct, Sales Promotion, Design, PR, Integrated, Branded Content & Entertainment, and Mobile advertising. Since 2008, the awards, which are judged by Europe’s top creatives, form part of a two-and-a-half day Festival themed to identify and engage specific topics that are relevant to the European market. The festival, attended by more than 1300 delegates in 2011, has previously been held in Stockholm, Amsterdam, Hamburg and Lisbon. Eurobest is organised by Lions Festivals. www.eurobest.com

Lions Festivals
Lions Festivals is the organiser of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity and Eurobest, as well as the co-organiser with its joint-venture partners of the Dubai Lynx International Advertising Festival, Spikes Asia Festival of Creativity, Asian Marketing Effectiveness Festival and Digital Media Festival Asia. The business is managed by i2i Events Group, which delivers world-class exhibitions, large-scale events and festivals in key sectors including the home and gift, fashion, retail, healthcare, energy, environment, education, technology, media and creative industries. Its portfolio of worldwide events includes World Retail Congress, Spring Fair, Naidex, BVE, BETT and Pure. It prides itself on opening up possibilities for its customers and each year brings more than 250,000 decision makers together to network, source, test, buy and sell brilliant products, services, ideas and solutions. i2i Events is powered by Top Right Group, formerly known as Emap International Limited. www.i2ieventsgroup.com

Key Dates:
Delegate registration now open
Entries open from 23 August 2012
Entries deadline 21 September 2012
Festival dates: 28-30 November 2012, São Jorge Cinema
Eurobest Awards and After Party: 30 November 2012, Pátio da Galé

Eurobest Opens for Delegate Registration

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