Brands are under unprecedented pressure. Today’s marketing landscape is more complex than ever before. Technology continues to up-end the customer journey, yet brands cannot afford to look too far ahead of on-going political and economic turbulence across the globe. What marketers need to know are the steps they must take today in order to win tomorrow. Attend Campaign Brand Forum 2018 to find out your shortcut to marketing's future.

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Day One - Thursday 28th June 2018

09:00 - 09:55 Registration

09:55 - 10:00 Welcome Remarks

10:00 - 10:20 How marketers are transforming tomorrow's shoppers experience. 
Buy Me Once has established itself as a leading curated e-commerce retailer for sustainable products that are long-lasting and only need to be bought once. Its mission is to be a consumer champion, helping customers save time and money while lowering their environmental footprint. From the rise of the experience store to integrated mobile and tech solutions, discover what the key trends are for marketers wanting to cut through in today's highly competitive retail sector? 
Tara Button, Founder, Buy Me Once

10:20 - 10:40 Keynote: Marketing success doesn't have to be stressful
Whichever area of marketing you work, there is some element of a brief, a project, a goal. This helps guide us in what we need to achieve, but do you have a plan for your career? In this session, we will be looking at how having a plan can have a significant impact on not only the success you achieve in life bu how stressful it becomes. Using the 10-point 'Don't Just Be' plan, we will show you how success doesn't have to be stressful. 
Laura Capell-Abra, Founder, No More Ifs or Buts
10:40 - 10:55 Keynote: Safeguarding your brand in the volatile era of Trump, terrorist content and activist consumers 
2017 was a volatile year for brand safety, from ads appearing next to objectionable content to fake news. Where does the responsibility fall? How are marketers safeguarding their brands in 2018 and beyond? 

10:55 - 11.20  Break
11:20 - 11:35  Case study: "Nothing to Hide"
Absolut has released the 'Vodka with Nothing to Hide’ campaign, where viewers are invited on a revealing journey to discover how Absolut not only has nothing to hide, but have something worth shouting about. Hear from the Global Marketing Manager at Absolut on how this open storytelling format, that stars real employees, takes 'openness and transparency' to the extreme! 
Stephen Brown, Global Marketing Manager, The Absolut Company

11:35 - 12:55 Pre arranged 1-1 meetings & huddles 
Please refer to your personalised meeting agenda.

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch

14:00 - 14:30 Panel: Fresh eyes on influencer marketing
Influencer marketing is rapidly evolving. An ever-increasing connection to user generated digital content has shifted the power from producer to consumer. In the constant search for authenticity, brands are shifting from traditional influencers to micro-influencers. But how are brands using influencers effectively? What factors should marketers be wary of? We debate the risks and gains of influencer marketing in this expert panel debate. 

14:35 - 15:55 Pre arranged 1-1 meetings & huddles 
Please refer to your personalised meeting agenda.

15:55 - 16:15 Networking break

16:15 - 17:15 Pre arranged 1-1 meetings & huddles 
Please refer to your personalised meeting agenda.

17:15 - 17:45 Panel Discussion: Strengthen tomorrow today: Future proof your marketing strategy
We explore five key trends from trailblazer brands - from voice marketing to augmented retail - that need to be on all marketers’ to-do lists in 2018. 

Day Two - Friday 29th June 2018

09:25 - 09:30 Welcome 

09:30 - 10:00 Meet the influencers 
The Love Island contestants were quick to monetise their following last year as brands flocked to the contestants in hoards to help sell their products and services to their engaged audiences. In 2018, the influencer marketing craze is yet to slow down. This year will see more brands, more influencers and more engaging ways to advocate their products and services. Meet the influencers themselves in a series of quickfire presentations on why they've chosen this lifestyle and how they could help engage your brands using best practice examples. 
Patrick Aryee, Biologist
Gemita Samarra, Model and Professional Athlete 

10:00 - 10:30 The digital transformation of a 108 year-old company 
Founded in 1910, Colwyn Foulkes is a well-established architect firm. And, up until January 2018, the business had a 10-year-old website, and no digital presence across social media, or otherwise. So how do you digitally transform an architect firm? Or any business for that matter? In this presentation Emily will be sharing her best practice experience at Colwyn Foulkes on how she has grown the presence and brand of the firm into the 21st century.
Emily Johnson, Digital Marketing & Social Media Strategist, Colwyn Foulkes 

10.30 - 11:00 Session TBA

11:00 - close of event 

Campaign Brand Forum 2017 was a two day event. Dinner, entertainment and an overnight stay at the Oakley Court was provided. 

We will be returning to the stunning Oakley Court for 2018!

Day One - Thursday 29th June 2017

09:00 Registration                                                                                                                                                                                                                

09:55 - 10:00  Welcome Remarks

Adrian Barrick, Global Brand Director, Campaign Magazine

10:00 - 10:20 Get ready to Shine Offline
We are a generation of smartphone addicts in a constantly connected world. In our opening session, digital well-being expert Laura Willis invites us to start the day by removing digital distractions. In this unique session, we'll learn how to take back control of our day, revealing deeper engagement and mindful connections
Laura Willis, Digital Wellbeing Director, Shine Offline


10:20 - 10:40 Being Human Brands: Relationships, Behaviours and Brains. 

HeyHuman will share their journey into behavioural science and neuroscience to understand how human behaviour and communications can adapt to the age of information overload.                                                                                                                                 

10:40 - 10:55 Santander turns to user generated content in multi-channel campaign.

In this session, Rachel Baynes takes you behind the scenes on the creativity and craft behind Santander's new marketing campaign using user generated video content.

Rachel Baynes, UK Head of Marketing Communications, Santander


11:00 - 11:20 Break             


11:20 - 11:35 Using narratives in Facebook advertising to drive ROI.

In this session, Bloom and Wild will share how they’ve built creative stories on Facebook and how to structure your campaign funnel to drive ROI.

Jim Warren, Marketing Director, Bloom and Wild                                                                                                                                                                                     

11:35 - 12:55 Pre-arranged Networking 

Carefully matched meetings with expert agencies/solution providers who can help you drive your marketing strategy forward. 

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

14:00 - 14:30 Panel Discussion: Influencer Marketing

Hear from leading brands on how influencer strategies have become part of the brand's digital marketing efforts and budgets.

Jenny Tsai, CEO & Founder, Wearisma

Louise Marchesin, Head of Marketing, Skinade

Jenny Liu, Founder, Bomb Petite

Isida Horn Castle, Brand Marketing & Product Development Manager, Cornerstone Shaving


14:35 - 15:55 Pre-arranged Networking 

Carefully matched meetings with expert agencies/solution providers who can help you drive your marketing strategy forward. 

15:55 - 16:15 Networking Break                                                                                                       

16:15 - 17:15 Pre-arranged Networking 

Carefully matched meetings with expert agencies/solution providers who can help you drive your marketing strategy forward. 


17:15 - 17:30  How Telcos are disrupting digital advertising with new business models: A look at ‘point of need’ marketing

Mobile advertising is now widely accepted as a major new revenue stream for the telecommunications industry. Dan Rosen talks about what telcos have to offer brands and customers in this space and looks at new immersive formats that are making digital experiences better for all. 

Daniel Rosen, (Former) Global Director of Advertising, Telefonica


17:30 - 17:45 How Thomas Cook Group transformed data into innovative partnerships

Thomas Cook works with thousands of holiday attractions, all of them looking to source holiday makers from its millions of online visitors and thousands of high street stores. Hear how Thomas Cook used data to create innovative partnerships with its suppliers across online, social, in store and inflight - from just appearing in brochures to appearing everywhere. 

Stuart Adamson, Managing Director, Thomas Cook Media & Partnerships                                                       

17:45  Closing remarks & Check-in/Relax                                                                                                     

19:00 Networking drinks                                                                                                                  

19:45  Dinner         


Day Two - Friday 30th June 2017

09:30 - 10:00 Guinness enhances flavour with VR 
How do you make beer tastings more exciting than a woman in a tabard handing out paper cups? Guinness and R/GA London used VR technology and the science of flavour perception to bring three beers to colourful life for Tesco shoppers - find out how.
Sam Maguire, Marketing Manager, Diageo 
Ciaran McCarthy, Group Creative Director, R/GA London 

10:00 - 11:00 Shine Offline Part-Two Workshop 
Following the Shine Offline session on day one, Laura Willis hosts a fun and interactive workshop which considers the 24/7 connected world we live in and the impact constant connectivity is having on us. Participants will get the chance to reflect and consider the role their smartphone plays in their own lives and work together to come up with some solutions to start to improve their relationship with their device. 
Laura Willis, Digital Wellbeing Director, Shine Offline

11.00 Event close                                                                                                                                    

*Please note, the agenda is subject to change. 
* You will be sent your schedule for the pre-arranged 1-1 meeting before the event.

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