News

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".

17. July 2014

Time to enter the 21st Golden Drum Competition

Our juries are getting eager to see your creative work and now is the perfect time to start submitting your entries in the 21st Golden Drum Competition. Entry deadline is 19 August 2014!

24. June 2014

21st Golden Drum Single and Multi Channel Juries announced

Golden Drum is proud to name Andreas PauliChief Creative Officer, Leo Burnett GmbH, as this year's Golden Drum Single Channel Jury President and Andreas Dahlqvist, President, McCann Creative Leadership, Council & Chief Creative Officer, Commonwealth//McCann, as this year's Golden Drum Multi Channel Jury President. Both are looking forward to review and award your creative work which you can submit until 19 August 2014 in 17 Competition Groups: Film, Press, Outdoor, Radio, Direct communication, Design of Brand & Corporate Identity, Digital, Mobile, New or innovative, Integrated communication campaigns, Direct campaigns, Digital campaigns including Mobile campaigns, Branded content, Events, Public Relations, Media and Innovative campaigns.

28. May 2014

Entry and Delegate registrations are open!

The 21st Golden Drum's Entry and Delegate online registration systems are open. We encourage you to book your place at the Golden Drum 2014 and register your entries as early as possible. By logging in the registration systems you will get a chance to see all the information you need to gather before the deadlines: Entry Deadline: 19 August, Delegate Early Bird: 16 September.