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The Year Ahead 2019

An invitation only networking event

Wednesday 8 January 2020

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 predictions for the year ahead.

Torin Douglas and Ray Snoddy were joined by Tracy De Groose, Executive Chair, Newsworks and Kathryn Jacob OBE, CEO, Pearl & Dean this year. They shared their thoughts on 2018 and a few predictions for 2019, in answer to questions posed by you.

Event Partners

    Headline partner
  • Ezoic
  • Silver sponsor
  • Bloomberg



Palm Court

Registration and Welcome drinks


Palm Court



Palm Court

The economic year ahead for advertising and media


Palm Court

Three things to look out for in 2019


Palm Court

Drinks and canap├ęs


  • Speaker
    Derek Jones

    CEO, Mediatel

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    Matthew Bloxham

    Senior Analyst, EMEA Media, Telecoms and Technology, Bloomberg Intelligence

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    John Cole

    COO, Ezoic

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    Raymond Snoddy

    Media Journalist and Mediatel Columnist

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    Torin Douglas

    Media Commentator

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    Tracy De Groose

    Executive Chair, Newsworks

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    Kathryn Jacob OBE

    CEO, Pearl & Dean

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The Waldorf Hilton Hotel, Aldwych, London, WC2B 4DD

Nearest underground stations
Covent Garden (Piccadilly line) and Temple (District and Circle lines).