July 6 – Eindhoven, The Netherlands

The most innovative marketing festival in the Netherlands

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Experience what’s next

Through a mix of the next top speakers, the latest technology, design, food, and music, young marketing professionals at NextM will experience how the next innovations are going to shape the future of tech, media, social and entertainment. NextM sets the stage to amplify innovative thinking, identify opportunities and continue the conversation as it relates to brand and business. We guarantee an awesome and inspiring day with 2 stages of great content and an innovative tech garden with drones, robots, and VR and AR experiences.

NextM will take place from 10.00 till 20.00 o’clock with the following schedule:

10.00: Walk-in
11.00: Grand Opening & Start Program
18.00: Food & Drinks

We’re proud to present a wide array of experts and thought leaders from all over the world:

Sebastien Lintz

Sebastien Lintz

Sorted Management

Sebastien is Digital Director at Sorted Management, where he devotes his full energy to technologies that drive his artists to reach their full potential.
Jip Samhoud

Jip Samhoud

&samhoud media

Jip is the founder of &samhoud media and founder of the first Virtual Reality Cinema in Amsterdam. Jip is very much excited about all the opportunities there are in the online media industry and motivated to innovate the way how we consume media.
Jacco ter Schegget

Jacco ter Schegget

OgilvyOne China

Jacco is President of OgilvyOne China and believes that creativity is the most powerful force in business and, in this rapid changing world, good ideas that can touch people are more important than ever.
Chris Dancy

Chris Dancy

The Most Connected
Man in the World

Chris is touted as “the Most Connected Man on Earth,” and the world is watching those connections carefully. This quantification enables him to see the connections of otherwise invisible data, resulting in dramatic upgrades to his health, productivity, and quality of life.
Marc-Olivier Meunier

Marc-Olivier Meunier

Smartly.io

Marc is West South Europe Market Lead at Smartly.io and has a technical background mixed with an acute understanding of the business matter and Facebook advertisement. He will give us a look at the latest innovations in creative automation and the future of Facebook advertising.
Omar Kbiri

Omar Kbiri

Maak

Omar is the founder of Maak, a management agency for talent and stories. He likes to be at the center of things, is a creative and an expert in the field of new media, pop culture PR and communication.
Jonatan de Boer

Jonatan de Boer

OnLane

Experienced entrepreneurial media professional, shaping the future of online video. – Managing Director at OnLane, a Social Studio, reaching millions of viewers every day through influencers and content on YouTube, Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook and Musical.ly.
Jeroen Baardemans

Jeroen Baardemans

ING

Jeroen Baardemans is Expertise Lead Social Media at ING Netherlands. His team is responsible for the social strategy, online dialogue, campaigns and brand and reputation of ING on social media.
Olav Lijnbach

Olav Lijnbach

Facebook

Olav is Measurement Lead Benelux at Facebook where his mission is to help every company understand true business value in this mobile, data-driven and fast pacing world.
Mike Zhu

Mike Zhu

OgilvyOne China

Mike Zhu leads the ecommerce and analytics functions within Ogilvy Shanghai office. In both of his roles, Mike focuses on integrating data & eCommerce into broader Ogilvy offerings, to help clients to build brand in the modern digital age.
Thomas Koole

Thomas Koole

D66

Thomas is an online marketer with a strong affection for social advertising. Combining his personal interests and professional skills he took the shift to the political field and built the online strategy for the biggest progressive party in Dutch politics: D66.
Charl Delemarre

Charl Delemarre

Singer songwriter

Charl Delemarre (1990) is a Dutch singer songwriter who won the Grand Prize of Rotterdam and the Grand Prize of the Netherlands with his band in 2014. They were acknowledged for their passionate and personal songs.
Harry Veldhuis

Harry Veldhuis

World Food Center

Harry started his career as a police officer in the city of Utrecht after which he moved on to Hilversum to work for the municipality in the area of development and construction. From September 2015 he started development on what he calls “the most beautiful and important project in the world”.
Liam Tjoa en Tim van der Wiel

Liam Tjoa en Tim van der Wiel

GoSpooky

Liam Tjoa and Tim van der Wiel are the founders of GoSpooky, a mobile marketing agency born on Snapchat. With a mention in Forbes 30 under 30’s Media list and as winners of the SAN New Kids on the Block Accent, GoSpooky helps brands achieve results on Snapchat, Instagram (Stories) and Facebook (Live).
Maarten Baas

Maarten Baas

Designer

Baas is considered to be one of the most influential Dutch designers of the beginning of the 21st century. He is often described as an “author designer,” of which his works lie on the boundaries between art and design. His work is known as rebellious, playful, intellectual, theatrical and artistic.
Tech Garden

Tech Garden

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During NextM we would like you to experience the latest technologies and have some state of the art fun. Talk to a virtual personal assistant, learn to pick up your order with a drone, emerge as a robot through an exoskeleton, interact with holograms via mixed reality, program yourself out of an escape room, play games in VR, water plants with the FarmBot, produce your first VR movie and remember this innovative day by taking a giphy picture. So at the end of the day you can really predict what’s next.

Sebastien Lintz

Sorted Management

Sebastien’s success in the music industry began as a producer in 2008 when he released his own creations under respected labels Revealed Recordings and Spinnin’ Records. Sebastien’s perseverance propelled him to label manager of Revealed Recordings. Beyond Revealed, Sebastien leads digital strategy at Sorted Management - home to Hardwell - where he insures his artists are always on top of their digital game. His innovations include streaming the world’s first dance event in 360 degrees, developing the first Facebook Messenger bot for a musician, and leveraging blockchain technology for transactions. Having won a Golden Lovie award in the Experimental & Innovative category in 2016 for Hardwell’s Facebook chatbot, he devotes his full energy to technologies that drive his artists to reach their full potential.

Jip Samhoud

&samhoud media

Jip Samhoud is the founder of &samhoud media and founder of the first Virtual Reality Cinema in Amsterdam. Jip is very much excited about all the opportunities there are in the online media industry and motivated to innovate the way how we consume media. &samhoud media produces online media. They create formats, make partnerships and innovate media to inspire and connect people with breakthrough media content. All their work is based around the &samhoud higher goal of building a brighter future together.

Jacco ter Schegget

OgilvyOne China

For the last eighteen years Jacco has been working for organisations that combine communication, design and technology, to create innovative products, services and campaigns. During this period, he has reorganised and developed teams of talented, creative and demanding people. Jacco truly enjoys working in expert organisations and believes that a good agency should combine profit with a highly creative output. He believes that creativity is the most powerful force in business and, in this rapid changing world, good ideas that can touch people are more important than ever.

Chris Dancy

The Most Connected
Man in the World

Featured in Wired, Mashable, TechCrunch, the Wall Street Journal, and Businessweek. Interviewed by NPR, the BBC, and Fox News. Purveyor of TED talks. Subject of TED talks. And now headlined by Showtime’s Dark Net. Chris Dancy is touted as “the Most Connected Man on Earth,” and the world is watching those connections carefully. For 25 years, Dancy has served in leadership within the technology and healthcare industries, specializing in the intersection of the two. Chris entered the public dialog concerning digital health as the media started to focus on wearable technology. He earned his moniker by utilizing up to 700 sensors, devices, applications, and services to track, analyze, and optimize his life--from his calorie intake to his spiritual well-being. This quantification enables him to see the connections of otherwise invisible data, resulting in dramatic upgrades to his health, productivity, and quality of life.

Marc-Olivier Meunier

Smartly.io

Marc has a technical background mixed with an acute understanding of the business matter and Facebook advertisement: the perfect mix to work at Smartly.io. At Smartly we have always believed in automation. Let the machines do what they are really good at and let the humans focus on what they are good at. Marc is comfortable hacking data feeds and turning them into adverts. Marc is working with some of the biggest Facebook advertisers on the planet and has gathered a wealth of experience around the topic. Marc will be speaking about the latest developments in Facebook advertisement and the road ahead. Let us take a look at the latest innovations in creative automation and the future.

Omar Kbiri

Maak

Omar likes to be at the center of things, is a creative and an expert in the field of new media, pop culture PR and communication. he’s the founder of Maak, a management agency for talent and stories. Omar yearly organises VEED, a festival for well-known YouTubers and their fans. A common thread in his life is storytelling and reaching young people.

Jonatan de Boer

OnLane

Experienced entrepreneurial media professional, shaping the future of online video. – Managing Director at OnLane, a Social Studio, reaching millions of viewers every day through influencers and content on YouTube, Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook and Musical.ly. OnLane works with influencers such as Pinkers, Marije Zuurveld, Jeroen van Holland and Fred van Leer. Jonatan is founder of three startups, Advisory Board Member of VidCon Europe and sold Mediakraft Netherlands in 2016 to MediaLane Holding. Jonatan will be talking about GenZ: what is this young generation doing online and how do you reach them as an advertiser?

Jeroen Baardemans

ING

Jeroen Baardemans is Expertise Lead Social Media at ING Netherlands. His team is responsible for the social strategy, online dialogue, campaigns and brand and reputation of ING on social media. Previously, Jeroen (36) had various roles in communication and as a result he has a broad experience in PR, mediarelations, reputation management, internal, external, strategic and corporate communications. Next to his job, Jeroen loves to be on stage as a host, moderator or presenter at small or big events. Jeroen is married with Jonne and together with their 4-year old twins (Casper and Ties) they live in Breda, where he is gradually building up a modest Scotch whiskey collection.

Olav Lijnbach

Facebook

Olav is Measurement Lead Benelux at Facebook where his mission is to help every company understand true business value in this mobile, data-driven and fast pacing world. They do so by offering technical solutions, sharing experiences and challenging their partners. In line with this, is to help companies put consumers at the hearts of their marketing in the mobile era. They are at the edge of another transformation, where creating a seamless personal consumer experience including rich service and integrated communication, including 1 on 1, is key. His whole life has evolved around using and utilizing technologies and data; growing up in an IT entrepreneurial family where he learned to program at the age of 6, after studying psychology and economy his love for Marketing grew when he started working at a small start-up. After the start-up was acquired by GfK he started a new department where he worked closely with Google on new kinds of data collection and integration. Now continuing his mission to help companies at Facebook.

Mike Zhu

OgilvyOne China

Mike Zhu leads the ecommerce and analytics functions within Ogilvy Shanghai office. In both of his roles, Mike focuses on integrating data & eCommerce into broader Ogilvy offerings, to help clients to build brand in the modern digital age. Mike provides expertise across multiple accounts. Mike’s expertise are in ecommerce and Analytics. In addition, he has in-depth knowledge of search, online video, online user experience and consumer insights. Mike is inspired to integrate science into art of marketing and aims to perfect the brand story with data. He has experience in a ranges of industries – automobile, consumer packing goods, skincare, sporting goods.

Thomas Koole

D66

Thomas is an online marketer with a strong affection for social advertising. Always feels most comfortable working for brands he can personally relate to. Starting as an intern at MTV Networks and developed into the social field at the headquarters of Hyves. When social advertising started to gain grounds in online budgets he moved to the agency-side to help set up the social campaigns for all Unilever brands. Always seeking to combine personal interests and professional skills he took the shift to the political field and built the online strategy for the biggest progressive party in Dutch politics: D66. With the idea of converting audiences into voters by combining impact with relevancy he introduced innovative, digital techniques in political campaigning. Which turned out be an important factor in the big win of D66 in the national elections.

Maarten Baas

Designer

From 1979, Baas grew up in Burgh-Haamstede and Hemmen located in the southwest and central region of the Netherlands. After graduating from high school, he began studying at the Design Academy Eindhoven in 1996. Baas is considered to be one of the most influential Dutch designers of the beginning of the 21st century. He is often described as an “author designer,” of which his works lie on the boundaries between art and design. His work is known as rebellious, playful, intellectual, theatrical and artistic. He has gained an autonomous position in the design field, and his work varies from conceptual designs, limited editions, production design, installations, public space, architecture, interior design, theater design and performances.
His works are in major museum collections, such as the MoMa, Victoria & Albert Museum, Les Arts Decoratifs, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Die Neue Sammlung, Stedelijk Museum and Rijksmuseum. And in private collections of Brad Pitt, Kanye West, Ian Schrager and Adam Lindemann. He worked for exclusive brands, such as Louis Vuitton, Swarovski, Dior, Gramercy Park Hotel, Dom Ruinart and Berluti.
From 2005, Baas has collaborated with Bas den Herder as his production partner. Most of his designs are handmade in the “DHPH” studio in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands.

Charl Delemarre

Singer songwriter

Charl Delemarre (1990) is a Dutch singer songwriter who won the Grand Prize of Rotterdam and the Grand Prize of the Netherlands with his band in 2014. They were acknowledged for their passionate and personal songs. In 2015 he published his first EP: ‘De Bekentenis’. With his single ‘Zonder jou’ he performed in Dutch tv-programma DWDD, after which he became a well-known returning guest. During the Popronde of 2015 he played more than 30 successful shows, which led to a performance on the most reknown music festival of the Netherlands: Eurosonic Noorderslag. In 2016 he toured with The Dijk to play in their preprogram. In 2017 he was elected artist of the year by NPO2 as ‘Nieuw Geluid’.

Harry Veldhuis

World Food Center

Harry started his career as a police officer in the city of Utrecht after which he moved on to Hilversum to work for the municipality in the area of development and construction. From September 2015 he started development on what he calls “the most beautiful and important project in the world”. The World Food Center. He explains: As a farmer’s son it’s beautiful to be working in a sector that matters both now and in the future. The Netherlands is at the forefront of the global food economy. We are in control of how we consume, distribute and develop food. Our connection with Wageningen University is a great example of this.

Liam Tjoa en Tim van der Wiel

GoSpooky

Liam Tjoa and Tim van der Wiel are the founders of GoSpooky, a mobile marketing agency born on Snapchat. With a mention in Forbes 30 under 30’s Media list and as winners of the SAN New Kids on the Block Accent, GoSpooky helps brands achieve results on Snapchat, Instagram (Stories) and Facebook (Live).

Tech Garden

-

During NextM we would like you to experience the latest technologies and have some state of the art fun. Talk to a virtual personal assistant, learn to pick up your order with a drone, emerge as a robot through an exoskeleton, interact with holograms via mixed reality, program yourself out of an escape room, play games in VR, water plants with the FarmBot, produce your first VR movie and remember this innovative day by taking a giphy picture. So at the end of the day you can really predict what’s next.
June 22, 2017 in News

More speakers announced

With the following new speakers our line-up is almost complete:

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June 22, 2017 in News

Location and Schedule update

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June 12, 2017 in News

New speakers announced

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Welcome to Eindhoven

NextM will take place in Eindhoven: a city bursting with creativity, innovation, technology, design and knowledge. In the heart of Eindhoven lies the Kazerne: a creative hub in the former military barracks and industrial warehouse where the worlds of art, design and technique literally come together with good food and drinks.

Kazerne
Paradijslaan 2-8
5611 KN Eindhoven

Parking within walking distance:
Q-park Stadhuisplein

Public Transport:
± 10 minutes walk from Eindhoven Central Station

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