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Thursday, 17 June 2021

8:30 Welcome and Coffee Reception (in Microsoft Teams)

  • Welcome, Agenda, and Introduction to Hopin
    Katrin Adler, Stefanie Treves, Kraig Davis, Jannik Welk
  • Welcome and Update G+J i|MS
    André Freiheit (Executive Director, G+J i|MS)

9:00 STERN A Magazine for the People, for Germany (in Hopin)

  • Engagement – Responsibility – Change
    Florian Gless (Editor-in-Chief, STERN, Gruner + Jahr)

9:20 Travel, Trends, and What’s to Come: Perspectives from the German and French Markets

  • Panel Discussion with GEO Saison and National Geographic
    Markus Wolff (Editor-in-Chief, GEO Group, Gruner + Jahr)
    Werner Siefer (Editor-in-Chief, National Geographic and National Geographic Traveler, Gruner + Jahr)
  • Market Research & Trends
    Jana Kaltenbach (Analyst Consumer & Advertising Research, DATA Alliance, Gruner + Jahr)
  • Editorial Insights from GEO France
    Eric Meyer (Editor-in-Chief GEO France, Prisma Media)
    Philipp Schmidt (Chief Transformation Officer, Prisma Media & Managing Director of PMS)      

10:20 Break

10:45 Lufthansa: Outlook and Opportunities for 2021 and Beyond

  • Update from the airline and new Lufthansa Ambient Media formats
    Anna-Juliane Rehm (Marketing Manager Ambient Media, Lufthansa)

11:05 Influential Voices in Decision Maker Media

  • CAPITAL - shaping German business journalism since 1962
    Horst von Buttlar (Editor-in-Chief, Capital, Gruner + Jahr)
  • NTV - the hidden gem of German news sites
    Cathérine Six (Brand Management Digital, Ad Alliance)
  • NRC - the most trusted news brands in the Netherlands
    Madelon Fortuin (Commercial Director, NRC Media)

12:05 Break-Out Sessions

A time for exchange and feedback.

12:20 Wrap Up

12:30 Break

13:30 German Market Insights

  • Gruner + Jahr and the German Advertising Industry
    Frank Vogel (Chief Sales Marketing Officer, Ad Alliance)

14:00 The Guardian, 200 Years of Journalistic Excellence

  • A 200-year retrospective and contemporary look at Branded Content Solutions
    Adam Foley (Director of Advertising, The Guardian)
    Imogen Fox (Executive Editor, The Guardian)
    Cassia Geller (Lead Commissioning Editor, The Guardian)

14:45 Native Advertising and Its Relevance in a Successful Media Mix

  • Native and Branded Content Overview and Showcase
    Stefanie Treves, Kraig Davis

15:30 Farewell and Goodbye

Download Agenda Digital Sales Conference

This is a preliminary agenda – timing and topics are subject to change.