mena region's top creative summit

Meet the speakers

May Abdel Asim

Founder & Managing Director at Media

Ahmed Emad

Regional Media Manager, Mondel─ôz International

Ahmed Hafez Younness

Executive Creative Director of FP7/CAI,

May Rostom

Social Media Manager,Style.com Arabia

Aisha Al Shabrawy

PHOTOGRAPHER

Amina Ezz El Arab

producer/director
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Creative Industry Summit 2015

Creative Industry is the first and only hub for the creative ecosystem devoted to Egypt’s creatives and their work in the fields of design, advertising, marketing, branding, fashion, and film.

Our launch event in June 2014 featured top marketing and branding executives from companies that include Vodafone, Google, Dubizzle, Nile FM, Nestle, Pepsico, Financial Times, and MBC Group in addition to reputable agencies such as Saatchi & Saatchi, Hit Creative Communication, Digital Republic, TRACCS, and Media-Sci.

This year Creative Industry comes in an elegant atmosphere at Zamalek Palace with talks, hands-on workshops, and panel discussions given by industry experts in addition to networking sessions with a variety of corporates and creative agencies to provide you with the leads to get started.

Event Structure:

Creative Industry 2015 has 6 tracks running for both event days:

  • Talks
  • Workshops
  • Panel Discussions
  • Icons of the Fashion Scene
  • Creative Pavilion
  • Creative Recruitment

TALKS

20-minute talks by successful and inspirational figures from the creative industry sharing stories and lessons learned from their journey and work

Creative Industry invites industry-related speakers from different corporates, agencies, and academia in addition to successful freelancers to share their experience and insights with the audience.

The speakers portfolio for this event includes successful professionals with strong background in advertising and/or marketing, creative directors and associates, brand and marketing managers, branding experts, and creative agencies.

WORKSHOPS

1-hour long hands-on informative sessions where you will learn specific skills and topics such as digital marketing, producing viral video content, TV production… and many more.

PANEL DISCUSSIONS

This is where hot topics are discussed! We invite panelists representing different views on creative industry related topics from both agency and client sides and you will get the chance to argue and ask questions.

ICONS OF THE FASHION SCENE

We believe that the fashion industry deserves a stronger highlight and that its role in Egypt’s creative ecosystem must be emphasized, so we are putting together a set of talks, a workshop, and a panel discussion focusing on Egypt’s fashion scene.

CREATIVE PAVILION

This is where you will get to network with our speakers, agencies, and companies present at the event in addition to a group of selected creative agencies showcasing their best work.

Benefits include:

  •  Food and beverages
  • Access to Wi-Fi
  • Exhibition area for event sponsors, startups, and agencies
  • Comfortable seating areas to accommodate casual meetings

CREATIVE RECRUITMENT

You will get the chance to work or intern at some of the best creative agencies through this track, so come ready with copies of your CV!

Who is this for?

Creative Industry 2015 participants are selected through an online application form that measures their relevance to the event and whether they are of added value. Creative Industry is mainly for:

  • Marketers, Advertisers, Designers, and Publicists
  • Creative Agencies
  • Entrepreneurs and business owners
  • Graduating students and fresh graduates from Creative disciplines
  • Career seekers