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. 

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

The Drum Magazine
25th
The Drum Coffee Morning

We invite you to our monthly coffee social to give you the chance to meet the CEO and our teams to learn a bit more about The Drum. We'll be sharing our exciting plans so we encourage you to share your ideas and what big projects you’re working on. Not only will there be lots of coffee on offer, you will also be the first to get your hands on a copy of our latest magazine too. Register here

Other
26th
How can marketers become better project managers?

Six project management skills every marketer needs to know

In today’s fast-paced, deadline-driven workplace, it is critical that marketers have the skills to plan and execute projects on time. However, most marketers have not even learnt the basics of project management, leading them to miss key deadlines and run over budgets.

So how can marketers overcome their project management hurdles? Join our panel of experts to learn the six essential skills needed to succeed in marketing project management. 

Join the webinar

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 Magazine
4th
The Drum Briefing: Brand & Music Marketing

As businesses seek to expand, many have gravitated towards the music industry to increase audience engagement and create experiences that connect with consumers. In support of this, The Drum will present a panel of industry heavyweights to discuss key developments in music marketing, brand partnerships and share their insights on how best to conduct business within this sector.

25th
The Drum Coffee Morning

We invite you to our monthly coffee social to give you the chance to meet the CEO and our teams to learn a bit more about The Drum. We'll be sharing our exciting plans so we encourage you to share your ideas and what big projects you’re working on. Not only will there be lots of coffee on offer, you will also be the first to get your hands on a copy of our latest magazine too. 

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

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.

24th
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

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