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Partners & Supporters

We appreciate the cooperation with our partners who support the event of young professionals. And they help us with brand communication industry and development. In cooperation with them, we can develop young creative talents and develop their career growth.

General Partner

WPP is the creative transformation company. We use the power of creativity to build better futures for our people, planet, clients and communities.  As our CEO Mark Read says: “The ‘new normal’ is yet to be defined but creativity has the power to ensure that what comes next is better than what came before.” 
In the Czech Republic, WPP unites a diverse group of talent and expertise across nine creative, technology, media, and research agencies – Ogilvy, VMLY&R, Wunderman Thompson, GroupM,, MediaCom, Mindshare, Wavemaker and Kantar. These agencies come together to collaborate, learn and create in our vibrant workspace, the WPP Campus on Bubenská 1.

David Lhota

Country Manager, WPP Czech Republic

I am delighted that our WPP Campus will once again become a hub for young talent who have the ambition to do world-class creative work, the desire to win and to strive. I look forward to seeing the winning proposals and believe that they will provide many original and useful suggestions to non-profit organisations.

General Partner

Nova Group is the largest television and media group in Czechia and operates one of the most successful commercial TVs in Europe. Shortly after its launch in 1994, it became the market leader in terms of viewership, advertising revenues, technology use, independent news, locally produced shows and widest choice of content through a range of niche channels that complement the main channel TV Nova. Nova Group offers a wide portfolio of online portals(, and its own streaming service Voyo, which is the most popular local SVOD in Czechia with more than half a million subscribers.

Jakub Strýček

Marketing Director, TV Nova

We are glad TV Nova can be a part of this prestigious competition and support young talents who are ambitious, creative and want to develop their abilities. 

Main Partner Digital

GroupM Nexus is home to more than 100 digital marketing experts in Prague and more than 9000 worldwide, specializing in digital advertising, content creation, owned media optimization, analytics and reporting. Together we focus on cross-channel activation as well as acquiring deep market and media understanding through data. We work closely with the GroupM media agencies and their clients so that the client message reaches the right audience.

Ondřej Bartůněk

CDO, GroupM

The Young Lions Competition is a unique source of inspiration and a welcome reminder of the promise that young talents have to offer. We treasure the opportunity to partner the Digital competition.

Main partner Media

Hearts & Science is a marketing agency belonging to the Omnicom family. We are a strategic partner for those who need functional, tailor-made solutions. We solve complex marketing challenges: We connect different talent, tools & methodologies and each combination is unique. We listen and strive to have strong connections with our clients and to understand them. We aim to uncover their real, underlying challenges. We look for the most valuable insights about consumers and their behaviour to drive measurable results.

Jerguš Slota

Managing Director, Hearts & Science Prague

Why? It’s simple, it’s a wonderful experience. We've competed ourselves and we value this opportunity. Now is the time to give young marketers back what we got.  

Supporter Marketers

Plzeňský Prazdroj ranks among domestic leaders in the area of sustainable business. Last October the company introduced a brand new sustainability strategy. It commits to achieving carbon neutrality in production by 2030, to using only renewable energy resources and to circularity of its packaging materials. At the same time, it intends to further strengthen its leading position in the area of water management. The company also focuses on the effects of its business on employees and all of society. In 2020, Plzeňský Prazdroj received the most prominent award - Trendsetter - in the TOP Responsible Company by Business for Society chart for setting trends in the area of sustainability and for bringing inspiring new impulses for business responsibility in Czechia over the long term.

Roman Trzaskalik

Marketing Director Czech Republic & Slovakia, Plzeňský Prazdroj

As Prazdoj, we have supported the event in the past and we will this year as well, because we are concerned with the development of not only our people but the entire industry.  

Supporter Media

For twenty-five years, I have worked in the management of companies operating at both poles of the media market: in media agencies and on the media side. I have experienced first-hand the problems and challenges faced by each entity and can look at them from an independent perspective. My ambition is to guide advertisers safely and knowledgeably through the labyrinth of the media market. I provide both long-term collaboration in media planning and buying, as well as ad hoc consultancy and media training. The above activities are my hobby and I prepare campaigns with as much care as if they were my own products or services.

Petr Majerik

Media coach

I support The Young Lions Media Competition because the field of media planning and buying needs young talents who will be able to present clients with workable media strategies.