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Ecom marketing in 2022: Brand, demand & beyond

As marketers, we often find ourselves in a decision-making battle between brand and demand (gen). But what if we could do both, at the same time, in one campaign? 2022 will be the year when marketers have to realize that dream as e-commerce marketing needs to go hybrid. Find out how to create a successful strategy that meets both those essential soft brand measures and the hard data metrics. In collaboration with Juni, featuring, Mathias Eriksson, Brand & Marketing Director of Juni.

First-Party Data: The future of personalization built on trust and privacy

With third-party cookies ending in 2023, marketers are starting to transition to first-party data. Even though this deprecation does not mean cookie banners are going away, it does mean that companies should begin to think outside the box. Now is the perfect time to experiment with maximizing personalization without relying on cookies! Learn how to pivot your marketing strategy to focus on first-party and marketing-consented data, and make privacy and trust your competitive advantage. In collaboration with OneTrust, featuring, Arshdeep Sood, Marketing Solutions Engineer of OneTrust PreferenceChoice.

Internet sustainability: Reducing the CO2 of digital media

The demand for sustainable solutions to deliver digital media will accelerate as brands embark on their decarbonization journey throughout 2022. As a result, the media industry will shift focus from reducing direct emissions to indirect emissions. With data expected to grow by 44x – driven by video, mobile and consumer expectations – it’s on the industry to agree on a standardized approach to measuring the CO2 impact of delivering digital ads. In collaboration with SeenThis, featuring, Andrew Hayward-Wright, UK Partnerships Director of SeenThis.

B2B’s next level: where digital marketing goes from here

Business-to-business marketing is a whole other animal now. Top players in the field have openly embraced digital channels, consumer-esque tactics and an empathetic mindset. Old school tactics have been abandoned or altered to favor new ways of reaching more empowered decision-makers. This year will prove to be the most dynamic in the history of B2B marketing, so what are the brave new methods that marketers can embrace to really drive growth for their organizations? In collaboration with Omobono, featuring Anamika Gupta, Director & Head of Customer Marketing of Fujitsu America, Simon McEvoy, Head of Strategy of Omobono and Kenneth Hein, US Editor of The Drum.

The big agency opportunity: Cross-channel performance in 2022

The online customer journey has never been more complex but agencies that can translate this for brands will thrive. An agency that understands the role that both search and social have in driving success for performance media are future-proofing their strategy. But what does a nimble, future-proofed agency look like? This session will profile dotMATTER's journey to success and get under the hood of how they are working alongside platforms, by being a Meta Business Partner, to scale up this opportunity. In collaboration with Meta Business Partners, featuring Taa Visudhipol, Chief Commercial Officer & Co-Founder of dotMATTER, Chaola Nachampassak, Regional Performance Specialist & Global Agency at META and Charlotte McEleny, APAC Publisher for The Drum.

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Attention, please! Advertising has a new currency

Advertising’s new currency is attention – and it’s going to help advertisers ensure accountability overspend. It isn’t only reactive, it’s the organic extension of an existing verification solution. With disruption on the horizon, brands will be looking for other measures to gauge performance in an accurate, privacy-friendly way. This shift in focus, along with advancements in contextual targeting, is a natural evolution that will provide advertisers with better quality inventory and stronger results. In collaboration with DoubleVerify featuring Nick Reid, EMEA’s Senior VP & Managing Director and Jenni Baker, Assistant Editor at The Drum.

Hype versus reality: top futurists call bullshit on today’s marketing trends

For every metaverse there is a Second Life. For every no-alcohol beer trend there is dry or ice beer fad. For every QR code, there is – well, those actually worked out fine. It just took longer than expected. With the marketing world moving at fast forward, how do we decide which trends to stop and watch? To answer this very question, The Drum has assembled the industry’s top futurists to sus out what will truly be impacting the marketing and advertising industry five years down the road. Bought to you by Piers Fawkes, Founder/President of PSFK, Keely Adler, VP & Cultural Futurist of Dentsumb and David Shing, Digital Prophet of Shingy. Hosted by The Drum’s US Editor, Kenneth Hein.

The Future of Retail is Hybrid

Shoppers are now mandating convenient experiences from retailers - quick delivery turnaround times, free and easy returns, the ability to shop at every touchpoint while also expecting engaging, entertaining and tangible interactions with brands. Yahoo will discuss the need for brands and retailers to adapt their strategies to account for these new ways of shopping - blending their in-store, online and on-the-go environments in immersive, daring, and unexpected ways. In collaboration with Yahoo, featuring, Carina Moran, Head of Strategy, Yahoo UK.

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Jonathan McCallum on experiential marketing in a changing landscape

This week, host Mike Lander talks to Jonathan McCallum (SVP Managing Director UK & Norway, George P. Johnson) about the pandemic's impact on experiential marketing and how agencies adapted: building long-term client relationships, involving procurement, and effective negotiation strategies like understanding BATNA.

Luxury retail in 2023: high-end marketing during the cost of living crisis

The luxury space has seen some perhaps surprising but lucrative moves over the last couple of years, from collabs with creators to integrations in gaming worlds and beyond. But during times of permacrisis and economic hardship, how does luxury hold out? Luxury marketing experts from The Goat Agency, VERB (Croud), and XYZ (160over90) share how marketers are engaging consumers amidst inflation, navigating impacts on wealth levels, experiential preferences of Gen Z and younger audiences, and changing trends. Discover the importance of authenticity across demographics and where further blending of strategies may lead luxury marketing in the future.

B2B influencer marketing: Who's leading the pack?

B2B marketing has shifted from boring to sexy in recent years, thanks (in no small part) to the rise of influencers. But what's shaping this space, and how can brand CMOs get it right? Dig into the driving factors and future directions of b2b influencer marketing with leaders in the field; Sofia Mogliazzi of VaynerMedia, Caspar Lee of Influencer, James Baldwin of Ogilvy UK and Stevie Johnson of Disrupt. Gain actionable insights on current trends and best practices in this evolving field, through topics like authenticity, building long-term influencer relationships, relevance across the sales funnel, and measuring real ROI from B2B influencer marketing.

Retail Media 101

Retail media has been a big topic of the last couple of years. But what is it, where do the opportunities lie for brands, and what’s coming next? Hear how Jellyfish, VMLY&R Commerce and Indicia Worldwide are helping brands succeed with retail media. Our expert panel discusses measurement across channels, driving awareness beyond transactions, and creating seamless omni-channel experiences. Walk away with tips for partnering with agencies, investing in tech and taking an integrated approach.

Global growth stories: What's the modern path to world domination?

Almost every brand wants to make a global impact, and with the world feeling smaller and better-connected than ever, it’s an achievable dream for some. In this episode, we gather expert global brand builders to pin down what good strategy and tactics look like, and what factors are continuing to change the global brand landscape.

The modern brand strategy heroes

Strategy experts Andrew O'Sullivan, Transmission, Dave Jones, true Digital, Gokce Ince, Zone and Jennifer Pyne, Radley Yeldar, share their most glowing examples of strategy excellence in the real world. We dig up practical advice for marketers on authentic brand building, differentiation, governance and collaboration, and the ingredients for successful brand strategy - all through insightful case studies of iconic brands like Barbie.