10am - 12pm
The Association of Marketing Membership Organisations (AMMO) representing key marketing and creative services trade and industry organisations meet to continue the work begun last year.
This will seek to set the agenda for how our industry develops over the coming decade, combining the brands and marketers with the creative, media and marketing services providers to create a platform for world class communications.
2.30pm - 5.30pm
Tickets £50 (concessions available)
Leaders of the marketing and communications industry will be presenting the latest in thinking and practice in marketing and communications over the last year, focusing on how cutting edge practice and technique has delivered value and growth for brands and services. Opening the event will be Tim Lefroy, Chief executive of The Advertising Association.
Panels of leading edge practicioners:
6pm - 8pm
The reception will be one of main highlights of the Festival, building on the record attendance of over 500 in 2011, and will be addressed by Fiona Hyslop, Cabinet Secretary for Culture and External Affairs, Roisin Donnelly, Corporate Marketing Director and Head of Marketing at P&G and attended by leaders from from government, marketing and media together with arts and culture, academia and the broad creative industries.
9pm - 10pm
Trust me, I’m a marketer... Inspired by a popular TV show, our panel of marketers and comedians share their secrets and lies. Can you guess who’s telling the truth as we go through a hilarious game of hiding truths amongst a web of lies?
Stand-up comedian, Fred MacAulay, will play guest host to two teams of panellists captained by international and much sought-after comedian, Gordon Southern, and award-winning comic performer Celia Pacquola. They will be joined by Roisin Donnelly, Corporate Marketing Director, P&G, Mark Gorman, Head of Thinking, Think Hard, Scott Morrison, Marketing Director, Diesel and Mark Earls, Herdmeister, Herd Consulting.
This show is a tribute to our friend and member Kenny Harris who sadly passed away unexpectedly in June, All proceeds from the evening will go to the charity nominated by Kenny’s family, Diabetes UK, and you can also make donations here.