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. 

October 2019

Events
2nd
Story Times

Story Times: The art and science of visual storytelling in partnership with Shutterstock

2 October, doors open 12pm

The Drum, in partnership with Shutterstock, brings together creative visionaries for an afternoon focused on experiences and conversations about the future of visual storytelling and the evolution of brand communication.

Register your interest here.

3rd
Programmatic Punch: APAC

Programmatic Punch APAC

3 October, 8.30am

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.

16th
Agency Acceleration Day APAC

Agency Acceleration Day APAC

Agency Acceleration Day is all about growing your business. 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.

30th
#MarTechFest

#MarTechFest

Hawker House, Canada St, London SE16 7PJ

The 3rd annual #MarTechFest will be taking place on 30 October. Catch some rad speakers, knock back a beer or two and mingle with over 600 like-minded martech-ers!

Find out more here.

The Drum Awards
4th
The Drum Digital Advertising Awards APAC

The Drum Digital Advertising Awards APAC

JW Marriott Singapore South Beach

Rewarding programmatic performance, these awards are open to those in APAC’s ad-tech market; advertisers, publishers, agencies, platforms, trading desks, technology companies etc. They will recognise and reward those who can show that they offer a high value service or technology to their clients. The Drum also runs the Digital Trading Awards in the USA and UK.

Find out more here

9th
The Drum DADI Awards

The Drum DADI Awards

Park Plaza, Westminster Bridge

One of The Drum’s biggest and most prestigious awards, the Dadis (The Drum Awards for the Digital Industries) has been recognising digital excellence for over a decade. From apps to data, search to social media, UX to VR it continues to reward the best digital campaigns/strategies in the UK and internationally. 

Find out more here

30th
The Drum Content Awards

The Drum Content Awards

The Marriott Grosvenor Square, London

These awards honour the best content marketing & branded entertainment strategies and campaigns from the UK and around the world. 

Find out more here.

The Drum Network
8th
The Drum Network US: Talent group breakfast

The Drum Network US: Talent group breakfast

8 October, 9-10.30am

The Drum Network Talent breakfast in October will focus on agency well-being. We’ll discuss some recent research on the mental health of an agencies most prized asset…it’s talent. It’s ideal for anybody running an agency or with a role in company culture and HR.

18th
The Drum Network in Singapore

The Drum Network in Singapore

18 October, 9-10.30am

The Drum Network Talent breakfast in October will focus on agency well-being. We’ll discuss some recent research on the mental health of an agency's most prized asset…talent.

It’s ideal for anybody running an agency or with a role in company culture and HR.

The Drum Network events are based around peer to peer learning and collaboration. Places are limited to 10-12 people to ensure there is an environment where guests feel comfortable and share experiences in a relaxed and informal atmosphere.

Register your interest here.

22nd
The Drum Network US: New business group breakfast

The Drum Network US: New business group breakfast

22 October, 9-10.30am

Come and join The Drum Network for breakfast and discuss how to build and manage a successful pipeline. This event is perfect for anybody with a new business role in an agency. It’s peer to peer and we’ll learn about the recent tactics that are enabling agencies to move leads through a pipeline from initial lead generation, qualifying opportunities right through to the pitch.

Register your interest here.

24th
The Drum Network: New business breakfast

The Drum Network: New business breakfast

24 October, 9.30-11am

Business development consultancy The Future Factory are hosting an intimate roundtable for 9 people on the topic of new business emails. Arranging over 100 meetings with senior brand decision makers every month, they are well-placed to offer guidance on the complexities of this seemingly simple tool for uncovering & attracting new business opportunities.

The roundtable will be facilitated by Kimi Gilbert, The Future Factory’s Training & Development Director. With nearly 10 years’ experience of helping creative agencies grow, Kimi is also a mentor on the Mayor of London’s Business Growth Programme. 

Register your interest here.

The Drum Magazine
16th
The Drum November issue published - guest edit.

The Drum November issue published - guest edit

Our November issue, guest-edited by motoring journalists and broadcasters Richard Hammond and James May, looks at the future of the automotive sector and how it will impact the world of marketing.

Subscribe to The Drum here.

November 2019

The Drum Awards
7th
The Drum B2B Awards US

The Drum B2B Awards US

Edison Ballroom, NY.

Celebrating B2B’s bravest champions, these awards recognise the best B2B marketing campaigns/strategies from around the world. Finding and rewarding the best in terms of creativity, effectiveness, ROI and commercial results.

Find out more here.

13th
The Drum Advertising Awards

The Drum Advertising Awards

13 November, 6.45pm-late

The Drum Advertising Awards is an international event which celebrates and rewards the best creative work over the past year.

Whether you’re an agency, production company, brand, freelancer or simply just producing innovative work, this global competition exists to award you and shine a spotlight on the work which is cutting through and delivering results.

Register your interest here.

13th
The Drum Social Purpose Awards

The Drum Social Purpose Awards

13 November, 12.30-4.30pm

The Drum Social Purpose Awards is the international event that celebrates all organizations who are champions of change, and driving a more diverse, purposeful and socially responsible representation of marketing today.

Register your interest here.

13th
The Drum Digital Advertising Awards US

The Drum Digital Advertising Awards US

Edison Ballroom, NY.

Rewarding programmatic performance, these awards are open to those in the US ad-tech market; advertisers, publishers, agencies, platforms, trading desks, technology companies etc. They will recognise and reward those who can show that they offer a high value service or technology to their clients. 

Find out more here

14th
The Drum Agency Business Awards US

The Drum Agency Business Awards US

Edison Ballroom, NY.

The Agency Business Awards recognise the excellent marketing and strategic work being created by agencies around the world, and reward those agencies who are pushing the creative boundaries and demonstrating impressive growth.

Find out more here

21st
The Drum Out Of Home Awards

The Drum Out Of Home Awards

Emirates Stadium, London

The Drum Out of Home Awards recognises the most effective, creative and innovative strategies and campaign being produced for out of home media. These awards will showcase the best in traditional and digital OOH advertising. 

Find out more here.

26th
The Drum Agency Business Awards

The Drum Agency Business Awards

The Marriott Grosvenor Square, London

The Agency Business Awards recognise the excellent marketing and strategic work being created by agencies around the world, and reward those agencies who are pushing the creative boundaries and demonstrating impressive growth.

Find out more here

27th
The Drum Social Buzz Awards

The Drum Social Buzz Awards

The Marriott Grosvenor Square, London

The Drum Social Buzz Awards celebrate and reward the most effective social media campaigns and strategies from around the world. 

Find out more here.

The Drum Magazine
13th
The Drum December issue

The Drum December issue published

Details TBC.

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Events
14th
Agency Acceleration Day US 2019

Agency Acceleration Day US 

14 November, doors open 8.30am

Amid a landscape of crises, both political and economical, here in the US and globally, one thing that remains constant is that businesses and agencies still need to grow. This is the first year of 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. 

Register your interest here.

20th
Pitch Perfect 2019

Pitch Perfect 2019

20 November

Do you want to understand your client that bit better? Come along to the client workshops where you get the chance to delve into their mindsets by asking them questions you may not normally get the chance to. Build on your knowledge and create a solid business development plan by attending our jam packed panel sessions with industry experts.

Gain a better understanding on how to selectively target and proactively pursue the right prospects. Uncover ways to create a culture in your organisation, where everyone feels responsible for winning clients.

Book your ticket here.

20th
Branded Content Day

Branded Content Day 

Branded Content Day from Nemorin Film & Video, in partnership with BCMA, The Drum and The Video Suite returns for its third successive year.

This invitation-only event will explore how branded content engages and impacts audiences. Topics will include technology, return on investment (ROI), the broadcast / branded content crossover, print publishing and much more.

Join the waitlist here.

December 2019

Events
2nd
Programmatic Punch UK

Programmatic Punch UK

2 December, 8.30am

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 succumbing to its threats.

Register your interest here.

The Drum Awards
3rd
The Drum Recommended Digital Agency Awards

The Drum Recommended Digital Agency Awards

The Marriott Grosvenor Square, London

Every year we download client ratings for all digital services from recommendedagencies.com to identify which agencies are currently the highest-rated by clients, and recognise those agencies via the Awards. To participate in the awards, agencies must register an account on recommendedagencies.com gather client ratings, and take one of our membership options.

Find out more here.

4th
The Drum Experience Awards

The Drum Experience Awards

The Marriott Grosvenor Square, London

The awards celebrate the event industry as a whole. If you organise or promote, create brand activations, are a venue/hotel or an industry supplier, these awards are the perfect opportunity for those in the industry to promote what they do. 

Find out more here.

The Drum Magazine
18th
The Drum Order of The Drum issue published

The Drum Order of the Drum issue published

The Drum's January issue will look at the industry's best and worse moments over the past 12 months.

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January 2020

The Drum Magazine
15th
The Drum February issue published

The Drum Influencer issue published

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February 2020

The Drum Magazine
19th
The Drum March issue published

The Drum Space issue published

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March 2020

The Drum Magazine
18th
The Drum April issue published

The Drum Money issue published

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April 2020

The Drum Magazine
14th
The Drum May issue publised

The Drum Religion issue published

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May 2020

The Drum Magazine
13th
The Drum June issue published

The Drum Tokyo issue published

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June 2020

The Drum Magazine
16th
The Drum July issue published

The Drum Future of Marketing issue published

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July 2020

The Drum Magazine
14th
The Drum August issue published

The Drum Future of Media issue published

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August 2020

The Drum Magazine
11th
The Drum September issue published

The Drum Future of Video issue published

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September 2020

The Drum Magazine
16th
The Drum October issue published

The Drum Future of Retail issue published

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October 2020

The Drum Magazine
13th
The Drum November issue published

The Drum Music issue published

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November 2020

The Drum Magazine
18th
The Drum December issue published

The Drum India issue published

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December 2020

The Drum Magazine
16th
The Drum January issue published

The Drum January issue published

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