The Drum Calendar

There's never a dull moment at The Drum.

Discover everything we're up to and how to get involved here on The Drum Calendar. 

January 2019

Other
8th
CES

CES 2019

The Drum will be reporting from one of the world's largest consumer tech conferences. Our editorial team will be reporting on the biggest trends and debates at the conference, providing essential intel for marketers. 

29th
Events Events 2019

Events Events 2019

Events-Events - for all event professionals encompasses the Conference Summit; Event Marketing Summit; Awards Summit; Association SummitVenue Summit and the invitation-only Leaders Forum.    

Register here and quote "The Drum" when booking for a 10% discount.

The Drum Awards
10th
The Drum Search Awards deadline

The Drum Search Awards deadline

Each year, The Drum Search Awards sees the elite of the search industry gather together to praise the best of their sector. The deadline for these awards is January 10.

Register your interest here.

25th
The Drum Marketing Awards (US) deadline

The Drum Marketing Awards (US) deadline

The Drum Marketing Awards celebrate the best marketers and campaigns in the US. The deadline for these awards is 25 January.

Register your interest here.

Events
17th
Awards Workshop Breakfast - NY

Awards Workshop Breakfast - NY

Become an expert in awards report writing with The Drum Awards Workshop. The information you include could make the difference between winning a trophy or going home empty-handed. Attend this event to give you the best opportunity to succeed.

Register your interest here

23rd
Predictions 2019 - UK

Predictions 2019 - UK

Join The Drum for its annual Predictions Breakfast that provides marketers with a guide to the challenges and opportunities ahead in 2019.

Register your interest here.

23rd
 Predictions 2019 - US

 Predictions 2019 - US

Join The Drum for its annual Predictions Breakfast that provides marketers with a guide to the challenges and opportunities ahead in 2019.

Register your interest here.

The Drum Network
17th
The Drum Network Client Relationship Group Breakfast

The Drum Network Client Relationship Group Breakfast

17 January 8.30-10.30
The Drum

It’s not uncommon to see news of agency execs job swapping with their clients. But how often do you see the account exec leave the office to visit the client, never mind step into their shoes and swap roles?

As part of the Drum network Client Services group, our breakfast meeting on 17 January will see the launch of the 2019 Drum Network Job swap. Our goal? To get 10 agencies to participate and have their client services (AM to AM) team step into the shoes, or limited edition vintage trainers of their client counterparts. If you’re up for it, come and join us for breakfast on 17 January. This breakfast event is available to any Premium or Platinum member of The Drum Network.

Register here.

22nd
The Drum Network Manchester Profit Workshop

The Drum Network Manchester Profit Workshop

22 January 9.00-11.00
The WOW Company

The Drum Network team, in partnership with The WOW company will host agencies from 9am to discuss topical industry issues and provide breakfast & networking. During the interactive workshop we'll share the latest thinking to help you increase profit in your agency. We'll explore innovative pricing strategies, project management hacks and share what the most profitable agencies are doing right now. You'll leave with ideas that you can implement immediately that will make a big impact on the profit you make in 2019. 

This is a free event and is ideal for all senior members of marketing agencies, whether design, digital, advertising, PR or other disciplines.

Book your spot here.

23rd
The Drum Network Bristol Profit Workshop

The Drum Network Bristol Profit Workshop

23 January 9.30-11.30
The WOW Company

The Drum comes to Bristol on 23rd January to host an agency breakfast and a supercharged 1 hour profit workshop. 

The Drum Network team, in partnership with The WOW company will host agencies from 9am to discuss topical industry issues and provide breakfast & networking. During the interactive workshop we'll share the latest thinking to help you increase profit in your agency. We'll explore innovative pricing strategies, project management hacks and share what the most profitable agencies are doing right now. You'll leave with ideas that you can implement immediately that will make a big impact on the profit you make in 2019. 

This is a free event and is ideal for all senior members of marketing agencies, whether design, digital, advertising, PR or other disciplines.

Book your spot here.

30th
The Drum Network New Business Group Lunch

The Drum Network New Business Group Lunch

30 January 12.30-2.30
JFDI

Help make 2019 the year of new Business for your agency. On 30 January, we'll be partnering with New Business agency JFDI to reveal the results of the 2018 New Business Barometer.

The Barometer, which is now in its third year, serves as market intelligence and a benchmarking tool for measuring your agency's new business performance. Completed by over 80 agencies, the Barometer provides insights that inform important investment decisions that directly affect agency growth, namely filling pipelines, converting pitches and growing existing clients.

Register your interest here.

February 2019

The Drum Awards
1st
The Drum Marketing Awards (Europe) deadline

The Drum Marketing Awards (Europe) deadline

The Drum Marketing Awards celebrate the best marketers and campaigns internationally. The deadline for these awards is 1 February.

Register your interest here.

6th
The Drum Online Media Awards deadline

The Drum Online Media Awards deadline

The Drum Online Media Awards is the worldwide awards scheme that identifies the most innovative, engaging and stand-out news and views from across the globe.

The deadline for the awards is 6 February. Register your interest here.

7th
The Drum Digital Advertising Awards deadline

The Drum Digital Advertising Awards deadline

The Digital Advertising Awards Europe, formerly The Drum Digital Trading Awards (DTAs), rewards the best in programmatic performance and gives recognition to the most effective campaigns and innovative thinkers in the ad-tech industry.

The deadline is 7 February. Register your interest here.

12th
The Drum Mobile Awards deadline

The Drum Mobile Awards deadline

The Mobile Awards return to celebrate another fantastic year in mobile marketing.

The deadline is 12 February. Register your interest here.

14th
The Drum Recommends Awards deadline

The Drum Recommends Awards deadline

Deadline to enter The Drum Recommends Awards, which celebrate the agencies which are highest-rated by clients.

Deadline is 14 February. Register your interest here.

20th
The Drum Roses Awards deadline

The Drum Roses Awards deadline

The Drum Roses Awards strive to find the hidden gems in advertising, design and digital. We celebrate exceptional creative talent providing a platform to shine outside of London.

The deadline is 20 February. Register your interest here.

The Drum Network
5th
The Drum Network Content Workshop

The Drum Network Content Workshop

5 February 9.00-11.00
The Drum

Want to know how to get the most from your content and The Drum Network? Here’s a chance to meet the editorial team behind The Drum Network, and find out what makes great content with tips on making sure you get maximum value from the membership. We’ll cover everything from news to thought leadership, online and print.

Click here to book.

12th
The Drum Network Awards Workshop

The Drum Network Awards Workshop

12 February 12.00-2.00
TMW, Unlimited House, 10 Great Pulteney Street, London, W1F 9NB

We’re hosting a lunch and learn focussing on the tips and techniques of winning awards. Covering how to craft a winning entry, judges empathy, creative support. We’ll take a look at The Drum Awards of course, but also the wider awards landscape.

Click here to book.

27th
The Drum Commercial Group Breakfast

The Drum Commercial Group Breakfast

27 February 8.30-10.30
Start Design

The second of our Commercial group breakfasts takes place on 27 February. We'll cover two key topics during the session: strategies for dealing with procurement and how to move to a value-based pricing model.

Book your spot here.

Other
12th
Esports Bar, Cannes

Esports Bar, Cannes

Esports BAR Cannes is the world's business event where top-management esports executives and non-endemic leaders meet to shape esports’ future. In three days, Esports BAR Cannes offers an exclusive 1-to-1 Matchmaking that carefully mix industry leaders, together with a 3-day Forum programme featuring mentoring and insights to develop business expertise in esports.

Register your interest here

25th
Mobile World Congress

Mobile World Congress 2019

Our editorial team will be present at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, reporting on the biggest trends and news from the world's largest exhibition for the mobile industry.

Contact:

sam.bradley@thedrum.com

March 2019

The Drum Awards
7th
The Drum Design Awards deadline

The Drum Design Awards deadline

The Drum Design Awards exclusively recognise great design being produced by agencies globally and give you an opportunity to see your best design work rewarded.

The deadline is 7 March. Register your interest here.

14th
The Drum Chip Shop Awards deadline

The Drum Chip Shop Awards deadline

The Chip Shop Awards celebrate pure, unadulterated creativity. It's a platform where anything and everything is allowed, an awards with no rules and no boundaries meaning the possibilities are endless.

The deadline is 14 March. Register your interest here.

Events
12th
Agency Acceleration Day

Agency Acceleration Day

Venue TBC

This essential industry event is for all marketing communication agencies, big and small. This one-day event will give you insightful, actionable and practical advice on all you need to know on how to reach the next level of success.

Register your interest here.

Other
18th
Advertising Week Europe 2019

Advertising Week Europe 2019

18-22 March, London

The Drum's editorial team will be reporting from Advertising Week Europe, held in London every year.

April 2019

Events
4th
Programmatic Punch 2019

Programmatic Punch 2019

Ogilvy & Mather 636 11th Avenue, New York, NY 10036.

As a famous boxer once said ‘Everyone has a plan until they get a punch in the face.’
Well, a 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 succumb to its threats.

Register your interest here.

The Drum Awards
4th
The Drum Search Awards

The Drum Search Awards

Each year, The Drum Search Awards sees the elite of the Search industry gather together to praise the best of their sector.

Learn more about the awards here.

11th
The Drum Marketing Awards (US)

The Drum Marketing Awards (US)

The Drum Marketing Awards celebrate the best marketers and campaigns in the US.

Register your interest here.

Other
10th
Upfronts/Newfronts

Upfronts/Newfronts

The Upfronts Newfronts season will see media outlets from across traditional and digital media world pitch their content to media buyers across the industry. The Drum's editorial team will keep you up to date with the latest news and trends during this important period.

16th
Voxburner’s Youth Marketing Strategy

Voxburner’s Youth Marketing Strategy

Voxburner’s Youth Marketing Strategy is returning to London for a ninth year for the biggest coming together of the youth marketing industry in the world. Join over 2,500 brands, agencies, non-profits, colleges, media owners and youth organisations for a two day festival in the heart of youth culture, Shoreditch.

Use code DRUM20 for 20% off.

People can book tickets via this link.

May 2019

The Drum Awards
7th
The Drum Mobile Awards

The Drum Mobile Awards

The Mobile Awards return to celebrate another fantastic year in mobile marketing. 

Find out more information here.

14th
The Drum Digital Advertising Awards (Europe)

The Drum Digital Advertising Awards (Europe)

Details TBC.

A must for your awards calendar in 2019. The Digital Trading Awards will bring together the elite of the industry to celebrate and reward their success over the past year.

Learn more information here.

15th
The Drum Marketing Awards (Europe)

The Drum Marketing Awards (Europe) 

The Drum Marketing Awards celebrate the best marketers and campaigns internationally.

Register your interest here.

17th
The Drum Roses Awards

The Drum Roses Awards

The Drum Roses Awards strive to find the hidden gems in advertising, design and digital. We celebrate exceptional creative talent providing a platform to shine outside of London. 

Register your interest here.

June 2019

The Drum Awards
13th
The Chip Shop Awards

The Chip Shop Awards

The Chip Shop Awards celebrate pure, unadulterated creativity. It's a platform where anything and everything is allowed, an awards with no rules and no boundaries meaning the possibilities are endless!

Register your interest here.

27th
The Drum Design Awards

The Drum Design Awards

The Drum Design Awards exclusively recognise great design being produced by agencies globally and give you an opportunity to see your best design work rewarded.

Register your interest here.

Other
19th
Cannes 2019

Cannes 2019

As the biggest advertising festival in the world, The Drum will be at Cannes in full force, with our own events, parties and editorial staff at La Croisette.

See 2018's reporting here.

September 2019

Other
19th
DMEXCO 2019

DMEXCO 2019

As one of the world's largest expositions and conferences for the digital and tech industries, the eyes of the marketing world will be focused on Dmexco. The Drum's editorial team will be in Cologne for the expo, reporting on the new tech on show as well as vital discussions on their impact.

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