The Drum Diary

There's never a dull moment at The Drum.

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

February 2017

The Drum Awards
1st
The Drum Awards Workshop Breakfast

Date: Wednesday 1st February
Time: 8.30am arrival, 9.00am - 10.00am
Address: The Drum, 23 Curtain Road, London, EC2A 3LT

We get many questions every year about how to approach entries for our awards. What campaign should I pick? Where do I start when looking at the report structure? What are the judges really looking for?

The Drum is providing the opportunity to answer all your questions and get you on the fast track to writing a successful awards submission.

Our panel will consist of three judges and two previous winners of our awards, so you will hear tips from both sides of the table. 

10th
Roses Creative Awards

Entry Deadline

17th
The Drum Marketing Awards

Entry Deadline

17th
The Drum Design Awards

Entry Deadline

21st
WhatsApp Q&A

Date: Tuesday 21 February
Time: 2.00pm GMT - 3.00pm GMT

What campaign should I pick? Where do I start when looking at the report structure? What are the judges really looking for?

The Drum is providing the opportunity to answer all your questions and get you on the fast track to a successful awards submission, by inviting you to a WhatsApp broadcast list Q&A on Tuesday 21 February.

Click here to find out more and register.

22nd
Scottish Design Awards

Entry Deadline

24th
Online Media Awards

Entry Deadline

24th
The Digital Trading Awards

Entry Deadline

Other
8th
Influencer marketing breakfast briefing

Join The Drum and Julius in New York, along with industry thought leaders for a morning discussion around the good, the bad, and the ugly of influencer marketing. 

We’ll confirm and debunk myths, share successes and failures, and discuss what lies ahead as influencer marketing spend grows.

Join here

23rd
The Drum Coffee Morning

Join us for our monthly Coffee Morning where you will get a chance to meet our CEO and our teams, including The Drum Studios, The Drum Network, Live Events and RAR. You will also be the first to get your hands on the February edition of The Drum magazine! To join us for laidback chats, mingling and delicious pastries, please get in touch.

27th
Mobile World Congress

The Drum are proud media partners of Mobile World Congress 2017.

GSMA Mobile World Congress is where mobile leaders learn, network, celebrate and advance the mobile industry. This senior-level conference and technology exhibition will assemble over 101,000 industry professionals to showcase how ‘Mobile is The Next Element’.

Learn more at www.mobileworldcongress.com

 

The Drum Network
8th
The Drum Network

This year The Drum Network will be hosting our Elite Members Annual Dinner, an event which has become an eagerly anticipated opportunity for our Elite members to get together to talk through the last year and share stories and experiences. It’s also a great place to make new contacts and discuss strategies for the year ahead in a relaxed atmosphere, hearing from a small number of industry experts. By Invitation Only.

RAR
21st
Extended deadline for the RAR Awards

Extended deadline for collecting ratings for the RAR Awards

March 2017

The Drum Awards
3rd
Search Awards

Entry Deadline

8th
Chip Shop Awards

Entry Deadline

16th
MOMAs

Entry Deadline

Other
8th
What is a DMP: What every marketer needs to know to drive business results

Join our panel of experts to learn about the latest technologies that will help you reap the benefits of a DMP. From cross-channel orchestration to using beacon technology – you will learn everything about DMPs from the ground up and how they can supercharge your marketing. 

Join the free webinar

13th
IAB Digital Techfronts

The Drum are proud media patners of IAB's Digital Techfronts conference.

Learn more here.

24th
Advertising Week Europe

The Drum are proud media partners of Advertising Week Europe 2017.

Learn more here.

The Drum Conferences
30th
Agency Acceleration Day

Amid a landscape of crises, both political and economical, here in the UK and globally, one thing that remains constant is that businesses and agencies still need to grow. Now in its 5th year, 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. Get your ticket here 

April 2017

RAR
26th
RAR Awards Ceremony

The RAR Awards 2017. With hundreds of guests in attendance, the RAR awards brings together some of the top-rated agencies from the industry.

Date: 26 April 2017
Venue: The Marriott Grosvenor Square, London
Time: 6.45pm for 7.15pm until 1am

Find out more here

30th
RAR Digital Awards

Deadline for collecting ratings for the RAR Digital Awards

May 2017

The Drum Awards
4th
Roses Creative Awards

Ceremony

4th May

The Midland Hotel, Manchester

11th
MOMAs (Marketing On Mobile Awards)

Ceremony

11th May

Emirates Stadium, London

25th
Scottish Design Awards

Ceremony

25th May

Venue TBC

25th
Search Awards

Ceremony

25th May

Marriott Grosvenor Square, London

30th
The Drum Marketing Awards

Ceremony

30th May

Park Plaza Westminster, London

31st
Digital Trading Awards

Ceremony

31st May

Park Plaza Westminster, London

The Drum Conferences
11th
Future of Marketing

What does the future hold? Well unless you have a crystal ball, it's basically impossible to guess but at The Future of Marketing, The Drum will look into the minds of the brightest sparks in the marketing industry.  Get your ticket here

June 2017

The Drum Awards
1st
Online Media Awards

Ceremony

1st June

Marriott Grosvenor Square, London

7th
Chip Shop Awards

Ceremony

7th June

Electric Brixton, London

8th
The Drum Design Awards

Ceremony

8th June

Emirates Stadium, London

The Drum Conferences
14th
Media Slap

Media Slap is a short, sharp hit of everything media publishers need to know about how to continually adapt your business model in an everchanging world. We’ll look at how to shape strategy going forward and focus on audience, content, and revenue models. If you are in the business of content publishing, this is a date not to be missed! Get your ticket here

RAR
14th
RAR Digital Awards Ceremony

RAR Digital Awards 2017

Date: 14 June 2017
Venue: Sheraton Grand, London Park Lane
Time: 6.45pm for 7.15pm until 1am

Find out more here

September 2017

The Drum Awards
7th
Recruitment Business Awards

Ceremony

7th September

The Midland Hotel, Manchester

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21st
The Drum Digital Trading Awards USA

Ceremony

21st September

Edison Ballroom, New York

Contact:
The Drum Conferences
28th
Plan It Day

The Drum's award-winning Do It Day series kicks off with Plan It Day. Here, we look at how marketers can help improve the world by helping charities and brands with their social good causes. Ideas, creatives and do-ers are all welcome! To hear more about how you can get involved or if you would like to share an idea, get in touch with us events@thedrum.com.

October 2017

The Drum Awards
1st
Scottish Creative Awards

Ceremony

Date TBC

Edinburgh

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11th
Scottish Event Awards

Ceremony

11th October 2017

Glasgow

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19th
DADIs (The Drum Awards for Digital Industries)

Ceremony

19th October

Park Plaza Westminster, London

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The Drum Conferences
19th
Brief Encounters

Now in its 5th year, The Drum's New Business Conference is a look at effective strategies to create the perfect pitch and make the most out of those all important Brief Encounters. First impressions always count so we discuss and present to you top tips on how to win over prospective clients and craft long-lasting relationships. Get tickets online here.

November 2017

The Drum Awards
1st
Cream Awards

Ceremony

Date TBC

Birmingham

Contact:
7th
Content Awards

Ceremony

7th November

Marriott Grosvenor Square, London

Contact:
8th
Dream Awards

Ceremony

8th November

Emirates Stadium, London

Contact:
23rd
Creative Out of Home Awards

Ceremony

23rd November

Emirates Stadium, London

Contact:
29th
Social Buzz Awards

Ceremony

29th November

Marriott Grosvenor Square, London

Contact:
The Drum Conferences
9th
Do It Day

Our belief that marketing can change the world is brought to life through our award-winning Do It Day event. We bring together marketers and creatives to support brands and charities by launching social good campaigns within 24hrs. Want to learn more? Visit our website to find out how you can become a part of our Do It Day legacy.

30th
Programmatic Punch

The Drum explore what's new in the industry and hear from the experts who are pioneering the way in Programmatic. We pitch industries top programmatic leaders alongside each other and discuss the hot topics all from our very own boxing ring. Get your tickets here.

December 2017

The Drum Awards
5th
UK Event Awards

Ceremony

5th December

Marriott Grosvenor Square, London

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