Event Listings

This page details advertising and marketing conferences and events run by Warc and its partner organisations around the world. Further details are available direct from the organisers.

Conferences labelled Warc attending will be attended and reported on by Warc. See our Event Reports page for the latest reports.

February 2015

Warc Webinar with Faris Yakob: What Ideas Are and How to Have Better Ones 
4 February, 2015
Warc, Webinar
Don't miss this opportunity to steal a page from the playbook of Faris Yakob and Genius Steals, a planning, idea & innovation consultancy. Faris is an award winning strategist, creative director, author and one of the founders of Genius Steals.

In this webinar, Faris will provide a framework for understanding what ideas are and how they manifest in the mind. He will then discuss a Genius Steals generative approach to ideas, and highlight cognitive and web tools for having better ones for yourself and your brands.

Web: warc.com

3 - 5 February, 2015
Brussels, Belgium
Following the ever-changing demands of qualitative research, the 6th annual Qualitative360 Europe conference will provide and ideal networking platform, with exciting speakers, cutting edge discussions and a review of the latest methodologies, tools and case studies available.

Join us in Brussels from 3-5 February 2015 to embrace change in qualitative research, explore new methodologies, assess the latest technologies, contextualise ethnographic insights and ultimately reclaim the interpretative potency of qualitative research as an integral driver of business growth.

Email: jens@merlien.org
Web: qual360.com

MRS: The Performance Lab 
5 February, 2015
London, UK
How to build your personal brand for maximum professional impact: the secrets of successful negotiation, presentation styles that engage and hold an audience, and daring productivity ideas that change the way you work. Broadcast your value and skills for career success.

Email: conference@mrs.org.uk
Web: mrs.org.uk
Warc Webinar: What Makes Consumers Share Content Across Different Territories? 
5 February, 2015
Warc, Webinar
In this Warc Webinar, Ian Forrester (Insight Director, Unruly) will reveal how video sharing patterns differ across the world and how to plan a video strategy that will kickstart a viral cascade.

Web: warc.com
Media 360 Summit 
12 February, 2015
The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong
Campaign Asia-Pacific is pleased to announce the Media360Summit will take place in Hong Kong on February 12, 2015. Now in its third year, this premier conference, designed specifically for the media industry, focuses on the ever-evolving nature of the industry as it continues to change pace and complexity.

Web: media360summit.com
IIeX Europe 
18 - 19 February, 2015
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
IeX Europe 2015 will be two days jam-packed with new thinking, new solutions and new approaches from the most innovative leaders in Europe and around the globe. IIeX connects people with ideas at the forefront of innovation in the global insights industry, and links corporate market researchers with fresh solutions that will help them deliver real business results.

The event will be hosted at Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam’s former commodities exchange and one of the city’s most celebrated monuments. It is considered the magnum opus of renowned Dutch architect Hendrik Petrus Berlage. For 110 years, the Beurs van Berlage has been the place to meet in the heart of Amsterdam.

Register with the promo code WARCLOVESINNOVATION to receive a 15% discount.

Email: iiexevents@greenbook.org
Web: iiex-eu.org

Warc Event: Measuring Advertising Performance 2015 
23 February, 2015
London, UK
Join us for this afternoon briefing followed by networking drinks. Speakers include Liam Corcoran (Research Now), Colin Strong (GfK NOP) and David Tiltman (Warc), covering topics including in-campaign optimisation and live testing, the role of psychology in choosing advertising metrics, and a ranking of the world's smartest marketing campaigns.

Web: warc.com
MRS: The Information Economy 
26 February, 2015
London, UK
Casting insightful light on commerce, society, data and technology through lively provocations and cross-discipline expertise. Learn how to fuse diverse data streams to paint a picture of the here and now, and as a route map to the future.

Email: conference@mrs.org.uk
Web: mrs.org.uk

March 2015

MRS: The Innovation Lab 
5 March, 2015
London, UK
How to generate compelling ideas that power new business, products and services. Learn how to effectively generate, sift and action ideas. Techniques for feeding inspiration, the power of teamwork in the creation of the new, and the value of failure and how it can be put to use.

Email: conference@mrs.org.uk
Web: mrs.org.uk
The Big Rethink 2015 
5 March, 2015
New York, USA
As social technologies evolve, customer engagement takes on ever-greater importance. As a result, the job of a CMO is expanding more than ever before. Chief marketing officers who behave like fast-moving entrepreneurs—combining scientific precision with artistic passion, marshaling financial and technological resources from diverse places, leading global teams, and exploiting new technologies to drive growth—will win.

Join us at The Economist's The Big Rethink conference with our special $200 discount. The event is chaired by US technology correspondent Martin Giles and will gather Economist editors and industry leaders from areas such as retail, manufacturing, technology, financial services and beyond to hear front-line stories, ideas and tactics from the world’s leading entrepreneurial CMOs.

The full speaker lineup includes Marc Mathieu, svp/marketing at Unilever, Ann Mukherjee, president/global snacks at PepsiCo Global Insights and Diarmuid O’Connell, vp/business development at Tesla Motors.

Warc readers can save $200 with our special code: EMPMPWAR.

Email: event-tickets@economist.com
Web: economist.com

Data protection policy and business opportunities: Next steps for regulation, implementation and best practice  Warc will be reporting from this event
12 March, 2015
London, UK
This seminar will examine the latest changes and attitudes towards data protection and privacy in the UK following Government's recent emergency legislation and the 'right to be forgotten'.

In the run-up to the election and following delayed European legislation, delegates will discuss what steps businesses should be taking to ensure their compliance and priorities for long-term strategies. Delegates will also discuss the challenges of reconciling privacy concerns and the 'right to be forgotten' with freedom of information and public interest, as well as implications for policing following recent cases of ISPs and websites informing on the viewing of illegal content by users.

Email: info@forumsupport.co.uk
Web: westminsterforumprojects.co.uk

MRMW Asia- Pacific 
10 - 12 March, 2015
Grand Park City Hall, Singapore
Mobile-based research methods are increasingly being recognized as the best way to get timely and cost-effective insights. In Asia, the staggering and continuous growth of mobile penetration, along with the willingness of consumers to experiment with new technologies, provide an unmatched opportunity to extend MR far beyond traditional research.

Building on the continued success for the only global conference series focusing on innovation and mobile marketing research, MRMW features world class speakers, cutting edge discussions and a review of the latest tools and technologies available.

Email: jens@merlien.org
Web: mrmw.net