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 2015

ISBA Annual Lunch 2015 
7 July, 2015
Dorchester, London, UK
The ISBA Annual Lunch is one of the highlights of the marketing calendar and this year's event will be no different with Martin Glenn, incoming Chief Executive of The Football Association taking to the stage.

Tickets are priced £160 + VAT for ISBA members and £195 + VAT for non-members.

Web: isba.org.uk

ad:tech asean 
7 - 8 July, 2015
Suntec, Singapore
ad:tech asean is a two-day marketing innovation conference and exhibition made for and by the digital marketing industry, this year in an entirely new look, new format.

Web: adtechasean.com
MRS: Connected World 
9 July, 2015
London, UK
Last year Connected World conference made a significant impact on delegates. It's a conference that fearlessly brings together eclectic thinking from a diverse range of voices; all dedicated to casting light on the new technologies, behaviours and beliefs that are driving relationships between citizens, consumers, brands and causes.

If you are responsible for brokering or understanding commercial or social interaction, this conference will offer you rich, profitable and unexpected insight.

Web: mrs.org.uk

Online Retailer Conference 
22 - 23 July, 2015
Sydney, Australia
Online Retailer brings the Australasian industry together, people and businesses in retail that innovates and disrupt. People attend Online Retailer to connect not only with their peers but also with competitors and vendors, it is a forum where new connections are made, old ones renewed and collaboration discussed.

Web: onlineretailer.com
Adobe Digital Marketing Symposium 
28 July, 2015
Sydney, Australia
Adobe Digital Marketing Symposium 2015 is shaping up to be the best ever! With inspiring keynotes and breakout sessions presented by digital marketing leaders from around the world, you'll gain expert insights into the fast-moving world of digital marketing.

Web: symposium.adobe.com
Marketing Science Ideas Exchange 
30 July, 2015
Sydney, Australia
Now in its second year, the Marketing Science Ideas Xchange (MSiX) is dedicated to exploring how brands can benefit from the interface between behavioural science and marketing. The conference provides a mix of theory and practical case studies within the context of a fun ideas exchange environment.

Web: msix.com.au

August 2015

Festival of Marketing, Media, Analytics & Advertising 
4 - 6 August, 2015
Sydney, Australia
Three days to inspire, energise, engage and inform your marketing, media, analytics and advertising strategies and programs.

Web: adma.com.au
The APPIES 2015 
26 - 27 August, 2015
National University of Singapore Society , Singapore
Now in its sixth year, APPIES recognises and celebrates 80 of the most brilliant and inspirational ideas in marketing communications in Asia. The USP of the APPIES is that each of the 80 campaigns is presented LIVE by the brand marketers or campaign creators before a panel of judges and the audience.

It is now OPEN FOR SUBMISSION! Brands and Agencies alike are requested to submit their best case studies for review. The deadline for submission is 25 May 2015. Organised by the the Institute of Advertising Singapore, the awards ceeremony will be held at the National University of Singapore Society in August.

Web: appies.asia
Tel: +65 6220 8382


September 2015

ESOMAR Congress 
27 - 29 September, 2015
Dublin, Ireland
ESOMAR Congress features original, peer reviewed content that is presented in novel and engaging formats by more than 80+ international speakers with each presentation supported by a full written paper. Additional features at the Congress include 5 pre-event workshops aimed at furthering your professional growth and an industry exhibition for new inspiration and business. So if you're tired of data being presented as insights – then join us in Dublin for real Revelations!

Web: esomar.org
Philippines Customer Festival 
1 - 2 September, 2015
Manila, Philippines
The Philippines' Customer Festival is dedicated to bring together customer-centric industries within the country to learn how to create amazing customer experiences and cultivate brand loyalty.

It is an incredible opportunity for key stakeholders to network and gain valuable knowledge on the latest trends and stay competitive in a fun and vibrant atmosphere.

Web: terrapinn.com

Customer Experience Management Asia 
2 - 3 September, 2015
One Farrer Hotel & Spa, Singapore
CEM Asia will share inspirational stories and action strategies from over 28 organizations that have enhanced customer and employee engagement with proven business results. Here's your chance to be the hero of your company. Discover how to change process journeys, create 1 on 1 experience, and achieve mass personalization in a digital world.

Web: customerexperienceasia.com
Spikes Asia 
9 - 11 September, 2015
Suntec, Singapore
Discover new and interesting perspectives on the biggest topics influencing the creative communications industry through three days of carefully curated seminars and workshops.

Web: spikes.asia
16 - 17 September, 2015
Cologne, Germany
It is our passion to bring all innovations, technologies and trends to life. Focused on marketing, media, advertising, technology, and the Internet of Things dmexco stands at the center of the new digital economy: the digiconomy.

In the six programme formats of the dmexco Conference, the decision-making elite of the global industry discusses the current opportunities and challenges of the digital world, boasting a top line-up of speakers.

Web: dmexco.de

Social Media Week London 
14 - 18 September, 2015
London, UK
Social Media Week London is a week long conference that provides the ideas, trends, insights and inspiration to help people and businesses understand how to achieve more in a hyper-connected world. The event features a central stage for keynotes and panels, multiple rooms for workshops, masterclasses and presentations, and an area dedicated to co-working, networking and interactive installations.

Web: socialmediaweek.org
Digital Marketing & Transformation Exchange 
21 - 22 September, 2015
London, UK
The Digital Marketing & Transformation Exchange brings together over 60 CMOs and Digital Chiefs to debate how to keep ahead of the razor sharp digital competition in the era of the ‘anytime’, ‘anyplace’ customer.

Join leading 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 marketing and transformation strategy.

Web: digitalmarketing-exchange.com

CMO Conference 
25 September, 2015
Zurich, Switzerland
The annual European Chief Marketing Officer Conference (CMO) brings leading CMOs and top marketing executives together in one place for a day of learning, discussion and networking. Those who attend will hear the latest strategic thinking and insights in marketing, offering inspiration and vital information for their organisation's success in the future. 

Web: cmo-conference.org

October 2015

Asia's Customer Festival 
5 - 7 October, 2015
Suntec, Singapore
Everyone wants to create amazing customer experiences, wow their customers and create a loyal customer following. To be successful in the future businesses need to understand their customers needs, actions and behavior. Then deliver experiences to match and exceed their expectations. Asia's Customer Festival is perfectly placed to help Asian businesses formulate their customer strategy and we are looking for leading solution providers to help them do just that.

Web: terrapinn.com
IGD Online & Digital Summit 
20 - 21 October, 2015
London, UK
We've seen how the rise of online and digital channels has impacted grocery retailing in the last few years – and our latest global eCommerce insight suggests the pace of change is only set to increase.

This unmissable two-day event brings you updates on retailers' key priorities, some of the best digital marketing innovations, plus how suppliers are navigating the online environment.

Web: igd.com

21 - 22 October, 2015
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
This year Qualitative360 APAC 2015 will take place in Kuala Lumpur, offering an exciting mix of case studies, compelling discussions and networking that will help you pick up on the latest trends and keep your research strategy up-to-date. Join us in Kuala Lumpur on 21-22 of October and equip yourself with the latest methods, technologies and innovations to grow your research success.

Web: qual360.com
28 October, 2015
Sydney, Australia
RESET shouldn't be missed by any marketer. It's your chance to be inspired by leading international speakers who are set to disrupt your thinking and confront the everyday challenges of marketers.

Based on Members' feedback, the AANA has curated these thought-provoking sessions to encourage marketers to relook, reenergise, reconsider and reset for the year ahead. This not to be missed event will challenge the way you think about accepted marketing practices.

Web: aana.com.au