Creative Trends

How you can prevent the creative class of ‘21 becoming a lost generation

2020 was a tough year for many; not least the thousands of art students who missed out on their final year degree shows, normally a life-defining moment that sets them up for a bright future in the creative industries. That’s why, this year, The Drum has teamed up with Canon to give the Class of 2021 a second chance to get the recognition they deserve, demonstrating the power that marketing has... Read more


Gordon Young

founder and editor-in-chief, The Drum

Cathy Bittner

strategic business development manager, Canon Europe

Scarlett Montanaro

creative director, Revolt London

Sally Chan

senior teaching fellow in marketing, Leeds University Business School


Media and Tech

Harness new platforms and innovations, delivering multichannel experiences to effectively connect with your audience.

Creative Trends

Get ahead of tomorrow's consumer habits, and explore the latest trends in music, design and customer experience shaping today's most successful campaigns.

Process & Production

Streamline the creative process and discover fresh approaches to collaboration. Learn how agencies and brands around the world are redefining what's possible.

Ideas and inspiration

Hear from top-ranked companies and people, and get inspired by the world-leading agencies and brands behind this year's most awarded work.

Creativity. It's the secret sauce that makes the most memorable and effective campaigns. The ingredient that makes great marketing, maximizes media and energizes experiences. This event is not just for creative leaders but for those on the frontline, the next generation of creative talent, and the teams in media and tech that together will shape the big ideas and best campaigns of the future.