Sunday, 4 October 2015

Meet the maker event - October 2015

What: A “Meet the Makers” speed-dating session as part of the IAPI 10% Academy.

“Meet the Makers”?

An IAPI (Institute of Advertising Practitioners of Ireland) initiative that aims to increase engagement and collaboration between the advertising industry, both agencies and brands, with tech start-ups and ad-tech companies.

A short-list of fifteen of Ireland’s most innovative tech start-ups will be selected to take part in the tech “speed dating” session. This is a major opportunity for consumer facing start-ups seeking to work with major brands. Decision makers from Ireland’s top advertising agencies will be in attendance.


IAPI is calling on tech start-ups to apply for “Meet the Makers” by filling out a simple Q&A.

The deadline for applications is Thursday October 8th.

To apply email, to find out more on the application process visit

The “Meet the Makers” networking event will take place Wednesday October 28th from 6.30pm.


Led by the chair of the IAPI Digital Committee Patrick McConville and IAPI CEO Tania Banotti

About: The “Meet the Makers” speed dating networking session is part of the IAPI 10% Academy which aims to bring agencies and tech innovators together in a more meaningful, genuine way. The academy will see a programme of events and training masterclasses, over three consecutive weeks in October. The invitation only programme, is aimed at senior decision makers in Ireland’s advertising agencies.

Where: The Gibson Hotel