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.

September 2015

ESOMAR Congress 
27 - 30 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
World Retail Congress 
8 - 10 September, 2015
Rome Cavalieri, Italy
Now in its 9th year, the WRC seeks to both reflect, and lead the senior retail agenda. Accordingly, this year's theme explores the biggest challenges today: Retail transformation today, tomorrow and beyond.

With speakers including ASDA Walmart, the Inventor of the World Wide Web, eBay, Walt Disney, Coca-Cola and Metro Group, it promises to be an outstanding Congress!

Web: worldretailcongress.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
ANA Masters of Measurement Conference  Warc will be reporting from this event
16 - 19 September, 2015
Miami Beach, Florida, US
"What gets measured is what gets done" is an old business maxim that's as relevant today as it has ever been. Plain and simple, better measurement can help marketers make better business decisions and, as a result, add billions of dollars to the bottom lines of the marketing ecosystem.

This ANA conference focused exclusively on measurement — the "Masters of Measurement" Conference — will provide attendees with practical ideas to improve marketing decision making through measurement.

Web: ana.net

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
IAB Mixx  Warc will be reporting from this event
28 - 29 September, 2015
New York, US
Marketing and media in today’s digital world must go beyond simply providing information, entertainment and utility. Aesthetics, design and beautiful user experiences that people love are the key to unlocking sustainable growth for sites, apps, platforms and utilities. Brands and media take note: If you’re not creating experiences that are bold as love, you cannot win the hearts and minds of your consumers.

Web: iab.net
MMA SM2 Innovation Summit  Warc will be reporting from this event
28 - 29 September, 2015
New York, US
This year's SM2 Innovation Summit will give marketers a roadmap on how to leverage the changing DNA of how brands can connect more closely with their consumers, present the technologies that are pushing the innovation boundaries of mobile's full potential, and show how mobile delivers irrefutable metrics against a brand's key objectives from awareness to purchase intent to sales conversion. It will also allow you to experience the "Internet of Things" first hand to spark inspiration into what might be possible.

Web: mmaglobal.com
Advertising Week XII  Warc will be reporting from this event
28 September - 2 October, 2015
New York, US
Proudly marking its 12th year in New York, Advertising Week is a hybrid of inspiring thought leadership and highly entertaining, engaging special events, featuring the industry’s best and brightest. Advertising Week draws from the brand, agency, technology, startup, media and broader cultural communities, focusing on key conversations designed to drive the business forward and influence the global industry.

Web: advertisingweek.com

October 2015

4A's Strategy Festival  Warc will be reporting from this event
4 - 6 October, 2015
New York, US
Join us at the 4A's Strategy Festival 2015 for inspiration and hands-on training in essential skills for today's planner. And celebrate the winners of the 4A's Jay Chiat Awards 2015. Look for the new "media" category recognizing innovative use of media or new technology to deliver brand experiences. Planning 3.0—Are you ready?

Web: aaaa.org
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
ANA Masters of Marketing  Warc will be reporting from this event
14 - 17 October, 2015
Orlando, Florida, US
Join the nation's chief marketing officers and leaders from the agency and media worlds for our industry's signature event. This conference offers an opportunity to learn and engage with the leaders of the marketing community who have built brands, leveraged the expanding array of media, made marketing more accountable, and improved the quality of their marketing organizations.

Web: ana.net
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

Ad Age Data Conference  Warc will be reporting from this event
28 - 29 October, 2015
New York, US
More than just a tool for digital ad targeting, consumer data is flowing everywhere and marketers have just begun to explore its applications. The second-annual Ad Age Data Conference brings the emerging data landscape to life with captivating brand stories and discussions on timely topics: geo-location data, mobile shopping and retail data innovations, new approaches to cross-channel campaign measurement, loyalty and CRM program trends, and increasingly challenging issues like data security.

Web: adage.com

November 2015

The Market Research Event  Warc will be reporting from this event
2 - 4 November, 2015
Orlando, Florida, US
Translating insights into bottom line impact and demonstrating the NEW business value of research is the holy grail. Level up your skillset and ensure insights remain indispensable to your business. Seismic shifts are banging at your door. Drive your future and shape the industry's future at TMRE: The Market Research Event.

Web: iirusa.com