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.

June 2016

MMA Forum London  Warc will be reporting from this event
6 June, 2016
London, United Kingdom
This year the MMA Forum London will focus on building capability, knowledge, confidence, and understanding to accelerate the transformation of marketing, through mobile. The Forum speaker line-up is a who's who of marketing talent and leadership, including Reckitt Benckiser, Sainsbury's, Visa, AstraZeneca, Domino's, not to mention CMOs from Samsung and Hilton Worldwide giving the opening and closing keynotes.

Register today and save 15% with code WARC_16

Web: http://go.mmaglobal.com/forumlondon2016
ESOMARLive Summer Academy Seminar 2016 
5 - 6 June, 2016
Amsterdam, Netherlands
How to effectively measure media return on investment is a key question companies continue to ask. Has the introduction of digital media and new tools and techniques made it easier or more challenging? Join a host of media experts at this one-day event and take away new measurement techniques, discover new media measurement opportunities, and redefine your measurement planning.

Web: www.esomar.org
Future of Digital Marketing Conference  Warc will be reporting from this event
7 June, 2016
London, United Kingdom
Future of Digital Marketing (FODM) is Econsultancy's annual conference for digital marketers and ecommerce strategists to discover exactly what's on the horizon. Join this one-day event to hear a stellar speaker line-up delve into the biggest topics, trends and tech shaking up the industry – from VR, AI and video to humans vs machines, social and messaging. Open your eyes to emerging trends, be inspired by innovative case studies, and witness actionable insights to inform your marketing and digital strategies, and improve the way you do business.

Web: econsultancy.com/FODM
#DMWF Digital Marketing World Forum  Warc will be reporting from this event
20 - 21 June, 2016
London, United Kingdom
#DMWF Digital Marketing World Forum brings together worldwide digital marketing professionals to tackle the challenges that the digital future presents. The conference will run along six key tracks that are of vital importance to digital marketers in 2016: Content marketing, Customer experience, Data marketing, Social media marketing, Digital commerce and Digital marketing technologies.

The 2016 speakers include senior employees from: Pernod Ricard, Adidas, GSK, Sky, Virgin, The Economist, TSB, Oxfam, and many more.

Warc readers get a 10% discount with code WARC10 applied at the checkout.

Web: www.digitalmarketing-conference.com/
Warc in Cannes: Sessions on planning, strategy and creativity
as part of the Cannes Lions Festival
  Warc will be reporting from this event
23 June, 2016
Palais des Festivals et des Congrès, Cannes, France
Do you want to know the latest thinking on strategy, planning and effectiveness? Want to hear the secrets behind some of the world's best campaigns? Warc return to Cannes this year with the following sessions:

  • Advertising that Sells: Insights from the Ehrenberg-Bass Institute
    Speakers: Associate Prof. Rachel Kennedy and Dr. Nicole Hartnett (Ehrenberg-Bass Institute)
  • The Future of Strategy
    Speakers: Adam Ferrier (Global CSO, Cummins & Partners), Sandy Thompson (Global Planning Director, Y&R) and Dom Boyd (APG Chair and Group Head of Strategy, adam&eveDDB), more to be announced
  • Lessons from the World's Best Marketing Campaigns
    Speakers: Sharon Jiggins (MD, FCB Inferno) and Vicki Holgate (Head of Strategy, FCB Inferno), more to be announced
  • Selling creativity short: why short-termism is undermining creative effectiveness
    Speaker: Peter Field

Web: www.warc.com/cannes2016
Admap Prize 2016: Marketing in the Era of Personalisation  Warc will be reporting from this event
23 June, 2016
Le Rooftop Penthouse, Cannes, France
Join us for the debate around the topic for this year's Admap Prize: How should marketing adapt to the era of personalisation?
We'll be debating how a combination of new technologies, mass personal data and the proliferation of mobile device usage is enabling marketers to bring specially crafted messages and offers directly to individual consumers. We'll consider whether personalisation demands fundamental change in the way we market to consumers, create communications and measure their effect. The seminar will conclude with a prize-giving ceremony for the winners of the 2016 Admap Prize and celebratory drinks.
Speakers: Marc Mathieu (CMO, Samsung Electronics America), Steve Hatch (Regional Director, Facebook UK & Ireland), Jason Burby (President Americas, POSSIBLE), Guy Murphy (Worldwide Planning Director, JWT), Emma Whitehead (Creative Director, Kantar) and Colin Grimshaw (Editor, Admap)

Web: http://content.warc.com/register-for-warcs-admap-prize-2016-event-marketing-in-the-era-of-personalisation

July 2016

ISBA Annual Lunch 2016  Warc will be reporting from this event
5 July, 2016
London, United Kingdom
The ISBA Annual Lunch is one of the highlights of the marketing calendar and this year's event will be no different with Katherine Viner, Editor-in-chief, Guardian News & Media confirmed as the guest speaker.

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

Web: www.isba.org.uk/events/annual-lunch-2016
MRMW NA 2016  Warc will be reporting from this event
18 - 19 July, 2016
Fort Worth, Texas, USA
With presentations from Groupon, Heineken, Pepsico, AOL, Walt Disney and many more, MRMW NA 2016 features an unprecedented line-up of speakers. The 5th edition of the MRMW in North America offers fresh ideas, thought provoking speakers, plenty of networking opportunities and a plethora of topics covering all aspects of innovative market research. New in 2016 will be an expanded focus on Big Data, Data Visualization and the Internet of Things. MRMW 2016 will keep on paving the way to uncovering the latest mobile MR technology trends, client case studies, featuring cutting edge thinkers and industry experts.

Web: http://na.mrmw.net/

October 2016

#DMWF Digital Marketing World Forum  Warc will be reporting from this event
18 - 19 October, 2016
New York, USA
#DMWF brings together the worldwide marketing community to tackle the challenges that the digital future presents, by introducing you to New York's, the USA's and the world's most dynamic and senior executives.

Web: http://www.digitalmarketing-conference.com/newyork
ANA Masters of Marketing Conference  Warc will be reporting from this event
19 - 22 October, 2016
Orlando, FL, USA
Details to follow

Web: www.ana.net