The Drum Calendar

There's never a dull moment at The Drum.

Discover everything we're up to and how to get involved here on The Drum Calendar. 

November 2018

Other
1st
IAB Nonference

IAB Nonference
9.00-17.00
Tobacco Dock, Wapping Lane, London, E1W 2SF

The IAB's Nonference seeks to offer a counterpoint to the usual conference fare, where delegates can learn through doing - not just by watching someone else speak.

Register here.

8th
3% Conference

3% Conference

Navy Pier, Chicago
8 November

The annual 3% Conference, now in its seventh year, brings the industry together with the aim of eliminating gender discrimination in all its forms. The Drum's reporting team will be in attendance to cover the conversations and debates at this important conference.

 

The Drum Awards
1st
The Drum Digital Trading Awards USA

The Drum Digital Trading Awards USA: Ceremony

Edison Ballroom, New York
6.30pm

A must for your awards calendar in 2018. The Digital Trading Awards USA will bring together the elite of the industry to celebrate and reward their successes over the past year

Book your table.

6th
The Drum Content Awards

The Drum Content Awards: Ceremony

London - Venue Marriott Grosvenor Square Hotel, London

The Drum's mission is to shine a light on those individuals who create memorable and influential content marketing. With consumers being less interested in being sold to, content is becoming an essential part of a successful marketing plan.

These awards will recognise agencies, brands, publishers and platforms who are showing excellence and innovation. This is your opportunity to show the industry, your colleagues and your clients that your work is world class. 

Book your table.

14th
The Drum Search Awards USA

The Drum Search USA Awards: Ceremony

Edison Ballroom, New York

The Drum Search Awards USA is the award scheme that is looking for the best in search and to shine a light and recognize the best work being produced by the US industry.

Book your table.

15th
B2B Brave Awards

The Drum B2B Brave Awards - Ceremony

Edison Ballroom, New York
6.30pm

Rewarding the best B2B marketing campaigns/strategies, these awards will accept from around the globe to find the best in terms of creativity, effectiveness, ROI and commercial results. 

Book your table.

21st
The Drum Out Of Home Awards

The Drum OOH Awards: Ceremony

Venue - Emirates Stadium, London

Out of home advertising is undoubtedly the most visual of all mediums, offering instant stand out and kudos for brands. The Drum OOH Awards mission is to make the marketers who create the work stand-out just as much as their campaigns. 

By entering these awards you will help to demonstrate how -despite the increase of online opportunities- it has continued to deliver impressive results.

Book your table.

27th
The Agency Business Awards

The Agency Business Awards

The Drum Agency Business Awards (formerly The Drum Network Awards) aims to celebrate the very best run agencies.

Why is this important? Because clients want to know the businesses they depend on for advice, are well managed in their own right.  Not only that but this event gives you the chance to give your back-office team - the sort who do not normally feature in the awards - the recognition they really deserve.  And of course, winning an award for being a well-run business is a strong statement about what a great place to work you are - a brilliant way of positioning yourself to attract the best talent, the type who want to develop their careers in a dynamic environment.

http://www.agencybusinessawards.com/

28th
The Drum Social Buzz Awards

The Drum Social Buzz Awards: Ceremony

London Marriot Hotel Grosvenor Square, London
6.45pm for 7.15pm - 1.00am

Join the elite of the UK's social media industry on Wednesday 29 November at the London Marriott Grosvenor Square to celebrate and reward your industry's success over the past year.

Book your table.

29th
The Drum Advertising Awards

The Drum Advertising Awards: Ceremony

Venue - The Postal Museum London

Join us at The Drum Awards night where we will prove that advertising is not a dirty word and celebrate the very best in creativity and social purpose. Two competitions in one event - The Advertising Awards and the Social Purpose Awards.

Book your tickets.

Events
15th
Webinar: The CMO Challenge – does your marketing really work?

Webinar: The CMO Challenge – does your marketing really work?
11.00 - 12.00

Faced with constant change and uncertainty, new rules, generations of consumers and tech, CMOs are facing the most challenging time in the history of the role. The Mad Men days of marketing are well and truly over. The CMO of today is dealing with massive changes in tech, data, and the complexity of agency land is becoming too much to handle. How can we make it easier for them? This autumn, The Drum has teamed up with Domo to present the CMO Challenge, and ask: does your marketing really work?

Register here.

20th
The Drum Social Superfeature Breakfast

The Drum Social Superfeature Breakfast

The Drum London - Hackney House
09:00am - 10:30am

This November The Drum will be hosting another in-depth discussion with industry experts over coffee and croissants. Come to The Drum breakfast panel to discuss everything around social and learn a few truths about social media marketing.

Sign up here.

22nd
The Drum Future of Marketing

The Drum Future of Marketing
The Crystal One, Siemens Brothers Way, Royal Victoria Dock, London E16 1GB
8.30am

The future of cities is also the future of marketing - as well as culture, commerce and everything else. This one day summit will look at the tech that is transforming our world now and the trends that will revolutionise it over the next few years.

Register your interest here.

December 2018

Events
3rd
Webinar: The CMO Challenge – does your marketing really work?

Webinar: The CMO Challenge – does your marketing really work?
11.00 - 12.00

Faced with constant change and uncertainty, new rules, generations of consumers and tech, CMOs are facing the most challenging time in the history of the role. The Mad Men days of marketing are well and truly over. The CMO of today is dealing with massive changes in tech, data, and the complexity of agency land is becoming too much to handle. How can we make it easier for them? This autumn, The Drum has teamed up with Domo to present the CMO Challenge, and ask: does your marketing really work?

Register here.

3rd
Programmatic Punch

Programmatic Punch
The Brewery 52 Chiswell St, London EC1Y 4SD

The Drum’s Programmatic Punch event will aim to serve as a wake-up call about the revolution this industry is now going through. And it will knock out any remaining preconceptions that the status quo is still an option.

Register your interest here.

6th
Media Slap

Media Slap

London - Venue TBC
Time TBC

Register your interest here.

The Drum Magazine
3rd
The 'Advertising is not a dirty word' Issue

The 'Advertising is not a dirty word' Issue published

 We’ll be celebrating great work, speaking to the industry’s greatest practitioners, and, most of all, restoring a sense of pride in the word ‘advertising’.

Send pitches to toyin.rodwell@thedrum.com.
Join The Drum+ at thedrum.com/plus

 

13th
Off Stone Briefing - 2019 Predictions

Off Stone Briefing - 2019 Predictions
The Drum Offices, 1st Floor, 23 Curtain Road

Swing by our London offices to welcome The Drum's latest magazine issue.

The Drum Awards
4th
The Drum Experience Awards

The Drum Experience Awards: Ceremony

Venue - Marriott Grosvenor Square, London
Time - 18:45 for 19:15 - 01:00

The Drum Experience Awards recognise and reward those often behind the scenes within the industry. Whether you are an event organiser, promoter, supplier, in-house team or venue, the Experience Awards are your platform to shine.

Book your table.

January 2019

Other
8th
CES

CES 2019

The Drum will be reporting from one of the world's largest consumer tech conferences. Our editorial team will be reporting on the biggest trends and debates at the conference, providing essential intel for marketers.

Reports and Research
15th
The Big Won published

The Big Won published

The Drum’s Big Won report reveals the most successful creatives and companies working in advertising according to their awards wins from the last 12 months.

Get the 2018 report here.

February 2019

RAR
14th
The Drum Recommended Agency Awards deadline

The Drum Recommended Agency Awards deadline

The Drum Recommended Agency Awards are unique in the industry - since winning can only be achieved through the high regard of clients, demonstrated with ratings on recommendedagencies.com.

Find out more information here.

Other
25th
Mobile World Congress

Mobile World Congress 2019

Our editorial team will be present at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, reporting on the biggest trends and news from the world's largest exhibition for the mobile industry.

Contact:

sam.bradley@thedrum.com

March 2019

Events
12th
Agency Acceleration Day

Agency Acceleration Day

Venue TBC

This essential industry event is for all marketing communication agencies, big and small. This one-day event will give you insightful, actionable and practical advice on all you need to know on how to reach the next level of success.

Register your interest here.

13th
Programmatic Punch 2019

Programmatic Punch 2019

New York, venue TBC.

As a famous boxer once said ‘Everyone has a plan until they get a punch in the face.’
Well, a combination of innovation and regulation in adtech could – metaphorically speaking- add up to such a punch. The Drum’s Programmatic Punch is designed to help you duck and dive to ensure you exploit the opportunities of this new age, as opposed to succumb to its threats.

Register your interest here.

Other
18th
Advertising Week Europe 2019

Advertising Week Europe 2019

18-22 March, London

The Drum's editorial team will be reporting from Advertising Week Europe, held in London every year.

April 2019

Other
10th
Upfronts/Newfronts

Upfronts/Newfronts

The Upfronts Newfronts season will see media outlets from across traditional and digital media world pitch their content to media buyers across the industry. The Drum's editorial team will keep you up to date with the latest news and trends during this important period.

The Drum Awards
16th
The Drum Search Awards Europe

The Drum Search Awards Europe

Each year, The Drum Search Awards sees the elite of the Search industry gather together to praise the best of their sector.

Learn more about the awards here.

RAR
17th
The Drum Recommended Digital Awards deadline

The Drum Recommended Digital Awards deadline

The RAR Digital Awards are unique in the industry - since winning can only be achieved through the high regard of clients, demonstrated with ratings on recommendedagencies.com.

Find out more information here.

17th
The Drum Recommended Agency Awards

The Drum Recommended Agency Awards

The RAR Awards are unique in the industry - since winning can only be achieved through the high regard of clients, demonstrated with ratings on recommendedagencies.com.

Find out more information here.

May 2019

The Drum Awards
9th
The Drum Mobile Awards

The Drum Mobile Awards

The Mobile Awards return to celebrate another fantastic year in mobile marketing. 

Find out more information here.

14th
The Drum Digital Trading Awards Europe

The Drum Digital Trading Awards Europe

Details TBC.

A must for your awards calendar in 2019. The Digital Trading Awards will bring together the elite of the industry to celebrate and reward their success over the past year.

Learn more information here.

15th
The Drum Marketing Awards

The Drum Marketing Awards

The Drum Marketing Awards celebrate the best marketers and campaigns internationally.

Register your interest here.

17th
The Drum Roses Awards

The Drum Roses Awards

The Drum Roses Awards strive to find the hidden gems in advertising, design and digital. We celebrate exceptional creative talent providing a platform to shine outside of London. 

Register your interest here.

June 2019

RAR
11th
The Drum Recommended Digital Agency Awards deadline

The Drum Recommended Digital Agency Awards deadline

The Drum Recommended Digital Agency Awards are unique in the industry - since winning can only be achieved through the high regard of clients, demonstrated with ratings on recommendedagencies.com.

Find out more information here.

The Drum Awards
13th
The Chip Shop Awards

The Chip Shop Awards

The Chip Shop Awards celebrate pure, unadulterated creativity. It's a platform where anything and everything is allowed, an awards with no rules and no boundaries meaning the possibilities are endless!

Register your interest here.

27th
The Drum Design Awards

The Drum Design Awards

The Drum Design Awards exclusively recognise great design being produced by agencies globally and give you an opportunity to see your best design work rewarded.

Register your interest here.

Other
19th
Cannes 2019

Cannes 2019

As the biggest advertising festival in the world, The Drum will be at Cannes in full force, with our own events, parties and editorial staff at La Croisette.

See 2018's reporting here.

September 2019

Other
19th
DMEXCO 2019

DMEXCO 2019

As one of the world's largest expositions and conferences for the digital and tech industries, the eyes of the marketing world will be focused on Dmexco. The Drum's editorial team will be in Cologne for the expo, reporting on the new tech on show as well as vital discussions on their impact.

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