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Can you pitch your world-changing idea in 99 seconds? NDA and MAD//Fest launch Digital 99 Club Festival

NDA has partnered with MAD//Fest to launch a week-long virtual festival featuring global brand leaders pitching ideas on how media, marketing and advertising will play a role in building a better world.

The Digital 99//Club Festival will feature a series of 99-second-talks in a daily 99-minute dose of inspiration and live entertainment from 15-19 June.

Speakers delivering these 99-second lightning talks include Lauren Spearman, Head of Brand Advocacy,; Mark Adams, VP and Head of Innovation at VICE; Pete Markey, CMO, TSB; Leonardo Oliveira. Senior Global Brand & Media Manager, Vodafone; Tony Miler, CMO, WW (formerly Weight Watchers); Nick Bamber, Chief Growth Officer, Missguided; Mary Keane-Dawson, CEO, Takumi; Michael Codd, Marketing and Innovation lead; Anheuser-Busch InBev and many more.

The Festival wil take place online in front of an invite-only global audience of over 2,000 brands and agencies, based on this year’s MAD//Fest London theme, ‘Emerge Stronger’.

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The week will include dedicated days on Influencer Marketing, Media + Tech Innovation, Customer Experience + Personalisation, Brand Experience + Engagement and Growth Hacking + Innovation.

The Digital 99//Club Festival will feature inspirational content and uplifting entertainment designed to bring industry people closer  together.

Highlights include a Cribs-style tour of Rory Sutherland’s house, artists producing live illustrations, a virtual pub to share a drink with fellow attendees, experiments and challenges involving pizza deliveries, and DJ sets from the industry’s superstars.

Taking place over a cutting-edge virtual event platform, the Digital 99//Club is designed to use digital to enable a creative experience and allow the industry’s most influential leaders to network, exchange ideas and build relationships.

Andy Oakes, Publisher of New Digital Age, said: “NDA is dedicated to celebrating the best of our industry and there has never been time when such celebration is more needed. The launch of the 99 Club in February was a huge success with our innovative partners Ian and Dan at MAD//Fest and the 99 Club Festival is going to be the highlight of this year’s event calendar, virtual or otherwise.”

“Whether it’s face-to-face or virtual, an event should be an experience that people remember, enjoy and get value from attending. Andy and Justin at NDA share our enthusiasm for trying new event formats and creating a different kind of experience,” said Dan Brain, MAD//Fest London’s Co-founder + Content Director. “The Digital 99//Club platform will create a genuinely unique experience that uses digital to inspire, entertain and bring people together at a time when we most need it.”

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