Indie Forum & Beach Party 2022

Bonjour Cannes… 

After a two year break, thenetworkone’s Indie Forum and Beach Party returned to the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity

If you’d like to read thenetworkone’s full review of Cannes 2022, just click here



About the event

The Indie Forum is notoriously unfiltered; it’s the place to be to find out what’s really going on in the independent sector from the people making it happen.


At this year’s event, we were delighted to have a sensational line up of speakers from some of the most successful, multi- award winning independent agencies, in the world today, including…


14.30:  Indie Agencies: The New Generation



Lanre Adisa

Founder/Chief Creative Officer, Noah’s Ark and The Committed Collective.  Nigeria


Lindsey Evans

Partner at Special & Board Director at Advertising Council Australia & Board Director at Waves of Wellness Foundation. Australia & New Zealand


Anna Pancyzyk

Chairwoman of the Brand New Galaxy Supervisory Board; Tech investor and co-Founder of Sustainable Fashion start-up. Poland, The Netherlands, USA & UAE


Jason Foo

CEO at BBD Perfect Storm, Non Executive Director at The Marketing Society, UK


Moderator: Julian Boulding.  President, thenetworkone. UK (international)


15.05: Guests of Honour from Ukraine



Nataliya Popovych

Entrepreneur, International Communications Expert,

Civic Activist & Founder of One Philosophy Group. Ukraine


Olga Lanovyk

Business Consultant, TABASCO & Former Managing Director, JWT Ukraine.  Ukraine


Moderator: Paul Squirrell, Director, thenetworkone. UK (international)


15.25: Indie Agencies: The Secrets of Success



Eva Santos Bouzas

CO Chief Creative Officer & Founder, Delirio & Twain. Spain


Adam Ferrier

Chief Thinker, Thinkerbell. Australia


Josh Rosenberg

Co-Founder & CEO, Day One Agency. USA


Lindsey Slaby

‘The CMO Whisperer’, Sunday Dinner


Moderator: Alex Reeves, EMEA Editor, Little Black Book


The beach party


Following the Indie Forum, we opened the bar and enjoyed some long overdue face-to-face networking with old friends whilst making some new ones from around the world.