Why attend?

Why attend?

An experience like no other

The Festival of Marketing is a unique digital experience where ambitious marketers can discover, learn, celebrate and shape the future together.

As the world of business begins the path to recovery, the marketing community will gather at Festival to create a blueprint that will lead their brands through change.

The Festival of Marketing 2020 will take place online on 5-9 October, find out more by downloading the Delegate Pack.


The 2020 event

More global than ever before...

Renowned for the seriously impressive speakers and its unrivalled audience of senior brand marketers, this year’s Festival will have worldwide involvement, from speakers and delegates alike. Connect with marketers from around the world, while gaining a global perspective on trends, customers, leadership and more. Shape the future at Festival.

Much more than a series of webinars...

The Festival is committed to delivering a world class virtual event experience that is as seamless, compelling and as engaging as ever. With amazing headliners, 5 days of dedicated content, and plenty of ideas and solutions to your challenges, Festival’s week-long series of sessions will provide unmatched insight, inspiration and learning.


Discover insights from some of the most innovative global brands out there. Our specialist speakers are brimming with knowledge to share, here are just a few of them.


The 2020 Streams

Running over five days, each day of Festival will focus on exploring one of the five key questions occupying marketers minds.

Day 1:​ 

Understanding trends​

Day 2: 

Delivering for customers

Day 3:​ 

Achieving creative effectiveness

Day 4:​ 

Leading change and setting strategy

Day 5:​ 

Driving recovery and returning to growth

What will you gain from attending the Festival of Marketing?




Immerse yourself in marketing and gain an array of ideas and inspiration to tackle your next big projects.




Learn from powerful global brands and walk away with the knowledge of how to supercharge your marketing.




Arm yourself with skills to navigate the changing economic and social landscape, and to lead your brand into recovery.




Festival will focus on issues of universal importance, with topics unpicked by internationally renowned experts.




Walk away from the five days of learning ready to make informed decisions.




The marketing community will digitally gather at Festival to determine the best way to face the future.

Festival is a learning experience like no other, but don't just take our word for it...

Discover what some of our 2019 attendees had to say.

The Festival in numbers


satisfied with FoM19


Managerial level or above


with budget responsibility


brand-side marketers

Discover who attends Festival

2019 attendees included:



  • "Probably the most all inclusive marketing event in the UK, or frankly anywhere else I've been in the world. A great range of speakers tackling and debating some of the most critical topics in marketing, alongside workshops and new partners to meet."
    EMEA Media Director
    GSK Consumer Healthcare
  • "You'll remember why you fell in love with marketing and leave inspired!"
    Campaign Manager
  • "A must for marketers at what ever level within their business, it gives you the levels of exposure to the big businesses and latest ideas and concepts that can be taken and applied to companies of all shapes and sizes."
    Marketing Manager
    Michelin Tyre Plc
  • "Inspiring speakers with relevant & up to date content - I genuinely left feeling motivated to take my findings and new ideas back to my team to discuss and implement."
    Head of Marketing
  • "Great array of sessions that turned what I 'thought' I knew on its head. Fantastic speakers and insights!"
    Partnerships Manager
    The Telegraph
  • “I'd highly recommend the Festival to people who want to stay on top of their marketing game.”
    Marketing Manager

Festival of Marketing

5 - 9 October 2020