Singapore : Budding creatives in Singapore will get a chance to meet some of the country’s top advertising creative directors at Portfolio Night 9, taking place on Thursday 26 May.
The event is co-hosted by leading advertising agencies JWT APAC, Y&R Asia and Bates 141.
Portfolio Night is the brainchild of organization IHAVEANIDEA, and is the largest simultaneous advertising portfolio review ever held in the world, featuring a uniquely designed portfolio review process in a “speed-dating” setting. The event helps students and aspiring young creatives around the world break into the ad industry, and involves the top creative directors in each participating city.
Commenting on the event, Tay Guan Hin, Regional ECD, JWT South East Asia said, “Nothing is more rewarding than nurturing the future creative talent in Singapore. For one evening, Portfolio Night gives all agency creative heads a unique opportunity to inspire and build a more vibrant community for many years to come.”
Sonal Dabral, Managing Partner, India and Head of Creative for Asia, Bates 141 said, “Singapore’s creative scene is thriving and with the nation’s drive to further develop the creative industry, Portfolio Night is well supported. The event will not only give these young up-and-coming talents a chance to get their work in front of key people in the industry, but will give us, the seasoned creatives, an opportunity to see what fresh ideas and new solutions this younger generation is bringing to the table.”
Sponsors and supporters of Portfolio Night Singapore include Campaign Asia-Pacific (www.campaignasia.com), the region’s leading publication for the advertising and marketing industry, and Click Photos (Corbis Official Representative in Singapore). Global sponsors for Portfolio Night are Corbis, Blurb®, and Creative Niche Inc.