FIPP World Media Congress is BACK!

FIPP World Media Congress is BACK!

It’s the news you’ve all been waiting for – FIPP’s flagship event returns LIVE and IN PERSON this year, and we are delighted to announce that the 44th FIPP World Media Congress will take place in Lisbon-Cascais, Portugal from June 7th to 9th 2022Welcome Back to Reality!

Taking place in the historic Cascais citadel, in the heart of the town, the 2022 FIPP Congress promises to be a welcome return to real-life meetings, knowledge sharing, networking, activities and exploration… Find out more at:

65+ Speakers now confirmed

With the finishing touches still being put to the programme, we have already confirmed 65+ leading industry speakers from some of the best-known media companies across the world

  • Alan Centofante, CEO and Chief Strategist, Cover Rocket, US
  • Alastair Mackie, Head of Digital Development, Financial Times, UK
  • Aled John, Deputy Managing Director, FT Strategies, UK
  • Alysia Borsa, Chief Business Officer and President of Lifestyle Dotdash Meredith, US
  • Anant Nath, Executive Publisher and Editor, Delhi Press Group and The Caravan, India
  • Andrea Davies, Non-Executive Director, Scale-up Advisor, and Consultant, UK
  • Angie Byun, Principal, AB World, US
  • Arnaud De Puyfontaine, CEO, Vivendi, France
  • Bobby Bonett, EVP, Digital and Strategic Growth, Sandow Design Group, US
  • Brian Morrissey, Founder, The Rebooting, US
  • Carolyn Morgan, Owner, Speciall Media, Consultant, Non-executive Director and Scale-up Advisor, Speciall Media, UK
  • Catarina Carvalho, Co-founder, Mensagem, Portugal
  • Chloe Combi, Author, Speaker, Columnist, Consultant and Futurist, UK
  • Christian Siebert, General Manager, Funke One, Germany
  • Ciara Byrne, Director of New Business Innovation, Condé Nast, UK
  • Douglas McCabe, CEO, Enders Analysis, UK
  • Du Haitao, Chairman, Beijing Prominion Publishing, China
  • Elizabeth Deeming, SVP Group, Future, UK
  • Erica Holborn, CEO, Sandow Design Group, US
  • Francisco Balsemão, CEO, Grupo Impresa, Portugal
  • George Montagu, Subscriptions Strategy Lead, FT Strategies, UK
  • Guida Pinto, Digital Innovation Director, Público, Portugal
  • Ian Maxted, Director, MRC Print, UK
  • Inês Bravo, Experience Design and Digital Transformation Consultant, Innovation Media Consulting, Portugal
  • Jacqueline Loch, EVP Customer Innovation, SJM Content, Canada
  • James Hewes, President and CEO, FIPP, UK
  • James Mayes, Co-founder, Mind the Product, UK
  • Jamil Anderlini, Editor-in-Chief, Politico Europe, Belgium
  • Jeremy Leslie, Founder, Mags Culture, UK
  • Jess Hartley, Co-founder and CEO, Dynamic Thought, UK
  • Jim Elliott, President, James G. Elliott Co., Inc.  US
  • John Wilpers, Co-founder and Partner, Katahdin Media Management, US
  • Jonny Wright, President International, Hearst Magazines, US
  • Juan Señor, President, Innovation Media Consulting UK
  • Katie Vanneck-Smith, Co-founder, Tortoise Media, UK
  • Krifka Steffey, Director of Newsstand and Media Division Barnes & Noble, US
  • Laura Gordon, Global Business Development Director, Marketforce, UK
  • Li Honggu, Editor-in-Chief, Sanlian Life Media, China
  • Linda Weg, Director of Operations, CSQ Magazine, US
  • Lisa MacLeod, Principal Consultant, FT Strategies, UK
  • Lucy Küng, Strategic Advisor, Board Member, Author and Speaker, Switzerland
  • Manoj Sharma, CEO, Publishing, India Today Group, India
  • Martha Williams, CEO, World Newsmedia Network, US
  • Miguel Fontes, Executive Director, Startup Lisboa, Portugal
  • Minette Ferreira, GM: Lifestyle and News, Media24, South Africa
  • Miranda Holt, External Partners Lead, 5050 Project, UK
  • Nerisa Coetzee, GM: Lifestyle, Media24, South Africa
  • Nkiru Balonwu, Founder and Creative Director, The Africa Soft Power Project, and Media Entrepreneur, Nigeria
  • Peter Medwid, Co-founder and Partner, Katahdin Media Management, US
  • Ralph Büchi, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Axel Springer Germany
  • Reed Phillips, CEO, Oaklins DeSilva Phillips, and Author, QuickValue , US
  • Rich Askam, Speaker and Broadcaster, UK
  • Samir Husni, Founder and Director, Magazine Media Center, US
  • Srini Balasubramanian, MD, Ananda Vikatan, India
  • Tara Lajumoke, Managing Director, FT Strategies, UK
  • Tanya Isler, Director of Consumer Licensing, Netflix, US
  • Will Page, Author of Tarzan Economics, former Chief Economist of Spotify and PRS for Music, and Fellow at the London School of Economics, UK
  • Yu Min, Editor-in-Chief, Aerospace Knowledge Press, China
  • Yulia Boyle, SVP International Media, National Geographic, and FIPP Chair, US

Further Information

Current ticket pricing will remain until May 25th, after which a late surcharge will apply.

Congress is organised and hosted on behalf of FIPP by Di5rupt – if you have questions about your booking or for all other matters concerning the event, you can contact the team directly via the emails below:

  • General and delegate questions: Contact FIPP event executive Natalie Butcher at
  • Speaker questions: Contact Cobus Heyl, Di5rupt co-founder, at
  • Sponsor questions: Contact John Schlaefli, Di5rupt co-founder, at

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