About Us


The Drum is a leading global publisher for the marketing and media industries. Our mission is to help our 1.2 million-plus readers prepare for what’s next. We provide actionable insights, guidance, inspiration and solutions. Each day we offer a deeper take on what’s important for our community — of thinkers, doers, creators and innovators.


Our manifesto


The moment for solutions is now. Job loss. Sickness. Civil unrest. We occupy a mortal, vulnerable moment for both our businesses and ourselves. The problems are directly in front of us, staring back. Unavoidable. We are managing them, wrestling with them.

At the same time, we are driven by hope, optimism, and an unyielding desire to move forward. We crave solutions; the hunger is voracious in nature. Yet, we know that many of the solutions we clung to, only months earlier, became antiquated long ago. We held on because of familiarity, comfort, and because it was expected, easy.

The truth is that even before the pandemic, our industry was in crisis. Now as we accelerate from pause to play to fast forward – we need to make decisions quickly, accurately and authentically. Because consumers are focusing on the behavior of brands and businesses like no other time.

There is an expectation for marketers to react, to help, to lead.

Drum understands both the challenges and opportunities at hand. But we will not navel-gaze at the problems. Instead, we are dedicating all of our resources to provide solutions for our readers. Our mission is to help you prepare for what’s next, to offer actionable insights, and guidance. This isn’t a time for nostalgia. It is a moment for inspiration, originality and a deeper take on what’s important.

We know this isn’t just about our perspective. This moment requires a community – of thinkers, doers, creators, innovators. The Drum is our voice and your voice. We are the solutions source as you lead your business. We are here to support you in your role as an organizational catalyst, brand builder, visionary and champion of diversity and inclusion who is looking, imagining, planning for the future. We know marketing can change the world by solving problems. That’s why solution-after-solution, we will create a rhythm of progress, together. We are your partners amid this new, unpredictable journey, full of infinite possibilities for success.

We are The Drum


Our team

18 languages spoken
15 countries called home
13 religions practised

With bases in Glasgow, London, New York and Singapore, our award-winning team deliver first-class content that informs and inspires our global audience.


Our approach


We celebrate exceptional work, companies and people, through our coverage and our programme of live and virtual events. And our products and services offer solutions for content marketing, business promotion, leadership development and agency growth.

We are proud to be a DICE certified company. That means that all our events meet the criteria pertaining to diversity, including gender, race, age, neurodiversity, disability and class. Equally our themes and content account for the experiences of a diverse range of communities, and protect against hate speech. Our events are accessible and inclusive. Our platform gives us the opportunity to be a force for positive change. By working with organisations that empower young people of many different backgrounds, we hope to help shape the future of our industry.


Get in touch


We’re always looking to add to our team and to forge new partnerships, so get in touch if you’d like to work for us or work with us.

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