This is a selection of listings and links to find out more about some of the creative, advertising and marketing events due to take place in April 2022. Some of these may be virtual, others are planned as in-person, and some may be a hybrid of participation formats. We have compiled this as a helpful list for our followers, but please contact event organisers to register your interest or make enquiries.
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LEAP Sponsored Event
29 April, 5 & 6 May 2022
The long-running, much-loved showcase of the best of music video creativity makes a triumphant return to BFI Southbank with its first new edition since pre-Covid times – presented by Adam Buxton. And in celebration of BUG’s 15th anniversary, there’s also a smattering of classics from the BUG back catalogue – with Adam supplying his own brilliant, comic offerings along the way.
LEAP are post-production partners for BUG.
Find out more and get tickets via the BFI website. If sold out, enquire about returns at the box office.
Other Advertising and Marketing Events
The Drum Events
From 4 April 2022
The Drum events for April 2022 include the future of TV launch and Deep Dives: the fight for talent
Find out more via the Drum website.
Marketing Society Events
From 5 April 2022
Marketing Society events for April 2022 include the Accelerate Learning Lab: Managing your agencies as well as other international events.
Find out more and register via the Marketing Society website.
Panel discussion: Navigating an ever-evolving media landscape
5 April 2022
YouGov hosts a live online panel discussion with agency and media industry leaders. The event will draw on key insights from their Global Media Outlook Report and YouGov Profiles to discuss how agencies, brands and media owners can navigate ever-evolving media consumption behaviours and habits.
Find out more and register via the YouGov website.
From 6 April 2022
The Chartered Institute of Marketing hosts three events in April, Boost your employability; Behind the curtain – an A-Z of arts marketing; and Make an impact with a standout personal brand.
Find out more and register on the CIM website.
From 20 April 2022
ISBA events for April 2022 include How does a media agency work? and Deep dive: Understanding media weighting and phasing.
Find out more and register via the ISBA website.
FS Forum Events
From 21 April 2022
The Financial Services Forum events for April 2022 include Fintech: How the payments sector is driving open finance as well as From One Global Crisis to Another: The evolution of banks.
Find out more and register via the FS Forum website.
IPA Training Forum: Upskilling for data science and AI in advertising
26 April 2022
This webinar will explore the value of data and AI in advertising and how organisations can upskill their workforce to capitalise on these opportunities.
Find out more and register via the IPA website.
26 April 2022, The Londoner
The IAB flagship event brings together more than 350 agencies and advertisers to celebrate all that is digital advertising. Following the turbulence of the past few years, the half-day event will be looking at how the pandemic has catalysed change and, in many ways, turbocharged innovation.
Find out more and get tickets via the IAB website.
Employee Engagement and Performance Management Conference
27-28 April 2022, Montcalm Marble Arch Hotel, London and online
CIPD hosts a two-day conference to help employers leverage employee experience to drive organisational success.
Find out more and register via the CIPD website.
Women in Communications Conference
28 April 2022, London
Although the PR and communications industry is overwhelmingly female overall, the number of women at board director level and above remains stubbornly low.
Organised by Dods Parliamentary Communications and held in partnership with the IoIC, CMA, PRCA and CIPR, the Women in Communications Conference seeks to provide current and future leaders with the skills needed to correct this imbalance. (Content Marketing Association members are eligible for discounted tickets.)
Find out more and register via their website.