Advertising Week, the world’s largest annual gathering of leaders across the advertising, creative, entertainment, marketing, media and technology industries, today announced its final lineup of evening talent and daytime thought leaders. Now in its 12th year, Advertising Week will take place in New York City from September 28th – October 2nd. The event continues its tradition of offering thought-leadership by day and blockbuster entertainment by night.
The Week will feature 250 distinct Seminars, all taking place at venues in Advertising Week’s Times Square hub: B.B. King’s; the Hard Rock; Liberty Theater; NASDAQ MarketSite; and the Times Center. All seminars and workshops will be streamed live.
Among those added to the agenda are actress Zoe Saldana, FiveThirtyEight founder & editor Nate Silver, retired NBA Commissioner David Stern, SNL alumni Horatio Sanz, ABC news personality Elizabeth Vargas, Olympian Lolo Jones, Daily Show Correspondent Jordan Klepper, Olympic snowboarder Shaun White, and reigning Nathan’s 4th of July Hot Dog Eating Champion Matt Stonie.
The musical and comedy talent lineup includes: Future, Shaggy, Chingy & Natalie La Rose (in partnership with NYMRAD); Music is Universal Showcase with Demi Lovato, Alessia Cara, Joe Jonas with his new band DNCE (in partnership with Universal Music Group and Complex); and Big Sean (in partnership with Vevo). The Week also features comedian Trevor Noah, fresh off his first night as host of the Daily Show.
Previously announced speakers for 2015 Advertising Week include: Tim Armstrong, Pete Cashmore, Joanna Coles, Richard Curtis, Doug Ellin, Emilio and Gloria Estefan, Carolyn Everson, Sir John Hegarty, Bethenny Frankel, Jon Kamen, Michael Kassan, Ben Lerer, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Nigel Morris, Dascha Polanco, Michael Roth, Bob Safian, Sheryl Sandberg, Kathleen Saxton, Ryan Seacrest, Sir Martin Sorrell, Caroll Spinney, Morgan Spurlock, John Sykes and Geri Wang.
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