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Strengthen the foundations of online advertising

AdMonsters started in 1999 with the first Publisher Forum, then known simply as AdMonsters, and this remains the flagship conference for online publishers. Don't miss the 18th EU Publisher Forum in beautiful Vienna.

Participants gather for 3 days of in-depth peer-to-peer discussions, focused on developing actionable solutions and best practices in response to cutting edge challenges.  Example topics include:

  • The strategic role of Ad Operations
  • Audience targeting
  • Yield, revenue and inventory management
  • Emerging platforms
  • Organizational structure
  • Data monetization and creative executions.

What to expect at the Publisher Forum

Most sessions are open to members only, except for Sponsor Workshops, Panels, and networking sessions.

The member session agenda is comprised of 30-60 minute sessions led by members. These sessions take the form of presentations, round-table discussions, and case studies on a wide variety of relevant topics. Some examples include ad serving technology, inventory management, organizational structure, business process automation, ad operations policies, rich/streaming media, and case studies.

The conference format for the Publisher Forum will run for three days, beginning with a cocktail reception and dinner on Sunday evening and ending at 5 PM Wednesday. 

Conference pass includes:

  • 3 day AdMonsters Publisher Forum
  • Keynote address from senior leaders in European online advertising
  • Member-led sessions and workshops on a variety of timely and essential topics
  • Small group breakouts covering a wide variety of focused ad op relevant topics:  including ad serving technology, inventory management, organizational structure, business process automation, ad operations policies, rich/streaming media, and case studies
  • Sunday Evening dinner and cocktail reception
  • Sponsored "Speed Dating" Networking Drinks Reception
  • Sponsor & Member Dinner Monday
  • Member only Dinner on Tuesday
  • Breakfasts and lunches throughout the conference, Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday
  • And a fun offsite activity

Further details will become available as we approach the dates of the conference. Please see past conference agendas such AdMonsters XVI.


Registration for this event has now closed. 


Sponsor Sessions

Full Group

Half Group




Jun 17, 2012
Jun 18, 2012
Jun 19, 2012
Jun 20, 2012


Who attends the Publisher Forum

Attendance is limited to individuals employed by online publishing/media companies, whose roles focus on ad operations and/or ad technology. If you are already an AdMonsters member, you will receive registration materials automatically when registration opens. If you are not already a member, please visit our membership information page.

Please note that to preserve the integrity of our unique forum, conference attendance is limited, and we do sell out regularly, so it is to your advantage to register as early as possible.


AdMonsters Publisher Forum themes that define and structure the event are:

AdMonsters is focused 100% on online ad operations and technology, nothing else. You know what you're getting and who you'll be with at AdMonsters, and you won't waste precious time figuring out who you're talking to and why they're there. Everyone at an AdMonsters conference is there because they work directly in ops themselves or because ops is critical to their work.

At AdMonsters, there's no trade show floor, and no booth to man all day – what you get is personal introductions directly to those whose influence is critical in the vendor selection process. AdMonsters participants represent the largest and deepest group of senior ad operations expertise in the world. Whether you are just entering the market or are an established solution provider, there is no other forum that can offer the same opportunity for exposure, discourse, and feedback.

The first thing we hear from first-time participants is almost always "I'm so happy to meet other people who understand what I do for a living!" AdMonsters seeks to create a meaningful and long-lasting professional community that benefits all participants. Our goal is for AdMonsters participants to leave with a new set of friends and a notebook full of answers – not to mention some new questions as well.

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