Marketing toasts industry stars at 30 Under 30 party

It was every recruiters dream: a room filled with today’s young rising stars from media, advertising, marketing and PR. The group was on hand for a cocktail reception at Toronto’s CityLine Studio Wednesday night to celebrate Marketing‘s first ever 30 Under 30 list of the industry’s brightest talent. Though Marketing teased a selection of names […]

It was every recruiters dream: a room filled with today’s young rising stars from media, advertising, marketing and PR.

The group was on hand for a cocktail reception at Toronto’s CityLine Studio Wednesday night to celebrate Marketing‘s first ever 30 Under 30 list of the industry’s brightest talent.

Though Marketing teased a selection of names in the days leading up the event, editor-in-chief Tom Gierasimczuk, revealed the full 30 Under 30 list, and announced that Yael Cohen, the Vancouver-based CEO of F*** Cancer, made the cover.

The response to the event was overwhelming and tickets sold out quickly.  In case you missed it, here’s a look at last night’s party:

Yael Cohen, CEO of F**k Cancer and Marketing's 30 Under 30 cover girl

John St.'s Kyle Lamb

Melissa Smich from Tribal DDB

Dave Hale, Soshal Group

Jennifer Kaiser, Media Profile

Taxi's Trevor Byrne

Tyler Turnbull from Proximity Canada

Profiles of each member of the 30 Under 30 are available online. For expanded profiles and extra content, pick up the Sept 10. issue of Marketing.

Photography by Pam Lau.

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