Asia's creative comms community is gearing up for Spikes this week and Campaign Asia will have full coverage of the festival from our editors on the ground, including session highlights, speaker video interviews and more. But we can't cover it all. Here are just some of the things you can look forward to maximise your experience.
1. Take in the programme, and meet the speakers
Four stages running simultaneous sessions, makers lab workshops and so much more. It's an amazing array of speakers and lessons to up your creative game. To get the most out of programme, why not approach the speakers' afterwards to follow up. Even the heavy-hitters on the Inspiration Stage will be hosting 'Meet the Speakers' sessions after their presentations. Read more
2. View the work
Lose yourself in the maze of some of Asia's best print and outdoor campaigns on display. Enjoy the screenings of film and video work and dive into multimedia and digital campaigns open for all to explore.
3. Free-flowing Tiger Beer and art installation
Need a cold beverage to beat the Singapore heat? Grab a bottle of Tiger Beer at the Festival and watch the Tiger Beer art installation gradually come to life. Read more
4. Spikes Asia Café by Creative Eateries, and Daily Happy Hour at the Tiger Bar
Choose from a mouth-watering selection of Asian-inspired dishes for breakfast or lunch at the Spikes Asia Café. From 17:00 daily, meet new people and build your network during Happy Hour. Enjoy a cold Tiger Beer or a glass of wine after an inspiring day.
5. Enjoy the Tangrams and Spikes Asia award shows
Celebrate the 2019 winners at the two Awards Shows, happening on Thursday and Friday night of the festival. Tangrams rewards exceptional effectiveness on Thursday, while Friday night is the big celebration of Asia's most creative work. Remember to arrive early for the pre-awards drinks reception! Follow the winners and shortlists here.
6. Cheer on the Young Spikes
The Young Spikes Competitions are aimed at creatives who are aged 30 or under and employed in advertising and communications in a skill discipline relevant to their chosen competition. It gives Asia Pacific's next generation of creative talent a unique chance to gain recognition and make a mark on the industry, with the winners announced at the Friday night gala. Read more
7. Let it all go a the legendary Spikes Asia After Party
Say goodbye to the Festival in style and join the industry elite for a party like no other at the Fullerton Hotel, East Garden.