B&T 30 Under 30 Awards & Towards 2030 Forum


B&T 30 Under 30 Awards 2017

Date: 27th April 2017

Time: 6:30pm – 11pm 

Celebrating and recognising our industry’s next generation

Presented by principal sponsor NewsMediaWorks, the 30 Under 30 Awards are widely regarded as the leading showcase for the brightest young talent working across marketing communications.

With a number of newly introduced broad industry categories, three outstanding individuals will be recognized for their achievements in each of the 10 categories, as well as a Grand Prix Award for the most influential individual overall.






Media Planner/Buyer            


Project Manager

Sales/Account Manager



Towards 2030 Forum

Date: 27th April 2017

Time: 8.45am – 4.45pm 

The inaugural Towards 2030 Forum, presented by News Corp Australia (TBC), is a natural extension to B&T’s 30 Under 30 Awards.

Attendees have the chance to take part in speed mentoring with the top 8 senior leaders from across the marketing, media and advertising industry; as well as participate in a cross-agency, cross-business hackathon, guided by 16 top experts from the industry, with the aim of driving tomorrow’s talent forward in thinking what an ideal agency should look like in 2030.

Attendees will benefit from the rich pool of ideas on how agencies and media companies can respond to increasing disruption to take back to their respective agencies and companies.

Proposed Agenda

8-8.45am: Arrivals and registration – ivy Ballroom

8.45-8.50am: Welcome remarks

8.50-9.10am: Keynote address

9.15-12.10pm: Speed mentoring - 8 mentors, 20 min each

12.10-12.55pm: Lunch

12.55-4.45pm: Collaborative brainstorming - Create your ideal agency of the future - 8 groups of 20 attendees each, each group lead by 2 table captains