YMS returns to LDN: Our first 19 speakers announced for 2019

Today is a big day here at Voxburner: The official launch of YMS19 LDN.

Not only are we unveiling our shiny new YMS19 website, but we're also announcing the first 19 speakers on our fantastic 2019 line-up.

YMS is the world’s leading youth marketing festival, where you can discover the latest trends, youth perspectives and brand case studies. You’ll leave with the insights, tools and contacts you need to win over the most diverse, influential and ambitious generation of young people yet.

Read on to find out why 16th-17th April needs to be locked in your diary ASAP.


5 speakers we can’t wait to see

Plus TicketmasterCulture TripTwitchMicrosoftSocial ChainWe Are MarmaladeTeenage Cancer Trust and many more to be announced!

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Liv Little

Liv is a curator, audio producer, filmmaker and the founding editor-in-chief of gal-dem, a fledgling media empire ran exclusively by women and non-binary people of colour.

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Jim Cregan

Following the discovery of Iced Coffee on a trip to Oz, Jim created his own recipe and brand. Jimmy’s Iced Coffee can now be found quenching thirst at events across the country and in stores nationwide.

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Chad West

As CMO at Revolut, Chad has played a vital role in establishing the challenger bank as one of the fastest growing tech companies in the world. He'll be joining our panel, Why Big Ideas are Better than Big Budgets.

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Claire Scantlebury

Claire heads up the Digital, Design and Brand team at the National Assembly for Wales. Inspired by audience behaviour and the latest consumer trends, she drives digital content innovation within the organisation.

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The Tempest Two

In 2015, novice rowers James Whittle and Tom Caulfield travelled 3000 miles across the Atlantic in 54 days. The adventure turned them into content creators, working with brands such as Spotify and Vita Coco.


5 sessions you won’t want to miss

✨ How Traditional Brands are Reinventing for Gen Z
There are lots of exciting new brands around, but how are traditional brands innovating to resonate and better connect with a new generation of consumers?

🏙 Urban Future: Designing Youth-Friendly Cities
How can we design cities for young people that enable them to live social, healthy, cultural and productive lives? Urban Planner Elisabeth Belpaire will explore the key challenges, opportunities and trends of youth in cities.

🌈 Doing Diversity - Inspiring Action Not Words
Diversity is more than hype: it breaks down stigma, stereotype and taboo. This panel will address what the future-scape of diversity looks like in 2019.

🤝 A Case Study From Teenage Cancer Trust
Teenage Cancer Trust will share how they have been working much more collaboratively and cohesively with young people in order to make their work more relevant than ever before.

💡 Peak Choice and the Power of Content Discovery
We’ve reached peak choice when it comes to content discovery and as viewers, readers and listeners we are overwhelmed. This panel will explore how brands and media outlets are balancing algorithms versus editorial curation and just how far personalisation can go.


Highlights from YMS18 LDN

Want a taste of the YMS experience before you book? Here's what went on at YMS18 LDN, our biggest and best YMS event yet...


Super Early Bird tickets on sale now

Now's the time to secure your passes to YMS19 LDN at an unmissable price. Click the link below to take advantage of our limited Super Early Bird rate, or invite your colleagues and friends to access our special Group Pass offer.