Festival of Marketing


The Festival of Marketing

The award-winning Festival of Marketing is the place where 3,000 marketers, brands and agencies meet to celebrate, discover, connect and shape the future of marketing.

In just three years, the Festival has fast earned a reputation for delivering a programme of inspiration and practical learning, for marketers by marketers.

Experts and pioneers spark discussions in a unique mix of Q&As, debates, case studies, workshops and more. But it doesn't stop there. In true Festival spirit, conversations spill out into the Festival Village where you can meet and mingle with like-minded peers in cafes, juice bars and lounges.

Plus, at the heart of the Festival this year are The Masters of Marketing Awards. The new awards programme championing the most creative, innovative and exceptional work and displaying it for the whole industry to see.

The two-day Festival is the brainchild of industry influencers Marketing Week, Econsultancy, Design Week, Creative Review and Celebrity Intelligence.

Book tickets for yourself and your team today to join increasing numbers of senior marketers from both brands and agencies who are leading the transformation of our industry in the UK.

What’s on in 2015

What’s on in 2015

Like any Festival, expect to be spoilt for choice. Expect impressive names. Expect to explore and discover. Expect a kickass party. But be prepared to make difficult decisions – you’ll want to see and hear everything but there’s only one you.

Unless of course, you bring your friends, colleagues, teammates, boss to join you and 3000 other trendsetting marketers at the best marketing event of the year.

Find out more about this year

The Masters of Marketing

The Masters of Marketing

The Masters of Marketing are the new awards celebrating and  rewarding true mastery in marketing. Combining the heritage of the Marketing Week Engage Awards and Econsultancy’s The Digitals, it’s about more than just marketing excellence. The Masters award the work that adds creativity and innovation to effectiveness - setting the new standards for the industry.

Taking place over the course of two days at the Festival of Marketing, The Masters put the work at the centre of celebrations.

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The Crowd

Whether you think it’s what you know or who you know, we know that the Festival is all about making connections. The Festival brings together 3,000 senior marketers, brands and agencies who are ready to rip up the rulebooks, set the new standards and raise the profile of marketing. We’re connecting them with inspiration and ideas to ignite excitement and push the boundaries of marketing. 

See who was there in 2014.


The Gallery

Infused into the Festival of Marketing, The Masters of Marketing will be a frenzy of energy and excitement with inspiring stories, pop-up ceremonies and surprise hosts adding an atmosphere of anticipation and celebration to the heart of the two-day experience.  Going beyond best practice, The Masters award the work that adds creativity and innovation to effectiveness - setting the new standards for the industry.

Find out how to enter. 


The Line-Up

There will be all sorts of things to see and do at the Festival this year. Check out the headliners on the main stage. Pop in and out of the 14 other stages running all day. Pick up a drink. Swing by to see the work behind The Masters. Stop to chat. Hunt out the best food on offer. Browse the latest innovations. Stick around afterwards for when it all kicks off and we turn the amp up to 11!

Check out this year's stages.

  • The world’s leading gathering where marketers, brands and agencies meet to celebrate, discover and shape the future of marketing.

  • The Festival of Marketing brings together the who’s who of the marketing & branding industry.

Caroline Jackson Levy
Caroline Jackson Levy
Festival Director

“Your time is precious, so it’s our job to make sure that every moment of the Festival is packed with creative and high value content, ensuring you get the most out of your experience. The Festival is here to fuel your imagination. And we want to make it meaningful too. Introducing you to the people and ideas that will energise and inspire you to reconnect with everything that made you fall in love with your job in the first place.” 


Attend the Award-Winning Festival


British Media Awards The PPA Awards 2014 Connect 2014 Awards