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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 Ceremony

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 will provide a 360-degree update of the massive impact and contribution that the digital world has contributed to modern economies. And what it means to do business in the digital age whether established, a start-up or category buster. Delegates will get insights from key executives as they cover the key industry topics at the forefront of the European digital advertising industry.

The Econometrics of Digital Advertising will also tackle industry trends and what to look out for, plus explore the political and legislative landscape of digital communications.

For more information on this complimentary event, please click here.


The IAA Studio Live from Cannes 2016

June 18th-25th, 2016

Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity

Join the IAA in The IAA Studio during the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity, June 18th – 25th 2016. Situated in a double cabana overlooking the Beach and 100m away from the Palais des Festival, the IAA Studio will be the ultimate networking space to connect, dine, entertain and relax with some of the brightest ad leaders, whilst celebrating the industry’s most creative efforts.

For information and sponsorship opportunities please click here.

To see highlights from 2015 please click here.


The 4th IAA Global Apprentice Conference

November 11th-12th, 2016

Emirates Group Learning and Development Building, Dubai

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!

If you would like to attend, please download a registration form

For more information please contact Hania Owsinski at


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