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. 

January 2017

Other
16th
Experiments In Storytelling - free webinar

A webinar with a difference.

This webinar on content and storytelling will feature a panel of industry experts. All the questions will be asked by Drum readers so we'll be getting the answers to the questions that keep you up at night. No filler.

Join the webinar here 

The Drum Conferences
18th
The Predictions Breakfast

Following our hugely successful editorial feature on what 2017 holds for the marketing world The Drum will be hosting a breakfast event to talk through those predictions, quiz those who made the predictions, add a few of our own and unearth some more from our audience. We will look at the latest innovation in VR, AI, Video, Social, adtech amongst others. If you want to know what will be driving marketing in 2017 then you need to be there, register now.

The Drum Network
24th
Accelerating profitable agency growth in 2017

The Drum Network will be kicking off the first Business Jam of the year in Hackney House, Shoreditch. The event is based on agency culture and the effect it can have on success. Experts in the area, Greengrass consulting, will be hosting the interactive afternoon based on their recent research.

To attend this afternoon session, purchase your ticket here now for just £179. Drum Network members can attend this event for free. To reserve your place or to find out more about becoming a member please contact jessica.davis@thedrum.com 

25th
The Drum Network

New Business: Make Small Changes, Reap Big Rewards.

Do you often find yourself wondering how other agencies manage to land accounts? Or plan new and exciting business ideas which tail off when projects get in the way?

We have invited Gunpowder’s Lucy Man to present a free webinar, to help with these issues which many agencies face. Sign up here

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

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

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
14th
Deadline for the RAR Awards

Deadline for collecting ratings for the RAR Awards

March 2017

The Drum Awards
3rd
Search Awards

Entry Deadline

Other
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

RAR Awards Ceremony

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

17th
The Drum Design Awards

Ceremony

17th May

Venue TBC

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

8th
Chip Shop Awards

Ceremony

8th June

Electric Brixton, London

RAR
1st
RAR Digital Awards Ceremony

RAR Digital Awards Ceremony. Date TBC. 

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:

October 2017

The Drum Awards
1st
Scottish Creative Awards

Ceremony

Date TBC

Venue TBC

Contact:
1st
Scottish Event Awards

Ceremony

Date TBC

Venue TBC

Contact:
19th
DADIs (The Drum Awards for Digital Industries)

Ceremony

19th October

Park Plaza Westminster, London

Contact:

November 2017

The Drum Awards
1st
Cream Awards

Ceremony

Date TBC

Venue TBC

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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:

December 2017

The Drum Awards
5th
UK Event Awards

Ceremony

5th December

Marriott Grosvenor Square, London

Contact: