Calling all marketing, creative, advertising & digital students

Your chance to shine in front of
industry execs and hiring managers.


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Graduating students of Advertising, Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, Business, Graphic Design and Digital programs.

You apply. We select the top applicants. You attend an exciting training session. The rest is up to you.

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Ad Lounge invites to a free evening of networking over dinner & drinks with leading industry executives.

You apply. We select the top applicants. You attend an exciting training session. The rest is up to you.

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What Students Have to Say

How The Program Works

Apply

Nov 3, 2016 – Jan 16, 2017

Show us what you’ve got – share with us who you are, your achievements, passions and your involvement beyond the classroom.

Select

Jan 26, 2017

The Next Gen Dinner Series Team will thoroughly review all applications. The Top 100 are selected and contacted to meet with us for an interview in February.

Interview

Feb 4 – Feb 19, 2017

The Top 100 candidates will be interviewed, the interview is a great opportunity to share your story and gain an understanding of how industry interviews are conducted.

Finalists

Feb 24, 2017

We select 72 lucky finalists to participate in the Next Gen Dinner Series training session, and dine with leaders in our industry.

Train

Feb 28, 2017

We’ve partnered with world-renowned trainer Leslie Elm from Combustion to transform how you think about networking and standing out from the crowd.

Dine

Mar 21, 2017

Our finalists will join us for the big event, an evening of networking over dinner & drinks with leading industry executives.

What's In It For You

Learn the art of preparing for and nailing an interview.

Receive constructive feedback on your resume and/or portfolio
(if applicable).

Receive world-class training from our partner, Combustion Creative.

Meet your potential boss or mentor over free dinner and drinks.

Sponsors

Looking for a fresh new approach to recruit young talent? We’d love to hear from you! To learn more about sponsorship opportunities and available table categories contact our sponsorship team.

Previous Sponsors

So are you looking to meet brand new talent in the marketing and advertising industry?