2019 Educational Initiative For Young Talent

5th October - 8th October

The value attendees get out of Creative LIAisons is significant. The fact that they're really able to identify with the people that are speaking speaks volumes for the opportunity that they get when they come here.

Matt Eastwood

Creative LIAisons is an annual program limited to 100 attendees from around the globe. LIAisons has become one of the most sought after programs in the industry.

As a way of giving back, London International Awards (LIA) provides air transportation and hotel accommodations to those that attend. The companies that send attendees do not incur any costs. LIA does not directly choose the attendees. Seats are allocated to companies and networks that support LIA through entries and media outlets that organize creative competitions around the world.

Creative LIAisons runs concurrently with LIA judging, providing exclusive access to all of LIA's jury members. This is the perfect opportunity for the attendees to mingle and have one-on-one discussions with the top creative talent in advertising, design, digital, production and technology.  LIA holds a party for jurors, speakers, media and the Creative LIAisons attendees. It is an informal event that allows the juniors to have unfettered access to the leaders of the industry.

The program consists of networking, seminars and the privilege to sit in on statue deliberations. Access to the judging room from the beginning of statue discussions through to the final metal decisions is an experience no other award show offers. Not only does it provide insight as to what is an award winning piece of work, but provides a guide as to what sets apart great creative. This has been described by many of the Creative LIAisons' alumni as priceless.

2018 Speaker Seminars

Wednesday 3rd October - Thursday 4th October

Andrew Carlson / Digitas
Susan Credle / FCB
Matt Eastwood / JWT
Pum Lefebure / Design Army
Matt MacDonald / BBDO

Malcolm Poynton / Cheil
Maddie Raedts / IMA
Mark Tutssel / Leo Burnett
Ricado Wolff / INNOCEAN
Speaker Panel
The Audio Boom

Three audio legends lead an interactive workshop demonstrating the power and potential of audio branding.

Tom Eymundson / Pirate
Jill Kershaw / Sound and Fury
Ralph van Dijk / Eardrum


2018 Statue Discussions

Friday 5th October

Attendees will observe statue
discussions held by the following juries:
Print | Poster | Billboard | Ambient | Verbal Identity


Celebrating and investing
in creativity