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Who are the world's best new marketers? Nominate yourself or a peer for the Future 50


By Rebecca Stewart, Trends Editor

February 28, 2020 | 3 min read

The Drum's Future 50, which shines a spotlight on the world's best new marketers, has returned for 2020 and we need you to nominate up-and-coming talent.

Tell us who you think should feature on The Drum Future 50 Marketers list for 2020

Tell us who you think should feature on The Drum Future 50 Marketers list for 2020

We launched the Future 50 last year to give a platform to the next generation of client-side trailblazers shaking up brands and teaching the old guard some new tricks.

After our editorial team whittled down hundreds of nominations submitted by readers from around the world, we were proud to introduce the inaugural Future 50 featuring a new breed of marketers from brands including Amazon, Diageo, The New York Times, Five Guys, Elvie, PepsiCo and McLaren.

We profiled the Future 50 online and even dedicated an entire issue of The Drum magazine to them, and now we're asking you to put yourself forward or nominate someone you admire to be in the class of 2020.

To be considered for the Future 50 for 2020, nominees must currently work for a brand’s marketing department. They also must be under the age of 30 OR have worked in brand marketing for less than 18 months.

All relevant job titles falling under the marcomms umbrella will be considered.

Commenting on the project, The Drum's deputy editor Cameron Clarke said: "With the Future 50, we want to find the next crop of outstanding marketing thinkers, doers and leaders. Whether you work in a big brand or a smaller startup, if you're excelling in a client-side marketing role – or know someone who is – we want to hear from you."

The final 50 will be curated by The Drum’s editorial team after carefully considering each nominee’s testimonials – so to have the best chance of success, make sure key achievements and all other relevant information are included in your submissions.

You can nominate yourself or another client-side trailblazer here. The closing date for nominations has been extended until Wednesday 4 March.

The final 50 will be revealed by The Drum later this year.

Complete this short form to nominate yourself or someone else that you think deserves to make The Drum Future 50 Marketers

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