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February 2020

The Drum Network

05 Feb
2020

The Drum Network: creative & tech group breakfast

5 February, 9-10.30am

Creativity is the bedrock of our industry. The Drum Network’s creative & tech group sets out to explore the possibilities of technology when it comes to the creation of creative works, from the inception of an idea to its delivery.

At our upcoming event we’ll be taking a look at the most pressing issues around technology and creativity with some of our most innovative members, with the aim of troubleshooting our tech woes and inspiring one another creatively. This event is tailored to senior figures within the marketing and agency worlds, who have been making best use of technology in service of creativity within their own organisations

Register your interest here.

06 Feb
2020

The Drum Network US: agency commercial group breakfast 

6 February, 9.00-10.30am

Procurement negotiation tactics. Our first commercial breakfast of 2020 will tackle the big issue of dealing with procurement. The event is informal and a round table discussion for agencies to collaborate over tactics and ideas to enable better negotiation with client procurement departments.

Register your interest here.

11 Feb
2020

The Drum Network US: client relations group breakfast

11 February, 9.00-10.30am

With so much more project-based work coming into agencies, it’s more challenging than ever to build long-lasting and strategic relationships with clients. Join us for breakfast where we’ll have an open discussion around how agencies can ensure that the old school skills of the suits live on and avoid drifting into project management. 

Register your interest here.

13 Feb
2020

The Drum Network: Client relationships group breakfast

13 February, 9-10.30am

With so much more project-based work coming into agencies, it’s more challenging than ever to build long lasting and strategic relationships with clients.

Join us for breakfast where we’ll have an open discussion around how agencies can ensure that the old school skills of the suits live on and avoid drifting into project management.

Register your interest here.

20 Feb
2020

The Drum Network US: agency start-up group lunch

20 February, 12-1.30pm

Join us for lunch at the US Drum Network agency start-up group.

This event is for anybody that works for an agency that is in its first 3 years of business. We know that those initial 3 years bring many different challenges to the more established agencies, including cash flow, new business, HR issues, office space, recruitment.

This breakfast event is free to attend and will focus on peer to peer learning in a very informal round table style format. We will discuss future topics and objectives for the group and unearth some of the key challenges faced when starting a new agency.

Register your interest here.

25 Feb
2020

The Drum Network US: CEO lunch

25 February, 12-1.30pm

The Drum Network CEO lunch event will focus on what short and long terms plans independent agency owners can put in place with a potential exit in mind. This event will have a guest speaker from Winterberry group, who will discuss latest trends in agency growth, valuation and exit strategies.

Register your interest here.

28 Feb
2020

The Drum Network US: the happiness hour breakfast

28 February, 9-10am

On the last Friday of every month, The Drum Network will host the Agency Happiness Hour - a free to attend event for anybody that’s interested in their own, or the wellbeing of their agency’s staff.

The February happiness hour will focus on one of the key stresses of agency life. Time management. Spend an hour with your peers and speakers for an interactive discussion around how agency talent can manage their workload and client expectations with new time management tactics. Don’t miss out - this hour will save you many more afterwards.

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Events

13 Feb
2020

The Drum Predictions 2020: Singapore

13 February, 8.40-11.30am

Join The Drum’s first APAC Predictions Breakfast on 13 February 2020, where we explore disruptions throughout our business, culture and technology. And take a quick spin to a look at some of the wonders the new decade, and lunar new year, might have in store.

From fraud to measurement to the new consumer of the future, we will provide a line-up of experts to discuss trends in the connected world.

Register your interest here.

28 Feb
2020

Drumcast: how can you avoid burnout in 2020?

28 February, 1-2pm

Emotional, physical and mental exhaustion are all signs of the recently identified professional phenomenon, workplace 'burnout'.

Find out more about how to manage and avoid workplace burnout and how you can make your team as creative and productive as possible by watching the Asana Drumcast.

Register your interest here.

The Drum Awards

14 Feb
2020

The Drum Online Media Awards (entry deadline)

14 February

14 Feb
2020

The Drum Recommends Awards (entry deadline)

14 February

14 Feb
2020

The Drum Digital Advertising Awards Europe (entry deadline)

14 February

 

20 Feb
2020

The Drum Roses Awards (entry deadline)

20 February

 

28 Feb
2020

The Drum Design Awards (entry deadline)

28 February

The Drum Magazine

26 Feb
2020

The Drum March issue published - guest edit

Details TBC

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27 Feb
2020

Hospital Club presents The Drum Live: March issue

27 February

Do you want to keep ahead of the competition?

At these exclusive breakfast events, we'll dive into the future of tech, communications and creativity with the editors of The Drum, Europe's best-read marketing platform.

They'll be bringing along expert guests from the worlds of media, digital and advertising to give you the inside track on the next big industry trends - bringing The Drum magazine to life.

The Drum Online

27 Feb
2020

Drumcast: the visual trends that will define 2020 in partnership with Adobe Stock

27 February, 10-11am

As a creative and a marketer, is there anything worse than stagnation? To stay abreast of visual trends join The Drum, in conversation with Adobe Stock and Dentsu, as we draw from Adobe's 2020 Creative Trends report and explore some of the most important visual trends of the year and learn how you can implement these into your campaigns.

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27 Feb
2020

Drumcast: how community can play a central role in your business strategy in parnership with Workplace from Facebook

27 February, 11-11.40am

In an evolving workplace, communicating effectively is of paramount importance. In our DrumCast, we'll be exploring the ways effective communications can propel your brand and business to success. We'll do a deep dive into the power of community, why it's important to create an environment for your team to contribute, not just receive information.

Register your interest here.

March 2020

The Drum Online

12 Mar
2020

Drumcast: What should leadership look like in the 2020s in partnership with Workplace from Facebook

12 March, 11-11.45am 

Creating a business culture where all employees feel like they have an important role to play is not easy. But what can leaders do to inspire the workplace over the next decade? Our final DrumCast discuss how chief executives can create a dynamic workplace, and why properly utilising technology will be increasingly crucial over the coming years.

Register your interest here.

Events

15 Mar
2020

The Drum Arms in Texas 

15-16 March 

The Drum Arms is our antidote to the usual conference scene. Our pop-up pub provides you with a chance to hear the information you really want to know, and probably won't hear anywhere else!

We'll be cutting through the noise of SXSW and hosting events at our very own pop-up pub. Come join us for a pint and some good old fashioned debates on the topics that really matter in the industry. 

Join the mailing list here, see the agenda here.

16 Mar
2020

The Drum Arms in London

16 March

The Drum Arms is our antidote to the usual conference scene. Our pop-up pub provides you with a chance to hear the information you really want to know, and probably won't hear anywhere else!

We'll be cutting through the noise of Advertising Week Europe and hosting events at our very own pop-up pub. Come join us for a pint and some good old fashioned debates on the topics that really matter in the industry. 

Join the mailing list here, see the agenda here.

25 Mar
2020

Agency Acceleration Day UK 2020

25 March

This essential one-day event is filled with actionable insights and practical advice, to help marketing communication agencies, both big and small, reach the next level of success.

Register your interest here.

26 Mar
2020

Agency Acceleration Day APAC 

Postponed until 30 June

Agency Acceleration Day is all about growing your business.
This essential day is filled with actionable insights and practical advice, to help marketing communication agencies, both big and small, reach the next level of success.

Register your interest here.

The Drum Magazine

18 Mar
2020

The Drum Religion issue published

Subscribe to The Drum magazine here.

24 Mar
2020

Hospital Club presents The Drum Live: April issue

24 March

Do you want to keep ahead of the competition?

At these exclusive breakfast events, we'll dive into the future of tech, communications and creativity with the editors of The Drum, Europe's best-read marketing platform.

They'll be bringing along expert guests from the worlds of media, digital and advertising to give you the inside track on the next big industry trends - bringing The Drum magazine to life.

The Drum Awards

19 Mar
2020

The Drum Chip Shop Awards (entry deadline)

19 March

April 2020

The Drum Awards

02 Apr
2020

The Drum Digital Advertising Awards US (entry deadline)

2 April

09 Apr
2020

The Drum Marketing Awards US (ceremony)

9 April 

21 Apr
2020

The Drum Marketing Awards Europe (ceremony)

21 April

22 Apr
2020

The Drum Search Awards (ceremony)

22 April

28 Apr
2020

The Drum Online Media Awards (ceremony)

28 April 

29 Apr
2020

The Drum Recommends Awards (ceremony)

29 April

30 Apr
2020

The Drum Digital Advertising Awards Europe (ceremony)

30 April

The Drum Magazine

21 Apr
2020

The Drum Space issue published

Subscribe to The Drum magazine here

23 Apr
2020

Hospital Club presents The Drum Live: May issue

23 April 

Do you want to keep ahead of the competition?

At these exclusive breakfast events, we'll dive into the future of tech, communications and creativity with the editors of The Drum, Europe's best-read marketing platform.

They'll be bringing along expert guests from the worlds of media, digital and advertising to give you the inside track on the next big industry trends - bringing The Drum magazine to life.

May 2020

The Drum Awards

13 May
2020

The Drum Awards breakfast workshop

13 May

It's always difficult to get started writing your report for an awards entry. How much information should you really include? You don't want to bore them to death, but you want to include crucial information. That could make the difference between winning a trophy or going home empty-handed. We're giving you the best opportunity to succeed here.

Register your interest here.

14 May
2020

The Drum Roses Awards (ceremony)

14 May

20 May
2020

The Drum Design Awards (ceremony)

20 May

The Drum Magazine

20 May
2020

The Drum Gaming issue published

Subscribe to The Drum magazine here.

21 May
2020

Hospital Club presents The Drum Live: June issue

21 May

Do you want to keep ahead of the competition?

At these exclusive breakfast events, we'll dive into the future of tech, communications and creativity with the editors of The Drum, Europe's best-read marketing platform.

They'll be bringing along expert guests from the worlds of media, digital and advertising to give you the inside track on the next big industry trends - bringing The Drum magazine to life.

June 2020

The Drum Awards

04 Jun
2020

The Drum Chip Shop Awards (ceremony)

4 June

 

10 Jun
2020

The Drum Digital Advertising Awards US (ceremony)

10 June

12 Jun
2020

The Drum PR Awards US (early bird deadline)

12 June

Events

10 Jun
2020

Programmatic Punch NYC

10 June

As a famous boxer once said, "everyone has a plan until they get a punch in the face." Programmatic gurus like yourself know that a perfect combination of innovation and regulation in adtech could – metaphorically speaking – add up to such a punch.

The Drum’s Programmatic Punch is designed to help you duck and dive to ensure you exploit the opportunities of this new age, as opposed to succumbing to its threats. The event aims to serve as a wake-up call about the revolution this industry is going through. Last year we learned from industry leaders such as Bloomberg Media, Avis, and The Economist on how this industry is developing.

Register your interest here.

30 Jun
2020

Agency Acceleration Day APAC

30 June

Agency Acceleration Day is all about growing your business.
This essential day is filled with actionable insights and practical advice, to help marketing communication agencies, both big and small, reach the next level of success.

Register your interest here.

The Drum Magazine

16 Jun
2020

The Drum July issue published - guest edit

Details TBC

Subscribe to The Drum magazine here.

18 Jun
2020

Hospital Club presents The Drum Live: July issue

Do you want to keep ahead of the competition?

At these exclusive breakfast events, we'll dive into the future of tech, communications and creativity with the editors of The Drum, Europe's best-read marketing platform.

They'll be bringing along expert guests from the worlds of media, digital and advertising to give you the inside track on the next big industry trends - bringing The Drum magazine to life.

July 2020

The Drum Magazine

21 Jul
2020

The Drum Future of Tokyo issue published

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23 Jul
2020

Hospital Club presents The Drum Live: August issue

23 July

Do you want to keep ahead of the competition?

At these exclusive breakfast events, we'll dive into the future of tech, communications and creativity with the editors of The Drum, Europe's best-read marketing platform.

They'll be bringing along expert guests from the worlds of media, digital and advertising to give you the inside track on the next big industry trends - bringing The Drum magazine to life.

August 2020

The Drum Magazine

18 Aug
2020

The Drum Future of Video issue published

Subscribe to The Drum magazine here.

19 Aug
2020

Hospital Club presents The Drum Live: September issue

19 August

Do you want to keep ahead of the competition?

At these exclusive breakfast events, we'll dive into the future of tech, communications and creativity with the editors of The Drum, Europe's best-read marketing platform.

They'll be bringing along expert guests from the worlds of media, digital and advertising to give you the inside track on the next big industry trends - bringing The Drum magazine to life.

September 2020

The Drum Awards

09 Sep
2020

The Drum Awards breakfast workshop

9 September

It's always difficult to get started writing your report for an awards entry. How much information should you really include? You don't want to bore them to death, but you want to include crucial information. That could make the difference between winning a trophy or going home empty-handed. We're giving you the best opportunity to succeed here.

Register your interest here.

The Drum Magazine

22 Sep
2020

The Drum Future of Retail issue published

Subscribe to The Drum magazine here.

24 Sep
2020

Hospital Club presents The Drum Live: October issue

24 September

Do you want to keep ahead of the competition?

At these exclusive breakfast events, we'll dive into the future of tech, communications and creativity with the editors of The Drum, Europe's best-read marketing platform.

They'll be bringing along expert guests from the worlds of media, digital and advertising to give you the inside track on the next big industry trends - bringing The Drum magazine to life.

 

October 2020

The Drum Magazine

22 Oct
2020

Hospital Club presents The Drum Live: November issue

22 October

Do you want to keep ahead of the competition?

At these exclusive breakfast events, we'll dive into the future of tech, communications and creativity with the editors of The Drum, Europe's best-read marketing platform.

They'll be bringing along expert guests from the worlds of media, digital and advertising to give you the inside track on the next big industry trends - bringing The Drum magazine to life.

22 Oct
2020

The Drum Music issue published

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November 2020

The Drum Awards

10 Nov
2020

The Drum Awards breakfast workshop

10 November

It's always difficult to get started writing your report for an awards entry. How much information should you really include? You don't want to bore them to death, but you want to include crucial information. That could make the difference between winning a trophy or going home empty-handed. We're giving you the best opportunity to succeed here.

Register your interest here.

Events

17 Nov
2020

Pitch Perfect UK

17 November

How can your agency win new business and perfect the pitch process? This event will share insights from other agencies who have won new business against the odds; in new markets; without pitching and through other interesting ways.

In the past, we saw top brands from Microsoft, Sloggi, Tina Fegent Limited and London North Eastern Railway give personal insight in small groups sessions on the client/agency relationship.

The Drum Magazine

18 Nov
2020

The Drum India issue published

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19 Nov
2020

Hospital Club presents The Drum Live: December issue

19 November

Do you want to keep ahead of the competition?

At these exclusive breakfast events, we'll dive into the future of tech, communications and creativity with the editors of The Drum, Europe's best-read marketing platform.

They'll be bringing along expert guests from the worlds of media, digital and advertising to give you the inside track on the next big industry trends - bringing The Drum magazine to life.

December 2020

The Drum Magazine

16 Dec
2020

The Drum January issue published

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