Here 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 October 2021. 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 handy list for our followers, but please contact event organisers to register your interest or make enquiries.
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5-7 October 2021
Hosted by Creativebrief and partnering with #SheTakesOver and The Gerety Awards, BITE LIVE 2021 will lift the lid on groundbreaking creative work, as well as introduce a new masterclass series designed to give you unique insight into diverse topics such as post-pandemic purpose and building a satisfying side hustle. The aim is to give you a unique insight into the moments and movements that matter in marketing today.
Marketing Society Events
From 5 October 2021
The Marketing Society is hosting several events covering topics such as customer experience, conversations with influential CMOs, virtual learning labs, sustainability as well as their AGM.
Advertising Association Events
From 6 October 2021
October events from the advertising association include the Trust Summit taking place in person and online and the Advertising Association Parliamentary Reception at the House of Commons.
From 6 October 2021
IAB hosts several webinars in October including the Upfront series with sessions focusing on gaming, podcasts, YouTube, and Facebook. There’s also Connected TV Week which will reveal the results of the ‘Real Living’ study as well as featuring a debate and creative workshop.
Chartered Institute of Marketing Events
From 8 October 2021
CIM is hosting several events and webinars. Topics include the latest trends in digital marketing, advanced storytelling, boost your employability, and marketing a sustainable food business.
Effworks Global 2021
12-15 October 2021
London and Virtual
Hosted by the IPA, EffWorks Global 2021 is a week-long celebration of the best new thinking and evidence-based decision-making research for marketing effectiveness. Topics include marketing share of search, effectiveness culture, learnings from Covid-19, brand purpose, effectiveness from creativity, B2B, new frontiers in measurement, and new learnings from the effectiveness databank.
In person (fee-paying) attendees will have live access to presentations, opportunities to put questions directly to speakers as well as networking and lunch with industry colleagues. Virtual attendees will have free access to content live or on-demand.
FESPA Global Print Expo
12-15 October 2021
The FESPA Global Print Expo is Europe’s leading exhibition for screen and digital wide format print, textile printing and signage. Visitors can share knowledge, explore new trends, invest in new print machinery or consumables.
Festival of Marketing
18-21 October 2021
Taking place over four days, this virtual event will be a mix of best practice content, debate, workshops and interactive sessions, providing learning, development and essential insight.
Social Media Week London
26-28 October 2021
Social Media Week (SMW) is one of the world’s premier conferences and industry news platforms for professionals in media, marketing and technology. The mission is to give professionals at the intersection of media, marketing and technology the insights, ideas and opportunities they need to advance themselves and their organisations in a globally connected world.
Recruitment Marketing Awards
27 October 2021
The Brewery, 52 Chiswell Street, London EC1Y 4SD
Since 1980, The Recruitment Marketing Awards have provided reward and recognition for excellence and professionalism in recruitment marketing and talent management. Broadcaster, writer, and Church of England parish priest Rev. Richard Coles hosts the 2021 awards.