Last night – Tuesday, June 20, for the 6th year in a row, iHeartMedia and MediaLink hosted an intimate VIP Dinner, featuring a special performance by The Weeknd in Antibes, France at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc during the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Bob Pittman, Chairman and CEO of iHeartMedia, Michael Kassan, CEO of MediaLink and Wenda Harris Millard, President and COO of MediaLink hosted the party which brings together the senior most influential decision makers and thought leaders in the media ecosystem including brand, agency, media, emerging technology, and financial executives. Guest attendees included an array of celebrities, business leaders and advertising partners – list below.
VIP GUESTS INCLUDED:
Ryan Seacrest; Naomi Campbell; Sarah Hoftsetter, CEO of 360i; Jonathan Mildenhall, CMO of AirBnB; Brad Bentley, EVP & CMO for AT&T Entertainment Group; John Osborn, President & CEO of BBDO; Andrew Robertson, President & CEO of BBDO; Chris Thomas, CEO of the Americas for BBDO; Jennifer Breithaupt, Global Consumer CMO of Citi; Dan Cathy, Chairman and CEO of Chick-fil-A; Wendy Clark, CEO of DDB North America; Chuck Brymer, President & CEO of DDB; Nigel Morris, CEO of Dentsu Aegis; Syl Saller, CMO for Diageo; Tony Weisman, CEO of Digitas; David Droga, Creative Chairman and Founder of Droga5; Suzy Deering, CMO for eBay; Brian Lesser, CEO of GroupM North America; Yannick Bollore, Chairman and CEO of Havas; Colin Kinsella, CEO of Havas North America; Bill Koenigsberg, President & CEO of Horizon Media; Alison Lewis, CMO of Johnson and Johnson; Kristin Lemkau, CMO of JP Morgan Chase; Karen Timpone, Global Marketing Officer for Marriot; Catherine Balsam-Schwaber, CCO of Mattel, Harris Diamond, Chairman & CEO of McCann World Group; Francis Pessagno, President of Mediavest; David Lang, President & CCO of Mindshare; Monica Karo, CEO of OMD; Jen Saenz, CMO of Frito Lay for Pepsi; Steve King, CEO of Publicis; Lisa Donohue, CEO of Starcom; Marisa Thalberg, CMO of Taco Bell; Rock Gomez, CMO of Target; Keith Weed, Global CMO of Unilever; Gary Vaynerchuk, CEO and Co-Founder of Vayner Media; Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP; Mark Read, CEO of Wunderman; and Stephen Forcione, CEO of Y&R.