Creative leaders retreat

Bridging the Client-Agency Divide to Create Better Work
Scottsdale, AZ | February 8 - 9, 2018

The Creative Leaders Retreat is designed to push the boundaries beyond the idea of a traditional conference. Over two days you’ll have unrivaled access to some of the most influential leaders in the advertising industry. Featuring small-group sessions, you'll come away with ideas you can implement, whether you’re a rising creative or a seasoned veteran.

As part of the retreat, you’ll also spend time with mentors and participants outside of the sessions while enjoying the warm desert climate.

This year we are also adding sessions focusing on how to better manage in-house creative teams.

No hashtags. No podiums. Tough questions can be asked and honest answers will be given.

See who's coming this year:

John Butler CCO, Partner, BSSP
Glenn Cole Founder & CCO, 72andSunny
Erica Green Global Creative Director, Mattel
Teresa Herd Vice President, Global Creative Director, Intel
Nellie Kim ECD/ Partner, lg2
Nick Law Vice Chairman, Global Chief Creative Officer, R/GA
John Matejczyk Co-founder / CCO, MUH-TAY-ZIK | HOF-FER
Philippe Meunier Chief Creative Officer, Co-Founder, Sid Lee
Nancy Vonk Founder, Swim
Lewis Williams Chief Creative Officer, Burrell Communications
Bob Winter ECD, VSA


Here's what a few of our past participants had to say:

"Seriously, the best work event I have attended. I thought it was fantastic."

"Each of the mentors delivered compelling, thought-provoking and utterly engaging talks that were of the highest calibre."

"It was incredibly inspiring and unique in its non-competitive, discussion-like atmosphere."


Read about some of our past attendees' experiences at the Creative Leaders Retreat:

"You Are Not Alone"
by Jennie Moore, 2017 Retreat attendee from Wongdoody.

"The Creative Conference That Changed Me"
by Nicole DuMouchel Davis, 2015 Retreat attendee from GSD&M.


The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch
7700 E McCormick Pkwy,
Scottsdale, AZ 85258

Special Group Rate: $252 per night
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Register now!

Registration price includes sessions and meals.

Creative Leaders Retreat Contact Info

Please email Lucy Travez if you have any questions.