Some of you may have caught my recent piece in ADWEEK’s Jan 2nd issue, “7 Emerging Conferences Every Advertising Professional Should Know About.” This article stems from a larger dynamic I’ve observed around a new class of events — ones that are highly curated, invite-only, experiential and purpose-driven.

I lovingly refer to the emergence of these communities as “The Return of the Illuminati.”

In my piece, I talk about the ongoing importance of tent-pole events like CES, Cannes, SXSW and others as a permanent fixture on my agenda but this new set of events and communities has had an immense…

Neil Carty

Founder of advisory firm, TCG and The Uncommon™, an innovation community and incubator experimenting across art, film, tech, experience design and brand.

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