2017 conference highlights

The Media & Telecoms 2017 & Beyond conference took place on 2 March 2017 and was a great success. The day saw over 450 senior attendees come together to listen to 27 leaders and senior executives of some of the most creative and innovative businesses in the media and telecoms sector.

Now you can delve back into the detail of an individual speaker’s session, or simply relive the day through the conference highlights video. Click on the images below to watch the videos.

  • Conference highlights 2017

     
  • David Abraham

    Conference Chairman and CEO, Channel 4
  • Sir Martin Sorrell

    CEO, WPP
  • Tom Mockridge

    CEO, Virgin Media Group
  • Matthew Kirk

    Group External Affair Director, Vodafone plc
  • Gavin Patterson

    CEO, BT
  • Iain Fenn

    Global TMT Sector Leader, London, Linklaters
  • Jolyon Barker

    Partner, Deloitte
  • Frank Sixt

    Group Finance Director, CK Hutchison Holdings
  • Andrew Griffith

    Group COO & CFO, Sky
  • Sharon White

    CEO, Ofcom
  • Geoff Austin

    Managing Director, Moelis
  • James Murdoch

    CEO, 21st Century Fox & Chairman, Sky plc
  • Anne Bulford

    Deputy Director-General, BBC
  • Jake Donavan

    President, LionTree Europe
  • Arnaud de Puyfontaine

    CEO, Vivendi
  • Panel on the creative economy

    Aryeh Bourkoff, Founder & CEO, LionTree LLC
    Tim Davie, CEO, BBC Worldwide
    Debbie Klein, CEO, The Engine Group
    Alex Mahon, CEO, The Foundry
    Peter Salmon, Chief Creative Officer, Endemol Shine Group

  • Panel on global TV dynamics

    Giorgio Stock, President, Turner EMEA
    Susanna Dinnage, President and Managing Director, Discovery Networks UK & Ireland & Chief Content Officer, International
    David Lynn, CEO, Viacom International Media Networks
    Jim Samples, President, International, Scripps Networks Interactive
    Simon Pitts, Managing Director for Online, Pay TV, Interactive & Technology, ITV

  • Panel on digital transitions

    Simon Fox, CEO, Trinity Mirror
    Andria Vidler, CEO, Centaur Media
    David Pemsel, CEO, Guardian Media Group
    Ashley Highfield, CEO, Johnston Press and Chairman, News Media Association

About the conference

This is an invitation-only conference and registration for the Media & Telecoms 2018 & Beyond conference will open later this year.

Chaired by David Abraham, CEO at Channel 4, with a stellar speaker line up, our 2017 conference took place on 2 March 2017 and was a highly informative, stimulating day. The conference saw over 450 senior attendees come together to hear some of the world’s leading media and communications executives describe and debate the forces shaping their businesses.

The conference featured thought provoking discussion panels, where our speakers debated the topics of the creative economy, global TV dynamics and digital transitions.

From content providers to network operators, digital media platforms to publishers, attendees heard first-hand about the opportunities and challenges of delivering a digital strategy at a global level.

If you are interested in finding out more about the conference in 2018 please contact the team: beyondconference@deloitte.co.uk.

Agenda & venue

2 March 2017 - London Hilton Bankside

08.00

Registration

08.25

Claire Enders, Enders Analysis

08.30

Welcome from Chairman, David Abraham

08.35

Sir Martin Sorrell, CEO, WPP

08.55

Tom Mockridge, CEO, Virgin Media

09.15

Matthew Kirk, Group External Affairs Director, Vodafone plc

09.35

Gavin Patterson, CEO, BT

09.55

Iain Fenn, Global TMT Sector Leader, London, Linklaters

10.00

Panel on the creative economy
Aryeh Bourkoff, Founder & CEO, LionTree LLC
Tim Davie, CEO, BBC Worldwide
Debbie Klein, CEO, The Engine Group
Alex Mahon, CEO, The Foundry
Peter Salmon, Chief Creative Officer, Endemol Shine Group

10.45

Tea break

11.10

Jolyon Barker, Partner, Deloitte

11.20

Frank Sixt, Group Finance Director, CK Hutchison Holdings

11.40

Andrew Griffith, Group COO & CFO, Sky

12.00

Panel on global TV dynamics - Moderated by Claire Enders, Enders Analysis
Giorgio Stock, President, Turner EMEA
Susanna Dinnage, President and Managing Director, Discovery Networks UK & Ireland & Chief Content Officer, International
David Lynn, CEO, Viacom International Media Networks
Jim Samples, President, International, Scripps Networks Interactive
Simon Pitts, Managing Director for Online, Pay TV, Interactive & Technology, ITV

12.45

Sharon White, CEO, Ofcom

13.00

Lunch

14.00

Geoff Austin, Managing Director, Moelis & Company

14.05

James Murdoch, CEO, 21st Century Fox & Chairman, Sky plc

14.35

Anne Bulford, Deputy Director-General, BBC

14.55

Ronan Harris, Managing Director, Google UK & Ireland

15.15

Jake Donavan, President, LionTree Europe

15.20

Arnaud de Puyfontaine, CEO, Vivendi

15.40

Panel on digital transitions
Simon Fox, CEO, Trinity Mirror
Andria Vidler, CEO, Centaur Media
David Pemsel, CEO, Guardian Media Group
Ashley Highfield, CEO, Johnston Press and Chairman, News Media Association

16.20

Summary from Chairman

16.25

Tea break

17.00

Conference closes

Venue

Hilton London Bankside, 2-8 Great Suffolk Street, London, England SE1 0UG

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Transportation

Underground stations

Average walking time from Hilton London Bankside

  • Southwark (Jubilee Line) – 5 minutes
  • Blackfriars (District and Circle) – 6 minutes
  • Waterloo (Northern, Jubilee, Waterloo and City lines) – 10 minutes
  • London Bridge (Northern and Jubilee) – 10 minutes

Overground stations

Average walking time from Hilton London Bankside

  • Waterloo East (via Southwark Tube Station Entrance) - 5 minutes
  • Blackfriars (direct connections to Gatwick Airport) - 6 minutes
  • London Bridge - 10 minutes

Hosts & sponsors

  • Host

    Deloitte

    Deloitte is a leader in providing financial, taxation, accounting and consultancy advice to help clients evaluate complex issues, develop fresh approaches to problems and implement practical solutions. With a globally connected network of member firms in more than 150 countries, Deloitte brings world-class capabilities and high-quality service to clients, delivering the insights they need to address their most complex business challenges. Deloitte has in the region of 200,000 professionals, all committed to becoming the standard of excellence.

    The Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) Industry Group of Deloitte consists of more than 15,000 professionals across 48 countries, serving over 86% of the TMT companies in the Fortune Global 500.




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  • Host

    Enders Analysis

    Enders Analysis is the UK's leading independent media and telecoms specialist research and analysis service. We generate a research programme that covers the major commercial, regulatory and strategic issues in mobile and fixed line telecoms, TV and the internet, the advertising economy and the major content sectors such as publishing and music.

    Our research is independent, impartial and grounded in analysis. It is not influenced by stock market considerations or corporate finance mandates. We have no interest in acting as advocate and promoter of new technologies or of specific companies and their strategies, unless we believe in them. In our view, this provides us with a significant competitive advantage over existing sources of research.

    Enders Analysis was founded in 1997 by Claire Enders, a thought leader who is widely cited as the leading and most influential media research analyst in the UK.

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