Advertising and Marketing Events in October 2021

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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Bite Live


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.

Find out more and register.



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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.

Find out more on the Marketing Society website.



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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.

Find out more and register.



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IAB Events

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.

Find out more and register on the IAB website.



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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.

Find out more on the CIM website.




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.

Find out more and register to attend.



FESPA Global Print Expo 2021

FESPA Global Print Expo

12-15 October 2021

RAI Amsterdam

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.

Register your interest and find out more.


Festival of Marketing

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.

Find out more and buy a pass online.



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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.

Find out more and register for live and on demand access.



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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.

LEAP Chichester Creative Director, Roger Cayless is one of the judges.

Find out more and book tickets.


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