The Year Ahead 2017

An invitation only networking event

Thursday 12 January 2017

The Year Ahead is our very popular afternoon invite-only networking event for senior professionals from across the media industry, which sees panellists give their views on key media issues from the year, and their thoughts and predictions for the year ahead.

Event Partners

    Silver sponsor
  • Bloomberg
  • Headline partner
  • RadiumOne

Agenda

14:30 - 15:00

Palm Court

Registration and refreshments

15:00 - 15:05

Palm Court

Welcome

Introduction and welcome from Derek Jones, CEO, Mediatel.

Speakers

Derek Jones

15:05 - 15:15

Palm Court

The financial and economic year ahead

Scene setter presentation from Dan Hanson, UK Economist, Bloomberg Intelligence.

Speakers

Dan Hanson

15:15 - 15:20

Palm Court

Three key themes for 2017

Key themes outlined by Craig Tuck, Managing Director, RadiumOne.

Speakers

Craig Tuck

15:20 - 15:30

Palm Court

Interview

Mark Middlemas, Director of Communications, RadiumOne interviews Jenny Biggam, Co-Founder, the7stars.

Speakers

Mark Middlemas Jenny Biggam

15:30 - 16:45

Palm Court

Panel discussion

Chair: Derek Jones, CEO, Mediatel
Raymond Snoddy, Media Journalist and Mediatel columnist
Torin Douglas, Media Commentator
Tess Alps, Chief Executive, Thinkbox
Jenny Biggam, Co-Founder, the7stars

Chair

Derek Jones

Speakers

Raymond Snoddy Torin Douglas Tess Alps Jenny Biggam

16:45 - 19:00

Palm Court

Drinks reception

Speakers

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    Derek Jones

    CEO, Mediatel

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    Dan Hanson

    UK Economist, Bloomberg Intelligence

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    Craig Tuck

    Managing Director, RadiumOne

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    Mark Middlemas

    Director of Communications, RadiumOne

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    Jenny Biggam

    Co-Founder, the7stars

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    Raymond Snoddy

    Media Journalist and Mediatel columnist

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    Torin Douglas

    Media Commentator

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    Tess Alps

    Chief Executive, Thinkbox

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Venue

The Waldorf Hilton Hotel, Aldwych, London, WC2B 4DD
Nearest underground stations Covent Garden (Piccadilly line) and Temple (District and Circle lines).

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