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 2019

Events
6th
How to grow your agency in 2019 and beyond

How to grow your agency in 2019 and beyond

8.30-10.30am

2019 is far from over and there are still plenty of opportunities for you to grow your agency in today's unpredictable climate.

Join The Drum's founder and CEO, Diane Young, as she shares recommendations on how you can win new business and what The Drum is doing to help marketers find your business. 

Register your interest here.

14th
Agency Acceleration Day US 2019

Agency Acceleration Day US 

14 November, doors open 8.30am

Amid a landscape of crises, both political and economical, here in the US and globally, one thing that remains constant is that businesses and agencies still need to grow. This is the first year of Agency Acceleration Day is the only industry event researched and produced for all marketing communications agencies, big and small, focused on how to grow your business. 

Register your interest here.

20th
Pitch Perfect 2019

Pitch Perfect 2019

20 November

Do you want to understand your client that bit better? Come along to the client workshops where you get the chance to delve into their mindsets by asking them questions you may not normally get the chance to. Build on your knowledge and create a solid business development plan by attending our jam packed panel sessions with industry experts.

Gain a better understanding on how to selectively target and proactively pursue the right prospects. Uncover ways to create a culture in your organisation, where everyone feels responsible for winning clients.

Book your ticket here.

20th
Branded Content Day

Branded Content Day 

Branded Content Day from Nemorin Film & Video, in partnership with BCMA, The Drum and The Video Suite returns for its third successive year.

This invitation-only event will explore how branded content engages and impacts audiences. Topics will include technology, return on investment (ROI), the broadcast / branded content crossover, print publishing and much more.

Join the waitlist here.

28th
The Innovation Game

The Innovation Game: Why sport is finally putting fans in the spotlight

28 November, 8.30am-12pm

The Drum and IBM are hosting an intimate breakfast where we explore fans, engagement and loyalty. 

Come to an interactive session with a panel of marketers from different industries to talk about the smart ways to build customer loyalty with new technologies.

Register your interest here.

The Drum Awards
7th
The Drum Awards 2020: Awards workshop breakfast

The Drum Awards 2020: Awards workshop breakfast

7 November 9.00-10.30am

It's always difficult to get started writing your report for an awards entry. How much information should you really include? You don't want to bore the judges to death, but you want to include crucial information. That could make the difference between winning a trophy or going home empty-handed. We're giving you the best opportunity to succeed. 

Register your interest here.

7th
The Drum B2B Awards US

The Drum B2B Awards US

Edison Ballroom, NY.

Celebrating B2B’s bravest champions, these awards recognise the best B2B marketing campaigns/strategies from around the world. Finding and rewarding the best in terms of creativity, effectiveness, ROI and commercial results.

Find out more here.

13th
The Drum Advertising Awards

The Drum Advertising Awards

13 November, 6.45pm-late

The Drum Advertising Awards is an international event which celebrates and rewards the best creative work over the past year.

Whether you’re an agency, production company, brand, freelancer or simply just producing innovative work, this global competition exists to award you and shine a spotlight on the work which is cutting through and delivering results.

Register your interest here.

13th
The Drum Social Purpose Awards

The Drum Social Purpose Awards

13 November, 12.30-4.30pm

The Drum Social Purpose Awards is the international event that celebrates all organizations who are champions of change, and driving a more diverse, purposeful and socially responsible representation of marketing today.

Register your interest here.

13th
The Drum Digital Advertising Awards US

The Drum Digital Advertising Awards US

Edison Ballroom, NY.

Rewarding programmatic performance, these awards are open to those in the US ad-tech market; advertisers, publishers, agencies, platforms, trading desks, technology companies etc. They will recognise and reward those who can show that they offer a high value service or technology to their clients. 

Find out more here

14th
The Drum Agency Business Awards US

The Drum Agency Business Awards US

Edison Ballroom, NY.

The Agency Business Awards recognise the excellent marketing and strategic work being created by agencies around the world, and reward those agencies who are pushing the creative boundaries and demonstrating impressive growth.

Find out more here

21st
The Drum Out Of Home Awards

The Drum Out Of Home Awards

Emirates Stadium, London

The Drum Out of Home Awards recognises the most effective, creative and innovative strategies and campaign being produced for out of home media. These awards will showcase the best in traditional and digital OOH advertising. 

Find out more here.

26th
The Drum Agency Business Awards

The Drum Agency Business Awards

The Marriott Grosvenor Square, London

The Agency Business Awards recognise the excellent marketing and strategic work being created by agencies around the world, and reward those agencies who are pushing the creative boundaries and demonstrating impressive growth.

Find out more here

27th
The Drum Social Buzz Awards

The Drum Social Buzz Awards

The Marriott Grosvenor Square, London

The Drum Social Buzz Awards celebrate and reward the most effective social media campaigns and strategies from around the world. 

Find out more here.

The Drum Magazine
13th
The Drum December issue

The Digerati issue published

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December 2019

Events
2nd
Programmatic Punch UK

Programmatic Punch UK

2 December, 8.30am

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 succumbing to its threats.

Register your interest here.

12th
The Drum Chip Shop Awards (early bird deadlines)

The Drum Chip Shop Awards (early bird deadline)

12 December

The Drum Awards
3rd
The Drum Recommended Digital Agency Awards

The Drum Recommended Digital Agency Awards

The Marriott Grosvenor Square, London

Every year we download client ratings for all digital services from recommendedagencies.com to identify which agencies are currently the highest-rated by clients, and recognise those agencies via the Awards. To participate in the awards, agencies must register an account on recommendedagencies.com gather client ratings, and take one of our membership options.

Find out more here.

4th
The Drum Experience Awards

The Drum Experience Awards

The Marriott Grosvenor Square, London

The awards celebrate the event industry as a whole. If you organise or promote, create brand activations, are a venue/hotel or an industry supplier, these awards are the perfect opportunity for those in the industry to promote what they do. 

Find out more here.

12th
The Drum Marketing Awards US (early bird deadline)

The Drum Marketing Awards US (early bird deadline)

12 December

12th
The Drum PR Awards US (early bird deadline)

The Drum PR Awards US (early bird deadline)

12 December

12th
The Drum Marketing Awards Europe (early bird deadline)

The Drum Marketing Awards Europe (early bird deadline)

12 December

12th
The Drum Search Awards (early bird deadline)

The Drum Search Awards (early bird deadline)

12 December

 

12th
The Drum Online Media Awards (early bird deadline)

The Drum Online Media Awards (early bird deadline)

12 December 

12th
The Drum Recommends Awards (early bird deadline)

The Drum Recommends Awards (early bird deadline)

12 December

12th
The Drum Digital Advertising Awards Europe (early bird deadline)

The Drum Digital Advertising Awards Europe (early bird deadline)

12 December

12th
The Drum Digital Advertising Awards Europe (early bird deadline)

The Drum Digital Advertising Awards Europe (early bird deadline)

12 December

12th
The Drum Roses Awards (early bird deadline)

The Drum Roses Awards (early bird deadline)

12 December

12th
The Drum Design Awards (early bird deadline)

The Drum Design Awards (early bird deadline)

12 December

The Drum Network
5th
The Drum Network Birmingham

The Drum Network Birmingham

5 December, 8.45-11.30am

The Drum Network is coming to Birmingham, continuing our country-wide meetups and roundtables.

Register your interest here.

The Drum Magazine
18th
The Drum Order of The Drum issue published

The Drum Climate Change issue published

Featuring New Years Honours

Subscribe to The Drum magazine here.

January 2020

The Drum Magazine
15th
The Drum February issue published

The Drum Influencer issue published

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The Drum Awards
24th
The Drum PR Awards US (entry deadline)

The Drum PR Awards US (entry deadline)

24 January 

24th
The Drum Marketing Awards US (entry deadline)

The Drum Marketing Awards US (entry deadline)

24 January 

30th
The Drum Search Awards (entry deadline)

The Drum Search Awards (entry deadline)

30 January

Events
30th
The Drum Marketing Awards Europe (entry deadline)

The Drum Marketing Awards Europe (entry deadline)

30 January

February 2020

The Drum Awards
14th
The Drum Recommends Awards (entry deadline)

The Drum Recommends Awards (entry deadline)

14 February

14th
The Drum Online Media Awards (entry deadline)

The Drum Online Media Awards (entry deadline)

14 February

14th
The Drum Digital Advertising Awards Europe (entry deadline)

The Drum Digital Advertising Awards Europe (entry deadline)

14 February

 

20th
The Drum Roses Awards (entry deadline)

The Drum Roses Awards (entry deadline)

20 February

 

28th
The Drum Design Awards (entry deadline)

The Drum Design Awards (entry deadline)

28 February

The Drum Magazine
19th
The Drum March issue published

The Drum March issue published - guest edit

Details TBC

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March 2020

Events
13th
The Drum Arms in Texas

The Drum Arms in Texas 

13-22 March 

The Drum Arms is our antidote to the usual conference scene. Our pop-up pub provides you with a chance to hear the information you really want to know, and probably won't hear anywhere else!

We'll be cutting through the noise of SXSW and hosting events at our very own pop-up pub. Come join us for a pint and some good old fashioned debates on the topics that really matter in the industry. 

Register your interest here.

The Drum Magazine
18th
The Drum April issue published

The Drum Space issue published

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April 2020

The Drum Awards
8th
The Drum PR Awards US (ceremony)

The Drum PR Awards US (ceremony)

8 April

9th
The Drum Marketing Awards US (ceremony)

The Drum Marketing Awards US (ceremony)

9 April 

21st
The Drum Marketing Awards Europe (ceremony)

The Drum Marketing Awards Europe (ceremony)

21 April

24th
The Drum Search Awards (ceremony)

The Drum Search Awards (ceremony)

24 April

28th
The Drum Online Media Awards (ceremony)

The Drum Online Media Awards (ceremony)

28 April 

30th
The Drum Digital Advertising Awards Europe (ceremony)

The Drum Digital Advertising Awards Europe (ceremony)

30 April

The Drum Magazine
14th
The Drum May issue publised

The Drum Religion issue published

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May 2020

The Drum Magazine
13th
The Drum June issue published

The Drum Tokyo issue published

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The Drum Awards
14th
The Drum Roses Awards (ceremony)

The Drum Roses Awards (ceremony)

14 May

20th
The Drum Design Awards (ceremony)

The Drum Design Awards (ceremony)

20 May

June 2020

The Drum Magazine
16th
The Drum July issue published

The Drum July issue published - guest edit

Details TBC

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July 2020

The Drum Magazine
14th
The Drum August issue published

The Drum Future of Money issue published

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August 2020

The Drum Magazine
11th
The Drum September issue published

The Drum Future of Video issue published

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September 2020

The Drum Magazine
16th
The Drum October issue published

The Drum Future of Retail issue published

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October 2020

The Drum Magazine
13th
The Drum November issue published

The Drum Music issue published

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November 2020

The Drum Magazine
18th
The Drum December issue published

The Drum India issue published

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December 2020

The Drum Magazine
16th
The Drum January issue published

The Drum January issue published

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