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30 November

APG presents: Beers with Planners

APG Beers with PlannersJoin us for a beer and some banter to close the year that was… with Pieter-Paul von Weiler, Eaon Pritchard & Neville Doyle more info

 



Melbourne

Date: Wednesday 30 November 2016
Time:
6.30pm - 8.30pm
Venue:
The Imperial Hotel, 2-8 Bourke St
Tickets: $18 Members | $48 Non-Members



30 November

Game changing insights about the effectiveness of today's TV

Rethink TVOn Thursday November 30th, ThinkTV will host an exclusive launch event, ReThinkTV, that brings together international and local guest speakers for an evidence-based dive into how advertisers can get the best out of TV. The half-day event will feature Tess Alps, Chair of the of UK-based television marketing organisation Thinkbox, who will share her extensive expertise on where TV is headed globally and its unrivalled effectiveness, with some of Australia’s most senior marketers. The event will feature other high profile industry leaders, including senior academics and sector experts who will share insights and advice from their own experience about how advertisers can use today’s television to drive sales and profits for their businesses. ReThinkTV is one of the essential marketing forums of 2016 and is to be held on November 30 at Doltone House at Jones Bay Wharf in Pyrmont.… more info


Sydney

Date: Sunday 30 November 2016
Time:
8.00am - 12.00pm
Venue:
Doltone House, Jones Bay Wharf




1 December

APG Strategy Awards 2016: Rewarding strategies that influence

APS Startegy Awards 2016Tickets are now on sale for the 2016 APG Strategy Awards. These awards showcase the best of our planning community and provide a unique opportunity to reward strategies that influence! This year the awards have been updated to reflect the wider remit of modern planning, and the different types of planning across a range of agencies, from creative, to media, to digital, PR and beyond. This will be judged in newly created categories to ensure that like is judged with like. Awards will be allocated for Gold, Silver and Bronze, with a best in show Grand Prix awarded for overall excellence. Our judges are looking for evidence of how a strategy or strategic input has had a significant influence in terms of solving the challenge.



Sydney

Date: Thursday 1 December 2016
Time:
6.30pm - 10pm
Venue:
Woolloomooloo Bay Hotel, 2 Bourke Street
Tickets: Members $150/ Non Members $185

To purchase tickets please call 02 8297 3800





17 November

Bravo Awards 2016
Celebrating the Australasian winners of the Global Healthcare Awards

Bravo Awards 2016This year’s Bravo event invites you to celebrate the power of creativity together with the magic of science. Healthcare marketing communications at its very best is a combination of both. Bravo is a unique opportunity to recognise, reward and celebrate the talents of our creative professionals. Join us for the announcement of the 2016 Global Healthcare Award winners in Sydney on Thursday 17 November. The announcement will coincide with the award ceremony held in New York.… more info


Sydney

Date: Thursday 17 November 2016
Time:
7.00pm - 10.00pm
Venue:
The X Studio - 82 - 94 Darlinghurst Rd Potts Point
Tickets: Members* (10 tickets) - $1700 | Non-members (10 tickets) - $1900

* Corporate members only



23 / 24 November

The AMG panel debates: Data vs Creative and Youth vs Experience

AMG panel debatesOne for the diaries! Join us for our final catch up as we head into battle, with our panelists fighting for the title of YOUTH vs EXPERIENCE (Melbourne) and DATA vs CREATIVE (Sydney) - Speakers to be revealed, tickets will be limited, see you there..… more info


Sydney

Date: Thursday 24 November 2016
Time:
6.30pm - 8.00pm
Venue:
BWM Dentsu
Level 2, 44 Mountain Street, Ultimo
Tickets: Members $15 | Non-members $25

Melbourne

Date: Wednesday 23 November 2016
Time:
6.30pm - 8.00pm
Venue:
Whybin TBWA
288 Coventry St, South Melbourne
Tickets: Members $15 | Non-members $25


10 November

Youngbloods NSW presents: Agency Ping Pong Championship

Agency Ping PongPresenting the ultimate unifier: The inaugural Youngbloods Agency Ping Pong Championships. Rally your agency pride and lock down your O.C. references (first season only). On Thursday November 10th, we’re assembling a suite of ping pong [and beer pong] tables at VML, replete with red cups* and a bracketed leaderboard. Sweet, dude..… more info

Sydney

Date: Thursday 10 November 2016
Time:
7.00pm
Venue:
VML Sydney, Level 15, 35 Clarence Street
Tickets: $15



4 November

The PRC presents: Creativity in PR - a review of Spikes Asia

Creativity in PR: spikes asiaYou are invited to join us for a showcase of the best ideas from Spikes Asia, presented by Russ Tucker, Creative Director at Eleven \ TBWA. This breakfast seminar will take you through some of the most engaging and creatively inspiring campaigns from this year's entries, followed by Q&A.… more info


Sydney

Date: Friday 4 November 2016
Time:
7.45am - 9.00am
Venue:
Eleven \ TBWA Sydney Level 3, 137 Pyrmont St, Pyrmont
Tickets: Members RSVP | Non-members $70



5 October

The APG presents: The many hats of Planning with Merry Baskin

The many hats of Planning with Merry BaskinThe role of planning has come a long way since the early days of Stephen King and his vision to create a role for the ‘voice of the consumer’. Planning has evolved to include a labyrinth of skills, roles and conversations. True planning remains at the core of every good strategy but as our media landscape changes, planners are finding themselves being more things to more people. A starter for ten would read something like this: market researcher, data analyst, writer of the creative brief,  information centre, brainstorming facilitator,  media/communications planner, target audience representative/voice of the consumer, soothsayer/futurologist, media/communications planner, behavioural psychologist, brand entrepreneur and on it goes...


Sydney

Date: Wednesday 5 October 2016
Time:
6.30pm - 8.00pm
Venue:
J. Walter Thompson, 235 Pyrmont St, Pyrmont
Tickets:
Members: Free (RSVP) | Non-members $35




27/28 September

The Graduate Program Information night

Graduate Program Information nightThe Communications Council (TCC) Graduate Program has a long and proud history of over 30 years of nurturing graduate talent. Placements are offered in the area of Account Management and the program is suitable for grads keen to pursue careers in creative, PR, digital, experiential and activation agencies. As a TCC graduate, you will be working in one of Australia’s top creative or PR agencies.

The 12 month program includes internationally recognised IPA training, seminars and on-the-job skills development. You will be part of an exclusive cohort of graduates, building the foundations of your future career network. more info


Sydney

Date: Tuesday 27 September 2016
Time:
6.30pm - 7.30pm
Venue:
M&C Saatchi, 99 Macquarie St
Price:
Free (RSVP)

Melbourne

Date: Wednesday 28 September 2016
Time:
6.30pm - 7.30pm
Venue:
Leo Burnett
Price:
Free (RSVP)



27/29 September

Industry Self-Regulation Seminar

Advertising Self Regulation TrainingDiscrimination and exploitation concerns made up the majority of the 10 most complained advertisements for the first half of 2016*. In recent months, some State governments have proposed new regulations for alcohol and wagering advertising. Don’t get caught in a costly mistake for your agency, your brand or your business. Knowing how to balance the interests of your audience with the prevailing community standards is critical to campaign success. more info


Brisbane

Date: Tuesday 27 September 2016
Time:
8.00am - 11.00am
Venue:
Christie Conference Centre
320 Adelaide Street
Cost:
Members*: free (RSVP) | Non-members $66

Perth

Date: Thursday 29 September 2016
Time:
8.00am - 11.00am
Venue:
Communications Council
Lv 3, 448 Fitzgerald St West Perth
Cost:
Members*: free (RSVP) | Non-members $66

* TCC corporate members + OMA Members



28 September

The PRC Client Advisory Panel

Simon Strahan and Renee BuggOur role as PR professionals is evolving constantly in line with the developing needs of our clients. No longer are we required to simply deliver communications campaigns but to offer real business solutions, which means understanding our clients' business challenges as well as they do. more info

Melbourne

Date: Wednesday 28 September 2016
Time:
7.30am - 9.00am
Venue:
DDB Group/Mango, 7 Electric Street, Cremorne, VIC 3121
Tickets:
Members*: Free (RSVP) | Non-members $70

*PRC/corporate members only





21 September

The PRC: Cyber Breach and the 24/7 News Cycle

Brian WestCovering real life examples he has worked on, Brian West, global lead for FleishmanHillard's crisis management practice, will provide an insight into how reputation management works in an always-on, 24/7 wired world. He will also talk about the rise of cyber-crime and privacy issues and how these issues must be considered by business today. more info

 


Sydney

Date: Wednesday 21 September 2016
Time:
7.30am - 9.00am
Venue:
FleishmanHillard, Level 3, 731 Pyrmont St, Pyrmont, NSW 2009
Tickets:
Members*: Free | Non-members $70
*corporate members only




20/22 September

Industry Self-Regulation Seminar

Advertising Self Regulation TrainingDiscrimination and exploitation concerns made up the majority of the 10 most complained advertisements for the first half of 2016*. In recent months, some State governments have proposed new regulations for alcohol and wagering advertising. Don’t get caught in a costly mistake for your agency, your brand or your business. Knowing how to balance the interests of your audience with the prevailing community standards is critical to campaign success. more info


Melbourne

Date: Tuesday 20 September 2016
Time:
8.00am - 11.30am
Venue:
GPY&R, 162 Collins St Melbourne
Cost:
Members: free (RSVP) | Non-members $66

Sydney

Date: Thursday 22 September 2016
Time:
8.00am - 11.30am
Venue:
Museum of Sydney
cnr Bridge & Phillip St
Cost:
Members: free (RSVP) | Non-members $66



21/22 September

The AMG presents: 7 minute speed mentoring session

AMG 7 Minute mentoringA lot can happen in 7 minutes, test the theory by joining us for this intense speed mentoring session with some of this industry’s most respected leaders. You’ll benefit from this session with senior industry leaders who have been there, made it and are willing to share their experiences.  Places will be limited so please RSVP asap!


Melbourne

Date: Wednesday 21 September 2016
Time:
6.30pm - 8.30pm
Venue:
BWM Dentsu 116 - 122 Chapel St
Tickets:
Members: $10 | Non-members $40

Sydney

Date: rescheduled - TBA
Time:
6.30pm - 8.30pm
Venue:
BWM Dentsu 44 Mountain St Ultimo
Tickets:
Members: $10 | Non-members $40




8 September

Australian Effie Awards 2016

Effie AwardsThe Australian Effie Awards Dinner and Presentation to celebrate and recognise 'Ideas that Work'. We encourage you to invite your clients to attend these prestigious celebrations.
Places are limited and bookings are essential.

 


Sydney

Date: Thursday 8 September 2016
Time: Pre-show cocktails 6:30pm, Show starts 7:30pm
Venue: Doltone House, Jones Bay Wharf Pier 19-21 Upper Deck, 26-32 Pirrama Rd, Pyrmont
Price: Members $270, Non-members $300. Table bookings $2700 (members) $3000 (non-members)



8 September

Peter Field in Sydney: Effectiveness Masterclass

Peter FieldHow can marketers and their agency partners harness creativity and emotion to drive better results, stronger growth and brand longevity. Respected author and renowned marketing consultant, Peter Field joins us in Sydney for a special masterclass on effectiveness. An investigation into the power of effectiveness and its invaluable role in business success. The masterclass will use up to date intelligence to unpack... more info

Sydney

Date: Thursday 8 September 2016
Time:
2.00pm - 04.00pm
Venue:
Event Cinemas, Cinema 7, 505/525 George St
Price:
Members* $50,
Non-members
*corporate and APG

Melbourne

Date: Friday 9 September 2016
Time:
3.00pm - 5.00pm
Venue:
Melbourne Exhibition Centre, Level 5, 2 Clarendon St
Price:
Members* $50,
Non-members register your interest
*corporate and APG



9 September

Youngbloods WA: Around The World Party

Youngbloods WA: Around the world partyGrab your passport and Olympics-inspired sense of national pride because our mid-year party is taking you around the world.  Gather at the terminal (Sky Bar in Northbridge) at 6.30pm on the 9th of September repping your favourite nation’s colours or national dress. As always, there will be a bar card for best dressed. More info

 
Tickets are only $25 and include food and drinks ‘till the bar tab runs out.


Perth

Date: Friday 9 September 2016
Time:
6.30pm
Venue:
Sky Bar in Northbridge
Price:
$25



24 August

Youngbloods NSW: WTF - Advertising

WTF - AdvertisingAdvertising moves at a breakneck pace. As a new grad or fresh junior in the industry, it takes awhile to get your head around the basics (let alone the latest trend or report). As new starters, understanding how everything fits together comes with time. But in 2016, Youngbloods and General Assembly want to short cut that process...  more info


Sydney

Date: Wednesday 24 August 2016
Time:
07.00pm - 21.00pm
Venue:
Leo Burnett Sydney, 26 Hickson Rd Level 6
Price:
$15




26 August

PRC Client Advisory Board

Elaine & MatthewOur role as PR professionals is evolving constantly in line with the developing needs of our clients. No longer are we required to simply deliver communications campaigns but to offer real business solutions, which means understanding our clients' business challenges as well as they do... more info

Sydney

Date: Friday 26 August 2016
Time:
7.30am - 09.00am
Venue:
DDB Group/Mango, 3/46-52 Mountain St, Ultimo NSW 2007
Price:
Members free, Non-members $70





16 August

Effectively reaching the Connected Consumer:

Connected ConsumerThe state of interactive advertising in 2016

As the Australian media landscape has evolved it has propelled a change in the way marketers, content providers and brands reach and talk to consumers. Consumers now actively live in a multi screen world which means that marketers require a thorough understanding of who their online connected consumer is and what is driving their behavior in order to succeed... more info

Perth

Date: Tuesday 16 August 2016
Time:
7.30am - 09.00am
Venue:
The Brown Fox, 72 Outram St West Perth
Price:
Members* $20, Non-members $45
*corporate members only



12 August

Marketing Legals Workshop with Stephen von Muenster

APG Cannes Lions Showcase 2016An interactive overview that summarises the laws, regulations and codes that impact upon advertising and marketing communications. Learn through current market examples of where and how brands are dealing with these challenges.  Stephen will examine the practical impact of the consumer laws, copyright, trademarks and privacy laws on campaign development and execution across all channels. more info

 

Adelaide

Date: Friday 12 August 2016
Time:
9.00am - 10.30am
Venue:
KWP! - 6 Solomon St, Adelaide
Price:
Members free (RSVP), Non-members $66




28 July

AWARD School Graduation night

AWARD School Graduation nightOn Tuesday July 19, AWARD School (NSW) and News Corp will celebrate and showcase the 2016 AWARD School graduates. Industry and the public are invited to join the celebrations at The Loft on King Street Wharf, July 19, 6:30pm. more info

 

Brisbane

Date: 28 July 2016
Time:
6:00pm - 10:00pm
Venue:
The Loft, 100 Boundary St, West End
Price:
Free

Adelaide

Date: Tuesday 28 July 2016
Time:
6:30pm - 09:30pm
Venue:
The Bunka @ The Austral, 205 Rundle Street
Price:
Free



27 July

Youngbloods NSW: Guide to 2016 - What's hot in Digital & Social

Guide to 2016To celebrate Mashable Social Media Day, we’ve partnered up with our friends at General Assembly and Tumblr to present the ultimate guide to Social Media for 2016. We’ll be drilling down on the three things you should be focusing on in the year ahead - from Artificial Intelligence and Visual Reality, to raw and unplanned content.

 

Sydney

Date: Wednesday 27 July 2016
Time:
6:00 - 8:00pm
Venue:
Level 16, 55 Market Street
Price:
Free




27 July / 28 July 

APG presents: Cannes Showcase 2016

APG Cannes Lions Showcase 2016The Account Planning Group (APG) invites you to a special screening of this year’s picks from the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity. The presentation will feature a selection of some of the most interesting, innovative and entertaining campaigns, curated by the APG. This is an opportunity to hear more about the themes, the big ideas and what’s next, direct from the global stage. The presentation will be followed by a panel session and discussion. more info

 

Sydney

Date: 28 July 2016
Time:
6.30pm - 8.30pm
Venue:
Verona Cinema, Oxford St, Paddington
Price:
Members $20, Non-members $45

Melbourne

Date: 27 July 2016
Time:
6.30pm - 8.30pm
Venue:
Como Cinema, cnr Toorak Rd and Chapel St South Yarra
Price:
Members $20, Non-members $45



13 July

APG presents: UX & Planning

AWARD School Graduation nightCraig Adams, Strategy Director at Naked and Ian Swanson, Design Lead at Coca Cola join forces to share a set of stealable tools and techniques to help us deploy design thinking in our campaign planning. more info

 

Sydney

Date: Wednesday 13 July 2016
Time:
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Venue:
Altitude Bar - Shelbourne Hotel, 200 Sussex St (cnr of Sussex and Market St)
Price:
Members* $15, Non-members $40

*corporate + individual AMG, APG & AWARD members




23 June

Youngbloods WA: Quiz night

Youngbloods WA Quiz nightYour company has got some very big heads in it, but do they have brains the size to match? Is Braincells more than just a cute name? Does Shed have many sharp tools in it? Let’s find out who really knows what’s what, or at least what the tag line was at the end of The Big Ad. Get your colleagues together to test your knowledge against other Perth agencies, production companies and media organisations at the Subiaco Sports Bar on Thursday 23rd June.
Tables for up to 10 are available at just $100 each and thanks to the beautiful people at Beautiful Pictures, there will be some snacks on them (the venue also allows BYO food). There will be a quiz master, prizes and entertainment on the night with doors opening at 6pm for a 6.30pm start. It would be dumb to miss it! more info


Perth

Date: Thursday 23 June 2016

Time: 6:30pm start

Venue: Subiaco Sports Bar

Price: tables (for up to 10) each $100






22/24 June

Alcohol Marketing Regulation Seminar

Industry InterrogationAn important interactive seminar will take place in Sydney and Melbourne this month, providing an update on the ABAC Responsible Alcohol Marketing Code, the complaints management system, pre-vetting process, case studies, and a Q&A. more info

Melbourne

Date: Wednesday 22 June 2016

Time: 9:30am - 11:30am

Venue: National Gallery Victoria, Clemenger Auditorium 180 St Kilda Rd

Price: $35

Sydney

Date: Friday 24 June 2016

Time: 9:30am - 11:30am

Venue: SMC Conference & Function Centre 66 Goulburn Street

Price: $45





16 June

Youngbloods QLD: Industry Interrogation

Industry InterrogationIf you’re an advertising, marketing, media or communications student or recent graduate, this event is not to be missed! Everything you have ever wanted to ask, all in one night of Industry Interrogation. Our hands will be tied in this one-of-a-kind networking event that gives you the bargaining power. Come armed with questions and extract the knowledge from Brisbane’s young advertising, marketing, media and public relations industry blood with chances to win awesome prizes! more info

Brisbane

Date: Thursday 16 June 2016 

Venue: Ikon Communications (22 Constance St, Fortitude Valley)

Time: Doors open 6:30pm for 7:00pmkick-off

Price: $10





14 June

Youngbloods NSW: Influencers - do brands still need them? 

Battle of Big Thinking at VividInfluencer marketing has evolved significantly in the last 12 months. There was a time where we were able to sling some product to a Blogger with a large following and get a few free Facebook posts out of it, but not any longer. The influencers have organised. Everybody with a half decent following now seems to have an agent or a ‘business email’. And with more advanced ad products influencers are being relied on less for their reach and more for their skills as content creators... more info


Sydney

Date: Tuesday 14 June 2016

Time: 7:00pm

Venue: JWT Sydney, 235 Pyrmont Street, Pyrmont, NSW 2009

Price: $20





7 June

APG presents: Battle of Big Thinking at Vivid

Battle of Big Thinking at VividBig Ideas. Hard fought, fairly won. The Battle of Big Thinking is a platform for the advertising and PR industry’s biggest names to challenge, debate and interrogate the conventions that underpin our industry. The Battle connects creative and strategic thinking in a compelling and interactive combative format. We'll be lining up a number of key creative, strategic and business leaders over the coming weeks to debate their big ideas. more info


Sydney

Date: Tuesday 7 June 2016

Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Venue: Museum of Contemporary Art, Level 6 Terrace Entrance (Circular Quay West Side)

Price: from $60



1 & 2 June

PRC Forum: Visuals in Today's Communications

Visuals in todays communicationsJoin the PRC and Getty Images next month as we explore how visuals can maximise coverage opportunities for your clients. Find out when you should be using visuals, what works best in today's media landscape, and how innovation in photography and videography can enhance your campaigns.


 

Sydney

Date: Wednesday 1 June 2016

Time: 7:30am - 9:00am

Venue: BCA National Training Group, 65 York Street, Sydney

Price: Members free (RSVP), Non-Members $70

Melbourne

Date: Thursday 2 June 2016

Time: 7:30am - 9:00am

Venue: The Meadow, Level 1, 111 Queens Bridge Street, Southbank

Price: Members free (RSVP), Non-Members $70





3 June

Marketing Legals

Stephen von MuensterA vital update & overview that summarises the latest laws, regulations and codes that impact upon advertising and marketing communications. Learn through current market examples and case studies of where and how brands are dealing with these challenges.  We'll examine the practical impact of the consumer laws, copyright, trademarks and privacy laws on campaign development and execution across all channels.

Who for: Anyone on the Advertising or Marketing side; relevant to ALL departments, INCLUDING Creatives.

Brisbane

Date: Friday, 3 June 2016

Time: 9.00am - 10.30am

Venue: AIM (Management House); 367 Boundary Rd, SpringHill, Brisbane, QLD) - maps

Price: Members* $25 | Non-Members $66

*corporate members only



26 May

AMG presents: The Work behind the Work

The Work behind the workThe Work behind the Work is an exclusive AMG event bringing you inspiring behind-the-scenes insights into the minds of some of Melbourne’s finest creatives and their respective account management partners. We’ve asked some of the best in the business to come along and share their wisdom. more info


 

Melbourne

Date: Thursday, 26 May 2016

Time: 6:00pm - 8.30pm

Venue: BWM Dentsu - Level 1, 116 - 122 Chapel St

Price: Members* $15 | Non-Members $45

*corporate and individual members




27 May

37th AWARD Awards Presentation - Book tickets now

AWARD AwardsThe most prestigious award show in the region, the AWARD Awards attract approximately 2,000 entries in the following categories: Film and Video, Craft in Advertising, Print, Integrated Campaign, Posters and Outdoor, PR,  Radio, Direct Marketing, Design, Digital, Promotion & Experiential, Market Disruption and Product/Service Development, Branded Entertainment and Content, Creativity for Good and Creative Innovation.


Sydney

Date: Friday 27 May 2016

Time: Pre-drinks 6:00pm - 7:00pm / Presentation commencing 7:00pm / After party: Until late

Venue: Carriageworks, 245 Wilson Street, Eveleigh

Price: Members* $300 | Non-Members $350

*corporate and individual AWARD members




28 May

AWARD School at Semi Permanent: Design the future for big brands

AWARD AwardsAWARD School is hosting a unique creative learning experience in conjunction with three leading brands and their creative agency partners. Your idea could win you a scholarship to AWARD School 2017 - the leading school for budding creatives, preparing you for life in advertising. How do I enter? View the brief and apply here

Sydney

Date: Saturday 28 May 2016

Venue: Carriageworks, 245 Wilson Street, Eveleigh




3 May / 5 May

APG presents: Insights into SXSW

Stephen von MuensterAPG invites you to our own homegrown SXSW where we delve into the learnings from this year's destination of creative and interactive discovery. The session covers the highlights from the 5 day conference, looking at the biggest trends in innovation and content that are set to affect our business, if not now...very soon.

Sydney

Date: Tuesday, 3 May 2016

Time: 6.30pm - 8.00pm

Venue: Level 3, Hotel CBD, cnr York & King St

Price: Members* $15 | Non-Members $40

*corporate and individual APG/AMG members

For more info call Genevieve: (02) 8297 3800

Melbourne

Date: Thursday, 5 May 2016

Time: 6.30pm - 8.00pm

Venue: GPY&R - Level 3, 162 Collins St

Price: Members* $18 | Non-Members $48

*corporate and individual APG/AMG members

For more info call Nici: (03) 8416 6746


21 April / 3 May

Marketing Legals

Stephen von MuensterAn interactive overview that summarises the laws, regulations and codes that impact upon advertising and marketing communications. Learn through current market examples of where and how brands are dealing with these challenges.  Stephen will examine the practical impact of the consumer laws, copyright, trademarks and privacy laws on campaign development and execution across all channels.

Melbourne

Date: Thursday, 21 April 2016

Time: 9.00am - 10.30am

Venue: Town Square, 145 High St

Price: Members* $25 | Non-Members $66

*corporate members only


Sydney

Date: Tuesday, 3 May 2016

Time: 6.30pm - 8.00pm

Venue: Level 3, Hotel CBD, cnr York & King St

Price: Members* $15 | Non-Members $40

*corporate and individual APG/AMG members

For more info call Genevieve: (02) 8297 3800


21 April

Youngbloods NSW: TBT - Throw back trivia

Youngbloods QLD: TBT - throw back triviaBrain time! Fun time! Throwback to that time we did trivia last year and we had such a bloody good time, so we're doing it all again this year because we want to relive the good vibes and get your trivia brains going again. If you weren't there, now's your chance to show us what you've got! Gather your teams and rep your best throwback outfit. We're talking denim-on-denim-on-denim-on-denim times infinity, Air Maxes, chokers, scrunchies, fluoro, and corduroy - if you really want to take it that far. As usual, we'll feed you while we grill you. Drinks are provided too thanks to Saatchi & Saatchi!
See ya there champs. more info

Sydney

Date: Thursday, 21 April 2016

Time: 7:00pm

Venue: Saatchi & Saatchi, 70 George Street, The Rocks

Price: $15

For more information contact youngbloods@communicationscouncil.org.au



21 April

Youngbloods QLD: Casual meet & greet

AWARD AwardsJoin us for a casual meet and greet! A couple of weeks ago we held our first event for 2016 - The Hand You Need. The networking and panel event was a huge success, with tickets selling out the day before. Massive shout out to our amazing (and highly entertaining!) panelists! And congratulations to all our lucky door prize winners for the evening. more info



Brisbane

Date: Thursday 21 April 2016

Time: 5.30pm

Venue: Pig N Whistle, Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley

Price: Free!

For more information contact queenslandyoungbloods@gmail.com



16 March / 6 April

PRC Forum: Working with Online Influencers 2.0

PRC ConversationsSydney - Tribe's Jules Lund, IMG's Sara Flanagan and Catablog's Prue MacSween

Melbourne - Tribe's Jules Lund and IMG's Sara Flanagan

We all know influencers are important, but are you keeping up with the changing times and working with influencers for the best possible outcome? Do you really know what makes them tick and how best to talk to your team – and your clients – about their impact in the Australian media landscape?  In this open session, we'll be putting questions we’ve collected from multiple PR agencies to our panel of experts. We also encourage you to ask questions on the night, in this honest, open forum.

For more information call Hayley Warwick: (02) 8297 3806

Sydney

Date: Wednesday 16 March 2016

Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Venue: Shelbourne Hotel, LinQ Bar,

200 Sussex St, Sydney, NSW 2000

Price: Members* $10 | Non-Members $70

*corporate members

Melbourne

Date: Wednesday 6 April 2016

Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Venue: Quaff, 435 Toorak Road, Toorak

VIC 3142

Price: Members* $10 | Non-Members $70

*corporate members


31 March

AMG: The work behind the work

Work behind the work - uncovering some of our best campaignsThe Work behind the Work is an exclusive AMG event bringing you inspiring behind-the-scenes insights into the minds of some of Sydney’s finest creatives and their respective account management partners. We’ve asked some of the best in the business to come along and share their wisdom. We’ll talk about process, inspiration, and the all-important client relationships. This event is about asking questions, getting answers and a glass of wine.

The line up is:
- Tourism Australia, aquatic & coastal campaign. Agency - Clemenger BBDO
- Aldi - the long idea; looking at a successful, long lasting relationship. Agency - BMF
- The highs and lows of a journey to win Gold at Cannes Young Lions (Media). Agency - UM

For more information call Genevieve Murphy: (02) 8297 3800

Sydney

Date: Thursday 31 March 2016

Time: 6:30pm - 8.30pm

Venue: UM, 100 Chalmers St, Surry Hills

Price: Members* $15 | Non-Members $45

*corporate and individual members



1 April

Youngbloods WA: Hippies and Hipsters

Hippies and Hipsters EventIt’s time to chill out, let your man bun down and enjoy the breeze flowing through your beard and tassles as you pedal your fixie to Universal Bar in Northbridge at 6.30 Friday, April 1.

As always, there will be a bar card for best dressed. So come dressed hippy or hipster, and enjoy heaps of hip food and drinks till late, for only $25.
Peace & love.

For more information call Danielle Norrish: 0409 090 009

Perth

Date: Friday 1 April 2016

Time: 6:30pm

Venue: Universal Bar, Northbridge

Price: $25



23 March

APG: What makes a winning Effie?

Hippies and Hipsters EventEffies Chairman of Judges, Colin Wilson-Brown joins us for this special APG session to look at what makes a winning case study. We will explore the key elements of a persuasive and balanced paper, highlighting tips for this year’s entrants. Colin will also share insights from the judging panel; what they look for and what impacts the decision making process.

For anyone writing or considering writing an Effie, this is a your opportunity to ask the right questions, hear the tips and get a head start on your own winning paper.

For more information call Genevieve Murphy: (02) 8297 3800

Sydney

Date: Wednesday 23 March 2016

Time: 6:30pm - 8.30pm

Venue: J. Walter Thompson, Level 7, 235 Pyrmont St, 2009 NSW

Price: Members* - RSVP | Non-members: $25

*corporate and individual APG members




17 March

Youngbloods QLD: The hand you need

Youngbloods Queensland Event the hand you need

Join us at The Loft in West End on Thursday 17 March for our first event, THE HAND YOU NEED, where we will be speaking to some of the industry's brightest in a live panel discussion and networking night. Whether you're in advertising, marketing, media or PR (or still studying!) the industry can be tricky to navigate and at times bloody tough. So, we've assembled Brisbane's most knowledgeable in each field to give us a helping hand.

For more information call Hanns Bergs: 04 3880 6195

Brisbane

Date: Thursday 17 March 2016

Time: 6:30pm

Venue: The Loft, 100 Boundary Street, West End

Price: Earlybird $20



16 March

AWARD Screening of a new documentary by Steve Harrison about 1960’s adman Howard Luck Gossage

Ian PopeGossage is described by AdAge as a ‘copywriter who influenced ad makers worldwide’, and is credited with launching the environmental movement which showed, for the first time, that advertising wasn’t just about selling a product, but that it had the potential to change the world.

For more information call Genevieve Murphy: 02 8297 3830

Sydney

Date: Wednesday 16 March 2016

Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm (Drinks at the bar from 6:15pm)

Venue: Dendy Opera Quays, 9/2 East Circular Quay




23rd / 25th February

PRC Forum: Crisis and Issues Management

Ian PopeThe PRC's first forum of 2016 will be led by Edelman Australia's Head of Corporate Affairs, Ian Pope. Covering several cases including the Lindt Cafe response to the tragic Sydney siege in 2014, Pope will provide practical guidance around how to handle a communications crisis as well as advice on day-to-day issues management. 

Sydney

Date: Tuesday 23 February

Time: 7:30am - 9:00am

Venue: Edelman, 4/24 York St, Sydney

Melbourne

Date: Thursday 25 February

Time: 7:30am - 9:00am

Venue: Edelman, 5/291 Collins St, Melbourne



6 January

APG Presents: The consumer is dead... long live the citizen with Jon Alexander

Ian PopeJon Alexander, Director of the UK-based New Citizenship Project will introduce a radical new way of looking at the world around us and conveiving of our role as creative people in a time of huge societal upheaval.

Sydney

Date: Wednesday 6 January

Time: 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Venue: The Monkeys, 517-543 South Dowling Street, Surry Hills

Price: Members free (RSVP), Non-members $25 inc GST