The Marketing Capability Leaders Forum


About the forum

The Marketing Capability Leaders Forum is a breakfast briefing and networking session, designed to bring together likeminded leaders to evaluate industry challenges such as the digital skills gap, the war for talent and building a culture of effectiveness.

Join us at our next event, September 26th

At Econsultancy HQ, we’ll be hosting our Q3 meet-up for senior leaders in marketing and ecommerce.

You’ll hear from a panel of marketing leaders as they reveal how they have navigated transformation, placing capability at the heart of their strategies.

Please note, the forum is invite-only, so registrations are subject to approval.


9:00 – Networking breakfast

10:00 – Panel discussion with Q&A

Coping with complexity in digital commerce: What skills do marketers need?   

Digital commerce is rapidly evolving with new advancements in automation, user experience, and personalisation. Yet, consumer confidence wavers.

Marketers must now connect with shoppers all while maintaining brand control and navigating the complexities of third-party ecosystems.

What skills are essential for success in this dynamic landscape? Join us to discover the strategic and tactical capabilities every marketer needs to thrive.

10:45 – Breakout sessions

From Our Q1 2024 Forum

How do you make time for your teams to learn?

Hear what Abi Willstead, Head of Brand & Marketing Excellence at Specsavers and Julie Bramham, Global Marketing Transformation Director at Diageo had to say.

Coverage from our Q1 and Q2 events

Some of the brands at our Q2 forum

Learning should be being coached on the job, in a moment, it should be learning yourself, particularly from things that you screwed up.

– Julie Bramham, Global Marketing Transformation Director, Diageo

+76.9 NPS score from attendees

I got a real energy boost from The Marketing Capability Leaders Forum, which was a rare and valued opportunity to meet and hear from like-minded capability professionals in a relaxed and productive setting.

Paul Duxbury, Global RGM Programme Lead, Haleon

This was a great event. An opportunity to gather with other marketing leaders to openly share experiences and insights. Looking forward to the next one!

Claire Round, Director of Brand Management, Taylor & Francis

Fantastic Forum of marketing leaders with open and honest thought leadership – very inspiring and refreshing!

Sue Stephenson, Ecommerce and Digital Marketing Director, Avon Cosmetics


The Marketing Capability Leaders Forum will take place at WeWork Waterloo, London on Thursday 26th September.