Season 1 Episode 12

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Phil Jones, Founder of Sport, Digital and Design Podge Events

In this season finale, Phil Jones becomes the interviewee and shares stories from his extensive career and the growth of Podge Events, highlighting the game changing moments along the way and keys to longevity.

In this episode:

  • Career journey from typesetting to digital hall of fame
  • Agency life and growth
  • Building communities over the decades
  • It’s a family business

About This Wonderful Person:

Founder of the famous Podge Lunches.

Phil was recognised for his services to digital when he was inducted to the BIMA Hall of Fame in 2012 and in 2020 and was voted Creativepool Influencer of the Year.

He chooses the judges and chairs The Drum Digital Awards going back to its inception in 2006.

In 1994 Phil created the first Podge lunch and invited 30 of the top designers in the country to attend. Approaching 30 years later there is a Podge lunch for the digital, design, sport & music communities and Phil and his daughter Clare enjoy bringing the great and the good together every year and having fun. |

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