Dietmar Dahmen


With 25 years of advertising in Hamburg, Los Angeles, Munich, New York and now Vienna, Dietmar has a broad perspective and deep knowlege of the generation, perfection, sharpening and role out of concepts, ideas and executions of advertising. He workes in classic media and owns a firm for new media. He advises mega brands on international campaigns and finds unique solutions for small hotels in the alps. He coaches Ceo’s and directs TV spots.

Dietmar started his career as a strategic planner with Lintas in Hamburg, switched to the creative side, won numerous awards and worked as Creative Director (DDB Heye), Executive Creative Director (Ogilvy) and Chief Creative Officer (BBDO). In 2005 he started to teach advertising, winning with his students 11 times gold and silver at the YDA competition in Cannes. Dietmar is a member of the Art Directors in Germany and the Creative Club Austria. After graduating from RWTH Aachen, Germany with his thesis on the passive perception of radio advertising, Mr. Dahmen lectures advertising at the leading European Film School in Ludwigsburg, Germany and is a member of both the CCA in Austria and the ADC in Germany.