2-4 February 2022 | Cairns

Cannes in Cairns ...

Fear not dear Adlanders! B&T has come storming to your rescue with a legitimate, tax deductible work expense: Cannes in Cairns.

2-4 February 2022 .

Forget the South of France, we’re putting on a bash north of the Tropic of Capricorn and all of adland is invited. It’s going to be the COVID circuit breaker we all need, plus Tropical North Queensland has all the fun and activities to keep even the most restless soul satisfied. And let’s not forget, while you’re hearing from the most creative, practical and downright entertaining speakers between trips to the reef or the Daintree, you’re actually doing your bit to keep the Australian economy going. So what are you waiting for? Book your tickets now. It’s the best offer you’re going to get this year.
Meet your fellow change makers.

Network .

Network with c-suite attendees from major brands and businesses who are supporting this movement.
Welcome Party - included with your festival pass.

Pinterest's Welcome Party!

The sweet escape is made even sweeter thanks to Pinterest’s welcome party! Taking place at a local cane farm, guests will be wined, dined and delighted by this quintessentially Australian bush bash.
There’ll be live music and entertainment, drinks pouring and conversation flowing in this festive night of fun and frivolity that could only happen in Queensland, and only at Cannes in Cairns.

Your Cairns Stay .

Our travel partner will make booking a breeze for you.
F2T is the official travel partner for Cannes in Cairns. To take advantage of stress-free, reduced rate bookings for accommodation and flights to this event, please visit the booking website here.
About F2T: At F2T, we take the stress out of Prizewinner travel, Special Events, Conference and Group travel to destinations all over the world on behalf of our Agencies and brands. From a boardroom concept to reservations and ground handling, we bring decades of travel industry experience and exceptional service to ensure a priceless experience for your client.

2022 Speakers .

Inspiring and thought-provoking sessions from high profile speakers from the Australian media, marketing and advertising industry.

Chief Executive Officer, Carat

General Manager, MOOD Tea

Executive Chairman of Yellow Brick Road Group

Executive General Manager, Strategy & Research, Tourism Australia

Chief Marketing Officer, McDonald's Australia

Australian Paralympian

World Champion Surfer

Founder & Executive Chairman, S4 Capital

Australian Musician

Chief Creative Officer, The Monkeys Sydney

Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, Limepay

Chief Creative Officer, Asia Pacific, R/GA

Copywriter, Publicis Worldwide

Chief Executive Officer, Havas Media Group

Chief Investment Officer, GroupM

Senior Creative, Howatson+Company

VP Marketing ANZ & APAC, Afterpay

Chief Marketing Officer , Australia Post

Chief Investment Officer, Omnicom Media Group

APAC Communications Director, Bumble

Partner, The Works, part of Capgemini

Chief Marketing Officer, Tourism Australia

Founder & Global CEO, TrinityP3

Founder, The Nest Consultancy

MC - The Chaser

CEO, IAB Australia

Founder, Gloster Advisory, & Senior Advisor, Accenture Australia & UN Women Australia

Director, Quip Brands

CEO, GroupM Australia & New Zealand

Managing Director, The Monkeys

Group CEO, UnLtd & MOOD Tea

Managing Partner, AKQA, Asia Pacific

Co-Founder & CEO, Livewire

CEO, The Chiefs Esports Club & Managing Director, Icon Esports

Chief Data Officer, Digitas Australia

Chief Content & Partnerships Officer, Wavemaker ANZ

Chief Sales Officer, Nine

Head of Buyer Development, APAC, Index Exchange

CEO & Managing Director, oOh!media

Art Director / Creative, TBWA Sydney

Senior Account Manager, OMD

Director of Strategy, Insights & Effectiveness team, Nine

Practice Leader Media Advisory, KPMG

ECD, CEO & Co-Founder, Semi Permanent

Country Lead, Highsnobiety

CEO, MediaCom AUNZ

Founder/Chief Thinker, Thinkerbell


CEO, Foxtel Media

Market Magazine Editor, Harris Farm Markets

CEO, NOVA Entertainment

Chief Marketing Officer, L’Oréal Australia & New Zealand

Executive General Manager Brand & Marketing, Suncorp

Agency Lead, Pinterest ANZ

Managing Director, ANZ, Teads

Sponsors .

Thanking our amazing sponsors.

Presenting Partner

Gold Partners

Silver Partners

Bronze Partners

Travel Partner

Supporters

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Ticket Options .

Purchase your tickets today - limited capacity.

Early Bird

$ 499
  • Includes access to all sessions
  • Meals and drinks included
  • Network with attendees and speakers
  • Available until 10th April 2020

Full price

$ 599
  • Includes access to all sessions
  • Meals and drinks included
  • Network with attendees and speakers
  • Available from 11th April 2020

Sole trader?

$ Offer
  • Please contact us as we will offer you a discounted ticket price.

Bring the team

$ 50 off
  • Buy 5 or more tickets and receive $50 off each ticket
  • Reward future leaders within your business
  • Discount is automatically applied
Plan your day

Schedule .

With a range of keynotes, industry panel discussions and short stories, plus plenty of opportunities to network.
8.15 - 10.50am

Morning Sessions

8.15 - 9am

Registration

9 - 9.20am

Open and Welcome by MC

9.20 - 10am

Opening Keynote

10 - 10.20am

Keynote: Removing the stigma around mental health, one story at a time.

Mitch Wallis, Founder – Heart On My Sleeve

10.20 - 10.50am

Morning Tea – networking break

10.50am - 1.35pm

Mid-morning Sessions

10.50 - 11.30am

Panel discussion

11.30am - 12.15pm

Short stories – Redefining stereotypes

  • Jo Stone, Founder, Stone Fusion
  • Sarah Liu, Founder and Director, The Dream Collective
  • Marlee Silva, Co-founder, Tiddas 4 Tiddas

12.15 - 12.35pm

Keynote: Mental disability focus – self-advocacy and ablesplaining

Siobhán Foley, Accenture

12.35 - 1.35pm

Lunch

1.35 - 3.50pm

Afternoon Sessions

1.35 - 2.15pm

Debate

2.15 - 2.35pm

Keynote: Wesley Enoch AM, Artistic Director, Sydney Festival

2.35 - 3.20pm

Short stories: Radical ways to work

  • Kath Blackham, Founder & CEO, VERSA: The 4 day working week
  • Dr Catherine Rickwood, Founder & CEO, Three Sisters Group: Never retiring

3.20 - 3.50pm

Afternoon Tea – networking break

3.50 - 6.30pm

Late Sessions

3.50 - 4.10pm

Keynote: Rebuilding lives and identities of refugees.

Betina Szkudlarek, University of Sydney, in conversation with Chantal Mousad, Commonwealth Bank

4.10 - 4.50pm

CMOs Panel – The Clients’ Perspective

  • Gemma Hunter – GM Marketing, Myer
  • Josh Grace – CMO, Samsung
  • Michael Laxton – GM, Brand, Digital & Design, Coles

4.50 - 5.30pm

Closing International Keynote

Sandipan Bhattacharyya, Chief Creative Officer, Grey India

5:30-5:35pm

Closing Remarks

5.35 - 6.30pm

Cocktail party

Kumi image

John Broome - CEO, AANA