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30. September 2014

21st Golden Drum starts in 1 week: New Agenda Sessions on Branded Content and Creative Academy by Leo Burnett

Next week the 21st Golden Drum Festival starts in the beautiful seaside towns of Portorož & Piran. There is still time to register for the festival and experience one of the biggest advertising events in Europe. Don't miss the special offers for delegates and join your colleagues at the friendliest festival: Sea and Drum for yourself!

25. September 2014

21st Golden Drum: PR Academy & Branding Academy

Drumming is getting louder with only 11 days before the 21st Golden Drum Festival starts in Portorož, Slovenia. Top speakers, great networking opportunities, lots to see and do, all in the beautiful seaside towns of Portorož & Piran. Now is the time to register for the festival and experience one of the biggest advertising events in Europe. Don't miss the special offers for delegates and join your colleagues for the thrill ride of 2014. Sea, Sun and Golden Drum await!

Young creatives, you have one more day to Help to learn the World by submitting you work in this year's Beat the Drum for Change 2014.

23. September 2014

Sochi after Sochi; Art, Copy & Code is calling All Makers

 In exactly 2 weeks time in Portorož, 21st Golden Drum will once again set the pace of creative industry. To see the whole program, please check the Program Schedule. Please keep in mind that the extended deadline for the Beat the Drum for a Change 2014 Deadline ends on 26 September 2014.

18. September 2014

Beat the Drum for Change 2014 Jury; Deadline extended until 26 September

We are happy to announce the Jury of the Beat the Drum for Change 2014! President of the Jury, Barbara Krajnc, Executive Director of the Golden Drum Festival, will be assisted by Gökhan Akça, Copywriter at Medina Turgul DDB, Zsolt Balogh, Innovation Team Creative Head at DDB Budapest, Barbara Bulc, President and Founder Global Development, Magdalena Drozdowska, Deputy Creative Director at DDB Warsaw and Daria Rodcher, Creative Director at DDB Moscow. To give young creatives more time, we have extended the deadline for submission until 26 September 2014, midnight.

15. September 2014

1+3 more days until the Extended Early Bird Deadline; Creative Academies by McCann and DDB

We have extended the Early Bird Deadline until 19 September 2014. That gives you four more days to save 130 EUR on a Full Registration ticket for this year's Golden Drum Festival. Also don't forget to check group and student discounts here.

Extended Early Bird Deadline ends on Friday, 19 September 2014, midnight.

10. September 2014

Top speakers, excellent program: Creativity, Content and Happiness

Deadline for entry submission is over and now it's time for you to start planning your trip to the beautiful seaside towns of Piran and Portorož from 7 to 10 October 2014. Golden Drum International Advertising Festival, one of the biggest advertising festivals in Europe, will in four days, offer great learning experience and career aspiration for everyone working in the creative advertising industry, granting easy access to top industry experts, presenting unique friendship opportunities and cultural mix while remaining the best place for networking. Golden Drum Festival Program will this year focus on “Creativity, Content and Happiness”. Register now and catch the Early Bird Deadline for delegate registration: 16 September 2014.

03. September 2014

Beat the Drum for Change 2014 – Young Creatives’ Competition

Golden Drum has partnered with DDB Budapest and this year also with Global Development, a catalyst for developing new global partnerships for sustainable development to present all Young Drummers with this year's Off Drum Competition: Beat the Drum for Change 2014.

28. August 2014

Putting Sherlock in your Pocket and 240 Years of Happy announced

This October in Portorož, David Varela, a writer and producer from UK, specialising in interactive projects, bringing together games, theatre, film and advertising will join us for his panel session Putting Sherlock in your Pocket. In a trip down the classical lane, Bernhard Kerres, founder and CEO of HELLO STAGE - the new platform for the classical music industry, will guide us through the hottest classical music content, its enormous emotional branding and speak about how the 240 Years of Happy are changing in a more and more technological world.

14. August 2014

Don't miss: Google and YouTube at Golden Drum

We are thrilled to announce that this year Golden Drum will in partnership with Google and YouTube host two renowned speakers: Mailine Swildens, head of The Zoo, SEEMEA region for Google/YouTube, and Jess Greenwood, Creative Partnership Lead, Google, who will share their creative digital insights with you in Portorož this October.

22. July 2014

Creativity, Content and Happiness in Brazilian colours

Announcing first speakers of Golden Drum 2014. Register before 16 September to save! This October Golden Drum will proudly wear the colours of Brazil as four brilliant Creative and Art Directors from Brazil will take the stage in Portorož. Also confirmed are speakers from The Effectiveness Partnership UK, MSLGROUP Poland and BrainJuicer UK, offering once again a world class Golden Drum Program, this year focused on "Creativity, Content and Happiness".