The Festival

Spikes Asia is where Asia Pacific’s creative community comes together for a spectacular three-day celebration of creativity in communications. The 2020 festival will take place in Singapore, dates to be announced.

From forward-thinking seminars by the industry's most influential figures to superb networking events, training and exhibitions of the region's best creative work, it's an opportunity not to be missed.

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Why come to Spikes Asia?

Spikes Asia is the leading festival and awards for creativity in Asia, for Asia. Our purpose is to drive an understanding of the region’s creative strengths and challenges, and to celebrate its cultural diversity. Local insights are key to creative success, which is why Spikes Asia not only champions the creative excellence of the entire APAC region, but hones in on creativity at a local level, tapping into what makes each country’s offering so unique. We also serve to showcase and elevate APAC's incredible creative talent through our Awards and competitions. It's an unmissable event for anyone working in the creative communications industry.

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Who comes to Spikes?

Brands, creative agencies, media companies, startups and consultancies all come to Spikes Asia to learn about creative marketing. You’ll meet people from all spheres of creativity and communications, including art directors, copywriters, marketers, CMOs, media agency executives, account managers, agency heads, producers and directors, as well as creatives from fashion, music and entertainment and other adjacent industries.

See who spoke at Spikes Asia 2019

MICHAEL ROTH

Chairman and CEO
INTERPUBLIC GROUP

RONALD NG

Chief Creative Officer
ISOBAR

JEROME LOUIS

General Manager
TOYOTA MOTOR ASIA PACIFIC

MICHAEL PEACHEY

Senior Vice President, Marketing Asia Pacific
SALESFORCE

TARA MCKENTY

Creative Lead
GOOGLE BRAND STUDIO APAC

SHEENA JENG

Chief Creative Officer
MCCANN WORLDGROUP CHINA

NICK WOOD

Film Composer, Record Producer, CEO
SYN MUSIC

Spikes Asia 2019 Speaker

VIBHA BAKSHI

Honorary Doctorate and national award-winning Director & Producer

10 Key Topics For 2019

Under the overarching theme of 'Asia Rising', the festival explored the follow topics:

Brands in culture
Proving creative effectiveness
Embracing inclusion, equality and diversity
Understanding the changes sweeping the creative industry across APAC
Driving digital and technological transformation
Creative strategy and reaching the reluctant consumer
The new rules on brand purpose
Creating connected brand experiences
Re-imagining storytelling
Trust, ethics and transparency

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