BE VIACOM Talking Shop first opened its doors in October, showcasing the best of our brands in a pop-up shop for two days only, partnered with a series of talks touching on our areas of expertise and how they fit in today’s media world.

Our next event “THE NEXT NORMAL Talking Shop” is a definitive guide to the evolution of the Millennial consumer in 2013 and beyond.

The event is taking place on Wednesday 20th February at 9:30-11am in the Century Club, London.  If you’d like to attend please email talkingshop@beviacom.com to confirm your spot.

THE NEXT NORMAL will present part of Viacom International Media Networks latest global research study; a collaboration across all three core brands – MTV, Nickelodeon and Comedy Central – that involved speaking with over 15,000 kids and youths in 24 global markets to provide an unprecedented look at Millennials worldwide.

The study will be presented by Christian Kurz (Vice President of Research, Insights and International Media Networks, @KurzCh) and be supported by a panel of industry specialists including William Highman and Kerry Taylor.

Christian holds more than 10 years of research experience in the media industry and spearheads the International Research projects across the whole of Viacom International Media Networks.

William Highman is a consumer strategist, futurist, author and CEO of Next Big Thing.  He writes and presents on trends, creates consumer strategy reports and facilitates strategic marketing and innovation workshops.

Senior Vice President and Director of Television for Viacom International Media Networks, Kerry has overseen MTV achieving unprecedented rating growth in the UK alone over the past few years via original productions such as Geordie Shore.

More at http://beviacom.com/our-expertise/talking-shop/