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Selection of the IAA’s Past Global Events

Presentations and Videos - now available

Please click here for presentation from the IAA's 80th Anniversary Celebration and Summit held in New York City April 26-27 2018

Please click here for presentations from the IAA Africa Rising Conference held in Accra on April 27th & 28th 2015

Please click here for presentations from the IAA Leadership Forum held in London on May 18th 2015

Please click here for videos from the IAA Leadership Forum held in London on May 18th 2015

The Inaugural Effie UK Awards 
May 19th, 2016 
BAFTA 195 Piccadilly, London

Effie Awards UK are proudly presented by the International Advertising Association (IAA) as part of an ongoing strategic alliance with Effie Worldwide.

On May 19th members of the UK advertising, marketing & communications industry celebrated 2016's most effective marketing communications efforts at the inaugural Effie UK Awards Ceremony. Held at the iconic BAFTA 195 Piccadilly, both the finalists and winners of the 2016 Effie UK and 2016 Global Effie Awards were honored to highlight their achievement. 

For all PR enquiries please contact Mateja Simic, Effie UK Program Director. Photographs of the evening are available on the Effie UK Facebook page.

What's Coming Next? The Econometrics of Digital Advertising
June 15th, 2016
Les Salons de la Maison des Arts et Metiers, France

What's Coming Next? The Econometrics of Digital Advertising, an IAA Leadership Forum provided guests with a 360-degree update of the massive impact that the digital world has contributed to modern economies, as well as what it means to do business in the digital age whether established, a start-up or category buster.

The final program, and speaker presentation slides and videos are now available. 

The IAA Studio Live from Cannes 2016
June 18th-25th, 2016
Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity

The IAA Studio – Live in Cannes, situated 100 meters from the Palais des Festival and overlooking the beach; the IAA double cabana became the home and headquarters for the global IAA community throughout the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity, June 18th – 25th 2016. As the ultimate networking space for IAA members to connect with one another, catch up on emails and relax with refreshments, the IAA cabana also played host to engaging interviews and panel discussions; bringing industry issues alive inside the cabana!

To see the insights shared throughout the week, please head over the IAA YouTube channel for daily highlights, as well as one-on-one conversational pieces with some of the most senior executives across our industry. 


The 4th IAA Global Apprentice Conference

November 11th-12th, 2016

Auditorium - Emirates Group Learning & Development Building – B, Dubai, UAE

Recently rebranded to the Global Apprentices Conference to reflect the increasing international make up of attendees, this is the must attend conference for soon-to-be and recent university graduates. The two-day program includes presentations, discussions and workshops with regional and international industry practitioners, recruiters and clients where students will have the chance to listen, practice, network and impress!

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