"An important and vibrant event that reflects our sector's progress. Unmissable if you work in magazine media."

KEVIN COSTELLO, CEO, HAYMARKET MEDIA GROUP

THANKS FOR COMING!

More than 600 people from the world of magazine media gathered at B1 Victoria House on May 12 for The PPA Festival 2016. Full of big-name interviews, vigorous panel discussions, a very special celebration of the boom in independent publishing, and a host of memorable keynotes, this year's event offered an unparalleled opportunity to hear from and meet the people who really make magazine media so special. Find out more below and register to be notified about next year's event.



THE SPEAKERS

Joanna Abeyie
Joanna Abeyie
Founder and Director, Shine Media
Fraser Allen
Fraser Allen
CEO, White Light Media
Claire Beale
Claire Beale
Global Editor-in-Chief, Campaign
Danielle Bennison-Brown
Danielle Bennison-Brown
Director of Video Content, Condé Nast
Ian Betteridge
Ian Betteridge
Editorial Director, Alphr.com
Jim Bilton
Jim Bilton
Managing Director, Wessenden Marketing
Bertie Brandes
Bertie Brandes
Mushpit
Malte Brenneisen and Urs Spindler
Malte Brenneisen and Urs Spindler
Founders, Die Bruder
Laura Brown
Laura Brown
Editor-in-Chief, Comics, DC Thomson
Tom Bureau
Tom Bureau
Chief Executive, Immediate Media Co
Lily Cole
Lily Cole
Founder, impossible.com
Nicholas Coleridge CBE
Nicholas Coleridge CBE
Managing Director, Condé Nast UK, President, Condé Nast International
Francois-Régis Coumau
Francois-Régis Coumau
Group Managing Director, Immediate Media
Kevin Costello
Kevin Costello
CEO, Haymarket Media Group, Deputy Chairman, PPA
Giles Duley
Giles Duley
Award-Winning Photographer
Carla Faria
Carla Faria
Director of Content, The Foundry
Caryn Franklin
Caryn Franklin
Fashion commentator and former Fashion Editor i-D Magazine
Mark Frith
Mark Frith
Editor-in-Chief, Now & Look, Time Inc. UK
Miriam Gonzalez Durantez
Miriam Gonzalez Durantez
Partner, Dechert LLP
Nick Harthan
Nick Harthan
Global Product Partnerships, Google
Steve Hatch
Steve Hatch
Managing Director, UK and Ireland, Facebook
David Hepworth
David Hepworth
Director, Mixmag Media
Maggie Hitchins
Maggie Hitchins
Digital Editor-in-Chief, Shortlist Media
Lauren Holleyoake
Lauren Holleyoake
Publisher, The Debrief
Rebecca Holman
Rebecca Holman
Editor, The Debrief
Mark Hooper
Mark Hooper
Editor, Hole & Corner
Ranya Johnston
Ranya Johnston
Publisher, TANK Magazine
Anna Jones
Anna Jones
CEO, Hearst Magazines UK
Andrea Kurland
Andrea Kurland
Editor-in-Chief, Huck
Paul Kurzeja
Paul Kurzeja
Executive Creative Director, Redwood
David Lane
David Lane
Co-Founder, Creative Director, and Editor-in-Chief, The Gourmand
Jeremy Leslie
Jeremy Leslie
Founder, Magculture Studio
Julian Linley
Julian Linley
Editor-in-Chief, Digital Spy
Cathy Ma
Cathy Ma
Audience Development Director, Bauer Media
Penny Martin
Penny Martin
Editor-in-Chief, The Gentlewoman
Barry McIlheney
Barry McIlheney
CEO, PPA
Paul McNamee
Paul McNamee
Editor, The Big Issue
Danny Miller
Danny Miller
Founder and CEO, Human After All
Caroline Millington
Caroline Millington
Now Magazine
Munira Mirza
Munira Mirza
Former Deputy Mayor for Education and Culture of London
Rob Munro-Hall
Rob Munro-Hall
Group MD Magazine Media, Bauer Media
Nina Myskow
Nina Myskow
Writer, Broadcaster, former Editor of Jackie.
Rob Orchard
Rob Orchard
Co-Founder and Editorial Director, The Slow Journalism Company
Kevin Petley
Kevin Petley
Business Director, Hello!
Ben Preston
Ben Preston
Editorial Director, Radio Times
Marcus Rich
Marcus Rich
CEO, Time Inc. UK
Char Roberts
Char Roberts
Co-Founder, Mushpit
June Sarpong
June Sarpong
Board Member, Britain Stronger in Europe
Nicolas Sennegon
Nicolas Sennegon
Global Managing Director and Chief Revenue Officer, The Economist Group
Alexandra Shulman
Alexandra Shulman
Editor-in-Chief, British Vogue
Romano Sidoli
Romano Sidoli
Group Advertising Director, Time Inc. UK
Lisa Smosarski
Lisa Smosarski
Editor-in-Chief, Stylist
Farrah Storr
Farrah Storr
Editor, Cosmopolitan
Frank Straetmans
Frank Straetmans
Managing Director, Frontline Group
John Summerton
John Summerton
Founder, Chief Editor and Designer, Sidetracked
Rebecca Swift
Rebecca Swift
Director of Creative Planning, iStock, Getty Images
Simon Tapscott
Simon Tapscott
Publisher, The Eighty-Eight
Jeff Taylor
Jeff Taylor
Co-Founder and Publisher, Courier
Kate Thornton
Kate Thornton
TV and Radio Presenter, Founder, TBSeen
James Tye
James Tye
Chairman, PPA & CEO, Dennis Publishing
Steve Watson
Steve Watson
Founder, Stack
Nick Watts
Nick Watts
Managing Director, Hole & Corner
Maria Welch
Maria Welch
Head Of Children’s Publishing, DC Thomson
Terri White
Terri White
Editor-in-Chief, Empire
Mike Williams
Mike Williams
Editor-in-Chief, NME

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THE SESSIONS

Big-name interviews, vigorous panel discussions, and memorable keynotes - an unparalleled opportunity to hear from and meet the people who really make magazine media so special.

Please see below for our fantastic agenda, click on session titles for more information.

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Moderator
Barry McIlheney

Meet the very biggest names in publishing . . . and beyond.


Moderator
Mark Frith

From Social to Native via Video, our leading lights on what’s coming next . . . and how to make it all pay.

Moderator
Joanna Abeyie

We look under the bonnet of publishing’s biggest success stories over the last 12 months.

Curator/Moderator
Steve Watson

A very special day-long celebration of the ongoing explosion in independent publishing.

CLICK ON EACH SESSION HEADING FOR FULL DETAIL

FEATURING


Alphr
BuzzFeed
Campaign
Cosmopolitan
The Debrief
Dennis
Digital Spy
Facebook
Google
HELLO!
Immediate Media
NME
Economist
Time inc

Vogue


FESTIVAL PARTNERS

  • Adestra
  • Air Business Group
  • Blippar
  • Getty Images
  • PLS
  • Polestar
ABC
Affino
AlphaIndex
Anderson Norton Design
Asendia
CDS Global
Celtra
Censhare
Clock
Collective
Denmaur Independent Papers
Dovetail
GoldKey Media
Happy Finish
InPublishing
LiveIntent
NLA Media Access
Paperlit
Pensord
Pugpig
RBS
Rhapsody
RSVP
White Space Creative Solutions
Zapnito
Zuora