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Davis & Gilbert to speak at Advertising Week Europe 2016

New York, NY, April 14, 2016 – Davis & Gilbert is once again a proud partner of this year's Advertising Week Europe taking place in London, UK. Davis & Gilbert's Chairman and Co-chair of the Advertising, Marketing and Promotions Practice Group, Ronald R. Urbach, will host two panel sessions.

"Going Global: Taking Your Agency Abroad" – April 18
In Mr. Urbach's first session, he will moderate a panel of industry leaders who will discuss how today’s agencies are expanding their reach across the world at increasing rates, and how these markets are changing. While regional differences occur within each market, overarching patterns and common trends also prevail. Featured panelists will discuss proven growth strategies, differences in regulatory environments, and various issues an agency may face when driving business on a global scale.

Panelists:
Charles Fallon, Partner, SI Partners
Johnny Hornby, Chairman & CEO, The & Partnership
MJ Olaore, Chief Operational Officer, Firefish
Ian Priest, Global CEO, Grace Blue
Django Weisz Blanchetta, Co-Founder & Managing Director, SuperHeroes

"Trust: Digital's New Currency" – April 21
In his second session, Mr. Urbach will host a panel that examines the importance placed on advertisers and agencies to build trust with consumers and clients so that they remain credible. In this session, Mr. Urbach will lead the dialogue on the most vexing issues involving advertisers, agencies, media and trust. Panelists will report on where the industry currently stands, where it is going, and share practical tips on how businesses should adapt to stay relevant and successful.

Panelists:
Adam Clyne, Head of Digital, EMEA, Weber Shandwick
Justin Cochrane, CEO, Clear Channel UK
Richard Eyre, Chairman, Internet Advertising Bureau UK
David Mansfield, Founder, The Drive Partnership
Matt McAllester, European Editor, Newsweek
Phil Stokes, Partner, Entertainment & Media Industry, PwC EMEA

If you are interested in attending either of these sessions, contact Liz Miner at lminer@dglaw.com // 646.673.8338. For more information, please visit the Advertising Week Europe website.

About Advertising Week Europe
Now in its fourth year, Advertising Week Europe is a hybrid of inspiring thought leadership, featuring the world’s best and brightest with engaging special events. A truly unique and exciting experience, Advertising Week Europe draws from brand, media, agency, creative and cultural communities and is focused on key topics, discussions and business drivers that shape and influence the global industry.

About Davis & Gilbert
Davis & Gilbert LLP is a strategically focused, full-service law firm of more than 110 lawyers. Founded over a century ago and located in a single office in New York City, the firm represents a wide array of clients – ranging from small, independent start-ups to some of the world’s largest public companies – throughout the United States and internationally. Davis & Gilbert is widely regarded as the #1 law firm for the marketing communications industry and has practices focusing on advertising & marketing, real estate, litigation, intellectual property, labor & employment, corporate and middle market M&A, financial services and private client services. Davis & Gilbert is ranked in publications and legal directories such as Chambers, Legal 500 and Best Law Firms. The firm has also been consistently recognized in The BTI Consulting Group's "Client Service A-Team" (2012-2016) and in The National Law Journal's Midsize Hot List (2012-2014).

For more information, please contact:
Dawn Gertz Longfield
Chief Marketing Officer
dlongfield@dglaw.com
212.468.4981