Young Digital Academy

Learn everything you need to know to capitalise on the countless opportunities available to communications today.

28 - 30 November 2017

Digital evolves fast, which means the way we work has to, too. This intensive three-day Academy is designed to give you a completely up-to-date understanding of digital. Equipping you with the tools and techniques you need to keep up with the fast pace of change and capitalise on the countless opportunities available to communicators today. 

Companies that have taken part in eurobest training courses include
  • P&G
  • Sonae
Who is the Young Digital Academy for?

The Academy is designed for people aged 30 or under with a role that incorporates creative technology. This is a comprehensive course that caters to a wide range of disciplines: past years have seen course members from ad agencies, clients, media owners and tech companies, with roles including art director, copywriter, creative technologist, visual designer, creative designer and coder.

How it works

You will join a select group of digital-focused professionals from across Europe for three days packed with learning and networking opportunities. The course blends classroom teaching with exclusive presentations from industry leaders, eurobest seminars and workshops, tours of the work, networking events and more. All of this will take place under the mentorship of an award-winning digital expert.

Key takeaways

By the end of the Digital Academy, you will know:

How to put an effective digital strategy into place

How to use data and insights to power your ideas

How to drive a culture of innovation at your company

Techniques to create an action plan for digital career development

What the future of digital communications looks like

How to be an effective leader in a fast-changing landscape

The tools and experiences that uncover human insight

How to coax the big ideas out of your team

Academy tutors


Jari Lahdevuori
Creative Director & Partner, Kurio

Jari grew up with all things digital, studied marketing at Helsinki School Of Economics and has been combining these as a digital marketing expert ever since the introduction of the term social media marketing. After years of consulting at Hill+Knowlton, he co-founded Kurio to build a bridge between traditional and social media.

He has worked with clients from various fields and sizes, from startups to Fortune 500 companies, such as Microsoft, Nestlé and P&G. Jari enjoys everything from creative work to strategic planning and keynote speaking, which he has done at e.g. Cannes Lions and eurobest.


Elli Tuominen
Strategy Director & Partner, Kurio

With a background of almost a decade in advertising in different agencies such as TBWA Helsinki as a strategic planner Elli has a strong view and passion for building brands. In her previous agencies and in Kurio, Elli has worked with Fortune 500 companies and the biggest advertisers in the Nordics, such as Volksvagen, Microsoft, Arla, Nestlé and Philips.

Elli is an ex-professional athlete with a WCC gold medal from Synchronized Skating. She is an inspirational speaker and has been selected among the top speakers in Finland listed by Speakersforum.

Why should you send your talent?

Eurobest is one of the most cost-effective, intensive training opportunities in the world for young digital professionals. Anyone you send on the Academy will come back to the office:

Find out more

Contact Steve Latham, Director of Talent and Training, to learn about this career-altering experience at