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How the Congress is taking shape around the world

With delegates from 38 countries already registered and speakers from 19 countries now confirmed, the 41st FIPP World Congress is again shaping up to be the truly global media festival it has become known for since the very first World Congress, way back in 1925.

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Steven Flynn, Skytango, Ireland

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Enrique Iglesias, RBA Revistas, Spain

The 41st FIPP World Congress takes place from 9-11 October 2017 at Tobacco Dock in London, not far from the city’s iconic Tower Bridge. Our discounted, Early Bird offer is currently available, for a limited time only. To save on your Congress tickets today, sign up here.

The Speakers

All leaders in their field, our speakers so far confirmed come from Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, China, Denmark, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, UAE, the UK and USA.

The Delegates

Colleagues that have registered to attend are from Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China and Hong Kong, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, India, Ireland, Italy, Kenya, Luxembourg, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Serbia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, The Netherlands, UAE, the UK and USA.

The Agenda

The agenda for the Congress will take a hard, honest look at issues facing the media industry today, but will also offer many examples of businesses and brands getting it right. It will challenge, and it will offer insights, experiences and case studies from around the world.

The Experience

Go on a London tour, have fun at our Opening Night party on the 9th, lounge in our London Marketplace at the Congress, mingle with worldwide colleagues at our networking drinks at the venue in the evening of the 10th, experience the latest in virtual and augmented reality for yourself – meet new people, renew friendships, share insights, talk business, have fun. 

Join your colleagues at the 41st FIPP World Congress, from 9-11 October 2017 at Tobacco Dock in London. To save on your tickets with our Early Bird rate sign up here today.

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