PORTFOLIO NIGHT™ ANNOUNCES FIRST ROUND OF CITY HOSTS
18 International Partners Join Global Stage For Portfolio Review And Recruitment Event
NEW YORK – February 11, 2013 – Portfolio Night™—a global portfolio review and recruitment event that was founded by IHAVEANIDEA in 2003 and is now presented by the Art Directors Club—today announced its first 18 City Hosts for the 2013 Portfolio Night 11 event, which will be held simultaneously in all participating cities worldwide on May 22, 2013.
Confirmed cities and City Hosts include:
- Athens, hosted by Bold Ogilvy & Mather
- Austin, hosted by LatinWorks
- Beijing, hosted by Ogilvy
- Boston, hosted by SapientNitro
- Dallas, Presented by the Temerlin Advertising Institute, SMU and hosted by TM Advertising
- Detroit, hosted by Doner
- Johannesburg, hosted by McCann Johannesburg
- Los Angeles, hosted by 72andSunny
- Montreal, hosted by Tank
- Mumbai, hosted by JWT
- New York, hosted by Sid Lee
- Paris, hosted by AACC
- Philadelphia, hosted by Philly Ad Club
- Sao Paulo, hosted by Wieden+Kennedy
- Shanghai, hosted by Ogilvy
- Stockholm, hosted by Amore
- Tokyo, hosted by Saatchi & Saatchi Fallon Tokyo
- Toronto, hosted by Cossette
Portfolio Night City Hosts join the Portfolio Night Global Team on an international stage to present a fast-paced evening of advice, networking and recruitment. City Hosts comprise a mix of agencies, ad clubs and educational institutions. Each City Host is responsible for bringing together the top creative directors in its city with up-and-coming advertising talent. The gathering provides junior talent with the opportunity to learn from the best, and industry-leading creative directors with the chance to mentor and give back to the advertising industry.
There is no limit on the number of City Hosts who partner with the Portfolio Night Global Team; however, partners will only be accepted through April 15, 2013. Past events have had up to 40 participating cities.
Learn more about Portfolio Night 11 and its City Hosts at www.portfolionight.com. Portfolio Night 11 is made possible by the support of Global Sponsors iStockphoto and VCU Brandcenter.
About Portfolio Night™
Portfolio Night™ is an event where aspiring young advertising copywriters, art directors and designers meet with several renowned advertising creative directors in a fast-paced evening of advice, networking and recruitment. While the evening has been called “speed-dating for creatives,” it’s really much more than that. In the eleven years since its inception, Portfolio Night has grown to a global event, reaching creative hubs in every continent in an evening where the best of the present meet the best of the years to come. Now in its eleventh year, Portfolio Night brings together thousands of young creatives, hundreds of creative directors, dozens of City Hosts in cities around the world, and a select few Global Sponsors, all in a “one night only” event across the planet. Learn more at www.portfolionight.com and connect with Portfolio Night on Facebook, Twitter, Vimeo and Pinterest.
About Portfolio Night 11’s Sponsors
iStockphoto offers easy, affordable inspiration with millions of vetted, royalty-free photos, illustrations, videos and audio tracks. Using the most advanced search in the business, customers download a file every second from a collection of more than ten million files for business, marketing and personal projects. iStockphoto started in 2000, pioneering the micropayment photography business model, and has become one of the most successful and profitable user-generated content sites in the world. iStockphoto pays out more than $1.7 million weekly in artist royalties. iStockphoto is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Getty Images.
About VCU Brandcenter
Originally named the VCU Adcenter, the VCU Brandcenter is the country's premier graduate program for the business of advertising and marketing communications. It was the first program of its kind to combine business-oriented communications strategy and brand management tracks with a creative program for art directors, copywriters, and creative technologists in a business setting. Brandcenter graduates work at the best advertising agencies in our industry like TBWA/Chiat/Day, Wieden + Kennedy, and CP+B and on the client side for some of the world's most iconic brands like Google, Apple, Nike, and Coca-Cola. For more information, visit www.brandcenter.vcu.edu.