IAB Europe announces panel of advertiser, agency, measurement and digital industry experts at dmexco 2014

IAB Europe announces panel of advertiser, agency, measurement and digital industry experts at dmexco 2014 Digital stakeholders to share their ideas on growing the European digital advertising industry

Brussels 3 September 2014 – IAB Europe is delighted to announce a lineup of speakers representing all corners of the digital ecosystem for its panel at dmexco this year. Marc Panic – Vice Chairman of IAB Europe and COO at GroupM Interaction EMEA will chair the panel and be joined by Gerhard Louw – International Media Management at Deutsche Telekom and active WFA member, Karim Attia – Chairman of the IAB Europe Brand Advertising Committee and CEO at nugg.ad, Daniel Knapp – Director Advertising Research at IHS Technology and Rene Lamsfuss, Chief Research Officer at Vivaki.

The panel, entitled ‘Unlocking a €50 billion European digital advertising industry’ will bring together these experts on Thursday 11th September at 14:00 CEST (seminar room 4) to discuss IAB Europe’s key programmes in regulatory and policy, business, research and education. According to IAB Europe’s AdEx Benchmark 2013 Report(1) the European online advertising market continues to show strong growth and IAB Europe is committed to supporting this young and innovative industry through a range of activities.

In addition to an outline of IAB Europe’s key programmes the panel will also provide an outlook on the market and current trends, such as Programmatic – a growth area which IAB Europe is supporting by delivering a comprehensive programme of educational activities to increase understanding of the programmatic ecosystem and the impact it is having on digital advertising. The IAB Europe Programmatic Trading Task force(2) and IHS Technology will publish their first-ever European Programmatic Trading market size figure at dmexco 2014.

As the voice of digital business and the leading European-level industry association for the interactive advertising ecosystem IAB Europe is hosting this panel at dmexco as part of its mission to promote and support the development of the digital industry.

Marc Panic – Vice Chair of IAB Europe and COO at GroupM Interaction EMEA said, “I am delighted to chair IAB Europe’s panel at dmexco 2014 – IAB Europe has a wide range of programmes dedicated to developing the digital industry and I anticipate a forward thinking discussion looking at the future of the market.”

Gerhard Louw – International Media Management at Deutsche Telekom and active WFA member said “I look forward to seeing the latest European numbers and trends in the digital advertising space and discussing the opportunities and challenges for large advertisers like ourselves in this exciting space.”

For more information about the panel or to arrange a meeting with IAB Europe to learn more about our current and future activities and how you can get involved please contact coordination@iabeurope.eu.

Media please contact: Marie-Clare Puffett – puffett@iabeurope.eu


About IAB Europe
IAB Europe is the voice of digital business and the leading European-level industry association for the interactive advertising ecosystem. Its mission is to promote the development of this young and innovative sector by shaping the regulatory environment, investing in research and education, and developing and facilitating the uptake of business standards. Together with its members – companies and national trade associations – IAB Europe represents over 5,500 organisations
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(1) About IAB Europe’s AdEx Benchmark Report:
The data has been compiled by IAB Europe based on information provided by the national IAB offices around Europe. It is then processed and analysed by IHS Technology. The report includes market size and value information for the full membership of IAB Europe in 2013 including Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Slovenia, Romania, Russia, Spain, Slovakia, Serbia, Turkey, Sweden, Switzerland and the UK. The data represents the calendar year 2013 January- December. This is the eighth AdEx Benchmark Report which began in the calendar year 2006.
The report can be accessed here

(2) About the IAB Europe Programmatic Trading Task Force
The IAB Europe Programmatic Trading Task Force is a multi-stakeholder initiative to help Publishers, Agencies and Advertisers increase their understanding of the programmatic ecosystem and the impact it is having on digital advertising.  The Task Force will deliver a comprehensive pan-European programme of educational activities.

About dmexco
dmexco is the leading international marketing exposition and conference connecting the global digital economy. Brands and leading companies from the global digital industry will be presenting their latest digital solutions, technologies, visions and innovations at dmexco on 10th and 11th September. www.dmexco.com

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