What next for the world as we – at different speeds – emerge from the strictest lockdowns of the Covid-19 pandemic?
Trends set to impact you:Will Page is the former Chief Economist of Spotify and PRS for Music, a Fellow at the London School of Economics, and author of Tarzan Economics – 8 Principles for Pivoting Through Disruption. At Congress, he will talk about the macro and micro political and economic trends set to impact media and its audiences globally over the coming years.
Growth – triggering the next S-curve: Covid-19 led in many ways to new ways of doing and, to the surprise of many, growth. Lucy Küng is a Strategic Advisor, Board Member, Author and Speaker who has published several books (and currently working on a new one) on the sharp end of media innovation. At Congress, Lucy will talk about how ongoing growth will need different strategies, different levers. Using examples from best-in-breed companies, she will reveal what these need to be.
Most important media innovations in the world: Each year, FIPP, in partnership with Innovation Media Consulting (IMC), publishes the Innovation in World Media Report (see the 2021 edition as an example). Hear from IMC’s Juan Señor and Iñes Bravo about their findings in the 2022 report and how you can implement innovations most relevant to you. The book brings together a collection of the best – and most practically important – media innovation examples worldwide.
Slow journalism, newsletters and audio: How about the ongoing popularity of newsletters and the continued rise of audio? Learn how they are building Tortoise Media on precisely these principles. Look no further for inspiration than Katie Vanneck-Smith, co-founder of the slow journalism start-up Tortoise Media and former Dow Jones executive.
Making African media content global:Nkiru Balonwu is the Founder and Creative Director of the Africa Soft Power Project. Before this, she was CEO of Spinlet, an African music streaming platform. Africa has been considered the next global growth market for years, but few international media companies have cracked the market code. Nkiru will reveal the secrets to successfully leveraging African content, both on the continent and globally.