Our Festival of Marketing event was last week crowned ‘Event of the Year’ by the PPA.
I thought I’d give November’s Festival (12-13) a push and list some of the speakers we have confirmed, as well as blog posts about each brand mentioned, to give a bit of background.
The Festival of Marketing is all about educating, inspiring, celebrating and empowering today’s modern marketer. It includes 120 sessions across ten streams, plus one-to-one advice clinics and networking with 4,000 senior marketers from across every sector.
We hope to see you at Tobacco Docks in London!
1. Mike Bracken
The executive director of Government Digital Services, is a headline speaker.
GDS has been the poster child of digital transformation. Not to be missed.
2. Laura Wade-Gery
The exec director of multichannel ecommerce at M&S, is also a headline speaker.
It’s been a big year for M&S with the revamp of many stores and a new website and contact centres.
3. Aaron Eccles
This is the man behind Cancer Research UK’s #nomakeupselfie campaign. Read about how his team engineered the fundraising phenomenon.
— Cancer Research UK (@CR_UK) March 25, 2014
4. Kenny Jacobs
The CMO of Ryanair, will be speaking. With the launch recently of Ryanair Labs, there’s certainly plenty afoot in Dublin.
5. Lars Silberbauer-Anderson
LEGO’s global head of social media is speaking! If you aren’t familiar with Lego’s social activity, it’s awesome, so hopefully Lars will have lots to say.
6. Elinor Bateman
Elinor is head of the brand for ITV Research & Planning (services & strategy hub). With such changing times for TV and subscription media, see what she has to say about ITV’s audience.
7. Rob Grimshaw
The MD of FT.com is in the speaker line-up. With lots of interesting innovations in content and advertising at the FT, you don’t want to miss it.
8. Alastair Campbell
Introducing day two.
9. Jennifer Cherrington-Mowat
We have RS Components’ global head of IT (marketing & ecommerce) in the line-up. RS Components is doing amazing stuff in B2B (from automation to social) and was a double award winner at last year’s Digitals.
10. Albert Hogan
The head of digital strategy at Universal Pictures, will hopefully bring some of the glamour of silver screen to the stage.
There are lots more speakers, of course. See the current line-up at the Festival website, with more to be confirmed.