Join Us In 2017

January 30 - February 3, 2017

#FFWD2017

advertising and marketing week 2017

See what’s in store for you

It’s five full days of exciting, insightful, thought-provoking events led by luminaries in our industry.

Schedule of Events

+-FFWD Opening Breakfast

Time: 8:30 am - 10:00 am

Sponsored by:

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+-FFWD Opening Lunch

Time: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Sponsored by: ICA

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+-Facebook Speaker Series

Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00pm

Sponsored by: Facebook

Venue: TIFF Bell Lightbox

+-Facebook Cocktail Reception

Time: 5:00 pm - 6:30pm

Sponsored by: Facebook

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+-Morning Master Series

Time: 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Sponsored by: University of Toronto

Venue: TIFF Bell Lightbox Cinema 4

+-thinktv Session

Time: 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Sponsored by: thinktv

Venue: TIFF Bell Lightbox Cinema 2

+-CORUS Session

Time: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Sponsored by: CORUS

Venue: TIFF Bell Lightbox Cinema 2

+-TubeMogul Session

Time: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Sponsored by: TubeMogul

Venue: TIFF Bell Lightbox Cinema 2

+-TubeMogul Workshop

Time: 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Sponsored by: TubeMogul

Venue: TIFF Bell Lightbox, 5th Floor - Brendan Calder Boardroom

+-Ipsos Brand Influence study

Time: 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Sponsored by: IPSOS

Venue: TIFF Bell Lightbox Cinema 2

Steve Levy, Chief Operating Officer, Ipsos Reid

Most Influential Brands

Who’s leading? Who’s following? And who is gaining, fast? Most importantly, where does your brand rank among the Most Influential Brands in Canada? Join us for the big reveal, and to learn the secret sauce of the Most Influential Brands in Canada… and the World!

Steve Levy, Chief Operating Officer, Ipsos will reveal it all on January 31, 2017. Steve will be sharing results from the Most Influential Brands study, including which brands are on top and which brands are on fire!

 

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+-Google Canada Speaker Series

Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Sponsored by: Google Canada

Venue: TIFF Bell Lightbox Cinema 2

+-Next Generation Day

Time: 8:00 am - 11:30 am

Sponsored by: ICA

Venue: TIFF Bell Lightbox Cinema 2

Next Generation Day is back for its 9th year. Students will get to experience ‘A Day in the Life’ at one of the agencies participating.

Students will begin the day at the TIFF Bell Lightbox, where they will have breakfast and listen to a panel of professionals from the advertising and marketing industry with various levels of experience. There is a Q & A period during which the students will have the opportunity to ask questions.

At noon, students will then leave for their assigned agency and upon arrival, will be given a guided tour of the office and Q&A session with key personnel. Students will be able to work with an interdisciplinary team of strategic and creative pros and some of their clients and get the opportunity to contribute ideas to an ongoing agency project.

 

SCHEDULE:
8:00am – Registration & breakfast
8:20am – Students are welcomed
8:30am – Panel discussion and open forum with industry professionals
11:30am – Agency reps take students to agency offices
12:00pm – Office tours and lunch at agencies
1:00pm – Brainstorm with internal teams on a current project
3:00pm – Q&A with a team of staff in various roles
4:00pm – Networking and social event for Next Generation Day attendees

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+-Morning Master Series

Time: 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Sponsored by: Queen's University

Venue: TIFF Bell Lightbox Cinema 4

+-NLogic Session

Time: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Sponsored by: NLogic

Venue: TIFF Bell Lightbox Cinema 4

+-NLogic Workshop

Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Sponsored by: NLogic

Venue: TIFF Bell Lightbox, 5th Floor - Brendan Calder Boardroom

+-Twitter Session

Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Sponsored by: Twitter Canada

Venue: TIFF Bell Lightbox Cinema 2

+-Post Media Session

Time: 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Sponsored by: Post Media

Venue: TIFF Bell Lightbox Cinema 2

+-Yahoo Breakfast

Time: 8:00 am - 10:00 am

Sponsored by: Yahoo Canada

Venue: Malaparte, TIFF Bell Lightbox

+-Morning Master Series

Time: 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Sponsored by: University of Alberta

Venue: TIFF Bell Lightbox Cinema 4

+-Rogers Media Session

Time: 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Sponsored by: Rogers Media

Venue: TIFF Bell Lightbox Cinema 2

+-SapientNitro Session

Time: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Sponsored by: SapientNitro

Venue: TIFF Bell Lightbox Cinema 2

+-Addictive Mobility Session

Time: 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Sponsored by: Addictive Mobility

Venue: TIFF Bell Lightbox Cinema 4

+-Sharethrough Session

Time: 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Sponsored by: Sharethrough

Venue: TIFF Bell Lightbox Cinema 2

+-Kijiji Speaker Series

Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Sponsored by: Kijiji

Venue: TIFF Bell Lightbox Cinema 2

+-Ad Ball

Time: 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm

Sponsored by:

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+-Morning Master Series

Time: 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Sponsored by: University of British Columbia

Venue: TIFF Bell Lightbox Cinema 4

+-BAV Consulting Session

Time: 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Sponsored by: BAV Consulting

Venue: TIFF Bell Lightbox Cinema 2

+-FFWD Closing Lunch

Time: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Sponsored by:

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+-Cannes Reel

Time: 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Sponsored by:

Venue: TIFF Bell Lightbox Cinema 2

Mark your calendars for a screening of the world’s best commercials from the 2016 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.

Entertaining and provocative – it’s worth seeing what Canada was up against and what it takes to win!

 

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  • Malaparte

    350 King Street West
    Toronto, ON M5V 3X5
    Tel. (416) 364-1211

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  • TIFF Bell Lightbox

    350 King Street West
    Toronto, ON M5V 3X5
    Tel. (416) 968-3456

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FFWD 2017