XVIII | Havas' Innovation & Emerging Trends Hub



XVIII is Havas' innovation hub, looking 18 months ahead of the curve to explore emerging trends across media, technology, culture and data science. 

We develop cutting-edge research projects, strategic partnerships and business opportunities for Havas and its client portfolio. We work to be 18 months ahead in the converging verticals of media, content, technology, and data science, providing a unique offering that empowers Havas teams and clients to be at the forefront of new developments in cross-platform innovation.

Our process is highly structured and focused: we scout new talent and startups, activate supporting academic research, develop actionable insights, strategy, and use cases, and facilitate deal-making through local learning expeditions. We have advised various Fortune 500 brands in diverse verticals, from finance and travel to music, television, film, and video games.

Some of our Clients


Services and People


Innovation Audit
Start Up Community Facilitation
Innovation Immersion Workshops
Start-up Hackathons
Innovation Events & Programmes


Amalia Agathou
Innovation Manager

Where to find us

Find us at HKX,
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Contact & Careers

Contact Us

Tracey Barber
Group CMO


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