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. 

July 2019

Events
3rd
The Drum Network: South West

The Drum Network: South West

3 July 9-11.30am

South west region, location TBC

Join The Drum Network for breakfast on 3 July, where we’ll bring together clients and agencies to discuss the latest trends when it comes to the client/agency landscape.  

 There will be a panel discussion, chaired by Mette Davis and featuring SW-based client marketers from UN Women, Sawdays, Canopy & Stars, Brittany Ferries and Barratt Developments.  

Attendees will then be invited to participate in group discussions and share their first-hand experiences and thoughts on what we can do to create more fulfilling partnerships.

Sign up here.

3rd
The Drum Network: Commercial meeting

The Drum Network: Commercial Meeting

3 July 9-11am

London

The Drum Network Commercial group breakfasts are a chance to meet peers and discuss challenges in agency life focussed around profitability, pricing strategies, procurement and cash flow.

Ideal for FDs, and CEOs that have a role in the financial planning for the agency. More details to follow soon.

Sign up here.

9th
The Drum Network: CEO Dinner

The Drum Network: CEO Dinner

9 July 6-9.30pm

London

As an agency owner it’s almost inevitable that you will start to think about the day when you could be in a position to sell. How to build your business for sale and how to look after the proceeds when you do, are among the questions you can ask over dinner in a private dining room at The Hoxton Grill. 
 

Sign up here.

16th
The Drum Network: Start-up group breakfast meeting

The Drum Network: Start-up group breakfast meeting

16 July 9-11am

London

Undoubtedly the most challenging aspect of managing a start-up is creating and maintaining new business momentum.  At our next start-up group breakfast we’ll tackle the issue of filling the sales pipeline.

Sign up here.

17th
The Drum Future of TV breakfast

The Drum Future of TV breakfast

17 July 8.30-10.30am

As television advertising moves towards digital-style targeting, it’s critical that the industry takes time to consider the ultimate value of this kind of advertising. And whether advertisers need a second screen  strategy

Vaynermedia London's director of strategy, DuBose Cole, will share his thoughts and expertise as guest speaker. 

 

23rd
The Drum Network: Content workshop

The Drum Network: Content workshop

23 July 9-10.30am

Do you want to know how to get the most from your content and The Drum Network?

Here’s a chance to meet the editorial team behind The Drum and The Drum Network, and find out what makes great content with tips on making sure you get maximum value from the membership.

We’ll cover everything from news to thought leadership, online and print.

Sign up here.

23rd
DrumCast: in partnership with Trustpilot

DrumCast in partnership with Trustpilot

11am-12pm BST

Everyone wants to gain new business. How do we do that? Through excellent brand case studies that increase your bottom line.

Neil Bayton, head of partnerships UK at Trustpilot, and Lorna Fraser, senior UX and head of CRM at Epiphany will be looking at real life examples of increasing your clients' profits and winning new business through trust and respect.

Register your interest here.

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25th
The Drum in London: Creative Rumble

The Drum in London: Creative Rumble in partnership with Adobe Stock

6-9pm

The Drum, in partnership with Adobe Stock, will bring together creative titans of our industry to debate the future of creativity. 

This Creative Rumble will offer a unique opportunity to hear directly from some of our industry’s most celebrated creative voices as they share their vision for the future of creativity, including Karen Crum, head of strategy at McCann London, and Nick Hulley and Nadja Lossgot, creative partners at AMV BBDO.

Register your interest here.

If you are based in the US or have colleagues there, we will be running  a partner event in New York, which you can sign up to here. 

30th
The Drum Network: Manchester

The Drum Network: Manchester

30 July 9-11am

Our next Drum breakfast in Manchester is all about agency talent.

What are the main obstacles in attracting talent to agencies in Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds and other cities in the area?

The peer to peer discussion will focus on the common challenges with finding the best talentand then tips and techniques to keep them. We then look at how The Drum Network canpromote the area and build profile within its agency readership.

This event is free and ideal for anybody that plays a role in recruiting or training agency talent.

Sign up here.

30th
The Drum in New York: Creative Rumble

The Drum in New York: Creative Rumble in partnership with Adobe Stock

30 July, 6-9pm

The Drum, in partnership with Adobe Stock, will bring together creative titans of our industry to debate the future of creativity.

This Creative Rumble will offer a unique opportunity to hear directly from some of our industry’s most celebrated creative voices as they share their vision for the future of creativity, including Gabriel Schmitt, executive creative director, FCB NY

Register your interest here.

If you are based in the UK or have colleagues there, we will be running a partner event in London, which you can sign up to here.

The Drum Awards
11th
Digital Advertising Awards APAC deadline

Digital Advertising Awards APAC deadline

11 July

18th
The Chip Shop Awards US deadline

The Chip Shop Awards US deadline

18 July

The Drum Magazine
17th
The Drum Future of Food issue published

The Drum Future of Food issue published

The Drum's August issue considers the changing food industry, and how marketing might shape attitudes to food and drink in the future. 

Subscribe to The Drum magazine here.

August 2019

The Drum Awards
2nd
The Drum Content Awards deadline

The Drum Content Awards deadline

2 August

8th
The Drum Social Purpose Awards deadline

The Drum Social Purpose Awards deadline

2 August

16th
The Drum B2B Awards deadline

The Drum B2B Awards deadline

16 August

21st
Digital Advertising Awards US deadline

Digital Advertising Awards US deadline

21 August

27th
The Drum Agency Business Awards US deadline

The Drum Agency Business Awards US deadline

27 August

28th
The Drum Advertising Awards Deadline

The Drum Advertising Awards Deadline

28 August

29th
The Drum Out of Home Awards deadline

The Drum Out of Home Awards deadline

29 August

Events
15th
APAC Business Breakfast Panel

APAC Business Breakfast Panel 

15 August, time TBC

Each year The Drum brings together a panel of industry experts, with some of our judges from the Digital Advertising Awards, to discuss a compelling topical issue. This year we look back at 25 Years of Digital Advertising - how has the industry changed, and what can we expect from the future?

For more information, contact eleanor.lim@thedrum.com.

The Drum Magazine
21st
The Drum Future of TV/Video issue published

The Drum Future of Video issue published

The Drum takes an in-depth look behind the camera to consider what’s next in the world of video – from new screens to new viewers, content breakthroughs and fresh frontiers for advertisers.

Subscribe to The Drum magazine here.

September 2019

Other
8th
Richmond Marketing Forum at Park Hyatt Aviara

Richmond Marketing Forum at Park Hyatt Aviara

Park Hyatt Aviara Resort, Carlsbad, US

Richmond Marketing Forum at Park Hyatt Aviara provides a platform for you to generate new business, renew friendships and to address current issues affecting your profession through a blend of conference sessions and pre-scheduled meetings.

Request more information here

11th
DMEXCO 2019

DMEXCO 2019

11-12 September

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.

The Drum Awards
11th
The Drum Social Buzz Awards deadline

The Drum Social Buzz Awards deadline

11 September

11th
The Drum Agency Business Awards UK deadline

The Drum Agency Business Awards UK deadline

11 September

12th
The Drum Experience Awards deadline

The Drum Experience Awards deadline

12 September

17th
The Drum PR Awards

The Drum PR Awards

The Marriott Grosvenor Square, London

Launching in 2019, these awards will celebrate excellence within the PR space, ensuring the very best campaigns are given the spotlight.

More information coming soon.

The Drum Magazine
18th
The Drum October issue published

The Drum October issue published - Rankin guest edit

The Drum's October issue will feature renowned photographer Rankin as guest editor. You can find out more here.

Subscribe to The Drum magazine here.

Events
19th
Pitch Perfect 2019

Pitch Perfect 2019

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.

Register for Pitch Perfect now.

October 2019

Events
3rd
Programmatic Punch: APAC

Programmatic Punch APAC

3 October, time 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.

16th
Agency Acceleration Day APAC

Agency Acceleration Day APAC

Agency Acceleration Day is all about growing your business. This essential one-day event is filled with actionable insights and practical advice, to help marketing communication agencies, both big and small, reach the next level of success.

Register your interest here.

30th
#MarTechFest

#MarTechFest

Hawker House, Canada St, London SE16 7PJ

The 3rd annual #MarTechFest will be taking place on 30 October. Catch some rad speakers, knock back a beer or two and mingle with over 600 like-minded martech-ers!

Find out more here.

The Drum Awards
4th
The Drum Digital Advertising Awards APAC

The Drum Digital Advertising Awards APAC

JW Marriott Singapore South Beach

Rewarding programmatic performance, these awards are open to those in APAC’s 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. The Drum also runs the Digital Trading Awards in the USA and UK.

Find out more here

9th
The Drum DADI Awards

The Drum DADI Awards

Park Plaza, Westminster Bridge

One of The Drum’s biggest and most prestigious awards, the Dadis (The Drum Awards for the Digital Industries) has been recognising digital excellence for over a decade. From apps to data, search to social media, UX to VR it continues to reward the best digital campaigns/strategies in the UK and internationally. 

Find out more here

30th
The Drum Content Awards

The Drum Content Awards

The Marriott Grosvenor Square, London

These awards honour the best content marketing & branded entertainment strategies and campaigns from the UK and around the world. 

Find out more here.

The Drum Magazine
16th
The Drum November issue published - guest edit.

The Drum November issue published - guest edit

The Drum's October issue will feature an guest editor. Details TBA.

Subscribe to The Drum here.

November 2019

The Drum Awards
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 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 Fixing the Industry issue

The Drum Fixing the Industry issue published

Sustainability is now a serious concern for brands and marketers pitching products to climate change-conscious consumers. We consider the best examples of  environmentally-friendly marketing and how brands can effectively tout their ecological credentials.

Subscribe to The Drum magazine here.

Events
14th
Agency Acceleration Day US

The Drum Agency Acceleration Day US

14 November, time 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.

Save the date, more info coming soon.

December 2019

Events
2nd
Programmatic Punch UK

Programmatic Punch UK

Details 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.

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.

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

The Drum Order of the Drum issue published

Sustainability is now a serious concern for brands and marketers pitching products to climate change-conscious consumers. We consider the best examples of  environmentally-friendly marketing and how brands can effectively tout their ecological credentials.

Subscribe to The Drum magazine here.

January 2020

The Drum Magazine
15th
The Drum February issue published

The Drum February issue published

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February 2020

The Drum Magazine
19th
The Drum March issue published

The Drum March issue published

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March 2020

The Drum Magazine
18th
The Drum April issue published

The Drum April issue published

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April 2020

The Drum Magazine
14th
The Drum May issue publised

The Drum May issue published

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May 2020

The Drum Magazine
13th
The Drum June issue published

The Drum June issue published

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June 2020

The Drum Magazine
16th
The Drum July issue published

The Drum July issue published

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July 2020

The Drum Magazine
14th
The Drum August issue published

The Drum August issue published

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August 2020

The Drum Magazine
11th
The Drum September issue published

The Drum September issue published

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September 2020

The Drum Magazine
16th
The Drum October issue published

The Drum October issue published

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October 2020

The Drum Magazine
13th
The Drum November issue published

The Drum November issue published

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November 2020

The Drum Magazine
18th
The Drum December issue published

The Drum December 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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