Bridget Taylor

June 29, 8:00am - 9:30am NZST. Hosted at Studio One Toi Tū

part of a series on Craft

About the speaker

This month’s speaker, creative powerhouse Bridget Taylor, is using her CRAFT to lead the way in the call to make the advertising industry in our country more diverse.

Co-owner and Executive Creative Director of Contagion, a full-service creative and marketing agency based in central Auckland, Bridget has been awarded at all the major shows globally - Cannes Gold, D&AD, One Show, Clio, Award, ADFEST best in Show and ADFEST Grand Lotus. She is also the only Māori female Executive Creative Director in the New Zealand advertising industry, and one of only three women in this position.

Bridget has enjoyed a stellar international career, as Deputy Creative Director of DDB Group between 2004 – 2009 then as Creative Director at BBDO Proximity Singapore, before returning to New Zealand. When home, she was one of the twenty New Zealand women selected to complete the 2011 global leadership course, Global Women.

When Bridget’s not creating marketing, she likes talking about it. She has just completed the fourth series of the hit ABC show The Gruen Transfer, where she demystifies advertising, or at least tries to….

We are also welcoming in DRY JULY with a co-pro with Seedlip. This beautifully crafted drink is the world’s first non-alcoholic spirit, so get ready for morning cocktails that won’t stop you from going to work. Crafty.

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