SXSW Sydney Panel: Breaking Bad (Bias And Brandsplaining)

October 19, 2023

At SXSW Sydney, BMF’s Chief Strategy Officer, Christina Aventi, led a compelling panel discussion titled “Bias in Advertising: Navigating Creativity and Responsibility.” Moderated by Aventi, the panel featured industry experts Avish Gordhan, Fabian Tan and Rebecca Blinco.

Together, they delved into the nuanced challenges of bias in advertising, dissecting concepts like tokenism and greenwashing. The session explored strategies to authentically represent Australia‘s multicultural society and addressed crucial industry changes needed to eliminate unconscious bias. This discussion provided valuable insights for marketers and brand strategists, offering practical approaches to building trust and credibility while fostering genuine representation in advertising.