Kinetic global CEO Marc-Antoine de Roys and Posterscope global CEO Stephen Whyte have been confirmed as keynote speakers for FEPE International’s 60th Annual Congress to be held at the Intercontinental Hotel Dubai Festival City on May 1-3 2019.
FEPE is the global association for Out of Home media owners, national associations, specialist agencies, technology companies and other suppliers to the industry.
De Roys and Whyte join Leagas Delaney chairman Tim Delaney and JC Decaux co-chairman Jean-Charles Decaux among the keynote speakers.
Kinetic, owned by WPP, and Posterscope, owned by Dentsu Aegis Network, are the world’s largest specialist out of home planning and buying agencies.
FEPE president Tom Goddard says: “Our intention was always that FEPE’s 60th annual Congress in Dubai would the biggest and best yet and we’re delighted to confirm that we have Keynote Speakers from three fundamental pillars of the industry.
“Jean-Charles Decaux brings an essential perspective from the world’s biggest out of home media owner, Marc-Antoine de Roys and Stephen Whyte sit at the intersection of the industry with many of the world’s biggest advertisers and Tim Delaney is one of the world’s most respected and awarded creatives and also the head of a thriving independent international creative agency network.
“FEPE Dubai is now set fair to be 2019’s unmissable window on the thriving global out of home industry as we face the challenges of a rapidly changing media marketplace and a number of new demands and expectations from the international client community.
“Last year in Sorrento we had a record 405 delegates from all over the world, including more than 20 from China for the first time, and we expect Dubai to be even bigger, making it truly representative of the global industry.”