Digital
Transformation
Festival


16 March - 24 April 2020

Our online festival is underway with a packed programme of interviews and panels. Featuring talks from the industry’s biggest brands and most innovative individuals, this event explores what digital transformation really means for marketing.

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3 Apr 09:00 GMT / 05:00 EST

The Drum 2020 Predictions breakfast

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Speakers to be announced

Make sure you join us at the The Drum Arms during this year’s SXSW

Visit The Drum Arms in Austin

Let’s face it: there’s so much to see at Austin’s SXSW that it can sometimes get a little overwhelming. Well, fear not, as we’ve got you covered with our very own The Drum Arms pub, which will ensure you have a place to blow off steam during your week in Texas.

The Drum Arms is a pop-up pub located at San Jac Saloon, which is just a five-minute walk away from the Austin Convention Center. Ensuring you get a breather from all the SXSW action, The Drum Arms will be packed with events, insight and networking opportunities, and the best thing about it is it’s all completely free.

This year in Austin, some of The Drum Arms’ key themes will include creativity, consumer trust, and building brand transparency, with discussion tailored around marketing’s potential to change the world.

On Sunday, March 15, The Drum Arms will be hosting the Valiente Awards. Presented by Springbox, the show will recognize brand marketing executives who have disrupted the status quo, while finalists will be announced on February 17. You can register to attend here.

Following the Awards, we will kick off The Drum Arms Austin 2020 with a party with live entertainment. The big announcement of WHO the headliner is will be announced within the next week.

The following day (Monday, March 16) we will start the day with a panel discussion on the future of gaming and eSports. This will be followed by ‘The Happiness Hour’, which will be dedicated to exploring how marketers can be more impactful and manage their mental health better in the workplace. Did we mention our free workshop "an introduction to breathwork." Later on in the day, The Drum will host a 'Marketing Can Change the World' panel featuring Action Against Hunger, Cobras Performing Arts and more to be announced. Moderated by The Drum co-founder and editor in chief, Gordon Young, this is a session you won't want to miss.

Last year over 6,000 people registered to attend The Drum Arms globally, and you can register to join us in our Texas hideout here. See you at the Bar — I’ll take a G&T.

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