ON MAY 23, 2012 the sun will set on cities all over the globe, as hundreds of the world's most renowned creative directors meet with thousands of aspiring copywriters, art directors and designers. The mission is simple yet grand: to celebrate the next generation of creative talent, to guide them as they begin their fascinating careers in the advertising industry, and to raise their city's creative flag and be counted on the world stage.
 
  • Athens hosted by Bold Ogilvy  SOLD OUT
  • Austin hosted by LatinWorks
  • Beijing hosted by Ogilvy  SOLD OUT
  • Budapest hosted by Kirowski & Umbrella
  • Chicago hosted by Energy BBDO
  • Dallas presented by Temerlin Advertising Institute - SMU & Marcus Graham Project hosted by TM Advertising
  • Dublin hosted by Ogilvy

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    Past Portfolio Night Vids

01: news

La Ville-Lumière is brighter than ever!

June 27th, 2012 at 08:06 am
The city of Paris is no stranger to great advertising — ask BETC Euro RSCG to show you their shiny new Cannes Grand Prix — or to the global event known as Portfolio Night....

02: creative bites

Creative Bites: Sam Cerullo

May 23rd, 2012 at 01:05 pm
SAM CERULLO GROUP CREATIVE DIRECTOR LEO BURNETT TORONTO TORONTO PARTICIPANT __________________________ If you’ve been to Portfolio Night before, how would you describe...
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    Creative Bites: John Carstens
    JOHN CARSTENS EXECUTIVE CREATIVE DIRECTOR SAPIENTNITRO CHICAGO PARTICIPANT __________________________ What single...
    at May 23rd, 2012 at 01:05 pm
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    Creative Bites: Louis Cheung
    LOUIS CHEUNG GROUP CREATIVE DIRECTOR SGM WORKS OF MCCANN ERICKSON SHANGHAI PARTICIPANT __________________________ What...
    at May 23rd, 2012 at 09:05 am
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    Creative Bites: Lee Remias
    LEE REMIAS CREATIVE DIRECTOR MCGARRYBOWEN CHICAGO PARTICIPANT __________________________ What single piece of...
    at May 23rd, 2012 at 01:05 am

03: ready to shine

Ready to Shine: Lia Kim

May 23rd, 2012 at 01:05 pm
LIA KIM COPYWRITER SHANGHAI PARTICIPANT __________________________ What are you hoping to experience at Portfolio Night 10? “Meeting new people who have different background...
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    Ready to Shine: Dan Weber
    DAN WEBER COPYWRITER coroflot.com/danielpweber NEW YORK PARTICIPANT __________________________ Why is there so...
    at May 23rd, 2012 at 01:05 pm
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    Ready to Shine: Alaina Woodhull
    ALAINA WOODHULL COPYWRITER cargocollective.com/alainawoodhull AUSTIN PARTICIPANT __________________________ How...
    at May 23rd, 2012 at 01:05 pm
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    Ready to Shine: Andrew Spielberg
    ANDREW SPIELBERG COPYWRITER theotherspielberg.com LOS ANGELES PARTICIPANT __________________________ What are...
    at May 23rd, 2012 at 01:05 pm

04: behind the scenes

Tickets Flying Out The Door

April 27th, 2012 at 06:04 am
Oh my – just 3 weeks and 4 days to go –all I can say is that our city hosts have been working amazingly hard to make sure May 23rd goes off with a bang. The caliber of...
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    Busy, Busy, Busy
    Things are super busy behind the scenes at Portfolio Night. Along with Shanghai and Beijing signing up, we now...
    at March 15th, 2012 at 09:03 am
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    Latest News from the PN Team
    Portfolio Night welcomes back two of our favorite Portfolio Night Cities. Dublin, hosted by Ogilvy, and Toronto...
    at February 8th, 2012 at 01:02 pm
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    Happy New Year from the PN Team!
    So here at Portfolio Night Base camp, we’ve been working tirelessly whilst the rest of the world has been welcoming...
    at January 3rd, 2012 at 09:01 am

Recent Articles

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    La Ville-Lumière is brighter than ever!
    The city of Paris is no stranger to great advertising — ask BETC Euro RSCG to show you their shiny new Cannes Grand Prix — or to the global event known as Portfolio Night. But it took the efforts of L’Association de Agence Conseil en Communication to take this event...
    at June 27th, 2012 at 08:06 am
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    Matt Garcia: the best book in LA
    It’s been a few weeks since Portfolio Night 10 made its way around the world, and the success stories from the attendees in various cities are starting to trickle in. We’ve heard a number of tales of people who have landed internships through PN10, and even a...
    at June 20th, 2012 at 02:06 pm
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    Which P10 promo videos were the best? VOTE NOW!
    As the euphoria from the awesomeness that was Portfolio Night 10 is still coursing through our veins, PN10 event videos and photos are still streaming in from all corners of the globe. You can see which ones we have (and perhaps catch yourself in them) by visiting the PN10...
    at June 6th, 2012 at 11:06 am
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    Creative Bites: Sam Cerullo
    SAM CERULLO GROUP CREATIVE DIRECTOR LEO BURNETT TORONTO TORONTO PARTICIPANT __________________________ If you’ve been to Portfolio Night before, how would you describe it to a fellow CD who has never been? “It’s a night where we give back and guide new blood in...
    at May 23rd, 2012 at 01:05 pm
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    Creative Bites: John Carstens
    JOHN CARSTENS EXECUTIVE CREATIVE DIRECTOR SAPIENTNITRO CHICAGO PARTICIPANT __________________________ What single piece of advice would you give a young creative before he or she sits down with you at PN10? “Don’t just show me ads. Don’t just talk about campaigns....
    at May 23rd, 2012 at 01:05 pm
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    Ready to Shine: Lia Kim
    LIA KIM COPYWRITER SHANGHAI PARTICIPANT __________________________ What are you hoping to experience at Portfolio Night 10? “Meeting new people who have different background always makes me excited. Being a professional copywriter is difficult, but I believe that...
    at May 23rd, 2012 at 01:05 pm
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    Ready to Shine: Dan Weber
    DAN WEBER COPYWRITER coroflot.com/danielpweber NEW YORK PARTICIPANT __________________________ Why is there so much bad advertising out there? “Because convincing people to trade their hard-earned dollars for your client’s product and no one else’s is...
    at May 23rd, 2012 at 01:05 pm
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    Ready to Shine: Alaina Woodhull
    ALAINA WOODHULL COPYWRITER cargocollective.com/alainawoodhull AUSTIN PARTICIPANT __________________________ How would you explain your future job to family or friends who don’t know anything about the advertising industry? “It’s not like the movies and I’ll...
    at May 23rd, 2012 at 01:05 pm
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    Ready to Shine: Andrew Spielberg
    ANDREW SPIELBERG COPYWRITER theotherspielberg.com LOS ANGELES PARTICIPANT __________________________ What are your favorite non-advertising related creative outlets? “White. Jewish. Rapper.” You’ve been made Chief Creative Officer for a day. What new rule would...
    at May 23rd, 2012 at 01:05 pm
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    Creative Bites: Louis Cheung
    LOUIS CHEUNG GROUP CREATIVE DIRECTOR SGM WORKS OF MCCANN ERICKSON SHANGHAI PARTICIPANT __________________________ What are you hoping to experience at Portfolio Night? “To know more young potential creative talents from different places of the world.” What single...
    at May 23rd, 2012 at 09:05 am
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    Where in the world is the Portfolio Night Global Team?
    After nearly a year of hard work, Portfolio Night 10 is mere minutes away from officially starting its trek across the globe, Thousands of young creatives and hundreds of esteemed CDs are about to meet in eighteen cities in Asia, Europe, North and South America. But where...
    at May 23rd, 2012 at 03:05 am
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    Creative Bites: Lee Remias
    LEE REMIAS CREATIVE DIRECTOR MCGARRYBOWEN CHICAGO PARTICIPANT __________________________ What single piece of advice would you give a young creative before he or she sits down with you at PN10? “Well first, make sure you don’t have anything stuck between your teeth....
    at May 23rd, 2012 at 01:05 am
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    Creative Bites: Eduardo Marques
    EDUARDO MARQUES INTEGRATED CREATIVE DIRECTOR OGILVY BRASIL SAO PAOLO PARTICIPANT __________________________ What are you hoping to experience at Portfolio Night? “Meet friends and great professionals, find talent, teach something” Youu’ve been to Portfolio Night...
    at May 23rd, 2012 at 01:05 am
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    Creative Bites: Marcelo Maia
    MARCELO MAIA ART DIRECTOR NOVA/SB SAO PAOLOPARTICIPANT __________________________ Do you prefer to look at work in a digital format, such as on a laptop, a tablet or an iPad, or do you prefer a physical portfolio? “Well, I bet we all want to see is good ideas, no...
    at May 23rd, 2012 at 01:05 am
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    Creative Bites: Priti Nair
    PRITI NAIR DIRECTOR CURRY NATION MUMBAI PARTICIPANT __________________________ What single piece of advice would you give a young creative before he or she sits down with you at PN10? “Please go through your portfolio over and over again and only pick the pieces...
    at May 23rd, 2012 at 01:05 am
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    Creative Bites: Vassilis Alexiou
    VASSILIS ALEXIOU CREATIVE DIRECTOR MRM WORLDWIDE ATHENS ATHENS PARTICIPANT __________________________ What single piece of advice would you give a young creative before he or she sits down with you at PN10? “Be interactive. This is my advice. Interactive presentation...
    at May 23rd, 2012 at 01:05 am