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. 

March 2017

The Drum Awards
3rd
Search Awards

Entry Deadline

8th
Chip Shop Awards

Entry Deadline

16th
MOMAs (Marketing On Mobile Awards)

Entry Deadline

21st
The Drum Awards: Worth a shot

WHAT: The Drum Awards: Worth a shot

WHEN: Tuesday 21st March, 12pm - 1pm 

WHERE: 15 Denman Street
Piccadilly Circus
London, W1D 7HN

Due to popular demand, The Drum Awards will be hosting an awards workshop at The Drum Arms (our Soho based pub) on Tuesday 21st March, from 12pm - 1pm.

This exclusive event will give you access to judges and previous winners where you will have the opportunity to ask questions like;

- What campaign should I pick?

- Where do I start when looking at the report structure?

- What are the judges really looking for?

This invitation is for anyone considering entering an awards programme this year. Register your interest today and stay one step ahead of the competition - places are limited to just 40 seats, so get in there quick. 

27th
Roses Creative Awards

Nominations Announced

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

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

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 Data and Innovation Conference

The Drum are proud media patners of IAB's Data and Innovation conference.

Learn more here.

20th
The Drum Arms

From 20-23rd March The Drum is taking over its very own pub to coincide with Advertising Week Europe. Check out The Drum Arms' full schedule of events here.

24th
Advertising Week Europe

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

Learn more here.

30th
Marketers in hyperdrive webinar: The dawn of a new age

Marketers in hyperdrive webinar: The dawn of a new age

Are marketers running at a hundred miles an hour and, as a result, too focused on box-ticking and just ‘getting things done’, rather than being mindful of having a real impact on the business?

Join the webinar for free

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

The Drum Awards
12th
Scottish Design Awards

Nominations Announced

13th
Marketing Awards

Nominations Announced

26th
Digital Trading Awards UK

Nominations Announced

28th
Chip Shop Awards

Nominations Announced

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

15th
The Drum Digital Trading Awards USA

Entry Deadline

 

23rd
The Drum Scottish Event Awards 2017

Entry Deadline

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

August 2017

The Drum Awards
11th
Creative Out of Home Awards

Entry Deadline

September 2017

The Drum Awards
7th
Recruitment Business Awards

Ceremony

7th September

The Midland Hotel, Manchester

21st
The Drum Digital Trading Awards USA

Ceremony

21st September

Edison Ballroom, New York

Other
27th
Clio Awards

The Clios is the esteemed international awards competition for the creative business. Founded in 1959 to celebrate high achievement in advertising, the Clios annually and throughout the year recognize the work, the agencies and the talent that push boundaries and establish new precedent.

Click here to learn more about how to enter.

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

11th
The Drum Scottish Event Awards 2017

Ceremony

11th October 2017

Glasgow

19th
DADIs (The Drum Awards for Digital Industries)

Ceremony

19th October

Park Plaza Westminster, London

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

7th
Content Awards

Ceremony

7th November

Marriott Grosvenor Square, London

8th
The Drum Creative Awards 2017

Ceremony

8th November

Emirates Stadium, London

23rd
Creative Out of Home Awards

Ceremony

23rd November

Emirates Stadium, London

29th
Social Buzz Awards

Ceremony

29th November

Marriott Grosvenor Square, London

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