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Events

Our events are global. Hear from the best. Network with peers. Meet with partners.

Upcoming event:

  • Coming on 19 and October 2022, we will host our Media Makers Meet, an exclusive, invitation-only event for those who make B2B and specialist media. Taking place in Berlin, Germany, participants will come from around Europe, the US and some other markets.

Most recent events:

  • Di5rupt organised and hosted the FIPP World Media Congress on license from FIPP – connecting global media, an industry body for international media. It took place from 7-9 June in Cascais, Portugal.
  • It organised and hosted a First-Party Data Strategies seminar, in conjunction with World News Media Network.
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Training

Join us for a 2-day study tour where we will visit Hamburg and Berlin’s digital and data transformation media leaders. The tour is on 17 and 18 October, ahead of our Media Makers Meet event in Berlin. For more on the tour and to register, click here.

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Our commercial services are designed to support and optimise your money-making capabilities. From direct sales to strategic partnership management across the world.

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Marketing

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Media Makers Meet / Berlin 2022.

Coming this October, we bring you the must-attend pan-European event specifically for the specialist and B2B media sector, taking place in Berlin, Germany.

Specialist and B2B media serve a very particular and passionate audience across a broad range of markets. Yet, the sector and its needs are rarely given focus away from other media events.

UNTIL NOW.

Media Makers Meet (mediamakersmeet.com) (Mx3 Berlin) is an exclusive, invitation-only event bringing together senior industry professionals from across Europe and beyond, to discover the products, services and collaborations that will drive growth and longevity within their businesses.

Learn. Share. Discuss. Meet. Partner.

Media Makers Meet will be organised and hosted by Di5rupt, in association with MVFP, the German Free Press Media Association.

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About / Us.

Co-founded by Cobus Heyl and John Schlaefli, Di5rupt (“disrupt”) is a startup but its portfolio includes brands stretching back almost a century.

In June 2022, we organised, hosted and sold out the 44th FIPP World Media Congress on license for the first time. Also in June, we launched our first proprietary product in conjunction with World News Media Network – a seminar on First-Party Data Strategies. Our second wholly-owned is Media Makers Meet (Mx3 Berlin), which focuses on innovation in B2B as special interest media verticals.

We further provide content, commercial and marketing services to 3rd parties such as for the FIPP – Connecting Global Media’s Insider events (international speaker acquisition and sponsorship sales) and Google and FT Strategies’ digital immersion weeks.

With direct access to multiple media and tech experts around the world, Di5rupt taps into an extensive knowledge ecosystem in developing and delivering its product and service portfolio. 

Based in the United Kingdom, Di5rupt operates across international markets.

Cobus Heyl
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Focus areas:
General management
Product
Marketing
Content services

John Schlaefli
[email protected]

 

Focus areas:
General management
Commercial sales
Strategic partnerships

Ces Jyrwa
[email protected]

 

Focus areas:
Speaker management
Updating conference site/s
Social media posts and monitoring