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Ad Summit Pilipinas 2016, All Set for Subic!

MANILA – The Association of Accredited Advertising Agencies of the Philippines (4As) calls on the marketing communications industry to come out boldly and play where no man has played before, as it unveils the latest batch of speakers for Ad Summit Pilipinas 2016, to be held from March 9 to 12 at the Subic Bay Exhibition and Convention Center.

With its theme, “Come out and Play,” the biggest advertising and marketing convention in the country aims to inspire practitioners to progress fearlessly, as its invited industry icons prepare to participate as the Summit’s speakers.

“We have an amazing lineup awaiting Summit participants. Expect the unexpected,” said Ad Summit 2016 Chair Alex Syfu. “With our theme, we hope that the Summit allows all to view possibilities where there were none before. No obligations, just opportunities. Ad Summit Pilipinas 2016 will encourage this type of unbridled creativity to flourish,” he added.


Speakers participating in the event include business tycoon Manuel V. Pangilinan; award-winning director Jose Javier Reyes; AQKA Shanghai’s Eric Cruz; Vikas Gulati from Opera Mediaworks; leadership expert Tom Oliver; TBWA\Hakuhodo’s Takahiro Hosoda; Hakuhodo Kettle’s Kazuaki Hashida; Fox International’s MD for SEA and Head of Ad Sales Simeon Dawes; Regional Digital Director for APAC Havas Worldwide Todd Martin; Google SEA and India’s vice president and managing director  Rajan Anandan; Mullen Lowe Group’s president of Creative Council Jose Miguel Sokoloff; and Twitter’s VP for online sales for Asia Pacific and Latin America Aliza Knox.

This is the second time Ad Summit is partnering with the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA). With its fun and progressive environment, the Subic Bay Freeport Zone is said to be a fitting site for this innovative and creative event.

“We are proud to be hosting the Ad Summit Pilipinas in Subic, for the second time, to boot. We invite you to experience the sights and sounds that Subic has to offer, and we hope that you will enjoy your stay here,” said Roberto Garcia, SBMA Chairman.

Ad Summit Pilipinas is presented by: PLDT and Smart Communications, Inc. Major sponsors include: Manila Broadcasting Company; ABS-CBN Corporation; Radio Mindanao Network (RMN: Radyo Mo Nationwide); The Philippine Star, and TV5.

Interested participants may contact the 4As secretariat at 813-4397 or 893-1205, or e-mail:, or register through the Summit’s official website,

For more information, visit and follow and @adsummitpilipinas on Instagram.

Norman Agatep, PR Committee Head, Ad Summit Pilipinas 2016 (634-8643)
Full Circle Communications, Inc. (637-1116)

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