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.



July 2014

ADMA/MFA Media Connect Conference 
29 July, 2014
Hilton Hotel, Sydney, Australia
Creating customer connections through the future of media with experts from around the globe leading the charge in media, publishing and advertising. Global research and analysis of media consumption and audience engagement, insights from disruptive global media and publishing brands, and a showcase of the latest global media innovations and technologies.

Web: adma.com.au
 
Warc Webinar: Insights into the Path-to-Purchase  Warc will be reporting from this event
30 July, 2014
3pm BST, 10am EDT
Understanding the consumer journey is vital to growing a brand. Do you understand your customers' experience from their point-of-view? How do your competitors influence the process? Mobile and digital offer significant new opportunities to better connect with and delight your customers in 'bite sized' or "snackable experiences" that can happen at any time, in any location, on various devices and with customers who are in different stages of the purchase journey. Do you feel equipped to plan for and measure it all?

Join us for this webinar to:
  • Understand behavioural economics and choice architecture
  • Map an accurate cross-channel consumer journey
  • Overcome organisational challenges to develop your design process
  • Use mobile and digital to create snackable shopping experiences
  • Address the 4 shopper need states: Information, Inspiration, Comparison, and Maximisation


Web: warc.com
 

August 2014

The Research Club Summer Party 
7 August, 2014
London, UK
This year's annual Research Club Summer Party will take place at the Kia Oval Cricket Ground on Thursday 7th August 2014. The Research Club has secured The Corinthian Roof Terrace which has spectacular views of the famous Oval wicket, the historic Pavillion, Houses of Parliament, the London Eye and the surrounding areas. Early bird discount available till Friday 4th July 2014.

Email: tara.mackay@theresearchclub.com
Web: theresearchclub.com
 
How to be an effective content marketer  Warc will be reporting from this event
15 August, 2014
Old Parliament House, Singapore
Part three of the series comes to Singapore! This half day seminar presented by Warc, TrinityP3 and King Content will help you achieve a practical understanding of what content marketing is, how it works and expert insights into being smarter through strategy development, social media integration and agile data analysis. Our industry leader panels will also share their real-world examples and best practice tips that can be applied to your organisation.

All proceeds will be donated to the OCBC-TODAY Children's Fund.  

Web: eventbrite.sg

 
The APPIES 2014 
14 - 15 August, 2014
National University of Singapore Society (NUSS), Singapore
The APPIES showcases the best marketing campaigns from over 10 countries in the region.  Case studies are presented live in the presence of a judging panel, facilitating a lively exchange of ideas.  Campaigns featured are of highly-diverse industries from leading brands such as Adidas, Unilever, Heineken, Gilette, HSBC, McDonald's, Nike, SingTel, Smirnoff, Starbucks, MasterCard, British Airways, Canon and Health Promotion Board.  Participants can also expect keynote speakers from Intel, Heineken Asia Pacific, and SingTel.  This is an event not to be missed as it provides an unparalled opportunity to learn, network and celebrate with the brightest minds in the business.

Web: appies.asia
 

September 2014

Digital Marketing Exchange 
17 - 18 September, 2014
London, UK
The Digital Marketing Exchange brings together 60 C-suite and director level digital marketing professionals, to discuss and debate the practicalities of developing a seamless experience across all on and offline channels, meeting the needs of both customers and shareholders, and ensuring business growth for long term success. Join leading digital decision makers from FTSE and Global 500 brands and engage with the market's most innovative solution providers in private, pre-scheduled one-to-one business meetings, to decide the future of your digital strategy.

Email: exchangeinfo@iqpc.com
Web: digitalmarketing-exchange.com
Tel: +44 (0)20 7 368 9484
 
IPA: The future consumer 
2 - 25 September, 2014
Various, UK
Jim Clark from the IPA will present findings from The Future of Consumer Intelligence in a series of talks in September, across the UK.

Human-to-human communication is the main theme of the conference this year. Lines between B2B and B2C are blurring as businesses become more human and consumers become more business-savvy. At the same time, consumers are facing more marketing clutter than ever. In order to cut through, agencies now have to put themselves in the minds of buyers who are looking for simple, straightforward marketing messages to which they can easily relate.

Web: ipa.co.uk

 
MRS: The Empowered Citizen 
25 September, 2014
London, UK
Casting insightful light on commerce, society, data and technology through lively provocations and cross-discipline expertise. Learn from the dynamic ways that individuals interact with goverment and public institutions with rich and practical inspiration that will help you to fuel successful marketing, research and communications.

Email: conference@mrs.org.uk
Web: mrs.org.uk
 
IAB MIXX 
29 - 30 September, 2014
New York, USA
Advertising was once easy to define: a big idea rendered on a full-page ad, a TV screen, and maybe a billboard. Today, the definition of advertising is up for grabs. Bold innovators are trying to redefine the is and the will be of advertising, but there are a number of concepts battling for dominance. Will one ideology become sovereign?

Web: iab.net
 
World Retail Congress 2014 
29 September - 1 October, 2014
cnit, La Défense, Paris, France
The 2014 World Retail Congress (WRC) is your chance to engage with and learn from those steering the world's leading retail businesses. Recognised as the pre-eminent meeting place in the retail calendar, over the last seven years the Congress has brought together over 6,200 of the industry's most influential business leaders and decision makers to challenge current thinking, unveil the latest innovations and shape the direction of retail.

The Congress addresses multi-sector, multi geography retail challenges and opportunities and features global retail CEOs and industry-leading experts and suppliers. The event is the one stop shop for retail thought leaders and senior executives to learn about all aspects of retail strategy. WRC is always forward thinking in content and is developing a stronger networking package of opportunities to facilitate more meaningful development of relationships pre event and onsite.

Email: info@worldretailcongress.com
Web: worldretailcongress.com
Tel: +44 (0) 203 033 2020 

 

October 2014

Unleashing Data Summit: Innovation in Market Research & Customer Insights 
1 - 2 October, 2014
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Amsterdam, The Netherlands
With the boom of data that is readily available to corporations and the promise of even more in depth knowledge coming in the shape of biometrics, the big issues for corporate market research and customer insight executives is not how to collect the data, but what to do with it. The big issues are extrapolating useful information from that data, demonstrating insights and creating ROI. After an examination of the latest and hottest trends in market research this conference should provide a focus on the strategies that promote informative dialogue for executives on these issues.

Web: globalexecutiveevents.com
 
MRS: The Persuasion Lab 
16 October, 2014
London, UK
The research world's most interactive, enlightening and daring conference format is back. Storytelling techniques that engage and persuade, design that brings information to life, and language that changes minds and strikes harmony. Creatives from advertising, culture, design and bring their expertise to bear.

Email: conference@mrs.org.uk
Web: mrs.org.uk
 
MRS: Customers Exposed 
30 October, 2014
London, UK
Emerging customer trends that every marketer and insight pro need to understand. Consultants, brand owners, futurologists and entrepreneurs reveal the new dynamics behind modern commerce. It's a one-day event that will change the way you think about business.

Email: conference@mrs.org.uk
Web: mrs.org.uk
 
Unleashing Data Summit: Innovation in Market Research & Customer Insights 
29 - 30 October, 2014
India House, New York, US
With the boom of data that is readily available to corporations and the promise of even more in depth knowledge coming in the shape of biometrics, the big issues for corporate market research and customer insight executives is not how to collect the data, but what to do with it. The big issues are extrapolating useful information from that data, demonstrating insights and creating ROI. After an examination of the latest and hottest trends in market research this conference should provide a focus on the strategies that promote informative dialogue for executives on these issues.  

Web: globalexecutiveevents.com
 

November 2014

Real-Time Advertising Summit 
19 - 20 November, 2014
London, UK
ACI's Real-Time Advertising Summit is a two day event focussed on addressing key opportunities and challenges in the rapidly evolving programmatic landscape. Led by industry experts through case study presentations, panel discussions and interactive and networking sessions, the event provides, advertisers, publishers and agencies with a unique learning platform to learn about the latest trends in programmatic media trading.

Join us in London, the digital advertising hub in Europe and the business gateway to Europe for US, to network with your peers and learn all there is to know about real-time advertising. Take your media buying strategies to the next level.

Email: mahsan@acieu.net
Web: wplgroup.com
Tel: +44 (0) 203 141 0606

 
MRS: The Influence Society 
27 November, 2014
London, UK
Casting insightful light on commerce, society, data and technology through lively provocations and cross-discipline expertise. Persuade and influence consumers in the world inured to the old tricks and techniques.

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

February 2015

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
 
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