Final keynote speakers announced for Circus

Farrah Bostic, founder of The Difference Engine, and Craig Davis, former chief creative officer of Publicis Mojo have been announced as the final keynote speakers at Circus.

Brooklyn-based Bostic and Sydney’s Davis will join leaders from The Coca-Cola Company, Facebook, Goodby, Silverstein & Partner’s, Saatchi & Saatchi X, JWT Shanghai and the Sydney Theatre Company when The Communications Council’s Festival of Commercial Creativity begins on 19 March.

Davis is chairman of Circus’ AWARD awards and former co-chairman and chief creative officer of Publicis Mojo. Bostic is an expert in the area of brand APIs.

CEO of The Communications Council Margaret Zabel comments: “Diversity encourages creativity, and there is a real sense of variety among the keynotes at Circus 2013.”

The festival will go over three days and include the ‘Battle of Big Thinking’ – a day of short presentations on big ideas -master class workshops and the ‘AWARD’ awards.

Speakers will cover topics ranging from Chinese creativity to lessons from Silicon Valley as they uproot the latest developments in the world of commercial creativity.

 

Chris Byrne
BY Chris Byrne ON 7 March 2013
Chris Byrne used to be research editor of this publication, but now contributes from various locations. He also contributes to The Fetch and has been published in The Guardian, Sydney Morning Herald and The Age.
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