Rise&Shine 2020: Our Annual Event for the Advertising and Creative Services Industries Goes Virtual

On December 10, 2020, Coblentz is hosting Rise&Shine, our 11th annual Rise&Shine bringing together the advertising, marketing services, design, and creative communities. This year’s virtual program features the Worldwide CCO of Grey Group to explain and celebrate the primary importance of the creative idea for effective advertising, and an investment advisory firm founder and experienced M&A veteran on the impact the pandemic will have on the economy in general and marketing services in particular.

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Thursday, December 10, 2020
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM PT
Virtual program – Register here


Creativity is the Business Model
John Patroulis
Worldwide Chief Creative Officer, Grey Group
John Patroulis has a unique perspective on American and worldwide advertising, and insight into what the future holds. Before joining Grey Group in 2017, John was the Chief Creative Officer and then Creative Chairman of BBH New York and a Co-Founder / Executive Creative Director of 215 / McCann in San Francisco. With 83 Grey Group offices around the world serving global clients such as Volvo, Gillette, and P&G, John has overseen the creation of groundbreaking work, such as P&G’s Poignant Pride film imagining a world for LGBTQ+ people “without hesitation.”

Thirty thoughts on COVID-19
Andrew Hall 
Principal, Lumsden Partners

Andrew Hall has been at the center of some of the most significant ad agency M&A transactions in recent decades, including WPP’s acquisition of Young & Rubicam and as an adviser to numerous agencies pursuing M&A opportunities. Andrew is the Founder and Principal of Lumsden Partners, an investment and advisory firm focused on the marketing services, media, and related technology industries. With his experience, Andrew has been one of the most popular, thought-provoking Rise&Shine guests over the years. With a unique perspective on this historic time, Andrew will offer his insight into the impacts on the marketing industry.


Coblentz has enjoyed a close relationship with the advertising and creative services community for many years through our robust advertising practice, which advises clients on all aspects of working in the creative services space. Elevenyears ago, the firm first presented a morning event where industry leaders and visionaries could share their insights and experiences. Rise&Shine has been going strong ever since, and welcomes senior advertising executives and creatives from the U.S. and abroad at the annual event.