Advertising Events March 2017

Keep up to date with the biggest and best industry events by checking our calendar. Each month we’ll be keeping you informed about what’s coming up in our Love Bites newsletter, and look out for our ticket giveaways to some of the top nights.

Women in Advertising: A Series of Events

08 – 26 March 2017

111 – 117 Lancaster Road, Notting Hill,  London W11 1QT

The Museum of Brands is looking at the portrayal of women in advertising with a series of talks and a specially commissioned film. The activities begin on 8th March, International Women’s Day 2017, with the launch of the short film ‘10 from 50’.
The Museum’s permanent displays offer a context to discuss gender roles in advertising. A specially created guide will lead visitors through the relevant exhibits showing the changing role of women in advertising and how consumer culture has evolved alongside women in society.

Gender in Advertising 10th and 24th of March, 7th and 21st of April

These lunchtime talks will examine the role of gender in advertising and how it has changed since Victorian times. Talks are free with museum entry and start at 2pm. Please book your tickets for lunchtime talks here.

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The Festival Of British Advertising

09 – 12 March 2017

91 Brick Lane, London E1 6QL

The UK’s institute for the advertising profession – the IPA – is celebrating its centenary with a four-day festival charting the very best of British advertising’s achievements through an exhibition open to the public. Taking place at the Boilerhouse, Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, London from the 9th to the 12th of March 2017 only, this unique and exciting exhibition will delve into the past, present and future of advertising; from the earliest print ads to the latest virtual reality technology.

A series of ticketed events will run alongside the exhibition, celebrating different aspects of the industry and the individuals who helped build it. These will include an exclusive screening and Q&A with Oscar-winning director Sir Alan Parker; Pop Goes The Ad Break – a romp through the relationship between pop music and commercials, featuring an all-star panel of Adland’s finest, top comedians and music legends. Plus Adam And The Ads: a tour through the funniest ads of all time, courtesy of much loved comic and broadcaster, Adam Buxton.

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The Guardian Changing Media Summit 2017

15 – 16 March 2017

B1, Location House, Southampton Row,  London WC1B 4DA

Join 400 C-level executives from across the media spectrum to hear how brands can balance creativity and technology to forge meaningful relationships and reaffirm their purpose.

If you work in media – from commercial, creative and digital strategies to online, mobile, social, advertising, gaming, finance and more – do not miss this sell-out summit.

Key themes to be addressed at this event:

  • With readers discovering more and more news through social networks, how can they assess trust and authority?
  • In a distributed media landscape, what new revenue streams are publishers pursuing?
  • Is adblocking the best thing to happen to advertising?
  • After the rebate scandal in the US, how can media agencies restore trust with clients?
  • Do we need a regulatory framework to improve our trust in robotics and AI?

The Changing Media Summit programme balances keynotes from the biggest household names, insights from the newest disruptors and first glimpses of the people you’ll be talking about in 12 months’ time.

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Advertising Week Europe 2017

20 – 24 March 2017

8 Different venues 

Now in its fifth year, Advertising Week Europe is a hybrid of inspiring thought leadership, entertainment and special events celebrating the industry and its people. For one week, from 20–24 March, the brightest leaders from the marketing, advertising, technology and entertainment industries join together in London to share their visions, passions, and best practices. From seminars and workshops led by some of the greatest minds in the industry by day, to world class entertainment in London’s most iconic venues by night – Advertising Week Europe’s premier roster of events is like no other.


B2B Marketing Expo 2017

20 – 29 March 2017

Excel Exhibition Centre, Sandstone Lane, London E16 1XL

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Priorities for the UK Creative Industries Workforce Post-Brexit

30 March 2017

Central London

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